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A huge pile of used books.

Too many used books? Want to help literacy efforts? Here’s what to do.

As nightstand “To Be Read” piles grow and donation boxes expand, readers are consuming more and more books each year. At the same time, the publishing industry still faces a looming threat to the production of physical books, caused by … Continue reading

A cat looking at, stepping into, and then peeing in the Litter-Robot 4

Is the Litter-Robot 4 worth $650?

My litter box is an open plastic box underneath the sink in my small Brooklyn bathroom. My cat, Colby Jack, likes to keep a clean house – and by that I mean that if his litter box is dirty, he … Continue reading

Silver VPN hardware piece with white plug-in

Get a plug-and-play decentralized VPN and stay safer online

TL;DR: As of May 25, the Deeper Connect Pico Decentralized VPN & Cybersecurity Hardware + WiFi Adapter is on sale for just $248. You’ve heard of the Deeper Connect Nano, now meet its tinier sibling, the Deeper Connect Pico. Like … Continue reading

house with a garage

Your garage door opener just got smarter — these are our top 5 picks

The front door is how we invite people into our lives. We welcome guests, accept packages, and turn down solicitors. But, for many of us, the garage door is a much more regularly used entryway into our homes when we … Continue reading

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We tried InsideTracker: The ‘ultra-personalized nutrition system’

Today, getting serious about your nutrition means more than tracking your macros, testing for sensitivities, and hiring a dietician. There’s now a whole industry devoted to personalized nutrition, which uses individual characteristics — typically saliva, blood, or stool samples as … Continue reading

Law enforcement officers speak together outside of Robb Elementary School following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School on May 24, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas.

GoFundMe has launched a verified fundraising hub for the Robb Elementary School shooting

GoFundMe has launched a centralised hub of verified fundraisers related to the Robb Elementary School shooting, during which 19 children and two teachers were killed in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday. Mass shootings are commonplace in the U.S., with the Robb … Continue reading

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Save 30% on a 1-year subscription to LastPass Premium

TL;DR: A one-year subscription to LastPass Premium is on sale for £20.18, saving you 30% on list price. Unless you have the memory of an elephant, creating and remembering strong, complex passwords for every single account is a huge pain … Continue reading

Microsoft’s grand plan for the future Windows is basically an M1 Mac mini

Microsoft’s developers conference, Build 2022, is happening this week, and amid the flurry of announcements was something very Apple-like. In fact, if you weren’t paying close attention, you might have thought Microsoft released its own Mac. It’s called Project Volterra … Continue reading

WWDC 2022

Apple events 2022: Apple’s next event is 6 June

Apple doesn’t often participate in big industry-wide events like CES or E3. The most valuable company in the world holds its own events, thank you very much. Several times a year, Apple invites the press and industry professionals out to a … Continue reading

Apple Keynote

How to watch Apple’s WWDC 2022 keynote livestream video

WWDC – Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference – is set to kick off on Monday 6 June 2022, with a keynote at which the company will reveal its plans for the operating systems on our iPhones, iPads, Macs, Watches, HomePods and … Continue reading