Like each seasoned tech author, I’ve an embarrassing assortment of old iPhones and Android gadgets accumulating mud round the home. Nearly all are price subsequent to nothing by now, however the least-old ones of the bunch are prime candidates to be given second lives as . . . drumroll please . . . free wi-fi security cameras! Give it some ...

We’re extra linked than ever but we very hardly ever decide up the phone and have an actual, human-driven dialog. The extra refined expertise will get, the extra we appear to cease talking to one another. We’ve seen this occur with the rise of texting all through the 2000s, and now we’re seeing it at work, as video calls have ...

No matter you do, don’t email. Or text. That’s, if you need somebody to really assist you to. A brand new analysis paper finds that in-person communication is the most profitable solution to get the help you want. Ought to that not be an choice, a phone name or video name are second greatest. “In-person requests had been 67% more ...

The Fairphone 4 is an Android smartphone that begs to be dismantled. Peel off the again cowl together with your fingernail, and also you’ll discover colourful patterns and shapes across the inside together with a slogan: “Yours to open. Yours to maintain.” Look nearer, and also you’ll see that every element is held down with solely small Phillips screws, facilitating ...

The default Chrome browser on Android offers any web site you go to entry to information from your telephone’s movement sensor, a safety researcher discovered, prompting some within the media to induce customers to delete Chrome instantly. Safety researcher Tommy Mysk tweeted on October 29 that “the Chrome browser on Android offers any web site you go to entry to ...

It’s turn into more and more clear that the style trade accelerates local weather change, spewing out 4% of all world carbon emissions. However maybe quickly, our clothes may very well be redesigned to actively cut back our carbon footprint. A crew of researchers at Aalto College in Finland is working to show this imaginative and prescient into actuality. They’ve ...

Claw machines—these staples of household enjoyable facilities, pizzeria lobbies, and the Toy Story movies, the place you use a mechanical grabber to snare a prize—have made their option to the web. However they haven’t simply been was video game simulations. As a substitute, an Israel-based firm known as Gigantic has created an app known as Clawee that enables gamers to ...

One in every of my best challenges once I switched to freelancing was managing my time. Taking too many breaks; not taking any breaks. Worse—taking a “break” to do different work-related duties, like cleansing out my inbox or catch-up studying advertising and marketing publication subscriptions. After I would take a proper break, too usually I discovered myself doomscrolling via information or ...

I by no means developed a fine-tuned inside clock. I can’t inform which a part of my sleep hygiene is off, however it doesn’t matter what I do, my circadian rhythm wants exterior help to get up at a constant time. I used to sleep with my phone tucked inches from my face, prepared to blast by way of my ...

Editor’s Observe: Every week Maynard Webb, former CEO of LiveOps and former COO of eBay, provides candid, sensible, and generally stunning recommendation to entrepreneurs and founders. To submit a query, write to Webb at [email protected] Q. I’m having a problem with individuals not returning my calls. I don’t need to be a pest however I’m additionally undecided that they acquired ...