Galaxy S20 Gets Exclusive New Features in Microsoft’s Your Phone

A fresh set of features is headed to Windows users that brings exclusive features to owners of the Samsung Galaxy S20 line and the Galaxy Z Flip. If you are...

Why did anyone watch ‘Friday the 13th’? / Boing Boing

Why did anyone watch 'Friday the 13th'? / Boing Boing

Facebook commits $20M to UNF, WHO and CDC to tackle COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Facebook said on Friday that it is committing to match $20 million in donations, a tiny fraction of its quarterly profit, to support global relief efforts for COVID-19 coronavirus. Mark Zuckerberg,...

The Best Mechanical Keyboards for 2019

Mechanical keyboards are some of the most beloved among typists and gamers. They can offer the fastest and most accurate switches, great RGB lighting, and fantastic durability. But even among...

Apple’s WWDC is happening this year after all—but it has a new format

Enlarge / Apple's header graphic for this year's WWDC event.

The strange planet where it rains iron / Boing Boing

On the planet Wasp-76b, it rains iron. Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and colleagues observed the planet, 650 light years from Earth, using the European Southern Observatory's Very...

Apple makes WWDC online-only, amid COVID-19 concerns – TechCrunch

Apple today announced that it would follow moves by other major tech firms by canceling the in-person element of its annual World Wide Developers Conference in June. Rather than holding...