For the Last Time, Please Don’t Buy the Apple Watch Series 3

For the Last Time, Please Don’t Buy the Apple Watch Series 3

Well, well, well. Despite begging every higher power that I wouldn’t have to write yet another blog about why folks shouldn’t buy the Apple Watch Series 3 anymore, a 9to5 Mac report notes that several Series 3 owners have reported that their watches are randomly rebooting since upgrading to watchOS…

GM Halts Sales Of Six Models Over Brake Issues, Including The C8 Corvette

GM Halts Sales Of Six Models Over Brake Issues, Including The C8 Corvette

This week General Motors has issued an immediate stop-sale order on six models across multiple brands. The cars affected are as follows: Buick Encore GX, Cadillac CT4, CT5, XT4, and Chevrolet Trailblazer and Corvette. GM has notified the NHTSA about an upcoming safety recall for these vehicles, which stems from…

Ford Thinks It Will Convert Over 75 Percent Of Bronco Reservations To Sales

Ford Thinks It Will Convert Over 75 Percent Of Bronco Reservations To Sales

The new Ford Bronco is Ford’s biggest launch since the sixth-generation Explorer, which was bungled. Ford is eager not to repeat those mistakes, but also interesting will be to see how Ford’s reservation system will play out, after reservation money was also taken for the Mustang Mach-E.

A Million Deaths From Coronavirus: Seven Experts Consider Key Questions

A Million Deaths From Coronavirus: Seven Experts Consider Key Questions

The pandemic has reached a grim milestone: one million people have now died of COVID-19, according to Worldometers. On January 13, we published “Mystery China pneumonia outbreak likely caused by new human coronavirus” by Connor Bamford, a virologist at Queen’s University Belfast. Since then, we have published more than 3,500…

Alphabet Settles Major Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Alphabet Settles Major Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A yearlong lawsuit against Alphabet’s board of directors over allegations of shielding the sexual harassment has, at long last, come to a close. It’s a decision that, as one attorney on the plaintiff’s side said, will “fundamentally alter” the way Google’s parent company operates — and hopefully the way some…

How Android 11 Beats iOS 14 for Handling Messaging Apps

How Android 11 Beats iOS 14 for Handling Messaging Apps

Android 11 and iOS 14 are both here, and the software upgrades pack in a slew of improvements and new features for Android phones (er…some of them) and iPhones, respectively. Many of the tweaks and enhancements in Android 11 centre around one particular area, though, and it’s an area where Google’s…

Tesla Promised A $35,000 Car And Then Its Stock Dove

Tesla Promised A $35,000 Car And Then Its Stock Dove

What struck me most about Battery Day was how un-Tesla the whole event was. There weren’t any too-outlandish-to-believe claims and there wasn’t a new prototype that you might never hear about again. It was, in a word, boring, which is how automaker events are supposed to be. This new grown-up…

Hey Maybe Someone Go Check And See If GM’s Truck Designers Are OK

Hey Maybe Someone Go Check And See If GM’s Truck Designers Are OK

Hey, General Motors Design? How’s it going, buddy? Man, I still sure love what you did with that Corvair! Good stuff, good stuff. And that new Corvette! Wow, right? I, uh, just happened to be checking out your Instagram page and saw some stuff from your very talented truck designers….

Looks Like the Windows XP Source Code Just Leaked on 4chan

Looks Like the Windows XP Source Code Just Leaked on 4chan

Would you believe more than 1% of computers worldwide are still using Windows XP? Incredibly, there are still millions of people using 19-year-old operating system. And a recent development — if it bears out — is another reason  people need to make the switch to something newer. On Thursday, users…

It’s Not Just You, a Ton of Google Services Just Went Down

It’s Not Just You, a Ton of Google Services Just Went Down

If you’ve been experiencing issues trying to access Google or YouTube, you’re not alone. Around 9 p.m. on Thursday evening, tons of users worldwide reported problems with Google and the many services under the tech giant’s umbrella, including Google Drive, Gmail, Stadia, the Play Store, and even Nest.