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Get Apple’s second generation AirPods for just $90

Dec 17, 2021

Apple They’re not the newest versions, but if you don’t mind being one generation behind, you can get some AirPods at an excellent price today. Amazon is selling the second generation Apple AirPods for $90. That’s $70 off of the list price. It’s better than the $129 you’d pay at Apple, that’s for sure. If you’re thinking of these as a Christmas present, you may want to reconsider, as Amazon claims they won’t until after the holiday. In our review, we gave the second ...read more

How to sync your Outlook calendar with an iPhone

Dec 17, 2021

Many different businesses use Outlook as a way to organize everything from meetings to their employees’ daily tasks. Of course, you can also use Outlook in your personal life as well. Outlook is a Microsoft program that runs on your computer. Because of this, you may notice that it’s not easy to take it out and about in your life. Fortunately, you can make access easier by syncing your Outlook calendar onto an iPhone. Further reading How to change your Outlook password How to add Zoom ...read more

Community safety app Citizen launching in Seattle after attracting 10M users across U.S.

Dec 17, 2021

(Citizen Image) Citizen, the app that allows people to monitor and participate in public safety watching and reporting, is officially expanding to Seattle after testing in the city for a few months. The startup plans to dedicate more resources from its operations and incident moderation teams to Seattle after already attracting about 30,000 downloads. The venture-backed tech company, which launched in 2016 with New York as its first market, is now operating in more than 60 cities and has ...read more

How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook

Dec 17, 2021

How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook boils down to a couple of keyboard shortcuts. We rounded up what those shortcuts are, as well as a slate of tips for what to do with them on Chrome OS. Further reading How to record your computer screen How to take a screenshot on a Mac How to take a screenshot on an iPad How to capture a full screenshot on a Chromebook To take a screenshot of everything on your screen, press the following keys simultaneously: Ctrl + Show Windows. The latter but ...read more

5 killer Radeon GPU features that level up your gaming experience

Dec 17, 2021

Today’s GPUs are so capable you might not even consider that off-the-shelf you could be leaving performance on the table. Indeed, if you thought you were “locked in” to the performance limits of your Radeon GPU at the time of purchase, know this: You can “unlock” more performance and even more eye-candy to bring your graphics to another level. We’ll show you how free, easy, and fun it is to “boost” your GPU! (To learn more about today’s gra ...read more

Indian rideshare Ola faces crowded field to go beyond Uber playbook

Dec 17, 2021

Image: Samyukta Lakshmi/Bloomberg via Getty Images A few days ago, the Indian rideshare company, Ola, which has zero experience in manufacturing, complex supply chains, battery technology, consumer products, mobility, or anything in the general area of electric vehicles (EVs) delivered its first 100,000 electric scooters in what will undoubtedly become one of the largest EV markets in the world. The scale of Ola's ambitions in the Indian EV space is so towering that it would invol ...read more

Unicorn corporate fitness startup Gympass acquires online personal training company Trainiac

Dec 17, 2021

(Trainiac Photo) Gympass, a corporate fitness platform, has acquired Trainiac, a Seattle startup that makes software to facilitate 1-on-1 online training workouts. Gympass, which raised $220 million in June, will now provide users with access to personal training via Trainiac. Founded in 2016 by former Microsoft and Facebook employees, Trainiac’s app connects people with certified personal trainers who run individualized workouts and create plans to meet goals and provide accountabilit ...read more

Nokia T20, hands on: A good-value 10.4-inch Android tablet

Dec 17, 2021

Nokia's T20 has a 10.4-inch 2K (2000 x 1200) screen and runs on a Unisoc T610 chipset with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable via MicroSD). Image: Sandra Vogel / ZNet Nokia is better known for phones than tablets, but the company has recently released the T20, a 10.4-inch Android tablet that in the UK costs £179.99 (inc. VAT) for the Wi-Fi-only version and £199.99 with Wi-Fi and 4G. It's available in just one colour -- Deep Ocean, which is a matte metallic dark ...read more

There’s an easy fix for Windows 11’s slow SSD performance

Dec 17, 2021

Kingston One of the biggest technical issues keeping a lot of people off of Windows 11 is that it seems to seriously impact the speed of some types of solid state drives. Some user testing showed the new operating system slowing down NVMe drives dramatically, though this wasn’t a universal problem. Microsoft engineers said they were working on it, and it looks like they’ve made good: a recent Windows update appears to fix the issue. The speed-fixing patch went out to Windows 1 ...read more

The best new shows to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and more

Dec 17, 2021

With work starting to wind down for the holiday break and kids prepping for the last day of school in 2021, there will be a lot of extra time to fill. While there are plenty of fun outdoor winter activities to partake in, when you simply feel like relaxing at home, there’s nothing better than gathering in front of a big screen with a cup of hot cocoa to binge-watch a new show. Fans waited two years for the second season of The Witcher, and it’s finally here. Meanwhile, Ana Gasteyer, best kn ...read more

How Cisco runs its massive network at L.A.'s futuristic SoFi Stadium

Dec 17, 2021

Cisco Systems recently invited me to a behind-the-scenes tour of the new football field in Los Angeles, SoFi Stadium, home to the L.A. Rams and L.A. Chargers. I personally have toured about two dozen arenas, rinks, and stadiums across North America and even a few in Europe, and SoFi's was certainly the most impressive display of technology that I have seen to date.  Before I get into the technology, it's worth noting the size and scope of the environment. The stadium is in Inglewood on the si ...read more

Omicron variant likely to surge in Seattle area as health officials urge booster shots

Dec 17, 2021

Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, health officer for Public Health — Seattle King County. (Public Health — Seattle King County Photo) Health officials in King County are anticipating a likely surge of the fast-spreading Omicron COVID-19 variant, said county health officer Dr. Jeffrey Duchin in a media briefing Wednesday. He urged people to get their booster shots and double down on masking and other measures. “I think we can assume that Omicron is fairly prevalent right now, although it’s still ...read more

Try Amazon Music and get an Echo Dot for 99 cents

Dec 17, 2021

It’s back: Amazon’s killer deal that can get you an Echo Dot for just $0.99, but there are three catches to this deal. The first one is you have to be a “new Echo device customer.” Presumably that means only people who’ve never bought an Echo before. If that’s you, this is one heck of a deal. The second catch is that you have to sign up for a month of Amazon Music Unlimited Individual, which is $9.99 per month, or $7.99 for Prime members. That effectivel ...read more

How to sync your Outlook Calendar with your Google Calendar

Dec 17, 2021

While Facebook does a good job bogging down your calendar(s) with every birthday under the sun, keeping track of everything else can be a difficult juggle, especially if you use more than one platform. An appointment entered on an Android phone likely won’t appear in Outlook automatically. Thankfully, there’s a way to sync information between Outlook and Google Calendar, like scheduled meetings, doctor appointments, and so on. The method is simple, but it’s not a two-way communication. Her ...read more

Dialpad's new funding round gives its a $2.2B valuation

Dec 17, 2021

Dialpad, the 10-year-old cloud communications and collaboration platform, has raised another $170 million, the company announced Thursday. The Series F funding round brings its valuation to $2.2 billion -- nearly double what it was after its Series E round last year.  ICONIQ Capital led the funding round, with participation from Amasia, GV, OMERS Growth Equity, Work-Bench, Section 32, and T-Mobile Ventures. See also:  The great pull-forward: Dialpad rides the work-from-anywhere wave . Al ...read more