Day: May 12, 2022

  • EcoFlow Wave answers the question ‘do I need air conditioning outside?’

    EcoFlow Wave answers the question ‘do I need air conditioning outside?’

    EcoFlow Wave portable air conditioner | Image: EcoFlow EcoFlow is taking a detour from its usual pursuit of making big-ass batteries to launch this portable air conditioner that would give campers, RV roamers, and everyone living the van life more incentive to own a few of the aforementioned batteries. The EcoFlow Wave is a portable […]

  • In the latest Halo episode, Master Chief does the Covenant

    In the latest Halo episode, Master Chief does the Covenant

    Microsoft / Alex Castro / The Verge This week’s episode of Paramount Plus’ Halo TV show is incredible in the strictest definition of the term. I literally cannot believe what I have witnessed. Spoilers for Halo follow Are you still here? Are you sitting down? OK. In the latest episode of Halo, Master Chief Petty […]

  • Meta even brings up the metaverse when rebranding its payment system

    Meta even brings up the metaverse when rebranding its payment system

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Meta is continuing the Meta-fication of its brands by renaming Facebook Pay, its payment system available across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp, to Meta Pay. The change is set to happen “soon,” according to a blog post from Stephane Kasriel, Meta’s head of commerce and financial technologies, and […]

  • WhatsApp for iOS is testing chat filters for all users

    WhatsApp for iOS is testing chat filters for all users

    Popular communications platform WhatsApp is testing chat filters for all users. Currently only available for business accounts, chat filtering offers a simple and quick way to find certain chats. more… The post WhatsApp for iOS is testing chat filters for all users appeared first on 9to5Mac.

  • Liberals Are Celebrating a New Book on Rural Trump Voters That Falls Apart Under the Simplest Inspection

    Liberals Are Celebrating a New Book on Rural Trump Voters That Falls Apart Under the Simplest Inspection

    A store covered with Trump signs in support of the former president is seen in Steep Falls, Maine, on Aug. 5, 2021. Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images This past week, Maine Democratic state Sen. Chloe Maxmin has received glowing media attention for a new book about how to woo rural Donald Trump supporters. Maxmin, […]

  • Unvaccinated North Korea reports omicron outbreak, raising fears of new variants

    Unvaccinated North Korea reports omicron outbreak, raising fears of new variants

    Enlarge / People watch a television broadcast showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade at the Seoul Railway Station on May 4, 2022 in Seoul, South Korea. (credit: Getty | Chung Sung-Jun) North Korea instituted a nationwide lockdown Thursday after reporting an omicron coronavirus variant outbreak in […]

  • Bitcoin plunges to lowest price since 2020 amid broader sell-off

    Bitcoin plunges to lowest price since 2020 amid broader sell-off

    Enlarge (credit: R.Tsubin / Getty) The price of one Bitcoin briefly fell below $27,000 on Thursday morning, the lowest price for the cryptocurrency since 2020. The world’s leading virtual currency bounced back later in the day and now trades at $28,600. But that’s still 20 percent below the price one week ago and 57 percent […]

  • Google’s new Android Auto interface works with any screen size

    Google’s new Android Auto interface works with any screen size

    Enlarge / The many sizes of Android Auto. (credit: Google / Ron Amadeo) Android Auto, Google’s car interface app for Android, is getting a new, more flexible design at Google I/O. Android Auto previously demanded a pretty rigid screen aspect ratio. It could not handle things like large, vertically oriented car screens, and would often resort to pillar […]

  • Colorful South African Succulents Have Evolved To Look Like Real Stones

    Colorful South African Succulents Have Evolved To Look Like Real Stones Photo: zenung/DepositphotosThis post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. If you love unusual plants and are looking to add to your garden, you may want to […]

  • AT&T is about to get away with its bogus $1.99 ‘administrative fee’

    AT&T is about to get away with its bogus $1.99 ‘administrative fee’

    Since 2013, AT&T has quietly bilked customers out of hundreds of millions of dollars with a bogus “administrative fee,” a fee it more than doubled to $1.99 a month in 2018. For a few years there, a California class-action lawsuit made it seem like AT&T might finally get taken to task. But this week, both […]

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