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The best robot vacuum for 2021

Is a sparkling clean floor one of your spring cleaning goals? If so, you don't need a complicated chore wheel or cleaning schedule. And you can put the upright vacuum, broom, dust bin and mop back in the closet. We now live in the age of the smart vacuum, and there are robots to do…

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge crowned a Top Safety Pick Plus

Go ahead, smash into something at an irresponsible speed. This all-electric Volvo will keep you safe.   Tim Stevens/Roadshow No other automaker has built its reputation on safety quite like Volvo. After all, this is the company that invented the three-point seatbelt, integrated boosters for children and side-impact airbags, to name a few of its…

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E an IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV offers performance, style, versatility and now loads of safety, too. Ford Electric vehicles aren't for everyone, at least not yet. Range concerns, higher upfront costs and questionable charging infrastructure are a few of things limiting their mass-market appeal. But safety isn't one of them, something underscored by the Ford Mustang…

NASA Perseverance rover creates breathable air on surface of Mars

An instrument on the rover has successfully extracted oxygen from the Martian atmosphere. NASA/JPL-Caltech One day after successfully flying a tiny helicopter on another planet, the team behind NASA's Perseverance rover achieved another big first on Mars. The vagabonding science lab managed to pull a bit of oxygen out of the Martian atmosphere, which is…

Best essential oil diffusers for 2021

Anyone who has felt instant calm after encountering a particular scent knows that aromatherapy is a soothing health and wellness booster, especially if you want to relax your body, quiet your mind and get a good night's sleep. Refreshing your living space with a scent that makes you feel relaxed or rejuvenated is especially important these days because so many of…

i have dozens of comments on gsmarena over past 5+ don’t...

The mysterious Xperia could be a successor to the Sony Xperia L4 (L) or even Xperia XA2 Ultra (R). (Image source: Sony/FacultyFocus - edited)Another Sony Xperia smartphone could be in the pipeline for a 2021 release, with a noted leaker hinting at a further device launch for later in the year. A single letter mentioned…

Reliability was another issue for the X1Tablets. There were driver issues...

The Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable is more sensible than the X1 TabletOn first glance, the ThinkPad X12 Detachable looks a lot like the ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 3. Despite the similarity, the X12 is no direct successor, as it is not an X1 ThinkPad anymore. This is not necessarily a bad thing: Since it is…

What’s the Difference Between Global Warming and Climate Change?

On Aug. 18, 2019, Iceland held a funeral for the first glacier lost to climate change. The deceased party was Okjökull, a historic body of ice that covered 14.6 square miles (38 square kilometers) in the Icelandic Highlands at the turn of the 20th century. But its glory days are long gone. In 2014, having…

10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth

The United Nations suggests that climate change is not just the defining issue of our time, but we are also at a defining moment in history. Weather patterns are changing and will threaten food production, and sea levels are rising and could cause catastrophic flooding across the globe. Countries must make drastic actions to avoid…

Bipartisan Senate bill would block law enforcement agencies from purchasing Clearview...

(Lack of) privacy: Maintaining privacy has become increasingly difficult in the digital era. Automated data scraping bots scour the internet for photos, phone numbers, email addresses, and other personal information, funneling it all back to their owners for re-sale. As it turns out, some US Senators don't care for this practice -- particularly when the…

Overclocker pushes Radeon RX 6900 XT to world record 3.22 GHz

What just happened? AMD's Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards have been out for several months now, and while they've been very hard to get a hold of, some of the lucky few have looked into testing their overclocking potential. One popular overclocker managed to get the Radeon RX 6900 XT to run at a…

Proposed EU regulations aim to restrict AI use based on its...

In context: As artificial intelligence systems get more ubiquitous, the need to regulate their use becomes more apparent. We have already seen how systems like facial recognition can be unreliable at best and biased at worst. Or how governments can misuse AI to impinge on individual rights. The European Union is now considering implementing formal…