Time: Apple’s New Powerbeats Are OK, But Design Flaws Keep Them From Greatness

March 27, 2020 at 11:10PM While some people might decry the act of running while blaring tunes, claiming it distracts you from the objectively arduous task at hand (that is, flinging your body through space at speed for miles on end), I wholeheartedly disagree. Whether you’re jogging, lifting, skating, or just spending a lot moreContinue reading “Time: Apple’s New Powerbeats Are OK, But Design Flaws Keep Them From Greatness”

Time: We’re Online More Than Ever Right Now. Can the Internet Itself Keep Up?

March 27, 2020 at 01:59PM As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, forcing major cities and entire countries to enter a state of indefinite lockdown, many people are being encouraged or ordered to work or learn remotely, conducting meetings, conference calls and classes online in isolation. But is the Internet itself ready for theContinue reading “Time: We’re Online More Than Ever Right Now. Can the Internet Itself Keep Up?”

Time: COVID-19 Scams Are Everywhere Right Now. Here’s How to Protect Yourself

March 19, 2020 at 09:14PM As the world struggles to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, people are scrambling to find trustworthy information about the spread of the disease, how they can protect themselves, how they can get tested, and more. Unfortunately, the spammers and scammers of the world are using the situation to take advantage ofContinue reading “Time: COVID-19 Scams Are Everywhere Right Now. Here’s How to Protect Yourself”

Time: Here’s How to Keep Your Phone Clean — But Keep Washing Your Hands, Too

March 17, 2020 at 03:57PM With the spread of the novel coronavirus in the U.S., people are more concerned than ever with staying clean and germ-free. People know, too, that their smartphones and other devices can carry more than a few germs, making it important to clean those gadgets every now and again. But howContinue reading “Time: Here’s How to Keep Your Phone Clean — But Keep Washing Your Hands, Too”

Time: Review: The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Can’t Deliver On All the Hype

March 04, 2020 at 05:58PM So you want a smartphone that’s bigger, better, and faster than the pocket-stretching gadget you’ve already got? If you can bear turning every knob to 10, then skipping to 20 (and paying the price for it), you might enjoy Samsung’s latest mobile computing behemoth: the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, partContinue reading “Time: Review: The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Can’t Deliver On All the Hype”

Time: What Internet Speeds Should You Really Be Paying For? Here’s How to Decide

February 21, 2020 at 09:29PM If the new year brought some new gadgets — like a 4K TV, new streaming device, or even a new video game — into your life, you’re probably itching to get them hooked up and online. Just one problem, though: That 4K-quality stream you’re looking to extract from your NetflixContinue reading “Time: What Internet Speeds Should You Really Be Paying For? Here’s How to Decide”

Time: How TIME Re-created the 1963 March on Washington in Virtual Reality

February 20, 2020 at 12:27PM Tucked away in an office on a quiet Los Angeles street, past hallways chockablock with miniature props and movie posters, is a cavernous motion-capture studio. And in that studio is the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in 1963, on the day Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have aContinue reading “Time: How TIME Re-created the 1963 March on Washington in Virtual Reality”

Time: The Spring Cleaning Software You Need to Tidy Up Your Computer (And Keep it That Way)

February 14, 2020 at 10:52PM Admit it, you’ve got a ton of junk on your computer. No, not stacked on top of your computer, but on your desktop screen and in the file paths lurking below the surface, in downloaded detritus and folders long covered with pixelated dust — what does “reports-final-finalforrealthistime” even mean? AllContinue reading “Time: The Spring Cleaning Software You Need to Tidy Up Your Computer (And Keep it That Way)”

Time: Samsung’s Trying Foldable Phones Once Again With the Galaxy Z Flip

February 11, 2020 at 08:03PM Hot on the heels of the poorly kept secret that was Samsung’s Galaxy S20 line of smartphones, the electronics giant revealed its newest foldable smartphone at its annual Unpacked event Tuesday. Dubbed the Galaxy Z Flip, the foldable smartphone features a clamshell design similar to the flip-phones of yore. AndContinue reading “Time: Samsung’s Trying Foldable Phones Once Again With the Galaxy Z Flip”

Time: Samsung’s New Flagship Galaxy S20 Smartphones Have 5G and Intense Cameras

February 11, 2020 at 07:00PM Samsung’s back with another trio of smartphones, designed to take advantage of your wireless carrier’s newfound obsession with all things 5G. At its annual Unpacked event, where the company shows off its upcoming smartphones meant to fill your pockets and empty your wallets, Samsung unveiled the successor to its SamsungContinue reading “Time: Samsung’s New Flagship Galaxy S20 Smartphones Have 5G and Intense Cameras”

Time: A Physical Therapist Explains How to Fix Taika Waititi’s Apple Keyboard Woes

February 10, 2020 at 06:57PM At the 2020 Academy Awards, director Taiki Waititi won “Best Adapted Screenplay” for his satirical film Jojo Rabbit, and took the stage to claim his first Oscar. “I dedicate this to all the indigenous kids in the world who want to do art and dance and write stories,” Waititi said,Continue reading “Time: A Physical Therapist Explains How to Fix Taika Waititi’s Apple Keyboard Woes”

Time: You Can Finally Stop Netflix From Autoplaying Videos. Here’s How

February 06, 2020 at 09:24PM Using Netflix, until today, had always been an exercise in timing, especially when looking for something to watch. That’s because, without fail, hovering on a particular title for too long would activate the streaming service’s dreaded preview autoplay feature, presenting you with a trailer you never asked for and forcingContinue reading “Time: You Can Finally Stop Netflix From Autoplaying Videos. Here’s How”

Time: The Tech Team Behind Billy Porter’s Incredible Opening and Closing Grammys Hat Told Us How it Works

January 27, 2020 at 08:00PM The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, a star-studded event, was a perfect opportunity for today’s biggest celebrities to show off the latest fashion trends, from the everyday to the truly wild. The Grammys are where haute couture gets its moment to shine, and where your average viewer can gawk at outlandishContinue reading “Time: The Tech Team Behind Billy Porter’s Incredible Opening and Closing Grammys Hat Told Us How it Works”

Time: Should You Reconsider Using WhatsApp After the Jeff Bezos Hack? Probably Not

January 24, 2020 at 07:05PM Amid reports that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s phone was allegedly hacked by Saudi Arabia — with the direct involvement of Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman via the popular chat app WhatsApp — some users may be wondering: Can I be hacked the same way? Investigators have “medium to high confidence”Continue reading “Time: Should You Reconsider Using WhatsApp After the Jeff Bezos Hack? Probably Not”

Time: Apple Is Once Again Under Pressure to Help the FBI Unlock a Shooter’s iPhone. Here’s What to Know

January 16, 2020 at 04:57PM Apple’s stance on encryption and user privacy is once again under the spotlight as the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks the company’s help in decrypting two iPhones used by a Royal Saudi Air Force cadet who opened fire at a naval base in Pensacola, Fl. in December, killing three peopleContinue reading “Time: Apple Is Once Again Under Pressure to Help the FBI Unlock a Shooter’s iPhone. Here’s What to Know”

Time: Sony Showed Up to CES With a Radically Different Concept Car. A Top Executive Told Us Why

January 14, 2020 at 03:40PM At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, Sony revealed the next generation of its 8K television lineup, its own take on the electric car with the Sony Vision-S, and more. The Vision-S, an electric concept car focused on “safety, entertainment, and adaptability,” incorporates Sony’s automotive-focused imaging technology, and is surroundedContinue reading “Time: Sony Showed Up to CES With a Radically Different Concept Car. A Top Executive Told Us Why”

Time: These 6 Tech Tools Will Help You Actually Keep Your 2020 New Year’s Resolutions

January 03, 2020 at 03:27PM It’s 2020, a brand new year, and you know what that means: Resolutions you’ll definitely keep this time! Yes, you know you can change your habits and hit the gym first thing tomorrow, or begin your library book binge as soon as you’re done reading this story. If you’re tryingContinue reading “Time: These 6 Tech Tools Will Help You Actually Keep Your 2020 New Year’s Resolutions”

Time: The 10 Best Gadgets of the 2010s

December 14, 2019 at 12:47AM Making a list of the decade’s most important and influential gadgets is, in a word, illuminating — and that’s before you factor in all the LEDs. Over the last 10 years, thousands of products have been released, and while some are definitely “cooler” than others, their impact on the pastContinue reading “Time: The 10 Best Gadgets of the 2010s”

Time: Apple Announced Its Picks for Best Apps of 2019

December 03, 2019 at 07:54PM Apple released its picks for the best apps and games of 2019 at an event in New York City on Monday. It also identified what it deemed were the most important trends that drove app development in the past year — namely reimagined franchises (like Pokémon Masters and Minecraft Earth)Continue reading “Time: Apple Announced Its Picks for Best Apps of 2019”

Time: Thinking of Buying a 4K TV? Here’s What You Should Know

December 02, 2019 at 08:39PM Happy holidays! With Thanksgiving out of the way, holiday deals abounding, and your guests’ desire to watch Thursday’s NFL games finally satisfied, now might be the right time to finally ditch the old 1080p TV and spring for a 4K set. But when it comes to 4K TVs, options areContinue reading “Time: Thinking of Buying a 4K TV? Here’s What You Should Know”

Time: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Carry the Franchise to a New Plateau

November 15, 2019 at 08:12PM Since 1996, the Pokémon franchise hasn’t strayed far from its simple premise of capturing and battling colorful, cartoonish “pocket monsters.” But if you think you’re too old for the latest double-feature, Pokémon Sword and Shield for the Nintendo Switch, you’re missing out on one of the greatest entries in theContinue reading “Time: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Carry the Franchise to a New Plateau”

Time: Microsoft’s Surface Pro X Is Pretty But Not Ready for Primetime

November 08, 2019 at 07:56PM Microsoft’s Surface Pro X represents a major transition for the company, showcasing its vision for the future of mobile productivity. Yes, it’s still a Microsoft Surface. Yes, it still runs Windows. But instead of building on traditional laptop technology, it’s adopting innovations from the mobile world, and betting on boostedContinue reading “Time: Microsoft’s Surface Pro X Is Pretty But Not Ready for Primetime”

Time: The Real Reason Google Is Buying Fitbit

November 04, 2019 at 08:17PM In announcing its planned $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness tracking company Fitbit, Google said the deal will “help spur innovation in wearables” — at least, that’s how Senior Vice President of Devices & Services Rick Osterloh put it in a blog post. If completed, the move would spell the endContinue reading “Time: The Real Reason Google Is Buying Fitbit”