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Review: The Fnatic miniSTREAK is a solid gaming keyboard for under $100

REVIEW: THE FNATIC MINISTREAK IS A SOLID GAMING KEYBOARD FOR UNDER $100

Gamers and writers are alike in one important respect: they're both extremely discerning about the keyboards they use. As someone who...

Poll: Cable news viewers more likely to believe political falsehoods than print, public radio consumers

POLL: CABLE NEWS VIEWERS MORE LIKELY TO BELIEVE POLITICAL FALSEHOODS THAN PRINT, PUBLIC RADIO CONSUMERS

It should surprise no one that where we gets our news plays a significant part in determining what we believe to be true. But lying...

 
 
 
The inside story behind the All-View Display on the Honor View20

THE INSIDE STORY BEHIND THE ALL-VIEW DISPLAY ON THE HONOR VIEW20

On Monday, Huawei's mobile sub-brand Honor announced the upcoming View20 smartphone at a packed-out event in the middle of Hong Kong....

Kindle Paperwhite 2018 Review: The best ereader for the money adds waterproofing and audiobooks

KINDLE PAPERWHITE 2018 REVIEW: THE BEST EREADER FOR THE MONEY ADDS WATERPROOFING AND AUDIOBOOKS

If you want an e-reader, you should probably buy the new Kindle Paperwhite. I can pretty much end this review here. For better or worse,...

 
 
 
GoT's Charles Dance on fighting zombies in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's latest DLC

GOT'S CHARLES DANCE ON FIGHTING ZOMBIES IN CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS 4'S LATEST DLC

The latest DLC addition to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, a Zombies mode called “Dead of the Night,” is a campy, extraordinary map filled...

Tumblr's ‘female-presenting nipples' language isn't semantic - it's oppression

TUMBLR'S ‘FEMALE-PRESENTING NIPPLES' LANGUAGE ISN'T SEMANTIC - IT'S OPPRESSION

Tumblr‘s whiplash-inducing ban on “all adult content” has been about as well-received as a tequila-fart in a car full of strangers...

 
 
 
How numb are we to Facebook's fuck-ups at this point?

HOW NUMB ARE WE TO FACEBOOK'S FUCK-UPS AT THIS POINT?

Facebook apparently couldn't get to the end of its awful 2018 without exposing even more user data - photos, in this case. But at this...

Focal Elegia Review: Neutral hi-fi headphones you can actually commute with

FOCAL ELEGIA REVIEW: NEUTRAL HI-FI HEADPHONES YOU CAN ACTUALLY COMMUTE WITH

The Focal Elegia is not your typical high-end headphone. After the highly successful Utopia and Clear, the Elegia is Focal Audio's...

 
 
 
How blockchain technology can - and can't - prevent sexual assault

HOW BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY CAN - AND CAN'T - PREVENT SEXUAL ASSAULT

For the ongoing series, Code Word, we're exploring if - and how - technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment,...

‘Unregulated ICOs are dead' - welcome to the era of the STO

‘UNREGULATED ICOS ARE DEAD' - WELCOME TO THE ERA OF THE STO

One of Alan Sugar's earliest apprentices and author of Tokenomics: The crypto shift of blockchains, ICOs and tokens, Thomas Power took...

 
 
 
This week's best Android games to help you forget about Tumblr

THIS WEEK'S BEST ANDROID GAMES TO HELP YOU FORGET ABOUT TUMBLR

Welcome to our weekly column, in which YouTuber NimbleThor brings you a short list of the best new mobile games for your Android device....

“Netflix for Nonfiction” streams 2,000+ documentaries for $2 per month

“NETFLIX FOR NONFICTION” STREAMS 2,000+ DOCUMENTARIES FOR $2 PER MONTH

Get the inquisitive minds on your shopping list a two-year subscription to Curiosity Stream, a vast digital library of very 2,000 documentary...

 
 
 
How to find and share your top Instagram posts from 2018

HOW TO FIND AND SHARE YOUR TOP INSTAGRAM POSTS FROM 2018

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other...

Amazon's selling Chromecasts again - a year after it said it would

AMAZON'S SELLING CHROMECASTS AGAIN - A YEAR AFTER IT SAID IT WOULD

I know you've spent the past year counting down the days, but it's here. The time has finally arrived. Yes, you got it right, you can...

 
 
 
Blockchains should have ‘privacy by design' for GDPR compliance

BLOCKCHAINS SHOULD HAVE ‘PRIVACY BY DESIGN' FOR GDPR COMPLIANCE

General data protection regulation and blockchain is one of the industry's most contentious debates at the moment. Some believe that...

Abra is giving away $25 of Bitcoin this Christmas - but there's a catch

ABRA IS GIVING AWAY $25 OF BITCOIN THIS CHRISTMAS - BUT THERE'S A CATCH

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Abra is trying to add a little holiday cheer to the current bear market bear market by...

 
 
 
Microsoft's Hummingbird app uses AI to deliver a personalized news feed

MICROSOFT'S HUMMINGBIRD APP USES AI TO DELIVER A PERSONALIZED NEWS FEED

Microsoft has quietly released an AI-based news app called Hummingbird on Google Play and Apple's App Store. It's currently available...

Day 3 of TNW's Advent Deals: Sennheiser headphones, a laptop, and a smartwatch

DAY 3 OF TNW'S ADVENT DEALS: SENNHEISER HEADPHONES, A LAPTOP, AND A SMARTWATCH

This holiday period, Plugged is running a very special advent calendar. Over the next 12 days, we'll be sharing a selection of sweet,...

 
 
 
Building or redesigning your website? Follow these 11 expert tips

BUILDING OR REDESIGNING YOUR WEBSITE? FOLLOW THESE 11 EXPERT TIPS

Your business's website is one of its most important digital assets. It's likely the first result that will appear when a potential...

Apple Music is dropping its Connect social features

APPLE MUSIC IS DROPPING ITS CONNECT SOCIAL FEATURES

In revamping artist listings on Apple Music, the company is removing Connect posts from artists' pages - effectively killing off a...

 
 
 



Not Again: Facebook Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users' Photos

Not Again: Facebook Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users' Photos

A coding flaw may have let third-party Facebook apps access 6.8 million users' private photos for 12 days in September. Read more ...

Dishonored 2 and Death of the Outsider get black-and-white modes

Dishonored 2 and Death of the Outsider get black-and-white modes

Well, this is a surprise. Dishonored 2 and Dishonored: Death of the Outsider are two fantastic first-person stealth experiences. They can be played without killing anyone and... Read more ...

A new Facebook bug compromises users' private photos

A new Facebook bug compromises users' private photos

Another bug hits Facebook and this time according to the official figure it is 6.8 million users whose private photos have been compromised. A total of 1500 apps took advantage... Read more ...

Fortnite stuffs the Infinity Blade into the vault

Fortnite stuffs the Infinity Blade into the vault

Well, that didn't take long: the Infinity Blade is leaving Fortnite just as quickly as it appeared. Epic announced that it's vaulting the Infinity Blade for the time being... Read more ...

Alexa can now arm your home security system - including Amazon's Ring Alarm

Alexa can now arm your home security system - including Amazon's Ring Alarm

You would think that Amazon's Ring home security system and Amazon's Echo smart speakers would intelligently work together, right? You'd be mostly wrong - but today, the... Read more ...

Huge Geminid meteor shower fireball caught on police dashcam

Huge Geminid meteor shower fireball caught on police dashcam

This week brought a treat for astronomy enthusiasts: the Geminid meteor shower. The shooting stars were visible last night in areas where the sky was clear, and now content is... Read more ...

Google Store offering Home Hub and two Home Mini speakers for $129

Google Store offering Home Hub and two Home Mini speakers for $129

Google unveiled its array of holiday deals last week , but it turns out that the company had another special offer up its sleeve. The Google Store is now offering a deal... Read more ...

Streaming services blast past networks for the most scripted TV shows in 2018

Streaming services blast past networks for the most scripted TV shows in 2018

For the first time in history, streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, produced more original scripted series than broadcast or cable channels, setting a new record... Read more ...

The very best tech gifts this Christmas - for every budget

The very best tech gifts this Christmas - for every budget

If you haven't done your Christmas shopping yet, don't worry - if you move quickly, you can still get your gifts delivered in time, and to make things even easier, we've picked... Read more ...

Old Automatic Renewal TidBITS Memberships Need Manual Updating

Old Automatic Renewal TidBITS Memberships Need Manual Updating

If you set up an automatically renewing TidBITS membership before April 2018, our new membership system will require a one-time restart from you. Sorry for the inconvenience! Read more ...