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Google reveals date for big hardware event, which should include Pixel 5 and more

Google confirmed its annual hardware event is set for Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. PT, which will be livestreamed to the public. According to invites sent to the press, the company plans to announce a slew of products including new Pixel phones, a next-generation Chromecast, and a smart speaker. While Google already announced the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 early last month, details were vague only mentioning price and availability. The only difference betw

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Google sets date for big hardware reveal, which should include Pixel 5 and more

Google confirmed its annual hardware event is set for Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. PT, which will be livestreamed to the public. According to invites sent to the press, the company plans to announce a slew of products including new Pixel phones, a next-generation Chromecast, and a smart speaker. While Google already announced the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 early last month, details were vague only mentioning price and availability. The only difference betw

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YouTube officially announces TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts

With TikTok‘s future in the U.Sup in the air, it‘s the perfect time to strike while the iron is hot! On Monday, YouTube officially announced its new feature YouTube Shorts, which looks and sounds a lot like the viral video app TikTok. According to YouTube, Shorts is a new way to express yourself in 15 seconds or less. Users can use it to create and watch short-form videos right on the YouTube platform. YouTube Shorts will provide a nu

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How you can celebrate 35 years with ‘The Golden Girls‘ today

Picture it: Your couch, September 14, 2020. Today, friends all over the world are celebrating 35 years since Susan Harris‘s The Golden Girls first hit NBC. In the pilot for the beloved series, we met Sophia, Rose, Blanche, and Dorothy as embodied by the immeasurable talents of Estelle Getty, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Bea Arthur and began a journey of love, laughter, and cheesecake that would last decades. To honor that revolutionar

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Save on a powerful triple headlamp that‘s great for camping

TL;DR: See exactly where you‘re headed with the DanForce Bold-S 1080 Lumen Rechargeable Triple Headlamp for 41.99, an 8% savings as of Sept. 14. Whether you‘re an outdoors enthusiast or assembling your emergency go bag, a good headlamp is a useful tool to invest in. The DanForce Bold-S 1080 Lumen Rechargeable Triple Headlamp is a great option, allowing you to go hands-free when you‘re camping, hiking, or even navigating an emer

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Amazon‘s Fire TV devices are on sale just in time for the return of football season

TL;DR: As of Sept. 14, you can save up to 80 on Amazon Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Stick, Blaster, Cube, and Recast. Marked by empty stadiums, a Tom Brady-less Patriots team, and some questionable attempts at standing up for social justice, football is officially back at least for now. If you plan on tuning in every Sunday night, make sure your TV is up to the task: With a media player like Amazon‘s Fire TV Stick, you can turn

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Possible life on Venus prompts a whole bunch of alien memes

Hey! Have you heard the news? In an extremely 2020 plot twist, aliens might be real after all. Yeah, yeah. We know that alien theories are usually easily squashed. Heck, in 2017 we even published an article titled, "It‘s not aliens. It‘s never aliens. Stop saying it‘s aliens." But maybe things have changed, OK? On Monday, the New York Times reported on a new study in the journal Nature Astronomy, which found a possible sign of l

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Get stronger at home with this 85 training system

TL;DR:Kick your workouts up a notch with the WearBands 5-Level Base System for 84.95, a 15% savings as of Sept. 14. A light workout is like a weak massage. It‘s nice, but it‘s also hard to see the point. If you‘re trying to get the same workout buzz you used to get at the gym, but at home, it‘s time to check out the WearBands 5-Level Base System. This five-level, color-coded system comes with varying resistance levels. Th

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These adorable slippers will make mopping your floors super fun

TL;DR: Add some fun to your cleaning routine with a three-pack of the Lazy Maid Quick-Mop Slippers for 14.99, a 74% savings as of Sept. 14. As much as everyone enjoys a spotless home, for some, making that happen may not be worth all the trouble. Watching Netflix is just more fun. But what if cleaning your floors involved dancing and shuffling across your floor to Drake‘s latest jam? With this set of Lazy Maid Quick-Mop Slippers, that can

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Personalize your workspace for less with Pottery Barn‘s WFH sale

TL;DR: Pottery Barn is holding a WFH event that takes 20% off home office must-haves like desks, chairs, desktop organizers, office lighting, and more as of Sept. 14. The dedicated home office something that was once reserved for freelancers, the self-employed crowd, and house flipping shows on HGTV has become a staple in millions of households. Whether you‘ve been working from home for *checks notes* six months now or are part of the back

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Biggie Smalls‘ crown and other items for sale at Sotheby‘s first hip-hop auction

The Notorious B.I.G. will forever remain a king of hip-hop, but the crown that the rapper wore in the final photo shoot before his death is about to be passed down. The signed plastic crown from the 1997 "K.O.N.Y." (King of New York) portrait session, along with several other iconic pieces of hip-hop history, are officially going on sale, courtesy of Sotheby‘s first-ever hip-hop auction. Notorious B.I.G.‘s "King of New York" cro

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Biggie Smalls crown and other items for sale at Sotheby‘s first hip-hop auction

The Notorious B.I.G. will forever remain a king of hip-hop, but the crown that the rapper wore in the final photo shoot before his death is about to be passed down. The signed plastic crown from the 1997 "K.O.N.Y." (King of New York) portrait session, along with several other iconic pieces of hip-hop history, are officially going on sale, courtesy of Sotheby‘s first-ever hip-hop auction. Notorious B.I.G.‘s "King of New York" cro

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Curb your home‘s energy usage with a Google Nest thermostat on sale

TL;DR: As of September 14, select Nest smart thermostats are 50 off at Home Depot. If you‘d like to decrease your home‘s energy usage, a smart thermostat is a great way to start. Google‘s Nest smart thermostats gather information on your schedule and temperature preferences so you can take a hands-off approach to heating and cooling your home. If you‘re rarely on the top floor of your home during the day, for example, it

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‘Card v Card‘ is a game where you race to spend someone else‘s money

MSCHF, the prank group behind the contest Finger on the App, is back with another game: Card v Card. Card v Card is a competitive multiplayer bank account where the aim is to spend someone else‘s (MSCHF‘s) money. How exactly does that work? Starting today, players put their names on a waitlist to receive debit cards. MSCHF will send out access codes via text message on Monday, Sept. 21, according to the site‘s FAQ page. Redeem t

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27 otherworldly astronomy photos that will truly blow your mind

Unless Elon Musk has his way in the near future, most of us probably aren‘t going to get to go to space. But that doesn‘t mean we can‘t admire it from afar. On Sunday, London‘s Royal Museums Greenwich unveiled the winners (and the runners up) of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020. The competition has been running for 12 years now, and this year saw over 5,000 entries from six continents. SEE ALSO: Comedy wildlife

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Take a virtual tour of what is very likely the brightest festival on the planet

Parrtjima - A Festival in Light‘ is an annual festival held in Alice Springs Desert Park, Australia. The fest is usually held as a physical event, but due to the unprecedented circumstances of 2020, Parrtjima has decided to offer an alternative for those who are unable to make it. The festival has put out a four minute virtual tour of the event. Parrtjima is scheduled to be back in April of 2021. Read more...More about Australia, Light, Fes

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The DJI Osmo Pocket is great for vlogging, and you can get one for 100 off

TL;DR: The DJI Osmo Pocket is a pint-sized but powerful camera that‘s great for vlogging and rivals the GoPro get one on Amazon and save 100. Moments are fleeting and memories are short, which is why we tend to document all the fun and important things we do. There are plenty of ways to do that film cameras, DSLRs, instant cameras, your smartphone but nothing quite brings you back to the moment like a high-quality video. That‘s why

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Why historian Rutger Bregman thinks that now, of all times, is the moment to be hopeful about the future

Rutger Bregman is a Dutch historian, perhaps best known for absolutely thrashing tax-avoiding billionaires at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos. It‘s not hard to trace how a global system perpetuating self-interest and inequality creates all kinds of problems - many of which are on full display in 2020. In Bregman‘s book, Humankind: A Hopeful History, he leaves plenty of room for hope about our collective future, based on histori

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Create a grown-up living room with sleek home entertainment tech

You Got This is a series that spotlights the gear you need to improve one area of your life. If you buy something from this post, we may earn an affiliate commission. Like your first new couch or a knife block, there are certain purchases that scream adulting. If your living room setup is still throwing off dorm room vibes, maybe it‘s time for an upgrade to something a little more sophisticated. We‘ve got you covered with tech from B

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Nintendo‘s new Zelda game ‘Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity‘ is now available to pre-order

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The newest Beats Solo Pro on-ear headphones are 100 off

TL;DR: Switch up your style with a colorful pair of Beats Solo Pro wirelessnoise canceling on-ear headphones for 199.95, a 100 savings as of Sept. 14. The concept of noise-canceling can be a bit confusing. I mean, sure it would be great not to hear the construction outside my window, but will I be able to hear a car beeping at me while I cross the street? The idea is even more perplexing with over-the-ear headphones that would seem to block out

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Meet Rami Malek‘s formidable Bond villain Safin in ‘No Time to Die‘ clip

"We both eradicate people to make the world a better place. I just want to be a little tidier." Rami Malek‘s character Safin, a genocidal new villain set to take on James Bond in the upcoming film No Time to Die, sounds rather Thanos-like to us. We‘ve seen trailers and heard bits and pieces about the characters coming joining the 25th Bond film set for release in November, including those played by Lashana Lynch and Ana De Armas,

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Ruby on Rails is far from dead become a pro with this digital course

TL;DR: Learn to design and develop your own website with the Complete Ruby on Rails 6 Bootcamp Certification bundle for 35.99, a 96% savings as of Sept. 14. Maybe you‘ve heard rumors that Ruby on Rails is dead (or maybe you have no idea what we‘re talking about), but either way, it couldn‘t be further than the truth. Despite being 15 years since its inception (basically a lifetime in the tech wold), it‘s still being utili

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Swiveling LG Wing 5G takes dual-screen phones in a new direction

LG finally took the wraps off its new smartphone and it‘s certainly ... different. The LG Wing 5G comes with two displays: a main display on top that swivels to reveal a second screen underneath. If you‘re wondering why LG decided to suddenly experiment, it‘s all part of the company‘s new Explorer Project, which it announced earlier this month. This isn‘t the first phone LG got experimental with this year. This summe

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