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Best Microsoft Surface Pro deals for October 2022

Dec 1, 2022

Decades after introducing the Windows operating system to the world, Microsoft finally did the unthinkable (unthinkable at the time, anyway) by taking a shot at creating actual computers — its successful run with the Xbox consoles notwithstanding. When its Surface tablets dropped in October 2012, Microsoft proved that a software company can also do hardware right, and these Windows-powered iPad alternatives quickly earned a spot on many “best of” lists, including ours. Fast-forward ten yea ...read more

How to Clear Your Cache on Android

Dec 1, 2022

To clear an Android app's cache, head to Settings Apps, tap an individual app, and view its storage. Tap the "Clear cache" button to clear the cache. To clear your Android browser's cache, open your browser of choice and look for an option in its settings screen. Clearing your Android phone’s cache allows you to fix various phone issues and free up your storage space. Cache files are temporary and can be deleted without disrupting your apps. Here’s how to clear your app and browser cach ...read more

Ford disbands Argo AI autonomous vehicle unit, posts loss

Dec 1, 2022

A Ford logo is seen on signage at Country Ford in Graham, N.C., on July 27, 2021. Ford is pulling out of its investment in Argo AI, an autonomous vehicle company that it jointly owns mainly with Volkswagen. The company said Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, in its third-quarter earnings materials that it is switching investment priorities from fully autonomous vehicles to advanced driver assist systems. Credit: AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File Ford said Wednesday that it is disbanding Argo AI, an ...read more

Watch Elon Musk show up at Twitter HQ carrying a sink

Dec 1, 2022

Just a couple of days ahead of a deadline to close his $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter, Elon Musk showed up at the company’s headquarters carrying, of all things, a sink. Never backward in coming forward, the billionaire entrepreneur tweeted a video (below) of himself entering Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco on Wednesday, accompanied by the message: “Entering Twitter HQ — let that sink in!” Entering Twitter HQ – let that sink in! pic.twitter.com/D68z4K2wq7 mdash; Elon M ...read more

Cooler Master’s latest keyboard is perfect for first-time modders

Dec 1, 2022

There are a ton of things you can do to a mechanical keyboard to change how it feels and sounds, but making a bunch of changes to an expensive board can be an intimidating proposition for newbies. Enter the Cooler Master CK720. A wired-only version of the previous CK721 design, this 65% board is designed to be torn apart and reassembled with minimum tools and knowledge required. And best of all, it’s shockingly affordable at just $100. That C-note has you a laundry list of features o ...read more

Do shared e-scooters and e-bikes reduce the emissions of urban transportation systems?

Dec 1, 2022

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The use of shared micromobility services has increased in recent years, particularly in urban areas. But can shared e-scooters and e-bikes contribute to the sustainability of cities and their transportation systems? To answer these and other questions, Fraunhofer ISI conducted a new study on behalf of the micromobility provider Lime by fusing mode shift survey data with lifecycle emissions data in six cities around the world. The study also sets out ...read more

Dell XPS 13 Plus vs. XPS 13: which is better?

Dec 1, 2022

The Dell XPS 13 has been at the top of our best laptops list for several years now, and for good reason. It’s been an extremely well-built and well-designed machine that epitomizes the 13-inch laptop. For 2022, Dell split the iconic machine into two versions. There’s now a “base” XPS 13 9315 that drops the carbon or glass fiber palm rest and features a more economical configuration. Then there’s the XPS 13 Plus, which also all-metal and incorporates several innovations in a faster and ...read more

RankTracker — Track up to 500 keyword rankings on Google for free

Dec 1, 2022

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Apple iPhone 14 Plus Sales Concern Enthusiasts; Lower Consumer Interest Than iPhone 13 Mini?

Dec 1, 2022

Apple's iPhone 14 Plus sales now concern enthusiasts. (Photo : BRITTANY HOSEA-SMALL/AFP via Getty Images) Attendees look at the new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max during a launch event for new products at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on September 7, 2022. - Apple unveiled several new products including a new iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. This means that this new iOS smartphone might not be able to contribute that much revenue for the tech giant ma ...read more


The Dangerous Volkswagen Jetta Defect That Could Burn Your Backside

Dec 1, 2022

An estimated 289+ million registered vehicles are cruising the streets of the United States, and many of them have recalls. Believe it or not, there was a time when vehicle recalls were uncommon. That's not the case anymore, and it's actually more shocking if a car from any automaker isn't recalled at some point. In 2021 alone, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued over 1,000 safety recalls impacting some 35 million vehicles and equipment. Automakers have seen a ...read more