Technology

Steve June 23, 2021

If you’ve ever formatted a hard drive or USB thumb drive, you might have seen the “Allocation Unit Size” setting. This is set by default, but you can change it if you want. Should you? If so, what should you set it to? What does allocation unit size even mean? There are multiple answers to […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Are you looking for some earbuds that work similar to the pricey ones but don’t want to break the bank to get them? You’re in luck with the Lenovo Live Pods LP1 Wireless Earbuds. They’re wireless, IPX4 waterproof, work with Bluetooth 5.0, and more, and you can get them for more than half off once […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) just signed into law SB 1128/HB 919, “Preemption Over Restriction of Utility Services,” which was pushed through the legislature. It prevents local governments from deciding which energy path they want to take. In other words, Florida towns and cities are now unable to switch to 100% clean energy because they can’t […]

Steve June 23, 2021

The European Commission (EC) and the Batteries European Partnership Association (BEPA) have announced a memorandum of understanding to research and develop battery technologies for production in Europe. The co-programmed partnership is being called BATT4EU, and it’s aimed at bringing value and competitiveness to the EU’s battery chain. The European Commission exists as the executive branch of the European Union, […]

Steve June 23, 2021

John McAfee, the founder of the McAfee antivirus company, has been found dead in his cell in the Barcelona prison Brians 2 Penitentiary, according to a report from El Pais. The 75-year-old, who has allegedly hanged himself, was due to be extradited to the United States which had accused him of evading millions of dollars […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Aliens: Fireteam Elite is finally set for release, as developer Cold Iron Studios and 20th Century Games have revealed the game’s price and pre-order details. The information comes from the latest trailer that also showcases gameplay mechanics, eery environment, and several types of Xenomorphs. The co-operative shooter, which plays like Left 4 Dead, has been […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Many Linux programmers use the find command every single day of their career. But find gives a limited set of filesystem entries, and if you have to do a large set of find operations, it’s not even very fast. So instead, I prefer to use the Rust fd command because it provides sensible defaults that […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Not all applications need configuration files; many applications benefit from starting fresh each time they are launched. Simple utilities, for instance, rarely require preferences or settings that persist across uses. However, when you write a complex application, it’s nice for users to be able to configure how they interact with it and how it interacts […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Today, 343 Industries launched the seventh season of content for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Dubbed Elite, Season 7 has visual improvements and modding tools for Halo: Combat Evolved, the long-awaited custom game browser, another Halo Online map, and new customization content as its highlights. Starting with the big items, the classic graphics of Halo: […]