Technology

Steve March 11, 2020

Fitness, wallpaper, and lost item-finding startups could have a big new competitor baked into everyone’s iPhones. Leaks of the code from iOS 14 that Apple is expected to reveal in June signal several new features and devices are on the way. Startups could be at risk due to Apple’s ability to integrate these additions at…

Steve March 11, 2020

The i8 served as a paragon for BMW. The features and technology behind the car gradually made its way to other vehicles in the company’s stable — while the i8 probably wasn’t something even most luxury car enthusiasts could afford, BMW adapted its hybrid dri…

Steve March 11, 2020

I’ve spent almost a decade now obsessed with the problem of truly enabling anyone—not just data teams—to explore and understand their business data. I still obsess over this as passionately as ever. It’s a much harder problem than I ever realized, but it’s just as important. 35 years ago, Microsoft Excel was first released. It…

Steve March 11, 2020

DISCLOSURE FUBAR — Critical bug in Microsoft’s SMBv3 implementation published under mysterious circumstances. Dan Goodin – Mar 11, 2020 12:01 pm UTC Word leaked out on Tuesday of a new vulnerability in recent versions of Windows that has the potential to unleash the kind of self-replicating attacks that allowed the WannaCry and NotPetya worms to…

Steve March 11, 2020

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. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/03/Quick-Charge-3.11.20.mp3 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 […]

Steve March 11, 2020

Amazon offers the Sun Joe 12-inch 8A Electric Tiller and Cultivator for $89.99 shipped. Also at Home Depot. You’d typically pay around $120 with today’s deal marking a new Amazon all-time low. Notable specs here include a 12-inch width and 8-amp motor, ensuring that you have enough power for basic tasks around the garden. Best of […]

Steve March 11, 2020

Copper is a material with many applications; typically, it’s used for electrical wiring or in applications where good heat conductivity is a requirement. However, it can also make for an attractive material in furnishings, which [Andrei Erdei] decided to explore. A render of the coffee table design, exported from OpenSCAD into Fusion360. [Andrei]’s work began […]