Steve September 23, 2020

Despite an increasing number of people turning to smartphones to listen to music these days, the vast majority of Android phones still lack powerful speakers capable of delivering quality audio. As a user, you can do a few things to ensure that your handset gets improved sound quality and volume. Here are some of the […]

Steve September 23, 2020

Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt) Claim Codes: Red = […]

Steve September 23, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates has recorded 1,083 new coronavirus infections, marking a four-month peak after schools and businesses reopened across the country. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the UAE to 87,530 and 406 deaths. While the spike follows an aggressive coronavirus testing campaign, the country hasn’t […]

Steve September 23, 2020

The British government is defending its strategy for combatting a second wave of COVID-19 cases amid criticism that its new slate of restrictions will not be enough to stop an exponential spread of the coronavirus By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press September 23, 2020, 11:16 AM • 3 min read LONDON — The British government on […]

Steve September 23, 2020

Hang up your car phone and toss that fax machine in the garbage. Even back in the late 80s it was possible to do away with these primitive technologies in favor of video conferencing, even though this technology didn’t catch on en masse until recently. In fact, Mitsubishi released a piece of video conferencing equipment […]

Steve September 23, 2020

Earlier this year, Mobile World Congress was one of the first major technology events to be severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, eventually resulting in the event’s cancellation. As we head into the new year, things aren’t looking much better, as CES 2021 has moved to a fully virtual event, and now, the next edition […]

Steve September 23, 2020

RT, a state-owned Russian media outlet, attempted to promote its coverage of the U.S. elections with a job offer for President Tweety McTreason should he lose in November. The organization created a video using “deepfake” technology that put the president’s face and voice onto an actor’s body, then showed him coming to work in Moscow […]

Steve September 23, 2020

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany found herself trending for all the wrong reasons on Tuesday after a new supercut highlighted her lies in defense of President Tweety McTreason. In a statement, the progressive PAC MeidasTouch compared McEnany to “Baghdad Bob,” a.k.a. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf, the infamous Iraqi propaganda minister under dictator Saddam Hussein.  The video starts with […]

Steve September 23, 2020

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney announced Tuesday that he would participate in a floor vote to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the November 3 general election, triggering condemnation and a fresh wave of vows from progressives that they will keep fighting to ensure the next elected president gets to pick the nominee. Ginsburg’s death Friday ignited […]

Steve September 23, 2020

While Democrats pin their electoral hopes on turning wealthy suburbs blue, Tweety McTreason tells “Suburban housewives” on Twitter that Joe Biden will “destroy” their “American dream.” But who are suburban voters really? On Episode 16 of The Politics of Everything, hosts Laura Marsh and Alex Pareene speak with four guests about how the suburbs have […]

Steve September 23, 2020

On an evening in late September at Corona Plaza, an open-air commercial hub in Queens, the bachata blaring from a Boost Mobile competes with the noise of trains clattering overhead; kids on scooters dart around clusters of teens taking selfies; and inescapable franchises like McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts share real estate with makeshift vending food […]

Steve September 23, 2020

When the staff of Deadspin resigned en masse last fall, it felt like the end of an era of online journalism. The fun internet—best embodied by the old Gawker Media sites and The Awl—was gone, undone by tech companies, private equity goons, and a lawsuit from Hulk Hogan and Peter Thiel. These sites were out. […]