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Watch a Star Wars Jawa honor Eddie Van Halen by shredding on electric guitar - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 17:52
A Jawa plays the song Eruption in this impressive fan-made stop-motion video that pays tribute to the late guitarist.

Microsoft smashes Wall Street's expectations with $43bn sales bonanza

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 17:32
FY21 Q2 results buoyed by cloud demand, pandemic-driven IT focus

Microsoft far exceeded expectations for its second-quarter fiscal 2021 financial results, posting $43.1bn in revenue, an increase of 17 per cent.…

Waterfield Designs' pricey AirPods Max case is in high demand - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 16:45
Looking for a more traditional case for your AirPods Max? Waterfield's Max Shield case is available, but you'll have to wait over a month to get it.

Medieval skeletons show social inequality 'recorded on the bones' - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 16:44
Hundreds of bones found in Cambridge, England, tell harsh tales of life between the 10th and 14th centuries. Especially for laborers.

Harvard's Avi Loeb more sure than ever we were visited by alien spacecraft - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 16:33
Avi Loeb made waves claiming interstellar object Oumuamua might be extraterrestrial. Now he's doubling down on the idea.

Best car lifts for home garages in 2021 - Roadshow

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 16:25
From easier car maintenance to gaining additional vehicle storage, having a home garage car lift is a dream for every car enthusiast.

2022 BMW M5 CS is the company's quickest production car yet - Roadshow

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 16:02
It's also $30,900 more expensive than an M5 Competition.

2022 Mini Cooper Hardtop and Convertible get fresh looks and new tech - Roadshow

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 16:01
The new Mini models see a modest $500 price hike for 2022, as well.

US cyber intelligence officer given 11 years for kidnapping her kid, trying to hawk top secrets to Russia in Mexico

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:59
How's your year going?

A US Air Force intelligence officer who kidnapped her daughter to Mexico and attempted to defect to Russia with information labelled top secret has been jailed for 11 years.…

Save $320 on the dual-SIM, global 5G Nokia 8.3 smartphone - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:52
We can't wait to travel so we can try out this works-on-any-5G-network phone.

19 of the best TV shows to see on Amazon Prime Video - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:30
Looking for a great show to watch tonight? Let's round up Amazon's best gems.

Google, Apple sued for failing to give Telegram chat app the Parler put-down treatment

The Register - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:21
Messaging wunderkind said to be haven for extremists – and Silicon Valley gave it a pass, ex-ambassador complains

Marc Ginsberg, a former US ambassador who oversees a non-profit called Coalition for a Safer Web (CSW), sued Alphabet's Google subsidiary on Monday for failing to remove the Telegram Messenger app from its Google Play store.…

Best robo-advisors for February 2021 - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:15
Is 2021 the year you start investing? Try it out with one of the best robo-advisors available right now.

Best cash-back credit cards for February 2021 - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:15
Earn more rewards and credit every time you spend.

It's time to grab the Samsung Galaxy Watch with LTE for just $170 -- the lowest price we've seen - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:12
The excellent Galaxy Watch may be a few years old, but it still boasts a beautiful design, a cool rotating bezel and solid software.

Best travel credit cards for February 2021 - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 15:05
Maximize your travel and dining spending by choosing the right travel rewards credit card.

Solar Orbiter delivers sparkling view of Venus, Earth and Mars - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 14:49
The ESA and NASA spacecraft captured an unusual view of its home planet looking glittery in space.

Best airline credit cards to use for February 2021 - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 14:45
Earn miles toward a free flight when flying with your preferred airline.

Last chance to save $50 on these Phiaton noise-canceling headphones with 43-hour runtime - CNET

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 14:37
The Phiaton 900 Legacy over-ear headphones have a carbon-fiber aesthetic and cost about a third of the Apple AirPods Max.

Give yourself 1,500 amps of jump-start peace of mind for $50 - Roadshow

CNet - Tue, 01/26/2021 - 14:22
This combination jump-starter and power bank is beefy enough to start a car with an 8-liter engine and has dual outputs for charging your portable gadgets.


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