Columbia’s latest Star Wars jacket will keep you as warm as a Wookie
Columbia’s latest Star Wars jacket will keep you as warm as a Wookie

Columbia Sportswear introduced a limited edition parka based on the jackets that were worn by the crew that filmed The Empire Strikes Back in 1979 that are sure to be a coveted item for Star Wars fans.

Miss Black Friday but still need an Xbox? Walmart has you covered
Miss Black Friday but still need an Xbox? Walmart has you covered

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have both come and gone, but you can still save some cash on a new Xbox One bundle at Walmart. Both the Xbox One S and the Xbox One X are on sale now.

December 10th, 10:25 AM CST
Find good gift ideas with these small kitchen appliance deals on Amazon
Find good gift ideas with these small kitchen appliance deals on Amazon

Small kitchen appliances are favorite holiday gifts to give and to receive and that doesn't only mean an Instant Pot. We found excellent deals on Amazon for blenders and espresso makers plus a highly rated sous vide machine.

December 14th, 4:13 PM CST
Starbucks teams with Uber Eats for delivery from 2,000 of its U.S. stores
Starbucks teams with Uber Eats for delivery from 2,000 of its U.S. stores

Starbucks has teamed up with Uber Eats to offer customers deliveries from almost a quarter of its stores in the U.S. The major expansion launches early next year, making life even easier for fans of the coffee giant.

December 17th, 1:44 AM CST
Google Fit app finally gets a widget, among other new features
Google Fit app finally gets a widget, among other new features

Google Fit hasn't received any new features since its redesign. This week, the company is rolling some new tools; users will be able to add a widget to their Android home screen, adjust the intensity of their workouts, and...

December 10th, 5:25 PM CST
New Apple Watch begins saving lives one week after getting EKG feature
New Apple Watch begins saving lives one week after getting EKG feature

The Apple Watch Series 4 was updated almost a week ago with a new feature that allows users to take electrocardiogram tests -- and already it seems like the new feature is saving lives.

December 12th, 8:10 AM CST
Alexa’s latest skill helps patients manage high blood pressure
Alexa’s latest skill helps patients manage high blood pressure

People who need some help managing their high blood pressure are getting some help via a new Alexa skill developed in partnership with Omron Healthcare that will work directly with the manufacturer's monitors.

December 12th, 2:25 PM CST
There’s a new lab-grown meat startup on the block — and it has a secret weapon
There’s a new lab-grown meat startup on the block — and it has a secret weapon

Aleph Farms is developing lab-grown steaks with the same flavor, shape, texture, and structure as the real thing using beef cells isolated from living cows. Coming soon to a store near you?

December 13th, 8:43 PM CST
CRISPR gene therapy regulates hunger, staves off severe obesity in mice
CRISPR gene therapy regulates hunger, staves off severe obesity in mice

Researchers from UC San Francisco have demonstrated how CRISPR gene editing can be used to prevent severe obesity in mice, without making a single edit to the mouse's genome. Here's how.

December 14th, 1:58 PM CST
Fluance’s four beautiful new turntables arrive with easy-to-stomach prices
Fluance’s four beautiful new turntables arrive with easy-to-stomach prices

Acclaimed audio brand Fluance launched four new turntables as part of its new Reference series, aiming to offer elegant looks and pristine sound to those who are just getting into the world of high-end analog audio.

December 17th, 11:30 AM CST
T-Mobile is giving away free iPhone XRs and Galaxy S9s for the holidays
T-Mobile is giving away free iPhone XRs and Galaxy S9s for the holidays

T-Mobile is celebrating the holiday season with a series of deals for customers who want an iPhone XR, Galaxy S9, OnePlus 6T, LG V40, or LG G7. There are terms and conditions to the deals, but they are still worth...

December 17th, 6:00 PM CST
Hertz speeds up car rentals with biometric scan technology
Hertz speeds up car rentals with biometric scan technology

Biometric security technology that uses face, fingerprint, and voice recognition is gaining traction, with Hertz, for example, the latest company to incorporate it into its daily operations.

December 12th, 11:55 PM CST
Bloodhound’s plan to build a 1,000-mph car has run out of gas
Bloodhound’s plan to build a 1,000-mph car has run out of gas

The Bloodhound supersonic car (SSC) project has officially shut down. The upside is you can now buy a 135,000-horsepower car powered by a jet engine and a cluster of rockets for $319,000.

December 10th, 11:25 AM CST
Score a Christmas deal with Speck’s half-off sale on its entire range of cases
Score a Christmas deal with Speck’s half-off sale on its entire range of cases

The holidays might be nearing, but bargains don't take time off. To celebrate the last day for U.S. ground shipping, Speck will be offering a sitewide 50-percent-off deal for one day only on Monday December 17.

December 17th, 6:15 AM CST
Warm ski beanie instantly hardens into a head-protecting helmet upon impact
Warm ski beanie instantly hardens into a head-protecting helmet upon impact

Wool hats are way more comfortable than hard helmets. You know what they're not? Safer. That could soon change, thanks to an innovative new ski beanie which instantly hardens upon impact.

December 11th, 1:25 PM CST
Project Stream testers get to keep a free copy of ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’
Project Stream testers get to keep a free copy of ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’

Those who participated in Google's technical test of Project Stream won't be able to access the service to play Assassin's Creed Odyssey after January 15, but they'll get to keep the game on PC anyway.

December 17th, 10:30 AM CST
Bloodhound’s plan to build a 1,000-mph car has run out of gas
Bloodhound’s plan to build a 1,000-mph car has run out of gas

The Bloodhound supersonic car (SSC) project has officially shut down. The upside is you can now buy a 135,000-horsepower car powered by a jet engine and a cluster of rockets for $319,000.

December 10th, 11:25 AM CST
Score a Christmas deal with Speck’s half-off sale on its entire range of cases
Score a Christmas deal with Speck’s half-off sale on its entire range of cases

The holidays might be nearing, but bargains don't take time off. To celebrate the last day for U.S. ground shipping, Speck will be offering a sitewide 50-percent-off deal for one day only on Monday December 17.

December 17th, 6:15 AM CST
Warm ski beanie instantly hardens into a head-protecting helmet upon impact
Warm ski beanie instantly hardens into a head-protecting helmet upon impact

Wool hats are way more comfortable than hard helmets. You know what they're not? Safer. That could soon change, thanks to an innovative new ski beanie which instantly hardens upon impact.

December 11th, 1:25 PM CST
Project Stream testers get to keep a free copy of ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’
Project Stream testers get to keep a free copy of ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’

Those who participated in Google's technical test of Project Stream won't be able to access the service to play Assassin's Creed Odyssey after January 15, but they'll get to keep the game on PC anyway.

December 17th, 10:30 AM CST
This device backs up DSLR photos using 4G and works as a wireless tether
This device backs up DSLR photos using 4G and works as a wireless tether

What if you could back up your photos as you shoot, instead of at home? The Cambuddy Plus is an accessory that uses 4G and high-speed Wi-Fi to automatically back up photos to a cloud service.

December 17th, 4:45 PM CST

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LG will announce partnerships at CES to help give you a smart kitchen
LG will announce partnerships at CES to help give you a smart kitchen

LG is announcing a number of partnerships that will help make kitchen appliances even smarter. It is working with Drop, the makers of Kitchen OS, to create a unified kitchen experience that will make cooking easy.

December 16th, 7:44 PM CST
Newest ‘Destiny 2’ raid already completed by two-person team
Newest ‘Destiny 2’ raid already completed by two-person team

The latest raid in Destiny 2: Forsaken is Scourge of the Past, and a two-person team has already managed to complete it. The task took 15 hours of trial-and-error effort before the duo managed to take down the final boss.

December 17th, 11:30 AM CST
User-generated GoPro Hero7 Black highlight reel has all the feels
User-generated GoPro Hero7 Black highlight reel has all the feels

It still features plenty of death-defying stunts, but GoPro's new user-generated highlight reel has plenty of feel-good emotional moments. The two-minute supercut is the official reel of the Hero7 Black camera.

December 17th, 2:45 PM CST
Intel’s 28-core monster Xeon CPU might cost upwards of $4,000
Intel’s 28-core monster Xeon CPU might cost upwards of $4,000

Intel's new-generation 28-core Xeon CPU will debut with a hefty price tag. Although not quite as expensive as some of its predecessors, early pre-order pricing has it costing between $4,000 and $5,000.

December 17th, 11:30 AM CST
Canary home security company sued over $10 monitoring fee
Canary home security company sued over $10 monitoring fee

A class-action lawsuit claims home security startup Canary offered free monitoring features to entice people to purchase their cameras, then started charging a monthly fee to continue using them.

December 16th, 8:44 AM CST
‘Crop duster’ robot is helping reseed the Great Barrier Reef with coral
‘Crop duster’ robot is helping reseed the Great Barrier Reef with coral

In a world first, an undersea robot has delivered microscopic coral larvae to the Great Barrier Reef. Meet Larvalbot: the robot "crop duster" which dispenses coral babies on troubled reefs.

December 17th, 2:45 PM CST
Onak 2.0 is an origami-inspired folding canoe for waterborne adventures
Onak 2.0 is an origami-inspired folding canoe for waterborne adventures

The Onak 2.0 is an origami-inspired folding kayak that measures 15 feet in length when fully assembled, yet can breakdown and be stored in a small, easily transported box making it a great option for apartment dwellers.

December 6th, 2:38 PM CST
California wants all-electric public bus fleet on its roads by 2040
California wants all-electric public bus fleet on its roads by 2040

California approved a regulation that targets an all-electric public bus fleet for the whole state by 2040. The effect of the full implementation of the regulation is equivalent to taking 4 million cars off the road.

December 16th, 1:44 PM CST
LG’s new monitor gives you screen space galore without hurting your wallet
LG’s new monitor gives you screen space galore without hurting your wallet

LG's new 32-inch display could be your next great upgrade. For $350, it offers the complete package of high resolution, high refresh rate, and 32 inches of screen space. What more do you need?

December 17th, 12:30 PM CST
Lime’s dockless electric bikes land in London, but its scooters aren’t allowed
Lime’s dockless electric bikes land in London, but its scooters aren’t allowed

Lime has landed in London with its dockless bikesharing service. The pedal-assisted electric bikes are unlocked via Lime's app and can reach speeds of 15 mph. It plans to have 1,000 bikes on the streets before the end of...

December 7th, 1:23 AM CST
Google Maps makes it easier than ever to find a Lime bike or scooter
Google Maps makes it easier than ever to find a Lime bike or scooter

Google Maps has added a new feature that helps you find a Lime bike or scooter in just a few taps. The feature currently works in 11 U.S. cities served by Lime, with more coming next year.

December 14th, 12:58 AM CST
Meet the MIT scientist who’s growing semi-sentient cyborg houseplants
Meet the MIT scientist who’s growing semi-sentient cyborg houseplants

Elowan is a cybernetic plant that can respond to its surroundings. Tethered by a few wires and silver electrodes, the plant-robot hybrid can move in response to bioelectrochemical signals that reflect the plant’s light...

December 17th, 4:00 AM CST
‘Kingdom Hearts III’ out in the wild, director asks for support to stop spoilers
‘Kingdom Hearts III’ out in the wild, director asks for support to stop spoilers

Kingdom Hearts III has been leaked, with several copies of the game out in the wild. The game's director, Tetsuya Nomura, responded to the situation, calling for help from gamers to stop spoilers from spreading online.

December 16th, 11:44 AM CST
The Echo Wall Clock can help you keep track of multiple Alexa timers
The Echo Wall Clock can help you keep track of multiple Alexa timers

Amazon just launched the Echo Wall Clock announced at its September new hardware device event in Seattle. The Echo Wall Clock is an analog clock that also indicates the minutes remaining on one or more Alexa timers.

December 14th, 8:58 PM CST
Delivery robot goes up in flames while out and about in California
Delivery robot goes up in flames while out and about in California

A small meal-delivery robot suddenly caught fire in Berkeley, California, on Friday. The blaze was quickly tackled and no one was hurt, but the incident is nevertheless a troubling one for the fledgling robot delivery...

December 17th, 1:44 AM CST

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