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Meet the bold and brilliant Latinos of NASA

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we rounded up this list of the most bold and brilliant Latinos at NASA, both past and present
Amazon's ring alarm pro behind table.

Everything you need to know about Amazon Ring Alarm Pro

The Ring Alarm Pro is the newest addition to Ring's lineup, and includes an Eero 6 Wi-Fi router for powerful digital security.
Astro Robot in kitchen surrounded by a family

I’m convinced Amazon Astro will have superior obstacle avoidance. Here’s why

Astro is Amazon's new home robot. Given what we know, I am convinced it will be better able to dodge obstacles than anything else on the market.
Everything announced at the fall Amazon event.

Amazon fall hardware event: Home robot, flying drone, and new Alexa devices

Amazon's annual September event was filled with several exciting announcements, including an Alexa-powered home robot, new smart display, and much more.
A miner dives down a well in Below the Stone.

Below the Stone is one part Stardew Valley, one part roguelike

If you expanded the mining and exploration of Stardew Valley into a full game, you would have something resembling Below the Stone.
Ring video doorbell leader

Here’s what I want to see in the next Ring Video Doorbell

The Ring Video Doorbell is one of the most advanced models available today, but there are still a few features we wish it had.
5G on the all new iPad mini.

Why are so few people actually using 5G in the U.S.? Here’s what the experts say

On paper, 5G rollout is increasing in the U.S., but consumer-focused mobile subscriptions are still lagging. We asked the experts to find out why.
A lone man stands with his gun raised as he is attacked my zombies

Dead Fury plays like a greatest hits of zombie shooters

Dead Fury is inspired by zombie-shooter greats like Days Gone and The Last of Us.
The Echo Dot Wall Mount Holder in a bedroom.

Best Alexa settings to update right now

Changing a few settings in your Amazon Echo can turn Alexa from a good smart assistant to a great one. Change these five settings to improve your experience.
Costa Rican astronaut and physicist Franklin Chang explains the evolution of his plasma engine project, which would allow future missions to Mars, at his company Ad Astra Rocket

The best tech inventions developed by Latinos

Did you know Latinos invented everything from color television to the mousepad? We explore the best tech inventions developed by Latinos.
Typing on the Keychron Q1 mechanical keyboard.

Keyboard or pen and paper? Here’s what science says is better for taking notes

Handwritten notes allegedly stick in your brain better, but keyboards give an obvious speed advantage when taking notes. But which one helps you learn best?
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Paper vs. E-ink vs. LED: Does the display affect how well we absorb information?

Does your brain retain more information when you read something on a paper page, or on a screen? Here's what scientists say is better for comprehension.
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Inside the strange and scammy world of anti-5G accessories

Fears about cell phones emitting harmful radiation have been around for decades. Now that 5G is rolling out, sketchy retailers are using that fear to cash in
3d rendering illustration of NFT non fungible token for crypto art on colorful abstract background based in blockchain technology and disruptive monetization in collectibles market.

Cracks in the crypto utopia: How a surge of scams is exposing DeFi’s dark side

Crypto evangelists often tout decentralized finance as being a superior alternative to traditional banking, but ditching the middleman does have some downsides.
Jared Isaacman looking out out of the Crew Dragon's cupola.

Watch the best bits from SpaceX’s historic all-civilian mission

Check out the highlights of SpaceX's first all-civilian mission, including the launch, the stunning views, and a crew member's impromptu ukulele performance.
PS4 (Playstation 4) using PS Now.

Sony doesn’t need an Xbox Game Pass killer — it already has one

With GamePass being held as the all-time greatest service in gaming, I think it's time a dedicated user of PS Now tell you why it's way better than you think.
2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road

These are the favorite cars of Hispanic Americans

Which cars are popular in the Hispanic community in the United States? Here's a look at the most recent purchase statistics.
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Meet the most influential Hispanic people in the world of tech

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and shine a light on the Hispanic community, we rounded up this list of influential Hispanic people in the world of tech.
Hispanic Heritage Month

Why do we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month?

Here's why we celebrate the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the cultural, historical, and technological achievements of the United States.
Roborock S7 robot vacuum cleaning a rug on a hardwood floor.

Poop’s easy. Dodging wires is the holy grail of robot vacuum obstacle avoidance

Although robot vacuums can avoid poop, they're not quite so good at dodging wires and cables on the floor. This is why.
The player is leaping down onto a rooftop, firing rockets as they go.

Turbo Overkill is Doom meets Titanfall meets … chainsaw leg?

At PAX West, we had an opportunity to play Turbo Overkill, a thrilling, insane game at the center of a Doom and Titanfall Venn diagram.
Rei skates past a big mushroom in Solar Ash.

Solar Ash’s boss fights are Shadow of the Colossus on ice

Solar Ash emphasizes movement over combat to create dance-like combat and boss battles.
Echo Dot 4th Gen Clock Model

Here’s what we want to see in the next Amazon Echo smart speaker

If Amazon announces a new smart speaker at its fall event, there are several features we'd like to see included.
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PAX West 2021 was a smaller show, and it was better for it

No one knew what to expect from the first in-person PAX event in the COVID era. Talk of a smaller show was true, but completely missed the point.
Basketball players in NBA 2K22.

Here’s what we’re playing on National Video Game Day

The Digital Trends gaming team shares what games they're playing this National Video Game Day.
Venus - 3D Perspective View of Maat Mons.

Mars? Old news. The next 10 years will be the decade of Venus

In recent decades, space agencies have mostly been focused on visiting Mars -- but now their sights are shifting to Earth's other planetary neighbor: Venus
iRobot Roomba 692 on a hardwood floor negotiating a mat.

If someone can make a robot that can avoid wires, it’s iRobot. Here’s why.

The newest iRobot Roomba can avoid obstacles, but that comes as no surprise given the company's history and work in the robot vacuum field.
Alex in Life is Strange: True Colors

Life is Strange: True Colors review: An emotional triumph

Life is Strange: True Colors is deeply emotional and relatable, despite its pacing issues and sometimes cringeworthy dialogue.
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The internet’s ‘phonebook’ is flawed and outdated. It’s time for an upgrade

DNS, aka the internet's phonebook, has been the foundation of the worldwide web since the 1970s -- but that foundation is starting to crumble and crack.
Apple HomeKit app on smartphone.

Apple HomeKit has both the best and worst installation setups. Here’s why.

Apple's HomeKit simultaneously has one of the best and one of the worst installation processes, but it also shows the promise of what smart home could be.
Woman with rifle in Call of Duty: Vanguard.

Call of Duty: Vanguard’s messy alpha has me worried about the future

While the Call of Duty: Vanguard alpha shows promise, a slew of gameplay issues have me worried about the final release.
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The Pixel 5a isn’t launching in Europe. Here are 5 phones you can buy instead

The limited launch of Google's Pixel 5a means that not everyone can get one. With cheap 5G Android phones getting better, here are some alternative options.
Even and Dicey walking in Lost in Random

Lost in Random preview: A Tim Burton-esque board game

Lost in Random has a wonderful combat system, combining gambling and deck-building, but the bloated story asks for a lot of attention.
The Govee Lamp has RGB lights to light up the night.

7 dorm gadgets to make campus living a breeze

Setting yourself up for college success is easy. Just make sure you have a comfortable, welcoming and fun home space with these tech and gadget picks.