Tecnologia

8 Great Chess Apps for Beginners and Grand Masters

Pubblicato il

The millennia-old pastime of chess has been enjoying an explosion of interest. Whether people are longing for any engaging hobby to keep themselves sane during the long wait, or they fell prey to a popular Netflix drama about a chess prodigy, competition is heating up. While games using a physical board will have to wait […]

Tecnologia

Lenovo’s X1 Carbon Shows Why Linux Is Great on ThinkPads

Pubblicato il

For most of eternity, if you wanted to run Linux on your laptop you bought a Windows laptop, wiped Windows, and installed Linux. This was known as the “Windows tax,” the extra money you paid for an operating system you didn’t need. About 15 years ago, pioneering companies like System76 began selling white-label hardware with […]

Tecnologia

Sprinkle Some Fun Into Your Pandemic Home Cooking

Pubblicato il

I quickly stumped the clerk who helped me find groceries at the Indian market in Issaquah, Washington. She looked at the length of the shopping list on my clipboard, then at me, and said, “Let me find the manager.” He and I sped through the first 10 or 15 ingredients, stuff like black chickpeas, Kashmiri […]

Tecnologia

The Love Triangle Is a Sex Toy With a Pleasurable Price

Pubblicato il

I’m not often entranced by affordable pocket-size sex toys. “Affordable” is usually another word for mediocre. Satisfyer’s Love Triangle vibrator and suction toy—or as my partner and I lovingly call it, “the empanada”—bucks those trends. It’s surprisingly powerful, but also quiet, discreet, and so small it’ll fit in your pocket (yes, even the unconscionably tiny […]

Tecnologia

Cheaper Yet Refined, Samsung’s Latest Galaxy Phones Are Great

Pubblicato il

It’s an iterative year for Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones, where the company is simply improving on a year-old design instead of loading up the new devices with breakthrough features. But that’s not a bad thing. In fact, with the new Galaxy S21 series—which includes the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra—what you’re mostly getting is […]

Tecnologia

DJI’s Latest Compact Drone Is a Blast to Fly

Pubblicato il

Still, if you’re only in it for the aerial camera, there’s plenty to love. All the automated shot modes of the previous model—Dronie, Circle, Helix, and Rocket—are still there, along with a new one called Boomerang. As the name suggests, the Mini 2 does a flyby and then circles back around. The new 1/2.3-inch CMOS […]