Police in Ogden, Utah and small towns across the United States use these surveillance technologies

One afternoon, I accompanied Heather West, the detective who had scoured gray vans in the license plate database, and Josh Terry, the analyst who spotted the kidnapper with the Cowboys…

Our 8 favorite straighteners (2021): flat irons, combs and brushes

Straighten my hair is usually a two day affair. I wash off all of the product the night before and load my hair with moisturizing protectors. I let it air…

Mathematicians settle Erdős coloring conjecture

In autumn from 1972, Vance Faber was a new professor at the University of Colorado. When two influential mathematicians, Paul Erdős and László Lovász, came to visit us, Faber decided…

Ecobee Smart Home Ecosystem Review: Easy Upgrade

The Ecobee smartphone app is also a great companion. You can see everything from the live camera view to the real-time temperatures in every room. I can quickly see when…

The pandemic has proven our toilets to be crap

For those without access to private toilets, the locks have also made toilets accessible to the public even rarer than they normally are. This has been particularly difficult for the…

Logitech Harmony is dead. Here’s how the smart remote got lost

“If we think of a company that has tried to make a dent in this area, what comes to mind is Harmony,” says Paul Erickson, senior analyst at research firm…

How to Schedule Emails and Texts on Google Messages, iMessage, Gmail, and Outlook

Your phone will need to be on and have an active connection to the outside world for these scheduled messages to be sent. You’re delaying sending the text from your…

How the FBI finally got into the San Bernardino gunman’s iPhone

Like the Biden The administration is moving on an ever-growing list of political initiatives, the White House issued sanctions this week for a series of Russian misdeeds including interference in…

Everyone on Facebook’s supervisory board should quit

Facebook monitoring The council is set to decide whether Donald Trump should be allowed to revert to a platform he used to incite racist violence. While the board ostensibly has…

10 best PlayStation 5 accessories (2021): TVs, controllers, headsets, soundbars

Choose accessories for a new PlayStation 5, it’s almost as tricky as buying one. This is because of his new abilities. A console’s cybernetic clamshell tower is packed to the…