You can report traffic snarls in Google Maps for iOS

You no longer need an Android phone to report collisions and other traffic trouble in Google Maps. Google has brought road incident reporting to iOS, letting you flag problems without turning to an app like Waze. Whichever platform you use, Google…

Endel's Apple Watch app generates soothing sounds on your wrist

If you primarily use your Apple Watch for all its health and wellness-related features, you’ll want to check the new app from AI music startup Endel. Technically, Endel has been available as an Apple Watch app for a while now. Where this new version…

Venmo is releasing a credit card because of course it is

Venmo is one of the more popular mobile payment apps out there, and now it seems that it’s going to take things one step further by getting into the credit card business. Today, PayPal – which is Venmo’s parent company – and Synchrony announced that the new credit card will be arriving next year, with Synchrony acting as the issuing … Continue reading

Google Maps narrows Waze gap with broader incident reporting

Google Maps keeps borrowing features from Waze, and latest to be bundling into the navigation software is an easy way to report road hazards and other events directly from the iPhone app. The new feature allows Google Maps users on iOS to report crashes they pass, along with speed traps and traffic slowdowns, straight from their phone. That’s something Android … Continue reading

Lyft rolls out free rides to help job seekers get their first paycheck

Ridesharing company Lyft has introduced a new program in partnership with the Goodwill, USO, and the United Way to help people get to their job interviews. Called the Jobs Access Program, the new perk will give free and discounted rides to people who are going to a job interview, as well as rides to work in the weeks until their … Continue reading

How to Prepare Your PC for Windows 10's November Update

Microsoft is readying the public release of its next major Windows 10 update, version 1909. These major releases show up twice a year, first in spring then again in the fall, and tend to include a number of new features, updates, and patches. However, they can also come with some major bugs and annoyances, so it’s…

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Blue Light from LEDs Can Rot the Brains of Fruit Flies, Study Finds

The blue light that emanates from every smartphone and fluorescent bulb isn’t thought to be great for our health, particularly the health of our eyes. But a new study in fruit flies suggests that blue light can even be harmful to brains and speed up aging—again, in fruit flies. There’s a very long way to go before we…

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Give Your Old Hard Drive or SSD New Life With This $8 Enclosure

Aukey 2.5" USB Hard Drive/SSD Enclosure | $8 | Amazon | Promo code LUWHFLCQ

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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Would Have Prevented the Iraq War

Addressing a group of rightfully bored-looking Georgetown students, one of whom was allegedly escorted out for failing to silence their phone, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used his much-anticipated speaking engagement today primarily to try to rewrite the history of his data collection company.

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Elijah Cummings’ Powerful First Speech

Watch Elijah Cummings deliver an inspiration poem in his first floor speech to Congress in 1996