Strawberry-flavored HIV medicine could save thousands of children

The medicine includes four recommended antiretroviral drugs and doesn’t require refrigeration — important in Africa, where warm temperatures and inconsistent electricity are frequently issues. Crucially, it’s relatively inexpensive. Quadrimune will cost less than $1 per day for a child between 20 to 30 pounds, and 50 cents per day for younger children. While that would…

TunnelBear discounts a year of VPN service to $50

The promo is only expected to last through December 2nd (aka Cyber Monday), so you’ll want to act quickly if you like the idea of using a VPN to protect your internet traffic. TunnelBear isn’t necessarily the most advanced VPN available, but it is one of the easier-to-use examples with apps for virtually every major…

Facebook labels a post as false to obey Singapore misinformation law

In a statement to Reuters, Facebook didn’t outright object to the law but did worry about the potential to abuse this law. “We hope the Singapore government’s assurances that it will not impact free expression will lead to a measured and transparent approach to implementation,” a spokesman said. The law has drawn concerns over not…

Apple will take a ‘deeper look’ at disputed borders in Maps

“We review international law as well as relevant US and other domestic laws before making a determination in labeling on our Maps and make changes if required by law,” the spokeswoman said. There’s no doubt that Apple had fought the Russian requirement. It spent several months negotiating with Russia in hopes of finding a middle…

Here’s The Main Problem With Tesla’s Supercharger Network

For all the crap we give Tesla, they rightfully deserve to be lauded for the Supercharger network of fast-charging stations. You want to drive across the country in your electric car? Easy peasy, thanks to the ability to quick charge up to about an 80% tank of electron juice in about 20 minutes. Unless you…

Battle of the smart screens: Lenovo and Amazon’s latest compared

Now, there are two more models entering the fray. Amazon has unveiled the Echo Show 8 ($130), which lies somewhere in between the second-gen Echo Show and the Echo Show 5. Lenovo, on the other hand, has released the Smart Display 7 ($130), its third attempt at making a Google smart display. Given how crowded…

Bluetooth Is Good Now

It was nearly a decade ago, when a pretty blue gadget arrived in my mailbox and fundamentally changed my understanding of wireless technology. The gadget was a Jawbone Jambox—arguably the first popular Bluetooth speaker—that let me play music from my phone from across my backyard. Like most Bluetooth contraptions at the time, the Jambox was…

Ask Engadget: How can I make a gift card feel more personal?

Jessica CondittSenior Editor Gifts are simply reminders that someone was thinking about you. This is where the joy of present-giving begins, and it’s one reason handing someone a gift card or digital code feels so crappy. It doesn’t take a ton of time or thought to pick an Amazon card off the rack at QT,…

The Morning After: Black Friday forever (or at least all weekend)

The oversized thin-and-light no one asked for.LG Gram 17 review According to Cherlynn Low, LG’s Gram 17 laptop is impressive in a few ways: it’s light, the massive screen beautiful and there are plenty of ports. It’s lighter than the 16-inch MacBook or Dell’s XPS 15, and managed better battery life than Apple’s machine in…

REI’s Cyber Week Deals Are Live And Ready for Action

Cyber Week Sale | REI Now that Black Friday is over and REI folk are back from opting outside, they’ve got another blockbuster sale. Starting today, REI’s Cyber Week sale can save adventurers up to 50% off a ton of gear. Advertisement The outdoor retailer’s slashing the price on a ton of gear, from brands…