Amazon Sidewalk will be enabled by default on Echo devices

The idea behind Amazon Sidewalk is that it uses the 900 MHz spectrum as well as the aforementioned Sidewalk Bridge device connections to extend the reach of WiFi networks so that outdoor gadgets can stay connected to the internet even if they’re far from the house.  Amazon cites examples such as water sensors to keep…

The 10 Best Deals of November 30, 2020

Gif: Juliana Clark Best Deals of the DayBest Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily. Monday’s Best Deals | Kinja Deals It’s November 30, Cyber Monday, and we at Kinja Deals are here to bring you the top 10 deals of the day. Find your best Zoom lighting with the…

Maserati says all of its cars will be hybrid or fully electric in five years

Over the next five years, Maserati plans to electrify its entire lineup — but, as Electrek points out, don’t expect to see the automaker announce a flood of battery-electric models just yet. During an online fashion event caught by Reuters, Maserati CEO Davide Grasso said the brand plans to electrify all of its vehicles, either…

December’s New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Just Might Help You End 2020 on a Good Note

Image: Razorbill December is usually a pretty light month for new book releases, and while 2020 has been anything but traditional, that’s still the case here. However, you’ll find there are plenty of enticing new volumes heading to shelves, including an entire book of stories written during lockdown. Stay home, stay safe, stay reading! Advertisement…

DeepMind’s latest AI breakthrough can accurately predict the way proteins fold

Researchers and enthusiasts across the internet have met the news enthusiastically, with some proclaiming that AlphaFold has solved the “protein solving problem.” But what does that mean, exactly? And how do we stand to benefit from it? To start answering these questions, we need to take a closer look at the proteins themselves. As your…

The Cardinals-49ers NFL game will only be available to stream

When the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers face off on December 26th as part of the NFL’s tripleheader that Saturday, one of the few ways you’ll have to stream the game to your TV is through Amazon Prime Video and Twitch. While Amazon is no stranger to streaming NFL games, this is one of…

The Cyber Monday Mac Bundle ft. Parallels Pro is on sale today

This bundle is jam-packed with excellent apps for productivity, fun and self-enrichment. You get access to Parallel Pros, for example, a program that empowers you to run Windows 10 on your Mac without compromising performance or rebooting. In other words, you can run native Windows programs or even games on your Mac without risking any…

The Mandalorian’s Filoni and Dawson on Why People Still See Ahsoka as a Jedi

Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano.Image: Disney As The Mandalorian’s stakes have gradually risen with each episode, the series’ connections to the Star Wars franchise’s larger epic narrative have grown stronger, particularly as characters like Bo-Katan and important items like the Darksaber have been incorporated into the plot. Advertisement Few surprising twists could have matched the…

Young Americans Are Scared to Have Kids Because of Climate Change

TLDR. The world’s leading climate scientists have made it abundantly clear that the only way to avert catastrophic climate breakdown is to quickly decarbonize the entire global economy. But so far, world leaders aren’t making anything close to the necessary changes. To avoid subjecting any more people to a hellish future, many people are choosing…

Instagram will highlight users who donate to nonprofits on Giving Tuesday

A few ways to give back on Instagram during the holiday szn ❤️ ✨ Use the donation sticker and your story will get added to a shared #GivingTuesday story where friends can see the good you’re doing. https://t.co/Gg9c3GsxqL pic.twitter.com/E6oPQtRZtk — Instagram (@instagram) November 30, 2020 Meanwhile, Instagram is working on a more permanent way for…