Americans Are Warming Up to Covid-19 Vaccines, Poll Finds

Above, vials of the Pfizer/BioNTech covid-19 vaccinePhoto: Patrick T. Fallon (Getty Images) More Americans are willing to get a covid-19 vaccine, new polling suggests. According to a survey run by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Americans are more likely to have been vaccinated or to want vaccination in February than they were a month ago, while…

In Defense of an Alexa-Enabled Coffee Maker

Photo: Catie Keck/Gizmodo If you happen to be in the market for a new coffee maker, may I recommend a smart assistant-enabled model? Let me be clear that this isn’t something that you absolutely need, but it’s something I’ve found has made my morning routine marginally smoother. I typically wake up very, very early—often before…

Go Update Your Passwords Right Now

Photo: Michael Smith/Newsmakers (Getty Images) Hey, you, casual internet user. Why not go and update your passwords right now? I’m not trying to boss you around or anything, but semi-frequent password changes are widely considered a great way to avoid getting hacked and having your information spilled all over the web. Yes, bad actors break…

Netflix is making a Terminator anime with the studio behind ‘Ghost in the Shell’

A Terminator anime from the legendary studio behind the Ghost in the Shell franchise is coming to Netflix. The streaming giant didn’t share any details on the plot, but showrunner Mattson Tomlin, who worked on Project Power for Netflix, told Variety he plans to approach the franchise in a way that “breaks conventions, subverts expectations…

The 10 Best Deals of February 26, 2021

Gif: Juliana Clark Friday’s Best Deals | Kinja Deals It’s February 26, and we at Kinja Deals are here to bring you the top 10 deals of the day. Multi-task to your heart’s content with the iRobot Roomba i6+. Relax with the Naipo Mini Massage Gun. And cash in on 30% off pop culture tees…

Streaming music made up 83 percent of the record industry’s revenue in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic may have made it nearly impossible to check out live shows last year, but the music industry still found a way to grow despite all the hardships. According to the Recording Industry Association of America’s annual year-end report, overall recorded music revenue increased by 9.2 percent to $12.2 billion in 2020. That…

MSI GS66 Stealth review (2021): The gaming sweetspot comes to laptops

MSI’s latest GS66 Stealth may look the same as last year’s model, but it has a lot more going for it. It’s powered by NVIDIA’s new RTX 30-series GPUs, and it’s one of the first gaming notebooks with a 1440p (or 2K) screen. That’s a big deal. For the last few years, laptop gamers could…