Samsung Galaxy S20 is the first phone certified for USB fast charging

In order for fast chargers to work as intended, they need to deliver power at the specific voltage and current required by the device, and both the charger and handset need to be able to communicate, The Verge explains. If they can’t do this, the charger and phone will default to a lower charging rate….

Mozilla Rolls Out Encrypted Browsing by Default for U.S. Firefox Users

Photo: Getty Images Today, Mozilla is flipping on the switch to turn on encrypted DNS over HTTPS for U.S. users by default. If you’re unfamiliar with the tech, the pitch is this feature will help prevent internet service providers from tracking the sites you go to. DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is meant to address the…

Amazon cuts the price of the 7-in-1 Ninja Foodi cooker to $125

The Foodi’s functions include pressure cooking, air frying/air crisping, steaming, baking/roasting, slow cooking, yogurt making and searing/sauteing. With this beast, you can make pulled pork, homemade potato chips, baked mac and cheese and roasted veggies, even yogurt, all in the same machine and quickly. As Engadget’s Andy Tranatola discovered, the Ninja Foodi can be especially…

Samsung’s Buds Are Probably the Budget AirPod Alternative You Want

Apple’s AirPods have become so ubiquitous that rival Bluetooth earbud makers have had to differentiate themselves with less-obnoxious designs, more features, or a lower price—or, as in the case of rival Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds+, a combination of the three. This is technically Samsung’s fourth generation of wireless earbuds, and the best one by far….

Polestar’s latest concept EV is designed for sustainability

The Precept also focuses heavily on eco-friendly design. The seat surfaces, bolsters, headrests and carpets are made out of recycled materials like 3D-knitted plastic bottles, cork vinyl and even recovered fishing nets. The interior panels and seatbacks, meanwhile, are made from flax-based composites that are not only kinder to the planet (80 percent less plastic…

Nintendo Cracked Open Its Secret Game Boy Stash to Help a 95-Year-Old Fan

Photo: Andrew Liszewski (Gizmodo) Nintendo is known for its excellent customer service, but now and then the company will go above and beyond the call of duty for special cases. When technicians couldn’t fix a 95-year-old Japan woman’s dead Game Boy, the company replaced it with a brand new one, leading us to wonder just…

How exactly does 5G work?

We’ve been hearing about 5G for ages, and 2020 is the year it’ll finally become a reality for some people. Until this point there have been a few sparse 5G networks available in cities, but with only a handful of phones supporting 5G, even if you lived in an area with coverage odds are you…

NASA says its InSight lander has detected over 450 ‘marsquakes’

NASA has also revealed that the largest quake SEIS found was around magnitude 4.0 in size, which is milder than scientists expected. That’s not quite strong enough to get readings from the planet’s lower mantle and core, though, which scientists are hoping to get. InSight principal investigator Bruce Banerdt described those layers as the “the…

Trump Claims No One Heard of Ebola Before 2014 in Rambling Press Conference

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump spray rose petals to pay tribute at Raj Ghat, the memorial for Mahatma Gandhi, in New Delhi, India on February 25, 2020.Photo: Getty Images President Donald Trump claimed the novel coronavirus was very much under control in the United States at a news conference from India where…