Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

February 17, 2020 Mashable

Jeff Bezos is putting his money where his mouth is and donating $10 billion to fight climate change. Bezos made the stunning announcement in an Instagram post Monday afternoon, saying it's all part of the new Bezos Earth Fund.  View this post on Instagram Today, I’m thrilled to announce I...

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Forget foldable phones: Leaked TCL images reveal slide-out screen

February 17, 2020 Mashable

We're still trying to figure out how durable the Galaxy Z Flip and Motorola Razr are but TCL is possibly working on a new style of phone that slides. The report comes from CNET, which published photos of the phone. It initially looks like a regular-sized smartphone but has a second screen that slide...

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Airbus is testing a new aircraft that requires up to 20 percent less fuel

February 17, 2020 Mashable

Flying is bad for the environment and its impact is expected to get even worse in the coming years. It's vital for aircraft manufacturers to come up with new solutions that reduce aviation's carbon footprint.  One such project is Airbus' MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentatio...

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Elon Musk says Tesla's Solar Roof is going global later this year

February 17, 2020 Mashable

Tesla's Solar Roof has had a rough start. Originally introduced in Oct. 2016, the Solar Roof was re-worked several times, and has only gone into wider distribution this year, partially due to Tesla's well-documented struggles to produce its Model 3 at volume.  But it now seems Tesla is serious ...

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This refurbished Apple iMac is on sale for under £300

February 17, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: A refurbished Apple iMac is on sale for £279 on Wowcher, and includes a wireless keyboard, mouse, and Microsoft Office. Refurbished products can be a little scary, but there is no reason to fear something that might have just a few visible signs of wear and tear, especially when you coul...

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Hundreds of Dell laptops and desktops are on sale

February 17, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: Get 14% off hundreds of Dell laptops and desktops, or save up to £310 on limited-time deals. Dell is one of the biggest names in the consumer technology game, and that's because it has a strong reputation for making products that deliver. They're not always good news for your wallet, tho...

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Presidents Day sale on coding courses: Learn something this long weekend

February 17, 2020 Mashable

How will 2020 pan out? Who the hell knows at this point. But if we can be sure of one thing and one thing only, it's that coders will still be in demand come December 31st. Instead of wasting your energy worrying about the state of the world, why not shift your focus to learning to code? You never k...

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Here are the Presidents Day deals gamers need to know about

February 17, 2020 Mashable

It comes as little surprise that both past and current presidents are not huge fans of video games. But they can't all be bad, right? In order to prove them wrong, or maybe just to spite them, celebrate President's Day by swiping some sweet deals on all kinds of gaming consoles and accessories. From...

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25 practical Presidents Day deals on chargers, cables, and battery packs

February 17, 2020 Mashable

While most Presidents Day sales center around mattresses and home goods, we're not always in the market for those things. You know what we are all always in the market for? Charging accessories.  Since there's a good chance your phone is nearing the red right now, here are 25 different deals on...

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6 of the best air purifiers to deal with pets, pollen, and pollution in the UK

February 17, 2020 Mashable

Allergies are more annoying than usual lately, right? No really, it's not your imagination — pollen season is getting worse every year, and air purifiers are now an essential home appliance. Climate change is a huge factor that's contributing to the worsening pollen seasons. Among the cul...

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