Elon Musk's Boring Company finishes excavating Las Vegas tunnel

February 15, 2020 Mashable

After three months of digging, Elon Musk's Boring Company has completed its excavation of a transportation tunnel beneath the Las Vegas Convention Center, the company tweeted Friday. Breakthrough! https://t.co/vJ7Jmz2nNb — The Boring Company (@boringcompany) February 14, 2020 The Boring Compan...

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ToTok app, alleged UAE spy tool, removed from the Google Play Store yet again

February 15, 2020 Mashable

Popular messaging app ToTok has been pulled from the Google Play Store ... again. According to 9to5Google, Google removed the app as of Friday afternoon after reinstating it in January. ToTok originally launched in July and took off rather quickly in the Unite Arab Emirates. With messaging apps like...

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10 VPN deals this Presidents Day that you don't want to miss

February 15, 2020 Mashable

When it comes to keeping your information private on the web, you're going to need more than just a strong password (although it couldn't hurt). Whether you're at home, a coffee shop, the college library, or on an airplane, if you're using the internet, you should arm yourself with a VPN. Not only w...

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Step up your golf game with these gadgets on sale for President's Day

February 15, 2020 Mashable

Sadly, it can't always be golf season. Even if you live in a place with the same climate year-round, Mother Nature likes to throw curveballs. So at some point, you'll be sitting (im)patiently indoors, awaiting another warm, sunny day. Rather than letting your time go to waste, you might as well work...

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These supremely soft wireless earbuds are over 35% off

February 15, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: Finally get the comfort and sound you've been looking for with HyperSonic Lite True Wireless Earphones for just $50.99, a $29 savings.  Face it, earbuds aren't usually very comfortable. Take Apple's AirPods, for example. Ask basically anyone with a pair: they've got a lot going for them,...

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30 kitchen tools and gadgets on sale for President's Day weekend

February 15, 2020 Mashable

With your busy lifestyle, we're sure it can be pretty challenging to cook a decent meal for yourself on the regular. But maybe the sole reason why it's hard to prep meals is that you lack the tools and devices to make good food in the first place. And it's time to change that. In honor of Presidents...

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ProtonVPN offers advanced security features to keep your data safe

February 15, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: A one-year subscription to ProtonVPN Plus is on sale for £6.65 per month, saving you 20% on list price. Your data and identity are precious things that deserve to be protected by the best security features money can buy. We're always looking for the best deal and the lowest rate, but eff...

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NordVPN is giving away free gifts to celebrate its birthday

February 15, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: NordVPN's three-year plan is down by 70% on list price, and comes with an extra plan for free. You know how you generally get a gift on your birthday? Well, NordVPN is switching things around this year by giving away gifts to celebrate its big day.  Not only is a three-year subscription ...

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Jack Dorsey tweeted a real bummer of a WikiHow on Valentine's Day

February 14, 2020 Mashable

It's Valentine's Day and Jack Dorsey is tweeting about wine.  Or, more precisely, he tweeted a screenshot of a WikiHow article telling people how to properly hold a wine glass. Whatever you do, insists the article with an accompanying picture of a solitary hand holding a glass of wine, "Never h...

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There's a privacy bracelet that jams smart speakers and, hell yeah, bring it

February 14, 2020 Mashable

Smart speakers are creepy recording devices that eavesdrop on unsuspecting people. A new piece of custom technology offers the chance to fight back.  Stylized as a cyberpunk bracelet, a "wearable jammer" was developed by a trio of professors at the University of Chicago. In addition to looking ...

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