Apple's first mixed reality headset is reportedly coming in mid-2022

March 7, 2021 Mashable

Apple's first step into virtual spaces might be a little more than a year away. A new research note from top Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts a "mid-2022" release for the company's first mixed reality headset. Its release will also mark the kickoff of a new product line as Apple capitalizes on th...

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Far-right misinfo is big on Facebook, but it's Facebook that blocks attempts to fix it

March 7, 2021 Mashable

It's not exactly breaking news that far-right misinformation — better known to most as "lies" — tends to do well on Facebook. But it's telling that the biggest takeaway from a new study that attempts to understand the phenomenon is that Facebook itself is our chief obstacle to understand...

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Chrome vs. Firefox: Which internet browser is better?

March 7, 2021 Mashable

Web browsers are our windows into the internet and yet many people just stick with the one they know. They rarely, if ever, try out alternatives that might make their lives easier. You may think Google Chrome is the only browser you'll ever need, but Firefox might have something to say about that. I...

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Optimize your internet with routers, extenders, and more on sale

March 7, 2021 Mashable

Have spotty WiFi? A WiFi extender may be in order. And once that glorious internet speed has you spending more time online, it may be time for some cybersecurity upgrades. These 16 VPN routers, other routers, and WiFi extenders are all on sale for a limited time as of March 7. Anonabox PRO Tor and V...

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Score a pair of noise-canceling headphones for only $40

March 7, 2021 Mashable

TL;DR: As of March 7, get a pair of MPOW X4.0 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones for 33% off, bringing the price down to just $39.99. Whether you're trying to stay productive when working from home or you simply want a better music-listening experience, a solid pair of noise-canceling headphones ca...

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This streaming-friendly VPN is extending subscriptions for free

March 6, 2021 Mashable

SAVE 82%: A three-year subscription to CyberGhost VPN is on sale for £1.99 per month as of March  7, and includes an extra three months for free. We know that the world of VPNs can be intimidating, and picking the best service for you and your needs can feel like an impossible task. There ...

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Kickstart a career in coding with this web developer bundle

March 6, 2021 Mashable

TL;DR: The Complete Web Developer Coding Bundle is on sale for £28.67 as of March 7, saving you 98% on list price. Do you finally want to learn to code in 2021? This Complete Web Developer Coding Bundle, taught by full-stack web development experts like Avetis Ghukasyan and Jonas Schmedtmann, i...

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5 of the best online learning platforms to kickstart your career

March 6, 2021 Mashable

In the past few years, technological advancements and high demand for accessible, low-cost education have led to ridiculous growth in the online learning sector. And, while the coronavirus pandemic didn't launch the online learning boom, it sure didn't hurt its case.  Yet an important question ...

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Facebook facing federal investigation for alleged racist hiring practices

March 6, 2021 Mashable

Once again, Facebook is under government scrutiny.  Just a few weeks before CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify in front of Congress regarding online misinformation, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (or EEOC) has opened a "systemic" probe into the company's racial hiring and promot...

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Tesla asks fans to lobby the government on its behalf

March 6, 2021 Mashable

Tesla fans: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to go to bat politically for the company. The electric automaker has launched a new online portal called the Tesla Engagement Platform, as spotted by CNBC Friday. It is a hub where Tesla posts actions its users can take, like contacting go...

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