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Biden says US will have vaccines for every American adult by end of May

The move comes days after the FDA's authorization of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for emergency use. → Read More

Xbox Live suffers major outage

It's not just you -- Xbox Live players worldwide are reporting troubles logging in. → Read More

Leica teams with Daniel Craig to design a $7,000 Q2 camera worthy of Bond

Limited to 750 units, the exclusive Leica Q2 Daniel Craig x Greg Williams features gold accents and diamond-embossed leather. → Read More

Anker's MagSafe battery pack for the iPhone 12 arrives March 3

The magnetic battery pack attaches to the back of MagSafe-compatible iPhone 12 models to recharge them without a cable. It'll cost $40. → Read More

Elon Musk: SpaceX will double Starlink's satellite internet speeds in 2021

Musk added on Twitter that the growing network of satellites should offer complete global coverage "by next year." → Read More

Report: Biden to order review of semiconductor supply chain

According to a report from CNBC, the White House is ordering a full review of foreign supply chains, including semiconductors and rare earth metals. → Read More

The best Wi-Fi range extender in 2021

We tested some of the most popular range extenders to find the best option for eliminating those pesky dead zones. Here's what we found. → Read More

Starlink explained: What to know about Elon Musk's satellite internet venture

The billionaire entrepreneur is launching satellites into space, and promising to deliver high-speed broadband internet to as many users as possible. → Read More

Microsoft knocks $400 off the cost of a Surface Duo, expands availability to Canada

The foldable, dual-screen tablet device is coming to Canada, and customers in the US can get it for hundreds less than before. → Read More

How to tell when it's time to upgrade your router

Experts recommend getting a new router every couple of years -- here's how to get the most out of your next upgrade. → Read More

The best tower fans of 2021 (and 4 you should skip)

Tower fans are the unsung heroes of hot, stuffy homes everywhere -- so we tested a bunch out to find our favorites. Here's what we recommend. → Read More

Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter crack down on 'OGUsers' theft ring

After a coordinated investigation, the social media platforms suspend hundreds of accounts that were stealing and selling access to coveted usernames. → Read More

The best Wi-Fi routers of 2021: Nest, Asus, TP-Link and more

Your router is the unsung hero holding your smart home together. From mesh to gaming to Wi-Fi 6, here are the best we've tested, for every budget. → Read More

The best waffle makers for 2021

Waffles are indeed wonderful, but you'll need a reliable waffle iron in order to enjoy them at home. Here are the best we've tested. → Read More

Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter crack down on 'OGUsers' account theft ring

After a coordinated investigation, the social media platforms suspended hundreds of accounts that were stealing and selling access to coveted usernames. → Read More

The best gaming routers for 2021

A gaming router might be overkill for most of us, but if you're looking for low-latency performance and advanced features, here's what we recommend. → Read More

The best mesh routers in 2021: Asus, Eero, Orbi, Google Nest and more

A good mesh router will spread a fast, reliable internet connection throughout your entire home -- and these are the best we've tested. → Read More

YouTube will finally let you create short clips of longer videos

You'll soon be able to create short, shareable video clips from longer livestream and uploaded video content on YouTube. → Read More

Apple releases iOS 14.4 with security fix, iPhone camera improvements

After you install the update, your iPhone's camera will be able to recognize smaller QR codes, and you'll be able to specify different types of Bluetooth audio devices. → Read More

The new Surfboard Max mesh router makes tri-band Wi-Fi 6 less expensive

Available now, a new Surfboard Max mesh router with a dedicated backhaul band and full support for Wi-Fi 6 costs $400 for a two-pack. → Read More