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Master everyday life with 8 apps you didn’t even know you needed

Last year, Apple’s App Store infamously  reached an all-time high by adding its two-millionth app. Needless to say, with so many apps to choose from, there are plenty of lesser-known applications to help you more easily navigate your day-to-day activities. Nowadays, almost everyone has a go-to news app and a preferential map application. Most people probably don’t have an app to help protect them from the common cold, however, or even an ap...
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Hackers hit Sundance Film Festival

Why it matters to you The Sundance Film Festival is a premiere showcase for independent filmmaking The Sundance Film Festival, the annual independent movie showcase in Park City, Utah, was hit by hackers on Saturday. The box office was targeted, which prompted an indignant festival response via Twitter: We have been subject to a cyberattack that has shut down our box office. Our artist’s voices will be heard and the show will go on. — Sunda...
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Tesla waits for no one — not even its customers, Musk suggests in a tweet

If you were hoping that your Tesla would be the last car you’d ever buy, Tesla’s CEO has a message for you — it’s not. At least, not if you want to stay up to speed with the latest updates and innovations. For buyers looking for a car that can transcend the test of time, a single Tesla may not be the way to go (though no one car would be). In fact, Teslas will probably be getting major updates every 12 to 18 months, according to Elon Musk ....
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Anne Hathaway takes on ‘Colossal’ sized movie role

Why it matters to you Oscar winning actress Anne Hathway isn't afraid to stretch her acting wings by going the indie route Anne Hathaway seems far from her Oscar winning role in Les Miserables in her upcoming movie Colossal. She plays Gloria, a hard partying woman who discovers she has some kind of telepathic link with a huge monster that is busy trashing Seoul, South Korea. “A monster mash-up of indie comedy and kaiju carnage, it’s like “P...
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Keanu Reeves’ Arch motorcycles: Suitable for galleries, better on the road

Why it matters to you If the concept of a custom-fitted, performance cruiser motorcycle trips your circuits, this may be your next bike. Neo went shopping for a custom chopper, but bike designer Gard Hollinger said, “No,” and told him why. So Keanu Reeves and Hollinger worked together on the right bike for the actor and everyday rider, and then co-founded the Arch Motorcycle Company . So get ready for big-V-rated bike porn. Arch is what you...
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5 songs you need to stream this week: Cloud Nothings, Dirty Projectors, more

Every week, there are thousands of new songs hitting the airwaves — and it’s just too much for your two ears to handle. With all those options, you can’t be wasting your time on tracks that deserve a thumbs-down click. But don’t worry, we’re going to save you the hassle. We listen to some of the most-hyped and interesting songs each week, and tell you which are worthy of your precious listening time. More:  Spotify may upgrade its free acco...
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Track more than just steps with this discounted $70 Misfit Ray fitness tracker

Fitness trackers come with all sorts of bells and whistles but at the end of the day, some are simply better than others. This model, the Misfit Ray Fitness Tracker , has two major perks: It tracks all of your activities and it doesn’t require charging, as it operates on replaceable button cell batteries that only need to be changed about every six months. The device normally retails for $100, but is currently discounted to $70, saving you ...
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The $15 Aerb universal remote with built-in keyboard and mouse gives you total control over your devices

In an age when most of us use multiple devices each day for work and leisure, it’s easy to get tangled in a mess of cables, adapters, controllers, and remotes for each particular platform. This has increased the demand for “one size fits all” technologies like docking stations, chargers, and remotes such as the Aerb universal remote with built-in keyboard and mouse . Specifically designed for home theater PC setups, the unique all-in-one Ae...
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Concerned about cybercrime? Chances are, you’re not doing much to protect yourself

Why it matters to you If you're concerned about cybercrime or ransomware, a few simple precautions can set your mind at ease. Many people are sitting ducks for ransomware. Two security firms recently published the results of surveys that showed people may worry about cybercrime, but they don’t do much to for protection, leaving themselves vulnerable. A study by U.K.-based  Sophos , and another survey by  Radware  asked different questions a...
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Experience the Aurora Borealis as it was meant to be seen — in a luxury treehouse cabin

Why it matters to you The 7th room at Sweden's luxury Treehotel provides guests with a stunning view of the aurora borealis they won't find anywhere else. Of the world’s extensive collection of mesmerizing natural wonders, the Northern Hemisphere’s aurora borealis is perhaps its crown jewel. While it’s certainly an utter spectacle in its own right, a luxury treehouse-themed hotel in Sweden — aptly named Treehotel — just opened an incredibly...
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Why let Pixar have all the fun? Mindshow lets anybody make 3D movies in VR

Mindshow isn’t just a VR storytelling platform — it’s basically Final Cut Pro for VR I magine that you have a great idea for a short animated film. You have all the details figured out in your head — the plot, the characters, the setting, and even all the witty dialogue. All that stands between you and making your masterpiece is the animation part. That’s a huge hurdle. There’s 3D modeling, texturing, lighting, physics, sound design — not t...
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From silver screen to tablet: The best movies on HBO Go and HBO Now

This list is continually updated to reflect recent availability and to showcase films currently streaming on HBO’s premium services, HBO Go and HBO Now. True to its name, HBO has always aimed to bring the box office into people’s homes. That is easier than ever thanks to their streaming services HBO Go and HBO Now. There are many movies on HBO’s platform; however, not all of them necessarily qualify as “great.” If you feel like streaming a ...
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Rumor: Could iOS 11 bring with it group FaceTime calls?

Why it matters to you If it's true, it would go a long way in helping Apple and its software compete with Microsoft's Skype, which already lets you do group video chats. Before we tell you this, we want to warn you not to get too excited. Sometimes the rumor mill churns out nothing more than, well, rumors. And the latest one to emerge regarding iOS 11 is about group FaceTime calls. And while it would be exciting, it’s an unverified claim th...
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Net neutrality critic Ajit Pai elevated to FCC chairman, reports say

Why it matters to you Pai's ascension to FCC's top spot may not be good news for net neutrality and an open internet. President Donald Trump is expected to name current Republican FCC commissioner Ajit Pai to the agency’s top job, sources told Politico on Friday. Pai would be able to assume the role of chairman immediately after appointment as he was already confirmed by the senate as a Barack Obama appointee in May 2012. Pai is a strong op...
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California utility companies pulling out all stops to promote electric vehicles

Why it matters to you The CalETC programs could benefit you directly if you live in California or stimulate EV adoption in other states so we can all breathe cleaner air. If you live in California, it will be increasingly hard to avoid at least considering choosing an electric vehicle (EV) for your next car purchase or lease. Three major California utility companies are following the lead of the state’s clean transportation and emission-red...
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Best Google Pixel screen protectors to safeguard that gorgeous display

The Google Pixel has a beautiful 5-inch HD display and its bigger brother, the Pixel XL, sports a 5.5-inch display with an even higher resolution. Everything on screen appears in perfect clarify, and you’ll want it to stay that way. The displays are made using Gorilla Glass 4, meaning they’re pretty durable and will probably survive most minor falls just fine. However, you can never be too protective of your smartphone. Applying Google Pixe...
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Here’s 8 of the juiciest portable solar chargers that money can buy

Dead phones and tablets are no fun, and it’s even worse when you don’t have a power outlet nearby to juice back up right away. But all of us have a great natural source of power that is always on, and that’s the sun (well, during the daytime at least). So why not harness the power of solar energy to keep your devices running even when you’re in the middle of nowhere? More:  Light up the night! Here’s the 7 best headlamps for your outdoor ad...
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Can WhatsApp intercept and read your messages?

Why it matters to you A security flaw in an app used by a billion people should remind us all to keep tabs on our privacy. The relationship between Facebook and WhatsApp has been … complicated. In December, the social media giant was accused of misleading European regulators in advance of its $22 billion acquisition of the messaging app, while WhatsApp users were displeased to find that their information was being shared with Facebook. That...
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How to get every costume in ‘Gravity Rush 2’

Kat’s costume changes in the original Gravity Rush felt like an afterthought, but in Gravity Rush 2 playing dress-up with the Gravity Queen is a lot of fun. Not only are her new outfits are more numerous and varied in the sequel, but they have extra value: Y ou can whip out your camera and take artsy, filtered selfies whenever you want. Now that’s a welcome new feature. But it’s not easy finding all of Kat’s new costumes. Some are rewards f...
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Love bacon? Who doesn’t? Make yours faster, healthier with this bacon toaster

Why it matters to you Aren't we always looking for easier (and healthier) ways to make our favorite greasy, unhealthy foods? The best thing since sliced bread isn’t toasted bread. It’s toasted bacon. Or rather, a toaster for bacon — because sometimes, putting slabs of meat in a frying pan is just asking too much. The Nostalgia Bacon Express Crispy Bacon Grill may be what you need to get through this weekend and every weekend to come; it’s b...
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The Prius Prime is Toyota’s most advanced plug-in hybrid ever

Why it matters to you Toyota pioneered the hybrid vehicle movement, and the Prime's improvements are sure to make their way into other cars. One of the most fuel efficient cars on the road just got better — and smarter. Toyota’s newest hybrid model, the 2017 Prius Prime, promises greater range and features than the standard Prius liftback. Digital Trends was on hand at the Prime’s NYC launch at the Foundry in Long Island City this week to l...
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Webcam covers and one-handed shoelaces

At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion crowdfunding campaigns on the web. Take a visual stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo, and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there — alongside some real gems. In this column, we cut through all the worthless wearables and Oculus Rift ripoffs to round up the week’s most unusual, ambitious, and exciting projects. But don’t grab your wallet jus...
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Wirelessly use old wired devices with Aukey Bluetooth transmitter/receiver

Bluetooth has been the gold standard in streaming for a while now, but that doesn’t mean you have to toss all your m beloved wired devices to keep up with the latest tech trends. With a Bluetooth audio transmitter and receiver like this Aukey model, you can stream music from your wired devices to and from Bluetooth devices without any messy/unsightly cables to set up. The Aukey Bluetooth Transmitter & Receiver , currently marked down 46...
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Polk Audio MagniFi Mini review

Polk Audio’s teensy, tiny Magnifi Mini doesn’t look much like a traditional soundbar — more like a sound brick, or maybe a sound stub. Yet, in many ways the Magnifi Mini embodies what soundbars are all about. With it’s forgettable foot print and forceful sound, the Magnifi Mini is a great solution for those seeking no-hassle TV audio enhancement. Add in a price tag of just $300, and this little sound blaster makes a serious case as the smal...
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CBS and Paramount resolve ‘Star Trek’ fan film suit

Why it matters to you Fans will still be able to make their own Trek videos, but strict guidelines are in place. It’s been a busy week in the world of Trek. The new CBS All Access series Star Trek Discovery is once again going to miss its start date, and now the rights holders of the actual franchise have settled what could have been a very long and messy lawsuit. Phew! As mentioned in The Hollywood Reporter , a man named Alec Peters raised...
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