Year: 2021

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How Meituan is redefining food delivery in China with drones

On a congested sidewalk next to a busy mall in Shenzhen, a 20-something woman uses a smartphone app to order a milk tea on Meituan, a major food delivery company. In less than 10 minutes, the pearl-white drink arrives, not on the back of one of the city’s ubiquitous delivery bikes, but descending from the […]

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Pass the bacon and ice cream, please. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/home/kitchen-and-household/best-gourmet-dog-treats/#ftag=CAD-01-10aai3d

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Work smarter, not harder with these handy kitchen gadgets. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/home/kitchen-and-household/best-vegan-kitchen-tools/#ftag=CAD-01-10aai3d

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Meetings on Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet are here to stay. Now you can easily use your GoPro camera as an upgraded webcam. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/tech/computing/use-gopro-as-webcam-zoom-meetings-microsoft-teams-google-meet/#ftag=CAD-01-10aai3d

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Fisher-Price’s Chatter phone has a simple but problematic Bluetooth bug

As nostalgia goes, the Fisher-Price Chatter phone doesn’t disappoint. The classic retro kids toy was given a modern revamp for the holiday season with the new release for adults which, unlike the original toy designed for kids, can make and receive calls over Bluetooth using a nearby smartphone. The Chatter — despite a working rotary […]

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The Segway’s Drift W1 Electric Skates look intimidating, but it only takes some practice to start loving them. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/how-i-moved-from-roller-skates-to-electric-skates/#ftag=CAD-01-10aai3d

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Nadella promises major changes, though doesn’t give many details. Rumors say it’s coming later this year. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/tech/computing/microsoft-ceo-satya-nadella-teases-next-version-of-windows-very-soon/#ftag=CAD-01-10aai3d

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The retail giant reveals some of its tech savings across laptops, TVs, smartwatches and more. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/walmart-announces-deals-for-days-on-june-20-23-to-compete-with-amazon-prime-day/#ftag=CAD-01-10aai3d

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The tech giant is rumored to be launching AR glasses, its most ambitious project in years. We’ll likely also get new computer chips and, of course, a redesigned iPhone. Original source: https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/apples-next-big-act-after-the-iphone-may-come-in-2022/#ftag=CAD-01-10aai3d

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Ameelio’s free video calling service for inmates goes live at first facilities

Ameelio, a nonprofit startup that intends to replace inmate-paid video calling in prisons with a free service, is making inroads against the companies that have dominated the space for decades. With nine facilities in Iowa up and running and talks progressing with dozens more ahead of a planned 2022 launch, the company may soon usher […]

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