Target Black Friday safety plan detailed: What shoppers can expect

Target Black Friday safety plan detailed: What shoppers can expect

The pandemic will, as with everything else this year, have a major impact on the biggest retail shopping day of the year: Black Friday. Though shopping online to skip the crowds has become increasingly popular, many people still make plans to hit up physical retail stores, and that'll be a problem in places where social distancing mandates are still necessary. For its part, retailer Target has detailed the additional measures it will roll out to keep customers safe this holiday season.

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2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line 2.0T Review – Looking backwards

2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line 2.0T Review – Looking backwards

VW is teetering on the edge. On the one side, the exciting side, there are all-electric cars like the 2021 ID.4 crossover: zero-emissions, instantaneous electric torque, and eye-catching styling that screams "this is Volkswagen's future." The 2020 VW Passat R-Line 2.0T represents the other side of that line, and while that doesn't automatically make the sedan bad, it does make it trickier to get enthusiastic.

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Instacart teams with ALDI to pilot EBT SNAP same-day grocery option

Instacart teams with ALDI to pilot EBT SNAP same-day grocery option

On-demand delivery service Instacart has announced a new partnership with ALDI that brings same-day grocery deliveries and pickups to EBT SNAP recipients, giving them access to a safer, more convenient -- and in some cases, vital -- service. The support will be rolling out to ALDI stores in select markets soon with additional markets added in the near future, eventually totaling more than 570 grocery stores.

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Despite what you’ve heard about the 5G iPhone 12, here’s the battery truth

Despite what you’ve heard about the 5G iPhone 12, here’s the battery truth

An iPhone 12 teardown revealed the truth about the battery capacity of the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro. Early reviews of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro suggested issues with the battery life and/or potential capacity of the batteries inside. As we were to discover for the first time with some hard evidence in teardown form today, both the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro have precisely the same size (capacity) battery inside.

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Rambo is armed to the teeth in Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay debut

Rambo is armed to the teeth in Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay debut

Mortal Kombat is no stranger to having guest characters from other franchises, and in Mortal Kombat 11 alone, we've already seen the Joker, the Terminator, RoboCop, and Spawn. Those are some pretty big names, and in Mortal Kombat 11's second Kombat Pack, John Rambo will be joining that list of prestigious guest characters. Rambo was first revealed as a new character earlier this month, and today, we got our first look at how he'll play.

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Study finds surprising link between eating soy and dementia risk

Study finds surprising link between eating soy and dementia risk

Soybeans remain a common ingredient in many foods and regional diets, serving as the basis for everything from hummus to soy sauce, soy milk, and even simple beans found in soup. However, the ingredient is controversial in certain places -- in some cases with legitimate concerns and others unfounded. A new study has revealed a surprising link between eating soy and dementia risk, and it's good news.

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NASA claims “exciting new discovery” about the Moon

NASA claims “exciting new discovery” about the Moon

This afternoon, NASA revealed they'd discovered something "new" and "exciting" about the Moon. They played a bit coy about said discovery, noting that they'll spill the whole cup of beans from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) at a conference that'll take place at 12PM EDT on Monday, the 26th of October, 2020. We'll be covering that announcement as it happens.

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Volvo trims its car subscription to just four months

Volvo trims its car subscription to just four months

Volvo has tweaked its subscription car service, bringing forward the cancellation period on Care by Volvo so that drivers can return the car after just four months. Launched in 2017, the subscription competes with vehicle leasing, and includes not only the Volvo itself but insurance, servicing, and other fees in a single monthly payment.

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This hidden Xbox Series X feature is user-friendly genius

This hidden Xbox Series X feature is user-friendly genius

Another secret weapon of sorts appeared for the Xbox Series X this week. The device and its closest relative, Xbox Series S, both work with an IR receiver hidden in the industrial design of the front of the case. Because this receiver is included, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S console units both have the ability to work with Xbox One Media Remotes.

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Acer unveils new FHD LED and laser projectors for homes and offices

Acer unveils new FHD LED and laser projectors for homes and offices

Acer has taken the wraps off new home theater projectors across four of its product lines, including both LED and laser models. These offerings target a variety of needs, including everything from a focus on energy efficiency to a relatively affordable price range. The LED projectors are made for a variety of environments and needs, including home theaters, offices, and classrooms; there are likewise laser models for large, bright venues like conferences.

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With every Hummer EV Edition 1 reserved in a flash, GMC makes an unbelievable promise

With every Hummer EV Edition 1 reserved in a flash, GMC makes an unbelievable promise

Bad news if you were hoping to get into a 2022 Hummer EV next year, with GMC confirming that every single Edition 1 reservation was snapped up - and just ten minutes after the order books opened. The automaker revealed its reboot of the classic name with a thoroughly modern all-electric drivetrain on Tuesday night, putting the reservations system live moments after the truck was unveiled.

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This is the first image of Tom Holland as Uncharted’s Nathan Drake

This is the first image of Tom Holland as Uncharted’s Nathan Drake

The Uncharted movie is a project that's been in the works for a long, long time, but now we're seeing some light at the end of the tunnel. With a release date set for July of next year, star of the movie Tom Holland today shared the first image of him in the role of Nathan Drake. While on the surface Tom Holland might seem like a strange choice for the role of Nathan Drake - the actor is already Spider-Man, after all - the image does show a rather surprising resemblance to the video game icon.

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