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The EPA just suspended environmental rules indefinitely, citing coronavirus

The EPA just suspended environmental rules indefinitely, citing coronavirus

An announcement from the EPA* effectively suspended environmental rules for organizations in the USA for an indefinite amount of time. The EPA's document claims that because the COVID-19 pandemic is constraining the abilities of groups normally regulated by the EPA, that those groups will not be subject to the same rules as normal. This "temporary policy" is in effect until the EPA says it's done.

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Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box Review: Light Entertainment

Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box Review: Light Entertainment

TV is a welcome distraction these days, and with more movies skipping the theater and making their debut on streaming platforms, making your media room more engaging seems like a good idea. The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box may have an awkward name but the idea is simple: using the color-changing lights already a hit with smart home fans, expand what's happening on-screen beyond the bezels of your TV.

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Huawei P40 Series official: Great cameras and a great big problem

Huawei P40 Series official: Great cameras and a great big problem

Huawei has officially revealed the P40 series, its flagship photography smartphones, and it now consists of three models with multi-camera arrays. The Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro+ span multiple sizes up to 6.58-inches, with a new "Nanotech Ceramic" body that the company claims has sapphire-like toughness.

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Nintendo Switch is out of stock: Here’s how the cheaper Switch Lite compares

Nintendo Switch is out of stock: Here’s how the cheaper Switch Lite compares

If you're trying to buy a Nintendo Switch at the moment, you've got a lot of searching ahead of you. At many stores, the standard Nintendo Switch is out of stock, and while there are likely still a few to be found at the Switch's standard retail price, many of the listings you'll find have asking prices of $400 or even $500.

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Amazon coronavirus delays: Shipping employees test positive for COVID-19

Amazon coronavirus delays: Shipping employees test positive for COVID-19

Several Amazon employees have tested positive for COVID-19 at shipment and/or fulfillment centers in the United States. Amazon seems to be enacting quarantine measures for these employees and asking that employees who had any "close contact" with their infected co-workers to self-quarantine for 14 days. There have also been notable delays in shipments of non-essential items in the last couple of weeks due to COVID-19 and the fallout.

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Coway Airmega AP-1512HHS Review: WiFi air purifier gets connected

Coway Airmega AP-1512HHS Review: WiFi air purifier gets connected

Self-isolation has a lot of people paying extra attention to just how welcoming their home is, and if cleaner air and fewer smells are important then an air purifier is a good place to upgrade. Coway's Airmega AP-1512HHS takes one of the company's most popular models, the AP-1512HH Mighty, and gives it a WiFi upgrade like the more expensive Airmega purifiers.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons first impressions: Wonderful with one major problem

Animal Crossing: New Horizons first impressions: Wonderful with one major problem

Animal Crossing: New Horizons landed last week, and I expect many players spent the bulk of their weekend building out their islands. Indeed, with tensions high around the world, Animal Crossing: New Horizons really feels like a game we all needed. After spending the weekend with the game myself, my thoughts are mostly positive, but I can already tell there's one major issue that will hold New Horizons back from achieving true greatness.

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The Porsche Macan S nails the sports crossover sweet-spot

The Porsche Macan S nails the sports crossover sweet-spot

It's no secret that Porsche's SUVs have been quietly underwriting the automaker's more enthusiast-focused cars for some time now. Models like the Cayenne and Macan have found a healthy audience of drivers seeking the driving experience and the badge of a Porsche, but who need more practicality than from, say, a Cayman. You could call it compromise, but spend some time in the Porsche Macan S and you might start to wonder if it's the sports car drivers that are missing out.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S and GLS 63 First Drive: The sports car grew up

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S and GLS 63 First Drive: The sports car grew up

The sports car had a good run, but its days are numbered. Time and trends are callous in their disregard for nostalgia: drivers are voting with their wallets, and they're voting for super SUVs like the new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S and GLS 63. With 603 horsepower to play with, can you really blame them?

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8 great PC games for under $10 to stretch your quarantine buck

8 great PC games for under $10 to stretch your quarantine buck

As many of us are being to self-isolate as much as possible in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, that means we need to turn to the entertainment options we have at home. Thankfully, living in the digital age means that books, movies, TV shows, and video games are all accessible over the internet. That's great, but given the future's uncertainty, many of us are also concerned about saving as much money as possible.

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FDA says coronavirus vaccine could take 1 year, despite Trump’s malaria drug claims

FDA says coronavirus vaccine could take 1 year, despite Trump’s malaria drug claims

A vaccine trial currently being performed by the FDA is expected to take "12 months" according to FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn. This came right after President Donald Trump suggested that the drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) showed "very encouraging results" with COVID-19, and that "we're going to be able to make that drug available almost immediately."

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Is it time for an even bigger iPad Pro?

Is it time for an even bigger iPad Pro?

The gap between the iPad Pro and the MacBook only gets smaller, and now I suspect it's time for Apple's tablet to get bigger. The arrival this week of the new 2020 iPad Pro, complete with LiDAR Scanner camera and fancy new Magic Keyboard cover, saw Apple take a huge step with the addition of mouse and trackpad support, and an on-screen cursor.

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