Tech News from Around the Globe

Google I/O 2021: Android 12, Pixel Buds and what else to expect - CNET

CNet Tech News - 4 hours 39 min ago
The annual developers conference, which runs May 18 to 20, should be jam-packed with hardware and software updates.

Wait, no AirPods 3? Every Apple product and rumor we're still waiting on - CNET

CNet Tech News - 4 hours 41 min ago
Apple unveiled an upgraded Apple TV, AirTags, new M1 iMacs and two new iPad Pros. But we're still waiting on new AirPods, an M1 Mac Pro and more.

Preakness Stakes 2021: Post time, TV schedule, how to watch without cable - CNET

CNet Tech News - 4 hours 56 min ago
You don't need cable to watch the second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown today on NBC.

3 AirPods upgrades I want Apple to make this year - CNET

CNet Tech News - 5 hours 11 min ago
Commentary: Apple's little AirPods could see another update this year. There's still room for improvement.

China's Tianwen-1 mission nails historic rover landing on Mars - CNET

CNet Tech News - 5 hours 13 min ago
The arrival of Zhurong on the red planet heralds a new era in space exploration for the Chinese space agency.

Xbox Series S just became a no-brainer thanks to this awesome new feature - CNET

CNet Tech News - 6 hours 11 min ago
Commentary: FPS Boost is incredible, but I'm still not completely satisfied with framerates on the Series S.

AirPods 3 might make an appearance next week. Here's everything we know - CNET

CNet Tech News - 6 hours 56 min ago
Could this finally be the week Apple unveils its third-generation AirPods? Here are all the rumors in one place.

Best laptop for 2021 - CNET

CNet Tech News - 7 hours 56 min ago
See our top-rated picks for all types of users -- including creatives and gamers -- and even our favorite cheap laptops and budget-friendly options.

China's Tianwen-1 mission has successfully landed on Mars

Engadget - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 7:52pm
China's Mars mission has successfully reached the planet's surface.

Brood X cicadas might swarm you if you use power tools at the wrong time - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 7:04pm
Turns out the sounds of your power drill sound an awful lot like a mating call.

Free beer, doughnuts and $1 million: 13 reasons to get your COVID-19 vaccine - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 6:56pm
In a bid to get as many people vaccinated as possible, companies and local governments are giving away money, beer, doughnuts and even scholarships.

Bitcoin and Dogecoin have roller-coaster week amid Musk tweets - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 5:44pm
The Musk giveth and the Musk taketh away.

Paramount Plus: Shows, movies, reboots like iCarly and everything else - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 5:42pm
Paramount Plus replaced CBS All Access with a new name, wider catalog and the promise of reboots -- like one of iCarly -- to come.

Apple Music for Android offers more details on upcoming lossless streaming

Engadget - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 5:39pm
Conducting an APK teardown of the latest version of the Apple Music app for Android, 9to5Google found code snippets referencing two different tiers of high-fidelity audio.

Get an iPhone 12 Mini for free. Just pay for the line - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 5:39pm
Verizon is giving away the iPhone Mini 64GB, or you can pay a few more dollars a month for one with more memory.

Amazon employees accessed mailbox for union election ballots, worker says - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 5:19pm
Amazon denies the claim. The mailbox is key to a union's objections to the e-commerce giant's actions during a failed vote to organize warehouse workers.

Light up your life with 32 feet of smart LED lighting for $14 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 4:59pm
Great for TV bias lighting or decorating around your house, this strip works with Alexa and Google Assistant and is 58% off.

It's hard to beat (or whisk) a 6-quart stand mixer that's just $97 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 4:51pm
Most mixers under $100 are tiny 3-quart models. And this one comes with all the accessories.

Waymo had to rescue an autonomous van that was confused by safety cones

Engadget - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 4:32pm
Programming a computer to understand and navigate roads designed for human drivers is hard.

Peacock TV: Shows, movies, free trials and everything else to know - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 4:24pm
Streaming app Peacock has free movies and TV shows, but you must pay to unlock the full catalog with all of The Office, Premier League, Yellowstone and WWE.