This startup nearly tripled the VW E-Golf’s battery capacity

Volkswagen just announced a new E-Golf with a 50 percent improvement in all-electric range. But it doesn’t hold a candle to Kreisel Electric’s aftermarket upgrade, which more than triples the original E-Golf’s range. Kreisel Electric is a startup based in Austria. The company retrofits European electric vehicles with their own battery technology. This E-Golf started […]


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Get fired up with candles that smell like Trump, Putin, Trudeau

Enlarge Image The Donald Trump candle even comes with hair. Photo by Etsy/JDandKateIndustries Long for the scent of power? You can come close with three candles sold by etsy’s JDandKateIndustries shop, and they’re global to boot. The Donald Trump candle comes complete with a toupee topper that resembles the US president-elect’s famous hairdo. Even the […]


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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ trailer features so much Baby Groot

Enlarge Image Baby Groot about to bark up the wrong tree. Photo by Marvel Studios (screenshot by CNET) “Now, whatever you do, don’t push this button,” says Rocket to a totally-understanding-not-at-all-and-about-to-blow-up-the-team Baby Groot. The new trailer for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (embedded below) proves that just like in the first film, Groot is […]


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FCC slams AT&T and Verizon over zero-rating offers

Photo by FCC The Federal Communications Commission is not cool with ATT’s offer that lets customers stream the carrier’s DirecTV service without it counting against their data plans. The commission has also launched an investigation into a similar offer from Verizon. In a letter sent to ATT on Thursday, the agency said it’s reached a […]


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FCC slams AT&T and Verizon over zero-rating offers

Photo by FCC The Federal Communications Commission is not cool with ATT’s offer that lets customers stream the carrier’s DirecTV service without it counting against their data plans. The commission has also launched an investigation into a similar offer from Verizon. In a letter sent to ATT on Thursday, the agency said it’s reached a […]


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Cop arrests beaver perusing fake trees in a dollar store

Usually, destructive behavior inside a store is a serious offense, but a dollar store in Charlotte Hall, Maryland had to deal with a very different sort of criminal on Monday. Store employees called in the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to apprehend a wayward beaver. The Sheriff’s Office shared a series of photos of the […]


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This may be the most unfortunate tweet ever sent

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image Ah. Oh. Photo by screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET There was no laughter here. Truly there wasn’t. Scrolling down my Twitter feed on Wednesday, I saw a peculiar form of edification. An image of a very large burger — […]


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Hey, kids! Verizon’s got a tablet just for you

Enlarge Image The GizmoTab home screen is a series of islands instead of rows of apps. Photo by Photo by Alfred Ng/CNET At first glance, it looks like a game. But it’s actually the home screen of a kids’ tablet. Instead of rows of app icons, Verizon’s new GizmoTab has kids navigating applications by putting […]


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Hey, kids! Verizon’s got a tablet just for you

Enlarge Image The GizmoTab home screen is a series of islands instead of rows of apps. Photo by Photo by Alfred Ng/CNET At first glance, it looks like a game. But it’s actually the home screen of a kids’ tablet. Instead of rows of app icons, Verizon’s new GizmoTab has kids navigating applications by putting […]


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National Lottery hacked, which is what happens if you gamble with your passwords

Enlarge Image Runners take part in a run celebrating twenty years of the UK’s National Lottery. Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Around 26,500 National Lottery accounts have been hacked. The UK’s Lottery organiser Camelot has revealed that hackers were able to match emails and passwords from other websites, but no money has been taken and […]


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