Schools suing social media platforms over youth ‘mental health crisis’ in Seattle

Seattle public schools are suing TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, alleging that they have caused a “mental health crisis among America’s youth.” The schools claim that the tech companies exploit the addictive nature of social media and push harmful content, leading to rising anxiety, depression, and thoughts of self-harm Continue Reading

BMW’s subscription-based Remote Start, among other features, costs $105 in the US

BMW has added five features to its subscription service in the US, including Remote Engine Start, Drive Recorder, Traffic Camera, Driving Assistance Plus with Stop&Go, and Parking Assistant Professional. Most can be purchased on a 1-month, 1-year or 3-year subscription, or as a one-time fee. Remote Engine Start costs $10 Continue Reading

Qi2 Magnetic Wireless Charging Based on Apple’s Magsafe Technology Announced

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has announced the Qi2 standard, which will offer a new Magnetic Power Profile based on Apple’s MagSafe technology for iPhones. The new standard will enable faster and more efficient wireless charging and will support charging new form factors. Qi2 is expected to go on sale Continue Reading

CES 2023: Sony Honda Mobility announces the Afeela EV concept and it looks like the future

Sony Honda Mobility (SHM) has revealed its electric car brand, AFEELA, and a prototype at CES 2023. The car is equipped with 45 cameras and sensors, as well as 800 TOPS of computing power for the ECU. It is planned to include Level 3 automated driving under limited conditions, Level Continue Reading

CES 2023: Introducing Motorola’s Lenovo ThinkPhone

Lenovo has released the ThinkPhone, a business-oriented smartphone, at CES 2023. It has a durable design with aramid fiber on the back, Gorilla Glass Victus protection on the front, and an aircraft-grade aluminum frame, as well as being IP68-rated and MIL-STD 810H-certified. It has a 6.6-inch 144Hz FHD+ pOLED display Continue Reading