Today's major tech headlines include the FCC approval of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, Stranger Things saving Netflix's worrying subscriber growth and Amazon and Google's slow adoption of Wi-Fi 6 in the company's networking products.
After decades of teasing, GM's mid-engined Corvette is here. With 490+ horsepower and a remarkable base price, the C8 is good enough to put the world on notice, but some loyalists might not be ready for the revolution.
In today's news, Fortnite has all but disappeared from the internet after an explosive in-game event, Best Buy Canada reportedly leaks specs for the Google Pixel 4 and Elizabeth Warren protests Facebook's ad policy.
There is so much streaming content available these days, but subscription services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video can get expensive. Here are some free ways to stream your favorite movies in this Tech Minute.
Buying digital books can get expensive, but there are ways to score deals to get them for less or even free. In this Tech Minute, we'll share some tricks, websites and even apps that will help you find the best prices to help build your digital library.
In today's top stories, talking with your close friends on Instagram should get easier with the new Threads app. Meanwhile, you'll be able to stop Google from tracking your location searches whenever you like.
From The Daily Charge: Dual screen laptops could be the star of Microsoft's hardware unveiling Wednesday. Leaked images have us expecting the Surface Pro 7, the Surface Laptop 3 and a new ARM-powered Surface tablet.
In today's top news, Elon Musk reveals SpaceX's plans to get the Starship rocket into orbit in 6 months, the UK pushes US social media companies for encrypted message access and Motorola's foldable phone is set to land this year.
BB-8 has a new friend. Meet D-O, the coolest Star Wars toy droid going on sale for Triple Force Friday on Oct. 4. The interactive, app-controlled droid is a self-balancing wheel packed with animations. It also comes with a few games and reacts to motion and loud noises. And it plays fetch with its own toy ball. This Hasbro toy is exclusively at Target for $150.
Bridget Carey feels the burn in an early demo of Nintendo's new exercise game for the Switch, Ring Fit Adventure. It's a fantasy quest. It's a workout machine. It's quirky Nintendo at its healthiest. The game comes out Oct. 18 for $80.
Though it doesn't have a cool pop-up selfie camera like the OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus' second flagship of the year is cheaper and retains key high-end specs. Read CNET's OnePlus 7T review at https://cnet.co/2mwqJsY
When the app Shazam debuted more than a decade ago to help you identify music, it was groundbreaking. But now, there are smartphone apps that help you identify everything from art to wine to clothing in the real world.
Amazon's Echo Auto rides along in the car with you. Apparently, it should be able to hear you over road noise. The question is, how much road noise can it handle? Note: We bleeped out the "Alexa's" in the video to avoid activating your smart speakers at home.