How Fantastic Beasts Failed at Representation, and What J.K. Rowling Can Do About It

I come not to bury J.K. Rowling, but to praise her. Harry Potter was an honest to god phenomenon, impacting my generation in roughly the same way Star Wars did for the one before us. The world she created fascinated us and the fandom was deeply invested in the story. But in her rush to expand the Wizarding World…

Here's a Bright Idea: Buy Smart Light Bulbs For $15 Or Less

Anker’s popular smart light bulbs don’t require a hub like Philips Hue, but they still work with both Alexa and Google Home, and are significantly less expensive than Philips’ offerings. If you want to incorporate them into your own smart home setup, the standard dimmable white bulbs are down to an all-time low $12,…

After Google's Historic Walkout, One of Tech's Big Problems Is Still Being Ignored

Last month, thousands of staffers walked out of Google offices around the world calling for a more inclusive company culture built around “equity, dignity, and respect.” Among the walkout organizers’ five demands was for the company to end forced arbitration for both harassment and discrimination claims. The company…

Anker's Discounting Some of Our Favorite Gadgets For Black Friday, For Our Readers Only

It’s no secret that our readers love Anker products, so we worked with them to line up exclusive deals on rarely-discounted products, reader favorites, and items we recommended in our holiday gift guides. Just be sure to note the promo codes, and let us know what you got (or anything else you might want a deal on...)…

Add Google Assistant to Two Rooms In Your House For Just $35

The going rate for a Google Home Mini on Black Friday seems like it’s going to be $25, but you can go to Daily Steals’ Facebook marketplace (yeah, it’s a little weird, I get it) right now to get two of them for just $35. Or if you don’t want a microphone in your house, don’t buy them, it’s okay. I promise, you don’t…

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