How to get your money back for at-home COVID test kits

While it’s nice that the government will be sending us four free at-home rapid COVID test kits a month, that’s not going to be enough for many households. via Technology and News Today

Battery Breakthrough Provides Five Times The Driving Range Of Lithium-Ion At A Lower Price

Lithium-sulfur batteries already exist, but are held back from widespread adoption by problems inherent in their design. Scientists at the University of Michigan now believe they’ve solved these problems with a major breakthrough in the field of Li-S battery design. via Technology and News Today

Why I Gave Up Reading The Wheel of Time

I’m a big fan of fantasy stories. Just ask most of my TBR customers. I’m recommending new and old fantasy novels left and right. Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time is spoken of in fantasy circles with the likes of The Lord of the Rings and A Game of Thrones. It’s huge. It’s popular. via Technology and News Today

Capture One ends its brand-specific versions for Fujifilm, Nikon and Sony cameras

Capture One has announced that it has stopped offering branded software versions. Starting today, Capture One (for Sony), Capture One for Fujifilm and Capture One for Nikon are no longer available for purchase. via Technology and News Today

Google honors Betty White with a tribute on her 100th birthday

Were she still alive, Betty White would be celebrating her 100th birthday today. In honor of that occasion, Google is celebrating the actor’s life. Type White’s full name into the company’s search engine and you’ll be treated to a special graphic. via Technology and News Today

Next James Bond: Tom Hardy and Henry Cavill’s days numbered as Irish actor steps in

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AT&T, Dish, and T-Mobile spend billions on more 5G spectrum

AT&T, Dish, and T-Mobile dropped billions of dollars in a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) auction to acquire more 5G spectrum licenses in the midrange 3.45GHz to 3.55GHz band, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). via Technology and News Today

California judge says Google’s non-disclosure agreements violate state law

Google may have to rethink its non-disclosure agreements following a long-running lawsuit from an anonymous worker. According to The Washington Post, a California Superior Court judge has ruled that Google’s employee confidentiality agreements violate state labor laws. via Technology and News Today

Tesla reportedly delays Cybertruck production to 2023

Tesla has once again quietly pushed back its Cybertruck’s release to next year, according to Reuters. The automaker will reportedly begin the electric truck’s production by the end of the first quarter of 2023 instead of this year. via Technology and News Today

The Roomba j7+ poop-detecting robot vacuum is $250 off right now

If you made the resolution to tidy up more regularly in 2022, a robot vacuum can help with that. And for those that hate cleaning, investing in a robot vacuum with self-emptying functionality can make it so you rarely have to interact with the machine. via Technology and News Today

Shocking Disney animation secret leaves the internet reeling

Before the time of modern animations and CGI, Disney was known for its stunning hand-drawn animations. Dinsey’s animations spanned over six decades, releasing all your favourite Disney films from Fantasia to Peter Pan. But last year we were introduced to theses classic in a surprising new light. via Technology and News Today

White House: will distribute free rapid tests starting January 19th

The White House has announced that people will be able to order free COVID-19 tests from starting on Wednesday, January 19th. This follows a promise that the government would be setting up a website to distribute 500 million tests, which President Joe Biden announced in December. via Technology and News Today

2021 was hot as hell, NASA confirms

The last eight years have been the eight hottest years on record, NASA and the National Oceanic Administration (NOAA) confirmed today. 2021 ranks as the sixth hottest year on record, the agencies said, as global average temperatures trend upward. via Technology and News Today

Introduction to White Balance

White Balance is an aspect of photography that many digital camera owners don’t understand or use – but it’s something well worth learning about as it can have a real impact upon the shots you take. So for those of you who have been avoiding White Balance – let me introduce you to it. via Technology and News Today