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Gadgets: Samsung launches a UV sterilizer for phones and other gadgets

Gadgets: Samsung launches a UV sterilizer for phones and other gadgets

Update (7/7/20 @ 9:45 AM ET): Samsung is launching the UV Sterilizer globally.The COVID-19 pandemic has made many people more aware of their own hygiene habits. We’re washing our hands after bringing in packages, wiping down our groceries, and using hand sanitizer after touching doorknobs. Gadgets like smartphones and earbuds can be covered in nasty…

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Gadgets: Don’t trust anyone selling you a phone without a charger

Gadgets: Don’t trust anyone selling you a phone without a charger

This is adapted from Plugged In, TNW’s bi-weekly newsletter on gear and gadgets. Subscribe to it (and our other great newsletters) here. Recently, a rumor made the rounds that Apple is planning to remove the charger and earbuds from the iPhone 12 box. This was heightened — more fuel poured onto the fire if you will — by leaked…

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Gadgets: How to turn off political ads on Facebook

Gadgets: How to turn off political ads on Facebook

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. It’s election year in the US, which means you’re probably going to see lots of political ads. While some social media platforms have banned them — such as Twitter —…

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Gadgets: How to plug in your USB cable first time, every time

Gadgets: How to plug in your USB cable first time, every time

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Before we start talking about USB cables, I know some people will read the headline and go bonkers. I am expecting, “This is not true journalism,” “You are a clickbaiter,”…

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Gadgets: The Pixel 3a Is Dead

Gadgets: The Pixel 3a Is Dead

Photo: Sam Rutherford/GizmodoThe Pixel 3a has been one of our favorite phones over the past year, but it seems its time has come to an end as Google has confirmed that the Pixel 3a has been officially discontinued.After a little more than a year on the market supply for the Pixel 3a on Google Store…

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Gadgets: This fancy spice grinder could completely change the way you cook

Gadgets: This fancy spice grinder could completely change the way you cook

Products featured here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. FinaMill uses interchangeable spice/herb pods for easy grinding. Image: FinaMill By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2020-07-02 09:00:00 UTC TL;DR: Use one grinder for multiple spices with the FinaMill bundle that includes a spice grinder,…

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