My green home: $90,000 in clean tech upgrades, $20,000 in tax breaks

Patrick

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A few years ago I started writing regularly about electric cars and the batteries that power them—technologies that are helping humanity transition away from reliance on fossil fuels. And as bad news continued to pile up about the harms caused by climate change, I started to think harder about my own carbon footprint.

So last year, my wife and I got solar panels for our roof. Then we replaced our air conditioner, getting a model with a heat pump capability. Shortly after that, our boiler sprang a leak and we got a new

Huawei X Gentle Monster Eyewear 2: Beauty over brains

Patrick

The next big thing in consumer tech could sit right on your nose. Some of the biggest names in tech, from Apple and Google, to Samsung and Huawei, are investing in smart glasses. It’s only a matter of time until the product category takes off.

Huawei’s and Gentle Monster’s second-gen Eyewear are a mere glimpse of what’s possible, but these fashion-focused smart glasses come at an eye-watering price.

Should you pull out your credit card? Find out in our Huawei X Gentle Monster Eyewear 2 review.

About this review: I spent several weeks with a Huawei X Gentle

Bose Sport Earbuds review: Comfort at a cost

Patrick

We know better than to rule Bose out of anything, but the old SoundSport Free earbuds left us wary. Its new Sport Earbuds are a true sophomore attempt at workout buds, but do they make improvements over the first attempt? Let’s find out in our in-depth Bose Sport Earbuds review, and see if they’re worthy of becoming a gym-rat mainstay.

This Bose Sport Earbuds comes from the audio experts at our sister site Sound Guys. Check out their in-depth take on the Bose Sport Earbuds.

Who should get the Bose Sport Earbuds?

  • Athletes should consider these earbuds for

Apple will let Amphetamine app stay in the App Store after wrongly telling developer it violated App Store rules

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The developer of Amphetamine, an app that prevents Macs from going into sleep mode, says Apple told him it violated App Store guidelines, even though it’s been in the App Store since 2014, and has nothing to do with drug use. Not long after The Verge reached out to Apple for comment on Saturday however, the company reversed its decision, and the app will be able to stay up with its current name and logo.

William C. Gustafson said in January 1st posts on Reddit and Github that Apple had informed him he had two weeks to “remove all references

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