Adobe Photoshop’s latest beta makes AI-generated images from simple text prompts

Nearly a year after adding generative AI-powered editing capabilities to Photoshop, Adobe is souping up its flagship product with even more AI. On Tuesday, the company announced that Photoshop is getting the ability to generate images with simple text prompts directly within the app. There are also new features to let the AI draw inspiration … Read more

Anker’s Soundcore Space A40 wireless earbuds are back down to $49 right now

Anker’s Soundcore Space A40 is the top recommendation in our guide to the best budget wireless earbuds, as it offers enjoyable sound and a meaty set of features for well under $100. If you’re looking to buy a set on the cheap, take note: A new sale on Amazon has dropped the earbuds down to … Read more

Proton Mail’s paid users will now get alerts if their info has been posted on the dark web

Proton Mail has introduced Dark Web Monitoring for its paid users, which will keep them informed of breaches or leaks they may have been affected by. If anything’s been spotted on the dark web, the feature will send out alerts that include information like what service was compromised, what personal details the attackers got (e.g. … Read more

The Tortured Poets Department and Eternal Sunshine

In this installment of what we’re listening to, Reviews Editor Cherlynn Low dives into new releases from Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande, and explores what music means to us when songs are consumed more like books and journal entries. Cherlynn Low, Deputy Editor, Reviews April 19 should have been declared a global holiday. It was, … Read more

Finally, someone used Pareto’s economic theories to find the best Mario Kart 8 racer

Who hasn’t spent sleepless nights pondering what would happen if we applied Vilfredo Pareto’s (the early 20th-century Italian economist) theories to Mario, the Mushroom Kingdom’s Italian high-jump champion and part-time elephant cosplayer? Data scientist Antoine Mayerowitz, PhD, tackled that age-old question, and the resulting work provides an objective way to tell us the best Mario … Read more

Rebel Moon Part 2 review: A slow-mo sci-fi slog

Rebel Moon: Part 2 – The Scargiver is an empty feast. It’s a relentless onslaught of explosions, sci-fi tropes and meaningless exposition that amounts to nothing. And yet somehow it’s still better than the first film in Zack Snyder’s wannabe sci-fi epic franchise for Netflix, Rebel Moon: Part 1 – A Child of Fire. (What … Read more

Some of our favorite Anker power banks are up to 30 percent off, plus the rest of this week’s best tech deals

Before you head into the weekend to hike, pull weeds, play games or go to work, you may feel a hankering to snap up a few tech gadgets. If that’s the case, here’s a roundup of all the deals we found this week on gear we’ve tested, reviewed and just generally recommend. To get cleaner … Read more