Getting the millions of people who drive for Uber to switch to electric vehicles will arguably be the hardest part of the company’s plan. Uber drivers are classified as independent contractors, and many use their personal cars to drive for not just one but several gig economy companies. In 2018, Uber explored providing cash incentives to some North America-based drivers who switch to electric vehicles, but it never expanded the program beyond the original pilot phase. … [Read more...] about Uber pledges to shift to ‘100 percent’ electric vehicles by 2030
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Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S - VerdictHet ziet ernaar uit dat Microsoft een interessante snaar heeft geraakt. Door twee consoles aan te bieden die elk een ander publiek beroeren hebben consumenten nu meer keuze en manieren om deel uit te maken van het Xbox-ecosysteem. Als je enkel op zoek bent naar het beste, ga dan voor een Xbox Series X, maar weet dan ook wel dat je hier goed voor betaalt. Op zoek naar een manier om toch van next-gen games te genieten zonder dat je jouw spaarrekening teveel pijn moet doen? Dan lijkt de Xbox Series S een goed startpunt. … [Read more...] about Xbox Series X vs Xbox Series S: Welke Xbox past bij jou?
Streaming high-definition videos and games can result in significant greenhouse gas emissions, depending on the technology used, according to a German government-backed study released Thursday. The report published by Germany's Federal Environment agency calculated the amount of carbon dioxide produced by data centers where material is stored for streaming, and by the transmission technology used to get it to consumers. It concluded that streaming video over fiber optic cables results in the lowest amount of CO2 emissions - 2 grams per hour. Using copper cables produces twice that amount, while 3G mobile technology results in a hefty 90 grams of CO2 per hour. The report's authors said streaming over next-generation mobile technology, known as 5G, would result in carbon dioxide emissions of 5 grams per hour, suggesting that widespread rollout could help cut energy consumption. Data centers, meanwhile, accounted for only a small share of the overall energy use, though the amount … [Read more...] about Streaming HD videos and games can result in significant greenhouse gas emissions: Study
Gallium Nitride FTW These are the best GaN chargers you can buy right now Gallium nitride is one of the most exciting advances in charger technology in recent years, allowing us to shrink laptop chargers from bricks into slick little skipping stones. These are the best value and the more useful GaN chargers on the market so far. … [Read more...] about Add Aukey’s dual-port USB car charger with PD to your vehicle for only $9
Ring Video Doorbell 2nd Gen vs 1st Gen Same great price, greater capability Source: Ring The Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) is an affordable way to get a big upgrade without breaking the bank. It'll still work with your entire smart home setup, including your Amazon Echo and Alexa routines. Despite the low price, you'll be getting much higher resolution video, better night vision, improved two-way audio for talking to folks at the door, and even enhanced motion detection and privacy features over the first-gen product. … [Read more...] about Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) vs. Ring Video Doorbell (1st Gen): What’s the difference and should you upgrade?