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Corbin Davenport
Corbin Davenport

Corbin is a tech journalist and software developer based in Raleigh, North Carolina. He's also the host of the Tech Tales podcast, which explores the history of the technology industry. Follow him on Twitter at @corbindavenport.

Get a Logitech MX Master 3 mouse for just $80 ($20 off)

Logitech sells some of the best computer accessories around, and the MX Master series is the company’s top-of-the-line option for a productivity mouse. The latest MX Master 3 has gone on sale a few times, but thanks to a coupon code at Staples, you can now get it for $80. That’s $20 off the typical...

This Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 is an excellent productivity laptop at $470 ($130 off)

Even though prices have gone up for gaming PCs over the past few months, it's still relatively easy to find non-gaming laptops and desktops on sale. Lenovo's IdeaPad lineup has some of the best mid-range PC laptops around, and now the IdeaPad Flex 5 is on sale for $469.99, a savings of $130 from the...

Google Calendar will help you cut out distractions with ‘Focus time’

One of the more challenging aspects of setting a work schedule is figuring out when you can take a breather. More often than not, I've accidentally scheduled events on my off days, simply because I forgot I was saving that day. Google Calendar already has an 'Out of office' option when creating an event, and...

Apple Watch Series 7 teardown reveals no diagnostic port and iPhone 13-like display

The launch of every new Apple product is usually accompanied by a teardown article (and sometimes a video) from the folks at iFixit. Sure enough, with the Apple Watch Series 7 now shipping to buyers, iFixit has graced us with an incredibly detailed teardown. Although the latest Apple Watches don't appear too different on the...

Windows Terminal adds session restore and more profile features in latest Preview

Windows Terminal is the new all-in-one terminal application that Microsoft has been working on for a few years. It's the new central way to work with PowerShell, the Windows Subsystem for Linux, and old command-line applications, and Microsoft has continued to roll out new features since the first release. Windows Terminal Preview 1.12 is now...

YouTube Music’s free plan is losing features, starting in November

Google's current music streaming service is YouTube Music, which primarily serves two purposes: it's a better player for music hosted on YouTube, and it can access the millions of songs offered by other music streaming services. Google revealed earlier this month that the ability to play music in the background would be coming to the...

Google Play is lowering its developer fees for app subscriptions

Android is the most popular operating system in the world (even counting desktop platforms), and as a result, Google Play is one of the most important software distribution channels ever. However, Google has been under pressure in recent years to reduce the fees it charges developers for transactions, especially during the recent legal battles with...

Roku and Google are fighting again, and Roku might lose YouTube access

Google and Roku have spent most of this year fighting over distribution agreements for YouTube and YouTube TV on Roku devices. The disagreement has left Roku without an actual YouTube TV application, though the service remains accessible through the normal YouTube app on Roku devices. Negotiations are apparently not going anywhere, as Roku has now...

Google Docs has a new way to quickly insert images, names, links, and much more

Google Docs is one of the best ways to create and edit documents, especially when you want to collaborate with other people. Google also usually rolls out new features on a regular basis, and now another helpful addition has arrived — a menu for quickly inserting names, file links, media, and other information without reaching...

Visual Studio Code editor now available as a web app

Microsoft Visual Studio Code is one of the best code editors currently available. It's completely free, can be extended with thousands of extensions, and works on all major desktop platforms. Even though it's based on web technologies (it's an Electron application), Visual Studio Code has never had a fully-functional version available in a web browser,...

Get the 256GB 12.9-inch iPad Pro on sale today for $999 ($200 off)

Apple released a new iPad Pro lineup back in April, which is powered by the same M1 chip that is currently being used in some MacBook, iMac, and Mac Mini computers. There are 11-inch and 12.9-inch models available, both in varying storage capacities and network options. Amazon has now discounted the 256GB 12.9-inch model to...

Get a 4K Roku Ultra for $69 today ($31 off), or a Roku Streambar for $99 ($31 off)

Roku is one of the oldest names in the streaming box world, and the company is still pumping out new devices and software updates at a steady pace. Roku released a few new products only a few months ago, including a super-cheap Roku Express 4K+ and the Roku Streambar Pro, the latter of which doubles...