How to transform your car into an office

How to transform your car into an office

With many offices shut down, people desperate for privacy are working from their cars. 

I know someone who drives to the coast every morning to start the day with a view. And the New York Times recently wrote about people camping out in parking lots to snag free WiFi. 

“If you work from home, everyone is looking for some space and isolation,” Adam Tacey, a Nissan vehicle engineer, told Mashable. “Your vehicle offers a good bubble.”

Here are a few tips on how turn your car into your own personal office. 

How to connect WiFi in your car

If you have a strong WiFi network that reaches your driveway or garage, you’re set. Otherwise, head to a WiFi zone near a library or other public space, or prepare to tether to your laptop to your smartphone or a mobile hotspot.  Read more…

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Get this Dell 22-inch LED monitor shipped fast — all for just $109

Get this Dell 22-inch LED monitor shipped fast — all for just $109

TL;DR: Get the affordable Dell E2220H 22-inch LED monitor for just $109.24 at Dell as of May 12. Not only is it budget-friendly, this monitor will also ship within one business day. 


If you are lucky enough to work from home, it can still be a struggle to stay efficient. And if you have to build a workstation on your own, it can also be hard to stay under budget. You can start with a budget laptop that does it all and move on to noise-canceling headphones that tune out distractions. But an absolute must-have is an affordable second monitor that can help you recreate a true office experience.  Read more…

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Facebook is part of a group that will reportedly run ads to fight Silicon Valley regulations

Facebook is part of a group that will reportedly run ads to fight Silicon Valley regulations

As the U.S. government gets more serious about regulating Silicon Valley, Facebook will help a new group fund counterattacks.

The Washington Post, citing anonymous sources, reported that Facebook is part of a political advocacy group called American Edge. The goal of American Edge, which hasn’t officially launched yet, is to fund ads and studies to persuade lawmakers to go a little easier on the tech industry.

According to the Post‘s report, the group formed in December and exists in a sort of legal grey area where it can conduct its ad-buying business without the burden of saying who its donors are. Facebook confirmed to the Post it was part of the group, saying it’s “working with a diverse group of stakeholders to help build support for our industry.” Read more…

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Noise-canceling headphones are a WFH must-have, and these are on sale

Noise-canceling headphones are a WFH must-have, and these are on sale

You heard it here first, folks: Not counting face masks, noise-canceling headphones are this season’s hottest accessory. 

Noise-cancelling headphones are truly one of those pieces of tech that went from ‘nice to have’ to ‘need to have’ during The Age of Quarantine.

— Drew Coffman (@DrewCoffman) May 6, 2020

Between noisy neighbors, rowdy roommates, barking dogs, screaming kids, construction, leaf blowers, and more annoying sounds, anyone who’s lucky enough to be spending the majority of their time at home lately has been dealing with their fair share of distractions. Headphones that remove annoying ambient noises can be your saving grace when you’re trying to get work done, or just have a rare moment to yourself amid all of this (*gestures wildly*). Read more…

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First two ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ games return in a faithful remaster

First two ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ games return in a faithful remaster

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 are making their triumphant return in a faithful remaster coming this September, all in beautiful 4K and HDR.

It’s like a little ray of sunshine peeking through a year-long stretch of dark clouds.

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The internet got a glimpse of Dr. Fauci’s home office and they want more

The internet got a glimpse of Dr. Fauci's home office and they want more

You can tell a lot about a person by looking at their workspace, which is why people are absolutely scouring the bookshelves, floorboards, and window views of Dr. Anthony Fauci’s home office. 

On Tuesday, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases appeared at a virtual Senate hearing called “COVID-19: Safely Getting Back to Work and Back to School.” But while Fauci was speaking about the coronavirus, at-home viewers grew a bit distracted by his office.

Piles of books, framed photos, stacks of paper, and more could be seen in the background behind Fauci. Outside a window, shelves of plants were even visible. A little greenhouse, perhaps? People were captivated by this glimpse into Fauci’s personal life, and they couldn’t resist sharing thoughts on Twitter. Read more…

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Bumble users are raring to meet in person again as some states ease stay-at-home orders

Bumble users are raring to meet in person again as some states ease stay-at-home orders

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly altered every aspect of life — especially, for single folks, dating. Many apps have attempted to keep up with the demands of the times and create new features to help dating from home be a bit less painful. New data out of Bumble suggests, however, that users want to meet-up in person again. 

Eighty percent of Bumble users in the United States are open to meeting a match versus virtual dates, said a release shared with Mashable. That doesn’t mean that they’re all confident about what that looks like, though. A bit less than half, 44 percent, are unsure about what exactly is acceptable in this “new normal.” Read more…

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This is the summer you’ll learn how to grill. Speak it into existence.

This is the summer you'll learn how to grill. Speak it into existence.

TL;DR: A handful of Dyna-Glo, KitchenAid, and Cuisinart outdoor grills are on sale at Wayfair as of May 12, with savings up to $120 (or 21%).


We’ll have to learn new ways to do things this summer. This could mean drive-by birthday parties, watching fireworks or drinking margs over Zoom, and buying a kiddie pool for your feet because your usual pools might be closed.

SEE ALSO: Camping essentials: How to cook a meal outside

Sure, you’re bummed about the lack of your fam’s annual BBQ — but it’s also a great time to finally learn how to grill on that nice gas grill you’ve always wanted. Wayfair has a handful of gas and electric grills on sale to help you get started (with free shipping!), and they are also great Father’s Day gift ideas. Read more…

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Lenovo’s Yoga Book is the ultimate all-in-one gadget and it’s $400 off

Lenovo's Yoga Book is the ultimate all-in-one gadget and it's $400 off

TL;DR: The lightweight and innovative Lenovo Yoga Book C930 laptop can help you do just about anything you can think of. Shop now to get one for $400 off, dropping the price to just $599.99 as of May 12.


Companies seem to have found the secret to creating a craze. We, the shoppers, have been gravitating more and more to gizmos and gadgets that do more than one thing. We don’t want just a hair dryer anymore, we want an Airwrap. We don’t want just a rice cooker anymore either, we want a 7-in-1 Instant Pot

Lenovo is one of the few companies to tackle the multi-use possibilities in the computer world. They have given us not just a laptop but a laptop, tablet, and sketchbook all in one.  Read more…

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This air fryer is also a food dehydrator and rotisserie — and it’s on sale

This air fryer is also a food dehydrator and rotisserie — and it's on sale

TL;DR: The versatile Chefman multi-function air fryer is $70 off, dropping the price to $79.99 as of May 12.


This time is all about getting adventurous with your cooking. By now you’re probably sick of eating the same five meals you’ve mastered and are looking to add a little flair to your food. Enter: the Chefman multi-function air fryer.

In addition to low-fat frying, this little appliance functions as a rotisserie and food dehydrator. And the best part is, it’s on sale for $70 off right now at Best Buy.

This air fryer allows you to get wild with your meal planning. Dehydrate all the fruit you can get your hands on. Roast a whole chicken for yourself. Fuck it, we’re in a pandemic, food has no rules. Read more…

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