My partner and I are both self-employed, and it's the main reason we aren't afraid of a recession

Dec 7, 2022

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. The Great Recession left an impression on millennials like me, but I'm still not not worried about the next one. First of all, a recession next isn't likely to be nearly as severe as we experienced in 2008. Plus, freelance income and side g ...read more

Can You Overclock Your Intel CPU? Here's How To Tell

Dec 7, 2022

mpohodzhay/Shutterstock Overclocking is a surprisingly easy way to get extra performance out of your hardware without building a new PC, and it's doable on everything from CPUs and GPUs to RAM and displays. If you can get sufficient cooling to contain the added heat output and a powerful enough PSU to provide the additional energy, you can overclock to your heart's content. Just head into your BIOS or UEFI and make changes to your CPU multiplier and voltage to find the sweet sp ...read more

Chuck Schumer says the January 6 committee's hearings had an 'important effect' on Senate Democrats' history-defying midterm victory

Dec 7, 2022

With victory in Georgia, Democrats defied historical odds and will increase their Senate majority. It's the first year since 1934 that no incumbent senator from the president's party lost a race. Chuck Schumer, the Senate Democratic leader, says the January 6 hearings played a role in that. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that ...read more

This Flagship Phone From Tecno Has A Retractable Rear-Camera

Dec 7, 2022

Tecno Tecno, a relatively obscure smartphone brand, has just launched a phone packing a cool retracting camera lens at the back, somewhat like pocket cameras back in the day. Called the Tecno Phantom X2 Pro, the phone offers a 50-megapixel portrait camera with a rather large f/1.49 aperture, a 65mm lens, and a 1/1.3-inch camera sensor underneath. Even though Tecno calls it a portrait camera, it delivers a 2.5x hybrid zoom capability, but there is no optical image stabilization a ...read more

Today's Wordle Answer #536 – December 7, 2022 Solution And Hints

Dec 7, 2022

FP Creative Stock/Shutterstock Today's Wordle answer is a struggle, literally. If you're finding it difficult to figure it out, we're here to help. We'll supply hints that'll hopefully nudge you toward the answer on time, but if you don't mind the spoiler, you can skip to the second section for the full reveal of the answer. The word you're looking for isn't a very common one, and the letter combination isn't very straightforward either. It has two vowels, O and U, as its second ...read more

GM's Answer To Tesla Destination Charging Is Finally Rolling Out

Dec 7, 2022

GM The first public charging stations in General Motors' Dealer Community Charging Program have gone live, part of the automaker's plan to install up to 40,000 chargers around the U.S. and Canada, with a particular focus on areas currently lacking EV infrastructure. Announced in October 2021, the program aimed to fill in gaps in the charging map — such as in rural or remote locations — and potentially give communities their first taste of public chargers. Rather than figure ...read more

Looks like Lego Star Wars is coming to Xbox Game Pass

Dec 7, 2022

UPDATE (2pm UK time): It's official, Lego Stars Wars: The Skywalker Saga will head to Xbox Game Pass on 6th December. ORIGINAL STORY (11am UK time): The Xbox Game Pass account has been teasing its followers with a cryptic clue about an upcoming release for its subscription service, and many believe that it will be Lego Star Wars. The Game Pass Twitter handle began its own version of a hangman-like teaser a couple of days ago, merely saying it was a fun little guessing game bei ...read more

Jill Biden privately told the French president that she and Joe Biden were ready for his re-election campaign: NYT

Dec 7, 2022

First Lady Jill Biden discussed her husband's political future with the French president, per the NYT. Emmanuel Macron joined the Bidens in a toast to the US president's 2024 campaign, the report said.  Biden, who is 80, has not publicly announced whether he will seek reelection in 2024.  Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. First Lady Jill Biden told French President Emmanuel Macron ...read more

The Most Expensive Car In Ralph Lauren's Collection

Dec 7, 2022

Fashion designer Ralph Lauren has one of the world's greatest car collections. It isn't the largest, nor is it packed full of contemporary, carbon-clad hypercars. It also lacks the prominent race cars some collectors lust after, but that doesn't make it any less special. Instead, Lauren's collection is one that demonstrates excellent taste, but also comprises cars that have appreciated considerably since their purchase. It's a collection that has been purchased thoughtfully, with many cars ...read more

10 traits of a Hollywood high achiever, according to a success coach who's worked on shows like 'Glee' and 'This Is Us'

Dec 7, 2022

Erica Wernick is a career-success coach for people who want to work in Hollywood. She says there are 10 pillars that every aspiring high-achiever in the industry should live by. High achievers respond instead of react and treat their dream like a business. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Throughout my 14 years of working in the entertainment industry, I've learned that there will b ...read more