Review: Ugreen’s 4-Port GaN X USB-C Charger Offers Up to 100W Output in a Compact Design

Anyone invested in the Apple ecosystem will have had to confront the need for multiple USB-C ports when they’re home and away, with iPhones, iPads, and Macs…

Spreadsheets (2+2)ever = Tiller personal finance startup finds growth formula in Microsoft Excel

Tiller automatically populates spreadsheets with data from financial institutions. (Tiller Photo) Eight years ago, Seattle-area entrepreneur Peter Polson decided to pursue what he perceived as a gap…

Phaidra, which sells AI tech to industrial customers, raises $25M from DeepMind co-founder, others

From left: CTO Vedavyas Panneershelvam, CEO Jim Gao, and COO Katherine Hoffman. (Phaidra Photo) Phaidra, a startup building artificial intelligence tools for industrial customers ranging from vaccine…

Microsoft and Xplore team up with NOAA to demonstrate cloud-based satellite operations

An artist’s rendition shows the NOAA-18 satellite in orbit. (NOAA Illustration) What do you do with an aging weather satellite? If you’re the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

Obamas’ media company Higher Ground signs exclusive audio deal with Amazon-owned Audible

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama in New York in September 2014. (White House Flickr Photo) Audible, the audiobook and podcast platform owned by Amazon, has reached…

Startup turnaround specialist Matt Hulett on unlocking growth, and surviving turbulent times

Seattle startup veteran Matt Hulett’s new book, Unlock, was published this week. (Photo via Matt Hulett.) Our guest on the GeekWire Podcast this week is Matt Hulett, a…

iOS 16 Messages Guide: Undo Send, Edit, and Other New Features

With iOS 16, coming as a public beta in July and a full release likely in September, Apple is adding some major updates to the Messages app,…

How to Install the tvOS 16 Public Beta on Apple TV

Apple has seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 16 software update to its public beta testing group, giving non-developers a chance to try out the…

Review: Nomad’s New High-End $150 MagSafe ‘Base One Max’ Charger Works With iPhone and Apple Watch

Nomad in March launched its first official MagSafe wireless charger, the Base One, which was limited to charging just an iPhone. Today, Nomad is launching its second…

What’s the deal with Prime Day? A reality check on Amazon’s big shopping event

Amazon’s annual Prime Day, which is actually two days, ended Wednesday night. Time was running out, and my fear of missing out was going up. With just…