Onewheel Pint is a more affordable, easier to ride electric board

Future Motion’s Onewheel electric boards have added power and range over the years, but accessibility? Not so much. They’ve still been expensive and intimidating, not to mention clunky to carry around. That’s where the just-unveiled Onewheel Pint might help. It’s not only more affordable (relatively speaking) at $ 950, it’s gentler on newcomers who’d otherwise […]

‘Apex Legends’ will make it easier to report cheaters

Apex Legends already has cheaters just two weeks into its existence, and Respawn wants to be sure they don’t become too much of a problem. The studio has dropped not-so-subtle hints that it’s incorporating a cheat reporting tool in its battle royale shooter, calling it a “very good idea” in a community update. Right now, […]

LG’s automated craft beer system could make homebrewing much easier

Given the phenomenal popularity of craft beers and ales sweeping bars across the globe, it’s surprising that homebrewing hasn’t yet taken off to the same levels. Sure, we’ve seen a number of systems touting the trend — Picobrew and Brewie are two that have done well on Kickstarter — but it’s yet to really go […]

18 gift memberships to make life easier this holiday season — from Amazon Prime to Thrive Market

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. We commonly associate the word “gift” with a neatly wrapped box holding a tangible product inside, but the best gifts can sometimes be more than a piece of […]

Blockchain won’t make internet voting easier or safer — it could just make it worse

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images Looking to making voting practices more convenient, increase voter turnout, and modernize practices, many government officials and companies are looking to blockchain to help.  Blockchain systems have created new ways for people to invest, send money, and may help store records that make credentials, land ownership, and food origins more transparent and […]

Instagram uses Snapchat-like tags to make adding friends easier

Instagram has yet another answer to Snapchat, but this time it’s covering one of the basics: namely, adding friends. Months after it started testing, the social network has introduced “nametags” that make friend additions as simple as pointing your camera at a code, much like Snapcodes. Once you’ve created a nametag (complete with colors, emojis […]

Getting Your Next Uber Ride to JFK or LGA Might Be a Little Easier

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Chrome OS update makes installing Linux apps easier

With the power of tools like Crouton, anyone so inclined can already run Linux on a Chromebook. The process is a bit fiddly, however, and requires that you enable developer mode — which carries potential security risks. Now, thanks to a recent Chrome OS update, you’ll be able to launch .deb (Debian) packages minus such […]

Trying to change yourself is a waste of time, and if you want to be richer, wake up earlier, or quit smoking already, there’s an easier way

The whole idea of change is an arbitrary construct. When we try to reinvent ourselves, we get our identities involved and things get emotionally turbulent. The trick to changing any habit is to recognize that you control your identity. Why can’t you change yourself? Because the whole idea of change is an arbitrary construct. It’s something you […]

Making it easier for kids to play multiple sports is hard — but it can be done

The world of youth sports is full of seemingly obvious choices backed up by years of study and research. But doing the right thing is not always so straightforward. Take the idea of being a multi-sport athlete. Countless studies and development models tell us that it is better for young athletes to play multiple sports […]