Most people like PopSockets phone grips, but I think they’re overrated — here’s why I prefer the Speck GrabTab instead

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. Connie Chen/Business Insider While many of my colleagues and friends love their PopSockets grips, I think they’re overrated.  In my experience, the Speck GrabTab ($ 9.95) is a […]

EastEnders CANCELLED: BBC soap WON’T air tonight – Here’s why

EastEnders will not air in its usual 8pm slot this evening, which will no doubt leave many viewers disappointed. The BBC soap has been cancelled due to the FA Cup, which will see Wolverhampton Wanderers play against Liverpool. The match kicks off at 7.45pm meaning the football will take up much of tonight’s schedule on […]

Oscars 2019: Kevin Hart ‘will NOT return to host’ – here’s what’ll happen instead

Hart was initially unveiled as the presenter of the iconic awards bash late last year, until a huge homophobia furore erupted – based on clips from his stand-up routines and numerous tweets with derogatory language from several years ago. He stepped down, leaving the Oscars officially host-less. But the row returned to prominence this week […]

The Walking Dead season 9 spoilers: AMC series to differ MORE from comics – here’s how

The Walking Dead fans are forever confused as to how much time has passed in the series. With numerous time jumps and no concrete sense of place, it seems the AMC show could be taking place in any time.  And now it has been revealed there may be a slight variation between the comic book […]

Online-only banking is the future of managing money — here’s how to get started

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. GaudiLab/Shutterstock These days, it’s easier than ever to handle all your banking needs without ever visiting a branch. With the ability to deposit checks by taking a photo with your […]

Here’s what you missed this weekend: Trump tries to respond to dead children at the border, Kelly says the ‘wall’ won’t be a real wall at all, and truculent truck drivers block Tesla Superchargers

Spencer Platt/Getty Images President Donald Trump, Republicans, and administration officials have responded to a second December death of a migrant child in US custody.  In an interview, outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly said Trump’s “Wall” won’t actually be a wall. Business Insider spoke to truck drivers pointedly blocking Tesla Superchargers as multiple […]

The government shutdown is now in day 6 — here’s how long previous government shutdowns have lasted

Mark Wilson/Getty Images The government shutdown is now in its sixth day. This is the 21st time the federal government has had a funding lapse since the modern budgeting process began. Most of those times the shutdown has been short and not involved employees being sent home, but that has changed in recent years. As […]

I tested a $52,000 Cadillac XT4 crossover SUV that used an old-school navigation system instead of digital maps — here’s what it was like

Matthew DeBord/BI Many vehicles are now equipped with GPS navigation systems that use digital maps, rendered in infotainment screens. Recently, I tested a $ 52,000 Cadillac XT4 crossover SUV that lacked this feature. Instead, it had an older system, called “Turn-by-Turn.” I’ve always been a fan if Turn-by-Turn, and on the XT4, I found that […]