Author: Jenny McGrath

June Oven Review

Friends: Do you want to hang out?Me: Sorry, I have to stay with my dehydrating fruit leather.
I recently spent several days trying out all kinds of unique features on the $599 June oven. It’s a smart countertop oven that uses a camera to recognize that…

The best oven ranges of 2019

Here at Digital Trends, we regularly test and review appliances both large and small. We’ve formally tested 88 appliances from more than 50 different brands. Based on roughly 10,000 hours of testing, as well as additional research, our pick for the bes…

How MIT hacked horticulture to cultivate a hyper-flavorful basil plant

Researchers in MIT’s Open Agriculture Initiative grow basil under controlled environmental conditions to study how taste and other features are affected. Melanie Gonick/MITBig Ag doesn’t care about flavor.
Why? When it comes to growing crops for profit…

What can tech companies do to create more women-friendly workplaces?

If you’re thinking about a woman-friendly workplace and automatically picturing something like Bumble’s headquarters — with couches, a glam room, and floral wallpaper — think again. As nice as those perks are, what women really want goes deeper than a …

Best new podcasts

The best thing about podcasts is that you can listen to them while you’re doing other things: Dishes, going for a jog, coloring, and especially, driving. But there are so many podcasts these days that it’s officially impossible to keep up. There are ne…