Akinyi Adongo

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Welcome to Plugged – TNW's new gear, gadgets, and hardware publication

We’re proud to announce the launch of our gear, gadget, and hardware site, Plugged!<p>While there are more brilliant bits of hardware being released than ever before, the majority of reviews veer heavily towards either the dull or just an exploration of the author’s lifestyle.<p>At Plugged, we want to do …

Gear & Gadgets

Reduce Jet Lag By Doing This Airline-Approved Workout When You Land

When you travel to a different time zone, jet lag can sometimes be a difficult beast to handle. Long flights can be difficult on your body from a …

Jet Lag

Uber Your Business Before It Gets Kodak-ed

The headline above about Uber and Kodak has been attributed to many sources, but regardless of who said it first, it’s sound advice for any company, B2B or B2C, and regardless of size or industry.<p>What happened to Kodak? It underestimated the power of digital cameras – even though it actually …

Customer Experience

Five Chopstick Etiquette Tips to Know in Japan

Chopsticks are, inarguably, the single most important eating utensils in Japan. The Japanese use them to eat everything from rice and meat, to …

Find your perfect type with the Tinder for fonts

Finding the right font, just like finding the right romantic partner, can be a long, frustrating process. Apps like Tinder have revolutionised how …

Typography

7 Things to Worry About If You’re Thinking of Switching to Mirrorless Cameras from DSLRs

With news that Nikon and, possibly, Canon will be coming out with full frame mirrorless cameras soon, many dyed-in-the-wool DSLR users are …

Cameras

'One Punch Man' Reveals New Cover Art

One Punch Man is gearing up for a major clash between the Hero and Monster Associations, and the manga is celebrating by highlighting more of the …

Manga

10 useful Gmail settings you'll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about one in seven people on Earth, actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve …

Apps

Why Your Business Should Be 'Marketing First'

Chances are, your marketing department isn't in your company's driver's seat. Here's why it should be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most organizations understand that marketing is important, but few adopt a holistic approach to recognize marketing as their top …

Marketing

9 habits for email marketers to cultivate

Our habits often determine how well we perform in life and at work.<p>In 1989, Stephen Covey tapped into the profound importance of shaping healthy …

Marketing

44% Of Businesses Can't Measure Social Media ROI: Here's How To Quantify Your Impact

How do you measure the success of your social media efforts? It turns out that many CMOs and marketing agencies struggle with that. According to fresh data from MDG Advertising, 28% of marketing agencies say that they are struggling with quantifying social media marketing impact of their campaigns; …

Marketing

This USB 3.0 laptop docking station is a must-have for any desk or workstation at $61

WAVLINK Direct (98% positive feedback past 30-days) via Amazon offers its USB 3.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station for <b>$60.89 shipped</b> when code <b>30SRDD25</b> has been used at checkout. Regularly over $85, this is the lowest that we’ve tracked and is the best available. Giving you extra USB-3.0 ports, …

USB 3.0

10+ Pro Photographers Shoot Everything In Black And White

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best B&W photos in this photo contest with chances to win a Sony a7 full-frame mirrorless camera …

Photography

Every Marketing Tool You Need to Know in 2018

StartupStockPhotos / PixabayEvery marketer needs the right tools in order to succeed in running marketing campaigns.Good tools make your life easier, …

Marketing

A Small-Business Guide to Instagram Stories (Infographic)

If you're not using Instagram Stories, you're missing out on a major marketing opportunity.<p>Instagram is a great source to build your brand’s identity, engage new followers and expand your reach. However, if you’re simply posting images to your business’s Instagram page, you’re missing out on a …

Small Business

Tokyo’s Comiket, not Comic-Con, is the biggest fan convention in the world

This weekend, about 130,000 people are gathering to celebrate comic books, sci-fi, fantasy, and all other things geek at the San Diego International Comic-Con. It is perhaps the most anticipated event of the year for fan girls and boys in the US. Yet despite Comic-Con’s size and grandeur, it is …

Anime

2018 iPhone Photography Awards celebrate the emergence of an artform

Digital photography is getting better all the time, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than in the quality of modern smartphone snaps. The …

11 tech devices I use to solve little problems that used to annoy me all the time

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>I review <i>a lot</i> of gadgets for Insider Picks, and my favorites always end up solving problems I didn't realize I had.<p>I never knew …

Cloud Animator helps you create amazing visual presentations

popsci shop<p>Get a one-year subscription now for $19.<p>Online presentations are a great way to pitch your product and engage with potential clients. But in today’s world, bullet points and 3D graphs aren’t going to cut it. Cloud Animator Advanced is an online platform that helps you create slick visual …

4 Unexpected Social Media Platforms to Grow Your Brand Awareness

It's time to look beyond social media powerhouses like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's no surprise that social media marketing is crucial to business growth in 2018. After all, we're living in a digital world -- one where …

Social Media

Everything You Need to Know About Food in One Book

If you find yourself mixing up nigiri and sashimi at sushi restaurants or don’t know which fruits are in season, then this is the book for you. <i>Food &</i> …

How Huawei and Leica made a camera phone so good, we ditched our DSLR

There’s a truism that’s grown painfully popular since the rise of the smartphone: The best camera is the one that’s with you. But when it comes to …

Best anime of 2018

An ongoing series with no filler episodes<p>With around 200 new anime series coming out this year alone, it’s often hard to pinpoint exactly what to watch. In the past, I’ve done several lists about the best shows for newcomers, but these quickly go out of date and don’t provide a single, ongoing …

As Eritrea looks to open up, here’s how to understand its nascent but vital history

Up until 1993, Eritrea was not even a nation. But since then, the Horn of Africa country has been in the news for all the wrong reasons: for its repressive, one-party state; for its forced conscription and “slave labor”; for the exodus of its people across the Sahara and the Mediterranean and into …

Africa

Don't Just Create Content and Then Sit Back. Promote It! Here's How.

Social media, retargeting and participation in forums should all be part of your promotion plan.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re finished crafting an engaging blog post for your readers, you may be disappointed to see that no one is reading it. It would be …

Social Media

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Entrepreneurship

Microsoft Whiteboard is a dead-simple way to brainstorm with your team

Microsoft has finally launched its Whiteboard app for Windows 10 devices. It’s a free tool for collaborating on ideas with as many people as you like, and it’s not half bad.<p>Whiteboard (which has been available in preview since last December) is designed for use with a stylus, so it’ll automatically …

A How-to Guide for Influencer Marketing on Instagram [Infographic]

Instagram now has more than a billion active users, while Instagram Stories is up to 400 million daily actives, making it the fastest growing social …

A Beginner’s Guide to Building Your Social Media Presence

We’re currently living in a digital age where almost everything can be accessed with just an internet connection. With this in mind, it has become …

The ROI of Social Media (Infographic)

When you're spending lots of time and money on social media, it's important to know just how much it's helping your brand.<p>No matter what business you’re in, social media is a necessity. And when you’re spending time and money building your brand’s social presence, it’s important to know whether …

Public Relations