Alok Kapoor

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5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

How to fix tech conferences’ white male problem

<i>This post originally appeared at Model View Culture.</i><p>Technology events can be extremely empowering experiences for planners, speakers, and attendees. However, this empowerment is only fully experienced if you’re a straight, cis white male. For everyone else, there are limits to what can be gained …

Feminism

10 consumer companies that will post huge earnings gains

The decline in crude oil has crushed energy stocks, but lower prices at the gas pump have freed up cash for consumers, boosting profits for retailers …

Investing

Impressive time-lapse of the snow wall that swallowed Buffalo, NY

Meteorologist said that they have never seen radar images like the ones from yesterday's snow wall that swallowed Buffalo, NY. The snow lake effect …

The Current State of Smart Locks

I've been following the smart lock market with great interest. There are some odd ideas, common mistakes, and a lot of hyperbole, but also intrepid …

Heavily Discounted Kitchen Gear, Free Fandango Ticket, and More Deals

Amazon's Gold Box deal page has been taken over by highly rated kitchen gear, today only. There are dozens of items to check out (most are hiding in …

Do You Need To Leave The House To Get Black Friday's Best Deals? (No.)

We told you in our Black Friday Prep Guide that you didn’t need an in-store plan of attack. Here’s why.<p>Back in 2006 I lined up for an embarrassing …