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Bengaluru, India: a local’s top 10 tips

Think Bengaluru, and you think IT hub, call centres, silicon capital of India. It’s all of those things, but it’s also a very livable city. Over the past decade, it has attracted India’s sparkiest minds to code, brainstorm and play in its pulsing startup tech scene. This fast-growing and young …

England

11 incredibly useful iOS 11 features you probably didn’t know existed!

11 incredibly useful iOS 11 features you probably didn’t know existed!<p>iOS 11 has been around for a while now and although you’ve enjoyed flaunting …

Apps

Make any headphones wireless with this $20 Bluetooth receiver

Wireless headphones are the way of the future, but some of us are slow to change. Maybe you bought one of those jack-free iPhones, but still have a …

Tech Trends

Hey, Siri: 142 useful voice commands for Siri

Do you use Siri to its full potential? Perhaps it’s time to refresh your memory with this list of useful things you can ask it to do for you.<b>Control</b> …

This is what your recommended daily intake of fat, sugar, and salt actually looks like

Most of us know by now that some popular breakfast staples, such as cereals, have a surprisingly high sugar content, and that we should avoid eating overly processed foods.<p>Yet just last week Cancer Research said that millennials are set to be the fattest generation on record. According to current …

15 WhatsApp hacks every cool guy with a smartphone needs to know

15 WhatsApp hacks every cool guy with a smartphone needs to know<p>WhatsApp hacks are what you need to make your smartphone smarter. Not only will they …

How To: Clear the RAM on Your iPhone X to Fix Problem Apps & Boost Performance

When your iPhone is being sluggish, one thing you can do to get performance back up to snuff is clear the device's random access memory. It's not a …

11 gadgets and apps to speed up your morning routine

Get out the door faster.<p>We could all—early birds and night owls, single folks and families—use a little more time in the mornings. So harness the power of tech to carve out those minutes and get out the door on schedule. From gadgets that whip up breakfast in seconds to apps that wake you at …

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

The security gadgets and apps you need to keep your information safe

Protect your information.<p>With new data breaches constantly making headlines, you know about the need to secure your online accounts. But hackers aren't the only threat to your personal information. Burglars could steal sensitive papers from your home, snoopers could raid your trash, and companies …

How to send large files for free

For bigger file transfer, email is a no-go. So what are your options?<p>E-mail is creaking under the demands of the internet, and nowhere is that more …

Here’s how you can delete WhatsApp messages for everyone even after 7 minutes

WhatsApp in October last year rolled out the much sought after feature, ‘Delete for everyone’.<p>Similar to the concept of self-destructing messages …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

20 Best Business Gadgets of 2017

Here is my official list of the best gadgets of 2017, the ones that made me most productive.<p>I test a lot of gadgets throughout the year, but only a few standouts make my year-end list. For the past 16 years, I've been writing about routers, laptops, and everything in between. Not every gadget is …

Gear & Gadgets

25 features that will make you want to upgrade to iOS 11

Movie Review - It (2017)

<b>It</b>, 2017.<p>Directed by Andy Muschietti.<br>Starring Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, …

These Smart Plugs Work With Siri and Apple's HomeKit

If you're new to home automation, a smart plug can be a good first step — a toe in the water, if you will — in building out your connected home. If …

Home Automation

The 20 Best Crime Films of the 21st Century, From ‘Memento’ to ‘Zodiac’

From the Coen Bros. to Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan, these are the great crime films that made the cut.<p>No genre illustrates the evolution of …

film

How to use AirDrop for instant file sharing

AirDrop, Apple’s built-in sharing feature, lets you beam pretty much anything between any Apple devices. You can use it to share photos, videos, URLS, documents, snippets of text — in short, anything that can be shared using the standard “sharing arrow” icon is fair game for AirDrop.<p>AirDrop really …

iPhone audio trick goes viral

Social media users are going crazy about a little known iTunes trick that can let you jack up the volume on your audio.<p>It involves changing the equalisation setting while playing audio on your device. In sound recording and reproduction, equalisation is the process commonly used to alter the …

9 of the best British films you've never seen

Fair warning: when I started this list I wasn't planning to fill it solely with dark and depressing films, but that's definitely what's ended up …

Early photos of life at Apple with Steve Jobs, from the company's first few employees

Needless to say, the company has changed dramatically since 1977, when Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak moved out of the Jobs' family garage to the company's first official corporate address, 20863 Stevens Creek Blvd., (Building 3, Suite C) in Cupertino, California.<p>The pair had begun shipping their …

Hands-on with BlackBerry's 'Mercury' phone

After showing off its upcoming BlackBerry phone at this year's CES, TCL, the parent company of Alcatel, has confirmed its "Mercury" handset will be …

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016 | Salty Popcorn

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016<p>And so it is another fine movie year draws to a close. I present to you my TOP 20 MOVIES OF 2016. This year’s list …

Download These Free Apps to Watch Free Streaming Movies on the Go

9 Free Apps for Watching Streaming Movies<p>Access Free Streaming Movies With These Apps<p>Updated July 02, 2018<p>This list of free movie apps will put …

Smart TV

Is this the age of the smart wallet, or are they more trouble than they're worth?

If your smart wallet is lost or stolen, you can locate or track it with a smartphone. That's a cool idea, and it has attracted several crowd-funded …

Crowd Funding

The 50 Best Action Movies

"Action". To some it just means "violence", but the greats of action cinema give us something more, turning shootings and punchings into something …

Our Favorite Recipes of 2016

It was a tough year. Pasta recipes made it better.<p>As the year-that-felt-like-it'd-never-end comes to a close, we're thinking back on the best of times—aka the best food. Pasta made 2016 a <i>little</i> better, and we entered 22 new chicken recipes into our hall of fame, but those are just the tip o' the …

Cooking

Eat Ye Bread Sauce While Ye May: Brits Go Medieval On Christmas Day

The turkey sits in golden splendor on the carving board. The cranberry sauce glows in its cut glass bowl. There's a large dish of Brussels sprouts, shiny with butter; stuffing flecked with sage; and heaps of crispy roast potatoes. But this is not a Thanksgiving feast. There is no green bean …