Darrshan Kathir

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Use Find My Mobile to find a lost Samsung Galaxy device

So you've just lost a brand-new Samsung Galaxy phone. It's OK! You're fine. Samsung's Find My Mobile feature is here to help. It's free, and if you signed into your Samsung account when you first set up the phone, then it's already set up.<p>Let's assume you still have the phone to hand. Instead of …

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

This photographer captured shots of New Yorkers on their way to work for 10 years — and it shows how repetitive a commute can be

About 700,000 people pass through Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal on their way to work every day.<p>In 2007, the photographer Peter Funch began staking out a corner of the station, at 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue, to document those commuters. Funch would snap photos from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and …

Commuting

Michelin wants to reinvent the wheel for the driverless age

Airless, indestructible, and 3D-printed from orange zest (among other biomaterials)<p>They’re completely airless, last virtually forever, and could be the perfect tire for our autonomous future. Michelin, the 128-year-old tire manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand, France, recently unveiled a …

The Harry Potter Bookstore in Porto

Hot Tip for this spot<p>Now in this legendary bookstore below, they don’t let you use tripods. This was a real buzzkill for me, so I tried my best with …

Beautiful House with a Perfect View on the Skyline

The Terry and Terry Architecture studio is behind a stunning house called <i>Skyline House</i>, with an impressive view on the Oakland skyline. It was …

Architecture

Samsung smartphones with solid-state batteries could launch in the next two years

Solid-state batteries are expected to replace lithium-ion batteries that are currently found in smartphones and a bunch of other products in the near future. According to a report out of Korea, this is expected to happen over the next few years.<p>An anonymous executive with Samsung SDI (the battery …

7 ways the iPhone has made life worse

<b>(CNN) —</b> This week marks the tenth anniversary of the iPhone. For hundreds of millions of us, this device -- just 4 ounces when introduced -- has come to dominate our lives. Now we can find seemingly any answer to anything with a few taps of the thumb and forefinger. Everything from dinner to a date …

Mobile Devices

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Waterproof Microphone For GoPro HERO4 Offers Amazing Audio In Extreme Conditions

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you can’t fail to have noticed the meteoric rise of the tiny GoPro HERO action camera. This tiny video camera offers stunning video quality with astonishing clarity. It’s rugged build quality means it can go virtually anywhere. From skydivers to surfers, this …

Jony Ive wants to design a soap dispenser

After developing some of the most iconic tech products of the last two decades, Apple’s design boss Jony Ive has some astonishingly low-tech ambitions when it comes to the future.<p>During a recent interview at a conference organized by the Norman Foster Foundation, Jony Ive gave a surprising answer …