Amit

11 Flips | 3 Magazines | @guptaat | Keep up with Amit on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Amit”

7 necessary tools for startups that are free or low cost

When you begin your journey as a startup, you probably don’t have enough money to buy the most expensive tools that you think your business needs. To …

New Beauty Products From Cosmoprof 2015

Cosmoprof North America is one of the biggest cosmetics trade shows of the year. It's where hundreds of beauty brands convene to show off their newest products and innovations to buyers, distributors, and media. And as you can guess, we were like kids in a beauty candy store as we roamed the halls …

Build an Adjustable Bottle Cutter for 30-Second Clean Cuts

One of the most popular videos we’ve ever shared on <i>Make:</i> (see below) is of Dan Rojas demonstrating how to cut a wine/beer bottle very cleanly using only a light score line and hot and cold water to stress the score and separate the glass. In that video, he uses a conventional glass cutting jig, …

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

Nuclear Energy

Drop gets into the kitchen with a connected scale for bakers

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster/Gigaom<p>In the internet of things, the kitchen often seems to be the last room in the house to get some …

IDrive Considered Mining Bitcoins On Off-Hours

Cloud backup service IDrive looked into mining bitcoins during off-peak hours as an alternative revenue stream, but it dropped the plan after estimating that it would produce only a handful of bitcoins per year.<p>IDrive’s 3,000 servers are active at night when users are backing up their files, but …

Typeform: Create Beautiful, Cross-Platform Surveys

For companies wishing to garner feedback from the global masses, there’s no shortage of survey and polling platforms already. But now, 50,000 sign-ups on and after more than a year in beta, Barcelona-based Typeform is throwing its hat into the virtual polling ring, with a sweet, user-friendly …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

In Battle for E-Commerce Dollars, Free Shipping Is Payment Networks’ Weapon of Choice

Call it the Amazon Prime Effect.<p>With more and more people expecting some type of free shipping option when shopping online, traditional and digital …

eCommerce