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Huawei MateBook E Review

While we’ve already gotten to take a good look at Huawei’s new laptop, the MateBook X, the real successor to last year’s 2016 MateBook is the …

How to Create a Bootable macOS High Sierra USB Installer

Installing macOS High Sierra from the Mac App Store is easy, but sometimes you need a dedicated offline installer. Here's how to create your own …

Operating Systems

This Video Reveals Why So Many Tech Firms Are Worth Billions

Charting the rise of the unicorns.<p>With so many of the world’s highest-valued startups coming from the tech sector, the second instalment of Vice’s</i> …

Nokia 6 sales will begin in China on January 19, reservations go live

If you live in China, you can now put down a little money now to make sure you can be one of the first to get the Nokia 6 smartphone. <i>JD.com</i> is taking online paid reservations on its site for 66 CNY (about $9) for the Android phone, ahead of its official launch on Thursday, Jan. 19.<p>JD.com will be …

One Man’s Quest to Change the Way We Die

First, the back story, because, B.J. Miller has found, the back story is unavoidable when you are missing three limbs.<p>Miller was a sophomore at Princeton when, one Monday night in November 1990, he and two friends went out for drinks and, at around 4 a.m., found themselves ambling toward a …

San Francisco

Battling the Tyranny of Big Data

The data scientists writing the algorithms that drive giants like Alphabet Inc. (Google) and Facebook Inc. are today's technology wizards, and companies and governments increasingly use their creations -- often in secret and with little oversight -- to do everything from hiring and firing employees …

Artificial Intelligence

The World's First Computer Program: A Rare Copy of Ada Lovelace's Algorithm Sells for $125,000

Nearly everybody is packing quite a bit of processing power on their smartphone or tablet, but there's a new piece of tech that's smaller and even …

Windows 10

Ebikes: I Sing the Ride Electric

Let me make a prediction: You will buy an E-Bike, and like me, you will love having one.<p><i>Wallerang Ebike</i><p>Over the last six months, I've been testing a wide variety of E-bikes and have come to believe strongly that E-bikes are in the future for many of us, specifically those over 50, but in time, for …

Electric Vehicles

21 wild uses for your old Android smartphone

If you have a shiny new smartphone and are wondering what to do with your old one, you're not alone.<p>People upgrade their smartphone once every two years, on average. So what to do with the old device?<p>Bin it? Sell it? Give it to a friend?<p>There are tons of creative uses for an old Android smartphone …

Virtual Reality

Investigating the algorithms that govern our lives

<b>On March 15,</b> Instagram posted a note on its blog that sent the internet into a frenzy: “To improve your experience, your feed will soon be ordered to …

Snapchat Spectacles are here and they are ridiculously fun

When Snap, Inc. announced earlier this year that it had created a pair of video-recording sunglasses called Spectacles, it was a little hard to get a handle on just what the end result would be. Snap was new to the hardware game, and more ambitious wearables like Google Glass had been expensive, …

This nap desk is the greatest piece of furniture you will ever have in your work space

What’s one piece of furniture that you wish you could have, like, today? Put this nap desk at the top of your list. The nap desk is the perfect …

The Best Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

If you’re paying for premium software, chances are there’s a free alternative out there you could use instead, with features just as good as the ones …

Microsoft just made a deal with IBM — and Apple should be nervous

If it sounds a lot like the landmark partnership that Apple and IBM signed back in 2014 to bring custom iPhone and iPad apps to businesses, that's because the two deals are very similar. The general idea is to bring businesses the new-generation apps and gadgets they need to get work done in the …

Windows 10

Photographer Creates Book That's All About the Booty

The subject of Kava Gorna‘s photography book <i>100 Cheeks</i> is exactly what the title suggests: butts.<p>Gorna originally began taking the photos as a …

Celebrity Gossip

Opera just added a free VPN to its browser for anonymous internet access

Virtual private networks are popular with privacy-conscious computer users, but the best services cost while the free ones often have hidden costs. Web browser Opera, though, has integrated a free and unlimited VPN into the developer version of its software. "Now, you don’t have to download VPN …

The Girl with the Hopeful Hat, Milan

'Playboy' Model And Snapchat Queen Katie May Dead At 34

May suffered a stroke after an accident at a photoshoot, according to reports.<p>The "Queen of Snapchat," Playboy model Katie May, has died at the age of 34. May had been hospitalized since Monday after suffering a stroke due to blockage in her carotid artery. She died on Thursday after being taken …

Social Media

How to Install Windows 10 on Your Mac Using Boot Camp Assistant

Following the launch of Windows 10, Apple updated Boot Camp to support the latest Windows operating system on select Mac computers from 2012 and newer. If you've always wanted to try Windows on your Mac and think that now is the time to finally take the plunge, we can help you get through the …

Windows 10

On the Street…Washington St., New York

Good morning ! Wake up, get out it will be a pretty day ☀️! Because cold air is coming over for the weekend !

LG launched an awesome iPhone keyboard and I want it right now

LG’s newly unveiled Rolly Keyboard is one of the most impressive new smartphone accessories I’ve seen all year. Although it has the look of a …

NIKEiD Adds Metallic Gold and Silver Options to the Air Jordan Spiz'ike

Featuring an amalgamation of the most popular Air Jordan silhouettes, the Air Jordan Spiz’ike has<p>Featuring an amalgamation of the most popular Air …

Forget the iPad Air 2, I’m waiting for iPad Pro

As a self-proclaimed tablet addict, it’s easy for me to look at Apple’s recent announcement of the iPad Air 2 and get excited. After all, for a long …

Opus Modern Round Leather Bed