Koushik Raghavan

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Tesla Hires Audi Veteran to Head Vehicle Production

Tesla has hired longtime Audi executive Peter Hochholdinger as vice president of vehicle production, filling a critical position as the automaker …

Facebook is planning to test its 747-sized internet drones this summer

Facebook's ambitious plan to bring internet to the entire world with a fleet of broadband-beaming unmanned aerial vehicles has taken a step closer to fruition. The company's vice president of engineering, Jay Parikh, told <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> that Facebook is planning "a real test flight" of its …

Drones

Man jailed for WhatsApp ‘revenge porn’ after posting images of woman online

A 21-year-old man is believed to have become the first person in the UK to be jailed for posting revenge porn online.<p>Luke King was given a 12-week sentence after pleading guilty to harassment without violence. He had published intimate images of a woman on the WhatsApp messaging service in August …

How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

Public Wi-Fi networks—like those in coffee shops or hotels—are not nearly as safe as you think. Even if they have a password, you're sharing a …

Information Systems

10 Simple Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

So, your doctor warned you that you need to get your bad cholesterol (LDL and triglyceride) levels down, your good cholesterol (HDL) level up, and …

Nutrition

Frank Lampard set for shock short-term move to Manchester City

Frank Lampard is set to sign a short-term deal with Manchester City. The former Chelsea midfielder has agreed to join City’s Major League Soccer team, New York City, but they will not begin playing until March.<p>Lampard rejected the chance to play in Melbourne at City’s other new venture and, …

Foot Work

Strengthen the muscles in your feet and ankles to run farther–and healthier.<p>​<p>​<p>Runners' mighty quads and glutes reach long-mileage readiness well ahead of the smaller muscles in the feet and ankles. Yet this supporting cast plays a key role in achieving peak endurance. "Working the muscles in your …

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New Samsung Galaxy Alpha Details Confirm Metal Design

Over the past few weeks more and more leaks have emerged of a new device called the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. A device which is set to take on the …

You can play Game Boy Advance games on your iPhone right now

The original Game Boy turns 25 today. But short of owning an original device or buying the games again on the 3DS eShop, your best bet for reliving <i>Super Mario Land</i> or <i>Pokémon Red</i> is to use emulators. The portable nature of the games and the relatively low hardware requirements needed to emulate …

Unique BMW i8 to pack first laser eyes in US

BMW‘s i8 electric supercar may be out of the reach of most, but that isn’t stopping the German company from crafting an even more exclusive version …

How one iPhone app just made it really easy to open almost any lock

Your locks could be rendered all but useless if your keys get out of sight for just a minute. And the would-be thief doesn't need to be a master lockpick: all he needs is an iPhone. <i>Wired</i> reporter Andy Greenberg recently demonstrated how an app designed to make it easy to get duplicates of your keys …

ThL 5000 review, the octa-core phone with a 5000mAh battery

A quick skim through the comments left on Android Authority will show any interested reader that longer battery life is one of the key features that smartphone users want. Although smartphones have been progressing rapidly, it is true to say that battery capacity has not kept pace. The only …

Phones

Fantastic, futuristic fuel-cell limo ready for road testing (gallery)

At the Geneva Motor Show in March, German firm Quant revealed a car powered by what it called ‘nanoFLOWCELL’ technology.<p>Now, the flow-cell vehicle will make its road-going debut, as the car has been approved for real-world testing by the TÜV, or Technischer Überwachungsverein, Germany’s road safety …

Microsoft launches new training portal to get you started on Windows Phone

Not sure how to use Windows Phone? Are you migrating from a rival operating system like Android, iOS, or BlackBerry? Microsoft is now launching a new …

Windows Phone

Samsung Gear 2 Neo Review: This Is The Mainstream Smartwatch For The Summer

Announced alongside the Samsung Gear 2 (reviewed perviously here on Forbes), the Gear 2 Neo can be brutally described as the ‘cut down’ version of Samsung’s Gear 2 flagship smartwatch. By stripping the two mega-pixel camera out of the hardware, and using a plastic exterior on the Gear Neo rather …

Explaining Continuity: The tech tying iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite together

Handoff, AirDrop, and more will bridge the device gap—if your hardware is up to it.<p>Apple wants you to buy Apple devices. It insists, mostly …

Whirlpool's new machine freshens your clothes in 10 minutes flat

Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes, right? Well, Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool apparently believe that these are terrible burdens …

5 Free Apps For Organizing Your Office

If you’re tired of a cluttered workspace or moving to a fancy new one, this edition of Free App Friday is for you.<p>As always, while they’re free now, we can’t guarantee how long they’ll last–so don’t wait too long.<p><b>Shoeboxed (Android and iOS)</b><p>All those food, mileage, and travel tickets are piling up …

Apps

The World's Tallest Skyscrapers Have A Dirty Little Secret

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Bank of America tower in New York count among the worst offenders<p>Supertall skyscrapers aren't necessarily built to fit as many people inside as possible--sometimes they're just aiming to be, well, really tall. Large portions of these buildings are designed to …

JIBO The World’s First Smart Robot for Family

Want to hire a housekeeper to help you manage your home? Take a look at JIBO, the <b>smart robot</b> may be a nice solution.<p>The JIBO is the world’s first …

Using Lua with C++. LuaBridge makes everything easier. Variables and functions

Using scripts with C++ is great. They provide lots of flexibility and free you from using those .txt files for your configuration files and also let …

Actions for iPad: Turn your iPad into a Productivity Booster and a Perfect Companion to your Desktop Computer

Invalid data returned from the iTunes Web Service. Check your app ID, and verify that the iTunes is currently up.<p>Editor’s Pick:<p>Integrate your iPad …

There is no magic in root

Removing some of the mystery of the superuser<p>While reading around the Internet last week, I noticed several otherwise fine publications making a …

How to Find a Lost Galaxy S5

There’s nothing worse these days than losing a smartphone. Especially if you lose your brand new Samsung Galaxy S5. Smartphones are an essential part …

How to Add Bluetooth to Your Factory Car Stereo

You can usually plug your phone into your car’s stereo with an audio cable, but why do that when you can go wireless? Here’s how you can add …

Turn your Android into a monitor for your DSLR with a cheap accessory and an app

Instead of an expensive monitor use your Android phone or tablet<p>A little while ago we looked at using an Android phone with a DSLR and how the …