Manish Rajendran

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Award-winning robot travels through water pipes to detect leaks

It sounds unbelievable, but each day around 20 percent of clean water produced in the world is lost as the result of leaky pipes. According to the …

Dutch car thieves ingeniously hacked their way into this BMW

It was Sunday afternoon when I installed the roof rack on my new BMW F30 320i.<p>We were about to go on a 2 week trip to France and were intending to leave next Friday.<p>During that night, my girlfriend and I were fast asleep, when at 03:45 the doorbell rang. We looked at each other dazed. I got out of …

Amp up your Apple Watch with Carterjett’s all-weather, silicone bands

Apple’s Sport band is the basic bro of Apple Watch straps. If you want something a little more rugged — and a lot less forgettable — strap on a Tire Tread Sport band from Carterjett. These sturdy silicone bands come in brilliant colors, with extra-large sizes and surprisingly small price …

Apple Watch

Battle royale hybrid 'Darwin Project' is now free to play

It's all about boosting the player base.<p>It's tough to compete in the battle royale world, especially with <i>Fortnite</i> in the room. How do you convince players to try your game if they aren't immediately enraptured? Scavengers Studio knows how: give it away. The company has turned E3 darling <i>The Darwin</i> …

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

Audiophiles compare HomePod to $85,000 speakers — we’ll tell you why on The CultCast

The HomePod presales have begun, but we’ll tell you why Apple’s new smart speaker may be a huge flop, this week on <i>The CultCast</i><i>.</i> Plus: Audiophiles are comparing HomePod’s tech to speakers that cost $85,000; Apple adds some long-awaited features to iOS 11; how to back up your iCloud photo library to …

Apple

The Supra Is Back, But This Time It's A Toyota-BMW Collaboration

The Supra is back. Yes, the fast, cool-looking Toyota coupe that featured in the <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie series and was once quicker than a Porsche 911, but half the price, will make a long-awaited return after a 16-year hiatus. And given the fact that Toyota and BMW joined forces to co-develop the …

Auto Shows

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Donald Trump

This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating

Google Maps is more powerful than you know<p>Most people who use Google Maps do so without much attention to detail. We just need the directions, the right subway route, or the name of that good sushi place. We don’t spend too much time pondering how Google got so good at mapping the world, and what …

The Business Case for Quirkiness

08 Min Read Time - Zappos built a billion-dollar bottom line and a reputation for customer service by letting employees bring their whole, creative …

Mark Hamill destroys the guy who killed Net Neutrality with an epic 'Star Wars' tweet

Net Neutrality is dead thanks to the Federal Communication Commission's idiot chairman Ajit Pai, and Mark Hamill is pissed.<p><i>The Last Jedi</i> star took …

Mark Hamill

This wearable turns your fingers into a Bluetooth keyboard

As my fingers gently tap the right side of my head, I watch the letters pop up on the iPad in front of me: "A, E, I, O, U."<p>No, I hadn't suddenly become psychic. I'm wearing a finger strap called Tap that allows me to type on any surface using my hands.<p>I mean any surface.<p>As a demonstration of Tap's …

Mazda is downplaying screens to save its soul

Automaker’s minimalist philosophy means giving us information only when we really need it<p>Mazda is a small automaker. Last year, it made about 1.2 million vehicles, which doesn’t sound like an insignificant number. But think about how Audi made more than 2 million in 2016, many of them luxury cars, …

RED finally explained how its magic holographic display works

Pro camera maker RED came out of nowhere a few weeks ago with a Hydrogen One smartphone of its own, which is supposed to deliver features not …

Augmented Reality

14 Luxury Camping Trips Around the World

We all love camping...at least in theory we all love camping. In practice, some people take pleasure in the exhaustive prep work, set up, and break …

Acclaimed JRPG Fate/Grand Order is now available on Google Play

Japanese role-playing game Fate/Grand Order has now hit the Google Play Store in the West. The title was first released in Japan in July 2015 to critical acclaim and was intended to remain in Japanese only. However, the game’s director, Yosuke Shiokawa, has said that many of its players were coming …

Samsung’s Notebook 9 Pro with S Pen is now available

Samsung has released the Notebook 9 Pro, its first laptop with an S Pen. Announced at Computex last month, the Notebook 9 Pro features a 360-degree hinge allowing it to operate as a laptop and a tablet. It comes in 13.3-inch and 15-inch variations.<p>Both versions feature seventh-generation Intel Core …

Intel Corporation

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Lifehacks

This $22 under-bed LED lighting system is our new favorite thing in the world

Remember when we first introduced you to LED backlighting for your TV? Remember how it blew your mind and completely changed your TV viewing …

'How to shoot on iPhone' videos explain why your pictures suck

Someone has to make sure you know which feature to use, so Apple is stepping in.<p>The iPhone camera has been a consistently emphasized point by Apple, and for good reason. The quality of pictures it can take increases with each iteration, and for most people, smartphone cameras have become their …

Want blinding fast internet? Let Google dig a tiny trench outside your house

Speedy internet has yet to arrive for many Americans. Internet speeds in the US, while improving, have languished behind peers in Europe and Asia (the country ranked 16th internationally in 2016). Even today, more than 30 million Americans, mostly poor and rural, lack broadband, reports the Center …

Jeff Bezos suits up in giant robot armor as Amazon prepares to take over the world

Looking for another terrifying 2017 moment to keep you up at night? We can't imagine why, but here ya go: Jeff Bezos in a giant mechanical robot …

Jeff Bezos

Swift is already one of the world’s most popular programming languages

Apple’s new Swift programming language is being adopted even faster than anyone predicted.<p>In the latest TIOBE Index, which ranks the popularity of programming languages, Apple shot up from the 14th spot last year — and has already cracked the top 10. That may not sound too exciting, but considering …

Your computer’s blinking LED is actually a huge security risk

Researchers have discovered a way to hack into a computer by aiming a drone at the tiny blinking light found on most Windows desktops.<p>The espionage …

The new wave of ‘unlimited’ data plans: How Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T compare

Over the last week, all four of the major United States carriers either announced new unlimited data plans or made changes to existing plans in an effort to better compete. With all four carriers offering some form of unlimited data, now may be as good of a time as ever to analyze your current plan …

T-Mobile

Supreme Court convicts VK Sasikala in illegal assets case, directs her to surrender immediately

The AIADMK general secretary will not be able to contest in elections for six years after her four-year sentence in prison.<p>The Supreme Court on …

Essentials: The 45 Best Gadgets For Men

While we are firm believers that everyone should be able to function without their smartphones in their hands at all times, we also understand the …

IPhone 7

I Was Skeptical Of Android Apps On Chromebooks, But Now I’m All-In

Owning a Chromebook is no longer an exercise in self-restraint.<p>Within an hour of setting up Samsung’s Chromebook Pro, I was doing things that used to be impossible on these laptops. I found a decent Markdown editor in Epsilon Notes and used a OneDrive sync application to pull in all my online …

The tech industry has $21 billion worth of open, high paying jobs — here are the top 15

It now includes a salary estimate with every job listing, based on sifting through the millions of self-reported salaries hosted on its site.<p>To celebrate that new feature, it dug into its data to find out which industries and job titles had the most openings.<p>All told, there are a whopping $272 …

Tech Industry

Make Any Headphones Wireless - Jack by Podo Labs

<b>Unlocked</b> - Navy blue/Gold Jack<p><b>Unlocked</b> - Earphones upgraded with volume controls + mic<p><b>Unlocked</b> - Volume control buttons on Jack<p><b>Unlocked</b> - Silicone …