Matt Heisler

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Steam Machines are here: how Alienware is realizing Valve's console dream

Nearly two years ago, we broke the news that Valve was working on its very own game console. The reasons weren't yet clear. We didn't yet know that the company wanted to throw off the shackles of Windows with its own Linux-based operating system, or that a host of PC manufacturers would take it …

The Wisdom Of The 20-Minute Startup

By Ryan Hoover5 minute Read<p>“What cool new products are you using?”<p>We all ask this question. It’s a common conversation starter, especially in the …

Product Management

IBM Unveils 5 Smart Technology Trends For The Next 5 Years

When technology pioneer Alan Kay said “the best way to predict the future is to invent it,” he might as well have been talking about IBM, whose innovations include Silicon Germanium chips, relational databases and most recently, Watson.<p>That’s why, when the company comes out each year with its 5 in …

Nintendo 64 finally gets a modern makeover

French refurbishing company Lekki is now selling newly made-over and re-colored Nintendo 64 consoles bundled with a copy of Super Mario 64, created with second-hand systems that have since been put back into service.<p>Each bundle is available to purchase for €120 from its website, roughly $165, and …

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

The Brain

Google Reveals Its 9 Principles of Innovation

Want to know what’s in Google’s secret sauce? Chief social evangelist Gopi Kallayil dishes out the tech giant’s success recipe.<p>Ever wonder what makes the Google the holy grail of productivity and creativity? There’s no magic in the drinking water at the Mountain View, CA company. The tech giant …

Google Street View

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

Elon Musk

Royal Enfield 500cc | By Rajputana Customs

Rajputana Custom Motorcycles is our latest custom motorcycle workshop discovery, they are based in Jaipur, India. The latest build to roll out their …

Microsoft Is About To Turn Your TV Into A Smartphone

Weeks before launch, Microsoft shows off the Xbox One’s full interface and it will change the way you watch TV.<p>The Xbox One has a trick that few non-gamers know about (and no, it’s not this trick.) The One has a feature called HDMI pass-through, which allows you to plug your satellite or cable box …

Set-Top Boxes

Thanksgiving Wisdom from Kanye West, Aesop of Hip Hop

As we head into the long Thanksgiving weekend, we would like to leave you with a few words of advice—more of a homily, really—from Kanye West, artist, father, and prophet. From Kanye, as quoted in the Book of <i>Us Weekly</i>:<p>Nike told me, “We can’t give you a royalty because you're not a professional …

This Is iBuyPower's $499, AMD-Powered Steam Machine

The image you’re gazing at isn’t a white Xbox One, nor is it a redesigned PlayStation 4. Rather, it’s an early glimpse at one of the first retail Steam Machines from PC builder iBuyPower. And it’s shipping out with a competitive price tag.<p>iBuyPower — a boutique PC builder with experience creating …

Moto X review

It’s difficult and perhaps dangerous to make a <i>big deal</i> out of a smartphone these days. Can one phone change an industry? Save a company? Create a market? Perhaps that was true in the days just following the original iPhone, but times have most certainly changed. Smartphones are the norm now. No …

LG G2 review

LG used to be cool. The Chocolate, En-V, and other phones were household names back when messaging phones and QWERTY keyboards ruled the world, and LG’s hit devices spawned multiple generations of imitators. But LG has struggled to replicate that success with its smartphones, despite quietly …

Nexus 5 review

In this review of the Nexus 5, I will attempt to answer one simple question: is Google capable of making a flagship, best-in-class smartphone it can sell for $349 off-contract? And I don't just mean a nice, okay, swell, good, decent, better-than-the-last-one phone. I mean a phone that stacks up …