Paul Darlington

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The Untold Story Of The Invention Of The Game Cartridge

How a forgotten company’s 1970s technical breakthrough launched a billion-dollar business and helped spawn a new creative medium.<p>Consider the humble video game cartridge. It’s a small, durable plastic box that imparts the most immediate, user-friendly software experience ever created. Just plug it …

Retrogaming

Odezsa - Say My Name (Slow Magic Remix)

JavaScript is disabled<p>You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud<p>Official remix of Say My Name by @Odesza featuring my dad on guitar. ♡ ♡ ♡ (not …

Guitar

One Day

Adam Port & STEREO MC'S - Place (KM025)

Centenarian breaks his own cycling hour record – in pictures

With hour record cycling enjoying a newfound status not seen since its mid-90s heyday, due to interest from Fabian Cancellara and a possible relaxation of the rules of the event, the 102 year-old Robert Marchand took to the boards to break his own hour record

Top cycling teams on alert as Tour of Britain is given higher status

The Tour of Britain has been upgraded to HC status by cycling's world governing body, the UCI, in a move which opens the door for more of the world's top teams to participate.<p>The Tour organisers SweetSpot and British Cycling confirmed the event has been awarded the 2.HC (hors catégorie) status for …

Cycling growth could save NHS £250m, says report

The NHS would save £250m a year if one in 10 journeys were made by bicycle, according to a study commissioned for a campaign for government to treat cycling more seriously.<p>Cambridge University researchers concluded that if cycling made up 10% of all trips, as against the current figure of about 2%, …

Solar Rydon Pixio Bike Light Stores Sunlight for Safer Cycling at Night

Bike lights are essential for safe cycling at night – but they’re prone to breakage, dead batteries, and theft. Dutch company Rydon has developed a …

Building Bikes with MSC - Mott Street Cycles

New York City’s Chinatown isn’t only an important hub of the Asian American community, but an<p>New York City’s Chinatown isn’t only an important hub of the Asian American community, but an intersect between other cultures in the Lower East Side and SoHo. Cory Ng and Tommy Leong are sons of this very …

Sven Cycles Rouge Noir Roadster

<i>Haute couture</i> fashion and the gritty workshop of a custom framebuilder may seem like worlds apart. But considering that both produce wearable art which is tailored and handmade, they begin to seem less disposed. This roadster, manufactured by Sven Cycles in Dorset, England, brings them even closer …

A Pair of Royal H Cycles

Surely one of the true tests of a marriage would be a tour on a tandem. Each partner would discover, if they hadn’t already, the very best and worst of each other, how reliant on each other they are and how to work together to move forward. Of course, there is always the option of cutting straight …

How to buy a hi-fi

The first question is, what do you want from your hi-fi? Do you want to play LPs, CDs, or an occasional movie? Next, where will you put the speakers, and how large or small do they need to be? I'm writing this blog post for folks trying to put together the best-sounding hi-fi they can on a fixed …

Audiophile

Sony's affordable tabletop 'hi-fi' system

Very few nonaudiophiles have hi-fis anymore, but if you would like to listen to music at home over something better than iffy computer speakers without breaking open your piggy bank, Sony's nifty little CMT-MX500i might be worth checking out.<p>The three-piece system comes with a pair of two-way …

Audiophile

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Affordable High-End Hi-Fi Still Exists

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Great sounding, reasonably priced home stereo has gone the way of 78 RPM records, <b>Sony's</b> (SNE) Walkman and even <b>Apple's</b> (AAPL) …

Audiophile

Audio specialist Blue promises true hi-fi quality wireless audio by the spring

I take the view that wires are evil: anything that can be wireless should be wireless. My iOS devices sync via wifi, my keyboard and trackpad are Bluetooth, I have Wemo-controlled lighting, Tado-controlled heating and love cloud services.<p>But there’s one thing in my living-room that still relies on …

Cambridge Audio reveals its power-packed digital hi-fi lineup for CES 2014

Cambridge Audio (CA) today unveiled its latest lineup of audio products, ready to cast hi-fi sound into the crowded halls of this year’s CES. Along …

Instant Expert: How to cycle faster

Getting more speed out of your bike is about more than just pushing harder on the pedals, as William Pearson from Pearson Cycles explains<p>Modern riders can choose from a plethora of equipment and accessories, from bespoke £15,000 carbon-fibre cycles to machines fitted with <b>electronically controlled</b> …

Tour de France