Phillip van Staden

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Is Emotional Intelligence Overrated? Forget IQ vs EQ

The EQ vs. IQ debate is in full swing after Adam Grant’s latest article blasting the value of emotional intelligence. His critique is wrong, but …

The 2015 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Is Another Flavor of Awesome

As if 15 variations weren’t already enough, Porsche is rolling out yet another permutation of its venerable 911 sports car called the Carrera GTS.<p>These new GTS models – there are four in all – slot between the 911 Carrera S and the track-oriented 911 GT3 and bring the total number of 911 variants …

Get Ready For The Bluetooth Smart Home

Apple's event is happening as I write this, and while today’s news could add even more fuel to the Bluetooth momentum in the home of the future, there’s no doubt the technology that started out with fairly modest goals of being a personal area network has already become a key new technology for the …

Lenovo Unveils New Android and Windows Devices

Lenovo has announced a trio of new devices today as it looks to differentiate and gain inroads in the competitive PC and mobile computing space.<p>The Next Web is at a launch event in London, where the Chinese electronics giant unveiled a new convertible PC and two new Yoga Tablet models, with some …

You can travel the stars with this 3D printed telescope and a Lumia 1020 phone

Just the other day we experienced a lunar eclipse and I was thinking of dragging out the old telescope to try and capture some images of the event. I …

Goji Is An Emoji Keyboard That Suggests Places To Go

“We’re going to launch our first product tomorrow. Would love to show you. I hear you like keyboards.”<p>I was intrigued. The message was from Last co-founder Josh Williams, who I had spoken with earlier in the year but who had been largely silent about what he and his team had been working on. And …

Months After Its “Upgrade,” Simple’s Online Bank Is Still Broken

Simple is no longer “simple.” Nearly two months after an upgrade to its systems and infrastructure, online banking service Simple is still recovering from a series of glitches that have affected every aspect of money management from bill payments to being able to see a correct available balance to …

Steve Jobs Thought The Area Amazon Picked For Its New Store Wasn't Fancy Enough For Apple

Apple once eyed the same area for a store of its own, but Steve Jobs put a kibosh on the plans because he didn't like the location.<p>In 2008, the New York Post said Apple ditched plans to open a store on 34th Street, diagonally across from the Empire State Building, because Jobs didn't think it was …

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