Vaibhav Porwal

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Streamline 3.0: The World’s Largest Icon Library

The good people over at Streamline just launched what we all believe to be the world’s largest icon library and we couldn't be more grateful. It's a …

Mobile Devices

The 10 Best Books of 2018, So Far

For bookworm moms, part of the excitement that comes with the arrival of summer is compiling your summer reading list, which you'll gladly tackle …

All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

How to Send A Fax From Gmail

Instant communication methods such as email and texting make it very easy to send messages, documents and other files with just a couple of mouse …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

How to Check If Your iPhone Needs a New Battery

Apple is slowing down your older iPhones when their batteries age. That recently confirmed fact has dominated the Apple and tech blogosphere.<p>But …

Batteries

The best games of 2017

It had just turned April when we declared that 2017 was a great year for video games. The post-holiday quarter is usually fairly quiet for new releases, but in 2017 it brought us legitimate contenders for game of the year in <i>The Legend of Zelda:</i> <i>Breath of the Wild</i>, <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Persona 5</i> -- …

Breath of the Wild

These truly wireless earbuds are like AirPods, but they cost $40 instead of $159

Apple’s AirPods weren’t the first truly wireless earbuds to hit the market, but they created a tidal wave of followers that now offer similar …

We've tried a bunch of headphones — these are our 9 favorites

This list doesn't consider any particular kind of listeners, but we've kept everything under the $350 mark. If you're willing to pay over that amount, you're probably an audiophile who wants specific types of headphones. That said, some of the headphones on this list offer incredible …

Headphones

The best Xbox One games

The Xbox One has come a long way since its 2013 debut. Microsoft has fixed the console's hardware flaws with the One S and the recently released One X, but now it has a different problem to address: a dearth of compelling games you can't play anywhere else. In recent years the company has relied on …

Taking Control of the Control Center

<b>Q.</b> <i>On the new iPhone system, where did the button for turning on AirDrop go when you swipe your finger up from the bottom of the screen?</i><p><b>A.</b> The iOS Control Center — that panel of icons you can quickly open by swiping up from the bottom of the phone or tablet screen — got a makeover with the release …

Samsung makes my favorite wireless charger for the iPhone X

Yes, really<p>There are a ton of wireless chargers on the market at a ton of different price points. My colleague Chaim Gartenberg just surveyed the field and has identified the best one for most people: the RavPower Fast Charge Wireless Charging Pad. It strikes the right balance of price, …

This Little Box Can Make Even the Junkiest Laptop a Gaming PC

You are probably surrounded by more computers than you know what to do with, whether it’s the phone in your pocket, the old clunker at home, or the …

The Best Headphones and Earbuds, No Audio Jack Required

Apple, and very slowly Android, are creating a future without the audio jack. These six headphones will make sure you're ready.<p>If you're in the market for a new smartphone, you'll likely get one that doesn't have a headphone jack. Sure, you can always get a dongle or adapter if you want to keep …

This wallpaper app makes your iPhone X's notch disappear

Tired of that odd notch on your new iPhone X already? Apple couldn’t seem to find a way around it, as it had to fit multiple hardware components to enable its Face ID security system.<p>Thankfully, there’s a fix – for the home and lock screens, at least. A free iOS app called Notcho comes with a bunch …

There’s a trick that makes your iPhone X battery pretty much last forever

Apple’s new iPhone X is the hottest new smartphone on the market right now. In fact, it’s probably safe at this point to say that it’s the hottest …

PS4 Pro vs. Xbox One X

Microsoft has started distributing Xbox One X units, and we’ve unboxed our device to get a closer look at the “world’s most powerful console.” While the Xbox One X is more powerful than the PS4 Pro in every major specification, it’s also a lot smaller. Comparing the two, it’s easy to spot the …

PS4 Pro

Here's How to Stop iOS 11 From Draining Your iPhone Battery

It's troubleshooting time.<p>The launch of Apple's latest operating system iOS11 in September brought with it a lot of good things–like Wi-Fi sharing and payments through iMessage–and some bad things too, like giving people the tools they need to record private messages without the user knowing.<p>But …

Apple iPhone 8 Plus Review

The iPhone 8 gently eases you into a new era for Apple.<p>HuffPost UK<p>When Apple unveiled the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X, it immediately had us …

WD’s 1TB-4TB My Passport Ultra might be the perfect portable hard drive

Whether you’re looking for an automatic external backup solution or just a new portable hard drive to offload your photos and videos, the WD My …

8 Genius Ways to Hide Your Spare Key So No One Will Find It

#3 is just genius!<p>The first place unwanted guests look for a spare key to your front door is under your doormat, making that the <i>last</i> spot you should put yours. Instead, try one of these ideas that you'll be surprised you never thought of first.

BlackBerry's water-resistant Motion revealed in leak

BlackBerry's decision to embrace Android may not restore the brand to its former glory, but it's been a promising start. We were impressed with its latest phone, the KeyOne, which catered to classicists with its hardware keyboard. But, its followup, will once again ditch the brand's defining …

Apple Confirms New Emoji Are Coming to iPhone and iPad in iOS 11.1

Apple today announced that hundreds of new emoji characters will be added to the iPhone and iPad in the upcoming iOS 11.1 update.<p>The company also showed off some of the new emoji that will be introduced, all of which are part of Unicode 10. Some of the new additions include crazy face, pie, …

Belkin announces new USB-C hub with HDMI, USB-A, and more

Belkin today has announced a new USB-C 3.1 dock for MacBook and MacBook Pro users. The company touts that the Express Dock HD packs “speed, power, and efficient charging” through its 1M cable…<p>Belkin’s new Express Dock HD includes a wide array of connectivity options for users. You get two USB-C 3.1 …

MacBook Pro

Wine: if you wouldn’t happily drink it, don’t cook with it, either

When choosing a bottle to use in your cooking pot, you need to follow a few simple rules<p>One of the questions I’m regularly asked is: what’s the best wine to cook with? As it happens, I’ve been thinking about this a fair bit recently, while researching my, ahem, new book Wine Lover’s Kitchen, which, …

Cooking

He Lost His Job Started A Vada Pao Stall With A Friend In London. Now They Make ₹4.4 Crore A Year!

You can either sulk at your bad luck or gather up the courage and take the crisis head-on.<p>In 2009, when the world economy was on a decline as a …

This upgrade will extend the life of your MacBook Air for years

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your</i> …

MacBook Air

Patent describes clever method allowing an Apple Watch to measure blood pressure

Anyone who’s ever had a blood pressure test will know that it normally involves an inflatable cuff that squeezes your arm until it cuts off circulation, then gradually deflates it, measuring the point at which circulation first resumes and then returns to normal.<p>But an Apple patent published today …

Heart Rates

Google's new $400 speaker is a room-shaking monster

The Amazon Echo and the Google Home smart speakers are pretty good at playing music. Ask them to play a song, and enjoy the surprisingly high sound quality on display.<p>Sometimes, though, you need to bring the freakin' roof down.<p>Enter the Google Home Max, a $400 speaker designed for the bass-shaking, …

Google Home

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature