Phil Sinnott

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Sony CEO completes quest to make the company successful again

If the news that Sony CEO Kaz Hirai will be stepping down in a few months came as a bit of a surprise this morning, then the latest peek at the company's books is a return to something more predictable. In the third quarter of Sony's fiscal year -- covering October through December 2017 -- its …

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Horizon Zero Dawn'

Thanks to a very early review copy, I have gotten to spend a <i>lot</i> of time with <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> over the past few weeks. You may have missed my official review a week ago, so go check that out, but needless to say, I liked most of the game quite a bit.<p>When I get early copies of sprawling games like …

Call of Duty

What 20 Years as a Remote Organization Has Taught Us About Managing Remote Teams

In his 1974 interview with ABC News, science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke painted a picture of how computers would change our way of life by the year 2001. One of his many extraordinarily accurate predictions: “Any businessman, any executive, could live almost anywhere on Earth and still do his …

Watch how ILM created Rogue One’s beautiful space battles

Blue Squadron, on me<p><i>Rogue One</i> recently earned an Oscar nomination for its special effects, and earlier this week, we got a chance to see how Industrial Light and Magic created the effects for the scene Jedha and Scarif. ILM has released a new digital effects breakdown of from the film: the epic …

The Story Behind The McLaren F1’s 240.1 mph Run

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Cars<br>• Engineering<p>Racing driver Andy Wallace climbed into a McLaren F1 in 1998 wearing a helmet, a button-down …

19 ways to make your Mac run faster right now

There's also nothing like saving money when you can.<p>Macs are great computers, but they're also expensive, so you want to make sure you get your money's worth before buying a new one.<p>Here are a few suggestions to make sure you get more life out of your computer and keep it running in tip-top shape.

All the reveals from PlayStation Experience 2016

It definitely feels like Sony showed off more games during the PlayStation Experience keynote today than it did at E3. Which is pretty impressive, when you think about it. The show started out with a glimpse at the next chapter of the <i>Uncharted</i> saga and ended with, well, the next chapter in the <i>The</i> …

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12 Top-Rated Day Trips from San Francisco

San Francisco is surrounded by spectacular natural scenery, from the picturesque San Francisco Bay to the dramatic Pacific Ocean. This beautiful area …

This 2-Minute Video Shows What Sets Good and Great Leaders Apart (and It's Not What You Think)

Do you want a good leader, or a great one? The answer might surprise you.<p>Ask most people what type of leader they prefer--good or great--and most would choose great. After all, who doesn't want the best?<p>But according to James R. Bailey, the Hochberg Professor of Leadership Development at George …

Six Irons That Pack Control And Distance

Why sacrifice control or distance when you can have both?<p>Today <i>every</i> new iron is a game-improvement iron. Each new model offers technology that helps your shots launch higher or your mis-hits land tighter—or both. But now those game-improvement features tend to change with each iron in the same set: …

MY BIG FAT BIKE DILEMMA: The evolving specs and geometry of fatbikes

<i>Originally cast as utilitarian winter bikes, fatbikes have since been adapted to all types of riding</i> <i>image: bikes.com</i> Fatbikes (a.k.a. fat bikes or …

Locals only: These are our favorite Bay Area day trips

Oh, summertime in San Francisco. It's that time of the year when the days are longer, the fog is a little more relentless in the city, and it feels like everyone else is off on an exotic Eastern Europe tour or warm tropical vacation.<p>It's also a perfect time of the year to remind ourselves that the …

Santa Cruz

5 Incredible Day Trips Just Outside of San Francisco

San Francisco's a great place to live, and you’ll likely never run out of things to occupy yourself with – thanks to the city's great food , …

It's Surprisingly Cheap to Make Coffee Like a World Barista Champion

Approximating the setups of the finest coffee brewers in the world is surprisingly affordable.<p>Coffee geeks from around the globe converged on Dublin …

How to transfer your Evernote notes to Apple Notes

If you ask me, there's no compelling reason for most iPhone and Mac users to pay for Evernote when Apple Notes offers a lot of the same features and costs nothing. (Apple Notes does use your iCloud account storage, but it'll take up a negligible amount of space.)<p>So, how do you make the switch if …

Sony Addresses The Power Gap Between PS4 Neo and Xbox One Scorpio « GamingBolt.com: Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog

The chips are now on the table- we know that the PS4 Neo and the Xbox One Scorpio both exist, and even though specs for both have not fully been …

15 Daily Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of the 15 habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here …

17 Signs You'll Be Running Your Own Business By 2017

It's only a matter of time before you ditch your day job and pursue the ultimate dream of working for yourself. Are you truly ready to make the leap? Here's how you'll know.<p>There are plenty of would-be entrepreneurs (myself included!) who've tried to convince ourselves that we feel happy and …

Fitness Friday: Check your 'golf mobility' with 3 easy tests

If you're off to a bad start this golf season, struggling to hit the ball the way you want, it's natural to think the cause is a fault in your swing. "But sometimes the fault isn't the cause, it's a symptom," says Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear. Sometimes poor shots are the result of a …

17 Tricks to Using Your iPhone Like a Boss

These tips are game-changers.<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do. It can help you find your way home, settle bar debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. In a pinch you could probably serve small canapés off it. But this pocketable box of wonder isn't just a pretty …

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, dating and more on iOS

Our list of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer quantity of apps for iOS can …

Here's what it's like to buy a first home in San Francisco, one of the world's most competitive real-estate markets

The median home price in San Francisco proper is just over $1.1 million, according to Zillow.<p>That's great news if you're a homeowner.<p>It's less great if you're trying to buy your first house. In San Francisco. At age 28. With significantly less than $1.1 million in the bank.<p>Here's how my girlfriend …

Big Destiny News & Sony's Conference Plans for 2015 - IGN Daily Fix - IGN Video

No Gamescom for Sony & is "The Taken King" Destiny's next big expansion? Plus EA reveals it's expectations for Star Wars Battlefront while Titanfall …

PS4 Could Very Well Become The Best-Selling Console In History

There was a common refrain around the PS4 launch. Sure, it shattered launch records, everyone said, but there was <i>no way</i> that Sony’s new machine could ever outsell the indomitable PS2. The PS2 was a product of its time, they said, and there was no way any one machine could capture the complete …

Mobile Devices

10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

Watch A Shelby GT500 Transform A Guy In The Most Heartwarming Way

"Don't put this on Youtube," the driver's next door neighbor pleads, but to be honest, this sort of pure glee, this sort of pure joy, this sort of …

The Province

Fire TV 'isn't trying' to be a game console, but is Amazon's first real investment in gaming

What is Fire TV? Well, it's Amazon's set-top box. Er, at least it has that functionality. But Fire TV does more than just stream media, thankfully; we've got plenty of devices that do <i>that stuff</i>. The $99 tiny black box that Amazon unveiled this morning in New York City streams media (video and music …