Staff Picks

  • Ossiana Tepfenhart
    Published 3 years ago
    Why Olly, the Robot Home Assistant, Will Be Amazing For People With Depression and Anxiety

    Why Olly, the Robot Home Assistant, Will Be Amazing For People With Depression and Anxiety

    It seems like something out of a sci-fi movie: a robot home assistant that can soothe you into a more mellow mood. However, this isn't a promo for a new science fiction movie; it's real life.
  • Chelsea Lynne
    Published 3 years ago
    Apple AirPod Tips and Tricks

    Apple AirPod Tips and Tricks

    Let's be honest—you get a new piece of tech, do you sit down to read the manual before setting it up? Nope! You connect it and hit the ground running. While most of us are pretty good at figuring out the basics in this manner, there are always some intricacies that you miss if you don't read the details. The Apple AirPods are no exception to these rules, and the basics are so intuitive that it's very tempting to not do further research. However, there are some great features that you might miss out on if you don't take the time to dive into their capabilities. Test out these Apple AirPod tips and tricks to optimize your headphone experience.
  • LC Douglass
    Published 3 years ago
    Saudi Arabia: Cradle of the Singularity

    Saudi Arabia: Cradle of the Singularity

    By now, you will probably have seen reports about the anti-corruption actions of the 32-year-old Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, which started on 4 November 2017. Mohammad bin Salman (aka MbS) has locked up his cousins and hundreds of other Saudi business leaders in Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton. He has frozen their bank accounts.
  • Sukriti Taneja
    Published 3 years ago
    How To Choose an IoT Solution

    How To Choose an IoT Solution

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has captured the imagination of the world. Most of us use IoT everyday without even realizing it. Fitness trackers, virtual reality devices, smart air purifiers are all IoT wonders that influence the way we live our lives today. Advancements in the field are evolving at such an aggressive rate that technology giants like Cisco and Gartner have predicted that by 2020, there’ll be 20–50 billion Things connected to the internet.
  • Bill Shaffir
    Published 3 years ago
    Best Laptops of 2017 to Buy This Year

    Best Laptops of 2017 to Buy This Year

    Everybody needs a reliable laptop this day and age, especially considering the amount of people who work remotely. It can literally be the most important tool in your life, and is often the bulk most people's livelihood. What makes a great laptop is going to widely vary between individuals, but there are some constants among the best laptops of 2017.
  • Darshan Desai
    Published 3 years ago
    Best iPhone X Accessories

    Best iPhone X Accessories

    On Friday, Apple's most exciting new iPhone in years will be available for sale to the public. Pre-orders went live last week Friday with Apple saying that demand was "off the charts." With the final arrival of the new iPhone on Friday and pre-order sales looking strong, droves of people will finally be getting their hands on the new iPhone. However, with a new iPhone comes a new set of accessories to get. From new cases to wireless charging pads, we will break down the best accessories you can buy for your brand new phone!
  • Riley Raul Reese
    Published 3 years ago
    Tips to Help You Recognize Fake Gadgets

    Tips to Help You Recognize Fake Gadgets

    People who know me say I have an eBay problem. My thirst for online shopping bargain buys knows no bounds, which is specifically why I had to quit cold turkey in order to be able to afford rent. One of the biggest vices I had? Bargain-priced gadgets.
  • Fabia Scali-Warner
    Published 3 years ago
    How Internet Killed the Mass Media

    How Internet Killed the Mass Media

    Humans are social creatures. We are naturally predisposed to interact and empathize one with the other, and the ways we communicate are sophisticated and made perfect by centuries of practice. Over time, we have developed an increasing number of channels and technologies to boost the strength and reach of our messages, from signal fires and passenger pigeons to radio, television, and ultimately the Internet.
  • Deena Zaidi
    Published 3 years ago
    Social Media Moods and Market Movements

    Social Media Moods and Market Movements

    In 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) confirmed that companies could announce "key information in compliance with Regulation Fair Disclosure (Regulation FD)" on social media platforms, provided they alert investors as to which social media platform they will use to broadcast such information. The SEC announcement came after an investigation by the Division of Enforcement for a post by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. On his personal Facebook page, Hastings had mentioned that, monthly, Netflix had more than one billion hours of streaming video. Since the information was neither mentioned in the press release nor in Form 8-K filing, the stocks reacted sharply to the Facebook post.