October 19, 2018

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Gadgets of the week

The greedy ways Apple got to $1 trillion By Josh Constine From TechCrunch Broken Apple Chargers For being the richest company ever with $243 billion in cash, Apple sure cuts corners in the stingiest ways. The hardware giant became the first trillion-dollar company this week. Yet it’s tough to reconcile Apple earning $11 billion in […]

Chocolate, bioterrorism and the birth of Brazilian funk

By Megan Giller, From engadget Is a plot to topple the aristocracy to blame for the collapse of cacao in Brazil? In the 1990s, the cacao farmers of Brazil fell into a collective depression. Some hanged themselves, others dosed themselves with rat poison, still others walked around crying and saying they didn’t have anything to […]

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Kano’s next coding kit is a Harry Potter wand By Nick Summers From engadget The companion app lets you code and perform iconic spells including ‘Incendio!’ Harry Potter fans have plenty of replica wands to choose from. Some are designed for children, with mystical sound effects and LED lights. Others hew closer to movie props […]

OPINION: When a political party takes a country down the wrong road

By Jolly Green Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has become a sinister land where right is wrong and wrong is right. Knowing what is right and doing what is right has become a lost cause in SVG, handed down by current and even some past Vincentian leaders to their followers. Current Vincentian leaders have caused […]

Electrified X bike

VanMoof’s Electrified X cured my fear of bike thieves By Nick Summers From engadget Smart security features have given me peace of mind. Five years ago I lost my bike. A few months prior, I had moved into a half-finished block of flats in southeast London. The apartment was complete, but construction workers were still […]

The truth about sex robots: Panic, pleasure and a candlelit dinner

By Christopher Trout From engadget RealDollx is about to make history. So what happens when the humanoids finally leave the lab? Dr. Oz isn’t happy about the future of sex. The day I’m scheduled to appear on his show, the television physician and Oprah protege has assembled a cast of victims and villains that includes […]

Gadgets of the week

The 10 best tech gadgets I used in 2017 Brandt Ranj, Insider Picks From Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. I reviewed a lot of incredible tech this year, so I decided […]

Traeger Timberline 850

Traeger Timberline 850 review: BBQ goes high tech By Billy Steele, A notoriously low-tech cooking method is improved with a dash of WiFi. From $1,699.00 Good barbecue is a slow process. And I’m not talking about grilling. I’m talking about real BBQ — the “low and slow” smoking of beef, chicken, pork and a whole […]

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The best radios for indoors and outdoors By Don Melanson From Popular Mechanics This “old fashioned” technology now comes with lots of modern conveniences. TIVOLI We may now have devices that can do seemingly everything, but there’s something about that remains special about a dedicated radio. Once ubiquitous device in every home has quickly been […]

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Thoughtful gifts your mom actually wants this Mother’s Day — for every budget By Ellen Hoffman, Insider Picks The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. homepage gift_7fca2e98 f49f 47dd a678 627557aaad5f Candles make any home […]