• Go up a size? Or wear clothes that are too tight? (Be honest.)

    The other day I asked my Facebook friends if (clothing) size matters. I asked them because I had just had an awful incident involving a skirt. It was full and floral. A little bit retro, too. And just the thing I needed in my wardrobe. And while the store didn’t carry the skirt in my regular missy […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Samsung Surpasses Intel to Become Top Chipmaker in Terms of Revenue

    HIGHLIGHTS Samsung has reached the top spot in the semiconductor business It has beaten Intel that held the top position for more than two decades Samsung said its semiconductor business recorded $7.2 billion in Q2 Intel’s more than two decade reign as king of the silicon-based semiconductor ended Thursday when Samsung Electronics surpassed the US manufacturer to become […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Microsoft Tests Smart Search in Windows 10’s Photos App, Coming With Fall Creators Update: Report

    HIGHLIGHTS You need to be an Insider member to test this feature The updated Photos app brings a smart search feature It sorts photos into categories, places, colours, months, etc Microsoft will roll out the Windows 10 Fall Creators Updatethis September, and features that are expected to arrive with the update, are already being tested by Windows 10 […]

  • NEWS
    Accenture Develops AI-Powered Solution to Help the Visually Challenged

    Accenture Friday said it has developed an artificial intelligence powered solution to help visually impaired people improve the way they experience the world around them and enhance their productivity in the workplace. The solution, called Drishti, was developed as a part of Accenture’s focus on Tech4Good, which aims to apply technology to improve the way the world lives […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Tablescaping helps you turn dinner into an occasion

    You can cut your own garden flowers and greenery to make a centerpiece for your table – and then keep on getting creative. “Adding nature to your table will enliven your guests’ experience as they take their place for a meal,” said Tobey Nelson, owner of Tobey Nelson Events and Design in Clinton, Washington. “A […]

  • COMPUTERS
    A quest for the mother of all computers

     Kevin Resch is searching for the Holy Grail of high technology in the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo. As the institute prepares to mark its 15th anniversary in November, Resch is the acting director — and part of an elite group of scientists working to bring the promise of quantum computers […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Computers 101: Can You Identify These?

    Can you guess what devices are in the images below? The images come in pairs. The first will be a close up. Try to guess what you are looking at before scrolling down to the next one, which will show a zoomed-out version. What is this storage device? (hint: storage) Magnetic core memory was the main […]

  • COMPUTERS
    A quest for the mother of all computers

    Kevin Resch, acting director of the Institute for Quantum Computing, overlooks a light experiment in the quantum optics lab. – Vanessa Tignanelli,Record staff Martin Laforest, head of scientific outreach at the Institute for Quantum Computing, expects to see quantum supremacy within five years. – Vanessa Tignanelli,Record staff Martin Laforest, head of scientific outreach at IQC, […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Your own home garden

    Bengaluru earned its sobriquet of ‘Garden City’ quite naturally all those years ago. But now, a strong effort needs to be made to help us hold on to that title. Of course, it helps when most people you meet tend to have a love for plants. It’s heartening to see little pots and bottles lining […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Vuyo Dabula reveals how he deals with all the attention

    Actor Vuyo Dabula has opened up about having to introspect to avoid getting sucked into all the attention he received on a daily basis especially from female fans. Speaking to Anele on Real Talk with Anele‚ the actor admitted one of the most dangerous things that could happen to a famous personality was too much […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    TSA places stricter screening for carry-on electronics

    BlackBerry KEYone The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will be implementing new procedures for any flights originating from, going to, or flying within the Unites States. You’ll have to place all electronics “larger than a cellphone” into separate bins for X-ray screening. The TSA says this new procedure allows its agents to get clearer x-ray images. […]

  • COMPUTERS
    People are already replacing their desktop computers with smartglasses

    In the tech industry, “dogfooding” is a common term that describes when companies make their employees use the software and hardware they make, so that bugs can be caught and everyday improvements can be dreamed up before the product ever hits the market. Recently, the most powerful companies in Silicon Valley have shown significant interest in augmented […]