• COMPUTERS
    Lenovo Legion Y520 Review

    HIGHLIGHTS The Legion Y520 is available in two variants with different GPUs Most games run very well at 1920×1080 using High quality settings The Legion Y520 is cool and quiet, but has a flimsy lid The gaming laptop segment is exploding right now, bucking a general downward trend in the PC business. This is one of the few […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Deliberating on innovations in electronics and communication

    The Guru Nanak Institutions started its two-day International Conference on Innovations in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ICIECE) at its campus in Ibrahimpatnam on Friday. This sixth International Conference, which is supported by DRDO, IETE, was attended by scores of technocrats, delegates, researchers, faculty and students in its spacious indoor auditorium. Dr H S Saini, Managing […]

  • CLOTHING
    The Artist Who Creates Portraits With a Clothing Iron

    IRONING HAS NEVER BEEN SO cool. Benjamin Shine, an artist who splits his time between London and Sydney, has become a pioneer in what he calls “painting fabric”—using irons to create portraits in cloth. As a member of a family of garment manufacturers and a one-time employee of a fashion company, Shine has long seen the […]

  • ALL DEALS
    SoftBank’s Son Finally Explains How All Those Deals Fit Together

    Masayoshi Son has had a busy year even by the standards of Japan’s most prolific investor. On Thursday in Tokyo, he took time to explain how it all fits together. In the past six months, SoftBank Group Corp. has invested in businesses ranging from ride sharing, co-working and robotics to agriculture, cancer detection and autonomous driving. The 59-year-old […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Back to the future for Tour of Homes

    Simplicity by Hayden Homes will debut a tiny house on the Tour of Homes running July 22-30 in Eugene, Springfield, Coburg and Veneta. The 600-square-foot home is in a new subdivision of homes less than 1,064 square feet in size. (Kelly Lyon/The Register-Guard) This year’s Tour of Homes running July 22-30 in Lane County may […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash

    Image: Gizmodo Do you have an old but functioning PC collecting dust in your closet? An iPhone 6 that you no longer use? You know it’s time to let them go, but getting rid of your old electronics can be tough. Throwing them away is irresponsible, and giving them away can be hard to swallow even […]

  • The Paper Coupon Makes a Comeback

    “Paper coupons are cool again,” reports Marketplace, and being from the printing industry, we won’t complain. We’ve written about the rapidly growing direct mail industry and the benefits of developing print and digital communications that work together harmoniously. Now, in an article from Marketplace, which highlights the benefits that marketers are seeing from printed coupons, it’s evident that other industries […]

  • CLOTHING
    KFC has launched a clothing line…and it looks clucking brilliant

    KFC has launched a fashion line, so dedicated fans of the fast food chain can show their devotion by wearing items in tribute to finger lickin’ chicken. This week, KFC revealed an online shop so fans can buy everything from drumstrick-printed socks to a pillow with Colonel Sanders’ face on it. COVER IMAGES KFC enthusiasts […]

  • COMPUTERS
    The best computers for students

    What would a back-to-school guide be without a healthy dose of computer recs? Other than a small dorm TV, perhaps, it’s the single most expensive investment you’re likely to make as you begin college — and if you’re graduating or pursuing an advanced degree, it’s possible you’ve been waiting patiently for a reason to upgrade.As […]

  • The best computers for students

    What would a back-to-school guide be without a healthy dose of computer recs? Other than a small dorm TV, perhaps, it’s the single most expensive investment you’re likely to make as you begin college — and if you’re graduating or pursuing an advanced degree, it’s possible you’ve been waiting patiently for a reason to upgrade.As […]

  • CLOTHING
    U.K. Retail Sales Rebound as Heat Wave Boosts Clothing Demand

    U.K. retailers received a summer boost last month as sweltering temperatures spurred sales of clothing. The quantity of goods sold in stores and online rose 0.6 percent, more than economists forecast, following a 1.1 percent decline in May, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Thursday. Sales excluding auto fuel jumped 0.9 percent. It […]

  • ALL DEALS
    SoftBank’s Son Finally Explains How All Those Deals Fit Together

    Masayoshi Son has had a busy year even by the standards of Japan’s most prolific investor. On Thursday in Tokyo, he took time to explain how it all fits together. In the past six months, SoftBank Group Corp. has invested in businesses ranging from ride sharing, co-working and robotics to agriculture, cancer detection and autonomous driving. The 59-year-old […]