• COMPUTERS
    Quantum Computing Will Change Everything, and Sooner Than You Expect

    When we say an emerging technology represents a “paradigm shift,” it’s often hyperbole. In the case of quantum computers, it’s an understatement. In traditional computing—everything from PCs to ATMs to smartphones—all data is represented in bits that exist in one of two states: 0 or 1, off or on. In quantum computing, bits can be 0, […]

  • NEWS
    iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Review

    HIGHLIGHTS iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are powered by Apple’s new A11 Bionic chip They come with significant camera performance improvements Wireless charging is now supported as well It’s not very often that two new iPhone models are upstaged at their own launch, but that’s exactly what happened at Apple’s September event this year. […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Of grace and grandeur

    Pitted and dented, with silvery scars from many fillings on its surface, an elderly bronze pot, blackened with age, was gathering dust in a store room. During the renovation of Comath House on C.O. Madhavan Road, Pattoor, Sheela Mohan, came across the pot and fell in love with it. She got it polished and buffed […]

  • Super savers: meet the coupon queen and the cashback king

    Holly Smith: ‘Brands often offer coupons on their Facebook pages.’ Holly Smith: online bargain-hunting led to life as a full-time coupon queen It has been four years since Great Yarmouth resident Smith, 32, paid full price for anything at the supermarket. “It all started one night when I couldn’t sleep,” she says. “I got up […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    New Orleans home and garden events, Sept. 23, 2017

    Learn about birdwatching on Saturday at Longue Vue House and Gardens. Shown, a Northern Cardinal. BIRDING FOR BEGINNERS: 8 a.m., Longue Vue, 7 Bamboo Road. Learn the fundamentals of birding from Wendy Rihner, of the Orleans Audubon society. Binoculars required. $10. onguvue.com GROWING GARDENERS: 10 a.m. New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes for kids, Children ages […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Check out our Home and Garden page!

    Find stories in Thursday’s print edition offering five simple tips for making your home safer to prevent falls and ideas for fast-growing vegetables if you still want to get a little gardening done before it gets too cold. You’ll also find ads for local businesses offering everything from tree trimming and roofing services to mattresses. […]

  • ALL DEALS
    All the Places with Free Burgers and Special Deals for National Cheeseburger Day

    Monday, September 18, is National Cheeseburger Day. As you’d guess, restaurants all over the country are celebrating the event with special deals and discounts on cheeseburgers. McDonald’s and Burger King aren’t participating (at least not on a national level), but many other burger chains have great promotions. There are free cheeseburger upgrades, cheeseburger eating challenges, special […]