• COMPUTERS
    The best Apple MacBook laptops for every budget

    It’s pretty easy to buy an Apple laptop: You pick one on the Apple website or store that fits your budget, and you buy it. But if you dig a little deeper into a laptop’s product page, you can find customizable options for certain specs, like the processor, storage space, and RAM. It’s perfect for […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Best 13-inch laptops in India for December 2017

    Thirteen inches. Arguably, it’s the perfect size for a laptop screen. Not too big nor too small, the best 13-inch laptop will sidestep the flimsiness and squint-inducing terror of a smaller notebook, absent the need to intimidate with a gargantuan form factor. They’re not all Windows laptops either; Apple fans will rejoice at the fact […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Tesla Beats Deadline for Building World’s Biggest Battery

    Entrepreneur Elon Musk has won a $50 million (roughly Rs. 324 crores) bet by beating a 100-day deadline for building a giant battery to help South Australia avoid energy blackouts, officials said. State Premier Jay Weatherill said testing of the massive lithium ion battery would begin within days, ahead of the December 1 deadline Musk set for […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Cundall: Plant beans now for a constant summer supply

    Top crop: Once they get going, beans will provide an almost-daily bounty. OF ALL THE summer vegetables, beans are among the easiest to grow because they love a warm-soil start. Production, even in a small area, can be virtually non-stop for up to five months if seeds are sown over the next week. The real […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Plan and budget for a good return on your garden investment

    This April 2010 photo taken near New Market, Va., shows a large supply of vegetables awaiting transplanting into home gardens. Buying supplies in bulk and then dividing them with your neighbors will provide a healthy financial return. (Dean Fosdick via AP) The first of the 2018 seed catalogs will be arriving soon in the mail, […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Sponsored: Fall / Winter gardening tips for new homeowners

    In many parts of the country, the advent of fall and winter means a winding down of garden-related tasks. Protecting outdoor plants, moving pots indoors and prepping bulbs for germination is the sum of it. But in Northern California, with our year-round growing season, gardening activity can rise to a fever pitch in autumn. New […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Carolyn Singer: November in my garden — Savoring fall, preparing for spring

    My kitchen counter has transitioned from the tomatoes and tomatillos of late summer. The new arrangement of hops, shallots, “Sunshine” kabocha and “Trombetta” squashes, walnuts, red serrano peppers, along with a branch of sweet bay, is both a celebration of fall and an anticipation of Thanksgiving family visitors from Boston, San Francisco, Irvine and Sacramento. […]

  • NEWS
    Mixed Dimensions Offers New Plugins for Cura and Daz 3D for More Accessibility in 3D Printing

    Last week, Ultimaker released Ultimaker Cura 3.0, the latest version of the company’s popular open source software. The newest iteration of the software came with several new features, including an option for users to create their own plugins. Several software manufacturers have already created plugins for the new Cura, one of them being Mixed Dimensions, the company […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    WordPress Delivers Second Patch For SQL Injection Bug

    A bug exploitable in WordPress 4.8.2 and earlier creates unexpected and unsafe conditions ripe for a SQL injection attack, exposing sites created on the content management system to takeover. WordPress released WordPress 4.8.3 Tuesday, which mitigates the vulnerability. “This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your […]

  • ALL DEALS
    9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

    Whether you’re looking to manage a budget, organize a guest list for a party or measure something in your home with augmented reality technology, we’ve got you covered with today’s list of paid apps gone free. Plus, if you’re lucky, you might be able to find a few apps that are still free from yesterday’s list as […]