• 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
    The Netflix of Apps Is Coming – Are You Ready?

    HIGHLIGHTS Ulysses recently switched from a paid up-front to a subscription model Developers need recurring revenue to cover costs There’s already a service that lets you use many apps for a monthly fee Would you pay Rs. 45,000 to own Adobe Photoshop or would you rather shell out around Rs. 750 per month for it? […]

  • ALL DEALS
    8 all you can eat deals in London that are actually good

    Don’t mind if I do (Picture: Getty) Generally speaking, anything advertised as ‘all you can eat’ is to be avoided at all costs, unless you like your dinner with a side portion of salmonella.   That said, London is home to quite a few little-known bottomless menus that are a) good and b) won’t make […]

  • Would you get on a pilotless plane?

    \How comfortable would you feel getting on a pilotless plane? That is the question millions of people may have to ask themselves in the future if they want to jet off on holiday around the world. As we move closer to a world of driverless cars, which have already been on the road in some […]

  • NEWS
    Can the Headspace App Teach You How to Meditate and Be Less Stressed Out?

    HIGHLIGHTS Headspace is a mindfulness app that teaches meditation The app is free but most lessons require a subscription It has a great design, and is very encouraging to newcomers Our world is increasingly becoming digital. We spend most of our time staring at screens, knowing full well that this affects sleep. Stress and insomnia are […]

  • 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
    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
    The best budget laptops you can buy

    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. HP/Business Insider The Insider Pick: Laptops that cost less than $500 don’t have to be low-powered. For evidence, just look at our top pick, the HP Pavilion x360. It offers a […]

  • COUPONS
    Are discounts, coupons and sales really saving you money?

    It is definitely a good deal if you end up saving money on goods that you were already planning to buy. Swati believes that shopping during sales and discounts or using coupons are signs of frugality and indicates judicious use of money. Her logic is that instead of focusing on negotiating or earning more money or investing […]

  • CLOTHING
    Where many of the clothes you throw away end up

    Ever wonder where your clothes go after you discard them? In Western countries, when you donate clothing to charities via shops, collection bags, or clothing banks many are given to those in need or sold in charity shops to raise funds. But what happens to torn or damaged clothes, or items that no one wants […]