Setting up an iPad for coding is my greatest feat as a computer user

A few months ago, I detailed my process for setting up a Pixelbook to code on. It wasn’t easy or simple or straightforward, but it worked in the end: I had all the power and flexibility of Linux, access to my favorite code editor (VS Code), and, of course, the slick web browsing experience that Chromebooks […]

iPhone X, iPhone SE, Other iPhone Models Available With Up to 50 Percent Discount With Exchange, Other Offers

Indian mobile retail chain Sangeetha Mobiles is offering up to 50 percent off on the purchase of iPhonemodels, including the iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, and iPhone SE. While it might sound like an unbelievable offer, it does come with its fair share of caveats. The offer price is a combination of HDFC EMI cashbacks, exchange discounts, and the retailer’s […]

Century’s Search For A Web Design Company Comes Up Empty

The Town of Century wants a new website, but there were no responses to advertisements seeking proposals. In early January, the town published a request for legal notice proposal for website redesign, hosting and support in the Tri-City Ledger and the Pensacola News Journal. The proposals were due by 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. By 10:35 a.m., no proposals had […]

Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Smartphone Deals Detailed, Up to 80 Percent Off on Laptops, Cameras, and More

Flipkart has announced its Republic Day Sale just a day after arch rival Amazon revealed the dates of the next edition of its Great Indian Sale. No surprises for guessing, the two e-commerce sales will clash: the Flipkart sale will begin on January 21 and end on January 23, while the Amazon sale will begin the same day but end on January […]

The Big Sick Star Kumail Nanjiani Opens Up About Wife’s Illness, The Inspiration Behind Film

Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily Gordon in Los Angeles (Image courtesy: AFP) Last year, Kumail Nanjiani released his first feature film, The Big Sick, to wide acclaim. It’s based on the real-life love story of Nanjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon, who co-wrote the movie. Eight months into dating Nanjiani, Gordon got sick and […]

Ryanair is hiring 125 pilots to clean up its cancellations ‘mess’ — and could force 500 existing pilots to change holiday plans

Ryanair is hiring 125 pilots to avoid additional flight cancellations and could force 500 existing pilots to change holiday plans. According to Sky News, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said on Thursday that that the firm would recruit 125 pilots in the next week or two and increase pay for others. He also said the airline is […]

Essential Ends Up Sharing User Information Thanks to Bungled Verification Email

Andy Rubin, the CEO of Essential Products, has apologised after a misconfigured email was sent to people who pre-ordered the Essential Phone seeking photo ID (such as driving licences, state ID, passport) information. Because of the email misconfiguration, customers who replied to the email with their personal information ending up sending it to all those who had […]

How to Set Up Your Own Spotify Rival to Stream Music for Free

If you’re looking to get your music fix today, chances are you’ll open up a streaming service such as Spotify, or Apple Music. But despite the ubiquity of these apps, there are artists who maintain exclusivity on their work: Jay Z’s 4:44 is still not on Spotify, Beyoncé’s Lemonade is only on Tidal, and Adele’s 25 didn’t hit […]

Spice launches 8 mobiles priced up to Rs 9,500

A joint venture of Transsion Holdings and Spice Mobility today launched an all-new portfolio of eight mobile devices including five feature phones and three smartphones. The new product portfolio offers aesthetically designed and stylish phone with features that would stand out and appeal to the youth. The phones have been priced between Rs 850 and […]