Monthly Archive: November 2017

HTC U11 Life review

HTC isn’t a company afraid to try new things. In the last few years several of these haven’t panned out too well, like the HTC U Ultra’s second touchscreen, but the HTC U11 Life...

Lumo Run

Runners who want to run faster often focus first on metrics such as pace, distance and heart rate in training.  They look at how well the engine is performing and try to improve that,...

Google Home Max

The Google Home Max turns the Google Assistant into your very own personal DJ. Well, the same can be said about the Google Home and the Google Home Mini, but the Max is the...

Fossil Q Accomplice

The Fossil Q Accomplice fuses basic smarts with the traditional look of a watch, providing a low-key hybrid timepiece that will nudge you when you get a notification. For those interested in the useful...

Google Apps for Work (G Suite) 2016 review

[Editor’s Note: What immediately follows is a rundown of the latest developments and features Google has added to Apps for Work (G Suite) since this review was first written.] November 2017 Google Sites was...

Intex Elyt Dual

The budget smartphone category has evolved a lot in the past few years. The phone makers are now trying to put the once flagship exclusive features on budget handsets. The credit goes to Chinese...

How to talk to kids about sexual harassment

After the news broke early Wednesday that Matt Lauer, now the former host of the “Today” show, was fired for what NBC called “inappropriate sexual behavior,” I found myself starting the morning with yet...

Training men and boys to honor women

Using hashtags such as #IHearYou, #IWillSpeakUp and #HowIWillChange, they are pledging to treat women with respect and challenge other men when they don’t. If men need help keeping their pledge, the good news is...

Sony WI-1000X

Sony’s excellent WH-1000XM2 are the gold standard when it comes to active noise cancelling headphones but for some, the over-ear design may be a dealbreaker. If you wear glasses or plan on being active,...

Chuwi LapBook Air

In recent months we’ve seen several laptops derive their inspiration from Apple’s iconic MacBook range. The Jumper EZBook 2 looks like a 13-inch MacBook Air while the Xiaomi Air 12 borrows heavily from the...

What is bombogenesis?

You may have heard or read about a storm undergoing “bombogenesis.” What exactly does that weather term mean? In simple terms, bombogenisis is a storm that undergoes rapid strengthening. The vast majority of such...