Tag Archives: Good

Too much of a good thing, even Christmas

Too early for Christmas? So here it is. I’m already suffering from Christmas onslaught. And it’s not even September. Dozens of memes a week on our Facebook feeds counting down the dwindling number of weekends left until the big day, trussed-up turkeys glistening at me from posters plastered in shop windows and pubs and restaurants, online pop-ups, those bumper-sized festive ... Read More »

Good to score on South Africa’s tougher pitches: Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan was the second-highest scorer in the recent six-match ODI series in South Africa. Photo: Reuters Murali Vijay (average of 17) and Cheteshwar Pujara (average of 16.66) had forgettable outings against South Africa in the Test series last month. Rohit Sharma (19.50), who is not a regular in the team, got more opportunities to revive his career in this ... Read More »

Blooming good outlook for Queensland Christmas mangoes

Flowering is abundant in far north Queensland but will not necessarily lead to high fruit yields. At the end of the 2016/17 harvest, the Mareeba-Dimbulah region, which kicks off the state’s harvest, had sent off 700,000 fewer trays than originally predicted. It was due to a warm winter that affected flowering, as well as early wet season rain which hampered ... Read More »

Sleep gadgets aim to lure customers craving a good night’s sleep

Pillows that track your snoozing patterns? A bed that adjusts based on how much you twist and turn? Companies are adding more technology into their products, hoping to lure customers craving a better night’s sleep. Some specialized businesses are making gadgets that promise to measure and improve the quality of slumber, while mass-market retailers like Best Buy are offering simpler ideas like the effect ... Read More »

Libratone One Click Bluetooth speaker review: Fun design and very good sound

Libratone marches to a different drummer than most other Bluetooth speaker manufacturers, and that’s fine with me. I liked the Danish company’s cylindrical Zipp speakers when I reviewed them last year, so I’ve been looking forward to hearing the newer—and quirkier—One Click. The One Click derives its name from the touch-sensitive dial on its face. You touch this once to ... Read More »

This week in games: Homeworld’s lost expansion returns, 15 minutes of Beyond Good & Evil 2

E3 is over. Time to settle in for the slow summer months, crank the air conditioning, peruse the Steam Summer Sale, and dream of all the games we’ll be playing in a few months. Mostly Wolfenstein II, I think. And if you need proof the summer’s slow? Look no further than our news wrap-up this week. We’ve got a few ... Read More »

JBL E55BT wireless headphone review: These modestly priced cans deliver strong features and good sound

When you put them on, you tend to forget you’re wearing headphones. Their light weight makes them great for toting along just about anywhere. But their folding options take portability even further. You can fold these JBLs in two different ways—something that’s highly unusual in an over-the-ear headphone. You can twist the ear cups flat to slide them into a ... Read More »

Education Beat: Love ’em to good

I’ve been asked why I love the homeless, the prostitutes, the criminals, the drug addicts, the ones who appear to have lost their way — the “real life Les Miserables” – so much. Indeed, why do I seek them out at night, in the hidden corners of the world? Well, it’s easy to prove that education and hard work are ... Read More »

Virat Kohli Will Come Good In Champions Trophy: Tim Southee

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee backed Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who has struggled in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to come good in next month’s Champions Trophy New Zealand pacer Tim Southee on Saturday backed Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who has struggled in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to come good in next month’s Champions Trophy in England. Kohli, the ... Read More »

Virat Kohli Will Come Good In Champions Trophy: Tim Southee

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee backed Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who has struggled in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to come good in next month’s Champions Trophy New Zealand pacer Tim Southee on Saturday backed Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who has struggled in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to come good in next month’s Champions Trophy in England. Kohli, the ... Read More »