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How to manage your digital music library

Credit: Thinkstock The music industry is racing towards streamed distribution, but many of us have built up sizeable music collections. I certainly have, and I spent weeks ripping my old CD library a few years back (and then repeated the job when I realized that 128Kbps MP3s weren’t going to cut it). And if you prefer to own your music, ... Read More »

Now, an Algorithm to Teach Robots How to Behave Like a Human in Certain Situations

Scientists have developed a new machine-learning algorithm to help robots display appropriate social behaviour in interactions with humans. Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are making virtual and robotic assistants increasingly capable in performing complex tasks, researchers said. For these “smart” machines to be considered safe and trustworthy collaborators with human partners, however, robots must be able to quickly assess a ... Read More »

How People In Riot-Hit Saharanpur Are Getting Around The Internet Ban

On 25 May, local authorities in the Saharanpur district of western Uttar Pradesh blocked mobile internet services following caste violence between Dalits and Thakurs. The Saharanpur police said it had suspended Internet services to prevent “outsiders” from “instigating locals with WhatsApp and Facebook posts”. Yet, the locals have found a way to circumvent the ban already. The Hindustan Times reports ... Read More »

Are the gadgets you use slowing down? Here’s how to keep your digital devices in top shape

Just like you, your devices need to be regularly checked for existing or potential problems. The issue is that many people tend to keep using their device without maintenance until an issue arises. Karan Bajaj & Hitesh Raj Bhagat show you how to keep your PC, MAC, iOS & Android in top shape. Keep a check on heating There can ... Read More »

How technology is transforming the way airlines handle your luggage

In the airport of the not-too-distant future, a passenger will be able to walk into the terminal, scan their face to check-in, drop-off their luggage at a self-service kiosk and then track its journey to their plane in nearly real-time from their smartphone. Already, technology is transforming the airline luggage experience and making it increasingly likely your bag will end ... Read More »

How To Promote Your Small Business

All of us would love to be entrepreneurs who own our own businesses and don’t call anyone else our boss. However, owning a successful small business if often easier said than done. Most people have tons of ideas of businesses that they’d someday like to launch, but they fail to understand just how much work goes into getting a business ... Read More »

How to fly with your gadgets

Main image credit: British Airways Inflight entertainment is dead. Or is it? It’s long been presumed that tablets and laptops were making seat-back screens on long-haul flights increasingly pointless, but new restrictions announced by the US and UK make flying with gadgets increasingly complex. For leisure travellers, it’s mostly about keeping a tablet or smartphone charged, and propped up for ... Read More »

Kitchen Renovation: How to Avoid Serious Headaches

Renovating any space in your home can be a difficult job, but among the hardest in the house is the kitchen. The fact is that the kitchen is one of the first spaces the average homeowner wants to renovate though. After all, that’s probably where you spend a great deal of time with you family and friends at home. Updating ... Read More »

How to be the party princess

Sequins have become a tad cliché and black is definitely boring and uninspiring for the party season. However, that doesn’t mean you have to ditch the metallics completely. Just the right hint of the jewel tones is enough to be the toast of the party circuit. We ask stylists and designers to suggest nifty looks for the festive month. Avoid ... Read More »

How a Trump administration could shape the internet

Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online—not to mention how much privacy you have while you’re at it. Republicans who generally oppose regulation seem likely to take charge at the Federal Communications Commission, the government’s primary telecom regulator. That alone could mean the end ... Read More »