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Christmas is more popular search term than the new iPhone – and it’s only September

The festive season beat other contenders for most searched term, including ‘curtains’ and ‘lingerie’ Selfridges The summer holidays may barely be over, but thousands of Brits are already thinking about Christmas, according to the latest data from two of the country’s biggest retailers. “Christmas” was the biggest search term on the John Lewis website in the week ending 10 September, beating ... Read More »

Why tracking your stolen mobile phone may be tougher than ever

NEW DELHI: Once it was true that your mobile phone’s IMEInumber could help police trace it in case it was stolen. The unique number is no longer a comfort. Crooks now have devices that can change the IMEI numbers, and to the concern of police, such tools are easily available in the grey market. IMEI, or International Mobile Equipment Identity, is a unique ... Read More »

The Manual Car Is About More Than Shifting Gears

We need to talk about turn signals. The other day I got into a fight with a Lexus. The GS F we were test-driving is a sleek piece of $85,000 machinery with a snarling 458-hp engine and all the future tech you’d expect. It ate up the I-95 between New York and D.C. in rapid comfort and joy. Except for ... Read More »

Newegg is selling the Surface 3 for less than $300 today

Microsoft stopped production of the Surface 3 in late 2016, but there are still some new units lying around at Newegg. The online retailer is selling the non-Pro version of the Surface 3 for $289 on Tuesday. Now while this deal isn’t quite as good as Newegg’s bundle earlier this month that included a type keyboard, it’s still a great price for the ... Read More »

Astronomers Find Giant Planet That’s Hotter Than Most Stars

HIGHLIGHTS A new planet KELT-9b is hotter than most stars, says a researcher KELT-9b is 2.8 times more massive than Jupiter It is more than twice as large, and nearly twice as hot, as our sun Astronomers have discovered the hottest planet ever known, with a dayside temperature of more than 4,300 degrees Celsius. In fact, this planet, called KELT-9b, ... Read More »

Samsung’s Bixby Assistant Can Beatbox Too, Claims to Be Better Than Apple’s Siri

Samsung recently introduced Bixby Voice, bringing voice command support to the virtual assistant in South Korea. As expected users have started posting videos about their experience with Bixby. While one might expect Bixby to be useful with utilitarian tasks, it turns out Bixby has an entertaining side to it as well. Samsung’s Bixby can be seen showing off its beatboxing ... Read More »

Why, as a Christian, Easter is more important to me than Christmas

Easter is about more than just chocolate (Picture: Getty) How exciting is Christmas? The presents, Christmas specials on TV, the family gathering ‘round the open fire, the food, two bank holidays and, of course, Jesus was born. It’s fantastic and everyone looks forward to it. But to me, it’s Easter that holds the key message for my life. At Christmas, ... Read More »