Intel 760p Series SSD review

The start of affordable NVMe solid-state storage Our biggest pet peeve with computing nowadays – aside from the price of graphics cards being too damn high, thanks to bitcoin mining – is the lack of affordable and fast NVMe solid-state storage. Thankfully, that’s starting to change this year, and Intel’s new 760p Series SSD has us absolutely…

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

The term warlight was used to describe the dimmed lights that guided emergency traffic during London’s wartime blackouts. The word aptly describes the atmosphere of this haunting, brilliant novel from Ondaatje (The Cat’s Table), set in Britain in the decades after WWII, in which many significant facts are purposely shrouded in the semidarkness of history. The narrator,…

Civilization 6: Rise And Fall A New Era

The Ages system works brilliantly with Civ VI’s emphasis on careful planning and building a well-rounded civilization regardless of the victory condition you’re working towards. A wide variety of accomplishments contribute to your score, from clearing Barbarian outposts and building Wonders to being the first civilization with a complex form of government. If you lean…

The Best Drones

After 25 hours of research and several days of real-world flight and photography with nine leading models, we’ve found that the DJI Mavic Pro is the best drone for most aspiring aerial photographers and videographers. It matches or beats similarly priced competitors in image quality, ease of flight, and autopilot modes, but it really stands out for…

Indian student designs Segway-style wearable electric personal transporter

Segway-style personal mobility vehicles always tend to look extra geeky to us. For us, they are the future of transportation where geeks will get around sans polluting the surroundings. This is exactly what an Indian design student Bimal Rajappan wants to convey with his concept of a Segway-inspired personal mobility vehicle that was the most radical concept…