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Real estate options: Where should you invest in 2019?

With scarcely available ready A-grade rent-yielding commercial assets being taken up fast and the housing market no longer offering the kind of returns it did a few years ago, investors are now turning to other options such as warehousing, co-living, co-working spaces and even student housing to get the best bang from the buck. There is a major shift from investors ... Read More »

iOS 12.1 exploit lets you bypass the lockscreen and access contacts

Apple just released iOS 12.1 that aims to fix some irritating issues such as the “soft selfies” bug on the new iPhone XS and XS Max and also brings the controversial throttling feature for the iPhone X and iPhone 8. But that it also comes with a lockscreen exploit that lets you access contacts without unlocking the phone. Just hours ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Head of Devices Considers It a ‘Responsibility’ to Help You Unplug

The revelation hit Yusuf Mehdi when he was cleaning out his garage. The corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Modern Life and Devices team used part of a three-month sabbatical to tackle some low-tech chores around the house. Untethered from his phone, the tasks sparked a newfound appreciation for the value of focusing on one thing and just getting it done. It may ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 5Z vs OnePlus 6: Which One Should You Buy?

Is there more to the Asus ZenFone 5Z (left) than a lower price tag than the OnePlus 6? We find out HIGHLIGHTS Both phones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC The ZenFone 5Z has better cameras, stereo speakers, and a headset The OnePlus 6 is water resistant and uses OxygenOS based on Android 8.1 Up until now, the OnePlus ... Read More »

Banks or NBFCs: Where should you take your education loan from?

Graphic: Mint It is said that education is the biggest wealth that one can accumulate, but getting quality higher education is increasingly becoming expensive. However, people are still going ahead and funding their children’s education, often with the help of education loans. One indicator of higher spends on higher education is the average ticket size of education loans (see graph). ... Read More »

Google Calendar Adds ‘Out of Office’ Entry Type, Lets You Restrict Your Working Hours

HIGHLIGHTS Google Calendar has added a ‘Out of office’ entry type There is also an option to restrict your working hours Both new developments will be available for all G Suite users Google Calendar has received a new ‘Out of office’ entry type and an option to customise working hours to help you better balance between your work and personal time. ... Read More »

You Can Order Caster Wheels in a Safe and Secure Manner

When it comes time to order parts for your business, you need a reliable source. This is an issue that has plagued business owners for centuries. Ordering parts has always been a major concern for obvious reasons. The advent of the world wide web has streamlined the ordering process in ways that were unimaginable even a few short years ago. ... Read More »

Big Read: How your social media followers can make you rich

Dr Sommer Kapitan a Senior lecturer in marketing at Auckland University of Technology talks about the influencer marketing industry and how does it compare to the US, UK markets Lighting on, adjust the object, smile, click. Uploading a photo to Instagram can be the first step in putting a product, and a brand, centre stage on social media – particularly ... Read More »

Can smart cooking gadgets make you a better cook?

For some, it was Julia Child who taught them how to put a meal on the table. Later on came Saturday mornings watching Ina Garten or Emeril Lagasse. But for future generations of home cooks, it’s not going to be a celebrity chef or even some viral Facebook video that will teach them how to cook dinner: It’ll be their ... Read More »

How to Read a Deleted WhatsApp Message Someone Sent You

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp “Delete for Everyone” can be thwarted The new method requires third-party app, or stock widgets The deleted messages can be accessed via notification log WhatsApp, one of the most widely used instant messaging apps, rolled out “Delete for Everyone” feature recently. But do deleted messages really disappear from the phone? A new report claims that WhatsApp messages that are deleted are actually ... Read More »