• NEWS
    Fiio X7 Review

    Personal audio players have slowly been losing their appeal, thanks to improvements in audio quality and increasing storage capabilities on smartphones. Options such as the Lenovo Vibe X3 even have special components and functionality meant to improve audio output, and an increasingly large number of smartphones today support high-resolution audio formats up to 24-bit/192KHz. Despite […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Lessons from the small business underdogs

    Competing with the market dominance of Coles and Woolworths is a challenge for small businesses. Competing with the market dominance of Coles and Woolworths is a challenge for small businesses. Photo: Edwina Pickles With a Coles supermarket just 65 metres from the doors of his storefront, independent grocer Patrick LaManna literally stares into the face […]

  • SUCCESS
    The list of successful people who have embraced failure is edifying.

    The key thing about failure is the hard lesson in humility it teaches. The key thing about failure is the hard lesson in humility it teaches. Photo: iStock Failure, according to a Chinese proverb, is the mother of success. Before dismissing this as a Confucian fortune-cookie platitude, it is perhaps worth noting that China has […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Jack+Jules bags-to-riches strategy

    Julie McMahon, left, and Jackie Hegarty plan to grow their bag business in Australia and the US. Julie McMahon, left, and Jackie Hegarty plan to grow their bag business in Australia and the US. Photo: Craig Sillitoe Two American mothers from the Melbourne bayside suburb of Sandringham have started an international company they hope will […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Warts and all podcasts for entrepreneurs

    Emma Clark and Tess McCabe record a podcast called ‘The New Normal’ about parents running creative businesses. Emma Clark and Tess McCabe record a podcast called ‘The New Normal’ about parents running creative businesses. Photo: Pat Scala Once a fortnight Tess McCabe and Emma Clark sit at Clark’s kitchen table and record a podcast about […]

  • PODCASTS
    5 Amazing Podcasts Every Woman Should Be Listening To

    Just like newsletters, podcasts are having a moment. Actually, they’ve been having this moment for a long, long time. But thanks to the likes of addictive podcast craze Serial, even those of us who could never have imagined swapping streaming Beyonce’s latest album on the tube, are considering popping on headphones to listen to people […]

  • PODCASTS
    Apple launches ‘Podcasts Connect’ Web portal for managing digital content

    Apple on Tuesday made it easier for podcaster to validate, publish and manage their content online with the launch of a new iTunes Connect-based Web service called Podcasts Connect. From podcast submission to RSS feed editing, the Podcasts Connect portal keeps a bevy of content management tools — presented in an easy-to-use dashboard style layout […]

  • NEWS
    Five Gadget Gifts Between Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 10,000

    Planning to buy something for a friend or a loved one this Diwali? The best kinds of gifts are the ones that last many years, and a well-timed tech gift could be the hit of the season. There’s a broad range of products that you can buy for someone, and we decided to break this […]

  • NEWS
    Eight Smartphone Features That Deserve an Award

    Yearly software refreshes to mobile operating systems like iOS and Android, along with the constant app updates by developers means that there’s barely any time to stop and think about the amazing convenience our phones bring to us today. There aren’t any formal awards for small features in phones that nonetheless make a big impact, […]