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  • You can now buy a $130 ramen fork that cancels out slurping noises

    October 24, 2017 9:07 PM 78

    We come across a lot of strange (often useless) gear, but every once in a while, a product comes around that feels like it could change someone’s life. The folks at Nissin, a Japanese company that specializes in instant noodles, developed a noise-canceling ramen fork for people who don’t like slurping noises. Ramen connoisseurs are convinced slurping

  • Apple's new premium leather case for the $999 iPhone X costs $99

    October 24, 2017 6:55 PM 96

    If you want Apple's top-of-the-line leather case to go with it, be prepared to spend $100 more. Apple will be selling a leather folio case, which includes a flap that covers the phone's screen, for the iPhone X. Just added to the company's website, the case will come in four colors — a dark "cosmos" blue, taupe, black, and "berry" red — and will cost $99. That's

  • 2018 Chevy Traverse SUP concept proves life's a beach

    October 24, 2017 3:38 PM 80

    It'll be on display at SEMA in Las Vegas, which isn't exactly known for its scenic paddleboarding. Stand-up paddleboarding is apparently becoming A Popular Thing, and Chevrolet wants to capitalize on the trend with its concept for the SEMA show in Las Vegas. It's a shame that Chevrolet didn't turn the Traverse into a stand-up paddleboard. That would

  • Threatening Samsung: Huawei Growing Rapidly in Global Smartphone Market

    October 23, 2017 5:24 AM 95

    Market research firm IDC recently said that Huawei is likely to become the company with the second-largest share in the global smartphone market this year or next year by beating Apple. One year ago, Huawei’s and Apple’s market shares had been 9.4% and 11.9%, respectively. In the second quarter of this year, however, the figures were 11.3% and 12.0%. Huawei

  • Started sales of updated sedan from Nissan

    October 22, 2017 5:47 AM 93

    A key change was the introduction of automatic emergency braking as standard equipment in all trim levels except the versions with the “mechanics” and Nismo. In addition, the basic equipment of the Sentra now comes with a rear vision camera and 5-inch color display with a number of advanced features and configuration SV car has got 16-inch alloy wheels

  • We tested popular minivans from Toyota and Honda to see which is better — and the winner is clear

    October 20, 2017 4:36 PM 77

    It's one of the longest-running competitions in the automotive world. Not Ferrari vs. Lamborghini or Ford vs. Chevy. Nope, it's the Honda Odyssey minivan versus its fellow Japanese counterpart, the Toyota Sienna (for the record, both vehicles, popular with Americans, are made in the USA). We've reviewed both minivans, and we put them up against the other

  • The $1,000 iPhone X is beautiful, but I’m not interested — here’s why

    October 20, 2017 2:31 PM 90

    For $1,000, you get a pocket supercomputer that’s mostly screen. Aside from a tiny notch on the top, the face of the phone is almost entirely touchscreen display. There’s no Home button, and almost no “bezel” (the black frame around the screen). It’s a slick, gorgeous design – no doubt. But, for me, the iPhone X doesn’t appeal to me given how I actually

  • New Zealand's Ardern vows 'government of change'

    October 20, 2017 2:40 AM 90

    WELLINGTON: New Zealand's prime minister-elect Jacinda Ardern promised "a government of change" as she met with leaders of her centre-left Labour Party Friday (Oct 20) to prepare to take power after a stunning election win. The charismatic 37-year-old received a standing ovation from the Labour caucus after forging a coalition with minor parties on Thursday

  • Jacinda Ardern Set to Become World's Youngest Female Leader

    October 20, 2017 1:46 AM 97

    The 37-year-old daughter of a New Zealand police officer is set to join a new generation of leaders overturning the political establishment in some of the world’s most-developed countries. Jacinda Ardern will become the world’s youngest female leader after cutting a deal to form a coalition government in New Zealand. Her swift rise to power, less than three

  • Huawei Mate 10 Lite rolls out in Europe with four cameras

    October 18, 2017 2:06 PM 82

    The Huawei Mate 10 Lite was already revealed to us as the Maimang 6 in China but it’s now official in other regions. The phone is being highlighted with its quad cameras and 18:9 screen, making it more than just a Lite variant of the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro. Unlike the more premium Mate 10 series phones, this Mate 10 Lite boasts a total of four cameras