To demystify the process, we spoke with bike store owners, retailers, and bike commuting advocates. They explained what features to look for in commuter-specific bikes and how much you should be ready to spend. While a top-of-the-line, aerodynamic racing bike can set you back a few grand, the experts we spoke to agreed that you can find a dependable commuting bike in the $350–$750 range. But be wary of anything much cheaper, as they’ll likely have lower-quality parts that will wear out more quickly. Read on for their 16 picks for the best commuter bikes (most are available in men’s and women’s versions) on the market. Because these bikes are all so different, and each rider will have their own specific needs, we organized the suggestions by category — hybrid, upright, and folding — as opposed to choosing one best overall model. … [Read more...] about The 16 best bikes for beginning commuters
It is that time of the year again when the smartphone industry is buzzing with new launches. New phones that promise to deliver everything that a consumer needs, while catering to all the wants of a demanding patron are being released left right and center. While there are many promises made, very few brands stand true to the actual litmus test to deliver a stellar performance. And when it comes to delivering, the one brand that we all know stands super-strong has to be Samsung. The mobile manufacturer is known for building phones that help us Go Monster, and with their newest launch - the Galaxy M31, Samsung just went M-E-G-A! Samsung Galaxy M31 is all set to launch on February 25 and users can barely contain their excitement! The stellar smartphone is packed with punchy features that make it stand out from the crowd. From the Mega 64MP camera to the mammoth 6000mAh Battery and the impressive sAMOLED display, the Galaxy M31 boasts of it all and Samsung just launched its trailer, … [Read more...] about Samsung trump ém all with its #MEGAMonster Galaxy M31: Here’s why it is the best camera smartphone
To call the MacBook Pro, Apple’s ‘problem child’ will be doing it a great disservice. After all, it was a really powerful laptop that was lapped by many a buyer from all over the world. Having said that it wasn’t devoid of issues as most people seemed to be quite unhappy mostly with the keyboard. Then there were throttling issues and some related to the battery as well. If it would be wrong to say that MacBook was a problem child then it won’t be incorrect to say that of all the Apple devices, MacBook was in the news for wrong reasons the most. Apple with its new 16-inch MacBook Pro claims to have addressed them all. There’s a new keyboard, new display size, new speakers to name a few upgrades that Apple has made. At a starting price of Rs 1,99,900, Apple is pitching it to the ‘Pro’ users who want to upgrade from their old MacBooks and switch some high-end Windows users as well. We have been using the 16-inch MacBook Pro as our daily … [Read more...] about Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch) review: Dial M for most-powerful Mac ever
Rookout uses some existing reflection / instrumentation capabilities of each runtime it attaches to, and also has a lot of proprietary techniques per runtime to achieve the right controlled manipulation effect. But of course, some frameworks require special attention (for example AWS Lambda or GitHub Electron). wrapping Lambda functions. So far we haven't required any assistance from framework creators to add support. That said, we'd be happy to collaborate if it's ever necessary, including by contributing to open-source. … [Read more...] about On the Rookout for live data: Instant observability to fix software bugs and open AI black boxes
If you're buying a premium phone, you'll ideally want to use it for a few years and then trade it in or sell it. If the last two years have shown us anything, it's that Pixels' resale value is horrendous — it's unlikely you'll make much money by selling off your Pixel 4 XL in a year or two. Samsung's Galaxy S flagships have fared considerably better in this regard, and you should get better resale value for the S20+ a few years down the line. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus vs. Pixel 4 XL: Which should you buy?