• I'm in love with Astell&Kern's crooked, beautiful, ridiculously expensive MP3 player

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    It may be old-fashioned, but I find dedicated MP3 players wonderful little devices. I've used tons over the years and I'm glad to see they live on in some fashion, even if it's as an objet d'art jammed with audiophile knick-knacks a $700 price tag: Astell&Kern's A&norma SR15 .
    Look at that thing! The ground of the tech world is littered with anonymous-looking lozenges made to appeal to as many people as possible. Then you have this thing.
    What a design choice, to tilt the screen like that and form the rest of the device from prism-like complementary rectangles! The site even has a “design...
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  • Both of these 21-year-old twins landed full-time jobs at Apple - here's how it happened, and their best interview advice

    Both of these 21-year-old twins landed full-time jobs at Apple - here's how it happened, and their best interview advice

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Cameron and Tyler Haberman - twin brothers - have just graduated from University of California, Berkeley, and are both headed to work in finance at Apple.
    The brothers said their Apple interviews got off to rocky starts.
    But the Haberman twins recovered and landed their dream internships, which turned into jobs. Here's their best advice for acing an interview.
    Apple is the most valuable company in the world, and the makers of the single most popular smartphone in the world. So it's not surprising to learn that getting a job there isn't easy.
    So it's noteworthy that as of September, the...
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  • Budweiser created a beer based on a 261-year-old recipe in George Washington's journal - here's the verdict

    Budweiser created a beer based on a 261-year-old recipe in George Washington's journal - here's the verdict

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Budweiser has created a beer based on a recipe in George Washington's journal from the 1750s.
    The beer is brewed by veterans at Budweiser, with profits going to the nonprofit Folds of Honor.
    We tested the beer and were impressed - despite one person's criticism that it is "clear that brewing has evolved" since 1757.
    Budweiser is bringing back a beer straight from George Washington's journal.
    Earlier in May, Budweiser unveiled the "Budweiser Freedom Reserve Red Lager." The beer is based on a recipe from George Washington's personal military journal, which dates back to 1757.
    Washington is...
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  • A 25-year-old landed behind bars after pretending to be a 17-year-old high school student

    A 25-year-old landed behind bars after pretending to be a 17-year-old high school student

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley, 25, was arrested Friday after posing as a 17-year-old student at two separate Dallas high schools.
    School district officials believe Gilstrap-Portley enrolled in an attempt to revive his basketball career.
    Gilstrap-Portley, who has since posted bond, allegedly dated a 14-year-old classmate during his time at Hillcrest High School.
    Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley, 25, was arrested on Wednesday for posing as a 17-year-old student at two separate high schools in Dallas.
    The Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday that Gilstrap-Portley became a student at Skyline...
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