All the hottest tech you want to be seen with in 2019

There is tech: functional, boasting of specs that run for pages on end and savvy enough for Bruce Wayne’s basement. And then there are gadgets that tick all of these boxes and are designed well enough to be conversation starters – the kind that Shuri would approve of. Here, GQ’s favourite stuff (in no particular order) to optimize your life and keep you looking sharp. Google Home A smart speaker the size of a humidifier, the Home packs surprisingly good sound, the omniscience of Google and an AI assistant that sounds…

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You’ve Never Seen Fried Ice Cream Like This Before

Fried ice cream sounds like a lot of things: A complete disaster and the inspiration for Katy Perry’s Hot N Cold are the first couple that come to mind — but, in reality, it’s neither. (Unless Katy Perry isn’t telling us something.) Turns out, when you drop a ball of ice cream coated in cereal or cookie crumbs into a vat of screaming hot oil, it actually frys instead of melting down into an unrecognizable mess. Sam Chau and his brother Nelson started hawking the dessert at local street fairs seven years…

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OnePlus 5 Seen Defeating iPhone 7 Plus in New Speed Test Video

After the launch of OnePlus 5 earlier this month, a third-party speed test showed that the latest flagship from the company not only boasts capable hardware but comfortably defeats other Android flagships in terms of speed of launching apps. Now, the latest speed test has revealed that OnePlus 5 does not only beat its Android competition but also trumps iPhone in the same aspect. In a video speed test performed by popular YouTube channel PhoneBuff, David Brahimi put up the OnePlus 5 against iPhone 7 Plus in a speed test that involved two laps of launching certain apps…

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Social Seen: Cat Café and Fashion With Compassion

Codie McLachlan hits some of our city’s best bashes to snap photos for our weekly Social Seen column. He is an Edmonton photojournalist. Email your event suggestions to [email protected] or tweet Codie at @fotocodie. Follow Codie on Instagram (@fotocodie) and Facebook (facebook.com/fotocodie) Cat Café Where: Galerie CAVA When: Oct. 22 Who: Aaron Getz and Sarah Hoyles along with Zoe’s Animal Rescue and SAFE Team What: A pop-up café featuring cats and kittens Featuring: 15 adoptable cats and kittens along with locally roasted coffee from Transcend   Fashion With Compassion Gala Where: Shaw Conference Centre When: Oct. 27 What: Fashion show fundraiser…

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In IT City Bengaluru, Boats On Roads, People Seen Fishing After Heavy Rain

BENGALURU:  HIGHLIGHTS Heavy overnight rain in Bengaluru Traffic jams on main roads, fire department uses boats Electronics City, which houses Infosys, totally cut off As Gurgaon near Delhi was battered by the rain into one massive no-go zone,  it had a mirror image  down south in Bengaluru. Incessant overnight rain turned Bengaluru’s formidable traffic jams into a horror story, including on roads near Electronics City, which houses Infosys and thousands of IT workers. The fire department used boats to rescue people who were stranded in the rain waters. On Ring…

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