Why is Apple so expensive? | CNBC Explains

Why is Apple so expensive? | CNBC Explains

This laptop, cell phone, tablet and headphones together cost more than $3,500, that's about the same as two and a half months rent for the average American. Let’s face it. Apple products have never been cheap. And the cost of some of its products has increased dramatically over time. Just look at how the price of the iPhone has increased over the years. What started at $499 in 2007, now starts at $999. So what makes these products so pricey? Well, some say, it boils down to no other reason than ...

Google Stadia wants to be the Netflix of gaming

Google Stadia wants to be the Netflix of gaming

- So now we are focused on our next big effort, which is to build a game platform for everyone. - Google, this week, announced a bold vision for the future of gaming. It's a cloud gaming platform called Stadia and it's the culmination of years of work the company has been doing around networking technology and streaming video. Essentially, Google wants to build the Netflix of video games. That way, you could play any game on any screen, any time you wanted, regardless of what physical hardware y...

What's inside a TV?

What's inside a TV?

- Oh, hi there! I'm just pushing a TV down the road. Just your normal, everyday "take your TV on a walk." (laughs) No, we picked up this TV from a neighbor. They were gonna get rid of it, and we thought, "Let's take it and cut it open and see what's inside." So, unfortunately, I have to do the walk of shame, and walk past all my neighbors, looking like I'm stealing a giant TV. I feel like, at some point, the cops are gonna pull up and ask me if that's my TV. So we've got this TV in our garage an...

A NETFLIX TV?! Sony Master Series OLED A9F!

A NETFLIX TV?! Sony Master Series OLED A9F!

- Hey guys, it's Justine and today we are checking out the brand new Sony Master Series A9F OLED TV. It is right here, it's in front of me. I'm excited because my sister and I actually got a chance to see this at their New York Launch Event a few months ago, and since then I have been waiting very very patiently. So today is the day where we actually get to unbox it and set it up right here behind me. Sony wanted to create a TV that preserved the creator's intent. So I make videos for a living, ...

How to get on a bike

How to get on a bike

Mounting a bicycle is the one topic everyone who has ever ridden a bike can relate to. If you’re a beginner, you might start with both legs over the top tube and then step on to the pedals like this. As a short person I’m rarely clearing any top tube, and if I’m being honest this method just seems to require a lot of unnecessary steps. The quickest way to get on a bike is to just jump on, either by landing directly on to the pedals, or directly on to the seat. While jumping on is quick, I wouldn...

10 Bike Products Ranging from Terrible to Great

10 Bike Products Ranging from Terrible to Great

In the Southeastern US, we’re already seeing hints of Spring. But the trails are still too wet to ride. So today we’ll take to the garage and examine another 10 products, for mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Let’s get started. The Bomber Strap is a mini tailgate pad that holds a single mountain bike, and that makes it a pretty unique product. But it’s not for everyone. For one, the bomber strap costs as much as a normal tailgate pad which can hold many bikes. It also leaves your tailgate...

Epic Bike Check! - The whole squad and more

Epic Bike Check! - The whole squad and more

Today I’m going to show you guys my squad. As you may have seen, my house is pretty small with no garage, so my bikes stay in this closet. I’ve emptied it so you can see. There are a total of 6 bike hooks in here, but I have more like 10 bikes. The other bikes stay in a storage locker, which is ridiculous, but that’s my reality at this very moment. Today we’ll be talking only about the bikes you see most on this channel. Here we have the Trek 4900. This one gets asked about a lot since it was in...

10 Bike Hacks in a Pinch

10 Bike Hacks in a Pinch

10 Bike Hacks If you’ve ever carried your bike through your house or apartment like this, you know how difficult it can be to navigate tight spaces. So next time do it like a pro mechanic: Turn your bike upright. This gives your bike a smaller footprint and reduces its turning radius, keeping your home free of disaster. If you need to get up a step, just nudge the seat with your knee. Zip ties are useful for all sorts of emergencies, so many of us keep them in our bags. But if you ride without a...

How to Buy a Mountain Bike

How to Buy a Mountain Bike

- [Narrator] Look at you. You're a mediocre sack of garbage that's stuck in a dead-end job with nothing in life to make you happy. Even the bird thinks you're a loser. (bird squeaking) It's time for a change. Go outside. See those kids? They're having the time of their lives riding their bikes. They know what's up. You'll never be as fun as those kids. Unless you bought a mountain bike. Go to the store and listen to a guy who has no idea what he's talking about try to sell you a bike. Pick a bik...

Building the Ultimate $200 MacBook

Building the Ultimate $200 MacBook

- Hey, guys, this is Austin. You may have caught a video where I tried to game on this $200 MacBook, and it actually kind of worked, but today, we're here with part two, where I'm going to give it a few choice upgrades. So this is a 2009 white MacBook, outfitted with a blisteringly fast Core 2 Duo processor, four gigabytes of RAM, and currently NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics. That might not sound impressive, but this guy's actually still fully supported on the latest version of MacOS High Sierra,...