Tag Archives: Friends

T.I. Gifts His Best Friend’s Daughter A New Car

T.I. rewards good work. T.I. and his best friend, Philant Johnson, are still working together, even though one of those men isn’t walking this Earth anymore. Back in 2006, Johnson, who was also the rapper’s assistant, was shot several times and killed by Hosea Thomas. The man would later be sentenced to 66 years behind bars, thanks in part to the ... Read More »

Trek Emonda S5 road bike review: will Lance Armstrong sign my friend’s jersey?

Trek Emonda S5: ‘I’ve always had a soft spot for the brand.’ My friend Adam sent me to Austin, Texas, with a task: “Can you get Lance Armstrong to sign my US Postal Service jersey?” It’s like asking someone going to Newcastle if they can persuade Gazza to autograph an old Magpies shirt. Austin is a big place. Almost a ... Read More »

BigScreen Lets You Chill With Your Friends in Virtual Reality

You can enjoy all kinds of experiences with virtual reality (VR) headsets, but what if you wanted to gun down your opponents in Call of Duty or enjoy an episode of House of Cards without taking the headset off? BigScreen – a new VR app developed by Y Combinator alumni and CEO Darshan Shankar along with co-founder Hayden Lee – ... Read More »