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The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” However, when it …

Using Street View and Geocoding in your Android app

Today, Google Maps is easily one of the world’s most popular mapping services, allowing millions of users to plan their journeys, discover new places to visit, and get a taste of what it’s <i>really</i> like to walk around places they may have never even visited.<p>We’ve already looked at how you can use the …

iOS Programming

Huawei Mate 9 now on sale at Amazon

We’ve seen some solid deals on the Huawei Mate 9 in the past, but today’s sale brings the Android flagship to an even lower price.<p>The Huawei Mate 9 …

How I turned my Samsung Galaxy S8 into a Microsoft phone

Microsoft's new mobile effort revolves around bringing the best of Windows 10 to Android and iOS. Now that Windows 10 Mobile is all but dead, it's …

Windows 10

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Android News

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Adventure<p>Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

Hiking

LG's focus on the V30 cameras is great for pros and amateurs

Almost every phone these days comes with at least an adequate camera. Some, like the Samsung Galaxy S8 have <i>exceptional</i> cameras, but it takes a phone …

Mobile Photography

Best Fall Trips 2017

Let your wanderlust heat up as temperatures cool down.<p>Summer’s winding down, and that means cooler weather and new possibilities for the perfect getaway. Here are our top 10 fall trips this year, inspired by our own National Geographic Expeditions and Lodges.<p><b>SEE SACRED BIRDS AND RITUAL DANCES:</b> …

Get prepared; spectacular fall foliage is expected in New England this year

There are few places on earth as beautiful as New England in autumn and 2017 has all the signs of being a landmark year for fall foliage. If you love walking beneath the vibrant reds and oranges of the changing trees, it may time to prepare yourself for a road trip.<p>The prediction comes from Yankee …

New England

The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks. While the snacks and tools you pack for a drive through Namibia's deserts might be slightly different than, say, Hawaii's Road to Hana, the joy is all the same. Here, 13 of the best road trips in the world, whether you're looking to stop at …

Off-the-beaten-track destinations for epic adventures

Some places have become all but synonymous with a particular sort of adventure: think of surfing in Australia, trekking in Nepal or hiking in Canada.<p>But once you’ve sampled these classic experiences in their spiritual homes, where else should you head for thrills on your travels?<p>In this excerpt …

El Salvador

Unmissable adventures around the world

Hike, climb, cycle, surf, canoe... there are countless ways to explore a country if you've got a taste for adventure. But which of these pulse-quickening experiences fall into the 'don't-leave-without' category?<p>In this excerpt from Lonely Planet’s <i>Atlas of Adventure</i>, we look at some of the …

The best things in Schweiz are free: Switzerland on a budget

The mere idea of travelling around Switzerland on the cheap might make you roll your eyes in disbelief—after all, the nation regularly tops polls of the world’s most expensive countries.<p>But with a little canny planning, some clever timing and a shrewd knack for cost cutting, Switzerland’s …

How do I copy contacts between my phone, SIM Card or SD card on Samsung smartphone device? | Samsung Support UK

The below steps will show you how to change where you store your contacts <b>within</b> your device (device storage, SIM or SD card).<p>If you are looking for …

Side by Side Comparison: Digital Photography Review

Lost in Leh: travel bloggers share top tips for visiting the unique Indian destination

A pair of travel bloggers have offered a selection of useful tips and suggestions for anyone thinking of visiting the unique destination of Leh in the Jammu and Kashmir region of India, as well as sharing some seriously wanderlust-inducing images.<p>Standing at an altitude of between 2,300 to 5,000 …

World Peace

Why Tesla is overhyped — and overvalued

Tesla and the deep problems with “disruption” theory.<p><i>Tesla’s long-awaited Model 3, its first mass-market offering, has finally arrived. In June, Brent Goldfarb assessed the company’s prospects:</i><p>Silicon Valley investors love to talk about “disruption” — they are besotted with the storyline of small, …

Kodi: Everything you need to know about the streaming app

Kodi is an open-source media center app that's been developed and built out over the past decade. Its latest build is one of the most complete media …

Raspberry Pi

EU roaming is now free – what you need to know

The EU’s long running attempts to abolish roaming charges for customers across Europe have finally been fruitful, with carriers across the block set to drop roaming charges for hundreds of millions of prepaid and postpaid customers.<p><i>Read Next:</i> Travel SIM cards and local options that will save you …

Telecoms

The best action cameras you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>First-person photography and videography grow in popularity every day. But why? Bear with us for a minute, because here's where a …

Videography

Antelope Canyon

Escape from Xi'an: Hiking Hua Shan, China's sacred Taoist peak

A city of historic drum towers and roasting lamb skewers, historic Xi'an is often more evocative of Central Asia and the Silk Road than the Middle Kingdom. Yet just on the edge of the Wei Valley is a holy mountain whose Taoist temples and legendary precipices are centuries older than even the …

Hiking

The best flashlight

<i>By Doug Mahoney</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending three weeks …

New Epic Route Will Connect 17 National Parks

Adventure<p>This “Route of Parks” in Chile will ultimately be 1,500 miles long.<p>In 1976, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet ordered the construction of Route 7, an ambitious new roadway that would stretch some 770 miles through Patagonia’s relatively unpopulated lands of southern Chile. This remarkable …

Hiking in Southeast Asia: 7 Treks to Inspire Your Next Trip

Southeast Asia is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. High volcanic peaks, cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests, and …

Why all HDR on TVs isn't the same

With the amount of high dynamic range video you can watch growing by the day, and more and more people recognizing the "HDR" abbreviation as something new (and potentially cool), TV manufacturers are jumping at the chance to show they're on top of this latest trend. For several years HDR has only …

The best 4K TVs you can buy for 2018

The evolution of television to 4K has picked up speed over the last 12 months and many of the sets you now see on sale incorporate this latest step in television technology.<p>But what exactly is 4K? In the simplest terms, 4K TV offers four times as many pixels as your old HD model, therefore offering …

Televisions

Best TVs of 2018

With prices still falling and more movies and TV series being presented in 4K and high-dynamic range (HDR), this might be the year you decide to buy …

Raja Ampat: a quick guide to visiting the idyllic Papuan archipelago

Picture a tropical archipelago of steep, jungle-covered islands, glittering white-sand beaches, hidden lagoons and luminous turquoise waters. Now throw in pristine coral reefs inhabited by clouds of tie-dyed fish. Place it in a remote corner of Indonesia largely unknown to foreign tourists, and you …