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10 reasons to keep a travel journal

When I was 31, I backpacked alone through Vietnam without a journal. I’d recently purchased a pricey camera, so I enthusiastically snapped hundreds …

5 Questions to Ask About a Friend's Experience Abroad

"So, what are people's reactions to your living-abroad stories?" a friend asked, waiting for hilarity to ensue. After spending the past few years living in a hotel in rural Italy, teaching English in a Malaysian fishing village, and interviewing strangers around London, I had more-than-a-few …

Apple Vows To Make Emojis More Racially Diverse

Many have asked why there are no black emoji characters. Apple said Tuesday the company is working to update the keyboard to be more multicultural.<p>Emoji characters have been standardized by Unicode Consortium since 2010, so as to appear on all computers and mobile devices the same. Other apps offer …

Apple Files Transparent Texting Patent To Help People Who Walk And Text

Sometimes it’s the little things that matter. Like being able to carry on texting without walking into a tree. Apple apparently thinks so anyway.<p>A patent that Cupertino filed back in September 2012 has just surfaced with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (via AppleInsider) that shows the company …

One-Third Of iPhone Users Would Shell Out $100 For Bigger Display

Would you pay an extra $100 for an iPhone “phablet” with a larger display?<p>At least 33% of you would, according to new survey data published by Raymond James analyst Tavis McCourt. The study suggests a third of U.S. iPhone users would be willing to pay an extra hundred bucks for an iPhone with a …

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The Only Creepy Apple Maneuver We'd Be Totally OK With

Anyone who has ever owned an iPhone has probably spent some time complaining about its short battery life. Well, in the future, your iPhone might analyze your daily habits to help conserve battery life.<p>As AppleInsider pointed out Thursday, Apple has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent …

With A New App, Sonos Proves It's Ready For The Competition

If you’re devoted to the practice of steeping yourself in music everywhere you go, you’re likely familiar with Sonos. Maybe the modular home speaker system has pumped tunes to every room of your house for years now. Miraculously, Sonos remains relevant after a decade in the space. (In fact, just …

Apple just might build a stylus for iPads after all

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Apple’s(s aapl) latest patent isn’t one you’d expect; at least not if you think back to Steve Jobs’ thoughts about tablets …

Seagate Backup Plus/Slim portable drive review

A fast portable drive with massive storage space<p><b>The Good</b> The fast and affordable Seagate Backup Plus/Slim has the highest capacity of any portable drive. The drive includes helpful backup software and a free two-year 200GB subscription to Microsoft OneDrive online storage.<p><b>The Bad</b> The two-year …

RoomScan app creates floor plans just by tapping walls

Turn your iPhone into a magic tape measure with this surprisingly adept tool.<p>Shopping for furniture? Need to figure out how much paint you need for a living-room makeover? Planning to sell your house? These and other activities can benefit greatly from having a floor plan, but who's got time to …

BatteryBox portable charger promises to keep the juice flowing even after five years

A new portable battery promises to carry enough juice to charge eight iPhones and keep your MacBook Air going for 12 hours, <i>five years</i> after you buy it. Unlike others that lose their capacity over time, BatteryBox uses a new energy management system called BatteryOS that monitors what's going on …