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Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius

Built Around a Vertical Sculpture Gallery: Totem House in Toronto

Have a look at the way this modern residence was integrated in its environment! Designed by Reza Aliabadi [rzlbd], the Totem House in Toronto, Canada …

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Krystal Cancun. Article by Chanize Thorpe, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>It's a fact that all-inclusive resorts can be expensive, with the average nightly rate at some of the bigger chains running $450 -- per person. And when you find one in your price range there's usually a …

Budget Travel

U.S. sees another bright fireball on September 27

September 2013 has been busy for sightings of bright fireballs. The one at 11:33 p.m. local time on September 27 was the 14th fireball sighting in …

The 5 Types Of Traveler You Don't Want To Be... Or Be With

Ever traveled with someone who could use a vacation personality overhaul? Do you (gasp!) <i>need</i> a vacation personality overhaul?<p>Use this handy symptom checker to diagnose travel ailments, and learn to deal before they taint your next trip.<p><b>The Timekeeper</b><p><b>Symptoms:</b> To the Timekeeper, a trip is like a …

REVIEW: The iPhone 5C

The iPhone 5C, the colorful new plastic phone from Apple, is the same phone Apple introduced last year.<p>It has the same processor, same rear camera, same screen (4 inches), and same glitzy new iOS 7 software that most iPhones and iPads updated to this month. For specs geeks, the only new things …

Mobile Technology

Mumbai's sex slaves: 'I have had bad dreams about the life these girls lead'

Hazel Thompson, a photographer from Surrey, explains why she spent 11 years documenting the city's red light district<p>Photographer Hazel Thompson, 35, has spent a large part of the last 11 years in Mumbai learning about, and living with, the sex slaves who are held captive, often in cages, in the …

iPhone and iPad users report severe motion sickness while using iOS 7

Apple's new design style in iOS 7 has had plenty of detractors, but some may have genuine cause for complaint: the zooming and parallax animations across the new operating system have been giving some users bad cases of motion sickness. "The zoom animations ... are literally making me nauseous and …

'I was tricked by a fraudster posing as eBay'

Jessica Gorst-Williams warns on how to spot fraudsters claiming to be from eBay. One reader was conned out of £2,500.<p>A reader, PW, wrote in about how he was the victim of a horsebox fraud.<p>Frauds concerning horseboxes have cropped up over the years. Sometimes it is the seller who has been caught out …

Yes, Apple Is Back In The Disruption Business

Today’s superstar businesses are device companies, integrating hardware, software, services and connection. We don’t get much chance to stop and think what that new product model means to how you do R&D, product development and innovation. But Apple is showing us. While we were fixated on hardware, …

Samsung prices Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition at $549 to start

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Samsung’s S-Pen and accompanying new software for it will add a solid premium to the new Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition tablet: …

Post-it Notes Teams Up With Evernote To Bridge Analog And Digital

Though 3M considers Post-it Notes a healthy business–it sells tens of billions of stickies each year–it is attempting to bridge the analog and digital world by teaming up with Evernote to offer co-branded products (and a complimentary 30-day premium Evernote subscription). Using their smartphone …

Productivity

Facebook Lets You Edit Posts After Sharing On Android And Web Now, iOS Soon

Typo ruin your social media masterpiece? Facebook is starting to let you edit a post’s text after you publish it. The feature comes to the web and Android in an update today, and to iOS soon. Previously you had to delete your post, lose all your Likes and comments, and repost to edit something. …

Couldn't Live Without the Internet? 15 Percent of American Adults Do

They're certainly not reading this article, checking e-mail or Facebook, or watching this video of Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake making fun of …

Apple to expand iPad’s reach with Staples deal next month

Apple and Staples have struck a deal for the United States office supply retail chain to sell both iPads and iPods beginning next month, according to a source with knowledge of the deal. This person says that several versions of both the iPad and iPod will be available via the Staples Online Store …

Netflix rolls out Super HD to all users and devices, including Apple TV

Originally introduced in January, Netflix has rolled out its Super HD video quality option to all devices and users. Originally, the ability was restricted to certain devices connected to only a few internet service providers, but now it is accessible to anyone with the right internet speed.<p>All …

Bill Gates Admits That 'Control-Alt-Delete' Was A Mistake

We are confident that Bill Gates is a brilliant guy, but he <i>just</i> admitted to something that the entire world has known for decades.<p>Forcing early computer owners to simultaneously press the difficult key combination of Control-Alt-Delete to log on to their machines was a mistake, the Microsoft …

Partially automated Nissan Leaf prototype approved for use on Japanese roads

Looking forward to Nissan's 2020 autonomous vehicle push? Then get pumped: the company has just been given approval to test some of its automated driving systems on Japanese streets. Nissan has been issued a license plate to use with a Nissan Leaf kitted out with the firm's Advanced Driver Assist …

iOS 7.0.2: Apple rolls out fix for lockscreen bypass bug

Apple has released an update for its iOS 7 software to close a security flaw in its lockscreen which had allowed people to bypass the protection and hack into the owner's content.<p>The iOS 7.0.2 version began showing up as an update for phones on Thursday night, six days after the flaw was …

What Amazon should do: Think different. Be more like Apple

analysis Amazon needs to make its products sexier, because it can't just compete on price. Despite throwing a higher-resolution screen and more bells and whistles into the new Kindle Fire HDX, it's still no iPad.<p>Amazon's Kindle Fire line can't just rely on price anymore. It needs a little sex …

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iOS 7 apps are prettier, but are they better?

A few new apps prove beauty doesn't have to be skin deep<p>Apple design chief Jony Ive loves to preach about how design isn’t just how something looks, but how it works. Yet, in the first wave of app updates for iOS 7, most developers seem to have simply given their apps a facelift to match Apple’s …

Goldfinger 2: Asian Site Leaks Rumored Gold iPad Mini 2 With TouchID Sensor

It’s not that much of a stretch of the imagination to believe that Apple might unveil gold, or “space gray,” iPads in the upcoming month(s). That’s why it’s quite interesting that Chinese tech site DoNews has posted photos of a champagne iPad mini 2, complete with TouchID sensor.<p>Not enough …

Microsoft's first Surface 2 ad shuns dancing school girls to focus on features

Microsoft is altering its approach to Surface advertising. In a new ad posted to YouTube recently, the company has started to focus on features rather than its previous Glee-like videos featuring dancing school girls. The latest mintute-long commercial highlights both the Surface 2 and Surface Pro …

Is iOS 7 making you seasick? Here’s how to turn off the parallax effect.

Advertisement<p>40 Comments<p>As people upgrade their old iPhones(s aapl) to iOS 7 — or get new handsets running Apple’s latest software — some are …

Wish, The App For Logging What You Want, Launches A Complementary Gifting Feature

Well, folks, it’s September. The holiday gift giving season is ON!<p>Wish, the mobile shopping app that lets users create lists of items they would like to purchase later, has launched Gifting, a feature that enables others to purchase and ship products to their friends. It draws from users’ existing …

Swiftype closes $7.5M in less time than it takes to break a habit

Usually startups take a little break between raising their seed rounds and their Series A, but not Swiftype.<p>This “search-as-a-service” company has closed $7.5 million, just six weeks after announcing a $1.7 million seed round.<p>Y Combinator-backed Swiftype provides solutions that help companies …

15 more must-see iPhone 5S slow-motion videos

We've compiled more 15 must-see slow-motion videos shot on the iPhone 5S using the new time-bending feature.<p>The iPhone 5S has been out for more than a week, and the collection of slow motion videos has ballooned in size.<p>Earlier this week we posted 15 of our early favorites people had shot in their …

Videography

Now That The iPhones Are Here, What's Next For Apple?

The dazzling debut of the new iPhones last weekend, with 9 million sold, proves the Apple faithful still come out in force for pretty much anything new from Cupertino. That serves the company well when there is something new but has a downside. Consider 2012, when Apple rolled out a bevy of …

iPhone, iPad owners complain of motion sickness due to iOS 7

Users say the operating system's new parallax and zoom features are causing them to experience some motion sickness.<p>At least some of the 200 million people that have downloaded iOS 7 to this point aren't so pleased with what they've found.<p>Apple's iPhone and iPad owners have been taking to the …

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