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12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …


Windows 10 Settings menu: The Ease of Access tab

The Ease of Access tab is organized, but it could be a little more helpful.<p>If you're looking for a high-contrast theme, voice narration or closed captions, you'll find them in the Ease of Access tab in the new Windows 10 Settings menu. But for those of you who are more comfortable with Microsoft's …


Ikea's new furniture can charge your phone, no wires necessary

Are you interested in tying down your furniture to a technology "standard" that's far from standard? Then you might be interested in some new products that will be on sale at Ikea in North America and Europe this spring. The Swedish furniture company has partnered with the Wireless Power …


Samsung answers Apple with curvy Galaxy S6 phones, Samsung Pay

Korean electronics giant fires the latest shots at rival Apple with newly designed flagship smartphones, a mobile payment system, and a virtual reality headset.<p>The rivalry between Samsung and Apple appears alive and well, with Samsung firing the latest salvo by unveiling two new flagship …

Virtual Reality

Ghost of 1WT as more snow falls in NYC. NY.

Check Google's plans for its crazy new campus in California

The company is submitting plans to develop four sites in Mountain View's North Bayshore.<p>This campus is designed by Bjarke Ingels at BIG and Thomas Heatherwick at Heatherwick Studio, and it will be the first time Google has built offices from scratch, instead of taking over previously existing …