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Solar-charging screen could augment your phone’s battery life

From quad-core processors to 1080p displays, today’s mobile devices are very powerful and seem to push innovation into just about every aspect.<p>Unfortunately, one area that seems to be somewhat ignored is battery life. While many of today’s devices can endure a fully day’s use on a single charge, …

Clean Energy

Skype video messaging is out of beta, and free to use

Do you Skype? Whether it be for work, or to catch up with family, the Hangouts challenger is widely popular. If you’ve ever wished you could leave a video message for someone, Skype now has you covered.<p>The feature, which is currently in the Android app, allows you to take video up to three minutes …

Apps

Video Killed The Instagram Star

Instagram, an app best known for photo-sharing, added video last week, as it (and parent Facebook) sought to defend against the advance of Twitter’s fast-growing video-sharing app, Vine. The hope was to give its users a whole new way to share what is happening around them with friends. But while it …

Why I will never click on your Instagram video, no matter how much you want me to

Advertisement<p>45 Comments<p>On Thursday, Instagram (s fb) co-founder Kevin Systrom introduced the Facebook-owned platform’s new video feature with the …

World’s best slow travel

Vacations are always too short, even if we have the luxury of more than a few weeks a year. So we feel the urge to cram in more sights and activities than is feasible. We spend two days in a city, when two weeks would probably still leave us wanting more. However, there is an alternative. In this …

New Zealand

Riding the Global Rail Pass in Europe

Home » Blog » Destinations » Europe » Germany » Riding the Rail Pass in Europe<p>May 28, 2013 12 Comments »<p>Shares 204<p>Watching Europe roll by with my …

Europe’s top 10 scenic rail journeys

Give thanks to the engineers who built railways across Europe's most difficult terrain, their hard work has translated into some of the world's most picturesque journeys – in Scandinavia along icy rivers to fjords, in Germany, Switzerland and Italy through carved valleys in the Alps, along the …

European Travel

Train Travel From Hanoi to Hue via Livitrans

Vietnam is blessed with a rail system that spans the length of the country, traveling from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in the south to the border with …

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Is Eurail Worth It? A Review by a Thirty-Something Non-Backpacker

Few things capture the travel imagination more than the idea of hopping across Europe by train. Short journeys through breathtaking landscapes, …

Europe's greatest train stations

In Europe's great cities, a station can be a destination in itself. Take a later train and discover these 'railway cathedrals'.<p>St Pancras International, London<p>Shiny, renovated St Pancras is one of London's must-see sights, whether you're hopping on a Eurostar to the continent or just treating …

European Travel

Top European train trips

Enough with the iPad! It's time to look out the window and realize that sometimes the best part of a journey is the journey<p>There’s something magical about boarding from a rail platform in London and disembarking in Paris, or breaking out a bottle of wine on an overnight train for a romantic weekend …

Trains