Stephen Magee

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10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Even for someone trying to break a record for visiting every country in the world, travel is about more than just ticking places off a list.<p>Planning …

Glacier National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Mobile Application

Most modern people would find it difficult to imagine their day using the smartphone «just for calls». Most mobile devices jumped far beyond the …

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

And while this approach has become a truism in most of our industry, it’s far from obvious for anyone entering the field. A lot of articles have been …

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside, it’s a whole different story. A different reality, in fact. Humanoid robots walk down the halls, …

Augmented Reality

Lisbon startup entrepreneurs aim to create Berlin-style 'tech buzz' | News Home | Reuters

LISBON (Reuters) - Near a former red-light district around Lisbon’s old Cais do Sodre docks, scores of young entrepreneurs are trying to leave depressing economic times behind and turn Portugal’s capital into a hive for tech startups.<p>Entertainers stand behind a board announcing Europe's biggest …

Startups

The 8 biggest announcements from today's Microsoft event

Microsoft wants artists and content creators to want its products. The company unveiled multiple creative-minded products at its keynote today, including a major Windows 10 upgrade called the “Creators Update” and a gorgeous PC called the Surface Studio. It has 80 custom parts in its arm alone! …

Livestreaming

Here's How Microsoft Is Bringing Virtual Reality to Windows 10

You can now add Microsoft to the list of technology companies wanting to make big money in virtual reality.<p>The technology giant said today it would …

Virtual Reality

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Apps

ERROR FARE: FLY FROM THE USA TO AMSTERDAM, PARIS, ROME OR MILAN FROM $310! ALSO FOR NYE!

<b>It’s a good opportunity to visit Europe on a budget! Book affordable error fare flights from the US to numerous European cities from only $310</b> …

5 Reasons You Should Visit Sicily

Thinking of a beautiful Mediterranean island for your next holiday? Perhaps one that sits off the toe of Italy? Seductively beautiful and perfectly …

Best places to eat in Sicily

It’s impossible to escape Mount Etna’s majestic, lowering presence on Sicily, the volcano’s smoke-puffing peak looming into view around every …

Italy

5 counter-intuitive lessons I’ve learned by building startups

Building a startup is anything but intuitive. There’s a good reason startups are all about trying new things, testing them, and re-doing it all over again – there is no <i>one right way</i>, and what works isn’t always what’s logical.<p>When starting a company standard advice like, “work hard,” and, “you have …

Business Strategy

Booking website offers travellers 'hidden city flights' for a fraction of the cost

It may not have endeared them to airline companies … but a booking website says its service for unlocking “hidden city flights” can save travellers up to 80% on the cost of trips.<p>Skiplagged searches deep within airline websites to find what are known as “point beyond tickets”, which can yield …

San Francisco

Top 10 Reasons You MUST Crowdfund in 2017 | Inc.com

If you are an entrepreneur and you have not yet launched a crowdfund project, I want to tell you why this will become a competitive disadvantage for you in 2017. Don't make the mistake of marginalizing crowdfunding as a creative way to raise capital. Sure, in 2015 alone, over $34 billion dollars …

Entrepreneurship

LeEco's 'Super Bike' has enough gadgets to save your life or kill you — your call

I just took LeEco's new "Super Bike" for a spin — or at least I spun the wheels in place. It's an electric bicycle that's coming to the US soon, though on the ground here LeEco's representatives were cagey about when that might be. It may take a minute, though, because the thing is absolutely</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

What it's like using the 'iPhone of vaporizers' — a $275 gadget that lets you smoke weed on the go

The marijuana retail industry has been disrupted again and again.<p>Years ago, glass bongs, pipes, and joints dominated the pot paraphernalia space. Those devices gave way to clunky desktop vaporizers used for inhaling marijuana vapor. They gained in popularity through the mid-2000s by delivering …

Cannabis

These Apps Will Save You Huge Chunks of Time

We could all use a little more time in the day, and that means you shouldn’t be wasting time navigating through menus or punching through keyboard …

Regional know-how: the best websites for contacting local guides

The best way to explore a destination is with a local. These websites connect travellers with small, independent companies on the ground or individual experts to help plan the perfect trip<p>Vayable<p>With a worldwide network, this site has countless tours to choose from, which are rated and reviewed by …

Travel

Four Great Ways to Cherish Your Travel Photos

These services will turn your favorite digital photos into treasured mementos.<p>Fracture<p>This company offers a single product, but it’s a great one: …

Archives

The Incredible Way Michael Jackson Wrote Music

If you’ve ever heard the below early demo of ‘Beat It’, you’ll know Michael Jackson’s extraordinary process of writing songs – by building each …

Five Great Apps That Will Teach You How to Code

A few years ago, if you wanted to learn coding you had to buy a 20-pound paperback with some cute animal on the cover and then navigate through …

Programming

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe to rent an Airbnb

While Europe can be expensive, it is full of affordable holiday destinations, and Airbnb is a popular way for travellers to get cheap accommodation …

M2 Premium Videos

With these gadgets, you can turn your rental into a smart home

IT executive Matt Klaus has what one might call a smart apartment (a-smart-ment?). In the past two years, Klaus has installed a smart thermostat system to control the temperature in each room, a wireless sound system that’s connected to the internet, and security cameras whose footage can be viewed …

Home Automation

10 Cool New Technologies and Inventions You didn't know existed

Portal<p>In this post we collect some best cool technologies and new tech inventions from internet, you didn’t believe these gadgets existed in this …

Kano Taught Thousands Of People To Build Computers. Next Up? Gadgets

The DIY computer company with a cult following is now selling cameras, speakers, and pixel grids.<p>When Kano launched on Kickstarter in 2013, it quickly earned a cult following. The company’s mission sounded familiar: to make building a computer and learning how to code as simple and fun as playing …

Raspberry Pi

England's answer to Tuscany (but you've probably never heard of it)

I’d had a bacon sandwich at a café called Puddleducks. Then I’d driven on. Now I stood above the village of Slaidburn, looking over moorland and fells undulating away indefinitely. Drystone walls imposed order, but not much.<p>Clouds swept across the sky, anxious to be elsewhere. I climbed on to a …

The 6 Gadgets a Veteran Tech Reviewer Actually Uses Every Day

I've tried and tested countless pieces of technology that promised to make my daily routine easier, but only a handful actually have.<p>Over the past several years of trying, testing and reviewing all sorts of technologies, from drones and purported mind-reading gaming headsets to motorized unicycles …

Gear & Gadgets