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25 perfect road trips for budget travelers

From beautiful coastal drives to epic cross-country adventures, our Budget Travel audience shares their all-time favorite road trips.

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America's Best French Fries

Sidekicks are never given enough credit. Tonto had to sit back and let the Lone Ranger take the spotlight; Ron Weasley faithfully followed Harry Potter to all ends of the wizarding world; and Robin always had Batman's back, no matter how sticky the situation. It's quite possible that our most …

World's Top Scuba Diving Destinations – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

Gliding past rainbow-colored corals and swimming alongside giant manta rays and languid turtles: scuba diving gives us a chance to acquaint with the …

Google Street View gets its first underwater panoramic images, ready for desk-based scuba expeditions (video)

After working on its sea legs for some time, Google Street View is ready to take users on virtual scuba expeditions through six living coral reefs with the first underwater panoramic images to hit the service. In partnership with The Catlin Seaview Survey, Mountain View created the on-rails …

Wreck diving: 5 of the world’s top destinations

<b>Wreck diving: 5 of the world’s top destinations</b><p>Divers will go to the ends of the earth for the perfect dive experience. Luckily for those who want to …

QI: some quite interesting facts about coral

A quietly intriguing column from the brains behind QI, the BBC quiz show. This week: QI gets up close and personal with coral.<p><i>Most people don’t realise that large pieces of coral, which have been painted brown and attached to the skull by common wood screws, can make a child look like a deer.</i> Jack …

Buoyancy: It's complicated

When we imagine an ideal diver we instinctively think of someone who can effortlessly glide through the water or hover just a few inches above the …

10 Best Scuba Diving Masks

The following article lists ten excellent scuba diving masks according to the author. I haven't tried every single mask on the market, so it is …

First Android 4.3 hands-on video shows camera updated UI

After the first images showing Android 4.3 Jelly Bean running on a Nexus 4 at Thailand Mobile Expo surfaced, a first video showing the camera app updated UI has hit the web.<p>As you can see in the following video, only the camera app is shown (unfortunately), with the person recording the video not …

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Google pushes an update to Drive, giving it a much needed makeover

Snap a photo with your camera to scan it in and peruse through documents in card-style.<p>Google released an update today for its Drive application that …

Google refreshes Drive for Android interface, adds option to 'scan' paper documents

After refreshing its social network at I/O, Google has decided that cards are the future, and it's updating its Drive app accordingly. The entire interface of Drive for Android has been reworked in the flat, squared-off style that Google, Facebook, and others have been going for lately, with an …

Chrome For Android Gets Fullscreen Mode For Phones, Simplified Searching From Omnibox, Voice Search Coming To iOS Soon

Chrome 27 for the desktop arrived yesterday and today, Google updated Chrome for Android to version 27 as well. While the desktop update mostly focused on improved speed, the Android version actually includes a number of new features. The most important of these is probably the new fullscreen mode …

Drive and Calendar search rolling out to all US Gmail accounts

In October Google started a field trial that allowed users to peruse their Drive files and Calendar entries straight from the Gmail search box. Apparently the test was a rousing success, as the company is rolling the feature out to all US accounts, in English. The feature hasn't changed since it …

Why Waze Is Worth More Than $1 Billion

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Israeli mobile GPS startup Waze has another mega-suitor in Silicon Valley, with Google …

If Google isn’t trying to snatch Waze away from Facebook, it really should be

The plot has thickened around the potential acquisition of Waze, the Israel-based social-mapping service, with news from Bloomberg late Thursday …

Samsung thinks the strangers who take pictures of you could do a better job

Everyone's found themselves in this situation at one time or another: you're in a picture-perfect setting, but a selfie at arm's length won't cut it. You want to be in the picture, so you wait for a friendly looking passerby and ask them to take it. But, now it's out of your control, and chances …

Apps that Minimize Paper for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses | About Verizon

In the mid-1970s, F.W. Lancaster envisioned a paperless office. While his prophecy has not become a reality yet, excessive paper use in the business environment is clearly on the decline. For small and medium-sized businesses, there are many apps that help shrink the stacks of paper in the office. …

Face It: Video Conferencing Tools | About Verizon

Video communication has become a staple of the wireless world, whether it’s used to conference with business associates and customers or chat with friends and relatives. Skype, one of the first Internet-based video calling services, recently announced that its users are spending more than 2 billion …

Google launches 'Inactive Account Manager' to deal with your data when you die

Google has added a new way to control what happens to your account when you stop using it — most likely because you're no longer around. A new Inactive Account Manager, available in Google's settings, allows you to set a timeout period for your account. If you go three months to a year without …

We know who you are: the scary new technology of iris scanners

Last month, a company called AOptix unveiled its latest creation, pitched as a game-changer in the world of iris recognition. In less grandiose terms, it's basically an iPhone case for cops, providing military-grade biometric scanning on the move. The AOptix shell is built to provide everything an …