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Planty Internet Connected Smart Plant Pot (video)

If like me you are not the best at looking after houseplants and could do with a little direction and help. A new smart plant pot called Planty has …

Sony SmartEyeglass Arrives At The FCC (video)

Last year Sony unveiled their new Sony SmartEyeglass eyewear that the company has designed to provide a display in front of the wearers eyes that can …

This tiny keychain square could be your smartphone's BFF

K'isauve might have a cumbersome name (it means "which saves" in French), but the device is anything but. Measuring just 1.7 inches square and a half-inch thick, or 43x43x11mm, the little gizmo is small enough to put on a keychain, yet it packs Swiss Army Knife-like tricks into its small body.<p>On …

Millennial Appeal: 5 Ways Hotels Are Engaging Gen Y

<i>Forgemind ArchiMedia / Flickr</i><p>"Authentic," "tech savvy" and "instant gratification" ... all phrases commonly used to describe the millennial generation, which is defined as those born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. Studies show this group is tech-savvy, likes to travel and prefers to …

Pixie's new Bluetooth beacons make it harder for you to lose your stuff

Each beacon will last 18 months, and they are water-resistant and UV-coated to protect the radios, circuitry, and processor inside. They work up to 50 feet from your phone indoors and 150 feet outdoors — all with an accuracy of under a foot. "It's not a proximity device. We're actually measuring …

Mota Smart Ring

Constantly checking your phone is rude. So is constantly looking at your wrist, whether you're checking the time or just seeing who's liking your …

Google App Integrates Third Party Travel Apps in Latest Update

Google integrated five new third-party travel apps in its latest app update.<p>Google app users will now receive reminders to book from Airbnb, fare …

21 insanely lavish hotel suites to stay in before you die

When you're on vacation, some hotels will make you feel like royalty — and others will treat you like it.<p>These 21 opulent hotel suites are guaranteed to do just that.<p>Most are accompanied by a lofty price tag, but when they include personal butlers, pillow service, and once-in-a-lifetime views, you …

Airline with the most Wi-Fi flights? Delta leads the pack, report says

The award for the airline that offers the most Wi-Fi-accessible flights goes to ... Delta Air Lines.<p>Air travel data cruncher Routehappy reports that Delta came in tops for having the highest number of Wi-Fi flights and flight miles. And Virgin America snags the top spot for having 100% of its fleet …

Samsung's Gear VR To Provide In-Flight Entertainment

A new partnership between Samsung and Australian airline Qantas means passengers flying on the airline will be able to use a Gear VR on long-haul flights.<p>A limited number of Gear VR devices will be available to passengers on select Qantas’ A380 flights and inside the First Class Lounge in Sydney to …

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11Jun/18<p>If you’re a retailer reading this article, there’s a 50 percent chance that within the next 24 months you expect to gain the ability to send …

Ampere wireless charging sleeve aims to make charging on the go easier

The Ampere can accommodate most smartphones, even large ones, though the bigger phones will stick out of the top a bit.<p>There's also a USB port for …

How virtual reality ate the Sundance Film Festival

Virtual reality debuted at Sundance in 2012 with Nonny de la Peña’s <i>Hunger in Los Angeles</i>, which used an early head-mounted display to place viewers in the middle of a food line outside a church. That project was developed by then-19-year-old Palmer Luckey, and the success of <i>Hunger</i> spurred him on to …

Here are the most important cutting-edge products and services that are transforming the meeting experience for planners and attendees.

Newsletters<p>M&C MAGAZINE<p>The Evolution of Business Events<p>Get industry analysis, research, best practices, ideas, and inspiration for business meeting …

How technology is changing the way we plan and experience events

Events and event planning are evolving into new, dynamic formats. Old models are falling away and technology is giving both planners and event …

The Fight For The Armrest Could Be Over With This Gadget

Besides the hours-long delays, endless security lines and terrible food selection (the brew is alright, though), the worst thing about traveling is sharing the armrest. Or *not* sharing it, as the case may often be. Soon travelers will be able to enjoy their flights (or train, bus and movie theater …

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending January 18, 2014

Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter beat out the usually dominant Facebook this week as top travel brands focused on the visual to excite and inspire …

Americans' Favorite Destinations, State by State

Where do Mainers spend their vacations? Massachusetts apparently. Hoosiers head to South Carolina, and Alaskans flock to Hawaii. HotelsCombined.com …

Megatrend for 2015: The Rise of the Boutique Destination

<i>Earlier this month we launched our first ever magazine, “Megatrends Defining Travel in 2015“, where we identify the global trends in travel in 2015</i> …

Delta Wins Wi-Fi Bragging Rights Among U.S. Major Airlines

Among major U.S. airlines, Delta wins the prize for the ubiquity of its Wi-Fi service, offering “the most flights and flight miles with Wi-Fi of all …

The world’s in-flight Wi-Fi offerings, ranked

Wi-Fi has become one of the most sought-after things on a flight, even more important to passengers than a reclining seat or extra legroom. The latest report from Routehappy, a website that compares airlines by in-flight amenities, finds that its availability is spreading fast.<p>The report, published …

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Winter Is Coming For Wearables

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Kitty Ireland is a product strategy consultant interested in how technology changes the human condition and is a founding member of the team that built the lifelogging app, Saga.</i><p>Remember wearables? Those wristbands and glasses that were going to take over our lives? This time last …

Portland International Airport’s aquamarine carpet goes viral on Instagram and Facebook with 30K-plus ‘footies’

In perhaps some of the weirdest news yet to emerge from Portland, thousands of “cult” fans of the airport’s aquamarine carpet are flocking to take …

The iPad Pro is official, and so is the new Apple Pencil stylus and keyboard

Back in August 2014, rumors of a huge, 12.9-inch iPad Pro popped up on the Internet. Initially, reports pegged the larger iPad at nearly 13 inches …

The Asus ZenWatch 2 is the most customizable Android Wear watch yet

At the beginning of June, Asus revealed the ZenWatch 2 at an event during the Computex tech trade show in Taiwan. At the time, it didn’t provide all …

The Forcite Alpine smart ski helmet is finally live on KickStarter for $800

Earlier this year, a small Australian company by the name of Forcite caught our attention with a teaser for an upcoming product. The Forcite Alpine …

Ditch The Hotel Key Card And Grab A Smartphone Instead

The way you enter your hotel room may be changing.<p>In November, Starwood Hotels and Resorts – which owns more than 1,100 hotels worldwide – introduced new technology that allows guests to select their room, check-in and eventually even unlock the door with just a few taps on their smartphone. The …

Create A Sound Sculpture To Track Company Performance

So here’s a novel way to track your corporate performance: Generate a multimedia sculpture. You might think that’s a little over the top, but considering how hard you work to gather and analyze all those dry, boring numbers, a sound sculpture seems like much more fun — and certainly more creative. …

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