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Mr Fixer: The man who can arrange anything for you

<b>If you were ever worried that your loved one might reject your marriage proposal, spare a thought for one romantic Saudi national.</b><p>The man had hired the Egyptian pyramids, and flown in 300 friends and family members to watch while he popped the question in front of the ancient structures.<p>With a …

Super Yachts

This Product Is Sold Every Second in France—So Obviously We Want It

If there's one beauty thing we know about the French it's that they love their products. They are utterly spoiled (read: we're jealous) with …

10 Of The World's Best Airlines For Longhaul First Class Seats

First Class is known for excellent ground service (with limo transfers and dedicated lounges, such as the iconic British Airways Concorde room), …

Qatar Airways

The 50 Best Action Movies Of All Time | HiConsumption

If we really do go to the movies to escape it all, perhaps it is the action movie that represents the truest sense of what a movie is: escapism. No …

Best Movies Ever: The Ultimate Men’s Movie Library | HiConsumption

We’ve seen a lot of movies. Like, a <i>lot</i> of movies. And to be honest, ya know, most of them fall into the “Ehh, it was OK I guess,” category. But …

Blade Runner

Lock 'n Load: 30 Best War Movies Of All Time

The Act Of Killing<p><b>Released: 2012</b><p>Far from your common Hollywood war film, this documentary directed by Joshua Oppenheimer focuses on Anwar Congo, a …

Smartphone shipments worldwide rose 4.3% during Q1

Samsung remained on top of the global smartphone market during the first quarter<p>According to the latest data from IDC, global smartphone shipments …

Don't feel like a 200-page manual? With this short Galaxy S8 video tutorial, Samsung covers all the basics

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been finding their way in their rightful owners' hands here in the US for a week already, and Samsung felt that now is the …

Savory Steaks: The Ultimate Guide to Beef Cuts

Beef. It’s what for dinner for the majority of American’s on a nightly basis. From summertime burgers and beef franks to the five-star restaurants …

Scientists Discover Mysterious New Purple Aurora, Name It Steve

Amazing things can happen when people join forces on social media. Take for example the truly awe-inspiring discovery of a new aurora feature found …

European Space Agency

Anthony Bourdain Says This Airport Has the Best Food

This story originally appeared on Fortune.com.<p>While Anthony Bourdain may refuse to eat airplane food, the professional traveler is an expert on which …

Celebrities on Instagram warned by FTC over paid ads

If an "influencer" is paid to post an endorsement on Instagram, the FTC wants you to know about it.<p>If you follow celebrities on Instagram, you probably find it hard to tell which posts are ads. That could soon change.<p>The Federal Trade Commission has sent over 90 reminders to what it calls …

Public Relations

Forget Apple Pay. Mastercard's got a fingerprint reader

The payment company is developing a card that includes a built-in fingerprint sensor.<p>Plastic credit and debit cards have been around for nearly 60 years, but apparently there are still new innovations to squeeze into them.<p>Mastercard on Thursday said a new biometric credit card it's developing …

FinTech

Mastercard adds fingerprint sensors to payment cards

Our fingerprints are quickly replacing PINs and passwords as our primary means of unlocking our phones, doors and safes. They're convenient, unique, and ultimately more secure than easily guessed or forged passwords and signatures. So it makes sense that fingerprint sensors are coming to protect …

FinTech

Manfrotto launches fluid head counterbalanced with a nitrogen piston

Tripod and accessories manufacturer Manfrotto has announced a new tripod head for stills and video users that it claims provides smooth motion and …

Videography

The New Google Earth Will Blow Your Mind

Become a world traveler in minutes.<p>Travelers can now get a taste of destinations they're planning to visit one day — or just take a virtual vacation …

Google Earth

UOB & KrisFlyer launch new KrisFlyer UOB Account that rewards miles for every dollar spent or saved from 18 Apr 2017

Singapore, 18 April 2017 – United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and KrisFlyer1 today launched the KrisFlyer UOB Account, the first banking solution in …

This Is the Best Country in the World for a Vacation

The World Economic Forum ranked the best countries for tourism.<p>Every two years, the World Economic Forum releases a report on the world’s most …

Tourism

11 Best Restaurants in Singapore That Do Not Have Michelin Stars

The recent launch of the Singapore Michelin Guide has seen 27 restaurants being bestowed the honourable star(s).<p>Sure, we are extremely happy for the …

England

MICHELIN guide Singapore Street Food Festival 2017

<b>THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!</b><p>Singapore’s First-ever MICHELIN guide Street Food Festival Debuts this April<p>A celebration of multi-cultural and delicious …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

January: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Best multiplayer games for Android and iPhone (2017)

Want to get some multiplayer action going? Here's a variety of excellent multiplayer games for Android and Apple devices that let you play over Wi-Fi …

Google integrates Android Pay with mobile banking apps, official app no longer needed

Add a card to Android Pay from the mobile banking app<p>Google has just announced its official Android Pay application is no longer needed for mobile …

These 25 companies will pay you the highest salaries, according to Glassdoor

Shocker: for the highest salaries, go to Google.<p>Glassdoor put together a list of the 25 companies that pay the highest salaries in the United States, …

Employment

This New Service Will Pack Your Toiletry Bag With TSA-Approved Products

Customized products that are ready for your carry-on.<p>Packing is a necessary evil of travel.<p>Everybody has a different part that they dislike about …

Shopping

The 30 Greatest Movies From The '90s

American Beauty<p><b>Released: 1999</b><p>Not only did this movie introduce the often-parodied “plastic bag floating in the wind” trope, but it also features one …

Apple drops to fifth place in 2017 laptop rankings

Apple’s reputation as the world’s best laptop maker took a serious hit in 2016, due to the new MacBook Pro’s adoption of USB-C.<p>In the latest brand rankings by <i>Laptop Magazine</i>, Apple’s slipped five spots as Lenovo and Asus surged to the top of the pack with their affordable and dependable wares.<p>Check …

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

Machine Learning

The best SSDs

<i>By Ben Keough and Nathan Edwards</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>Almost …

Computer Hardware