Carl Franks

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iOS 7, thoroughly reviewed | Ars Technica

Apple's latest mobile OS is simultaneously transformative and incremental.<p>When we reviewed iOS 6 a year ago, we called it a "spit-and-polish" release …

iOS

AppAdvice App Of The Week For Sept. 16, 2013

Every week, our staff will handpick an app from the past two weeks that we believe is a must-download for your iPhone or iPad. These apps will always …

New York City for first-timers

<i>Baffled by the Big Apple, or hoping to glimpse the stranger side of NYC? Check out Lonely Planet's essential guide for first-timers, or for a peek at New York's oddities, our friends at BBC Travel have all the secrets.</i><p>No question stumps a New Yorker more than the most common one from a first-time …

Top 10 Value Hotels in the U.S.

In an economic era with more ups and downs than an elevator, one thing remains constant: travelers who can't afford to vacation like Brangelina are continuing to watch their wallets. For this discerning group, who want value without sacrificing style, there are a number of properties around the …

10 Las Vegas Travel Tips

Whatever happens in Vegas certainly doesn't need to stay in Vegas. We've collected some of our Deal Experts' favorite tips and memories for traveling to the ultimate adult playground that is the Las Vegas Strip and beyond. More itinerary suggestions -- and exclusive deals -- can be found within …

Blumoo turns mobile devices into RF remotes, streams music via Bluetooth (video)

If you hoard gadgets like us, then your living room is probably covered with a plethora of remote controls. Flyover Innovations' Indiegogo campaign aims to streamline your home audio experience and minimize your mess with Blumoo, a small hardware platform that turns your mobile device into an RF …

4 Perfect Caribbean Island Itineraries

While a chill still has its grip on the country, a spring trip is oh so tempting. And where better to go for a guaranteed sun-drenched getaway than …

Outdoors

Insider’s Guide to San Francisco

Tony Gemignani is an 11 time World Pizza Champion, was the first American in history to win the World Pizza Cup in Naples, and is the owner of five …

Travel

San Francisco’s 5 Best Cult Classic Restaurants

San Francisco has no shortage of trendy new restaurants, but there are some classic spots well worth seeking out too—just don’t call them tourist …

What Really Goes On Inside Nudist Resorts

<i>This post contains nudity, which may be considered inappropriate for some audiences.</i><p><i>(Photo Courtesy of Hidden Beach Resort)</i><p>JustLuxe has covered a wide variety of luxury travel over the years -- million dollar tours of India, women's solo travel destinations, and extravagant private jet tours around …

3 Quick Tricks to Improve Your Gmail Experience

If you use Gmail, then you're on it every day; at work, at home and on your phone. That's why you should make sure you get the most out of it. In …

Belkin's Mythical Thunderbolt Express Dock Is Finally Here

Nearly 600 days have passed since we first swooned over Belkin's Thunderbolt Express Dock all the way back in September 2011. (Really, it's been 595 …

Hidden iPhone Feature: Delete Calculator Digits With A Simple Swipe

Like many, I have used iOS for a number of years, but every now and then, a YouTube clip or Reddit post from somebody out there with way too much …

Best New Apps: Sunrise

If it's not in my calendar, I have exactly zero chance of remembering to do something or be somewhere. The biggest problem with that is "my calendar" lives in so many different places now. I have a work calendar, and a personal calendar; sometimes I only get invited to things on Facebook. Not only …

5 Cult Classic Restaurants in San Francisco

San Francisco has no shortage of trendy new restaurants, but there are some classic spots well worth seeking out too -- just don't call them tourist traps. You'll find locals here, dining out on iconic dishes that have been satiating San Franciscans for ages.<p><b>Original Joe's</b><p>The feel of this old …

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