Jason Freshly

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How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

6 Great Rose Wines to Drink This Summer

Whether you call it rose, rosado, or rosado, it's our favorite summer wine, and we've got 6 great bottles to try (plus 2 rules for drinking them)<p>Whether you call it rose,<i>rosato</i>, or<i>rosado</i>, it's summer's most refreshing wine. But before we tell you how to find the right hue for you, what, exactly, is …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

These Mason Jar Salads Are Your New Go-To Lunch

Bringing lunch to work can feel like a chore -- it requires planning, getting up early to pack your lunch or remembering to prepare it before you go to bed. It needs to be portable and it needs to be exciting, but it also can't be smelly (sorry tuna fish or egg salad sandwich lovers. We're fans, …

SAP BrandVoice: Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

• Share to facebook<br>• Share to twitter<br>• Share to linkedin<p>recent report published by the Institute for the Future (IFTF), does an outstanding job of identifying the key work skills and capabilities needed in the next few years (and arguably needed now).  Here they are:<p> <p><b>Sensemaking</b><p>Steve Jobs once …

The Road to the 38: Saison in San Francisco

<i>Throughout the year, Restaurant Editor Bill Addison will travel the country to chronicle what's happening in America's dining scene and to formulate his list of the essential 38 restaurants in America. Follow his progress in this travelogue/review series, The Road to the 38, and check back at the</i> …

Meet ThinkUp: Your personal social media guru

If you’re a heavy Twitter or Facebook user, you know just how many social media tools there are out there that promise to help track your activity’s performance online.<p>There’s TwitterCounter (owned by The Next Web) for tracking how many followers you have, Klout for giving you a social media ‘rank’ …

Breaking Up with Facebook: Where Are Brands and Young Users Going?

“We’d love to say ‘It’s not you, it’s us’ but it’s totally you. Not to be rude, but you aren’t the smart, funny social network we fell in love with several years back. You’ve changed. A lot,” wrote delivery service Eat24 in its breakup letter with Facebook.<p>Eat24 is one of the many brands …

Lunch With Friends: Q&A with Peter Miller of Lunch at the Shop

In his new book, Peter Miller makes a compelling case for the communal lunch table—no matter where you work<p>Lunch is better with friends. That’s one lesson from the lovely new book Lunch at the Shop (Abrams Image, $25) by <b>Peter Miller</b>, the owner of the eponymous Seattle bookstore. Miller prevents …

The Steve Jobs email that outlined Apple’s strategy a year before his death

PRIMARY SOURCE<p>By April 5, 2014<p>In 2010, a year before his death, Steve Jobs outlined Apple’s strategy in an email to the company’s 100 most senior employees. He heralded the “Post PC era,” vowed “Holy War with Google,” promised to “further lock customers into our ecosystem,” and warned that Apple …

List-Worthy

Why voice is the next big internet wave

At first glance, few technologies feel as unsexy as voice. From a user’s perspective, little has changed since the days of Alexander Graham Bell. …

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Square Debuts New Software Partner Platform, Integrates With Xero For Seamless Merchant Accounting

After announcing a partnership with Intuit QuickBooks last Fall, Square is debuting a new integration with rival accounting software Xero. Similar to the announcement with QuickBooks, this API deal allows for the mobile payment service to feed data from transactions into their financial books on …

Google+ and LinkedIn: More Engaged than Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest

Social discovery and sharing platform Shareaholic today released its first report examining engaged social referrals. Since many of us spend an egregious amount of time using social media, the company was interested in answering the question “What is our behavior post-click, when we actually …

Coursera Launches Android App

Online learning company Coursera has finally come to Android after launching an app for the Google-owned mobile platform. The launch comes just over three months after Coursera debuted its iOS app, its first native mobile app, and will help the company towards its goal of providing access to free …

Feeling Blue? Eat Italian Almond Torte With Blood Orange Compote

<i>www.onefortheable.com</i><p>It's March, and the weather is still pretty miserable. There are cold fronts, snow storms, dense fog, and freezing rain blanketing various parts of the country.<p>While I can't make the daffodils grow any more quickly, I can share a recipe for a refreshing Italian Almond and …

Is Twitter Getting Rid of @-Replies and Hashtags?

Twitter's head of news, Vivian Schiller, momentarily sent Twitter into a self-reflective mini-frenzy when she revealed that the service might be …

Inside Airbnb’s Grand Hotel Plans

How Brian Chesky, the millennial impresario behind red-hot Airbnb, teamed up with Chip Conley, the hotel industry’s last black-sheep innovator, to reimagine the $6 trillion travel biz and, in the process, build the world’s largest hospitality brand.<p>When I first heard of “the sheet,” I assumed it …

Is pCell the Holy Grail of wireless networking?

Serial entrepreneur Steve Perlman claims that his new patented technology can create the wireless network of our dreams.<p>His invention, pCell, theoretically delivers on the long-sought dream of ubiquitous, fast Internet, with the reliability and consistency previously only achievable through a wired …

Google+ Hangouts for Business Just Got Real

When Google+ first debuted in summer 2011, the feature most lauded was its free, multi-person video conferences called Hangouts. Their usefulness in …

Five tips to get more out of your iPhone or iPad in the new year

Usually a New Year’s resolution happens when a person makes a promise to improve themselves. Despite our best intentions, studies have shown that as …

Engadget

Best iPad accessories

<b>Editors' note:</b> <i>Updated December 16, 2013, with three new accessories.</i><p>The iPad, while being astonishingly versatile, can't do everything. That's where peripherals come in. Maybe you want to connect a camera, stream audio or video to a TV or stereo, or write with a real keyboard. Or maybe you're just …

4 Changes Google Is Making And How They Affect Content Creation

SEO experts and webmasters spend a lot of time worrying about Google algorithm changes. In 2013, the search engine giant tweaked the algorithm 15 times, and in 2012, it was updated 37 times.<p>Worrying about algorithm updates may make sense for SEO experts and webmasters, but content creators don’t …

What to Expect at CES 2014

CES has grown into a beast of an event, but the increase in participation has also made it extremely noisy. The show offers a comprehensive preview of the year’s consumer technology trends, but this year is shaping up to be more about taking existing trends, such as the connected home and …

Apple's iBeacon tech to be used for fun in CES scavenger hunt

One of the world's biggest tech and gadget parties kicks off next week and organizers are looking to bring some extra fun to the shindig -- a scavenger hunt using Apple's iBeacon location-sensing technology.<p>The idea of the scavenger hunt is to get attendees to explore the event. The way the contest …

Broadcom's Billionaire Chairman Names Seven Big Tech Trends Not to Miss at CES

To fully understand the power of consumer technology, look no further than the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Over the last four decades, CES has been the launch pad for many innovative consumer devices, ranging from the VCR and the camcorder to DVRs and high-definition …

OK, Glass: How do I stop people calling me a 'Glasshole'?

Google Glass holds a fair few surprises — even if they are from the general public. How does a Glass wearer get around the social barriers of …

Wearable Tech

Classic Lasagne alla Bolognese

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A classic dish from Emilia-Romagna that's a classic of the Christmas table.</i><p><i>Lasagne</i> hardly needs an introduction. Famous the world over, it is a …

Exclusive Recipe: The Meatball Shop's Turkey Meatballs

This Meatball Shop founders share their recipe for these savory bites.<p>Michael Chernow and Daniel Holzman put meatballs on the (very trendy) map when they opened The Meatball Shop in downtown Manhattan. If you're looking to shake up your Thanksgiving meal, attending a Friendsgiving celebration, or …