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The 22 Best Whiskey Bars in America

Whether you drink it neat, on the rocks, or through a hilarious straw attached to your hat, whiskey is one of America's most beloved spirits, …

Los Angeles

TiVo co-founders about to release new TV streaming box called QPlay

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>TiVo co-founders Michael Ramsay and Jim Barton are about to release a new TV companion device that aims to combine video …

San Francisco starts offering free WiFi, but only on Market Street

San Francisco promised city-scale free WiFi nearly seven years ago, and today it's finally acting on that promise -- if not quite with the same ambition it had in 2007. The city is now offering up to 50Mbps of gratis wireless internet, but only along a 3-mile stretch of Market Street between the …

These are the places in the US where people still don’t have smartphones

Smartphones: In the US, they’re everywhere, right? Not quite, suggests a new interactive map assembled by mapping company Esri, based on data from consumer research firm GfK MRI.<p>People who live in cities are way more likely to have smartphones. Darker counties represent higher smartphone ownership. …

Mobile

Bitcoin is so 2013: Dogecoin is the new cryptocurrency on the block

It was only a matter of time before the 2013 meme of the year tried to turn his success into financial gain. Enter Dogecoin: a Bitcoin-like cryptocurrency that seems to have started as a joke and is beginning to actually accumulate some value. As with most things meme, there's a community on Reddit …

Ephemeral Messaging App Frankly Updated To Give Users More Control Over Their Text

Spurred on by the intense popularity of Snapchat, it seems like everyone’s making an app with self-destructing messages these days. Or if you’re not making a standalone messaging app, you’re adding messaging as part of your existing service. With $6 million in backing by South Korea’s SK Planet, …

Twitter toying with ‘Nearby,’ a new feature that shares location of tweets

Twitter is reportedly testing out a new feature called "Nearby."<p>Beware whom you tweet about. If you're standing right next to them, they might be able to see it, thanks to a new experimental feature that shows users tweets that have been sent from a nearby location.<p>It's called, appropriately …

Social Media

Why adding a feature to edit tweets after the fact might not be such a good thing

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Hirurg<p>Every time a major news event happens, and reports start flying around the social media-sphere …

Amazon Reportedly Buys Mobile Payments Startup Gopago, Working On An ‘Ambitious’ New Project

Looks like Amazon may have quietly made another acquisition, and another move to expand its role in the world of mobile: Italian newspapers are reporting that the e-commerce giant has acquired Gopago, a startup that offers consumers an iOS or Android mobile app to pre-pay for goods before picking …

From Oppo to OnePlus: a new company wants to build the next great smartphone

When Oppo vice president Pete Lau resigned last month, the timing was almost puzzling. Lau had just helped to bring CyanogenMod onto the company's new handset, the N1, finally pairing Oppo's high-end specs and sleek design with software that could create what enthusiasts might see as the perfect …