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Swiss Encrypted Email Provider Launches ProtonVPN With Free Subscription Tier

Encrypted email provider ProtonMail today launched its own VPN service called ProtonVPN, which includes a free user tier in its pricing plan.<p>The Swiss-based company said it had been testing its VPN service for four months with the help of over 10,000 members of the ProtonMail community, and the …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Even for someone trying to break a record for visiting every country in the world, travel is about more than just ticking places off a list.<p>Planning …

2016's best cruise ships from Cruise Critic editors | CNN Travel

Power Up Your iPhone 7's Camera With Olloclip's New Lenses

Accessory makers find themselves racing to catch up with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that Apple released a few weeks ago. The latest is Olloclip, which …

Mobile Photography

How to get unlimited private-jet flights with "the Netflix of air travel"

For voracious, moneyed travellers, a new all-you-can-fly package is promising unlimited trips by private jet for £2,500 a month.<p>Launching in the UK in October, Surf Air began in California, where it has been facilitating tech entrepreneurs and media titans who have needed to flit between San …

MIT researchers devise a secure anonymity network that's 10x faster than Tor - ExtremeTech

MIT researchers devise a secure anonymity network that’s 10x faster than Tor<p>By on July 18, 2016 at 12:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

'Thailand is closed to sex trade', says country’s first female tourism minister

Thailand has promised to eradicate its notorious sex tourism industry as it attempts to reinvent itself as a female-friendly travel destination.<p>Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, the country’s first female tourism minister, made the pledge following a series of police raids on Thai brothels last month, amid …

Thailand

World's Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts

Thai kings chose Hua Hin for their summer palace, and not far away, within seven acres of banyan-filled gardens, this beachfront resort makes …

The Point of Must Return: Unplugging in the Adirondacks

Culture Travel adirondacks New York<p>Americans on the East Coast have always been jealous of their fellow countrymen and women out West, next door to …

Microsoft launching Thinga.Me iPhone app for capturing & organizing real world objects

A new project called Thinga.Me from Microsoft’s experimental Garage team aims to offer users a way of organizing and sharing real-world objects through a new iPhone app.<p>Currently part of an invite-only closed beta, the app automatically isolates real-world objects in photos that users snap, …

Review: You Won't Lose Your Apple Pencil Cap With the PencilCozy

If you own an Apple Pencil, you've probably already misplaced its cap once or twice when charging it. The cap, which hides the Lightning connector, is fully removable and easily lost, a flaw the PencilCozy, from Cozy Industries, aims to fix.<p>Made of a soft, pliable silicone, the PencilCozy has a top …

TripAdvisor's 10 best beaches in 2016 | CNN Travel

Business jets unveiled at Singapore Airshow 2016 | CNN Travel

Singapore (CNN) — Aircraft orders may have been sluggish at the Singapore Airshow in February 2016. And the overall forecast for the private jet industry may call for a "fairly flat year to come," as avbuyer.com put it in a January 2016 market trends analysis.<p>But if you were basing your assessment …

Sling TV reportedly has over 600,000 subscribers

The $20-per-month internet TV service launched a little over one year ago<p>Sling TV, Dish's internet TV service, is seeing steady growth according to numbers published by <i>The Wall Street Journal</i><i>.</i> There are currently over 600,000 monthly subscribers, according to "people briefed on the numbers" who …

There’s a new service offering unlimited flights on airlines like American, Delta, and JetBlue

All-you-can-fly subscription service OneGo launched on Feb. 1, providing its members with unlimited service on 500 commercial routes around the US for a flat monthly rate of $2,950. Cheaper regional plans include 35 routes in the West, 158 routes in the East, and 35 routes in the central US …

Win OWC's Envoy Pro Mini 120GB SSD

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with OWC to give away the Envoy Pro mini, a desktop class solid state drive that fits into a keychain-sized enclosure. The Envoy Pro mini measures in at 3.7 inches by 0.94 inches by 0.44 inches, but houses a 120GB or 240GB SSD.<p>Despite being able to fit …

Apple will show a lot more than iPhones at its September event

In just a few days, Apple will hold its annual iPhone event in San Francisco.<p>And although we're not expecting any announcements on the scale of the …

Apple Watch

Smart Spreadsheet Service Blockspring Raises $3.4 Million

Blockspring, a service that connects to spreadsheets like Excel and Google Spreadsheets to easier import data, said it has raised $3.4 million.<p>Instead of having to write specific code to import and sort data in a spreadsheet, Blockspring has several connections to services like Bing Search that …

LG Gentle offers Android 5.1, microSD slot, and removable battery in flip form factor

Looking for a new smartphone that’s a bit different than the big slabs that we’re used to seeing? Enter the LG Gentle.<p>LG’s newest Android phone …

OS X 10.11 El Capitan – Everything you need to know

Apple announced their next iteration to OS X, named El Capitan. Here are the highlighted features.<b>Split View on El Capitan</b>Similar to what we saw on …

Everyone Made Money on the Super Bowl Except the Host City

The Super Bowl was a humdinger of a game, a television ratings smash—and a dud for the Phoenix economy, which played host to the big event. New …

Airmail 2 for Mac review: Email exactly the way you want it

When I reviewed Airmail last year, it was arguably the best mail app available for the Mac. Since then, I've used a handful of other apps before …

Apps

Delta announces five-tiered seating plan | CNN Travel

Cattle to Coddle Class; Tips from JetBlue, Turkish and Others

My friend enjoyed first class treatment on Thai<p>I don't often sit outside of the economy cabin when I fly and neither do most of my friends. So when I or someone I know gets an upgraded experience it is fun to compare what the various airlines consider a lux experience.<p>An acquaintance told me that …

The Next Big Thing In Messaging Could Be An App You've Never Heard Of - And Never See

In the next few years, consumers won’t just send messages through traditional SMS or messaging services like WhatsApp, they’ll text and call through their mobile games and dating apps.<p>That’s the vision of Layer, anyway.<p>The platform run by the man behind Google Voice makes white-label software that …

Gigabit-Speed AC Wireless Routers Could Be One Of Your Smartest Home Tech Investments

If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch. One gift that could be even more useful than all of those could be a new wireless router …

Billionaire Bunkers: Beyond the Panic Room, Home Security Goes Sci-Fi

Al Corbi’s residence in the Hollywood Hills has the requisite white walls covered in artwork and picture windows offering breathtaking views of downtown Los Angeles, but it has more in common with NSA headquarters than with the other contemporary homes on the block. The Corbi family doesn’t need …

Twelve South’s BookBook Travel Journal: a beautiful rich, leather case for your iPad, new or old

Just in time for those new iPad Airs and soon-to-ship Retina iPad minis, Twelve South has introduced an all-in-one travel case for stowing your tablet along with tons of compartments for organizing your headphones, cables, and other accessories.<p>Keeping with the theme of the popular BookBook lineup, …

Best all-inclusive resorts for romance

What's more romantic than focusing solely on your travel companion? Some would argue that an all-inclusive resort makes that easier. No need for a wallet or purse, no worries about budget or expenditures. Emma Jupp, president of Liberty Travel, selected 20 all-inclusive resorts as nominees for the …