Nik Ostis

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Chromecast’s best competitor is finally here— but will it survive?

It may not come with the same branding and reputation that Google’s Chromecast does, but Airtame certainly has plenty to boast about.<p>Airtame, the …

Chromecast

20 Mistakes You Make When You First Move to NYC

1. Paying more than $1 for a slice of pizza.<p>2. Entering the subway station going downtown when you need to go uptown.<p>3. Riding that wrong direction train for a handful of stops before finalizing realizing you're approaching Pelham Bay Park when you were trying to get to Houston Street.<p>4. …

Spending Twenty Minutes at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden's Seasonal Ice Rink

<i>D.C. is filled with architecturally interesting public spaces. To get an idea of how people are using these spaces, Curbed writers are spending twenty minutes in a given location and taking note. Want to nominate a place for this series? Hit up our tipline. Here's what happened between 4:20-4:40</i> …

Add an invisible keyboard to Android devices 4.0 and up

Looking for some extra screen real estate? Or maybe you just want to show off by typing on an invisible keyboard? Check out Fleksy for free.<p>Fleksy just came out of private beta, and now it's available on the Google Play store for everyone to try it out. It has its own classic-style keyboard layout, …

Apps

Pogoplug packages Tor for the masses with the $49 Safeplug

Tor, the top privacy tool for online activists and miscreants alike, is about to jump into the mainstream.<p>Or at least that’s what Pogoplug thinks. The hardware company, better known for its cloud storage devices, has unveiled SafePlug, a $49 box that it hopes will make it easier for more people to …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

Bitdefender Antivirus Review

Android has amazing security. In most cases, you don’t need anti-virus or anti-malware app because Android rocks. For those of you that like to remain protected and enjoy peace of mind, we have for you a review of Bitdefender Antivirus Free. The app is provided by a security company called …

Apps

Brunch Wire

Add <b>Kapnos</b> to the roster of restaurants offering brunch. The <b>Mike Isabella</b> restaurant will serve dishes like baklava French toast and the intriguing-sounding <b>spit-roasted chicken and waffles</b>. The patio recently opened as well. [EaterWire]

Monster creeps into tablet market with unassuming M7

The Monster M7 in its blue, "non-skid" coating.<p>Monster announced Wednesday that they have a new tablet available only to Wal-Mart shoppers — a petite 7-inch tablet going for just $150. Coincidentally, that's the same price as one of the company's 8-foot HDMI cables.<p>Yes, Monster is best known for …

Gear & Gadgets