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Instagram Stories are coming to the web

Instagram Stories, its Snapchat clone now used by daily more people than Snapchat itself, is coming to the web. Initially, the feature will allow desktop and mobile web users to view Stories posted by their friends and others they follow. But it in the months ahead, the web version will allow you …

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet electrifies Pebble Beach

What's better than the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept coupe that debuted last year? To some, a convertible version of the 18.7-foot long stunner would be and that is exactly what Mercedes-Benz has uncovered this year during Monterey Car Week.<p>Like the coupe, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 …

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14 Route 66 Attractions to See on Your Next Road Trip

<i>Ready to have a good ol' fashioned road trip? Consider your travels planned with this excerpt from Drew Knowles's Route 66 Adventure Handbook, featuring quirky roadside attractions and facts you won't want to miss.</i><p>America's iconic highway is still alive and definitely worth incorporating into your …

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Profile of an American road trip: Where we go, what we eat, what we spend

Nearly 75% of Americans will take a road trip this year, and California is considered the preferred destination. Alaska and Florida finished second and third, respectively.<p>Those are among the findings of the 2017 Road Trip Survey of more than 1,300 U.S. drivers. For the purposes of the study, a …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Skype’s Snapchat-inspired makeover puts the camera a swipe away, adds stories

Microsoft today is launching a completely revamped version of its Skype application, with a new set of features that draw obvious inspiration from messaging rivals, like Messenger and Snapchat. Yes, that means Skype now has its own Stories-like feature, which it’s calling Highlights, as well as a …

23 Snapchats That Are So Stupid That You Can't Help Laughing

Snapchat is the birthplace optical illusions.

Drone flyover video offers breathtaking night shots of giant Apple Park campus

A new drone video delivers stunning shots of Apple Park lit up at night. The latest “campus porn” serves up a sight that will no doubt become very familiar to some of the 20,000 employees who soon will be pulling all-nighters ahead of the iPhone 8’s debut.<p>Apple’s enormous new HQ is set to open this …

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MIT created an app to help you learn a language while waiting for stuff to load

I love learning languages and am currently trying to learn Dutch, but somehow can’t bring myself to open the DuoLingo app or a textbook after a long day at the office. I could feel bad about it… if I didn’t speak a few other languages already. That puts me way ahead of the average American, as 75 …

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Mastercard’s new credit card has a built-in fingerprint scanner

Instead of using a PIN or signature to authorize a payment, you scan your fingerprint<p>The rise of mobile payments has made buying things with your fingerprint commonplace, so why not put that technology in a credit card? Mastercard thinks it’s worth a shot, and has built a credit card with a …

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2<p>Posted by<p>u/_tgil<p>3 years ago<p>Fogo is the ultimate adventure gadget with GPS, Flashlight, and Walkie-Talkie<p>I just launched a crowdfunding campaign for …

Microsoft Lumia phone with a huge camera bump appears in leaked photos

Microsoft appears to have been developing a new Lumia device with a camera bump that’s bigger or equal in size to the 41-megapixel Lumia 1020. Leaked photos from a Chinese auction site show a device identified only as "Nokia RM-1052" running Windows Phone 8.1 alongside 2GB of RAM and what appears …

Microsoft and Adobe team up to make Photoshop way better for touchscreens

Illustrator gets major new touch features too<p>Photoshop isn't the easiest app to use on a touchscreen, but Adobe is quickly beginning to change that. It officially began supporting touch gestures on Windows 8 today — including the ability to zoom, pan, and rotate — after starting to publicly test …

Microsoft imagines an incredible transparent smart cover for Surface tablets

It's just like a piece of paper<p>When Microsoft isn't busy transforming living rooms into giant Xbox games, it's working on incredible new technologies. The latest Microsoft Research work sees the company investigate the idea of a transparent smart cover for a Surface tablet. FlexSense is a …