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Google's New Flight Search Tool Helps You Find The Best Price

Google Flights has been revamped this week and it is the fastest flight price search website that I have used so far. Like many other travel websites, Google Flights will show you a range of fares and flight options as you select the destinations and the dates. Fortunately, Google Flights has …

Google Flights

IKEA will start selling wireless charging lamps and tables

After lots of perseverance from smartphone makers, wireless charging is finally starting to make an impact. Many big name phones now support the technology and companies like Starbucks are helping to bring it a wider audience. Now, it's set to receive another big boost, after IKEA, the world's …

Furniture

FDA makes official its hands-off approach to regulating health apps and medical software

The Food and Drug Administration today issued its final guidance on the regulation of health apps and other software, and health tech developers should be breathing a sigh of relief.<p>The FDA confirmed that it’ll take a hands-off approach to most medical device data systems (MDDS), or software that …

DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal Screening

When Amy Seitz got pregnant with her second child last year, she knew that being 35 years old meant there was an increased chance of chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome. She wanted to be screened, and she knew just what kind of screening she wanted — a test that's so new, some women and …

New Year's Day Recipes & Ideas

Arrange chile, avocado, and tomato-topped oysters on a bed of crushed ice for an elegant appetizer.

Oysters

Finally, a Smartwatch That Doesn’t Look Like a Geek Watch

Withings proves that you don't have to sacrifice fashion for a "smart" watch.<p>It is widely acknowledged that most smartwatches are ugly. It’s as though a group of hardware manufacturers formed a consortium and set a range of ugliness standards for these ultra-geeky watches.<p>But last week another …

Tip of the Day: Integrate Travel Time into Calendar Events

It’s easier than ever to stay on top of your appointments with the Calendar widget in Notification Center on iOS 8, but it’s even easier to be late if you don’t know when to leave for your next appointment. Fortunately, you can integrate travel time into your Calendar events in just a few short …

Is now a good time to switch to Apple’s iCloud Drive?

Long time Apple users may recall iDisk, an online file storage solution for Macs originally associated to your iTools account. It later became part …

4 Reasons Successful Entrepreneurs Need Executive Assistants

As an entrepreneur, you put a great deal of thought in surrounding yourself with talented and dynamic people who add to the success of your business endeavors. The abilities and contributions of your team often determine the overall outcome of your project. Yet there is one position often …

How To Decide On A Name And Logo For Your Startup

For many entrepreneurs, building a successful startup begins with an idea for a product or a service. You may not turn your attention to a name and logo until weeks or months later, and when you do, you may be uncertain about how to proceed. Avoid making the creation of a name and logo an …

5 tips for building a small business website on Squarespace

Small businesses need big websites.<p>Squarespace can help. The website-builder has become a go-to for folks looking to create their own sites, an …

Gorgeous Swiss timepiece will cure your Apple Watch envy

Watches

Xplenty sets up its simplified Hadoop software on the Google cloud

Xplenty, a startup that sells an easy-to-use cloud-based version of the Hadoop open-source big data software, has brought its service to the burgeoning Google Cloud Platform.<p>Xplenty charges as little as $99 per month for the software when it runs on the Google public cloud. The software comes with …

13 Apps You Should Use Every Day

Apps

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Hidden City Ticketing Search Engine

Allow us to play devil's advocate when the lowest fare isn't low enough.<p>We list all A:B:C < A:B, so you can book A:B:C and fly A:B for …

Pulitzer Winning Photographer David Turnley’s Advice to a Class of Photojournalism Students

I had a wonderful opportunity today in that I got to enjoy the company of Pulitzer Prize-winner photojournalist David Turnley in the setting of my …

The Parrot Zik 2.0 Headphones Are Where Fantastic Sound Meets Impressive Noise Canceling Technology

Watch out, Bose. The Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones are here and they’re aimed directly at your customers. The Zik 2.0s are comfy, efficient at noise canceling, and best of all, they look amazing. And how do they sound? Pretty damn good, actually.<p>The Parrot Zik 2.0 are the company’s second try at …

Following Elvis: Never-Before-Seen Photos of the King at Work and Play

Please Mr. Postman, 1956<p>On the train from Richmond, Virginia to New York, Elvis reads a fan letter to DJ Fontana (his drummer), and shows him the …

Mark Bittman's case for savory food in the morning, and his favorite 15-minute breakfasts

When he isn't running or writing, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman is constantly traveling — or eating. Here, the author of "How to Cook Everything Fast" shares his morning routine, and his two go-to 15-minute breakfasts for people in a rush.<p><b>Would you call yourself a morning person?</b><br>I am <i>the</i> …

Breakfast

Check Out 50 Behind-The-Scenes Photos From Star Wars

J.J. Abrams’s <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> is due out next Christmas, and so far, all accounts suggest it will be a return to the practical effects that made Episode IV, V, and VI feel so much more <i>tangible</i> than the CGI spectacles of the prequels.<p>And hopefully 30 years from now, whatever AI construct who …

T-Mobile CEO Legere on iPhone Bendgate: It's horse dung

Sometimes, you need to curse to make your point.<p>In the case of T-Mobile CEO John Legere, a curseless statement is rarer than a polar bear in Silicon Valley.<p>It's heartening, then, that he dedicated the full force of his lexicon to the phenomenon known as Bendgate. In this, an iPhone 6 Plus was said …

THE SHOT: Human Spider

Epson asked me to make a photograph of a spider that was composed of people for an ad. The campaign copy was, "With other printers you can see the spider; with our printer you can see the dancers in the spider.”<p>I cast dancers for each "part." I asked each dancer to find his or her body-double from …

The Great American Menu: Foods Of The States, Ranked And Mapped

What are the United States' best regional foodstuffs? Its worst? These are the questions that bedevil the mind of man—but no longer! For here, we …

What Eating Can Tell You About The People Around You

Life and relationships present us with a near-constant flurry of questions. Is this person genuine? Are they nice? Are they trustworthy? Do my friends really like me? There is an easy way to find the answers to all of these questions and more: just eat a meal with someone. I have long maintained …

Fighter Jet's Landing Gear Fails, So Pilot Lands Vertically On A Stool, On A Boat

On a wing and a prayer. Oh, and a stool -- <i>don't forget the stool!</i><p>Capt. William Mahoney made use of each on June 7, after the front landing gear on his AV-8B Harrier jet failed shortly after take off from the USS Bataan, an amphibious assault ship currently out in the Mediterranean Sea, according to …

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