Mohit Patel

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Here’s how much storage you’ll actually get on the Galaxy S5

Even though Samsung has significantly cut down on new bloatware for its Galaxy S5 smartphone, the company did not reveal how much storage space is …

NBC inexplicably orders a Heroes reboot

NBC, for reasons passing understanding, has ordered a 13-episode miniseries reboot of <i>Heroes</i> to air in 2015<i>.</i> The series will be titled <i>Heroes Reborn,</i> …

The 'first electronic person' was a box on wheels

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills.</i><p>Some <i>humans</i> have enough trouble navigating an apartment without stubbing their toes, and that's with a robust onboard computer, finely tuned …

Samsung tries again with Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches

<b>Samsung has shown off the Gear 2, its second attempt at releasing a smartwatch that has mass appeal with consumers.</b><p>The company demonstrated the device along side another new model, the lighter Gear 2 Neo.<p>Both have a heart rate sensor, a pedometer and various tools to measure exercise, sleep and …

Holding out for Heroes

<i>Commenting on the Critics with Simon Columb….</i><p>In the last twenty-four hours, NBC released details of resurrecting an old franchise:<p>“<i>‘Until we get</i> …

Burmese chilli fish with hot and sour salad recipe

From 'A Change of Appetite', a light fish dish with a fresh oriental taste<p>A great quick dish, adapted from a recipe in Naomi Duguid’s 'Burma: Rivers of Flavor’, one of my favourite cookbooks.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>750g (1lb 10oz) white fish fillets, skinned<br>2 tsp turmeric<br>8 shallots, very finely chopped<br>½ tsp …

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11 Incredible Canopy Beds That Will Make You Feel Like Royalty

What's more luxe than a canopy bed? Nothing.<p>What's more luxe than a canopy bed? Nothing. These chic designs will make you want to rethink your own room.

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Samsung Gear 2 beats Apple to fitness-tracking smartwatch

Samsung has released two updated versions of its Gear smartwatch featuring slimmer designs and heart rate sensors beating Apple to the release of a health-tracking smartwatch.<p>The Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo improve on the original Galaxy Gear, which received poor reviews and was described by Samsung as …

Apocalypse NAO: Are Robots Threatening Your Immortal Soul?

Last week, a Christian college in Matthews, North Carolina unveiled something unprecedented: a humanoid robot whose sole mission is to explore the ethical and theological ramifications of robotics.<p>Expectations, however, should be managed. The bot in question isn’t a clattering machine assembled in …

12 Years a Slave 'could be a game changer for black directors'

As the deadline for voting in the Academy Awards approaches this week, Tinseltown's elite could yet make movie history. If British director Steve McQueen's <i>12 Years a Slave</i> is named best picture, it will be the first time a black director's film has taken the top Oscar.<p>Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who will …

The Google Smartwatch Is Real, And It’s Coming Soon (But Maybe Not Too Soon)

Google’s long-rumored smartwatch is real, and still “officially” expected to begin shipping in mid to late March. However, many members of the smartwatch team inside Google believe that date will either be pushed back to June, or the watch will end up shipping incomplete with a smaller feature set …

The Top Wellness Travel Trends For 2014

• <b>Mind Matters:</b> Consumers have caught on to mindful vacations that offer mental restoration through meditation, yoga, qi going and journaling.• <b><br>The Rise</b> …

New Luxury Resort Opening in Sochi, Russia this Winter

Already in the global spotlight due to the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics, Solis Sochi Hotel & Suites—from Capella Hotels & Resorts—opens later this …

Step Inside Africa's First Underwater Hotel Room

Africa opened its first underwater hotel room this month, making it the second in the world.<p>The room, at the Manta Resort on the Zanzibari island of Pemba, was designed by Swedish artist Mikael Genberg, who also built the first underwater hotel room in a lake in Sweden. The Manta Resort room sits 4 …

8 Ski Resorts for All Types of Travelers

Whether you’re looking for a high-adrenaline adventure out on the slopes, the best spots for après-ski, or relaxing spa facilities for post-ski …

How to Stay Healthy in Italy

The birthplace of pizza, where pasta flows as freely as the wine, Italy may seem like a tough place to keep an eye on your waistline. However, with a …

10 Off The Beaten Path Cities You Should Absolutely Visit

Ask a random person and they can easily rattle off the famous cities around the world, and the list will undoubtedly include New York, Paris, and London.<p>Paris is Paris and London is London, but that shouldn’t mean it’s the only city worth checking out. If you’re already planning to shell out the …

Incredible Private Pools at 7 Worldwide Hotels

While an infinity-edge pool that glints under the sun is fabulous, nothing beats a private pool you need not share with other hotel guests. At …

Hotels That Make the Most of a Stellar Location

When it comes to hotels, great views are always a selling point. A cityscape, a beach sunset, a lush courtyard...pretty much any slice of wonder or beauty can bump up a room's desirability (and price). But then there are those instances when -- by virtue of its proximity to something spectacular -- …

Top Trends in Airline Food

<i>Courtesy Etihad Airways</i><p>Onboard space constraints, limited convection ovens and a major lack of ambiance all detract from the enjoyment of skillfully prepared in-flight cuisine. But the parties who provide airline food won't let fliers' dining experiences become subpar. Over the past few years, …

Oceania Commits $50 Million to Renew 3 Ships

Oceania Cruises’ trio of R-class ships—<i>Insignia</i>, <i>Nautica</i>, and <i>Regatta</i>—have always been favorites of savvy cruisers who seek value in a luxury vacation. …

16 Gift Ideas For People Who Travel Too Much

Whether it’s a jet-setting businessman uncle, a kid about to “study” abroad in Europe, or a pair of long-distance lovers, we all know people who can’t seem to stay in one place. Here’s our guide to the best-designed gifts for globetrotters.<p>CD

Top 10 Things to Do in Paris at Christmas

You probably won't be able to jet over to Paris for Christmas. But if you could, here are ten fun things to do (excerpted from the Rick Steves' European Christmas book). Read these and imagine a Joyeux Noël in the City of Light:<p><b>Manèges de Noël: Christmas Carousels</b><p>These seasonal merry-go-rounds pop …

St. Petersburg, Russia Is A Winter Instagram Wonderland

Some places just look prettier on Instagram than in regular photos.<p>We'll have to hand it to St. Petersburg, Russia-- the city is already pretty charming, but those vintage filters make the European-style streets and broad, open city squares all the more exquisite.<p>For example, here's the Palace …

7 Two-Faced Places Where Winter Is Just As Awesome As Summer

There are "summer places," like beaches, who totally lose their zing during the frigidity of winter. Then there are "winter places," like some ski resorts, who become empty wastelands in summer.<p>Here are seven special spots, however, who cheat the seasons by being awesome in either one.<p><b>Banff and</b> …

10 Greatest Travel Books of All Time

<i>Photo Courtesy Michael Mohr. Article by Ian Crouch, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Just what is travel writing? Sometimes it tells the story of a journey -- the initial excitement of a ship leaving port or the joy of watching the sun rise in a brand-new place. Often it celebrates the act of …

Upgraded Private Aviation Facility Debuts in NYC Area

Life is good for New York‘s jet-set crowd, and it’s only getting better, thanks to the newly unveiled terminal upgrade for Signature Flight Support, …

20 Mountains All Skiers And Snowboarders Should Visit In Their Lifetime

From ritzy Snowmass in Aspen, Colorado, to the steep terrain of Cerro Catedral in Argentina, here are 20 mountains that all skiers and boarders should visit in their lifetime.<p><i>Julie Zeveloff contributed to this story.</i>

13 Fantastic Gifts For The World Traveler

Long flights are exhausting, and it can be a challenge to pack all of your belongings into one bag.<p>We've rounded up some fun solutions that also make great gifts for that person you know who's always racking up the frequent flier miles.

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