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Great Ocean Road, Australia: Trip of a Lifetime

Many people naturally assume that Australia's most authentic travel experiences lie deep inland, somewhere in that ill-defined region called "the Outback" – a place of burning deserts, giant salt pans, cloudless skies and relentless struggle. The Great Ocean Road, just an hour's drive from downtown</b> …

Australia

Best Android smartphones of 2013

It has been another good year for Android. According to IDC, Android was on 81 percent of all the smartphones that shipped in the third quarter of 2013. The platform has driven real innovation, with new form factors, and accessibility, with affordable handsets. Google has rolled out many new …

Phones

Waze adds celebrity voices starting with Kevin Hart

Social GPS app Waze is adding more voices for those who prefer to have celebrities tell them where they’re driving.<p>Actor and comedian Kevin Hart is the first celebrity to lend their voice to Waze, giving users a new voice option for their turn-by-turn navigation. Hart will help guide drivers to …

Maps

New Nexus 5 ads are all about the camera

Google on Monday released new Nexus 5 ads focusing – pun not intended – on the camera features of the phone.<p>The new ads highlight several camera features of the Nexus 5 including the Photo Sphere (above), the HDR+ support or the Auto Awesome feature (below). Interestingly, all three ads are only 15 …

Google Nexus

Must read Android: top 11 stories this week

This week in your world of Android, KitKat hit a Verizon phone before a Nexus, Cyanogen teased a new partner, news of a smart new Camera API surfaced, Google updated several of its apps, and Samsung got slapped with a $290 million fine.<p>These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week …

Android Phones

How safe are the world's cities for cyclists?

Malmö<p>When I arrived in Malmö two years ago, it was the free bicycle pumps, installed in convenient places on cycle paths, which showed me that, when it comes to cycling in Sweden, Malmö leads the way. Sweden's third-largest city is laced with 500km (310 miles) of cycle lanes, more even than in …

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National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Google Chrome's top 10 hidden features

From the iPad interface to quick calculations, Daniel Johnson brings you 10 of Google Chrome's best hidden features<p><b>1) Built-in task manager</b><p>Everyone knows Ctrl+Alt+Delete brings up Windows task manager. But did you know Google Chrome has its own?<p>Chrome treats each tab as a separate process so if …

Software

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

A Modern-Day Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

The Parkroyal Hotel on Pickering is a contemporary interpretation of Babylonian hanging gardens, via Southeast Asia.<p>Singapore prides itself on its green-minded policies. With a well-connected public transportation network, robust water collection and treatment infrastructure, and a promise to …

This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …

Engadget's laptop buyer's guide: fall 2013 edition

We're not sure how many of you will be lucky enough to receive a spanking new notebook for the holidays, but just in case you've got one on your list (or are shopping for someone else), we've got a newly updated laptop buyer's guide full of suggestions. Whether it's a convertible Ultrabook you're …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …