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City of London halts recycling bins tracking phones of passers-by

The City of London is halting a scheme that used recycling bins to track people as they walked by with their smartphones. The head of Renew London, which was behind the operation, wrote in an email, “I can confirm that we are not currently running any trials.”<p>Quartz was the first to report on the …

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Facebook Moves Into Local Commerce With OpenTable Restaurant Bookings

Facebook announced a deal today with OpenTable that will let people book restaurant reservations from the Facebook mobile app.<p>Now when people visit a restaurant’s Facebook page, they can book directly from the page without leaving to go to another app. It will be available for all 20,000 …

Trace collects your kick, push, coasting metrics, shares them on social media

If you land a kickflip and no one's around to watch, did it really happen in the first place? Should ActiveReplay secure its $150,000 Kickstarter goal, skaters may never have to grapple with such existential crises again. The company, which includes a number of fairly impressive pedigrees like the …

Groupon Reserve discounted reservations service comes to iOS

Groupon's iOS app just scored a refresh this week, adding access to the firm's new Reserve discount reservations platform via a dedicated tab. Savored users should be familiar with the concept: secure a spot at hit restaurants just as you can on OpenTable, but Groupon's flavor packs a compelling …

TourPal Travel Guide Makes Sifting Through Tours Easier

<i>TourPal Travel Guide - Audio Tour Guides Advisor with Tours, Hotels & GPS Offline Trip Maps (London, Paris, New York, Bangkok, Amsterdam, Barcelona,</i> …

frontflip app review: earn gifts and rewards for your loyalty to stores

Introduction<p>This app is designed to be more than just another store loyalty scheme; with countless stores and eateries featured, you can earn all …

Does In-Store Location Tracking Cross The "Creepy Line"?

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt famously (or infamously) said that Google's policy is to "get right up to the creepy line" but not to cross …

Lost-and-Found Bluetooth Accessory 'Tile' Passes $1 Million in Pre-Orders

Tile is a Bluetooth Low Energy device that connects to the iPhone to assist users in finding lost items like keys, wallets, computers and more. The company is offering Tiles for $19 each via a Kickstarter-like preordering process.<p>The company has more than 18,500 backers and just passed $1 million …

Chinese man uses Google maps to locate family 23 years after being kidnapped

A Chinese man has used Google maps to locate his family, 23 years after he was abducted. Luo Gang, who was kidnapped when he was just five years old, …

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The best iPhone apps for travel

What are all the different apps you might need while traveling? When you think about it, there are many! If you go somewhere where they speak a …

Bigger And Better: Google Maps 2.0 Brings iPad Support, Explore Section And More

Following their release on Android last week, several significant features have now made their way to the Google Maps app on iOS. And these features …

Goji smart lock snaps mugshots of your visitors

The smartphone-connected home security options keep coming, with the Goji smart lock latest to entice us to upgrade our door furniture and hook it up …

Home Automation

World War II Drawings By Weston Emmart Go Viral After His Grandson Posts Them Online (PHOTOS)

Many grandparents tell stories with such vivid descriptions their families can almost visualize the action. Talented illustrator Weston Emmart took his storytelling skills a step further, drawing his memories to best capture and share every single moment.<p>During his time serving in World War II, …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Surreal Wildlife Paintings by Tiffany Bozic | Colossal

<p>Self-taught artist Tiffany Bozic explores a wide range of natural themes in her tightly rendered depictions of wildlife. Drawing inspiration from …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Photos Created by Coating Negatives with Gasoline and Setting Them On Fire

Lisle, Illinois-based photographer Peter Hoffman‘s “Fox River Derivatives” project is a series of abstract photos that question mankind’s …

Creatively Defaced Streetscapes

As we saw in "Creatively Defaced Textbooks," it's easy enough to create drawings in a book that you take home with you, or hide behind the back of …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

Graphic Design