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Varsity Tutors, the online platform for learning, launches a mobile app

Varsity Tutors, the online platform that lets top-of-the-line tutors connect with students who need some brushing up, has today launched a native mobile app.<p>Back in 2012, the company started by simply matching tutors with students for in-person consultations. Over time, the company slowly built out …

Apps

iOS is still keeping other keyboards from greatness

Why can't anyone else use dictation?<p>Ask a toddler — sharing is tough stuff. And it hasn’t always been easy for tech companies, either. Take Apple, for example. For years, the company got zinged for not sharing iOS with third-party keyboard developers. Finally, with the release of iOS 8 in September …

Apps

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller<p>The updated 2017 version of the best travel apps<p>Citymapper<p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a friend …

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10 of the best boutique hotel websites

Whether it’s boutique B&Bs, budget pads, treehouses, or a glamorous hotel, these accommodation websites save you the trouble of trawling through endless internet listings<p><b>i-escape</b><p>Boutique accommodation website i-escape has a collection of more than 1,500 hotels, B&Bs, villas and guesthouses (in more …

Hospitality

The best Lightning cable

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article below at</i> <i>TheWirecutter.com</i><p>After measuring the charging speed of nearly 50 Lightning cables and sending the top 11 to our electrical engineer for teardown analysis, the $9 Anker …

Pharmacy is least trusted health profession, GPhC survey shows | Chemist+Druggist

Public trust in pharmacists' health advice is lower than for other healthcare professions, a survey commissioned by the General Pharmaceutical …

RIP, MSN Messenger: Microsoft Kills Old-School Chat App

In news that is sure to make you feel old, Microsoft is officially killing its 15-year-old instant messaging program.<p>Windows Live Messenger— formerly …

The special effects that make 'Game of Thrones' seem real

The gore-soaked world of George R.R. Martin's <i>Game of Thrones</i> wouldn't look nearly as impressive without the loving ministrations of special effects studios like SpinVFX and Mackevision. The two companies recently published VFX reels highlighting some of their contributions to the fourth season of …

How to Build a Better Game Boy with Raspberry Pi

You know how we like to remember things, as Bill Pullman’s character says in David Lynch’s <i>Lost Highway</i>, in our own way? When I think about Nintendo’s …

Raspberry Pi

The history of the Walkman: 35 years of iconic music players

We take portable music for granted these days. Any commuter in any big city in the world is more likely than not to have a pair of earbuds or headphones on as they walk, bike, or ride to their destination. The thing is, personal portable music didn't exist for most of human history, at least not in …