Sam Shmikler

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The Airline Fee Hater's Guide To The Skies

Airline fees are pretty much the bane of our travel existence. It’d be one thing if they were listed clearly in the open. But alas, extra fees are incredibly sneaky, tricky, hidden and confusing. They are ZERO fun.<p>We attempted to make sense of the madness by charting the extra fees for checked …

As top tablets reach ‘Retina’ resolutions, which has the sharpest screen?

The new iPad Mini puts the same number of pixels as a larger Retina iPad into a smaller space, making for a "denser" display.<p>Apple's iPad announcements on Tuesday renewed a conflict that has smoldered since the announcement of the iPhone 4: When it comes to "Retina" displays, who has the sharpest, …

Gear & Gadgets

Vegetarian Fried Rice

I can't remember how I initially found Grace Young, Matt Lardie (co-founder of the group), and the Wok Wednesdays crowd, but however it happened, it surely was a stroke of luck for me. From the moment that I ditched my non-stick wok in favor of a carbon steel one, I knew that stir-frying was going …

Food & Dining

OS X Mavericks is out, walkthrough: iBooks, Maps, and more

Today Apple released version 10.9 of Mac OS X, codenamed “Mavericks.” The new OS includes several new features and enhancements over the previous version, “Mountain Lion.” The update is available for free for all compatible Macs from the App Store<p>Below you’ll find a closer look at some of the new …

It's Official

It’s Official: The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>Victor Agreda Jr. remembers his first Apple …