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How to be a better tourist: 10 ways to stop upsetting the locals

Crowd-control measures in Venice, anti-tourism protests in Palma de Mallorca, mounting pressure to bring tourism under control in Barcelona: 2018 has witnessed a sharp rise in anti-tourist sentiment throughout Europe.<p>From Amsterdam to Dubrovnik, Hvar to San Sebastian, locals are becoming …

European Travel

15 'Secret' iPhone Hacks That Will Even Impress Siri

Want to know how to charge your phone super fast and correct Siri when she's wrong? These elusive shortcuts will help you save time.<p>While Apple products were created to be simple and easy-to-use tech tools for the everyday person, it turns out they’ve got a whole slew of their own hidden tricks and …

Apps

Could Digital Currency Make Our Money More Secure?

<i>This is the second installment in a three-part interview with Stanford Business School professor and economist Susan Athey on digital currencies. In part 1, we discussed what Bitcoin is and what potential applications are, and part 3 explains how MIT students, the poor and criminals will all</i> …

The best iPhone tips and tricks for iOS 11

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.<p>The new OS from Apple brings …

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Apple iPhone 5s: Spec sheet showdown

Samsung and Apple(s aapl) are the two biggest smartphone makers in the world, so it’s only natural to pit their latest flagship devices against one …

Apple iPhone 6 Could Launch in July (Rumor)

Since the launch of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C back in September last year, we’ve heard several rumor hinting at the possible launch of its …

Mobile Technology

Ex-Apple Engineer Launches Moov, The Next Generation Of Wearable Fitness Tracking

Welcome to the next generation of wearable fitness tracking! The first round of fitness trackers focused on introducing the idea of data to your daily activity and workout, but a new company called Moov wants to go beyond basic “step” data to tell you how to improve your form and get the most out …

Samsung Tizen prototype hands-on | Engadget at MWC 2014

Fed chief Yellen: No power to regulate Bitcoin

If Bitcoin owners were hoping for regulatory help from the Federal Reserve, Chair Janet Yellen disabused that notion in testimony before Congress on Thursday.<p>"To the best of my knowledge there's no intersection at all in any way between Bitcoin and banks that the Federal Reserve has the ability to …

The European Union is grilling Apple and Google about free-to-play apps

Like it or not, apps and games that cost nothing but that let users spend money inside them have become the norm on mobile app stores. And now the The European Commission is meeting with Apple, Google, and consumer protection groups to discuss reforms to so-called freemium games and apps. It's …

Google aims for a basic $50 modular phone next year, dishes more on Project Ara

Surprisingly, Google doesn’t see its ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone as something just for geeks.<p>In a lengthy profile by Time’s Harry McCracken, Google shined a light on its plans for Ara. And while the company still doesn’t seem sure if modular smartphones will be a hit, it’s certainly …

Google Announces An Online Data Interpretation Class For The General Public

Google has launched its own Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to teach the general public how to understand surveys, research, and data. Called “Making Sense of Data” and running from March 18 to April 4, the course will be open to the public and, like most MOOCs, will be taught through a series of …