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Premium Economy Class: Is It Worth It?

When Hawaiian Airlines announced their new Extra Comfort seating option a few days ago, they were just the latest in a line of airlines adding options for travelers flying economy -- for those of us who are fed up feeling squashed into standard economy seating.<p>When Hawaiian Airlines announced their …

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A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

Daylight Saving Time 2013: When Does It End? And Why?

Here's why we get an extra hour of sleep and an earlier sunset this weekend.<p><b>With an extra hour of sleep and an earlier sunset, daylight saving time (also called daylight savings time) ends this weekend.</b><p>That means clock confusion is once again ticking away, giving rise to hotly debated questions: …

Ask Airfarewatchdog: Hong Kong Air Quality, Airplane Seat Belts

<b>Hong Kong Air Quality</b><p>Q: We are flying from Los Angeles to Hong Kong this December and have heard horror stories about air pollution. Is it really that bad? How does it compare to LA's air quality?<p>A: According to Wikipedia, "Air pollution in Hong Kong is considered a serious problem. Visibility is …

The World's Most Scenic Airports

Flying might not be as glamorous or luxurious as it once was, but there are still some things about flying that are... pretty.<p>So instead of burying your head in your book jockeying for position to get off the plane first upon landing, why don't you actually look out the window and take in the …

Airbus and Boeing Clash Over Seat Width and Standards

A row has flared up between leading planemakers over the width of tourist-class seats on long-distance flights, setting the tone for a bitter …

The Paris of Your Dreams: 20 Pictures of People Kissing in the City of Light

Smooch<p>The Paris of Your Dreams: 20 Pictures of People Kissing in the City of Light<p>It turns out that Paris is in fact the most romantic city on earth. …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Google Nexus 5 review: A Nexus with power, potential, and the right price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Google Nexus 5</b> has LTE for multiple carriers, a sleek and solid build, and an excellent price. It makes crystal-clear calls, battery life is long, and integration of Google Now is deep and wide.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Nexus 5's screen is dimmer than its competitors' and its camera struggles under …

Android News

HTC M8 will feature Sense 6: report

HTC Sense version 6 will be running on top of Android on the upcoming M8 phone, according to a recent report. Sense is already at version 5.5 on …

How-To: Install Android 4.4 KitKat On Your Nexus 4

Don’t want to wait for the official Android 4.4 KitKat update for your Nexus 4? Not a problem, as you can manually install the latest and greatest …

Android this week: Nexus 5 launches; KitKat is here; Samsung gets bold

FInally! This week, Google’s(s goog) Nexus 5 moved from rumor status to the real deal. And with so many leaks of the device in prior months, there …

Samsung W2014 is world's first Snapdragon 800 flip phone, costs over $1,640

China Telecom's obsession with Samsung's luxury clamshells isn't dwindling any time soon. In fact, the two companies have just launched a new model, the SCH-W2014, at their annual "Heart Of The World" charity concert in Nanjing last night. While it shares a similar appearance with the W2013 and the …

Android Jelly Bean Passes 50% Adoption, ICS Falls Below 20%

Google today updated its Platform Versions page for Android, revealing that Jelly Bean has finally surpassed the 50 percent mark. Android 4.3, 4.2, and 4.1 are not only still steadily growing, but are now on more than half of devices. All other Android versions, have lost share.<p>Breaking down the …

Firefox OS phones spread into Mexico, Uruguay, and Peru

Firefox phones from Telefónica were just launched in three new Latin American countries, accelerating the Mozilla-brewed mobile OS’s global growth.<p>Telefónica is bringing the ZTE Open and Alcatel One Touch Fire to Mexico. In Peru, the carrier is launching the ZTE Open; in Uruguay, the Alcatel One …

Instagram serves its first advertisement, users unsurprisingly irked

A new era has begun in the kingdom of photo filters and hashtags. Instagram has recently served users in the US its first ad ever, and (as par for the course for a change this big) not everyone's happy. The unlucky guinea pig getting all the hate is fashion designer Michael Kors, who featured one …

Hands-on with Android 4.4 KitKat on the Nexus 4 (video)

Android 4.4 KitKat is the long-awaited upgrade to Google’s Android operating systems for smartphones and tablets. Although it doesn’t bring huge …

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

The Happiest Country in the World

TravelDigital Nomad<p>So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve …

Stylish Transportation and Accommodation: Weekend Roundup

Whether traveling by boat, plane, or train, we’ve got you covered, from some scenic train rides to breaking news in air travel. Pack your bags with …

Here Are The Airlines That Can Now Offer WiFi During Landing And Takeoff

WiFi provided by Gogo — used by American Airlines, Delta, United, US Airways and other carriers — does not work at low altitudes.<p>Spokesperson Steve Nolan told Business Insider the antennas on its towers are set up to beam WiFi to planes at cruising altitude, not on the ground. They could be …

A boy oversleeps on train, uses Google Maps to find family 25 years later

When Saroo Munshi Khan was five years old, he went with his older brother to scrounge for change on a passenger train in a town about two hours away …