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How To Check Into Your Room At Hilton Using Your Smartphone

The Wall St. Journal is reporting that Hilton Hotels is investing $550 million to replace all the door locks on more than 4,200 properties around the world. The project is expected to be complete next year and when finished, will allow guests to completely skip the check-in desk. The Hilton Hotels app already lets you [...]

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How To: Stream Movies to Your Chromecast or Apple TV with ‘LocalCast’ for Android

I get almost all of my video content digitally, whether through Apple TV, Netflix, Hulu+, YouTube, or, in the case of full length feature films, we’ll just say “other means.” I have a DVD player, but I couldn’t even tell you the last time I turned it on. This post isn’t meant to tell you [...]

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How To: Save A Google Map On Your iOS Or Android

iOS Download Google Maps for iOS Open Google Maps and click on the icon just to the right of the search bar. Scroll all the way to the bottom, and click “Save map to use offline.” You will then be able to zoom in or out. Any area will be saved to your phone. Of course, [...]

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This Gadget Will Forever Change Dinner

Let’s be honest. Dinner is kind of a pain. You have to plan it, it takes time and energy, and after a long day of work, it’s the last thing most of us want to do. But what if you had a robotic sous-chef to help you out? That’s Mellow, the smart sous-vide cooking machine. [...]

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[Apps] Nudge Brings All Your Health and Fitness Gadgets and Apps Together in One Convenient Place

The one trend in wearable tech that’s really caught on is its many uses in the health and fitness industry. There are so many uses, in fact, that’s is hard to keep them all straight. Tracking calories, tracking sleep, analyzing your workouts, mapping your morning run, looking at charts, graphs, and endless other metrics — [...]

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Sony Xperia Z2 Now Available in the U.S. for T-Mobile and AT&T

Great news for Sony fans this week: the Xperia Z2 is now officially available for the U.S. market and will work with AT&T and T-Mobile 4G LTE in the U.S. No U.S. carrier currently offers Sony’s latest flagship, so if you’re keen on picking one up, this is the way to go. They’re currently offering [...]

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Jobr Is An App That Is Like Tinder For Careers

For those looking for love, the simplicity of the app Tinder has always been a thing of beauty. Swipe left if you don’t like who you see on your device. Swipe right if you like them. If you match up with someone who liked you too, you can start chatting. Truth is, searching for love [...]

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Mark Cuban Wants Your Text Messages to Self Destruct

Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and frequent “shark” on Shark Tank, has been pushing a new app on Twitter lately—Cyber Dust. It destroys text messages, much like Snapchat destroys photos. (PS, his handle for the app is @blogmaverick.) Cyber Dust for iOS (and coming soon for Android) sends completely encrypted text messages that [...]

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Strava Now Supports Android Wear

The Running/Cycling App that we all love has just received it’s newest update and now supports Android Wear. During your ride, you have a quick view of your stats, and can start/stop your activity by hand or voice activation. This update also introduces Routes. You can download routes others have posted or save your own [...]

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These 5 Apps Will Get Your Productivity on Track

Let’s face it. Phones have become one of our biggest distractions in life. Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, text messages, and a slew of other time suckers, if can be difficult to stay focused on your real-time tasks—you know, those ones you get paid to do. Luckily, a slew of iPhone and Android apps are [...]

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