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Sweetheart flight deal gets you and your honey to Europe

Nothing says true love like flying to Europe for $100. WOW Air is ready for Valentine’s Day with deals to Iceland from American cities like Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York, and Pittsburgh starting at $99 one-way. San Francisco flights to Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik, start at $129. The sale started Tuesday ahead of the heart-filled …

Extremely rich dude Tim Cook just doesn't understand the need for money

The best things in life are free, or they cost around a thousand dollars and are paid off on installment plans.Image: Stephen Lam/Getty Images By Jack Morse2018-02-13 17:38:21 -0500 Money, who needs it? Not extremely rich dude and Apple CEO Tim Cook, apparently.  Sure, Cook’s estimated net worth is around $666 million, but, as he …

The Samsung Galaxy S9 may have stereo speakers and 3D emoji

Image: drew angerer/Getty Images By Monica Chin2018-02-13 19:34:12 UTC Samsung’s upcoming smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S9, will have some significant upgrades over the Galaxy S8, according to ETNews (via Android Authority).  The report claims the S9 will feature Animoji-style 3D emoji which will mimic users’ facial expressions. It will also feature dual stereo speakers on …

Boston Dynamics robot has nailed a craft that has evaded many of its predecessors – door handles

In a clip posted to its YouTube channel on Monday, Boston Dynamics showed off a new feature on its dog-like robot, SpotMini, which is now able to open up doors and let its buddies out. This new development is bringing up connotations of Black Mirror’s episode ‘Metalhead’ which was actually inspired by Boston Dynamics’ robots.

LG Announces Vision AI Backed Camera Feature for the Upcoming V30 Model

We have already seen a host of AI centric solutions on smartphones(eg.Samsung Bixby and Google Lens.) Smartphone manufacturers are increasingly relying on AI integration to better their offerings and help adapt to individual buyers needs. LG was rumored to be announcing an AI-powered camera feature and the company has finally announced that it will be …

Verizon will start locking its phones right when you buy them

Verizon is locking up its phones.Image: Andrew Burton/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2018-02-13 01:19:31 UTC The days of buying unlocked phones are over. Verizon is joining other phone carriers in the practice of keeping phones locked for a certain time period after purchase. That means you can’t buy a Verizon phone and start using it on …

Cybersecurity researchers say Olympics hacker aimed to embarrass

Ya burnt.Image: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images By Jack Morse2018-02-12 22:14:54 UTC The hot new trend in Winter Olympics fashion? Making the host country look like a chump.  Following reports that Olympic organizers had their servers hacked during the opening ceremony, security researchers have dug into the malware responsible and come to an interesting conclusion: Embarrassment was …