Group rideshare looks like the next big thing to threaten Uber and Lyft.
As outsized ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft continue to build out their taxi-style marketplaces largely based around connecting individual passengers to individual drivers, a startup focused squarely on the carpooling opportunity has raised a large round of funding to expand outside of the U.S. Via — which has developed a shuttle-based carpooling service that it…
via Via raises $250M led by Daimler to bring its carpooling technology to Europe — TechCrunch
Enjoy these wonderful images. And all you amatuer photographers should read her insightful tips on photographing buildings and their details.
Art is all around us. Sometimes we use our cameras to create art from what we see instead of merely capturing moments. Here are a few suggestions to help you see the art in architecture the next time you head out to shoot it. Put your camera down Too many times we get caught up […]
via Shooting and Seeing Art in Architecture — Photofocus
Ever tried to connect your Roku to a hotel or dorm WiFi and failed miserably?
Well prepare to be amazed!
A feature called Hotel & Dorm Connect is now available in Roku OS 7.0 for almost all Roku streaming players and TVs. This new feature does not work on Roku 1 or SE models, or any Roku shipped prior to 2011.
Continue reading “Roku Travel Tips”
Tourists in Chicago may someday tour the skyline in glass aerial cable cars.
Continue reading “Tomorrowland in Chi Town”
A far-sighted project by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory has spawned some beautiful futurist posters promoting vacations on distant worlds. And the best part is— they’re free to download!
Continue reading “Travel Posters from Beyond”
Here’s a few suggestions for the gadget freaks on your Christmas list. You’ll find something to satisfy almost any tech geek— from the road warrior to the audio nerd.
- NEET CABLE KEEPER
Tame the rat’s nest! Organize your home or office with this clever cable management system from NEET. A fabric sleeve contains your “spaghetti” and keeps them under control with a number of elastic attachments. Simply zip up the sleeve with your wires inside. Along the length are several “exits” to allow you to hook up your accessories. An integrated structure wire embedded in the sleeve keeps the whole shebang in the desired shape or hidden from view. Perfect for entertainment centers, computer desks, or anywhere you have a TV.
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For years iBolt has been our go-to choice for vehicle docks. Their latest offering raises the bar once again!
Designed for most devices equipped with a Micro USB charging port, the new mPro Car Dock features an integrated charger and NFC convenience to launch your favorite driving app. It also includes the iBolt super-sticky suction cup that somehow leaves no goo on the windshield). Continue reading “New mPro Dock Rocks”
Aether offers sportswear for the outdoor enthusiast who wants function without sacrificing modern design and aesthetics.
When Aether decided to show off how functional their ski stuff and motorcycle jackets really are they decided to do it by motorcycle. The video, Chasing Winter combines two passions: motorcycles and skiing. Continue reading “Into the Aether”
Zipcar, the hipster car-share company will soon become part of Avis.
In a deal valued at over $490 million the merger means more weekend inventory for Zipcar, and fewer idle units for Avis. Reminds me of the lawn mower store that started selling snowmobiles. What else does a lawn mower store do in the winter?
Continue reading “Keep It Real, Zipcar”