Hands on with the world’s first 4K TV with built-in Alexa voice controls

May 18, 2017

Image: ramyond wong/mashable It used to be that you bought a cheap TV from budget brands and got pure garbage for what you paid for, but that’s not so anymore. Case in point: Westinghouse and Elements new 4K Amazon Fire Edition TVs, the first smart TVs to include Alexa voice control. They start at $449 for a 43-inch and Climb up to $889 for a 65-inch 4K set, but man are they anything but junk. SEE ALSO: Thanks to Amazon, it’s time to kill your landline I was extremely reluctant …

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Pandora — The World of Avatar and 10 other hot theme parks of the future

May 12, 2017

(CNN)Ever wanted to fly on the back of a banshee, sail through a bioluminescent jungle or Climb a floating mountain? Not enough theme park thrills? There’s more to come as construction gets underway on hot new adventure experiences around the world. To get the lowdown on what to expect, we caught up with The Theme Park Guy, aka Stefan Zwanzger, a man whose roller coaster career has so far taken him to more than 350 parks in 150 countries. “I’ve been to parks that …

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TED 2017: UK ‘Iron Man’ demonstrates flying suit – BBC News

April 28, 2017

He told the BBC that he always had a passion for making things and loved a challenge. “I did this entirely for the same reason that you might look at a mountain and decide to Climb it – for the journey and the challenge.” He said he was also fascinated by the idea of human flight. Image copyright Bret Hartman/Ted Image caption Mr Browning keeps his flights short and low to ground even though he could fly much higher The suit can currently fly uninterrupted for around …

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Uber lost a hefty $2.8 billion last year

April 15, 2017

… Some outside observers also believe that theory. Others don’t, citing Uber’s as-yet-to-be-proved model as having little upside. And then there’s, you know, the bus. WATCH: Students build an electric wheelchair that can Climb stairs More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsGraphPlayer Business 100k/m FD Leverage Facebook As Your Own Personal Video Player! Simply by Copying and Pasting one line of code!Covert Geo Targeter New WordPress Plugin Lets You Easily Geo …

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler in leading quartet

April 8, 2017

… first, second in his three visits to Augusta, birdied three of his last six holes for a 69 to Climb back to level par after suffering a quadruple-bogey nine at the 15th in a round of 75 Thursday. “I think the course is going to get very firm, keeping the ball below the hole is so key when the nerves at the weekend come up,” Spieth told Sky Sports. Three-time champion Mickelson, who at 46 and nine months could overtake Jack Nicklaus as the oldest Masters winner should he triumph …

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This emerging country ranks very, very low on the global happiness index

March 22, 2017

… there’s more. Despite being one of the hottest investment destinations and among the fastest-growing markets for many global companies, especially in tech (Facebook, Uber, WhatsApp, etc.), India is unable to Climb the ‘ease of doing business’ list. Add to that, most Indians are tired and overworked in their jobs. India is also the fourth-most vacation-deprived country in the world. Need we say more? WATCH: Study Shows Happiness is Trending Down on Twitter …

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Zurich layover guide: Make the most of your Swiss stopover

March 22, 2017

… protestant church that is one of the city’s three great churches. Climb the tower for a great view of the city. Five minutes walk across the Limmat is one of the city’s other major churches, the Fraumunster, featuring stained glass windows by celebrated Russian artist Marc Chagall. Behind the Fraumunster runs the Bahnhofstrasse, a mile-long shopping street that is one of the world’s most exclusive (and expensive). If you have a few hours to spare before your flight, and feel …

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