Travel

How This Girlboss Swapped A Corporate Career For World Travel

Pictured in Bali: Stephanie Conway, who left her marketing career to become a digital nomad. PHOTO COURTESY OF STEPHANIE CONWAY, For years, Stephanie Conway worked in marketing for agencies representing brands like Samsung, Audi and T-Mobile. On the surface, this #girlboss had it all: financial stability, an enviable Instagram feed, glamorous party invites. But eventually, the sleepless nights […]

Travel

The latest trends in travel and tourism

With the rise of low-cost airlines and a growing middle class around the world, the tourist industry has changed immensely. Although traditional travel comprising planned packages and all-inclusive stays is still alive and well, other types of travel are booming. Technology plays a significant role in many of the advancements in travel and tourism. Ten […]

Travel

Top Travel Agency Group Wants to Find Fixes for Overtourism

Travel Leaders Group, a major travel agency consortium, has joined forces with New York University’s School of Professional Studies to address overtourism. The broad initiative combines research, partnerships with destinations, travel advisor education, consumer outreach, and marketing. The move comes as awareness of overtourism increases, and some travelers are opting for unique experiences instead of competing with crowds […]

Android

WhatsApp is finally rolling out PIP mode 2.0 to its Android users

WhatsApp is constantly adding new features and functionalities to its platform. Earlier this year it was reported that WhatsApp was working on improving the functionality of its picture-in-picture (PIP) mode. The original PIP mode had one critical limitation. It would stop playing a video whenever a WhatsApp user switched to another application. This, even when […]

Windows

Windows 10 can now automatically uninstall buggy updates for you

Sometimes, software updates just don’t go well, but Microsoft is doing its best to fix that with a new feature in Windows that will automatically uninstall recent updates, via Windows Latest. The new feature is more of a last resort tool — Microsoft says that it will only roll back updates in cases where the new software has […]

Windows

Microsoft launches new Office app for Windows 10

Microsoft is making a new Office app available to Windows 10 users today. It’s replacing the “My Office” app that currently exists, and it’s designed to be a lot more useful to Office users. It’s essentially a hub for launching recent documents, accessing the Office desktop apps, or simply finding the free web versions of […]

Windows

Microsoft is creating Windows Lite for dual-screen and Chromebook-like devices

Microsoft is preparing a new lightweight version of Windows for dual-screen devices and Chromebook competitors. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the software maker is stripping back its Windows user interface with dual screens in mind. This new hardware could launch as early as later this year, depending on chip and PC maker readiness. […]

Windows

Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform app dream is dead and buried

Microsoft had a dream with Windows 8 that involved universal Windows apps that would span across phones, tablets, PCs, and even Xbox consoles. The plan was that app developers could write a single app for all of these devices, and it would magically span across them all. This dream really started to fall apart after […]

Windows

Microsoft promises new Xbox ‘desktop experience’ for Windows 10

Microsoft is changing the way its Xbox app works on Windows 10. Previously, it was the main way to access Xbox friends lists, messages, and party features on a PC, but Microsoft has now updated the Xbox app on Windows 10 to rename it to “Xbox Console Companion.” In the update message, Microsoft says “This […]

Windows

Wacom releases rechargeable Bamboo Ink Plus for Windows 10 tablets

Wacom is releasing a new stylus for pen-enabled Windows 10 PCs that adds tilt support and a rechargeable battery. The new stylus, the Bamboo Ink Plus, supports both the Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP) and the Wacom Active ElectroStatic (AES) protocol, meaning the stylus is compatible with devices from the MPP-supported Microsoft Surface laptops to the […]