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Skip check-in; phone is latest hotel key

In this Oct. 14, 2014 photo, a mobile check-in option is offered for travelers at the main check-in counter at the Marriott Marquis Times Square hotel in New York.  AP PHOTO/KATHY WILLENS

Hotels don’t want guests to have to linger at the front desk—or even stop by at all. New programs are helping speed up the check-in process for busy travelers, or in at least one case, letting them go straight to their rooms by using their smartphone to unlock doors.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

The techie reader: Apps for book lovers

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Reading never goes out of style, even in the age of technology. In the advent of smartphones and tablets, book lovers have access to a wealth of apps for reading and beyond, taking the reading experience to a whole new level.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Track your weight, sleep or health fast with newest wristband in town

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Want to know in an instant how much weight you’ve gained, how much sleep you’re getting or simply put, whether you’re fit?

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Research | Read More »

Japan unveils ‘world’s first’ android newscaster

Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro, second from left, of Osaka University and The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Chief Executive Director Mamoru Mohri  Mori, second right, with Android robot Kodomoroid, left, and Otonaroid pose for photographers in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. AP

Japanese scientists on Tuesday unveiled what they said was the world’s first news-reading android, eerily lifelike and possessing a sense of humor to match her perfect language skills.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

5 tips to make dad feel everyday is Father’s Day

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Father’s Day comes only once a year — and it’s one of the rare chances to get a little cheesy with your Dad. Rare chocolates, a bouquet of flowers or a fancy dinner uptown can bring a smile to your mom’s face, but finding the right gift for your dad on his special day can often feel like a test. So instead of stressing over what to buy him, send the one thing guaranteed to make his day: your love.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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