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American Airlines India•
In September 2021, American Airlines announced a new partnership with IndiGo, providing connectivity within India. Reciprocal mileage earning and loyalty program benefits have now been introduced, so I wanted to recap all the details of this partnership. American & IndiGo codeshare agreement In October 2021, American Airlines launched a new route between New York (JFK) and Delhi (DEL), marking th

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox . Welcome back to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. Your usual host, Kirsten Korosec, is off the grid and hopefully having a fabulous vacation, so I’ll

Rune Labs FDA Apple•
The United States Food and Drug Administration just cleared StrivePD, an app that tracks and detects Parkinson’s symptoms using Apple’s Movement Disorder API. Rune Labs, the company behind this app, hopes that it will accelerate Parkinson’s research and improve the lives of patients. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Postcard advertising the Garfield Recreation Bar, with image of trumpet player. Printed on front: “Louis Hanels invites you to the Garfield Recreation Bar. Dancing, liquors, bowling. Music by Walter Schuller and his orchestra. The finest Polish-American dance rhythms in Detroit. Free parking for patrons. 4472 Chene at Garfield, IV.9116, GE. 8740.” Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Det

Back in 2021, Telegram hit 500 million active users (many thanks to the backlash against WhatsApp ). Fast-forward to today, and the messaging app now has 700 million monthly users. So, Telegram is launching a Premium subscription, with hopes of capitalising on its considerable growth. In a lengthy blog post , the company introduced Telegram Premium, which is priced at $5 per month. The subscripti

An ex-Amazon Web Services (AWS) employee has been found guilty of multiple crimes in relation to one of the largest ever US data breaches. According to a CNBC report, former AWS engineer Paige Thompson was found to have used her position within the firm to hack into Capital One’s database and steal sensitive information on more than 100 million people. Using the alias “erratic”, she apparently bu

Uncharted, Sony's hit blockbuster, will be coming to Netflix in July, it has been confirmed. Released into theaters on February 11 this year, the movie enjoyed a fruitful run in cinemas, with over $400 million in box office receipts. And, after a release on digital download and DVD last month, its streaming bow has now been confirmed. Uncharted is based on Naughty Dog’s immensely popular video ga

While Apple has yet to unveil its first AR/VR headset to the world yet, there are already rumors about its second-generation headset. If they’re true, Apple’s follow-up mixed reality device could have an incredible display that will put the Quest 2 and PSVR 2 to shame. It has long been rumored that Apple has been eyeing up microOLED displays for its AR/VR headsets. Back in February, we reported a

Epstein Fossil Ukrainians•
Enlarge (credit: MCCAIG/Getty ) In the UK, it now costs more than 100 pounds to fill up a typical family car with petrol, and oil prices could rise even further . But are such high prices for fossil fuels a bad thing? While attention is focused on measures to tackle the global cost of living crisis, there has been much less focus on a very uncomfortable truth—that solving the climate crisis requi

Despite being one of the countries in Europe with the most hours of sunshine, Spain has extremely low levels of household solar installations. Madrid-based Samara , a startup founded in May this year — which is launching a service in its home market today — wants to change that, spotting what it believes is a major opportunity to accelerate the market’s transition to renewable energy. The startup

Mashable / 35min
Once you sign up for a subscription service, it's easy to forget about it and let that monthly charge run on, even if you're no longer reaping the benefits. This is where subscription managers come in. These handy services help you see, at a glance, what you're paying out for on a weekly, monthly, or even yearly, basis so you can better manage your finances. Here are five ways to manage your subs

Engadget / 36min
Google has been trying to nudge Apple into adopting the GSMA’s RCS messaging protocol, from not-so-subtle jabs at I/O 2022 to lengthy Twitter threads from the head of Android. The latest tool from the makers of Android? Drake lyrics. The official Android Twitter account shared an “unofficial lyric explainer video” for “Texts Go Green,” the third song from Drake’s latest album. Both the title and

One of the best VPN services around, NordVPN has just launched a new feature that allows its users to create their very own private network. Instead of rerouting internet connections via a VPN server, Meshnet lets users direct their traffic through other devices over encrypted private tunnels. This means that NordVPN subscribers will be able to connect their own, family members' and friends' devi

Wired / 50min
Meet the Cosmo, an all-metal electric ax with pickups that can be repositioned to create custom sounds.

Wired / 50min
Climate change and natural variability are making this a year of big weather events—so get ready for more heat waves, droughts, and hurricanes.

Microsoft Explorer•
Wired / 50min
Microsoft's legacy browser may be dead—but its remnants are not going anywhere, and neither are its lingering security risks.

Wired / 50min
Cowriter Chris Hayward finds most real-life robots terrifying. But if the future looks like the film's sentient droid, he says, "we'll be fine."

The PS5 is undoubtedly one of Sony's largest ever consoles, so it's little surprise to see one YouTuber taking his own steps to create a slim model. While we're waiting for official news on a PS5 Slim , YouTuber Matthew 'DIY Perks' Perks has taken up the challenge. Well known for taking on tech-related builds, his latest YouTube video sees him creating a working PS5 model that's only 2cm tall. Ba

The post How the Brain Reacts to Unexpected Events and the Role of Norepinephrine appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

Most things you can do on an iPhone you can do with an Android phone. One big exception is iMessage. Can you be a blue bubble with an Android phone? What about a Windows PC? Yes, you can. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Will Metal Gear Solid 6 ever become a reality? We're hoping so, despite the fact that it's been seven years since the release of Metal Gear Solid 5 and publisher Konami still hasn't announced that a new entry in its stealth series is in the works. The Metal Gear series is certainly in a strange place, though. Its creator, Hideo Kojima, no longer works at Konami, but the publisher still owns the r

Enlarge / A rendering of SpaceX's Starship lander on the surface of the Moon. (credit: NASA) For several years now, NASA has publicly discussed the initial phase of its Artemis Moon program. These first three missions, to be conducted over the next four or five years, are steps toward establishing a human presence on the Moon. The Artemis I mission should launch later this year, testing NASA's Sp

Before venturing into the great outdoors this summer, there's a new tool from Google Maps you may want to consider. Google has introduced a tool for checking air quality conditions on both Android and iOS devices, to help "make more informed decisions about whether it’s safe to go on a hike or other outdoor adventures," the company says. The air quality layer tool indicates Air Quality Index (AQI

Samsung ViewFinity S8•
Samsung has a new lineup of value-oriented monitors for content creators called ViewFinity S8, it announced . The 27- and 32-inch IPS LCD models offer features like 4K 3,840 x 2,160 resolution, accurate colors, a matte finish and professional factory calibration. Better still, the prices appear to be well under $1,000. The ViewFinity name promises "pinpoint accuracy and consistency" for designers

Ford's Raptor range gets a new member, with the Bronco Raptor bring a beefy V6 and some serious off-road talent to the trail - and serious speed away from it.

Apple M2 MacBook Pro•
If you’re keen on getting the new MacBook Pro 13-inch (M2, 2022) , Apple’s first laptop with its M2 chip , you may have a wait on your hands, as it looks like some models won’t ship until August. As Mac Rumors reports , the shipping delays are hitting custom configurations of the new MacBook Pro 13-inch, so if you configure it to come with 24GB of memory, you’re currently looking at a delivery in

Snowpiercer Season 4•
Snowpiercer will end after the conclusion of its fourth season, it was confirmed over the weekend. The show was produced by US network TNT, but shown internationally on Netflix in every territory apart from the US and China. Snowpiercer is based on Parasite director Bong Joon-ho’s 2013 movie of the same name, which itself was adapted from the 1982 French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacque

Ricochet Call of Duty•
Cheaters in Warzone and Vanguard are in for a rude awakening, as developer Activision rolls out a new update to the games’ anti-cheat software. Anyone who’s caught cheating in Warzone or Call of Duty: Vanguard will now face the wrath of Activision’s latest ironic anti-cheating mitigation tactic, Disarm. As described in a blog post , the new system does exactly what its name suggests: removing che

48Wired / 1h
Inspired by an 18th-century naturalist, Christopher Edward Rodriguez set out to document our climate-changed planet with fresh eyes.

With rent prices rising rapidly in the U.S., and some cities even seeing jumps of 30 percent in a year, John Oliver spent the latest Last Week Tonight episode digging into the issues with the U.S. renting market — from underfunded assistance programs to landlords driven solely by profit. "That is the core issue with rental housing in this country, though: People who think that investments deserve

Cisco has advised customers to trade in old Small Business RV VPN routers for newer models, as the old ones have high-severity vulnerabilities that it won’t be patching. As reported by BleepingComputer , the company recently discovered a vulnerability revolving around insufficient user input validation of incoming HPPT packets. By sending a “specially crafted request” to the web-based management

The other night, I received a mysterious WhatsApp message. “Dr. Kevin?” it began, the question mark suggesting the sender felt bad for interrupting my evening. “My puppy is very slow and won’t eat dog food. Can you make an appointment for me?” I was mystified. My name is not Kevin, I am not a veterinarian, and I was in no position to help this person and their puppy. I nearly typed out a response

TL;DR: As of June 20, get a lifetime subscription to Getflix Smart DNS and VPN for just $49. It's worth $540, so that's 90% off. Traveling abroad this summer? Make sure you still have access to your favorite shows in your chosen destination with a subscription to Getflix . A VPN combo service at its core, Getflix is tailor-made for those who want to binge-watch content without slowdowns or restri

TL;DR: As of June 20, you can grab the Thrive X Heat Compression Leg Massager Sleeve for $68.99 instead of $119.99 with the code THRIVE11 , which will give you a 42% discount. There’s nothing more annoying — or uncomfortable — when you lay down to rest for the evening than achiness or restlessness in your legs. Whether you’re on your feet all day, had an intense leg day at the gym, or just feel s

TL;DR: As of June 20, try stopping your snoring with the Snore Circle YA4200 Electronic Muscle Stimulator Plus , which is on sale for $79.99 — that's 32% off its regular price of $119. Snoring sucks — for the one doing it and the one suffering alongside it. If you feel like you’ve tried all the usual anti-snoring devices , here’s a unique one that might make some magic happen. It’s called the Sno

‘Tis the season for outdoor gatherings . From your annual Fourth of July party to those casual evenings with friends, you can spice things up this summer with a few unique products that happen to be on sale. Save up to 50% for a limited time and elevate your outdoor entertaining this season and beyond. 26" Farmhouse Powder Coated Steel Fire Pit When the days are hot and the nights cool down, this

It was the second winter of the pandemic when Alexis Grams, 28, a project manager from Minnesota, decided to make a drastic change. The atmosphere on TikTok "had become too toxic and negative. No amount of likes or popularity was worth the endless barrage of criticism left by internet trolls." Despite noticing how social media negatively impacted her mental health, Grams felt trapped in an endles

Google is charging some small businesses for email and other apps after more than a decade of free use. Business owners say Google is being callous.

World of Hyatt has just launched its latest promotion on purchased points . This has the potential to represent quite a good deal, so let’s go over the details. Promotion on purchased World of Hyatt points Through Monday, August 1, 2022, World of Hyatt is offering a 30% bonus on purchased points . You can unlock the promotion as long as you purchase at least 5,000 points in one transaction. How m

Samsung Galaxy 3 US•
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 both have an eSIM (embedded-SIM), yet in the US they so far haven’t been able to make use of it. That’s changing now, though. In a new software update, eSIM support is being added, meaning you’ll be able to use the phone without a removable SIM card. More usefully, this also brings support for Dual SIM, Dual Standby (DSDS), which means y

One 4 Cameras 2 IP•
Wedding photographers need a special mix of features when it comes to their camera gear. They need a camera body that’s robust enough to stand up to long weekend days — where anything that could go wrong might go wrong— but not so heavy that their shoulders will be aching halfway through the ceremony. It’s also important that their gear can pump out high-quality images that their clients can turn

Today Wordle Answer June•
Working it out all by yourself is the most satisfying way, it's true — but if you get stuck and start to get nervous about your streak, we've got some tips and hints to nudge you towards the solution. You'll soon be able to skip to the very end of this article for the answer to the June 21 Wordle, #367 — but we don't want to spoil it ahead of time. (Also, we don't know what it is yet.) In the mea

Telegram Premium Monthly•
Telegram has launched its paid $5 per month Premium subscription tier first revealed last month , it announced in a detailed blog post . Some of the notable features include a larger maximum file upload size, faster downloads, more channels and unique new stickers. The current limit on file size uploads is 2GB, but Premium users can send files up to 4GB in size, handy for folks who send a lot of

The post appeared first on Popular Mechanics .

100+TechCrunch / 5h
Iran’s relationship with the crypto mining sector is a love-hate one. The government is again restricting crypto mining activity as it tries to ease the strain on the country’s power supply, despite knowing the promise of crypto as a way to evade international sanctions. Electricity to all 118 government-authorized mining operators in Iran will be cut off from June 22 ahead of seasonal spikes in

TL;DR: The 2022 Premium School of Digital Art Bundle is on sale for £28.63, saving you 98% on list price. You don't have to monetise all of your hobbies, but if you can, it's even better. If you've always dreamed about a career in art, whether that's in comic book drawing, graphic design, or anything you can think of, you can sharpen your skills for under £30 with this bundle deal. The 2022 Premi

Rider is on a mission to provide online shoppers in Pakistan with “Amazon-like” next-day deliveries. The Karachi-based company announced it has raised $3.1 million in new funding from Y Combinatior, along with new investors i2i, Flexport, Soma Capital and Rebel Fund. Returning investors included GFC, Fatima Gobi and TPL E-ventures, along with Dropbox co-founder Arash Ferdowsi. This brings RIder’s

Telegram has announced a major upcoming change to its messaging service, one that'll involve giving extra features to users who are willing to pay.

Today Wordle June 18•
A leap year's worth of puzzles has all led up to today's Wordle , #366. Working it out all by yourself is the most satisfying way, it's true — but if you get stuck and start to get nervous about your streak, we've got some Wordle tips and hints to nudge you towards the solution. You can skip to the very end of this article for the answer to the June 20 Wordle, #366 — or make your way down in a mo

It’s been a rough week for the crypto community as top tokens have seen massive selloffs, pushing some in the space to double down while leaving others to take stock off how the industry got to this point and what widely accepted truths need to be re-evaluated as the crypto internet mat