Google Maps can soon speak out a place’s name and address in the local lingo

Google Maps has become an indispensable tool for travelers. Google Maps now helps users in searching for hotels, getting directions, knowing about nearby restaurants the locals recommend, finding transit timings and more. Today, Google Maps announced a new feature that will help you when travelling to locations where you don’t

The Faroe Islands Will “Close” Again to All but 100 Volunteers—and You Could Be 1 of Them

In 2020, volunteers will be able to work on projects like repairing the hiking trail at the top of Slættaratindur, the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands. The Faroe Islands are famously home to more sheep than people. But considering that tourism to the remote island archipelago southeast of Iceland has

Microsoft to replace the annoying Office Upload Center with a new experience

Microsoft is now rolling out a new Office Insider build Version 1910 (Build 12130.20344) to Slow Ring users. With this new build, Microsoft is replacing the annoying Upload Center in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Visio with the new the Files Needing Attention experience. The new Files Needing Attention is

We tried McDonald’s new Snickerdoodle McFlurry, and here’s our honest review

On the heels of the 2019 holiday season, McDonald’s announced a brand new seasonal McFlurry — the first one to get a nationwide release in seven years. After a successful trial run in several markets over the summer, the Snickerdoodle McFlurry launched exclusively on Uber Eats. The frozen treat will

Hyundai develops next-generation noise cancellation technology

Researchers at Hyundai have developed a new, more advanced version of active noise cancellation. The system is rather redundantly called Road Noise Active Noise Control, or RANC for short. It brings more sensors and computing power to bear against dreaded in-cabin racket. Today’s active noise cancellation technology, ANC, has been

Travel Instagrammer Apologizes After Auschwitz Rubber Duck Photo Sparks Debate

An Instagrammer has apologized to officials at the Auschwitz Memorial in Oswiecim, Poland after posting a photo of their rubber duck on social media in front of the former concentration camp’s “Gate of Death.” The unidentified travel blogger, who goes by the name of @Atuk.Apil on social media, has a