Here’s why airlines have trouble with your hyphenated name

If your name is too long, too short, hyphenated, or contains an apostrophe — you probably have trouble while flying. Apostrophes, hyphens, and other special characters in names have been an issue for flyers for many years. A blog post from 2007 describes a flyer having trouble with booking a ticket because of a hyphenated […]

These low energy smart bulbs can change color to match your mood

Image: veho By Team CommerceMashable Shopping2017-06-25 12:00:00 UTC If you’re still using regular incandescent light bulbs, you’ve been left in the dark. Traditional bulbs waste more electricity, burn out in months, and offer little variation in the type of light they provide. Kasa LED Low Energy Bluetooth Smart Bulbs, on the other hand, add fun and […]

L’Oréal’s new UV patch, a cool raw photo editor, and the rest of the best

Some good things happened in the app world this week.Image: lili sams/mashable By Molly Sequin2017-06-25 12:46:32 UTC It’s possible that you couldn’t keep up with the wild world of app updates this week considering all the changes happening with Uber, including Travis Kalanick stepping down as CEO. If that’s the case, there’s no need to […]

Watch your raw memories become mind-blowing abstract art

Imagine if you could turn your memories and emotions into compelling, abstract paintings. It’s basically every artist’s dream.  A London-based creative technology studio, random quark, has found a way to visually represent emotions by scanning people’s brain activity to create awe-inspiring paintings.  Equipping individuals with commercial EEG headsets in a room with dim lights and […]

Where does Uber go without Travis Kalanick?

After this week, Uber is forever changed. Co-founder Travis Kalanick was forced to resign as CEO after pressure from investors over recent scandals. Those scandals? Where to begin: There are the allegations of sexual harassment and HR incompetence from Susan Fowler Rigetti. There’s the ongoing lawsuit from Alphabet’s Waymo that alleges Uber benefited from intellectual […]

Turn your dog into a disco ball with this light up vest

The Disco Dog is a smartphone-controlled LED light vest that can keep your dog safe in the dark and also light up the party. Read more… More about Dogs, Animals, Pets, Light, and Animal Source link

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 details leaked in full

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is easily the sexiest looking phone on the planet with its curved edge-to-edge screen, but the best has yet to come. The Galaxy Note 8, the successor to last year’s unfortunate explosion-prone Note 7, is expected to launch sometime in September — just in time to rumble with Apple’s iPhone 8. And […]

Extend your smartphone’s camera on a budget with these accessories

Image: armor-x By Team CommerceMashable Shopping2017-06-24 05:00:00 -0700 Thanks to Instagram and the relative quality of even the most basic smartphone cameras, nearly anyone can take “artsy” photos these days. But the same principles that applied to film photography for a century still hold true in the digital realm: if you want to take truly […]

Take your summer picnics to the next level with this portable grill

The ‘UNA Grill’ is a shoebox-sized charcoal grill that you can carry with you wherever you go. Read more… More about Food, Design, Portable, Coal, and Barbecue Source link

Nike tries out AR for limited-edition sneakers on its SNKRS app

Available through AR.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock By Emma Hinchliffe2017-06-24 15:36:10 UTC Nike’s SNKRS app will soon move shopping for sneakers on the app partly into the real world.  The app is adding augmented reality technology for the drop of the Nike SB Dunk High Pro “Momofuku.”  App users have to find a copy of the menu for […]