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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Microsoft is about to announce Xbox All Access subscription

Microsoft published a news item announcing Xbox All Access on the Xbox blog and then unpublished it. But multiple news outlets spotted the article before Microsoft could take the post down. So now that the cat is out of the bag, it looks like Microsoft’s new hardware and software subscription is real. (Update: Microsoft has published the...

Doctor: Do something about the dangers of e-scooters

(CNN)Electric scooter boards, zipping past with their often helmet-free riders balanced atop, are rolling into American cities -- like my hometown of Atlanta -- at breakneck speed. Really. You could break your neck on one.Meanwhile, the accidents are piling up. I'm a doctor and this is a problem.Related Article: The product is banned in some cities. The company...

WhatsApp hits Indias Jio feature phones amidst fake news violence

False rumors forwarded on WhatsApp have led angry mobs to murder strangers in India, but the Facebook-owned chat app is still racing to add users in the country. Today it launched a feature phone version of WhatsApp for JioPhone 1 and 2’s KaiOS, which are designed to support 22 of India’s vast array of native languages. Users...

Fitbit’s Charge 3 Offers a New Take on an Old Tracker

This year, Fitbit finally figured out how to make a smartwatch people really like, while sales of its lightweight activity trackers have been on the decline. But that’s not stopping the company from putting out new activity tracking wristbands. It just announced its newest device: the Fitbit Charge 3.At first glance, the Charge 3 looks simply like a new...

His last sculpture let you walk on water. Now artist Christo’s floating 7,506 oil barrels on a London lake

Snap is giving you a new reason to dust off your Spectacles.Image: karissa bell/mashableSnap is making another major update to Spectacles that finally addresses one of the biggest issues with the camera-enabled glasses: the videos are too hard to watch outside of Snapchat. Beginning Friday, the app will let you export photos and videos from Spectacles as either...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: the do-everything phone

The phablets massive, beautiful screen, excellent performance and new Bluetooth stylus will have Note fans salivatingThe king of the big, powerful phones is back for another generation, but is the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 still the phablet to beat? The Note series pioneered the big-screen smartphone in 2011 and over the last seven years it has been made...

‘Black Panther’ Comic Spinoff For Shuri Is A Go, So Get Psyched

One of the more compelling characters in the movie “Black Panther” is about to get expanded life on the page. Marvel Entertainment is launching a new comic book series focused on techno whiz Shuri, Black Panther’s little sister, Bustle reported Tuesday. Nnedi Okorafor, an author on Marvel’s “Black Panther: Long Live the King” and “Wakanda Forever” series, is writing the spinoff,...

VR Is Back in Pop CultureAs a Warning

Virtual reality has never been a subtle technology—and the same goes for its treatment in popular culture.When VR jumped its sci-fi firewall to sweep through Hollywood in the 1990s, it was a thing of maximalist, fantastic promise: brushed steel headsets and space-age gloves on the outside, swirly colors and stylized hacker dreams on the inside. Think Keanu Reeves playing...

Donald Trump: Apple should make products in the US to avoid tariffs

President fires back at company after it said its watch and headphones would cost more if China tariffs go aheadDonald Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple should make products in the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports. The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs would affect prices...

Google Glass Is BackNow with Artificial Intelligence

Google Glass lives—and it’s getting smarter.On Tuesday, Israeli software company Plataine demonstrated a new app for the face-mounted gadget. Aimed at manufacturing workers, it understands spoken language and offers verbal responses. Think of an Amazon Alexa for the factory floor.Plataine's app points to a future where Glass is enhanced with artificial intelligence, making it more functional and easy to...