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What to Ask at Hotel Check-In to Snare the Room You Want

Filed under: Travel, Travel Industry, How to Save Money, Vacation Planning By Robert McGarvey When you are standing at a hotel front desk, signing into a room, you have precious seconds to ask a few key questions and if you don’t speak up, you may have blown your chance to snare a room that meets your particular wishes. One question ...

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Microsoft’s ‘RoomAlive’ transforms any room into a giant Xbox game

When Microsoft first demonstrated its IllumiRoom research project at CES last year it generated a huge amount of attention ahead of a next-generation Xbox unveiling. A video showed off a projection system that was linked to the Xbox to extend games from a TV to nearby walls, and appeared to be more than just a concept demo. It turned out that IllumiRoom was ...

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Don’t worry Bill, Gracie Mansion has a laundry room! De Blasio poised to become next mayor as Election Day hits city

infusny-160/Elder Ordonez/INFphoto.com Bill de Blasio, the Democratic candidate for New York City mayor, and wife Chirlane McCray take their clothes to a Laundromat near their Brooklyn apartment Monday. The yearlong race for City Hall ended Monday with Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota offering dueling visions for the future and a final volley of attacks as voters prepared to ...

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