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Google Flights can now predict delays

Image: Google Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. The only thing worse than missing your flight is arriving on time just to realize the flight's been delayed for a couple of hours, and there's nothing you… Continue reading Google Flights can now predict delays

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United adds even more ‘basic economy’ seats but beware the cheaper price

The price might be right but they come at a cost. Image: United airlines United's super cheap "basic economy" option is taking over more seats on flights. The airline's basic economy fare was introduced last year, but in an earnings call earlier this week United announced an expansion of the minimal seating option, according to… Continue reading United adds even more ‘basic economy’ seats but beware the cheaper price

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Black Mirror mocks Pizza Huts new self-driving vehicle

Black Mirror once again proved its technology-driven dystopian nightmares aren’t as far off as we’d like to think. Netflix released the fourth season of the show last month. The third episode, titled “Crocodile,” features a woman who witnesses a pedestrian being struck by self-driving pizza delivery vehicle. Without spoiling the episode, suffice it to say that the… Continue reading Black Mirror mocks Pizza Huts new self-driving vehicle

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Pizza Hut Plan To Bring ‘Black Mirror’ Prediction To Life Freaks Folks Out

Pizza Hut plans to turn a slice of the dystopian “Black Mirror” universe into a reality, and it’s too much for some folks online to handle. The restaurant chain unveiled an artist’s concept for a driverless pizza delivery vehicle at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday: But people on Twitter compared it with… Continue reading Pizza Hut Plan To Bring ‘Black Mirror’ Prediction To Life Freaks Folks Out

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Future trains could have workout stations, gaming consoles, relaxation pods

Commuting gets an upgrade and don't forget your gym towel. Image: deutsche bahn The "Idea Train" is pulling into the station and with it comes workout stations, a children's lounge, and relaxation compartments. Deutsche Bahn, a German rail system, recently revealed its concept train of the future. It includes many amenities because the company anticipates… Continue reading Future trains could have workout stations, gaming consoles, relaxation pods

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Finally, you’ll know how much your Uber costs before you schedule it

Image: uber If you're heading home for the holiday, you probably want to know exactly how much your cab ride is going to be from the airport to your home. At long last, Uber is going to make it happen. SEE ALSO: UberEats is going to let you order food from 'virtual restaurants' that don't… Continue reading Finally, you’ll know how much your Uber costs before you schedule it

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You Can Check In For Flights Using Amazon Alexa Because We Love Convenience

Checking in for flights has never been easier, frequent travelers. Sure, online check-in has been a godsend, but now the process is completely handsfree for United Airlines passengers. The airline is the first United States-based airline to create a travel-friendly skill for Amazon Alexa, and it makes checking in before a flight as easy as telling Alexa to… Continue reading You Can Check In For Flights Using Amazon Alexa Because We Love Convenience