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Looking up a place to eat on your smartphone is a piece of cake -- just tell Siri or Google Now that you're hungry for seafood or Italian, or whatever you're in the mood for. What's not so easy is figuring out which restaurants will appeal to your entire group. Little Johnny only likes mac'n'cheese, while your friend Dawn from out of town is a vegetarian. You, on the other hand, love meat. What's a group planner to do? Using Google Now, the next time you're looking to narrow down a list of places to eat, try checking out various menus. Google added a new feature that will allow you to do that without having to navigate to each restaurant's website. "Just search Google to show you the menu for... Read more...
The wi-fi coverage plans that several U.S. cities have been entertaining have taken hits of late with the woes of Earthlink. Meanwhile, in the U.K., a partnership between BT Group and FON has opened up a huge number of additional hotspots in that country. Now McDonald's has announced plans to add themselves to the mix.Fast food chain McDonald's said on Saturday it would offer free wireless Internet access across its 1,200-strong restaurants in the UK, making it the country's biggest provider of free wireless broadband access.McDonald's, let's (ahem) not forget what country you got your start in when considering free wi-fi, eh?... Read more...