Yahoo launches TimeTraveler, for people on the go

Yahoo is on a roll this week. After releasing killer “search” browser Axis and reviving Flickr Groups, it will release Yahoo TimeTraveler – an app for people always on the go.

The app lets you create itineraries on the fly based on your location and the amount of time you have, which you can share through Twitter, Facebook, or good-old email.

Available in 29 cities worldwide including London, Paris, and New York, Yahoo TimeTraveler actually works like a time management tool that also takes into account the time it takes to explore a particular area. This way you still get to squeeze-in a little sightseeing even if you’re travelling on business, without worrying that you’ll miss an appointment along the way.

Unfortunately, Yahoo’s TimeTraveler doesn’t have demo videos available yet. So we’ll have to make do with these screenshots for now.

For more information, check out the Yahoo TimeTraveler website site.


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Love Monaco? Now You Can Take It Everywhere You Go: For $1 Billion!

Do you love Monaco? Who doesn’t right, it’s a pretty awesome place. Well imagine this a yacht based on the streets of Monaco.

The staggering 155m Streets of Monaco yacht is expected to cost over $1.1 billion to build and is modelled on a section of Monte Carlo, Monaco.

A LAVISH new yacht recreating the billionaire’s playground of Monaco is set to become the world’s most expensive yacht.

Currently in the design stage, the super-ship will feature smaller versions of the state’s famous landmarks such as the Monte Carlo Casino and racetrack, as well as swimming pools, tennis courts, a cinema, a go kart track and a Hotel de Paris.

Instead of traditional decks the one-of-a-kind ship will have buildings, and instead of a swimming platform it will have a beach.

Travellers will also spot waterfalls, a swim-in Jacuzzi-bar, helicopters and submarines on board.

The one-of a kind ship could be home to 16 guests and 70 crew with the main apartment spread over three floors and 445 sq m.

Linking upper and lower living areas is the Atrium – featuring seven guest suites, a bathroom, bedroom, dressing room, reception and balcony.

The idea for the super-boat, designed by Yacht Island Design, was sparked by car racing and developed into something more innovative.

“It is basically a floating city,” company director Rob McPherson said.

“The design theme called for a unique yacht that reflected the style and sophistication of the principality.

“We want to create a truly unique environment that could take the principality of Monaco to the ocean.”

The ship will exceed the $1 billion price tag reportedly paid by Roman Abramovich for his Eclipse yacht.

A second creation by Yacht Island Design will be a smaller 85-metre yacht based on a Pacific Island theme.

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