Apple feeds frenzy with selective silence

Apple feeds frenzy with selective silence

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – It is a marketing strategy that few experts would recommend and even fewer companies can pull off. But the less Apple says about its eagerly anticipated event on Tuesday at a performing arts center in Silicon Valley, the more frenzied the speculation becomes. In keeping with its style, Apple has revealed little […]

08.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Jennifer Lopez meets the wrong guy in ‘The Boy Next Door’

Jennifer Lopez meets the wrong guy in ‘The Boy Next Door’

(Relaxnews) – When a recently divorced single mother gets romantically involved with her neighbor, she doesn’t realize that their separation will reveal the young man’s dark side, as indicated by the movie’s first trailer. Clean cut and well-mannered, Noah seems at first to be the proverbial “boy next door,” at least until the woman played […]

08.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Kate Moss hides from the paparazzi in new Gucci film

Kate Moss hides from the paparazzi in new Gucci film

(Relaxnews) – The British supermodel stars in a new jet-set-inspired film for the Italian luxury brand. Gucci unveiled a new minute-long film Monday, starring 40-year-old fashion legend Kate Moss as a mysterious celeb, hiding from the paparazzi behind dark glasses. In the clip, Moss arrives in a blacked out sedan, wearing a shaggy fur coat before […]

Worldwide box office: ‘Lucy’ finally takes first place

Worldwide box office: ‘Lucy’ finally takes first place

(Relaxnews) – After claiming first place at the US domestic box office during its opening weekend in late July, Luc Besson’s sci-fi feature has become the first French-produced movie in history to claim the top spot worldwide. “Lucy” grossed $27.45 million in global theaters during the weekend of September 7. Currently showing in over 55 […]

08.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Luxury shopping picks: New York City

Luxury shopping picks: New York City

(Relaxnews) – It’s fashion week in New York, one of the world’s top destinations for luxury fashion. While The City That Never Sleeps has some amazing department stores and a huge selection of well-known standalone designer boutiques, we take a look at three uniquely curated shopping destinations from the newest generation of multi-brands. Opening Ceremony […]

08.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations ·
Burberry promises a magical Christmas holiday with Paris’s Printemps

Burberry promises a magical Christmas holiday with Paris’s Printemps

(Relaxnews) – Burberry is creating a special seasonal collaboration with French department store Printemps for the holidays on the theme of ‘Noel Voyage Magique’ (‘magical Christmas journey’) extending across campaign materials, décor, special products and a pop-up store. The two fashion institutions are hoping to tie together some classic London and Paris Christmas traditions, and […]

08.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
IFA trend: the selfie phone

IFA trend: the selfie phone

(Relaxnews) – Forget recording video in ultra-high resolution or seamless integration with smart home appliances, one of the standout trends of this year’s IFA has been smartphone-makers’ focus on helping consumers capture the perfect selfie. The smartphone self-portrait is becoming almost as ubiquitous as the devices themselves, and 2014 could well be remembered as the […]

08.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Upcoming video games: ‘Destiny,’ ‘NHL 15′

Upcoming video games: ‘Destiny,’ ‘NHL 15′

(Relaxnews) – Long-awaited franchise debut “Destiny” arrives on a quintet of Xbox and PlayStation consoles, and “NHL 15″ casts its puck onto the ice for another round of sporting improvements. Destiny (360 PS3 PS4 XBO) International: September 9 The new game from revered studio Bungie (first five games in the “Halo” franchise) and first in a […]

08.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Online, Videos ·
Morgan launches bespoke service with the SP1

Morgan launches bespoke service with the SP1

(Relaxnews) – The eccentric British carmaker has unveiled a totally unique car, the SP1, to highlight the capabilities of its newly formed Special Projects Division. As such it is following in the footsteps of Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin and Bentley in opening the doors of its design studios to its most valued […]

08.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
In the fight against BO, cotton could be the best weapon: study

In the fight against BO, cotton could be the best weapon: study

(Relaxnews) – A study conducted in Belgium confirms what your workouts may already have taught you: that polyester attracts and captures odor-causing bacteria more than cotton, making polyester clothes smell worse than cotton clothing after exercise. First author Chris Callewaert of Ghent University in Belgium asked 26 athletes to hand in their shirts after an […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Potassium-rich foods offer health benefits for older women: study

Potassium-rich foods offer health benefits for older women: study

(Relaxnews) – Healthy postmenopausal women reduce their risk of stroke if their diet is rich in potassium, according to a research team led by Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D., of Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. According to Dr. Wassertheil-Smoller, previous research has shown that potassium could lower blood pressure, but it was never clear […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
World of Warcraft pays tribute to Robin Williams

World of Warcraft pays tribute to Robin Williams

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Hollywood star Robin Williams, who died August 11 and was a devoted video game fan, has made a subtle cameo in “World of Warcraft,” as promised by gamemaker Blizzard Entertainment. In a test version of “Warlords of Draenor,” a futuristic character named Robin emerges from a lamp to quote two lines from Disney’s […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Games, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Toronto film festival opens with Downey Jr legal drama

Toronto film festival opens with Downey Jr legal drama

(TORONTO, Canada-AFP) – The red carpet has been rolled out for the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, which opened Thursday amid criticism over new rules meant to cement the event’s reputation as an Oscar kingmaker. The legal drama “The Judge” — starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr as father and son — kicked off […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
From murder to kidnapping in ‘Horrible Bosses 2′

From murder to kidnapping in ‘Horrible Bosses 2′

(Relaxnews) – Warner Bros released a new trailer for the sequel to the quirky 2011 comedy starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis. The unlikely criminal trio is back in “Horrible Bosses 2″ for a sequel based on the winning formula of the original. Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey also return in […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Apple recruits renowned designer Marc Newson

Apple recruits renowned designer Marc Newson

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Apple has recruited renowned Australian designer Marc Newson, whose creations have been featured by museums such as New York’s famous MoMA. “Marc is without question one of the most influential designers of this generation,” Jonathan Ive, Apple’s senior vice president of design, told Vanity Fair magazine’s website. “He is extraordinarily talented. We […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Art, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Penhaligon’s perfumes London Fashion Week

Penhaligon’s perfumes London Fashion Week

(Relaxnews) – When London Fashion Week kicks off next Friday, things are going to be smelling better than ever. Penhaligon’s is returning to provide the official fragrance for the city’s Spring/Summer 2015 shows once again as part of a deal with the British Fashion Council that has seen it provide scented treats for the city’s men’s […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden ·
St. Louis University Alumni celebrates journey Nov. 8

St. Louis University Alumni celebrates journey Nov. 8

Baguio City-based Saint Louis University alumni members and friends worldwide has slated a grand reunion on Nov. 8, 2014 (Saturday) from 6 p.m. to midnight billed Journey to the Past and the Future at Harrahs Hotel & Casino  in Las Vegas. A registration fee of $110 per person must be pre-paid and payable to SLU Reunion. Payments should be mailed to […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Top iPhone apps: ‘Facebook Messenger,’ ‘The Tower,’ ‘PokoPoko’

Top iPhone apps: ‘Facebook Messenger,’ ‘The Tower,’ ‘PokoPoko’

(Relaxnews) – Multimedia communications app Facebook Messenger, skyscraping game “The Tower,” and block-matching title “PokoPoko” are among the world’s top app downloads on September 4. More details on these and other top free iPhone applications by country for the week can be found below. The necessity of Facebook Messenger to those accustomed to using the […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Italy named world’s top destination by Condé Nast readers

Italy named world’s top destination by Condé Nast readers

(Relaxnews) – For the second consecutive year, the boot-shaped nation was named best overall destination in the Readers’ Travel Awards conducted by Condé Nast Traveller UK. With an overall rating of 94.49/100, Italy was ranked first among destination countries according to readers of the prestigious magazine, which is known as a key influencer in the […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
‘Ghost In The Shell’ could star Margot Robbie

‘Ghost In The Shell’ could star Margot Robbie

(Relaxnews) – The influential cult classic anime is looking for a lead actress in its bid to finally become a live action film. Australian actress Margot Robbie was praised for her turn as Naomi Lapaglia in “The Wolf of Wall Street” and is now in talks to become cyborg counterterrorist Major Kusanagi in “Ghost in […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·