Samsung launches exclusive Crystal Edition of its Galaxy SIV handset

Samsung launches exclusive Crystal Edition of its Galaxy SIV handset

(Relaxnews) – A Thai version of the company’s flagship smartphone is the latest Samsung handset to get a Swarovski makeover. Samsung’s new Galaxy SIV Crystal Edition adds a white faux leather rear casing embedded in Swarovski crystals to the signature smartphone. The device, which is exclusive to Thailand, costs 20,300 baht (that’s $630 or €460), […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Hyundai to debut Intrado fuel-cell concept in 2014

Hyundai to debut Intrado fuel-cell concept in 2014

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, opening March 6, Korean manufacturer Hyundai is placing the final touches on the Intrado, which it plans to unveil at the event. The new concept car is expected to stand out for its lightweight structure and next-generation fuel-cell system, which is streamlined compared to the current […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
‘World War Z’ sequel finds its director

‘World War Z’ sequel finds its director

(Relaxnews) – Juan Antonio Bayona will direct Brad Pitt in the follow-up to the extremely lucrative zombie movie, which grossed $540 million at the global box office. A few years after his 2012 film “The Impossible,” Juan Antonio Bayona will film Gerry Lane’s continued struggle in a world devastated by a zombie epidemic. According to […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Golden Globe nominees to be unveiled, in crowded race

Golden Globe nominees to be unveiled, in crowded race

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Golden Globe organizers unveil nominations for their annual movie awards show Thursday, as Hollywood’s honors season gets into full swing with a bumper cast of hotly-tipped contenders. Historical drama “12 Years a Slave” got an early boost on the eve of the Globes nominations, topping the Screen Actors Guild (SAGs) nods Wednesday […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Jasmine praying, tweeting for film’s Oscars bid

Jasmine praying, tweeting for film’s Oscars bid

Young actress Jasmine Curtis-Smith is willing to do everything in her power to support the campaign of her movie, “Transit,” to the 68th Academy Awards. The Cinemalaya movie is the country’s entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2014 Oscars, which will be held on March 2. With over 70 countries hoping […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Apple’s seasonal goodwill coming to the US this year

Apple’s seasonal goodwill coming to the US this year

(Relaxnews) – For the first time ever, the company’s 12 Days of Gifts Christmas app will be available for American iPhone and iPad owners to download this year. The app, which gives its users a free electronic treat every day over the course of Christmas, is a mainstay of European app stores but until now […]

Viral Christmas video from WestJet may make you cry

Viral Christmas video from WestJet may make you cry

(Relaxnews) – A  holiday video campaign from a no-frills Canadian carrier has gone viral for making the Christmas wishes of a plane full of unsuspecting flyers come true. Just a day after being uploaded on December 9, the heartwarming video from WestJet has received more than 1.2 million hits on YouTube for pulling off an impressive feat […]

Dior releases ‘Golden Christmas’ video

Dior releases ‘Golden Christmas’ video

(Relaxnews) – Christian Dior has released a new holiday beauty video celebrating the magic of this time of year. Set at “Versailles, the night before Christmas,” the latest beauty film from Christian Diorsees the French luxury brand showing off its Dior Holiday Collection, a collection of warm gold, frozen pearl and pink colors alongside some of […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, Online, Videos ·
How Americans will be spending the holidays: TripAdvisor

How Americans will be spending the holidays: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – New York and Orlando have emerged as the top US destination for Americans this holiday season. According to a TripAdvisor poll of 14,000 respondents across the US, for the 45 percent who said they plan to hit the road or the skies this month, the most popular domestic destination was the Big Apple, […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Destinations, Holidays, New Year's Day, Online ·
American Film Institute honors ‘Gravity,’ ‘American Hustle’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

American Film Institute honors ‘Gravity,’ ‘American Hustle’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

(Relaxnews) – The American Film Institute (AFI) has published its lists of the year’s top ten films — a key indicator ahead of the 2014 Oscars — and top ten TV series. The top ten list includes a number of features that have already had a successful run in cinemas and festivals, including “Gravity,” “Captain […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Tom Cruise returns to ‘Jack Reacher’ for sequel

Tom Cruise returns to ‘Jack Reacher’ for sequel

(Relaxnews) – The 2012 movie will have a sequel, in which Tom Cruise will play the former military man once again, Deadline.com announces. The sequel to “Jack Reacher” will be based on a different novel by Lee Child, the author who created the character in 1997, beginning a book series that now includes 18 volumes. […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Mango plus-size collection on sale from January 2014

Mango plus-size collection on sale from January 2014

(Relaxnews) – Announced earlier this year, plans for a plus-size line from the Spanish ready-to-wear brand Mango have finally become a reality. The new line will go on sale on Mango’s online store from January 15, and in a selection of Mango boutiques from January 17. With this new women’s wear line, Mango says that […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Taking photographs may wreck your memory: study

Taking photographs may wreck your memory: study

(Relaxnews) – Snapping photos of every detail of your happiest moments could be wrecking your ability to remember them, a new study finds. “People so often whip out their cameras almost mindlessly to capture a moment, to the point that they are missing what is happening right in front of them,” says researcher Linda Henkel […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Leonardo DiCaprio to promote electric vehicles through Formula E team

Leonardo DiCaprio to promote electric vehicles through Formula E team

(Relaxnews) – The American actor has partnered with the Monaco-based brand Venturi for the forthcoming international Formula E championship, a race between single-seat cars powered exclusively through electricity. DiCaprio has been a proponent of developing environmentally friendly cars for several years. This new racing team was co-founded by Leonardo DiCaprio and Venturi Automobiles President Gildo […]

Kerry to tour typhoon-hit PHL

Kerry to tour typhoon-hit PHL

WASHINGTON, December 9, 2013 (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry is to make his first visit to the Philippines since taking office to see first-hand the damage left by last month’s typhoon, and will also tour Vietnam where he fought during the war. Kerry’s next trip from December 11 to 18 will start […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
AARP sponsors East West Players’ Nisei Widows Club

AARP sponsors East West Players’ Nisei Widows Club

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 9, 2013 – AARP proudly sponsored “Nisei Widows Club: How Tomi Got Her Groove Back,” a production of East West Players, the nation’s premiere Asian American theater company, in Los Angeles, California. “Nisei Widows Club: How Tomi Got Her Groove Back” was the third and final installment of a comic trilogy following the lives of […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Heart says boyfriend is proud of sexy photos

Heart says boyfriend is proud of sexy photos

KAPUSO actress Heart Evangelista shared boyfriend Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is proud of her sexy calendar pictorial. The television host was recently unveiled by a liquor brand as their calendar girl for the year 2014. According to Heart, Chiz was aware of the said project and she asked for his opinion even before she did […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Giambattista Valli to open Milan store

Giambattista Valli to open Milan store

(Relaxnews) – The Italian designer will open his first store in his home city of Milan. With two stores in Paris in the luxurious Passage de la Madeleine, Italian designer Giambattista Valli is now turning his eyes to the Italian fashion capital of Milan. Opening in January 2014, Valli’s first Italian store will appear on 12 via […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Did you check in to any of the most popular Facebook places in 2013?

Did you check in to any of the most popular Facebook places in 2013?

(Relaxnews) – Theme park attractions, sports and entertainment venues and retail meccas appear to be the places Facebook users like to boast about visiting the most, according to a roundup of the most popular check-ins around the world. A notable recurring check-in on the map? The “happiest place on earth” — i.e. Disneylands from California […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring-Summer 2014 watches: vintage for men, pastel for women

Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring-Summer 2014 watches: vintage for men, pastel for women

(Relaxnews) – The famous designer’s casual label has unveiled its new timepieces for the Spring-Summer 2014 season, including men’s watches with a vintage, military-inspired style and refined women’s watches in pastel hues. The crown jewel in this latest collection is the “Henry Skeleton Gradient,” a watch whose originality resides in the translucent nylon material used […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·