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Apple and Google, not on my car

 
Want to see that the end is right Harald Wester? The German engineer in charge of Alfa Romeo and Maserati, to my observation on the dearth of driver assistance systems and connectivity of Ghibli, replied with an eloquent “so do not use them no.”

Confirming the words of Wester arrives in these hours from the United States: according to the report Drive (Driver Vehicle Interactive Experience) JD Power, 20% of the holders of a new car has never used 16 of the 33 board devices taken into consideration by the study. For a customer of 5, half of today’s technologies mounted on a car would be useless.

Americans also indicate a ranking of the systems less appreciated: services on board (43%), wi-fi router (38%), automatic parking (35%), head-up display (33%) and installed apps directly the House (32%).

Not only. At the expense would be even more trendy CarPlay Apple and Google Android Car: despite the race car industry to chase the giants of Silicon Valley, systems that replicate the contents of your smartphone, do not seem to hit the mark at least one-fifth of the participants in the research. It does not do anything that you call Apple and Google. Sign that the guide will continue to be associated with the cell with the inevitable security risks.

Luckily there are also more positive news, especially for investment billionaires automotive industry: according to the report American drivers appreciate more systems of safety and driving pleasure as on-board diagnostics, the alert of a vehicle in the blind spot and the adaptive cruise control. Encouraging results for the cars to autonomous driving. For all due respect to Wester.

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September 2015: TEN DESTINATIONS IDEAL FOR TRAVEL

 

Fancy a holiday, here is selected for you the best destinations for the month of September.
Summer, vacation time, holidays, relaxing. Regardless of the chosen destination, either at the beach or in the mountains, in Italy or abroad, the desire of all is relax and pleasant days. Most Italians have already reached the resort towns, where they will spend the August or the following week, which promises to be hot. Many others, however, expected in September 2015.

Travel in September is a solution that offers many advantages: the weather is usually good, still hot enough to choose beach destinations, the prices are affordable and the holiday destinations generally less crowded than in July and August. And then, why not start in September? We selected ten ideal destinations for the month of September:

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In Europe, northern Germany offers breathtaking natural scenery. An ideal destination in September, attention this year to the weather forecast. Also in Europe, Austria and Switzerland will enchant you with their green, the mountain lakes, the enchanting scenery.
France awaits you with its cities. Provence is a viable alternative.
Portugal.
In Canada, a popular destination at this time is Quebec.
In the US West Coast, and in particular the City of Angels and San Francisco.
Africa: the resort on the Red Sea, Marsa Alam, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, but also Morocco and imperial cities, the desert.
In Italy all over the south and the two largest islands await you with their heavenly sea, the sun and the warmth of its people.
For a beach holiday, the Canary Islands, in front of the Morocco: Gran Canary, Fuerteventura, Tenerife.
The Balearic Islands, Spain. In particular, Ibiza and Formentera are exceptional in September. United disco the first and the second of the wild, both will welcome you with their crystal-clear sea and white beaches.
Greece and its islands, the sea and the white city: Santorini, Rhodes, Crete, Mykonos.

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Alessandra Ambrosio at the beach in Mykonos with children Anja and Noah

Alessandra Ambrosio at the beach in Mykonos with children Anja and Noah

Picture Shows: Alessandra AmbrosioAugust 10, 2015***NO CYPRUS***Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio enjoys a day at the beach with her two adorable kids, Anja and Noah, in Mykonos, Greece.***NO CYPRUS***Non ExclusiveWORLDWIDE RIGHTS - NO CYPRUSPictures by : FameFlynet UK  2015Tel : +44 (0)20 3551 5049Email : info@fameflynet.uk.com Lapresse Only italyAlessandra Ambrosio in spiaggia con i suoi figli Anja e Noah, a Mykonos
The beautiful model Alessandra Ambrosio is also perfect mom. The reveal these photos showing the super models having fun on the beach in Mykonos with her children Anja and Noah. The angel of Victoria’s Secret is not afraid to show himself to the natural, no makeup, her hair ruffled by the wind and salt: even so is perfect.

Picture Shows: Anja Mazur, Alessandra AmbrosioAugust 10, 2015***NO CYPRUS***Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio enjoys a day at the beach with her two adorable kids, Anja and Noah, in Mykonos, Greece.***NO CYPRUS***Non ExclusiveWORLDWIDE RIGHTS - NO CYPRUSPictures by : FameFlynet UK  2015Tel : +44 (0)20 3551 5049Email : info@fameflynet.uk.com Lapresse Only italyAlessandra Ambrosio in spiaggia con i suoi figli Anja e Noah, a Mykonos

The model does not hesitate to share with his fans moments of his vacation between shots on the sand and one in the water at sunset. Alessandra is an angel, true and sensual

Picture Shows: Alessandra AmbrosioAugust 10, 2015***NO CYPRUS***Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio enjoys a day at the beach with her two adorable kids, Anja and Noah, in Mykonos, Greece.***NO CYPRUS***Non ExclusiveWORLDWIDE RIGHTS - NO CYPRUSPictures by : FameFlynet UK  2015Tel : +44 (0)20 3551 5049Email : info@fameflynet.uk.com Lapresse Only italyAlessandra Ambrosio in spiaggia con i suoi figli Anja e Noah, a Mykonos

Lindsay Lohan, relax in Mykonos:

Lindsay Lohan, relax in Mykonos:
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Lindsay Lohan wins Mykonos. The blonde Hollywood star, filed its tumultuous history between alcohol and problems with the law, you can enjoy a little ‘well-deserved relaxation on vacation.

MYKONOS, GREECE, 4TH AUGUST 2014 LINDSAY LOHAN TAKES A RIDE ON A JET SKI. MYKONOS, GREECE. 4TH AUGUST 2014.

The American actress is sweeping his fans with some hot shots on Instagram, not least that of a few days ago from the resort where you are shooting in the mirror topless, covered only by the slip. A selfie really hot.

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Alonissos, the pearl of the Aegean

Belonging to the Sporades, the Greek island has nothing to do with mass tourism: here you can enjoy the charm of nature between stunning beaches and picturesque views

Although the crisis has crippled Greece, the people of travelers not give up the dream of a midsummer night. There are poles nightlife dear to the young which Ios and Mykonos but there are actually unknown to mass tourism, places where peace is on the agenda: to respond to the desire for peace is Alonissos that, along with Skiathos and Skopelos, It is part of the Northern Sporades. You, the ancient Ikos, located in the northern Aegean, is the farthest island from the mainland why preserves that aspect so intact and untouched; for those wishing to visit her, you can be reached via Athens from Italy with scheduled flights of the national airline, Aegean Airlines, after the graduation Skytax Wordl Airlines, has distinguished itself as the best airline in Europe in 2015 ; once they arrive by bus to Aghios Konstantinos proceed by ferry or, alternatively, you can opt for the airport of Skiathos served, as well as dall’Aegean, by Volotea, Blu-Express and Meridiana, then to embark sull’aliscafo that, in a few hours, you can reach its destination.

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The history of this island and very troubled, because, in 1952, with the arrival of phylloxera that began to ravage the vineyards from California, the agricultural sector was severely compromised; sometimes, as they say, the worst there is no end in fact, in 1965, the island was disrupted by a huge earthquake that brought the people to move in a hurry in the Patitiri abandoning their homes to find refuge in new earthquake-resistant buildings. To get a small summary of the history of this island, you can visit the Folklore Museum and the Northern Sporades, located behind the beach marina, a private pole owned by Kostas and Anghela Mavrikis that, from May to September, invites tourists to get into the tradition admiring everyday objects that tell the lifestyle of the local as well as make a complete picture of Greek history and the wars that have seen protagonist.

Once out of the museum you can savor the sparkling side of the island between souvenir shops, cafes and taverns where to sit back and enjoy the view as “Alonissos”, a tasty restaurant where you can try the specialties of the house. From here everything begins and everything ends Patitiri, with its picturesque port set in a small bay, is the starting point for any adventure, primarily the National Marine Park of Alonissos, established in 1992, a marvel jealously preserved that articulates in 2200 kilometers square of surface, habitat for about 300 species of fish, dolphins and she, the seal Monachus-Monachus, the rarest species in the world as well as endangered, protected from Mom, the Greek Association for the Study and the defense of Foca Mediterranean which, since 1988, is responsible for defending the marine and coastal environment. In order to know with their own eyes this paradise, it’s worth taking part in day trips aboard the “Gorgona” in the company of Captain Pakis Athanasiou driving, with his stories, at a time of wonders like the Blue Grotto, Peristera, Agios Demetrios then reach Kyra Panagia and visit the monastery, still under construction, where you can buy wine, olive oil, souvenirs and various sacred objects.
Its small size, it is about twenty kilometers in length, allow to discover it in full in a few days, which is by car or scooter: do not miss the old Alonissos, or its Chora, a place with a high level of romance set on the top of a hill where you fall in love those white houses full of fuchsia bougainvillea, a particularly scenic at sunset when the sun gives fascinating play of light and colors that illuminate immense. Here you can stroll among the shops, stopping off in one of the many restaurants and cafes as the “Taverna To Aloni” from whose terrace offers a climate of total relaxation, surrounded by the atmosphere simple and familiar while, to delight the palate, we think specialties such as the famous cheese cake, the tyropita.

Can not deny that Alonissos is renowned for its beaches that have a really authentic look because mostly shrouded by lush vegetation as Milia, located in the south-east of the island in a cove hidden in a thick pine forest: over here the stones, you can take advantage of a sandy area that takes nothing away from the intense blue of the sea. The mix sand and stones is also found in Kokkinokastro, very romantic at sunset when the sun sheds light on the big red cliff that forms a small cape; it was here that, apparently, was the ancient city of Ikos, and, to prove it, are the remains of the walls that emerge from the water. No less Chrisi Milia, the busiest beach of the island and because it turns admiring its golden sand and its position that sees fit in the heart of a lush pine forest and the beaches more rocky site north as Megali Ammos, Tourkoneri and Gialia.

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Guide the new Greece of DOVE

The secret islands and semi-deserted beaches. But the new kitchen and the nightlife of Mykonos, Hydra, Paros. And then the places of culture, including the Athens dear to the writer Petros Markaris, and map active holiday, from hiking to boating holidays. All the best and the unpublished in 180 pages. On sale from June 10
To discover the best and the unusual. Dispelling stereotypes. This is the spirit of the new Guide to Greece of WHERE, on sale from 10 June (€ 5.50).
In the Cyclades you eat badly, always-the-same-things, and drink worse? Catchphrase exceeded. There are interesting young chefs who not only serve souvlaki in Santorini, Naxos, Ios. And Milos, rewarded with Crete to the spectacular beaches. The guide WHERE does know a new generation of entrepreneurs that despite the crisis, open boutique hotel in the mansions of the Crusaders in Rhodes, or in old shops sponges in Symi. Restoring family homes, shelters for rent for leaks couple, such as residences and relaxation of Serifos.

For those looking for blue sea and silence, here is the islets off course, Arki and Marathi off Lipsi, where you sit in peace, safe from banana boats and disco music. But flipping through the 180 pages of the guide are also the place to go and bring in the dawn for bon viveur islands like Mykonos and Paros.

Holidays with children? The beaches most suitable games dell’Aquapark in Corfu, the encounter with the turtles in Kefalonia. And yet, three reportage dedicated to the cultural sites. Macedonia of Alexander the Great, told by the famous archaeologist and writer, Valerio Massimo Manfredi. The workshop of Hephaestus to Lemnos and the labyrinth of Minos at Knossos illustrated by Giorgio Ieranò, journalist and professor of Greek literature at Trent. Finally, the Athens dear to Petros Markaris (and its Commissioner Charitos), with the direct testimony of the writer.

Also available are a map of Greece active, of which no one ever talks about: climb the Meteors, hiking on Mount Athos, sailing in the Sporades. All faces of a country never equal to itself, with 15,000 kilometers of coastline and more than a thousand islands and rocks.

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They arrived the sales! The great fortunes buying house in Greece taking advantage of the crisis.

One of the maxims of capitalism is “advantage of times of crisis”, because it is precisely then that the prices are lower. That’s what they’re doing great fortunes in Greece: buy real estate with cut prices

Since 2009, year of the beginning of the crisis in Greece, the price of luxury homes in this Mediterranean paradise fell 50%. And one of the houses of the middle class, 30%. A real opportunity not to be missed.

This is what must have thought the big investors – especially Russians – who are cast as vultures on real estate opportunities. A house on the island of Syros, who until recently was worth 1.6 million euro, now sells for 800,000 Euros. Exactly half. This has increased dramatically the interest of buyers. “Last year we had an average of five people per month interested in luxury homes” – he told the Bild Wadim Dolmidinis, director of Greece Invest. “Now there are already eight month”

The first buyers are Russians, followed by the Chinese, particularly interested in homes around Athens. And the third and fourth place, the fortunes Serbian and Bulgarian. It’s time balances.

“It is the best time to buy,” says Francesco Pianelli, the real estate portal ikh-realestate.com This is the year in which the agencies are selling at lower prices, it is impossible that fall even more. For those with dinero, the best thing is to buy villas near the sea with 500 or 1000 m2. An example: two houses on the Aegean Sea, with private beach, an impressive sight, a giant terrace, garden and mini port for one yate, were sold for 4.5 million euro. Too expensive? The mediator does know: the have lowered by 1.5 million Euros!

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