Liz Gannes

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Gtrot Gives Instant Social Travel Advice

When you travel to a new city, oftentimes your friends have already been there. And if they haven’t, surely other people who use Facebook and Foursquare have. Gtrot today relaunches its social travel recommendations site to bring in relevant check-ins, reviews, local deals and event schedules — so when you’re traveling somewhere and wonder “What should I do?” you can get instant, personalized answers.

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus