Jul 21, 2016

Travel News - Gadget Related - July


Travel News - Gadget Related - July

Amazon's Kindle Gets Slender for Beach Season
- It is thinner and lighter - 6.7 x 4.7 x 0.35 inches; 5.6 ounces
- Comes in black or white
- Will feature 512MG of RAM (up from 256MG
- Built-in Bluetooth audio support
- All Kindles will get an over-the-air update in the coming weeks, which will enable the new Export Notes feature. This lets you send your notes and highlights as a PDF to your email for future reference.

Offline movie and show viewing may finally be coming to Netflix
mashable.com/2016/06/24/netflix-download-rumor
That is huge news for travelers that have a Netflix subscriptions and enjoy the shows and movies via the service. Once this take effect, you will not need to find a Wi-Fi connection to watch the show. You would be able to pre-download the latest episodes before taking off

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What Are the Rules For Gadgets On A Flight These Days Anyhow?
7 Cool & Useful Things You Can Do With Airplane Mode
Top Gadgets To Bring on Airplane (Infographic)

Adding a Fitness Tracker to Your Travels (via PerceptiveTravel.com)
perceptivetravel.com/blog/2016/06/22/adding-fitness-tracker-travels
Not only do I look forward to travel because, hey, ADVENTURES; I now also look forward to it because I am so much more active when I’m on a trip.

Are e-bikes the answer for a relaxing cycling holiday? (via HeatherOnHerTravels.com)
heatheronhertravels.com/e-bike-cycling-holiday
using an e-bike is not the same as a motor bike – the bike does not move on it’s own and you still have to pedal..


It’s the 3 Little Things: iPad Summer Shields, Binge-worthy TV, & Pillow Love (via MomAdvice.com)
momadvice.com/post/its-the-3-little-things-ipad-summer-shields-binge-worthy-tv-pillow-love
I love reading on my iPad with the Kindle app, but it can be difficult to read in the sun with this gadget. These Tech Armor anti glare protectors cost less than $10 for two and have made reading so much more enjoyable for me this summer.





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Jul 20, 2016

Biggest News in Travel Since Luggage Fees

Biggest News in Travel Since Luggage Fees



Newly passed air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’

Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Bill has been approved by Congress and this legislation would create:
a rule that directs the transportation secretary to establish a policy to allow children under age 13 “to be seated in a seat adjacent to the seat of an accompanying family member over the age of 13” at no additional cost.
a rule to require airlines to promptly and automatically refund “any ancillary fees” paid for checked baggage if it is delivered later than 12 hours after the arrival of a domestic flight or 15 hours for an international flight.

More information on the Bill here: http://www.wsj.com/articles/senate-passes-faa-reauthorization-bill




Did You Know?:
Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Bill (pdf)


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