Showing posts with label travel gadgets. Show all posts
Showing posts with label travel gadgets. Show all posts

Jul 16, 2018

Cool New Travel Gadgets To Hit The Road This Summer

Cool New Travel Gadgets To Hit The Road This Summer (click to tweet)


BIKING

Bridgestone Develops Next-Generation Bicycle Tire Designed Using “Air Free Concept”
bridgestone.com/corporate/news/2017041701.html

Jul 9, 2018

Genius Gadgets to Make Your Next the Best Road Trip

Genius Gadgets to Make Your Next the Best Road Trip (click to tweet)

Guest post by Jane Isherwood, a freelance writer

In the year 2015, 22 percent of vacations undertaken by American families was road travel. A year later, the figure jumped to 39 percent as reflected by a recent study on American tourism by MMGY Global. And, the trend is getting stronger than ever – thanks to cutting-edge road trip gadgets which are redefining road journeys bringing onboard unlimited options for entertainment on the go. When there’s been enough of staring out of the window with conversations growing stale and traffic jams beginning to test your patience, you will thank the smart gadgets you brought with you for your rescue.

Jun 25, 2018

Travel Advisory: It Is Illegal In Europe To Use Walkie-Talkies


It is often illegal in Europe to use walkie-talkies(click to tweet)


I had no idea until I read this article and did some research. Read on for more information on traveling to Europe and using these communication devices.

Apr 5, 2018

Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Month - March


Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts Of The Month - March


One More Thing To Cross Off the Bucket List

Part of my Bucket List was to make a clay pot. It is #85 on the list. As of this week, I can now cross it off


Apr 2, 2018

Travel Tech Gadgets News - Autonomous Cars


Travel Tech Gadgets News - Autonomous Cars


The change is coming. Even if there are pushback and delay of self-driving cars, it is something that will happen. It might not be in 2 years, but as technology improves and the topic becomes exponentially top of mind, there will be a transition. You can already see related changes in large cities. People are more reluctant to buy and own cars. Instead, they opt for public transportation especially since a custom version of it (Uber and Lyft) are now widely available. Why own a car and worry about maintenance, insurance, and parking when you can get a car on demand via a car-share service. Folks are looking for convenience and a car that gets you to your destination while you catch up on latest show, messages, books and more would most certainly provide that for them. Below are some of the cool and interesting news about the evolution of autonomous vehicles.

Did You Know?:
An autonomous car (also known as a driverless car, self-driving car, robotic car[1]) and an unmanned ground vehicle is a vehicle that is capable of sensing its environment and navigating without human input.[wikipedia.org]

Mar 19, 2018

How To Wirelessly Charge Your New Phone with New Case

How To Wirelessly Charge Your New Phone with New Case


The biggest question that was on my mind when the new iPhones came out with wireless charging capability: Can you charge your phone with the phone case in place?
When the first phones came out that were able to be charged wirelessly and first wireless chargers hit the market, I heard from various sources that the case needed to be removed. If this was the case these days as well, that is quite a hassle and major inconvenience.

Mar 12, 2018

Travel News - Gadget Related - March

Travel News - Gadget Related - March




Audi Integrates Toll Payments Into Car
mediapost.com/publications/article/314868/audi-integrates-toll-payments-into-car.html

Mar 5, 2018

Travel and Gadgets March Madness


Travel and Gadgets March Madness


This month top college basketball teams will compete for the national championship. Actually, the reason the tournament is called March Madness is for all the travels that the teams have to do across the nation in the road to the championship. In light of this, we have put together the top travel gadgets so far this year.

Feb 12, 2018

Video of the Week - 5 Ways to Increase Battery Life on iPhone

Video - 5 Ways to Increase Battery Life on iPhone



5 Ways to Increase Battery Life on iPhone
The smarter the phones get, the more battery is needed. And the smarter the phones, the more they are used and the battery does not last as long. With new updates to the phone's software, the battery suffers as well. Below are some tips on getting more juice out of your phone's battery.

Jul 24, 2017

Summer Travel - Time To Hit The Beach

Summer Travel - Time To Hit The Beach (click to tweet)

Family Beach Trip

We hit our local beach for the first time this summer for a little staycation. The day was very sunny and dry. The water was surprisingly warmer than we expected. Even warmer than in Aruba.
We had our beach staple with us, the beach sports umbrella, to provide much need shade. Also, a new travel accessory to try out for the first time in the ocean, waterproof sports wallet.

Beach umbrella
Sport-Brella Portable All-Weather and Sun Umbrella


Jun 26, 2017

How Tech Has Transformed the Las Vegas Scene - Infographic


How Tech Has Transformed the Las Vegas Scene - Infographic
This is a guest post by Suzy St. George on behalf of ARIA Resort and Casino

These days, technology impacts almost every aspect of our lives, including the way we work, the way we interact with others, and even the way we travel. For the travel and hospitality industry, it’s a matter of continuing to innovate and accommodate its tech-driven customers — or risk getting left behind.

Jun 1, 2017

Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts This Month - May


Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts This Month - May

This Event Will Not Happen Again For 28 Years, Time To Travel
On August 21, 2017, there will be a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse that has not been seen in nearly 100 years.

May 29, 2017

Best Water- and Dust-resistant Travel Gadgets


Water- and Dust-resistant Travel Gadgets

Plantronics BackBeat FIT
Why good to have on a trip:
» Water-resistant, sweatproof
» Long battery life - around 8 hours
» Easy to charge via USB cable or with USB travel USB charger adapter
» Flexible earbuds and band - can be folded to fit into pouch or pocket
» Receive and answer calls via headphones
» Adjust volume and playback all from the headphones without taking out your phone
» GPS type of tracker to find headphones if they go missing

Mar 30, 2017

Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts This Month - March


Top Travel Tech Gadgets Posts This Month - March

Gaming On The Go - New Cool Fun Travel Gadget
The system is a console/portable hybrid. Connects to your TV, which means it is aware of the games you are playing on the big screen. Then, can be detached to take along with you outside.

Mar 9, 2017

Travel Gadgets Beyond Or How Our Kitchen Gadget Light Ended Up On Star Trek


Travel Gadgets Beyond Or How Our Kitchen Gadget Light Ended Up On Star Trek

Traveling to beyond our galaxy, you need some gadgets on board.
Sometimes these gadgets are just under your kitchen cupboard. Literally.

Jan 23, 2017

Amazon Tap with Alexa and How It Is Useful For Travel


Amazon Tap with Alexa and Travel

Amazon Echo, with Alex artificial intelligence assistant, is a home based hub that responses to a verbal request with responses on a multitude of topics. It can play music, tell you the weather, latest sports scores, and news headlines. Through skills that are available on Amazon's Alexa Skills page, Echo can increase a number of topics that it is able to answer. Amazon Tap is similar to Echo, except it is designed to be portable, making it great for travel, and needs to be tapped to activate.
Through learning these skills and quite a few companies developing new ones, Alexa is broadening out into the travel world.


Heading Out
Find out from Alexa what the weather is like outside and get a forecast.
Order Uber for your trip using Alexa.

City Guides
Alexa can also "learn" city guides. You can find out information within major cities, as currently available, before heading out to sight see.

Jan 16, 2017

Super Bowl LI Travel & Gadgets


Super Bowl LI Travel & Gadgets

Super Bowl LI will be held at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on February 5. On the east cost at this time the temperatures are around 36 degrees Fahrenheit. While in Texas, they are around 67°F. That feels a lot better and requires a lot less clothing.
This also means lighter packing. So grab your sunglasses, gadgets, and tickets, if those are still even available, and head over to the big game.

Smartphone
There is a multitude of ways that this device would come in handy before and during the game. You can keep track of the latest news on the weather, roster, team news, and such. You can also watch the game on the phone while out and about

Phone Charger
Not going to get far without one of these if you use your phone quite a bit. And you want a power bank that can charge a phone several times and has at least 5000 mAh. As well as do it quickly with 2.0 or higher USB connection. Below chargers meet all of these criteria and then some


Video Camera
A photo captures a frozen moment in time, video, on the other hand, lets you revisit the moment like you were there once again hearing and seeing everything again as well as share it with others.
Camera
I don't think it is even necessary to say digital camera nowadays, it is a given. Phone cameras are nice for a quick shot or some selfies. Though to get great shots of the area, the event, the action, and your entire group, you would need a camera with great optical zoom and fast shutter speed.