Ipevo PoV Web Camera
This handy, über-portable Web cam lets you capture images and video from any angle and vantage point. Thanks to its pen-like design, the PoV Pointer Cam is easy to pick up and point at any subject. It can also rest on its base or be clamped to a laptop or monitor, and includes an integrated microphone to capture sound for shooting video clips or video-conferencing. The PoV is compatible with major instant-messaging applications including Yahoo! Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, MSN Web Messenger and Windows Live Messenger. It also comes with Skype software to let you send snapshots to your Skype contacts right out of the box. And its tiny size is rivaled by its even smaller price. $39.99. (http://www.ipevo.com)
Zoombak A-GPS Universal Locator
Never worry about the ultimate fate of lost luggage again with this latest incarnation in “personal locator” technology, which harnesses the power of GPS and cellular know-how to let you quickly and accurately locate anything of importance that has gone astray. Small enough to be placed in a backpack, briefcase or pocketbook, or attached to a bicycle or golf bag, it provides you with real-time location information via the Web, email or text messages. How cool is that? $199.99 plus service, starting at $9.99 per month. (http://www.zoombak.com)
From the innovative crew at Planon — in the now-we’ve-seen-everything department — comes the world’s smallest fullpage printer. Measuring a sleek 1 inch high by 10.75 inches wide by 1.9 inches deep, and weighing less than 1.5 pounds, it easily synchs with laptops, PDAs and mobile phones to transfer images and documents using Bluetooth-enabled wireless connections or a standard USB connection. Utilizing Plan on’s Advanced Thermal Technology, it prints up to three full pages per minute with its self-contained 20-page roll and is powered by a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery. $299.99. (http://www.planon.com)
Casio G’zOne Boulder Phone
This rough-and-tumble phone is ready for any and every adventure. Shock, dust and water resistant, it boasts multimedia capabilities, micro SD and Bluetooth GPS, as well as a bright LED lantern and a unique E-compass feature. Whether you’re hiking through the wilderness or trying to find your way back to your hotel late at night in a foreign city, the G’zOne will point you in the right direction. Available in black or orange. $129.99 with two-year service agreement, exclusively through Verizon Wireless. (http://www.verizonwireless.com)
Falling asleep in economy class can be a test of flexibility and patience, often depending on how tired you are. No matter how many ways your body contorts to sleep sitting upright, it’s hard to avoid the dreaded head drop, from little to no head support, that can easily jerk you (and your neighbor) awake.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
Heathrow Airport built a “bespoke set of anti-drone systems” around its airfield. The system, created by U.K.-based firm Operational Solutions, detects and tracks drones in surrounding airspace. The “new and innovative” system can also locate drone pilots and show their location.
New upgrades at Frankfurt Airport include renovations at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center, as well as the addition of a new hotel, Frankfurt Airport Marriott. To make room for the new property, the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel was reduced to 779 guestrooms from its previous 1,008 guestrooms, allowing for 233 guestrooms at Frankfurt Airport Marriott. All Sheraton guestrooms are now refurbished.
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
Marriott International had a record 2019, marking seven straight years of record-breaking organic growth.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
A historic U.K., hotel, The Grand Hotel Birmingham is expected to open this summer after extensive renovations. One of the city’s most iconic buildings, The Grand Hotel Birmingham was originally constructed in the 1870s.