Olloclip for Samsung Galaxy S4/S5
The wildly popular olloclip debuts for one of the world’s most popular Android smartphone brands, making it an ideal stocking stuffer for your favorite photography enthusiast. With four lenses in one — fisheye, wide-angle, and 10x and 15x macros — it slips onto your Samsung device in seconds, weighs less than an ounce and works with all photo and video apps so you can snap exactly the shot you want. Considering the camera of the S4 and S5 is regarded as one of the best phone cameras available, olloclip will elevate your already impressive shots to an even higher level. $69.99.
Sony Smartwatch 3 SWR50
A splashy introduction to the burgeoning smartwatch market, Sony’s Smartwatch 3 SWR50 flawlessly combines form and function. Powered by Android Wear, this stylish personal assistant searches, finds, communicates and analyzes on your command using your voice — bringing the power of your smartphone to your wrist. Even without your smartphone, it’s a useful companion; fill it with music before going out for a run and use it to track your activity. The more apps you download, the more personalized it becomes. Optimized for devices running Android 4.3 or later, it features a Quad ARM A7 processor and 512 MB of RAM. Black or yellow. Price TK.
Tech aficionados and the eco-conscious will appreciate the novelty of Upp, the world’s first fuel-cell charger. Composed of two parts that magnetically snap together (the fuel cell block and the cartridge that provides hydrogen to the engine), it quickly juices up any USB device for a full week. Just snap the parts together, then connect your smartphone, tablet or digital camera and get instant, wireless power anytime and anywhere. Combining hydrogen and air to produce clean electricity, it’s also green and its power output never degrades. Each cartridge offers five full device charges, or 160 hours of power. When your cartridge is tapped out, exchange it for $10. $199.
Now you can literally “beam” most online video content straight to your TV — perfect for anyone fed up with the aggravations of cable television. YouBeam combines the safest and most private browser available with a hardware device that fits in the palm of your hand and attaches to your TV through an HDMI port, easily connecting to any in-range WiFi network. Surf the Web as with any other browser or type into the YouBeam search bar. The browser scans content for viruses, adware, spyware and pop-up ads, so it’s impossible to download them; when it “green-lights” the video, press the button and the content begins playing on your TV. $49.99, plus one-time charge of $5; then $3.99/month with first month free.
Global business travel is making its way back, even as the pandemic and other world events continue to challenge its return. In a recent poll from the Global Business Travel Association, more than four in five respondents (86 percent) from across the industry said they feel more optimistic than they did at the beginning of the year. Business travel bookings, the need to travel to do business and employee willingness to travel are all on the rise.
Escape to Italy’s Gavi region and settle in for one of the new experiential summer stay offerings within the peaceful setting of Locanda La Raia. The intimately proportioned, 12-room boutique mansion hotel is located between the cities of Milan and Genoa. The setting? A 180-hectare estate comprised of vineyards, meadows and forests of chestnut trees, elderflower and acacia, all of which provide a habitat for birds and wildlife.
The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua recently announced the final phase of a $100 million resort-wide transformation, set to be unveiled by the end of 2022. Located across 54 acres of pristine, wide-open space overlooking Honokahua Bay, The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua is a sanctuary for guests seeking a luxurious escape.
Recently, more than 345 million people globally watched OMNIYAT light up the sky for the launch of AVA at Palm Jumeirah, Dorchester Collection, Dubai thanks to more than 500 drones. Now, OMNIYAT will once again illuminate the sky with one light to signify the groundbreaking of AVA at Palm Jumeirah Dorchester Collection, Dubai.
Much of the global business travel industry has already made sustainable business travel a priority with a focus on reducing emissions and their environmental footprint. But the industry, as well as external stakeholders, such as policymakers, recognize more needs to be done.