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.
Expansion plans involving a new 14-gate concourse at Mineta San Jose International Airport in California must clear environmental review before moving forward.
Since 1970, Goway Travel has been committed to providing customized travel experiences for world travelers. Few things are better evidence of this commitment than being awarded the 2019 Trazees award for Favorite Tour Operator. Goway Travel heartily thanks the readers of Trazee Travel for this honor and for their confidence in Goway’s work in creating travel memories that’ll last a lifetime.
Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower opened following full renovations to its 280 guestrooms and public spaces. The property is the second Hyatt Regency in Spain. The hotel sits in a Barcelona skyline landmark, a 29-story tower topped with a glass dome that provides travelers with 360-degree views and an unparalleled dining experience.
Opened this past November, Osaka Excel Tokyu Hotel rethinks the classic Japanese business hotel format in a delightful way. While the basic design concept is rooted in generations-old Japanese aesthetics, its wow factor comes from the interior designers’ approach of filtering them through a kaleidoscope. This effect is accomplished with ornate hexagonal lamps, carpeting with geometric shape motifs and pops of happy gold and blue hues. The lobby adds to that with a whimsical, but sophisticated mix of artwork and decorative ornaments, with a color palette and ornamentation that extends to 364 private rooms and suites throughout 17 floors.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
In an age where airlines continually look for new ways to increase connectivity and offer passengers more options, a new agreement gives United Airlines passengers the ability to book spots on 68 Vistara-operated flights to 26 destinations in India. The agreement goes into effect Feb. 28.
Reconnect with nature and step outside your comfort zone at Palmaïa, The House of AïA. The new Riviera Maya resort focuses on inner exploration and a respect for nature, offering visitors an array of experiences promoting self-discovery and spiritual wellness.
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.
Qatar Airways is expanding this year, adding eight new destinations to its network. The list includes: