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.
Climbing along the coast, I was trying to snap pictures of the cool-blue Puerto Vallarta waters outside my car window (I know, it never works) when we started winding along stone walls draped in jungle-like foliage. Annoyed my view was blocked, I looked around to see where we were just as we were parking at Hotel Mousai — I audibly gasped. The all-glass, chic and incredibly grand entrance was so well-secluded, it somehow snuck up on me.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
Three weeks after welcoming the first international flights since its borders closed, Saint Lucia’s government reinforced its mandatory travel protocol messaging. The island also launched an informative video with on-island footage of the actual travel experience.
United Airlines plans to bump up its capacity by 4 percent month over month in September; this will account for 37 percent of its schedule compared to the year prior.
IHG® Business Edge provides small- to midsized enterprises with benefits and confidence to navigate the evolving business travel environment.
Yonder, a reimagined outdoor lodging and camping experience in southern Utah, is set to open Sept. 1. Located on scenic Highway 12 on the grounds of an old drive-in movie theater, Yonder will boast 10 custom Airstreams, 22 modern cabins and 67 RV camping sites. The property also features 2,000 square feet of communal space, with a clubhouse and bathhouse, general store, “drive-in” movie theater, resort pool, hot tub and bonfire pits.
As of July 23, St. Regis Bora Bora Resort is open and ready for travelers. With new precautions, protocols and guidelines regarding guest and staff safety, health and wellness, the resort confidently welcomes travelers to the beloved resort, while showcasing refreshed overwater villas and Iridium Spa.
Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.
The 1985 song “One Night in Bangkok” mentions many of the overindulgences of this city. One of them is massage parlors. Today, however, a Thai massage is considered an activity that improves one’s physical and mental well-being. The city has shed its former reputation as a place of wild nightlife and decadence, over the past few decades emerging as a major center for international commerce, wellness initiatives and tourism.