Now you can convert any TV into a Smart TV. This Android 4.0-based HDMI dongle lets you display Android on a TV, magically converting it into a mega-sized tablet. When you get to your destination, hotel room or office, plug into any monitor or TV to access your entire digital life. Download apps to stream videos, connect with friends on Facebook, catch up on news or surf the Web. Edit documents, read PDFs, review PowerPoint, conduct video conferences and send and receive email from a 50-inch monitor. No need to carry a heavy laptop for a presentation: Just plug the Pocket TV into the projector, and your presentation plays from a cloud account like Dropbox or from your SD card. $99 (pre-order price).
The new DROID XYBOARD 10.1 is a real powerhouse, boasting dual-core 1.2 GHz processors; 1GB of RAM; and MotoCast for remote access to music, pictures, videos and documents stored on your work or home computer. Lighter than a paperback book and thinner than an AAA battery, the tablet features Android 3.2 Honeycomb and brilliant high-definition displays with wide viewing angles. An array of Business Ready features includes enterprise-grade security, apps like Quickoffice HD for document editing and creation, and Google Talk for video conferencing. Stylus support and a precision-tip stylus enable easy notetaking and markup. Powered by the lightning-fast Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. $529.99 (16GB), $629.99 (32GB) and $729.99 (64GB), all with a new two-year customer agreement.
The Eye-Fi card, the first wireless memory card of its kind, fits into cameras like a regular SD card — but with built-in WiFi, it automatically uploads pictures and videos from your camera to your computer, smartphone or tablet. During the quick set-up, choose the computer and the sharing site where you want your pics sent. With Endless Memory mode, the card automatically offloads to make room for new shots. And whether you’re at the beach, on top of Yosemite or at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, Direct Mode transfers photos and videos from your camera to your iPhone, iPad or Android device. Works with more than 2,000 digital cameras. $79.99.
No more worries about running out of space on your mobile device. GoFlex Satellite is the first battery-powered external hard drive to wirelessly extend the storage capacity of any WiFi-enabled mobile device. With 500GB, WiFi access over 802.11 b/g/n and a rechargeable battery, you can carry an entire library of video, music, pictures and documents. Wirelessly connect devices to the GoFlex Satellite drive via a Web browser or the free GoFlex Media App. Take more than 300 HD movies on the go, stream media to eight devices simultaneously and automatically sync documents from your computer. The device boasts seven hours of battery life and 25 hours of standby time.
The Mirage in Las Vegas welcomed a new addition to its Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. A baby bottlenose dolphin, born Aug. 16, represents the fourth generation of dolphins living in the habitat.
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Keeping up with expiration dates for various miles and points programs is not typically something high on anyone’s to-do list. Here are a few ways to keep track of your points across programs and get ahead of any impending expiration dates.
Thessaloniki is the second-largest city of Greece and the most important center of the area. Built near the sea, elegant and refined, the Greek “Lady of the North” is a modern, vivacious city that welcomes visitors eager to learn about its history and culture, and at the same time have fun, relax, go shopping or simply explore the cityscape by the sea.
United unveiled a unique new livery at its Newark (EWR) hub last month. A Boeing 757 aircraft features livery designed by a New Jersey artist and the design prominently focuses on imagery from both New York City and New Jersey. The artist, Corinne Antonelli, won United’s Her Art Here contest, a competition that invited women around the country to submit their livery designs.
United Airlines announces a number of new routes.