Jorno Bluetooth Keyboard
This ultra-portable, tri-folding wireless keyboard folds down to fit in the palm of your hand for uber mobility, offering a sleek typing solution for your iPhone, iPad, Android or other Bluetooth device that pairs easily with them with simple key settings. The universal keyboard doesn’t sacrifice comfort for size, and the included protective case doubles as an adjustable stand to hold your device in portrait or landscape orientation for optimal viewing. $99.
This sleek gadget/app combo helps locate 250,000 items every day in more than 100 countries. Attach it to your luggage, laptop bag or keys to virtually tether it to your phone. If you lose it, the Tile app locates it on a map, casting a signal up to 100 feet; its distinctive melody will play until you find it. If you’re out of range of your item, Tile can crowd source all Tile users to be on the lookout, creating a far-flung search party. The water-resistant Tile runs for a year with no charging or batteries; after that, recycle and replace it. The companion app supports up to eight Tiles. $25 (per-unit price decreases for multipacks).
Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera RX100 III
If you’re looking for the cream of the crop of point-and-shoot cameras, the RX100 III is a formidable contender. The improved f1.8-2.8 24-70mm Zeiss lens means you can capture laser-sharp close-ups while maintaining soft background defocus, and a pop-up electronic viewfinder allows eye-level framing and a 180-degree tilt screen for 20.1MP selfies. Its ultra-fast BIONZ X processor adds speed and accuracy for stills as well as beautiful HD video. The result is stunning picture quality in a polished package compact enough to take anywhere. $799.99.
Calling all intrepid adventurers! Here’s the first camera to capture 360 degrees of video or still images with a 4K/16-megapixel imager in full 1080p high definition. Whether you’re zooming in a speedboat or hurtling down a ski slope, the V.360° captures the experience from every angle simultaneously. Control the camera via Bluetooth 4.0 with your Android or Apple iOS smartphone or tablet; start/stop video and take instant panoramic photos with the press of a button. The V.360° is shock-, vibration- and dust-resistant and waterproof to one meter for 30 minutes. Video is recorded onto a microSD card (not included); view it live or play it back via a free companion app, or lay it flat for a detailed panoramic view. $449.
TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the United States and Canada by summer 2020, a new record for the carrier of 71 weekly flights between North America and Portugal.
As part of Germany’s climate package, a plan to reduce emissions, the country will raise departure taxes at German airports. Taxes will go up as much as 60 percent, and are expected to raise up to €740 million. The funds will then be used to lower VAT on rail fares from 19 percent to 7 percent.
Norwegian Cruise Line took delivery of its newest ship, Norwegian Encore, ahead of its naming ceremony Nov. 21. The 1,100-foot-long ship boasts a guest capacity of nearly 4,000. Since Norwegian Cruise Line took delivery of the shi, Oct. 30, Norwegian Encore sailed from Germany to England before making its way to New York City, then Miami, where the christening ceremony takes place next week.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
Swiss-Belhotel International boasts an impressive portfolio throughout 22 countries, including 10 ASEAN member countries. This growth is continuing with the group’s new plans to debut four properties in Thailand.