HP Scanjet Professional 1000 Mobile Scanner
Hot from the high-tech presses at HP comes the venerable brand’s first mobile scanner, designed to capture documents on the spot — in the office, at a customer site and even on the road. With the ability to scan a variety of paper sizes and mediums, including embossed cards, it lets you digitize documents nearly anywhere and on the go. Complemented by a comprehensive software suite — which includes Nuance PaperPort to convert scans into editable files and the NewSoft Presto! BizCard Reader, which scans and organizes business cards — it’s ideal for keeping tabs on contracts, forms, receipts and business cards away from the office. Powered solely by a PC USB 2.0 port, the scanner weighs less than two pounds and comes with a carrying case for maximum portability. $249.
Arguably the most buzzed-about player in the ereader market, Barnes & Noble’s nook marries innovative technology and sleek minimalist design with access to the book behemoth’s digital store of over 1 million ebooks, newspapers and magazines — and can store up to 1,500 of them with its 2GB of internal storage. Nook’s color touch-screen for navigation, along with a best-in-class E Ink display, make ereading enjoyable (and pretty, too!). Equipped with both free AT&T 3G wireless and WiFi access, including free WiFi connectivity and exclusive content and promotions in Barnes & Noble stores. $259.
SanDisk 32 GB Memory Card
Introducing the world’s highest-capacity removable memory card for mobile phones. The highly versatile 32GB SanDisk microSDHC card delivers immediate memory expansion that lets you pack an unprecedented amount of photos, videos, music and data in your handset. How much? For example, the card can store enough music to outlast 35 round-trip flights between San Francisco and New York before repeating a single song. Now you just have to find the time to download them. $199.99.
Powermat Portable 2x
When it comes to charging your devices, it doesn’t get much cooler — or easier — than this portable powerhouse. Just plug your run-down gadget into the Powermat 2x’s Powercube universal receiver, place the receiver and your gadget on the mat and — presto! — the rejuicing begins. (You can also purchase dedicated receivers separately for common devices like BlackBerrys and iPhones, allowing you to charge them directly on the mat without the Powercube.) Embedded into the mat is a high-capacity battery which lets you charge two gizmos at once without the need to plug the mat into an outlet. The mat also folds into a sleek carrying case and comes with a set of international plugs. You’ll never have to waste time untangling cords of your various chargers again — hooray! $80.
There may not be snow in Los Angeles this season, but Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is certainly full of the holiday spirit, with Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s events happening in the hotel’s gorgeous event spaces.
Experience the life-changing destination of Greece by exploring its island gems in the Ionian Sea. Scattered off the western coastline of Central Greece, to the south of Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands are an island group comprising large and small islands.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
Everyone loves a good Christmas tree, but these iconic hotels around the world take it one step further with designer-styled trees illuminating lobbies and public spaces, wowing all who enter. From Lela Rose to Louis Vuitton, don’t miss these ultra-luxury trees redefining tree decorating as we know it.
In addition to intimate settings, smaller staff-to-passenger ratios, and personalized food and beverage options, river cruises have the advantage of providing a deeper dive into a region’s culture, food and history. The Rhine, Rhône and Danube in Europe and the Mississippi River and St. Lawrence in North America have much to offer travelers with their itineraries, tying together beloved cities and lesser-known destinations along their routes.
Incentive travel has long been a way for organizations to drive sales and reward employees with opulent trips to exotic destinations. Today it encompasses even more.
With the holidays right around the corner, travelers are preparing for holiday travels. For those looking for a last-minute getaway filled with holiday cheer, consider Croatia. With a variety of winter activities perfect for travelers and locals alike, the Christmas countdown in Croatia is in full swing. Leading up to Christmas, Advent in Croatia makes it even more worth your while to visit the country with free winter incentives. If you plan on visiting Croatia, here are five cities going all out for the holiday season: