Nokia Wireless DC-50 Charging Plate
Sometimes the best things in life are the simplest … an idea exemplified by this eye-catching charger, which powers up any Qi-enabled device without a power source. When the plate itself runs out of juice, you can either lay it on a friend’s wireless charger or recharge it the old-fashioned way, using the included USB charger. $99.99.
Logitech Type+ for iPad Air
This brand-new product offers a sleek Bluetooth keyboard integrated right into a two-sided protective case. The keyboard, which boasts iOS shortcuts and well-spaced keys, is designed to replicate the typing experience on your laptop, so you can switch between devices without sacrificing speed or accuracy. Your iPad screen magnetically attaches directly above the keyboard, and auto-features turn your iPad off when you close the case and wake it when you open it. The case also includes an automatic on/off feature, including auto-off when the keyboard is laid flat for browsing. Available in six colors. $99.99.
This new media app, the first and only iOS media player that supports hardware acceleration of both MPEG4 and H.264 codec files, lets you watch videos in most formats without the nuisance of converting the files to those supported by the native player on your iPhone or iPad. The app also enables streamplay from Web-DAV, FTP, SMB and UPnP/DLNA servers — an especially handy tool when traveling, as video file formats vary from country to country. Available in version 2.6.5, nPlayer is iOS 8 compatible. $4.99.
Dalys 1895 USB Cufflinks
Still searching for a gift for the stylish man who has everything? Look no further than these chic sterling silver cufflinks, the latest example of the burgeoning trend of wearable technology. One of them slides open to reveal a 16GB USB flash drive, perfect for storing presentations, photos, music and so on. Dalys 1895 also offers free monogramming and free polishing for the life of the product. Choose the standard pair or the limited edition with hand-engraved edges. $199–249.
Recently renovated Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa launched its Halona Kai Beer Garden pop-up series, bringing Maui brews to meet Maui views and celebrate the summer season. Sip a cold Maui beer or seltzer while taking in the breathtaking views of the island. The beer garden will be offered three times a week, 5–9 p.m.
The biggest names in the Middle East sporting community will gather for the Sports Industry Awards as the event returns for its eighth edition. SPIA recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations, facilities and campaigns that contributed to the development of sport in the region.
Love to laugh and travel? Join Just For Laughs in Cancún presented by Pollen Presents Nov. 3–7. This festival event brings together the relaxing accommodations of a 5-star resort and laugh-out-loud funny comedy sets for a long, unforgettable escape.
A handful of historic towns in Texas Hill Country reinvented themselves as upscale food, wine and culture destinations. Fredericksburg is the shining star among them, transcending its historic German underpinnings to the point where it’s drawing a more cosmopolitan group of visitors, including many from outside Texas.
In an exclusive partnership, Lufthansa Group teams with Viking Cruises to offer the cruise line’s travelers direct, non-stop flights from the New York City area to Malta (MLA), beginning June 30. Flights will operate three times weekly on Lufthansa’s Airbus A350-900, departing from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Karisma Hotels & Resorts and Margaritaville announced the launch of a new resort brand, St. Somewhere. The brand will embody the carefree escapism of the Margaritaville brand, with a luxury twist. Slated to debut in fall 2021, the property will be located on Isla Holbox, Mexico, with other locations to open subsequently.
The Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
As the vaccine rolls out and travel begins to pick up, it’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Panama City with us.