Tile is one of the most successful Kickstarter items to go into production, thanks to its simple design and easy-to-use app. The device is a Bluetooth location beacon to help you find your keys, wallet, bag or anything you find yourself losing nearby. Tile 2.0 was released earlier this year, but more exciting is the new Tile Slim, much thinner to conveniently place on your phone. $30.
HP SPECTRE X360
Considering Apple’s controversial product line, the new Macbook’s touch bar is turning many people back to Windows for their laptop. One of the main competitors is HP, with its new Spectre x360, a 13-inch convertible laptop that packs some serious hardware into a compact and luxurious case. The most exciting thing about this computer is the flappable touchscreen, allowing you to use it as a tablet. If that’s not enough, the device is less than 15mm thick and weighs less than 3 pounds, and you can even make it stand on its side to use as a media center. $749.99.
WAHOO FITNESS ELEMNT GPS BIKE COMPUTER
You might wonder why a bike computer is necessary in the age of smartphones — until you try navigating the touchscreen while avoiding traffic on a curve. While plenty of smartphone mounts are available, Wahoo Fitness introduces a device made specifically for riders, with all the innovative data of your favorite biking app. By simply linking them through Bluetooth, WiFi or ANT+, the ELEMNT can provide you information on speed, time, distance, GPS directions and health stats. The device also includes built-in GPS if you don’t want to use your smartphone’s navigation. $329.99.
JABRA ELITE SPORT
If you’re not satisfied with the iPhone 7’s AirPods, take a look at Jabra’s new Elite Sport earphones. Unlike Apple’s one-size-fits-all design, the Elite Sport comes in three sizes with the choice of foam or silicon finish, as well as three different fins to ensure a secure fit. Designed with the workout enthusiast in mind, these earphones manage to hold on tight, thanks to the sweat-proof construction. Such devices prioritize durability over audio quality, but the Elite Sport provides a deep, bass-heavy response that will satisfy most listeners. $249.99.
The Franklin London Launches Afternoon Tea Inspired by Victoria & Albert Museum’s “Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser”
The Franklin London – Starhotels Collezione, located in the heart of Knightsbridge, launched a new afternoon tea inspired by the “Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser” exhibit at the nearby Victoria & Albert Museum. Diners booking the tea also have the option to book an offer including a pre-reserved ticket to the in-demand exhibition.
The Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
Pride Month is in full swing and to celebrate the community, make a colorful cocktail everyone will enjoy. These colorful ingredients will get the party started during Pride or any time of the year. Start this recipe the night before to create the rainbow ice cubes.
Up Norway, Norway’s travel curator, partners with sustainability experts to offer travelers a new tour. The Discovery Route, called the “world’s most sustainable journey,” combines personal wellness with the wellness of the environment.
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.
Driving into Dallas during a rainstorm, we were eager to arrive at our destination. The valet parking at Marriott Dallas Uptown is underground and ideal for inclement weather. We took the elevator to the lobby and made our way to the registration desk. The staff wore masks, but still managed to convey a warm greeting. On the wall behind them hung a colorful piece of art made partially from reclaimed wood that depicts neighborhood scenes. The new hotel covers an entire block in a residential area and opened earlier this year.
Business travel is on the brink of returning, according to three new reports. The latest monthly Traveler Confidence Index developed by Travel Again shows business traveler confidence soared in May, with 42 percent now fully ready to travel, up from just 20 percent in April. An additional 31 percent are planning some type of business travel for summer, with 74 percent willing to travel domestically for business in the next 90 days. However, employers may not be as ready, with only 22 percent of business travel respondents with current business travel plans.
Although travel restrictions are beginning to lift, many Americans aren’t ready to travel yet, but still want to get out and explore something new. WalletHub, a personal-finance website, recently conducted a study to find out the best cities for a staycation this summer.