IDAPT i4 Universal Charger
This sleek accessory charges up to four different mobile electronics simultaneously and is compatible with the iPad and iPhone 4, as well as 4,000 different mobile electronic devices including BlackBerry, Nintendo DS, PSP, digital cameras, GPS systems and Bluetooth products. With three charging ports and an additional USB charging port to meet all charging needs, it features an interchangeable tip system, making it completely customizable. Available in black, white or silver, it includes six of the most popular tips: miniUSB, microUSB, iPod/iPhone, Samsung 4, Nokia 2 and Sony Ericsson 2. $59.99.
Tumi Travel Workout Player
Step away from the hotel buffet and put that workout gear on, pronto! From the travel aficionados at Tumi comes this nifty gizmo that makes staying fit on the road a cinch. The lightweight, compact, clip-on device includes a pedometer with 3D motion analysis, heart rate monitor, stopwatch, 4GB MP3 player and FM radio. It also comes with earbud headphones and a USB cable. Now get stepping! $165.
LG Mobile Digital Television and DVD Player
This is not your run-of-the-mill portable DVD player, no sir. This gizmo also picks up mobile DTV reception, so you can watch TV when in range of a digital signal — even in the back seat of a car or zipping along on a high-speed train. The 7-inch screen can be tilted to your preferred viewing angle, and when not in use the clamshell-style screen folds down and the device shrinks to about 9.5 inches by 6.5 inches — the size of a small hardback book. It plays DVD movie discs and audio CDs, displays JPG photos and plays WMA music files from its USB 2.0 connection. Equipped with two headphone jacks so you can tune in with a friend, it also boasts both AC and auto power adaptors, a remote control and a removable battery that powers the device for up to 4.5 hours, 2.5 hours in TV mode. $249.99.
Jorno Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard
This foldable Bluetooth keyboard turns your iPhone, iPad or Android into a fully functioning laptop — how cool is that? Bluetooth connectivity lets you pair the keyboard with your mobile device and position the keyboard anywhere you like. It folds down to the size of a deck of cards to easily fit in your pocket or bag, and includes a detachable cradle to hold your device in either portrait or landscape orientation. The keyboard, with keys that are only 15 percent smaller than a standard model, is also rigid when unfolded, allowing you to type in your lap. $79. (Special pre-order price; available in early 2011.)
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.
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.
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.
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.