Samsung Galaxy Note
Bigger than a smartphone, smaller than a tablet … it’s the latest showstopper from tech titan Samsung. The Galaxy Note is equipped with a 5.3-inch display with HD Super AMOLED technology, a high-resolution screen for bright, colorful viewing. The S Pen tool delivers fast, responsive and precise control to create fine lines and detail on the device display, much like an ink pen and paper; and S Memo, a multimedia application, captures content created by the S Pen. Combine pictures, voice recordings, typed text, handwritten notes and drawings via a single application, and then convert it all to a memo and share. An easy screen-capture function lets you save any screen, which you can personalize with the S Pen. A zippy 1.5GHz dual-core processor makes the Galaxy Note faster than a speeding bullet, while lightning-fast network speeds on AT&T’s 4G LTE ensure quick and seamless browsing. Available in carbon blue or ceramic white, exclusively through AT&T. $299.99 with two-year AT&T contracts.
This new backup battery and charger from Scosche Industries provides iPhones and iPods with instant power on the go. It boasts a powerful 1800mAh lithium polymer battery capable of fully charging a dead device — everyone’s worst nightmare on the road. It features a flush folding USB cable for synching and a blue LED battery level indicator, and can be recharged by plugging into any computer, wall or car charger. $59.99.
Mobileye 5-Series Driver Assistance System
This cutting-edge road safety tool sends critical real-time warnings about potential road dangers to your smartphone, subverting that crucial moment when you might take your eyes off the road: Acting as a third eye, the system’s smart camera, proprietary algorithms and microprocessor detect and alert you to unintended lane departures, imminent collisions (up to 2.7 seconds before they happen), pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists on the road. It can even read speed limit signs, control high beams and warn you of rear-end collisions. Compatible with most new and existing passenger cars, trucks, buses and RVs. $749–849.
DBEST PS4001BT Solo Bluetooth Rechargeable Speaker
This pocket-sized speaker is all you need to fill a room with your favorite tunes at surprisingly loud and crisp sound levels, thanks to its powerful built-in amplifier. Roam freely while streaming music wirelessly from your computer, phone, iPod or other audio device at a range of up to 45 feet. The built-in high-capacity lithium battery provides unrivaled continuous playback for up to 20 hours on a single charge. It pairs instantly with your device right out of the box, and has line input for audio sources without Bluetooth connectivity. Available in rubberized red and black finishes. $59.99.
Falling asleep in economy class can be a test of flexibility and patience, often depending on how tired you are. No matter how many ways your body contorts to sleep sitting upright, it’s hard to avoid the dreaded head drop, from little to no head support, that can easily jerk you (and your neighbor) awake.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
Heathrow Airport built a “bespoke set of anti-drone systems” around its airfield. The system, created by U.K.-based firm Operational Solutions, detects and tracks drones in surrounding airspace. The “new and innovative” system can also locate drone pilots and show their location.
New upgrades at Frankfurt Airport include renovations at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center, as well as the addition of a new hotel, Frankfurt Airport Marriott. To make room for the new property, the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel was reduced to 779 guestrooms from its previous 1,008 guestrooms, allowing for 233 guestrooms at Frankfurt Airport Marriott. All Sheraton guestrooms are now refurbished.
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
Marriott International had a record 2019, marking seven straight years of record-breaking organic growth.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
A historic U.K., hotel, The Grand Hotel Birmingham is expected to open this summer after extensive renovations. One of the city’s most iconic buildings, The Grand Hotel Birmingham was originally constructed in the 1870s.