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.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
SINCE ABOUT 2000, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has been the busiest airport not only in the United States but also in the world. Each year more than 100 million passengers pass through the gateway, so it only makes sense the airport continues to evolve.
DON’T EXPECT TURIN TO FIT your image of Italy. It’s Italian, all right — the evening passeggiata and a love of good food and wine are alive and well. But you’ll look in vain for medieval cobbled streets, crumbling castles and works by Michelangelo (who never set foot here). Instead, although you’ll find some Roman ruins, you’ll also find a faux medieval village, a world-class film museum and a café life that rivals Vienna’s. You and your family will have fun here.
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TODAY, JUNIOR THERRIAULT calls Chicago home, where he serves as general manager of Juniper at Claridge House Hotel, but before arriving in the Windy City, he worked around the world, learning from the best professionals in the industry. In addition to hotels and Michelin-starred dining experience, Therriault also owned a successful catering business and boasts numerous wins from food competitions around the globe.
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.
DURING THE 1920S AND ’30S, Shanghai was known as the Paris of the Orient — glamorous and decadent with a vibrant nightlife. A century later, Shanghai still parties hard. Most bars and clubs stay open until 3 a.m.; some don’t close their doors until 5 a.m.