HP Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook
HP’s brand-new touch-screen notebook provides affordable performance in a thin and light package. It boasts a 15.6-inch diagonal HD display, up to one terabyte of storage, Dolby Advanced Audio, a removable battery and a numeric keyboard for increased productivity. It also includes HP TrueVision HD webcams and HP MyRoom for video calling and sharing photos in a private virtual room, along with other exclusive HP innovations such as HP CoolSense, which adjusts cooling levels, and HP ProtectSmart to prevent file loss in case of a bump. HP Connected Photo, powered by Snapfish, and HP Connected Music, powered by Meridian, allow seamless access to photos and music. Starting at $649.99.
HP Pocket Playlist
A truly groovy innovation in portable media storage and entertainment, the Pocket Playlist streams movies, music, TV shows and photos to up to five mobile devices at the same time, with no Internet connection required while streaming and no need for a data plan. It acts like a home DVR but is smaller and lighter than a smartphone and comes with a one-month subscription to PlayLater, a new DVR app for prerecording videos from more than 50 online websites for playback later. The device holds up to 16 full-length movies, 7,600 songs or 10,000 photos and plays to most WiFi-enabled Android, Windows and iOS mobile devices. $129.
Trakdot Luggage Locator System
This ultra-light, palm-sized tracker delivers city-specific information on the whereabouts of checked baggage in real time. If your bag doesn’t reach your destination, you’ll at least know where it ends up. Once the device is registered on the Trakdot website and placed inside a checked bag, it delivers location information to your mobile phone or SMS device anywhere in the world via text or email. You can also track your luggage on Trakdot.com or use the free Trakdot Luggage app. An additional app lets you know when your bag is approaching on the carousel. Each device can link to multiple phones, and each phone can track multiple devices. $49.99 plus $8.99 activation fee and $12.99 annual service fee.
iBattz BattStation Tough Pro 12000
The latest introduction from power solution powerhouse iBattz offers 12000 mAH of portable power, allowing you to charge and power two USB devices simultaneously. It can charge an iPhone up to eight times or fully charge the new iPad with retina display. The ultra-rugged silicone shell is drop- and water-resistant, designed to weather the wear and tear of travel, the outdoors and emergency use. So whether you’re on a long plane ride, overnight in the great outdoors or in the midst of an electrical outage, you’ll be powered up and ready to go. $49.90.
Brewing long and deep at its center before radiating out to the rest of Europe, Vienna boasts an illustrious history and lasting intellectual impact. The Austrian capital dates back to Celtic and Romen rule, the latter inhabitants using the center city as a military hub among many other employments.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
Whether taking a COVID-19 test before boarding a flight or looking up different travel restrictions before planning your trip, travel has looked a little bit different this past year. With all the extra steps for traveling, American Airlines is committed to finding ways to provide ease and more flexibility and choices for passengers when traveling.
Even in “normal” times, folks gravitate to wellness resorts to jumpstart a healthier lifestyle, destress and be nurtured. In this COVID-19-era state of elevated anxiety, people seek even more natural beauty and caring hospitality, healthy food, fitness activities and beauty and body treatments. Canyon Ranch Lenox also provides an extensive staff of experts offering a multitude of health, wellness and spiritual well-being modalities that alleviate personal issues.
The lights of the aurora borealis appear frequently in the Fairbanks region of Alaska, with a growing number of Aurora Trackers in the area. A new video from Explore Fairbanks features five Fairbanks Aurora Trackers sharing their thoughts and photography on the northern lights.
Remote workers looking for an upgrade from their home offices might want to consider Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ Workcation offer. Those booking an extended stay of 10-plus nights are eligible for discounts of up to 15 percent off best available rates; those booking 20-plus nights enjoy up to 25 percent off. The offer is available at Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ diverse portfolio of properties.