The MiFi Liberate creates a personal WiFi cloud, providing lightning-fast 4G LTE Internet connectivity for up to 10 devices simultaneously, so you can connect your laptop, tablet, e-reader and music player along with your colleagues, family and friends. The first-ever mobile hotspot equipped with a vibrant color touch screen that makes setup a snap, it lets you manage your connection from the interactive display. Running on AT&T’s fast 4G LTE network, MiFi Liberate lasts for 11 hours with a full charge. It’s ready to roam wherever you do, offering connectivity in more than 200 countries. $49.99 with two-year contract.
Introducing the first voice-search, secure Bluetooth/ USB drive that displays passwords and ID data on the go. Swipe your finger or thumb print across the screen and myIDkey autofills your credentials for any website, whether you’re connected to your phone or tablet via Bluetooth or plugged into your PC via USB. Customize your login with multiple finger swipes, tap sequences and more for unbreakable access. If your myIDkey is lost or stolen, the device will automatically erase if there are multiple attempts to access it; if you find your myIDkey or purchase a new one, you can restore your information by syncing to your desktop or Arkami’s secure cloud. No wonder it won three innovation awards at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. $169.99.
The first mobile case with an integrated wall charger, PocketPlug is niftily designed with retractable prongs so it does double-duty as a sleek case and portable power source for the iPhone 4/4s, iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S III. Crafted from durable polycarbonate, it protects your device from drops and scratches and makes worrying about whether you brought your charger with you or left it in your hotel room a thing of the past. Just plug your phone into any outlet to power up; it includes an integrated USB port for charging in the car. $69.95.
From Google’s Niantic Labs comes this geo-location-based guide to the cool, hidden and unique things in the world around you. Available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Google Glass and Android devices, Field Trip runs in the background, seamlessly pushing interesting and relevant information about your present locale such as architectural history, local events, restaurants, shopping, deals and happenings straight to your phone or Glass. The app’s 130 publishers provide content, including Historvius for local history, TimeOut for best places to grab a bite or quaff a cocktail, and Cool Hunting for singular shopping destinations. Like many of the best things in life, it’s free.
One thing surprising about the Prince Edward Island capital is its abundance of shops specializing in affordable, fashion-forward jewelry rendered in sterling silver, vermeil, 14K gold and semi-precious stones. Whether you prefer delicate pieces or bold wearable art, you can be assured the pieces for sale are inspired by the maritime island setting and, therefore, specific to the place where they are created. Here are a few shining, woman-owned examples:
Norway, a haven for visionary artists, architects and designers, showcases an exceptionally diverse array of cultural attractions. This year, the country commemorates exciting milestones and unveilings captivating enthusiasts of the arts, from iconic scenic routes to new museums to gallery openings. Up Norway features these new offerings in personalized itineraries catered to aesthetes.
As a peripatetic traveler, I am always trying to balance the pleasures of dining well with a life-long challenge to control my weight. It’s not always easy, because I consider tasting typical, authentic regional dishes among the highlights of most journeys, and those foods are rarely known for “healthful” rankings! So, I started staying at spas way back in the 1980s — before they were ubiquitous — because meals were assured to be pure, clean and wholesome.
Experience the life-changing destination of Greece by exploring its island gems in the Ionian Sea. Scattered off the western coastline of Central Greece, to the south of Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands are an island group comprising large and small islands.
Flying to the paradise of Turks & Caicos has never been easier thanks to many new, non-stop flights across three airlines to the destination. Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Airways all announced new flights, allowing travelers to visit this dreamy destination.
With the rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday over, many of us still wrack our brains on what to buy friends and family this holiday season. For the traveler in your life, finding the perfect gift can go a long way. Here are some top-quality products sure to impress loved ones this season:
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