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.
A handful of historic towns in Texas Hill Country reinvented themselves as upscale food, wine and culture destinations. Fredericksburg is the shining star among them, transcending its historic German underpinnings to the point where it’s drawing a more cosmopolitan group of visitors, including many from outside Texas.
In an exclusive partnership, Lufthansa Group teams with Viking Cruises to offer the cruise line’s travelers direct, non-stop flights from the New York City area to Malta (MLA), beginning June 30. Flights will operate three times weekly on Lufthansa’s Airbus A350-900, departing from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Indianapolis International Airport officially opened its first-ever art gallery, The KIND Gallery, named after the airport’s international airport code. It is initially featuring artists from Harrison Center for the Arts.
The Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
Allianz Partners USA’s 13th annual Vacation Confidence Index estimates Americans’ total spend for summer vacation travel will cross the $150 billion mark for the first time in the Index’s 10-year history, a 160 percent increase over spend in summer 2020 and 50 percent over spend in a robust 2019.
Boca Raton Resort & Club recently announced a new partnership with Major Food Groups, creating one of the best culinary destinations in the United States. Major Food Groups is the company behind some of the hottest restaurants, including Carbone, The Grill and Parm. This partnership will launch multiple dining concepts as part of the resort's $150 million transformation.
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.
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.