Mazzo Mobile PowerDrive Slim
This sleek, new, pocket-sized, certified hard drive amps up the power for iOS devices with more than 15 hours of backup charging and 128 GB backup storage. While it boasts the same amp output as Apple iPad chargers and the same core processor as the iPhone 5s, it features a built-in app for managing files between devices. Save your files, such as several full-length movies and music, to your devices and access them through your iPhone, iPad or iPod while traveling. The PowerDrive app lets you manage files with just a tap. Available in 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB. From $79.
Samsung ATIV Book 9
The most streamlined Book 9 ever, Samsung’s latest Ultrabook weighs in at a feather-light 2 pounds and a blade-thin 0.46 inches, with an Intel Broadwell Core M processor designed for ultra-portable devices and a battery life of up to 10.5 hours, making it a mobile user’s dream. Its ergonomic keyboard offers comfortable, efficient mobile typing, while its WiFi Amp enables Internet connection speeds up to 20 percent faster. With seamless sharing between devices, effortlessly share files and make and receive phone calls from the unit without having your mobile device on hand. A WQXGA (2560 x 1600) display and integrated Digital Natural Image Engine technology provide discernibly sharper text, images and video content. From $1,199.99.
B&O PLAY Beolit 15 Bluetooth Speaker
Drawing upon the storied Danish brand’s reputation as the go-to source for serious audiophiles, Bang & Olufsen unveils its latest Bluetooth speaker, a portable powerhouse. With 24 hours of continuous playtime from a single battery charge, True360 omni-directional sound and top-notch materials like anodized aluminum and full-grain leather, it pairs the best of Scandinavian design with unparalleled performance. Bring the Beolit anywhere you want — its 240 watts of peak power pack enough punch to fill the largest of rooms. $599.
Helios Smart Solar Charger
The first solar-powered charger designed for on-the-go use, the pocket-sized Helios Smart charges three times faster than any other portable solar charger, capturing enough energy in just 90 minutes of direct sunlight to fully juice a standard smartphone (compared to nine to 10 hours for standard solar chargers). Designed with a patent-pending tri-fold style and ultra-high-efficiency solar panels, it can charge your mobile device in a variety of real-life settings, from a windowsill to a table at an outdoor café or a passenger seat while you’re driving. And if solar charging isn’t always an option, it includes two USB ports for charging devices the old-fashioned way. $159.
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.
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.
Pride Month is in full swing and to celebrate the community, make a colorful cocktail everyone will enjoy. These colorful ingredients will get the party started during Pride or any time of the year. Start this recipe the night before to create the rainbow ice cubes.
Up Norway, Norway’s travel curator, partners with sustainability experts to offer travelers a new tour. The Discovery Route, called the “world’s most sustainable journey,” combines personal wellness with the wellness of the environment.
Driving into Dallas during a rainstorm, we were eager to arrive at our destination. The valet parking at Marriott Dallas Uptown is underground and ideal for inclement weather. We took the elevator to the lobby and made our way to the registration desk. The staff wore masks, but still managed to convey a warm greeting. On the wall behind them hung a colorful piece of art made partially from reclaimed wood that depicts neighborhood scenes. The new hotel covers an entire block in a residential area and opened earlier this year.
Business travel is on the brink of returning, according to three new reports. The latest monthly Traveler Confidence Index developed by Travel Again shows business traveler confidence soared in May, with 42 percent now fully ready to travel, up from just 20 percent in April. An additional 31 percent are planning some type of business travel for summer, with 74 percent willing to travel domestically for business in the next 90 days. However, employers may not be as ready, with only 22 percent of business travel respondents with current business travel plans.
The Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
Although travel restrictions are beginning to lift, many Americans aren’t ready to travel yet, but still want to get out and explore something new. WalletHub, a personal-finance website, recently conducted a study to find out the best cities for a staycation this summer.