X-Project WiFi Portable Pocket Projector
This palm-sized HD projector utilizes LED technology and 100 lumens to display high-contrast images in brilliant color. It generates its own WiFi signal, so you can tap into your mobile devices and stream content from online sources or from your smartphone, tablet or computer; or upload media from an SD card or USB stick. Weighing 10 ounces, XProject easily goes anywhere; just set it up to face a hard, flat surface and select the images you want to stream. With a battery providing up to two hours of continuous playtime, create your own personal movie theater anywhere in the world. Includes a remote control, AC adapter, travel pouch, mini-USB and HDMI cable. $499.99.
This first-of-its-kind, high-resolution GPS/GLONASS mapping watch is the new must-have for outdoor enthusiasts looking for an unmatched hands-free navigator. Featuring a 1.4-inch, high-resolution color touchscreen, epix comes preloaded with a worldwide shaded relief base map, a free one-year subscription to BirdsEye Satellite Imagery, plus 8 GB of memory for additional maps. It also uses the Connect IQ open platform so you can customize your watch with apps, widgets, data fields and unique watch faces to make your Garmin smartwatch even smarter. Epix displays notifications from your Bluetooth device so you never miss a text or email, and it’s rugged, with PVD-coated surfaces and a water rating of 50 meters. $549.99.
Samsung Portable SSD T1 External Drive
A 2015 CES Innovation Awards honoree, this stylish, portable solid-state drive represents a new standard of storage. Designed for speed and security without sacrificing style, it’s ideal for business travelers needing secure local storage to quickly transfer large amounts of data on the go. Powered by Samsung’s proprietary 3D Vertical NAND technology, the drive boasts a write speed up to 100 times faster and a data-transfer speed four times faster than an external hard disk drive: Transfer a 3GB movie file in eight seconds or a 10GB movie in 27 seconds. Using an AES 256-bit encryption algorithm, it’s simple to use and accessed with one password. With no moving parts, it withstands more shock impact than alternative storage solutions. 250GB, 500GB and 1TB. Starts at $179.99.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H8 Wireless Headphones
Audiophile brand extraordinaire Bang & Olufsen introduces its first-ever wireless Bluetooth, active noise-canceling headphones, which the brand bills as simply the best headphones ever made. Weighing just less than 9 ounces, the H8 boast signature state-of-the-art sound and memory foam ear pads covered in supple lambskin that readily contour to your ears for maximum comfort. An intuitive touch interface on the anodized aluminum ear cups makes turning music on and off, answering calls, forwarding tracks or turning up the volume a snap — or, rather, a tap or a swipe. Available in two gorgeous colors. $499.
Imagine waking up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee, a light breeze dancing on your face, and views so beautiful you begin to think it is a simulation. The United Kingdom is teeming with unique accommodations that will please your eyes. Check out these stays with stunning views on your next U.K. adventure.
AdventureWomen, the travel company specializing in adventure tours for women, announced a partnership with African Wildlife Foundation. The organization supports the conservation of Africa’s wildlife through education, community development and sustainability projects. As part of the partnership, the two organizations will host a women’s safari to Zimbabwe in May 2022.
Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, where innovative wellness and balanced indulgence come together in one extraordinary beachfront setting, recently partnered with First Responders Children’s Foundation, a non-profit organization providing financial support to children and families of first responders. This partnership formed the Carillon Cares: Summer of Heroes offers, including a donation to the foundation for each stay booked, which supports giving back to those who fought on the front lines during the pandemic.
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 much changed in the past year, Cancún still has the joie de vivre we need right now after months of cabin fever — even with safety measures in place. In fact, the first half of 2021 may be a good time to rediscover Mexico’s home-grown Caribbean resort town in a slower, more relaxed mode that contrasts its rollicking “spring break” reputation of old. One place to take in Cancún at its best is JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, a mile up from the convergence of night clubs, chain restaurants, souvenir emporiums and shopping malls along Avenida Kukulkan.
June marks Pride Month, largely credited to bisexual activist Brenda Howard who organized Gay Pride Week and the Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade in 1970, one year after the Stonewall Riots. The parade eventually become the New York City Pride March, leading to Pride Month and similar parades and marches around the world.
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.
Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, an all-suite, adults-only, all-inclusive oceanfront resort, announces a new experience suited for epicurean travelers: The Chef’s Table. At Haven’s fine-dining restaurant Olios Mediterranean, The Chef’s Table offers the best seats in the house, right in front of the chef’s working station and open, top-of-the-line kitchen. And the actual table is beautiful in its own right: made from reclaimed wood and complemented by a turquoise glass chandelier.