OptiShot2 Golf Simulator
This second-generation, award-winning golf simulator lets you play or practice on 3D, fully immersive, exact replicas of world-famous golf courses in the comfort of your own home with the swing and ball-shot accuracy of real golf. The 16 precisely calibrated, high-speed 48MHz infrared sensors track your favorite clubs before, during and after contact. OptiShot2 technology and PinPoint accuracy provide precise, instantaneous feedback; after each swing, the simulator transmits data to your Mac or Windows computer in real time, tracking speed, tempo, club plane and hand path. Display on your high-def TV or with a projector, and up to four players can shoot full rounds. And it’s guaranteed to improve your game in 30 days or your money back. $499.95.
The new Charge from Fitbit, the market leader in activity wristbands, boasts a bright OLED screen and seven to 10 days’ worth of battery life. In addition to acting as a pedometer to track steps, distance, floors climbed, calories burned and active minutes, it also includes a caller ID feature and wirelessly and automatically syncs to your smartphone or computer to display detailed charts and graphs so you can track your trends over time. Also use Charge to track your sleep and set a silent, vibrating alarm to make getting up just a little less jarring. $129.95.
SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad
This sleek flash drive from SanDisk is the easiest way to transfer photos and videos between your iPhone, iPad and PC and Mac computers at more than three times the speed of other drives, so you can quickly free up memory on your device and instantly expand storage by up to 64GB. It automatically copies photos and videos from the camera roll to the drive when connected and allows you to play all popular-format videos and music files directly from the drive through the downloadable iXpand Sync app. Available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB sizes. $59.99–109.99.
Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480
A 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree, the K480 is the first desk keyboard designed for use with up to three devices, regardless of computing platform. Say you’re working on a report on your computer and you want to respond to a message on your smartphone or type a tweet on your tablet. No problem — simply turn the Easy-Switch dial and respond, all from one keyboard. The integrated cradle holds your phone or tablet at just the right angle for you to read while you type. Available in black or white. $49.99.
Developer Viaggio Resorts soon debuts Palazzo Ricci in Abruzzo, Italy. Built in 1799, the palace is in restoration mode ahead of its 2023 debut. The project is being offered as a private residence club, fractional or co-ownership model.
Experience the beauty of Alaska and save 60 percent off cruise fares on your second and fourth guests. Plus, drinks, WiFi and tips are all included.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Stockholm, Sweden, with us.
Dutch Design Week 2022 is the biggest design event in northern Europe, taking place Oct. 22–30, in the city of Eindhoven. More than 2,600 designers participate in the event, and about 355,000 visitors from Europe and abroad attend. The almost 500 DDW events offer an opportunity for visitors to explore every imaginable design discipline, with a clear emphasis on experiment, innovation and the development of young talent.
As the travel industry finds itself in the midst of the first peak travel season since the beginning of the pandemic, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts commissioned a survey of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers to learn more about business travel habits, learning 65 percent of Millennials, aged 25–44 years old, and 59 percent of Gen Z, ages 18–24 years old, prefer to work for a company offering frequent travel or flexible blended travel as a perk. Blended travel is the combination of business travel with leisure travel.
Urban Villages recently started construction on Populus, the first carbon-positive hotel in the United States. The 265-room hotel should open in late 2023 and will be unlike anything Denver has ever seen.
This month, tribal leaders and state officials joined Visit California at the future Agua Caliente Cultural Plaza to unveil a new statewide initiative. This initiative aims to showcase California’s native communities and cultural tourism experiences to domestic and international travelers. At the announcement, tribal leaders from across the state shared with journalists a sampling of the state’s vast array of offerings.
At nearly 30,000 square feet, United Airlines’ newest United ClubSM now welcomes Newark Liberty International Airport travelers with its modern design, enhanced amenities, culinary offerings, locally sourced art and furniture and Manhattan skyline views. Seek airport solace at the new location in Terminal C3, near Gate C123.
Longing for a destination steeped in romance and enchanting stories? In Southwest Germany, a collection of soaring castles and resplendent gardens offers connections to tales of true love. Take a trip to Sepulchral Chapel on Württemberg Hill in Stuttgart, overlooking the Neckar Valley.