Flip SlideHD Video Recorder
The newest addition to the über-cool Flip Video line, the Flip SlideHD is the first Flip camcorder that enables real-time video sharing on a stunning 3-inch-wide screen with a unique slide-up design. You can record up to four hours of HD video or store up to 12 hours of content and then view it instantly on the snazzy slide-up screen. The SlideHD makes it a snap to bring your videos and photos along as you travel or meet up with friends or family. You can even design your own custom camcorder, choosing from thousands of designs or uploading your own image to create a one-of-a-kind conversation piece. Like all Flip models, it’s pre-loaded with the proprietary FlipShare software that lets you easily organize, create and share your videos. Using a PC or Mac, Flip video content can be instantly uploaded, both privately and publicly, and ready for one-click sharing. $279.99.
Novothink Solar Surge
Introducing the world’s first Apple-licensed solar charging case for iPhone and iPod Touch.The Solar Surge combines a powerful, cutting-edge solar panel with a lithium ion battery into a comfortable, soft-touch, non-slip finish case to provide you and your energy-conscious friends with the ultimate protective battery back-up solution for everyday use. Novothink’s advanced solar technology boasts about 30 minutes of talk time on a 3G network or 60 minutes on 2G from a mere two hours of direct sunlight. (Also includes a USB cable to charge it on a rainy day.) $69.75–79.75.
Samsung NB Pro Netbook
A truly rugged computer for the on-the-go business traveler, the Samsung NB30 Pro comes equipped with Windows 7 Professional OS and a free-fall sensor that helps avoid damage to the hard drive if the netbook is dropped (ouch!). There’s also a water-resistant keyboard that prevents damage from up to 50cc of liquid if you happen to spill your iced tea on it, as well as a specially designed durable casing. And it packs serious punch in a small package, weighing in at well under three pounds. $519.
Klipsch Image X10i Headphones
An ideal complement to the iPhone, iTouch and iPod — and among the lightest, smallest in-ear headphone designs — Klipsch’s latest ultra-lightweight headphones feature a state-of-the-art microphone and three-button remote to seamlessly handle voice and music control. Like all Klipsch products, the X10i utilizes the brand’s patented oval ear tips for comfortable long-term wear, superior noise isolation and sound quality, and incomparable bass. The Image X10i comes with a two-year warranty and includes five pairs of ear tips. $349.99.
Falling asleep in economy class can be a test of flexibility and patience, often depending on how tired you are. No matter how many ways your body contorts to sleep sitting upright, it’s hard to avoid the dreaded head drop, from little to no head support, that can easily jerk you (and your neighbor) awake.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
Heathrow Airport built a “bespoke set of anti-drone systems” around its airfield. The system, created by U.K.-based firm Operational Solutions, detects and tracks drones in surrounding airspace. The “new and innovative” system can also locate drone pilots and show their location.
New upgrades at Frankfurt Airport include renovations at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center, as well as the addition of a new hotel, Frankfurt Airport Marriott. To make room for the new property, the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel was reduced to 779 guestrooms from its previous 1,008 guestrooms, allowing for 233 guestrooms at Frankfurt Airport Marriott. All Sheraton guestrooms are now refurbished.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
Marriott International had a record 2019, marking seven straight years of record-breaking organic growth.
oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
A historic U.K., hotel, The Grand Hotel Birmingham is expected to open this summer after extensive renovations. One of the city’s most iconic buildings, The Grand Hotel Birmingham was originally constructed in the 1870s.