This revolutionary, dual-screen multimedia eReader intuitively integrates its two displays, combining the efficiency and reading comfort of an EPD display with the responsiveness, multimedia and browsing capabilities of an LCD display. Alex’s versatile open Google Android operating system and responsive on-screen keyboard let you use popular applications like Gmail right away. Weighing only 11 ounces and measuring 4.7 inches by 8.9 inches, the Android-based Alex eReader supports eBooks in EPUB, PDF, HTML and TXT formats; offers full Internet browsing using WiFi connectivity; and later this year will also feature 3G and EVDO/CDMA connectivity. Alex offers multitasking, enabling you to enjoy music while you read, supplement your eBook on the EPD screen with video on the LCD screen and search the Web or use email so you can connect with other users in book clubs and social media. You can download from a wealth of online Adobe ePUB-format digital books from Google Books and Alex partner bookstores and store them in the Alex Library on the removable SD card. $399.
As light as a pen and the size of a credit card, the flash-based Traveler slips easily into a wallet, letting you tote up to 64GB of data in your pocket or purse. Both PC and Mac compatible, the Traveler includes an auto-launch feature so there’s no need to install or configure software. Just insert the Traveler’s USB plug into your computer and Clickfree does the rest, searching, copying and organizing more than 400 file types of digital data including documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook email and contacts, photos, video, music and even favorite websites. You’ll always have easy access to important content and can quickly restore critical information in the event your computer is lost or stolen. Available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities. $69.99–219.99.
Parrot RKi8400 Car Stereo
This wireless car stereo offers a seamless, installed, hands-free solution for your iPod or iPhone. It integrates perfectly into your car’s audio system, so conversations and music are transmitted via the speakers for maximum listening quality. The Parrot RKi8400 syncs directly to your mobile phone, automatically copying the contacts in your phone for hands-free calling without any initial training. A large dial and full-color screen to view album covers stored in the iPhone enable easy navigation of playlists. When your mobile phone rings, the system automatically switches to hands-free mode. Parrot RKi8400 Bluetooth wireless technology also lets you play music sent from the iPhone 3.0 and from other Bluetooth mobile phones or players via Bluetooth Stereo A2DP. $399.99.
Elgato eyeTV Hybrid
This tiny TV tuner stick turns your Mac or PC into an HDTV and digital video recorder, allowing you to watch, pause and record TV on your computer. It receives both digital and analog, including HDTV channels, and also captures video from sources such as a set-top box and VCR. On a Mac, you can even edit recordings and export to iTunes for viewing on your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Comes with infrared remote, EyeTV3 software and video input cable for S-Video and RCA. $149.95.
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 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.
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 Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
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.