The market for wireless noise-cancelling headphones exploded in recent years, and this model from Sony has taken the world by storm. Sound quality, build quality and design are all top-notch, and there are touch controls on the right earcup. The 30 hours of battery life is impressive compared to rivals, and USB-C compatibility makes for rapid charging when it does run out of charge. If you’ve not embraced the wireless audio revolution yet, this offers a seriously good place to start. $229.99.
ONEPLUS 7 PRO 5G
Android fans will love this quality smartphone from OnePro, which boasts a highly regarded 6.7-inch Liquid AMOLED display and a triple camera system for great visual performance. It’s also 5G-ready, which means you will be able to connect to mobile internet at blistering speeds as the new system rolls out. With up to 12GB of RAM, 256GB internal storage and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip, the 7 Pro will handle everything you throw at it, and fast-charging technology means the 4,000 mAh battery will keep you powered up. From $669.
Whether you like an espresso, a latte macchiato or anything in between, the Jura S8 coffee machine will whip one up on demand. Use the touchscreen to select your drink or access the accompanying app to place your order from afar. You can adjust the bean grinder to suit your preferences, and a professionalgrade milk frother adds a final flourish. The S8 boasts a beautiful design, too, and makes a real conversation piece. $2,999.
SAMSUNG Q90 QLED
A beast of a display that builds on the considerable success of the Q9FN, the Q90 has been named among the best TVs ever made. The picture quality, nothing less than superb, and a number of innovations result in amazing detail and good viewing angles. Choose from 65-, 75- and 82-inch versions; the sharp design means the Q90 will look good in any home. It’s slightly deeper than some rivals, but that enables top audio performance thanks to four speakers, two subwoofers and a built-in amplifier. From $3,499.
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.
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.
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.
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.