Ematic Genesis Prime
Ematic’s first-ever Google-certified tablet with complete access to Google Play, this 7-inch Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet is your hooked-up hub for entertainment, with access to loads of apps, games, movies and music. Choose from 4 million titles in the eBookstore and thousands of TV shows and movies. With Google Play, upload 20,000 songs for free, browse millions of tracks and share music you buy with friends on Google+. Also seamlessly access Google Chrome, Maps, YouTube and Google Talk. The tablet supports up to 1080p HD videos, features a front camera to capture memorable moments and boasts 4GB of internal storage plus 5GB of included cloud storage. $79.99.
PhotoFast i-FlashDrive HD
The world’s first two-way universal storage device between iOS and Mac/PC allows you to effortlessly view, edit, manage, share and transfer personal documents, images, video and audio files across all your essential gizmos. The device’s free supporting application lets you encrypt private documents, record audio, back up and restore contacts, and create and edit playlists. Ideal for travel, it doesn’t need any WiFi, network signal or battery power; just plug it in and get to work. Available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. $99–329.
ZAGG Privacy Screen
Does it bug you when you catch your neighbor on a flight peeking at what you’re doing on your iPhone or iPad? This mobile privacy screen filter keeps snoops at bay. Looking at the screen straight on, everything is visible; anyone to the side sees a black screen. The thin film is simple to apply, readjust and remove without leaving residue. It also protects screens from dust, dings and scratches. Use in landscape and portrait orientations. $24.99 for iPhone (4/4S/5); $39.99 for iPad (2/3/4).
Belkin WeMo Switch
Rushing to the airport and worried you left the iron on? The WeMo Switch has you covered. Here’s how it works: Download the free WeMo app to your iPhone or iPad, plug the WeMo Switch into an outlet and plug any device or appliance into the switch. Connect the switch to your home WiFi network and follow the onscreen instructions to complete installation. You can now turn your home electronics/appliances on or off from anywhere. The switch also operates over mobile Internet, so you can control home devices from anywhere with an Internet connection. $49.99.
Brewing long and deep at its center before radiating out to the rest of Europe, Vienna boasts an illustrious history and lasting intellectual impact. The Austrian capital dates back to Celtic and Romen rule, the latter inhabitants using the center city as a military hub among many other employments.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
Whether taking a COVID-19 test before boarding a flight or looking up different travel restrictions before planning your trip, travel has looked a little bit different this past year. With all the extra steps for traveling, American Airlines is committed to finding ways to provide ease and more flexibility and choices for passengers when traveling.
Even in “normal” times, folks gravitate to wellness resorts to jumpstart a healthier lifestyle, destress and be nurtured. In this COVID-19-era state of elevated anxiety, people seek even more natural beauty and caring hospitality, healthy food, fitness activities and beauty and body treatments. Canyon Ranch Lenox also provides an extensive staff of experts offering a multitude of health, wellness and spiritual well-being modalities that alleviate personal issues.
The lights of the aurora borealis appear frequently in the Fairbanks region of Alaska, with a growing number of Aurora Trackers in the area. A new video from Explore Fairbanks features five Fairbanks Aurora Trackers sharing their thoughts and photography on the northern lights.
Remote workers looking for an upgrade from their home offices might want to consider Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ Workcation offer. Those booking an extended stay of 10-plus nights are eligible for discounts of up to 15 percent off best available rates; those booking 20-plus nights enjoy up to 25 percent off. The offer is available at Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ diverse portfolio of properties.