The arrival of smart doorbells and connected cameras heralded a new era in home security, and SimpliSafe connects the technological dots to provide all-around security for your home. Invest in the 3.0 kit and you will get a base station, motion sensor, keypad and open/close sensor, to which you can add a selection of eight different sensors depending on your needs. You might also try out the SimpliSafe monitoring package for $15 per month, and the no-contract deal means you can opt out at any time. From $229.
ROKU STREAMING STICK PLUS
Streaming content is here to stay, and the major players such as Amazon and Apple released devices that encourage you to consume media from within their ecosystems. In contrast, Roku connects to all the major streaming platforms without pushing you in a particular direction. The Streaming Stick Plus can handle 4K HDR content and offers a simple interface, plus a great remote control integrates with your TV. Another great feature is the price, which beats out comparable rivals by some margin. $49.
EUFY SMART SCALE
Gone are the days when the humble bathroom scale would simply display your weight. These days, smart scales such as this offering from Eufy are capable of providing a health snapshot including metrics such as body fat, muscle mass, bone mass and BMI. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or monitoring a health condition, the smart scale will send your data to the Eufy app for easy visualization. It can handle up to 16 users, perfect for families, and is compatible with both Apple Health and Google Fit. $44.99
EPSON HOME CINEMA 5050UB HOME THEATER PROJECTOR
Upgrade your home cinema experience with a dedicated projector and you will wonder how you ever watched movies on a TV. This clever model from Epson uses pixel-shifting technology to provide 4K performance without the price tag, and with true 4K projectors coming in at around $5,000, you stand to save some serious cash. It’s also easy to set up and provides great contrast and brightness for viewing in varied conditions. $2,999.
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Navigli is Milan’s current “it” neighborhood, a quick tram or train ride from the Duomo, the oft-photographed Quadrilatero della Moda shopping, museums, chain stores and throngs of tourists. While it has the youthful vibe and artist-chic found in formerly industrial neighborhoods in major cities around the globe, it’s not every day you’ll find such a district that has reinvented itself as a Venice that’s wholly defined by the stylish and tech-savvy locals who live, work and play there. It is both photogenic and approachable, while also tapping into the current sustainability zeitgeist.
Believing everyone of all abilities and skills should have a fulfilling ski experience, Steamboat Ski Resort partnered with Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports to allow all to hit the slopes, no matter their abilities. A nonprofit focusing on empowering lives through adaptive recreational activities, STARS will help Steamboat Ski Resort offer an adaptive ski experience for skiers and snowboarders with disabilities.
Located in the South Pacific, The Islands of Tahiti are just eight hours by air from California. Surrounded by pristine, crystal-clear blue waters, the 118 islands and atolls offer natural beauty, authentic island culture and unique French Polynesian style. The Islands of Tahiti are world-renowned for white-sand beaches, stunning turquoise lagoons and varied landscapes ranging from coral atolls to volcanic mountain peaks. Privacy comes naturally in The Islands of Tahiti and offers visitors the space to relax and reconnect and to be Embraced By Mana. Mana is the life force and spirit that connects all things in The Islands of Tahiti.
Icelandair adds Rome (FCO), Alicante (ALC), and Nice (NCE), to its international network for travel this summer. As popular tourist destinations, the addition will provide connections between North America and Iceland during the busiest travel time of the year. Passengers flying to these three new destinations can take advantage of a multiday stopover in Iceland at no additional airfare.
Air France’s long-haul business-class passengers will receive a new comfort kit made of 93 percent recycled material. The new kit, part of the airline’s eco-responsible approach, boasts the company’s historic winged seahorse emblem in two colors: navy blue and grey.
Go ahead, take a nice, deep breath. Because a Seabourn voyage is all about this moment you’ve come so far in life to embrace. It’s not an escape, it’s an arrival.
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