Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook
Strikingly thin and light, the Dell XPS 13 features a vivid 13.3-inch display and tips the scales at just under three pounds. Perfect for those who demand top performance and portability, it boasts exceptional build quality and is crafted from aluminum and scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass. Combining the power of the Intel Core i5 processor with Windows 8.1 and a full HD touch screen for stunning brightness and crisp images, it includes a full-size, backlit keyboard for easier typing in low lighting, like on a red-eye flight. Its high-powered battery provides 11-plus hours of power on a single charge. From $1,149.99.
Anker 2nd Gen E4 Astro External Battery
A sleek solution for power on the go, the Anker E4 Astro ensures the fastest charge possible and enables you to charge two devices at once — keep it to yourself, or help out a friend or colleague in a pinch. Its PowerIQ technology intelligently detects what your device is, allowing for true universal compatibility. And speaking of power, it packs enough juice to charge a smartphone up to six times and, unlike many external batteries, can even charge an iPad Air at full speed. $29.99.
Jabra elevates the Bluetooth headset to the next level by being the first to incorporate the breakthrough microPOWER battery technology, allowing for a significantly smaller design, longer talk time and more comfort. With Jabra Stealth, Siri and Google Now are always available at your fingertips, even when your phone is in your pocket. Just tap the dedicated headset button to remotely engage them from your smartphone — it’s like having a browser in your ear. Advanced sound enhancement technologies including Noise Blackout reduce background noise and, together with HD voice, ensure crystal-clear conversations at both ends of the call. And if you happen to misplace your headset, the Find My Jabra feature in the Jabra Assist app helps you locate it by letting you see where you last turned it on. $99.99.
Casio SLIM LampFree Projector
Weighing in at only five pounds and measuring 1.7 inches thick, the new Casio SLIM LampFree projectors are the thinnest high-brightness projectors on the market. The SLIM series features Casio’s proprietary LASER & LED HYBRID Light Source, resulting in 30 percent more light output and improved color, as well as an estimated 20,000-hour lifespan. Thanks to wired LAN projection and MobiShow technology, you can present wirelessly via any smartphone, computer or other mobile device with wireless LAN capabilities. With 2 GB of built-in memory, the SLIM projectors allow many file formats, such as PDF and QuickTime, and also display content from a PC via USB cable. From $969.99.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
SINCE ABOUT 2000, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has been the busiest airport not only in the United States but also in the world. Each year more than 100 million passengers pass through the gateway, so it only makes sense the airport continues to evolve.
DON’T EXPECT TURIN TO FIT your image of Italy. It’s Italian, all right — the evening passeggiata and a love of good food and wine are alive and well. But you’ll look in vain for medieval cobbled streets, crumbling castles and works by Michelangelo (who never set foot here). Instead, although you’ll find some Roman ruins, you’ll also find a faux medieval village, a world-class film museum and a café life that rivals Vienna’s. You and your family will have fun here.
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TODAY, JUNIOR THERRIAULT calls Chicago home, where he serves as general manager of Juniper at Claridge House Hotel, but before arriving in the Windy City, he worked around the world, learning from the best professionals in the industry. In addition to hotels and Michelin-starred dining experience, Therriault also owned a successful catering business and boasts numerous wins from food competitions around the globe.
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.
DURING THE 1920S AND ’30S, Shanghai was known as the Paris of the Orient — glamorous and decadent with a vibrant nightlife. A century later, Shanghai still parties hard. Most bars and clubs stay open until 3 a.m.; some don’t close their doors until 5 a.m.