FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Toys Of Summer

Jun 1, 2011
2011 / June 2011

Samsung GALA XY Tab 10.1
The brand-new GALAXY Tab 10.1 from Samsung is the thinnest mobile tablet on the market at just 0.34 inches thick and a scant 21 ounces. A true road warrior, it boasts HSPA+ network speeds of up to 21Mbps, as well as Bluetooth and WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity to deliver rapid mobile download speeds and reduce data transfer times. Samsung’s TouchWiz user experience is designed with a Live Panel menu, so you can customize the home screen to display a variety of content including digital pictures, favorite websites and social network feeds. In addition, the interface includes an application tray of commonly used features, such as task manager, calendar and music player, which can be launched while other major applications are in use, including large file downloads and document editing. The GALAXY Tab 10.1 is also pre-loaded with Readers Hub and Music Hub, providing instant access to more than 2.2 million books; 2,000 newspapers (49 languages); 2,300 magazines (22 languages) and 13 million songs. The devices are also designed with Samsung’s Social Hub, which aggregates email, instant messaging, contacts, calendar and social network connections into a single interface. $499 (16MB), $599 (32MB).

SuperTooth HD Speakerphone
Introducing the SuperTooth HD — no, it’s not a dental innovation but the most advanced Bluetooth speakerphone on the market, with the ability to communicate on social networks all via voice commands. With Twin Speaker V Array Technology, the SuperTooth HD features two speakers with a 5-watt audio output and a 5.4-watt amplifier, making it three times more powerful than any other speakerphone. The built-in dual microphones pick up voices more clearly; together, these advanced audio features produce unrivaled audio quality in both emission and reception. Using just voice commands, you can answer incoming calls, select pre-dialed phone numbers, check battery level or retrieve voicemail. The SuperTooth Handsfree Assistant feature allows drivers to compose and send Facebook, Twitter, email and SMS messages, all via voice. The SuperTooth HD can also read incoming SMS and email messages on Android and BlackBerry phones via the specific application. It’s compatible with all Bluetooth-enabled phones, including iPhones, BlackBerrys and other smartphones with an Android OS or Windows Mobile operating system. $129.

Moshi iVisor for iPad 2
So you’ve managed to get your hands on the new iPad 2 — nice work! Now you need to keep it safe. The iVisor is an advanced screen protector that shields the iPad touch screen without hindering its appearance or functionality, and is the only screen protector on the market that is removable, reusable and 100 percent bubble-free. Featuring an anti-reflective matte finish that helps reduce glare and smudging, the iVisor AG has been expertly designed to adhere flawlessly to the iPad 2 screen for a precise fit. It’s also equipped with a polymer adhesive that allows repeated cleaning and re-application, so it’s the only screen protector you need for the life of your iPad 2. The iVisor’s multilayer construction is engineered specifically to offer excellent scratch/smudge resistance while retaining optimal touch screen sensitivity and feedback. Available in black or white. $30.

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FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

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Apr 2, 2020

Cruise at Home with Crystal Cruises with [email protected]

While we wait patiently for the go-ahead to travel, Crystal Cruises offers some home-bound programming with [email protected]. The virtual cruise experience was created to appease the wandering traveler’s eye and inspire future vacation plans, all from the comfort of home — a growing theme in the industry, but a novel idea in the cruising world.

Athens: A city that charms its guests and stirs their emotions

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.

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Apr 2, 2020

Most Miserable U.S. Airports Include Newark, LaGuardia, According to ValuePenguin.com

A new report shows the country’s most miserable airports: Newark (EWR), Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and LaGuardia (LGA) rank near the top of the list.

April 2020
Apr 1, 2020

Eco-Friendly Methods of Grape Growing

THE LABELS ON SOME OF TODAY’S wine bottles sport a relatively new vocabulary, one that explains how the grapes were grown and made into wine. They include such terms as sustainable, organic and biodynamic, among others, and they warrant some explanation. Were the grapes grown by sustainable farming? Were they sprayed with organic fertilizers? Is the wine biodynamic? A number of the terms are new to many consumers. Some are controlled by the U.S. government; others are not. For simple definitions of this relatively new vocabulary, consider the following.

Five Things You Need to Know About Punta Cana’s New Finest Resort

Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.

Daily
Apr 1, 2020

San Francisco Cultural Institutions Offer Virtual Experiences

Much like cities around the world, San Francisco closed its museums and performing arts venues temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to technology, those sheltering in place can experience many of these cultural institutions from the comfort of their own homes. Here are the places opening their doors remotely.

Daily
Mar 31, 2020

Two Florida Resorts, Naples Grande Beach Resort and Cheeca Lodge & Spa, See Trend of Rescheduling as Opposed to Canceling in Light of COVID-19 Outbreak

Good news is welcome in these times of uncertainty, and at least two Florida resorts, Naples Grande Beach Resort and Cheeca Lodge & Spa, are finding most travelers are opting to reschedule upcoming events and stays rather than cancel — a bright outlook for the travel industry to bounce back quickly once the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

A Lighter Footprint

United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.

Daily
Mar 31, 2020

Hilton Hotels Find Temporary Positions for Displaced Employees

Hilton is partnering with companies around the world to find temporary work for displaced employees, and others in similar situations, in need of income. With the ongoing novel coronavirus crisis, Hilton is just one of the many travel companies affected.