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.
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
Tucked away between the verdant hills of the Dominican Republic and beautiful waters of the Caribbean Sea, Samaná is the perfect year-round destination. No matter what time of year you choose to visit this hidden gem, you can check things off your travel bucket list. In the summer, escape the busy tourism hot spots and explore off-the-beaten path areas and activities; in the winter, embark on an eco-excursion like whale watching in Samaná Bay.
The coastal town of Belek in Antalya serves as the setting for the brand new, 5-star Cullinan Belek, named for the largest rough diamond ever discovered. Set along the sparkling azure waters of the Turkish Riviera, the new property boasts its own private white-sand beach, with 600 plush guestrooms (including 10 luxurious villas), all providing sea views. The hotel also has 13 swimming pools, 10 dining venues and five bars.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
Museums beckon wherever we go. They amuse and enlighten travelers and bring to public attention historical, artistic, scientific and natural wonders. Most are thought-provoking and educational, stretching our minds and our knowledge of the world. Some, however, stand out as just plain quirky: personal and sometimes whimsical collections, museums dedicated to a unique skill or long- forgotten industry, arcane collections originally designed for scientific study. Others devote their space to sharing a subject that represents one person’s consuming passion.
Just north of the bustling city of Jacksonville on Florida’s East Coast, historic Amelia Island is a slower, dreamier destination — especially for food lovers. Fresh catch is always a great place to begin, but the island also offers a wide selection of specialty food shops, brewpubs and great restaurants well worth exploring.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection celebrated an exciting moment recently when Evrima, its inaugural yacht, completed a series of successful sea trials. On June 9, in Santander, Spain, Evrima reached what is considered one of the final shipbuilding milestones prior to launch with the sea trials, a series of tests carried out when the yacht is sailing on open waters. Captain Steven MacBeath led the trials, alongside a team of senior officers, engineers, contractors and shipyard staff.