Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T
Coolly morphing from traditional laptop to tablet with the click of a button, this debut from Samsung maximizes mobility and productivity. Weighing less than two pounds, it features a full HD display and runs the same programs as a desktop PC in a sleek, compact form. With the Windows 8 interface, access files with a touch of the screen, or use the optional keyboard and dock to connect to an external monitor, MP3 player and other USB devices. Use your hands or Samsung’s revolutionary S-Pen (sold separately) to write or type emails or presentations. Thanks to a blazing-fast Intel Core i5 processor, you can run multiple apps; browse the Web; and create, edit and share documents without compatibility issues. $1,199.99.
This three-in-one photo lens for the iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5 and iPod Touch (5th Generation) is the perfect accessory for amateur photographers (and Instagram addicts) to take their iPhone photography to the next level. The design-minded device fits in the palm of your hand and clips on in seconds. The fisheye lens captures a 180-degree view; combine it with the Apple iOS 6 Panorama setting for a 360-degree view. The wide-angle lens nearly doubles the iPhone’s normal view, ideal for landscape and seascape shots. The macro lens magnifies your subject by 10, perfect for details like a butterfly on a flower petal. $69.99.
Satechi Multifunction Mini Router
Small enough to fit in luggage, a purse or a briefcase, the Mini Router converts a direct Internet connection to a private connection for added security and mobility. With five modes, it creates a wireless connection or extends the range of an existing connection by 100 feet. Combining maximum wireless speeds of up to 300 Mbps to optimize data rates, it’s the ideal solution for high-bandwidth applications such as video streaming and VoIP. It supports the newest 802.11n wireless standard but is compatible with older 802.11b/g standards. WiFi Protected Setup allows you to set up your own security, establishing a faster, more secure WPA2 connection. $39.99.
For the bon vivant who needs to power up on the go, this solution, resembling a flask wrapped in black leather with an eye-catching aluminum finish, can charge up to three USB devices at once and easily slips into your briefcase, purse or pocket. Equipped with a powerful 13,000 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery, it works with the iPhone, iPad, iPod and Windows and Android smartphones; and includes two iPad/iPhone connectors, USB-to-Micro-USB and USB-to-Dual-Micro-USB charging cables and a USB power adapter. $89.95.
Vail Resorts opted to close all 37 resorts early in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, but the mountain resort operator also wanted to give back to the community in the face of this adversity. The excess perishable food from the various properties was donated to 30 local food banks, schools and community organizations in the communities where Vail Resorts employees live, work and play. Fruit, vegetables, cheese, juice, granola bars and more went to mountain communities from Colorado and Vermont to British Columbia.
Since 1970, Goway Travel has been committed to providing customized travel experiences for world travelers. Few things are better evidence of this commitment than being awarded the 2019 Trazees award for Favorite Tour Operator. Goway Travel heartily thanks the readers of Trazee Travel for this honor and for their confidence in Goway’s work in creating travel memories that’ll last a lifetime.
The airline industry responds to the COVID-19 pandemic with updates on cancellations, route capacity reductions and rebooking policies. Here’s an update.
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oneworld is an alliance of 13 world-leading airlines committed to providing the highest level of service and connecting you to more than 1,100 destinations around the world.
While we may be physically restricted as to where we travel, that doesn’t stop the wandering spirit from feeling the need to explore. With the rise of virtual tourism, we can do just that — explore, but from home.
As a result of travel restrictions and drastic reductions in flights worldwide, Munich Airport is suffering from decreases in nearly every area of its operations. Take-offs and landings reached a low last week, with traffic plummeting to less than 10 percent of the number year over year. Passenger traffic is at 5 percent of last year’s level.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
For the next several weeks, we are compiling the thoughts and experiences of our staff, writers and readers about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. As a travel publication, we’ve all been affected during these difficult times, as have many of our clients, friends, partners and more.