NAIM AUDIO MU-SO
An all-in-one wireless audio system that boasts sound quality as good as its aesthetics, the Mu-so is made for music lovers. Functionality matches this quality, too, with WiFi connectivity over multiple rooms as well as Google Chromecast, Apple AirPlay and Blue- tooth connectivity. Choose your playlist using the accompanying Naim app, then sit back and let the music wash over you. $1,599.
Running out of battery is more of a worry when you are on the road, but Mophie provides the solution. This AC universal battery pack proves powerful enough to charge your laptop as well as your phone, with three ports in total: a plug, a USB-C and a USB. It boasts fast-charging capabilities, too, perfect for when you need a quick boost. A 22,000 mAh capacity means you can get up to 15 hours of battery life for a laptop, and the battery pack ships with a fabric cover to protect your devices from scratches in transit. $199.95.
SONY CYBER-SHOT DSC-RX100 VI DIGITAL CAMERA
Most people don’t need a digital SLR camera, especially not when this pocket-sized Sony is so impressive. It might fit in your jacket pocket, but the RX- 100 can shoot 4K video and images to rival the best cameras out there. It features a one-inch sensor, wide 24-200mm zoom and fast autofocus, as well as a great image stabilization system to help you get great shots in low light. It’s a top purchase if you are looking to upgrade your camera gear without committing to a bulky DSLR. $1,199.99.
LOGITECH MX VERTICAL ADVANCED
Anyone who uses a computer regularly — and let’s face it, that’s the majority of people — will appreciate a well-designed mouse. This effort from Logitech is made to reduce muscle strain thanks to its natural handshake position, which improves wrist posture. It’s compatible with both PC and Mac, and the battery lasts months between charges. If hand and wrist fatigue concerns you, this smart-looking device offers one way to protect yourself. $99.99.
In May this year, Taiwan became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage. In celebration, Taipei’s annual Pride Parade was especially festive, with 170,000–250,000 people in attendance — a record number for what was already the biggest pride parade in Asia.
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.
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts plans to open a new hotel and private residences in New Orleans in late 2020. The first Four Seasons property in New Orleans is slated to open inside the World Trade Center, adjacent to Ernest N. Memorial Convention Center. The World Trade Center is currently undergoing renovations, with plans including a new podium and public spaces. The hotel plans feature four food and beverage outlets, retail space, a spa, rooftop pool and meeting and event spaces.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
InterContinental Yokohama Pier 8 opened as the second InterContinental property in Yokohama earlier this fall. The property, with its 173 guestrooms and suites, provides a relaxing atmosphere away from the hubbub of the city with views of the waterfront.
American Airlines now provides a passport-scanning feature on its mobile app. American Airlines is the first airline to offer a service of this kind. The passport chip-scanning feature transmits passport information to the airline, so passengers do not need a customer service agent to recheck their passports when arriving at the airport for international flights.
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