Articles Tagged ‘iPad’

New Mega Yacht is Out of Control – and Can be Operated by an iPad

New Mega Yacht is Out of Control – and Can be Operated by an iPad June 4, 2012 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Looking for a new yacht? Well, you might have to wait a bit longer for this £15 million one. It seems its current owner is pretty happy with it. And who wouldn’t be ecstatic with a yacht that took five years to build, and includes a hull built from glass and the ability to be controlled by an...

iPads Will Save $1.2 Million In Fuel Costs For American Airlines

iPads Will Save $1.2 Million In Fuel Costs For American Airlines July 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
During takeoffs and landings, it’s prohibited on airplanes to use any electronic devices. We know it’s a bit of a nuisance for many travelers but the same rule applies to the airplane crew, including the pilots. Until now, that is. According to treehugger, American Airlines will be making...

New Mobile App Maps The Insides of Shopping Malls And Airports

New Mobile App Maps The Insides of Shopping Malls And Airports October 25, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Knowing is half the battle, right? Point Inside — whose mission is to “map the indoor world” –wants to help you in your battle… to find the bathroom. Or the Macy’s. Or the nearest Starbucks in the airport. They’re released an application, compatible with the...

New iPad App Takes Guessing Out of Currency Conversion

New iPad App Takes Guessing Out of Currency Conversion September 14, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
You can now say there’s an app for that too. Pad Gadget reports a new iPad gadget takes some of the guesswork out of currency conversion for those who travel abroad. Mobile and computer calculator apps can often leave much to be desired and this couldn’t be more true for currency converters....

Flipboard: A Magazine Sans Subscription

Flipboard: A Magazine Sans Subscription August 11, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
When you’re on a cross-country or overseas flight, you can only page through the weathered copy of SkyMall so many times before you feel like you might go crazy. While the best prepared traveler will bring along a few books or buy a couple different magazines, you may quickly run out of reading...

Apple in the Sky: Jetstar to Adopt iPad as in-Flight Entertainment

Apple in the Sky: Jetstar to Adopt iPad as in-Flight Entertainment June 23, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Despite criticism of the iPad (the odd choice of name, lack of functionality, awkward size) anyone who has held one in their hands can attest to its all-around awesomeness. Whether it’s because it makes us feel like the future is now, or that we’re on the top of the technological food chain,...

Where in the World are iPads Cheapest?

Where in the World are iPads Cheapest? May 13, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The first customers outside the United States will be receiving iPads on May 28 (but if you live outside the U.S. and haven’t pre-ordered one, the earliest they can ship you one is now June 7th).  To help compare iPad prices including tariffs and taxes, Wired.com has found an Italian tech blog...

Strange Airport Security Seizures: From Human Remains to A Very Brady Porno

Strange Airport Security Seizures: From Human Remains to A Very Brady Porno April 24, 2010 | Featured | Read More
To smuggle or not to smuggle? Whether it’s grappa, grenades, sausages, or switchblades, almost all travelers have found themselves dealing with this question when filling out their customs form on the return trip home. Here at NileGuide, we strongly advise our readers to adhere to all local laws...

No iPads in Israel: Ministry of Communications Bans Hottest Tech Product

No iPads in Israel: Ministry of Communications Bans Hottest Tech Product April 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Israel has banned commercial imports of the iPad, the latest and hottest new product from Apple Inc. The reason for the ban? Israel’s Ministry of Communications is concerned that the iPad is not compatible s with the country’s Wi-Fi standards. Currently, the iPad is not being imported commercially....

Good Product, Bad Name: Apple’s iPad and Other Unfortunately Named Products

Good Product, Bad Name: Apple’s iPad and Other Unfortunately Named Products January 28, 2010 | Gear Guide | Read More
The iPad What is Apple going to do in a few years when it decides to launch its line of personalized, high-tech feminine hygiene products? “iTampon” just doesn’t have the same ring. Steve Jobs must be regretting the name for this maxi-sized kindle-meets-iPhone product. Not a bad idea...