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Newest “Offense” To Get You Kicked Off A Plane – Taking A Picture

Newest “Offense” To Get You Kicked Off A Plane – Taking A Picture July 21, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
There’s two sides to every story, right? There certainly is in this case. This post at msnbc.com reads like a teenage catfight. Apparently, passenger and photographer Sandy DeWitt was kicked off a US Airways flight in Philadelphia for being “disruptive.” At least that’s what the...

Stuff We Like: Lego-Compatible iPhone Case from Smallworks

Stuff We Like: Lego-Compatible iPhone Case from Smallworks January 10, 2011 | Gear Guide | Read More
… And the reasons we like it: It protects the iPhone. It looks awesome. You* can build with LEGOs on it. *Or your kids. Whatever. I think that about sums it up. Every traveler/iPhone user should buy one of these. Kids will like you. Geeks will accept you. Flight attendants will shower you with...

How to Keep Your Smart Phone From Being Useful When Stolen

How to Keep Your Smart Phone From Being Useful When Stolen December 17, 2010 | Travel News, Travel Safety | Read More
One of the downsides of smart phones like Apple’s iPhone with iOS 4 is that they’re pretty attractive targets for thieves, especially when you’re traveling. They’re small, easily concealed and worth a pretty penny. But for iPhone users, there’s an easy way to make sure that...

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...

Getting in Shape With Your iPhone

Getting in Shape With Your iPhone September 20, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
It’s hard to imagine that “getting in shape” and “iPhone” could be mentioned in the same sentence together, except for possibly adding some tone to your thumbs from texting and emailing. However, before you write off the iPhone for only the lazy and faint of heart, don’t...

New Smartphone App Translates Text From Images For 50 Languages

New Smartphone App Translates Text From Images For 50 Languages September 10, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Now this is an app that would have been worth it’s cost tenfold when I traveled in Russia and China a few years ago. It’s one thing to use a phrasebook to translate roman letter-based languages, but when the alphabet is unrecognizable, that task becomes almost insurmountable. Ordering a dish...

Resort Enables Gamers to Vacation With Virtual Girlfriends

Resort Enables Gamers to Vacation With Virtual Girlfriends September 9, 2010 | Japan, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
The beach resort town Atami, located about an hour from Tokyo, was Japan’s most popular romantic destination thirty or forty years ago. But with tourism down 40% since the 1970s, the town is tapping into an entirely new market of romantic vacationers — men so enthralled with Konami’s...

Staying Connected While Traveling, Engadget Style

Staying Connected While Traveling, Engadget Style August 9, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
How do you stay connected when you travel? Engadget answered this question by providing a how-to guide to staying connected while traveling. Although it’s easier than ever to stay connected on the road, the endless possibilities have made it more challenging to effectively stay connected while...

iPhone Accessories You’ll Never Need – Unless You Want To Be Laughed At

iPhone Accessories You’ll Never Need – Unless You Want To Be Laughed At August 9, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
In the modern world, there are two types of inventions. There are those which are truly innovative, and often created by individuals and teams of exceptionally talented people. Then, there are those which can hardly be called inventions at all. Rather than employing new technologies, they are objects...

ArkHippo: A Fat-Suit for Your iPhone

ArkHippo: A Fat-Suit for Your iPhone July 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The iPhone is both a technological marvel and a technological bane. Either way, it’s a sure sign that the future is now, and we’re perhaps only a few years away from a teleportation app on the phone itself. But for now, we have the iPhone as it is. It’scan play music, make phone calls,...
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