Travel Tip of the Day: Consider T-Mobile

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Consider T-Mobile If you travel internationally a lot, you should know that T-Mobile is the best carrier for U.S. travelers as they now give their users free international data and text messaging in over 100 countries—plus all calls in those countries for just 20 cents a minute. I use T-Mobile and it’s awesome, as it […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Phoneless Nights

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Phoneless Nights When I travel, I turn off my cell phone at night because I don’t want to be awakened by texts or phone calls, especially from marketers and especially when I’m halfway around the world. Instead, I give my hotel name and room number to my loved ones and colleagues so if there’s an […]

Travel Product of the Week: ChargeKey

ChargeKey

ChargeKey is a key-shaped smartphone charger and cable that fits conveniently onto your keychain. It works in the same way your normal cables do—you simply plug one end into a USB port and the other into your mobile device to sync—while both staying accessible and completely out of the way as needed. ChargeKey is available […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Charge Before You Leave

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Charge Before You Leave Whether you’re heading out the door on a big trip or just heading to bed, don’t forget to double-check that all of your electronic devices are charged. You never know when the power is going to go out or if there will be an emergency situation where you’ll need to make […]

Travel Product of the Week: CardNinja

CardNinja

Do you like to tour around the city without weighing yourself down? The CardNinja smartphone accessory—recommended by David Pogue of The New York Times—is designed to help you do just that. Whether you’re late for a flight, need to show your ID before boarding or need a place to store your cash, CardNinja easily stores your valuables […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Get More Battery Life

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Get More Battery Life Don’t you hate it when your gadgets die on you when you’re traveling and you don’t have access to a charger? To get more life out of your phone or laptop battery, dim your screen to a level that is less bright but still readable. I can sometimes get an extra […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Lock Your Phone, Pay Less

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Lock Your Phone, Pay Less When I returned from a trip to the Maldives a few years back, I was shocked to find that I had $35 in 4-1-1 charges. I never call information (and certainly not from my mobile phone) and though I contested the charge with T-Mobile, they wouldn’t remove it. The only […]

Product of the Week: 2600mAh Flash Charger

2600mAh Flash Charger

The 2600mAh Flash Charger for Phones & Tablets keeps showing up in my Facebook feed. I haven’t tried it so I don’t know exactly how it works yet, but it looks like a good option for all those that need to charge their devices but don’t have the time that a wall charger requires. Basically, […]