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    AT&T Bringing 4G LTE to the Friendly Skies

    The skies are going to be a little friendlier once late 2015 rolls around. That’s when AT&T is planning on completing its rollout of their new 4G LTE network – at 35,000 feet. Flights will soon be so much more device friendly. The new LTE service will provide Wi-Fi connectivity in-flight, and there’s some suggestion […]

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    Expedia Home Page Gets a Redesign

    Not updating something since 2002 would be bad in any industry. But, when we’re talking websites, it’s a wonder that Expedia can still call itself the world’s leading online travel site with a design that’s been around before Facebook existed. Well, that’s no longer the case. If you head to Expedia’s home page today, you’ll […]

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    Danbo is a Cardboard Robot that Moonlights as a Battery Pack

    Well, that’s nice, Danbo is always cute. The little cardboard robot that could, for sale in the form of yet another little knick-knack — wait, what’s that? 6,000 mAh battery? Oh, OK then. Attention given. This is Danbo the cardboard robot’s head, but there’s way more going on in this head than just air and […]

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    XCom Global Wireless Review 2014 – International Mobile Hotspot Rental now with 4G

    A few years ago we reviewed XCom Global. XCom provides international mobile hotspot rentals for travelers. The company offers hotspot rentals in over 175 countries. You get unlimited data for a reasonable flat rate of $14.95. This is a necessity for travelers, especially since so many hotels overseas charge for Wifi internet access or don’t offer […]

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    Snow Just Got Schooled by the Madshus Smart Ski

    In all things, the ticket to excelling is refinement. It’s about getting the little details perfect, getting slight edges over others who are more or less just as skilled as you are. So it goes with skiing, and now, refinement is being offered in more depth than ever before. Madshus, a ski company from Norway, […]

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    Mophie Powerstation XL 12,000 mAh Portable Battery Pack

    Ever heard of a portable battery pack that could get your phone through a week of charging? Mophie is calling their Powerstation XL the “longest lasting universal battery available today”. This isn’t your every day portable battery, it’s a brick of 12,000 mAh that’s capable of charging two USB devices at full speed, including tablets. […]

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    Carnival LIVE Brings Jennifer Hudson and 15 Artists Onboard

    Cruises always sound good, but they’re about to sound a lot better this year, now that Carnival is rolling out their Carnival LIVE concert series. They’ve signed up over a dozen artists to get on board and kick mid-cruise entertainment up a notch. Carnival LIVE will feature Jennifer Hudson, Chicago, STYX, and Lady Antebellum on […]

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    Braven’s BRV-Bank is a Portable Rugged but Smart Backup Battery

    This is the Navy Seals of backup batteries. It is IP68 water-resistant, MIL-STD 810G shockproof rated power bank with integrated Bluetooth technology that connects with a companion App to wirelessly monitor the battery levels and automatically begin or cease charging, as well as to locate where it is from your smartphone or tablet. The durability […]

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    Check Out Our CES 2014 Survival Kit

    CES 2014 is just around the corner, and our coverage of the world’s biggest consumer electronics show starts this Sunday. But before heading out to deal with the throngs of tech loving crowds in Vegas, we’re going to share with you what is in our CES Survival kit this year – well, at least some […]

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    Incipio OffGRID Portable Backup Battery Review

    We would all like to have longer battery life for our smartphones, and there is nothing worse than having a dead battery and no place to charge it. We recently reviewed the OffGRID Thin Battery Case from Incipio, but that is not the ideal solution for everyone. So here is another great option from Incipio, […]

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    Travalo Takes Any Perfume and Makes it Aircraft Approved

    In the endless war against airport inconvenience, there’s a new weapon on the horizon – Travalo. If you’re worried about smelling rank after being on an airplane for hours and hours – valid worry – it might be just the thing you need. Because of the restrictions on the amount of liquids you can take […]

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    Virgin America Gets You Dancing with New In-Flight Safety Video

    Virgin America is sick of you sleeping through pre-flight safety videos, or ignoring them and continuing to use your tablet, which you really need to shut down before take-off, ma’am. Well, no more. Virgin America will now regale you with pre-flight safety information as song and dance routine, put together by alums from Step Up, […]

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    Tech Out Your Two Wheels: Best Bike Gadgets

    The bike is back, and why not? Few things in life beat the feeling of satisfaction you get when you blow your way past a stack of cars filled with frustrated drivers on your two wheels. Makes up for all the times you want to snatch some paint with your keys when the bike lane […]

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    FiLiP Smartwatch for Kids Lands at AT&T

    Back in July, we took a look at the FiLip Smartwatch, a promising child safety device with an uncertain future. Well, the crystal ball has now cleared up, and we know that you’ll be able to get one from AT&T sometime in the next few months. FiLiP’s United States release will be exclusive to AT&T. […]