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Amazon is Looking at This as its Next Business Venture

Amazon.com is the online retail store with everything you could possibly want under the sun. You’d think that would be enough for CEO Jeff Bezos, but it’s becoming pretty clear that this is not the case. Now, he’s got another idea in his head, and he’s starting to work out everything he needs to make it happen. [...]

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This App Will Help You Get The Most From Your Credit Cards

There is a wonderful time in life when you come to the realization that your credit cards can be giving to you, instead of the other way around. (Or maybe you always had that information and I was just slower on the uptake.) Realizing that you can be getting points, cash back, rewards, or mileage [...]

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Delta Air Lines Now Allows Passengers To Stream Movie Titles Directly To Their Devices

It used to be that when flying, passengers’ entertainment options were limited to either the in-flight movie shown on an overhead screen, or whatever they brought with them, perhaps a book or in recent times, a TV show or movie on their computer or iPad. Then, over the years, airlines started introducing more entertainment options [...]

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Review: Explora Delivers a Winning Service for International Visitors to the U.S.

Back in April, we found a new startup that solves a unique and very real problem for international visitors to our great nation: Explora. It’s a smartphone rental service that will ship travelers a fully activated smartphone – the Google Nexus 5 – for use during their stay here. Pricing is simple: $8 a day [...]

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Next Year, Your In-Car Navigation System Will Look Like This

Everyone knows that operating a phone while also trying to operate a vehicle can be a recipe for disaster. There are plenty of systems designed to help you keep your eyes on the road, but Navdy is taking that statement literally. Navdy’s transparent Heads-Up Display projects information from your phone outward, so it appears to [...]

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How To: Read Magazines for Free on Your Phone/Tablet at Any Airport

Entertaining yourself at an airport—and in the air—just got a whole lot easier…and lighter. Gone are the days when you had to bring reading material to keep your mind occupied during your travels. Now, there’s Inflight Reader, an app for iOS and Android devices. This free app recognizes when you’re in more than 550 airports across [...]

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TSA’s New Security Protocol: Gadgets Must Power On or You’ll Be Leaving Them Behind

In addition to the myriad of hoops travelers jump through to board a plane, the TSA has announced a new security protocol that could mean you have to leave your gadgets behind. The new policy will require travelers flying into the U.S. from foreign airports to prove to TSA officers at the airport that their [...]

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The Best Travel Apps for Your iPhone

I’m currently on a three month backpacking trip around the world. Well, part of it anyway. I’m visiting twelve countries throughout Asia and the Pacific. One of the most valuable tools in my pack is my iPhone, and I don’t use it much for actual communication. Instead, it helps me keep track of my itinerary, [...]

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Save Time And Money Booking Airfare With Flyr

Booking airfare is one of the most stressful and time consuming things about travel. There are so many sites to visit, prices are always changing, and airlines add fees so you can’t even change your mind. Flyr wants to change this experience. “On average we spend 6.5 hours over a period of 29 days thinking, [...]

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The Best Gadgets to Take When You Travel

Apple iPad mini Hands down, the best tablet when traveling is the iPad mini. This is especially true if you opt for one of the models with built-in cellular connectivity and add it to your data plan. Most carriers offer this option for an extra $10 bucks a month. If you’re on the go a [...]

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