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5 Gadgets from CES 2014 that Will Change How We Travel
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5 Gadgets from CES 2014 that Will Change How We Travel

The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in full swing. In addition to the big screen televisions, video game systems and high-tech tools, there are a few innovative gadgets that… Read More…

Holiday Gift Guide: New Technology on the Road and at Home
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Holiday Gift Guide: New Technology on the Road and at Home

Think you’re getting the latest travel technology? Cross-check your Christmas list with the expert.  This year, our own product tester Phil Baker has put together a holiday gift guide that… Read More…

5 Travel Gadgets You Can Buy for Less on Black Friday & Cyber Monday
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5 Travel Gadgets You Can Buy for Less on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

The shoppers were lining up as of Thanksgiving evening. Before you brave the crowds, plan ahead and check out some of our top picks for travel gadget gifts, whether you’re… Read More…

Travel Gadgets to Upgrade Computers, Tablets and Smartphones
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Travel Gadgets to Upgrade Computers, Tablets and Smartphones

American inventiveness is alive and well, and often creates new travel gadgets designed to make life easier. Contributing writer Phil Baker takes a look at recently introduced gadgets that can… Read More…

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Fall’s Hot Travel Technology: Galaxy Gear, iPhone 5s & More

Labor Day has come and gone, but September isn’t just back to school time. It’s also the start of the fall product launch season when companies will be rushing out… Read More…

Travel Gear to Help You Beat Jet Lag & Arrive Refreshed
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Travel Gear to Help You Beat Jet Lag & Arrive Refreshed

When it comes to red-eye flights, the minor annoyances of coach travel can add up to major discomfort, sleepless nights and jet lag. However, with  the right travel gear and… Read More…

New e-Reader Technology: The Best Devices for Reading on the Go
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New e-Reader Technology: The Best Devices for Reading on the Go

Tablet computers come with tons of technology to use on the go–streaming video, Wi-Fi web browsing, apps and games. But what if you just want to read? Don’t forget about… Read More…

8 Stupid Travel Gadgets from CES and Better Alternatives
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8 Stupid Travel Gadgets from CES and Better Alternatives

This week some of the world’s top electronic and science-based companies came together to announce their latest and greatest products at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. As… Read More…

Last-Minute Gift Guide: 12 New & Innovative Ideas for Travelers
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Last-Minute Gift Guide: 12 New & Innovative Ideas for Travelers

The big gifts for the techie traveler in your life are obvious — tablets, e-book readers, cameras and computers. Instead of going with the expected, Phil Baker tests out a… Read More…

Top 12 Travel Apps of 2012
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Top 12 Travel Apps of 2012

The market is flooded with apps designed to make our travels better, easier and more affordable. As we come to the end of 2012, we’ve weeded through the app stores… Read More…

Holiday Shopping Guide: Must-Have Gadgets for Globetrotters
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Holiday Shopping Guide: Must-Have Gadgets for Globetrotters

Is there a traveler in your life who seems to have everything? They already have a laptop, a smartphone and a tablet. They have all necessary chargers. They even have… Read More…

4 Ways the iPad Mini will Help Travelers
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4 Ways the iPad Mini will Help Travelers

Last month Apple unveiled the iPhone 5. Well, it seems that was just a prelude–a grand prelude–to the introduction of yet another generation of innovative Apple products. Among them is… Read More…

Luggage and Gadget Innovations Available Fall 2012
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Luggage and Gadget Innovations Available Fall 2012

If you’re looking for to upgrade your travel gear before the end of the year,  expert Phil Baker shares some of his favorite new and improved luggage and accessories. Find out… Read More…

Hot New Mobile Accessories for Your Summer Travels
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Hot New Mobile Accessories for Your Summer Travels

Mobile is one of the fastest growing technologies, but just because it’s made for a smartphone doesn’t mean it’s smart. We asked our gadget expert Phil Baker to look at… Read More…

The Secrets to Lowering International Voice & Data Costs
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The Secrets to Lowering International Voice & Data Costs

Cell phone fees abroad continue to skyrocket, especially as data use increases. As the bills climb, so too do the potential solutions. Gadget and Gear expert Phil Baker shows you… Read More…

Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gadget & Gift Guide
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Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gadget & Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. We’ve already told you about all the last-minute travel deals. If you’re also looking for a gift, our gadget guy Phil Baker rounds up some… Read More…

Peter’s Top 5 Travel Websites That You Don’t Know About
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Peter’s Top 5 Travel Websites That You Don’t Know About

This morning Peter joined Gayle King live in the greenroom of CBS This Morning for one the show’s signature Google+ Hangouts (click here to join Peter’s Google+ circle and take… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Camera Technology
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Travel Tip: New Camera Technology

So many of us rely on our smartphones to take care of just about everything, but in my book, it’s still worth bringing a digital camera to really capture the… Read More…

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Slideshow: Hot New Travel Technology for 2012

As you’re finishing up your last-minute Christmas shopping, we’re rounding up the hot new travel technology you’ll want to have on your trips in 2012. Check out what’s new to… Read More…