Category: Gadgets

Top 10 essential travel items for the Summer

Top 10 essential travel items for the Summer

Going somewhere special this Summer?  Whether it’s an adventure in the Amazon or the beach in Barbados, why not treat yourself first to one of these great Summer accessories?  We have everything from water bottles to jetskis so quite a diverse range of gifts! So, without further ado, here’s our selection of the top 10
Top 5 must-have luxury travel gadgets

Top 5 must-have luxury travel gadgets

No matter how beautiful your location, or how sunny the weather is, many of us will admit to finding ourselves itching to switch on our laptop or check up on emails whilst we’re away on holiday. We even have the statistics to prove it. A recent poll from sunshine.co.uk found that ‘half of those in
The ultimate hotel check-in, complete with 24-carat gold iPad

The ultimate hotel check-in, complete with 24-carat gold iPad

This was a tweet that certainly caught my eye this week: @BurjAlArab: “Today we launched exclusive 24 carat gold iPads, designed specifically for Burj Al Arab, for our in-house guests.”  Yes… that’s right… guests checking at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai are being treated to 24 carat gold iPads for the duration of the
A great little app for the world traveller

A great little app for the world traveller

We stumbled upon this app recently and think you will like it. Travel Voice Translator Linguatec was released on the App Store only a week ago and costs just $0.99. It is optimized for iPhone 5, but will also run on earlier versions of the iPhone, as well as on the iPod Touch and iPad.
Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s

Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s

Following the phenomenal popularity of our recent ‘top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s‘ round-up that we posted just a couple of weeks ago, we realised that there was a significant demand for this, and so have decided to come up with more ideas for you in this last minute round-up. With just days to
Now there are no excuses... even for the seasoned traveller

Now there are no excuses... even for the seasoned traveller

It’s another rainy day in New York, London, Madrid. No, probably not Madrid. Two more days of business meetings, heavy dinners and then the long flight home. Home, a place you don’t need to put your life on hold. Home, a place you can cook what you want, and get your body back in shape. Sound familiar?
5 great luxury travel apps for your smartphone

5 great luxury travel apps for your smartphone

Smartphones are the ultimate handheld device for travellers, making the experience more rewarding than ever before. If you want to fly first class, stay in 5-star hotels and eat at Michelin rated restaurants we’ve collated the top luxury travel apps to help you do so. These applications are available on a range of platforms and
Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine's

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine's

Our top 10 Christmas round-up of gift ideas proved to be such a huge success that we thought we’d run with something similar for Valentine’s Day. Whether you are buying for him or for her, we hope you’ll find something here to give you inspiration. And so, without further ado, here are 10 luxurious ideas
Photograph of the week: Embracing technology in Southeast Asia

Photograph of the week: Embracing technology in Southeast Asia

Travellers sometimes unnecessarily fret that visiting Southeast Asia will cut them off from all modern conveniences that their homes offer, but that is simply not the case. In fact, luxury hotels in Southeast Asia offer most of the same amenities that they do elsewhere like flat-screen televisions, satellite cable access, Wi-Fi, state-of-the-art exercise equipment, round-the-clock business
A sneak peek at the new BlackBerry 10

A sneak peek at the new BlackBerry 10

RIM‘s Jeff Gadway shows off the new features of a phone that could decide BlackBerry‘s fortunes in the cut-throat smartphone wars. There will be a global launch for the product on 30th January 2013 in which more details will be announced. Do you think this might spark a major comeback for the brand?  RIM does
5 top Christmas gift ideas for holidays

5 top Christmas gift ideas for holidays

Here are some great gift ideas for this Christmas. Included are electronic gadgets, stocking fillers and luxury items. Whether your loved ones are going on a business trip or a skiing holiday, there should be something here for most travellers. Top electronic gadget: Samsung Galaxy Note Many people take a mobile phone, digital camera, iPod,
The iPad HUGE

The iPad HUGE

First there was the iPod, then the iPhone and the iPad. And then it was the turn of the iPad mini. So what’s next? Well, since it’s Friday, I’m pleased to be able to break this one to you… now we have the iPad HUGE! There’s no longer any need to be restricted by such
Could our passport photos one day be in 3D?

Could our passport photos one day be in 3D?

Remember those days when you used to have to go and find a photo booth to get your passport photo done?  I suspect that most people probably do them on their home PC nowadays, but those photo booths still exist.   But in Japan they’re busy taking them to the next level. Technology is moving
Luxury hotels at the cutting edge of technology

Luxury hotels at the cutting edge of technology

Luxury hotels have had a history of being innovative when it comes to technology, and that tradition continues to this day. In Thailand the Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11 is using touchscreen technology from Fingi that is loaded on to Samsung Galaxy smartphones so that guests can control everything from in-room mood lighting to setting up their
Now you, too, can have an iPad Mini installed in your car dashboard

Now you, too, can have an iPad Mini installed in your car dashboard

No sooner had the iPad Mini gone on sale yesterday, and already someone has a built-in one in their car! Knowing the iPad Mini’s dimensions, the people at Soundwaves in Tampa, FL had already had the dashboard of a Toyata custom fabricated ahead of the iPad Mini’s launch. Here’s a video showing the installation that
5 of the best smart watches in the world

5 of the best smart watches in the world

Remember the Casio calculator watches of the 1980s? They weren’t very practical but they marked a big change in how we view wristwatches. Subsequent attempts to sync watches with your PC haven’t been all that successful and, over the last 30 years, progress has been slow.  But now that looks set to change with smart