Eye mask? Check. Headphones? Check. Reading material? Check. Taking a red-eye flight is rarely fun, but if you arm yourself with certain essential items, the trip can actually become enjoyable. From cozy cashmere accessories to the latest travel gadgets, we've found everything you'll need for your next overnight flight.
Busy road warriors have to be able to make the most out of any situation they find themselves in. Whether they're waiting at the airport, on an airplane, or driving on the open road, road warriors need to be able to stay connected and on top of their game. There are several options when it comes to gadgets, but here are the ones that every road warrior should have.
It could be easy to assume that those living on the streets of New York City don't own any gadgets, but that's not always the case. Over the course of two weeks, we interviewed dozens of homeless people, to find out what kind of consumer electronics they own — and more importantly, what they use them for.
There are countless ways your business travel plans can go awry: a canceled flight that leaves you stranded for hours; the screaming baby a few rows back; and the hefty surcharge for overweight luggage.
But FareCompare.com chief executive Rick Seaney, who spends a fair bit of time in the air, says a few gadgets can make the difference between a stressful trip and a calm one.
As a tech reporter/writer guy, I'm presumably an avowed early adopter who's surfing a wave of new and unreleased gadgets all day every day. For the purposes of my work life this is absolutely true, but outside the job this is hardly the case. Up until about a month ago, I had never even so much as used noise-canceling headphones. Now I can't imagine ever taking them off.
Smartphones can do just about anything, except last all day if you're a heavy users. That's why there's an entire industry dedicated to battery packs that will keep your gadgets going long after the internal battery dies. We put together our favorite gadgets for you in the gallery below.
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My iPhone battery is always running low. Everyday by mid-day my battery it's practically dead, meaning if I'm going to be out for the evening, I need to remind myself to bring my charger from home. That doesn't always happen. For a while I resorted to carrying around the Mophie powerstation mini an external battery with a USB port that can power most mobile devices, but I hated carrying around two phone-sized things to stay charged.