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Posted on 10. May, 2010 by admin.
When you travel a lot you are always trying to simplify, simplify, simplify. And with everyone coming out with this gadget and that gadget you can find yourself packing on an extra 20 pounds just in gadgets! I like finding multi-purpose solutions to try to lighten that load.
Take the iDox for example. I like this [...]
Posted on 12. Apr, 2010 by admin.
If you are flying, then it’s pretty much a given that at a bare minimum you’ll find at least one of your flights will be delayed. The problem is how do you find out about it when it happens?
FlightTrack is a great Smartphone app that keeps you up-to-date, so you know when a flight is [...]
Posted on 05. Apr, 2010 by admin.
I really loath anything that has to do with organizing expenses…so expense reports and taxes are two things that just make me crazy. I always have great intentions of keeping things organized but then when it comes time to put everything together I find myself tearing my house apart looking for that rogue receipt or [...]
Posted on 31. Mar, 2010 by admin.
Simplify, simplify, simplify…organize, organize, organize! That was my goal in 2010 and so far so good! Now, I have a solution for keeping things organized while en-route to your destination.
Stow-It Panel Organizer is a great solution for keeping your “stuff” organized in your briefcase, carry-on or other luggage. I’m certain we’ve all experienced not being [...]
Posted on 26. Mar, 2010 by admin.
When you are on the road for business, you sometimes have to access information you’d normally do in a “secure” environment. However, if you are prepping for a client meeting or realize that you need to make a banking transfer and you are not at home, how to you ensure that you are not victim [...]
Posted on 23. Mar, 2010 by admin.
I’ve traveled so much that I have this great ability to sleep on a plane. I am generally asleep before we even head down the run way. However, it never fails that I’m consistently woken up because my neck is in a horribly uncomfortable position! And being a light packer, you won’t find me carrying [...]
Posted on 22. Mar, 2010 by admin.
When you are a road warrior those airlines miles are just about as important as your paycheck. They give you status, they give you privileges and have they give you phenomenal benefits. So to say that it is important to track your travel would be an understatement. If you are a true road warrior then [...]
Posted on 09. Mar, 2010 by admin.
I’ve been lucky, I found a suitcase at least 12 years ago that is a super travel suit case. It is small enough to fit under the seat in front of, when needed and yet I can pack 3 days worth of clothes and toiletries in my suitcase (not easy, as I’m a girly girl). [...]
Posted on 08. Mar, 2010 by admin.
I have a real love hate relationship with ear buds and my Bluetooth headset. I love portability of earbuds but when you are on a noisy plane, I find I really have to crank the volume to compensate for the hum of the engines. And my Bluetooth always wants to fall out because they never [...]
Posted on 26. Feb, 2010 by admin.
If you are like me, I need my jolt of caffeine in the morning to really get me going! What I really hate when I’m traveling is either waiting for room service to bring me my coffee or using those usually questionable coffee makers in the room. Let me introduce you to Shower Shock. Now [...]
Posted on 24. Feb, 2010 by admin.
With business trips becoming more chaotic due to budget cuts and more being expected of you while doing with less, it’s no wonder we get frazzled when we travel.
Forbes has some really great tips that even the most seasoned road warrior will benefit from. Find out how you can make the most of your time [...]
Posted on 22. Feb, 2010 by admin.
Gadgets are great…until you have to travel with them! Keeping your gadgets organized when you travel becomes an Olympic sport.
I LOVE Grid-it!!! This takes organization to a whole new level! Grid-it is a unique system where you are able to slide your gadgets and chargers into rubberized elastic bands, which were designed with your gadgets [...]
Posted on 18. Feb, 2010 by admin.
Power is king when you are on the road but when you don’t have it, you do what everyone else does…look for a wall socket! Would you be interested if I told you that you could have up to 35 hours of portable power?
Yep, you read that right! Freeloader Pico is a compact, lightweight, portable [...]
Posted on 16. Feb, 2010 by admin.
Oh, we’ve all been there…you send an email and then realize you’ve just sent it to the wrong person. It’s really bad when maybe you were slamming your boss and accidently sent it to him. Opps!!
Thank goodness for Unsend Email for your Blackberry! Now you can “unsend” an email if you’ve accidently sent it to [...]
Posted on 12. Feb, 2010 by admin.
Do you ever find yourself wishing you had this or that app on your iPhone? Funny, someone else has already thought of that!
App Genie, is a super useful as it is a single app that replaces 27 individual applications. The applications include things like:
GPS-powered “Where Am I?”
Posted on 11. Feb, 2010 by admin.
If you have an iPhone and use headphones to listen to music or talk on the phone, then you know just how annoying the headphone cords can be!! Those darn cords, they just get tangled so easily!!!
The Sidewinder Deluxe provides you just the place for those crazy cords, plus a whole lot more:
It’s a [...]
Posted on 10. Feb, 2010 by admin.
Projectors have come a long way baby. I can recall the days that a “travel” projector meant a very large steel suitcase, that was so large it was required it to be checked. And if you did not take a projector, you were at the mercy of your prospect and you hoped , prayed and [...]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2010 by admin.
It is always so exciting when you find a new app for your phone…I can just get giddy over it. However, what I don’t really give much thought to is how much risk am I enduring by installing rogue iPhone apps.
Elinor Mills of CNET News, really opened my eyes to all the potential dangers of [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 by admin.
Tracking everything I have to do, organizing it and completing it seems to be a job in itself. Then throw in a busy travel schedule on top of that and it becomes almost impossible to be successful. Can you relate?
There is an interesting new Blackberry App called Viira which lets you consolidate all of your [...]
Posted on 05. Feb, 2010 by admin.
Okay, let’s all admit it, we all loath going through TSA security. I’m also quite certain that the majority of us prefer to actually have the process in place, even though it is a pain in our bottom!
TSAwait is a great little iPhone App that provides you access to the most current wait times for [...]