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If you’re constantly on the move – or even just spend the occasional day in transit – you know how stressful it can be when your iPhone alerts you that you’ve dipped below 20 percent battery life. What happens if you’re on a plane (and not lucky enough to have an outlet at your seat) or you’ve left your charging cable at the hotel? Usually, you’re out of luck (or forced to beg someone to borrow their cable). Charging cases are a fantastic alternative to constantly worrying about your phone’s battery life, but many of these products are bulky, heavy, and lack the necessary power to make them worth the other inconveniences. Mophie, long a leader in this space, took the lessons learned from earlier generations of charging cases – including their own first shot at an iPhone 5 charging case – and created the Mophie Juice Pack Air. Read more
This holiday season, spread some cheer and goodwill to an adventure-loving lady in your life (or yourself!) with a gift that inspires travel. We’ve scoured the latest offerings (as well as pulled some tried-and-true favorites from our own stashes) to find adventure and outdoor travel gear for women (plus some gadgets) that’s sure to enhance any journey, whether it’s a simple afternoon hike, week-long trek in the backcountry, or even a slog through the security line. Happy shopping, and even happier travels!
First Ascent Alchemist 40L backpack ($189):Finally, a solution to the dilemma of choosing a pack that works as well for hardcore backcountry hauls as it does for breezy day trips. The Alchemist’s clever design features superior versatility, with a top-loading compartment that expands from 40 liter to a more ample 55 liters, and shrinks down by folding the lid into the main bag and cinching via a draw cord. I especially love the vertical dividers that eliminate the dreaded excavation deep into your pack for items. A removable foam frame called the BFF, which doubles as a sleeping pad or camp chair, is a thoughtful extra; leave it behind to make the 4-pound pack even leaner. Read more
There’s a reason the phrase “you don’t know what you have till it’s gone” exists. It’s unlikely, however, that was originally coined when talking about electricity, but these days, keeping mobile devices charged is of paramount importance for business travelers. When it comes to keeping your smartphone, tablet, and laptop adequately juiced, it’s worth planning ahead.
Even if you think you have the logistics worked out in your head, unforeseen issues can crop up that would prevent you from meeting the AC outlet as you had planned. Whether it’s aircraft changes, flight delays, or an airline lounge being closed for renovations, if you aren’t prepared, hiccups such as these can leave you high and dry when it comes to battery life. Read more
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