by Kate Kliner · Posted 04/30/2014
People who give presentations on business trips will often benefit most from using full-sized projectors. However, their large size, weight, and consumptive power needs don't make them the best travel companions. In this article, we take a look at some of the available options for traveling professionals, illuminate some unexpected pitfalls, and offer advice that may not have otherwise occurred to you.
Small projectors are for small groups, in small rooms
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With the holiday season quickly approaching, now’s the time to start making your travel plans. Don’t let the stress of the road or the chaos at the airport get the best of you. Every year, portable technology gets smarter, smaller, and more popular. There are now hundreds of portable-entertainment devices, gadgets, and accessories to choose from. Finding the right product will allow you to get work done on the road and stay entertained while you travel. You’ll be able to watch what you want to watch, listen to what you want to listen to and
Life is too short to eject your iPad from your computer safely. Thankfully, Apple has provided us with iOS 5 and iCloud so we no longer have to be tethered to our notebook and desktop computers in order to sync data. At Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” keynote on October 4, 2011, iOS 5 and iCloud were announced, as well as the iPhone 4S. While there were many debates about whether or not the iPhone 4S would live up to the hype of the rumored iPhone 5, iOS 5 and iCloud turned out to be pleasant surprises. Both went live on October 12, 2011.
Anyone who has ever used a USB DTV tuner stick and antenna to watch TV on a notebook knows that reception is fickle. It works when you’re still—just don’t expect to see much while repositioning the computer, or in a moving vehicle. Now, some DTV stations have begun allocating 3- to 4 megabits of their 19.4 Mbps allocation for reception by mobile handheld devices, including a new generation of USB stick tuners and portable TVs. Compatible smartphones and tablets are also anticipated. The broadcast service is referred to as ATSC-M/H (Mobile/
Despite your summertime affinity for water and sand, such elements are year-round enemies of personal electronics. If you want to enjoy your music, videos and photos out-of-doors, consider a seasonal accessory designed to defend the investment in your mobile gear.
Like a camera, a music player can be built to get wet and be submersible or it can be retrofitted with an airtight case or pouch. But unlike a camera, an MP3 or video player requires an accessory that resides
Sometimes you wish you could save a temporary image you see on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Well, it’s not necessary to point a camera at the screen. Simply keep the Home button pressed as you also quickly press the Sleep/Wake button as if it were the shutter button on a camera. The screen will blink. Whatever you see on the screen (including an image you’ve enlarged), will be captured to the Photos/Saved Photos folder. It’s saved as a PNG (Portable Network Graphics) file, successor to the GIF format.
You can send the image as a photo, but
What the original Sony Walkman and iPod have in common is that they both necessitated and popularized the use of headphones and earphones. While all current models come with decent headphones, it’s not uncommon for some users to invest a lot of money in high-end aftermarket headphones. But no matter how expensive a pair of headphones is, sometimes the cord just plain isn’t long enough. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution.
When packing for a trip, you may not think twice about taking along a portable player or media-loaded phone, but there are important accessories you can throw into your bag to insure that the player won’t become dead weight.A checklist of just-to-be-safe accessories includes:An extra set of headphones, especially the noise-cancellation type for use on a flight.A Y-splitter for turning a single earphone jack into a dual jack so