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Keep a cell phone operating during a power outage while traveling

Over the last several years in the US, major power outages have occurred due to serious weather activity affecting residents and travelers alike. In many cases, cell phones became "life-lines" for travelers needing rescue and medical assistance during the power outages despite some cellular service interruption, but only if the traveler's cell phone had a charged battery. Ned Levi discusses methods you can use to keep you phone charged while traveling during a power outage.
By |December 17th, 2012|Columns|3 Comments|

Choosing a cellphone headset for travelers

Last week Ned Levi discussed risks which come with traveler cellphone use, which headsets may overcome, as well as practical entertainment and touring uses for cellphone headsets for travelers. This week Ned discusses choosing a cellphone headset for travelers.
By |June 20th, 2011|Columns|3 Comments|

Ten rules for choosing a Digital Photo Frame

Once home travelers want to display their photos for friends and family to show where they've been and tell about their travel adventure. One option is to use a digital photo frame. Ned Levi discusses his ten rules for choosing a digital photo frame.
By |August 16th, 2010|Columns|3 Comments|

The iPhone 4: Business traveler pleasure or plague ?

For the business traveler, their communication capability, when away from home, is essential, whether on business or vacation. Ned Levi discusses whether or not the new iPhone 4 is a capable communication tool for the business traveler today.
By |July 26th, 2010|Columns|6 Comments|

A quest for an international travel capable smartphone

In his quest to find a an international travel capable smartphone, Ned explains his criteria, and how he made his smartphone purchase decision.
By |August 10th, 2009|Columns|28 Comments|

Here’s a wireless headset you’ll actually want to pack

When it comes to wireless headsets, I had all but given up on finding something usable for my travels. The leading products are too bulky, uncomfortable or deliver inferior sound quality. I preferred the cheap wired unit that comes with my iPhone 3G. Then I tested the Plantronics Voyager Pro and now I can say there is hope.