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SuitSuit Case - Washing Machine pictures and hands-on

SuitSuit Case - Washing Machine pictures and hands-on

By 17 October 2012

Travelling abroad is a constant part of being a Pocket-linter. From the numerous global gadget and home entertainment technology trade shows to product launches and remote briefings (remotely placed rather than about universal remote controls), we attend... >>

The best binoculars that money can buy

The best binoculars that money can buy

By 14 March 2012

Whether you want to survey the landscape, study animals from a safari 4X4 or just get a closer look at the birds in your garden, good binoculars can help you zero in on the action even better than a super-zoom camera. All binoculars are sold with two... >>

Best quick-drying travel gear

Best quick-drying travel gear

By 16 August 2011

Upgrade to quick-drying travel gear and you can wave goodbye to those seven pairs of bulky boxers, giant fleeces and endless pointless outfits you normally cart around the globe. Go armed with a couple of useful -albeit slightly domesticated - accessories... >>

Best smart shoes for summer travels

Best smart shoes for summer travels

By 1 August 2011

From footgloves, invisible sandals and amphibious footwear that make your toes curl (literally), to all-purpose trail shoes, weightless travel shoes for backpackers and fold-up leather loafers; we’re completely soled on the latest generation of footwear.... >>

Fly through the airport with Samsonite scooter luggage

Fly through the airport with Samsonite scooter luggage

By 5 July 2011

Anybody that finds themselves in an airport regularly will tell you that getting from the plane to baggage claim can be a fair old schlep sometimes. Whether it’s Heathrow Terminal 5, Schiphol or Chicago O’Hare, having to walk all that way is a pain.... >>

Best backpacker space savers

Best backpacker space savers

By 9 May 2011

There’s nothing cool about carting half your wardrobe across the globe’s tourist hotspots, and it’s easy to end-up a sweaty mess after lugging 20 kilos of gadgets, chargers and highly unsuitable just-in-case jeans through yet another balmy bus station.... >>

Augmented reality in action - travel and tourism

Augmented reality in action - travel and tourism

By 2 March 2011

Go in to the Android Market or the iTunes App Store, search under "augmented reality" and you’ll find that at least half the results come under travel and tourism. These industries have been very quick to pick up on this emerging technology but why... >>

Trinvo launches travel translator

Trinvo launches travel translator

By 14 July 2009

Trinvo has announced that it's launching a digital phrasebook to try and lessen the embarrassment of English-speakers abroad. The Travel Translator can cross-translate up to 12 international languages including Mandarin, German, Russian and Japanese.... >>

Talking digital phrasebook "Travel Translator" launches

Talking digital phrasebook "Travel Translator" launches

By 11 May 2009

If foreign languages aren't your strong point, you might need this in your life. The Travel Translator is a little pocket-sized device which translates your shouting at the locals into the appropriate regional dialect. The unit claims to translate happily... >>

Balanzza Ergo digital luggage scale
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Balanzza Ergo digital luggage scale

By 26 January 2009

There is nothing worse than getting to the airport to find that your bag is overweight and you've got to shed some pounds to make the cut. One gadget hopes to stop the problem of you showing the world your knickers by allowing you to easily weigh your... >>