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Fly through the airport with Samsonite scooter luggage

Fly through the airport with Samsonite scooter luggage

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Handpresso "Wild" portable espresso maker launches

Handpresso "Wild" portable espresso maker launches

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The Handpresso portable espresso maker is described as simple, light and compact and will get you your coffee fix anywhere you can muster up some hot water. The Handpresso "Wild" works without electricity to make a premium quality espresso coffee - anywhere... >>

Trace Me Luggage Tracker launches

Trace Me Luggage Tracker launches

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Apparently last year 37 million pieces of luggage were lost worldwide and if you don't want to end up a statistic who never gets theirs back, IWOOT have a cunning product for you. Helping you to locate your luggage, even when the airline can't, is the... >>

Balanzza digital luggage scale launches

Balanzza digital luggage scale launches

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If you're the type who gets stung for excess luggage charges a little too often then this compact tool that allows you to accurately weigh your luggage at home or away might be of interest. With an easy to read digital display, you attach the device to... >>

Hotel door security alarm for the paranoid traveler

Hotel door security alarm for the paranoid traveler

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Hang this gadget on any metal doorknob in your hotel room and it will issue an ear-splittingly loud alarm of over 100 decibels whenever someone touches the doorknob on the outside. Ideal for the security conscious, or to teach that chamber maid that the... >>