Technology Tools for Traveling

2015-08-26 19.38.13Technology and travel go hand in hand, but few of us take full advantage of the free tech tools that can help us plan and organize our travel.

Text Your Travel Agent

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Textable Travel Agent Bot

Pana
Travel Agent Bot with Human Backup

Lola
Personal Travel Service for Hotels, Flights and More

In the new world order, we’re able to do more and more by texting back and forth with really smart computers.… Get the scoop...

Great Mobile Calendar Apps

Google Calendar is a great way to get your appointments into the cloud, but you don’t have to limit yourself to Google’s apps to retrieve the info. Try these third-party apps that pull the Google Calendar feeds into better formats.

Fantastical 2 (iOS)

Best Apple Calendar App

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Since the death of my favorite calendar app, Sunrise – or rather its absorption into Microsoft’s products – I’ve migrated to Fantastical for my iOS calendar needs.… Get the scoop...

Hardware Review Extravaganza! Amazon Echo, Amazon Fire, Logitech Solar Keyboard

Today I gathered up some recent gadgets I’ve been wanting to share with you. Here are some short and almost-short reviews of three devices that you have been asking about.

Shortest Video: Logitech Solar Keyboard (less than two minutes)

Medium-Length Video: Amazon Fire HD (just over five minutes)

Longest Video: Amazon Echo (one second over seven minutes)

 … Get the scoop...