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Tech Tips- Keeping Devices Safe While Traveling

Tech Tips- Keeping Devices Safe While Traveling

In the pre-wireless age, smart travel tips would include securing your luggage, locking your car doors, and keeping your wallet in your front pocket. While those tips still hold true, nowadays the same common sense advice needs to be applied to smartphones, laptops and other technology. We sat down with Adam Brannon, chief technology officer at Resort Hospitality Solutions, and asked him what modern travelers should do to protect themselves in the digital era.

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Travel Tips | Screen Time on Vacation

Travel Tips | Screen Time on Vacation

Vacation is a time for fun for everyone in the family. Here are a few ways to strike a balance between letting the kids have fun and relax, without everyone spending the entire vacation staring at a screen.

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Top Beach Gear for Summer

Top Beach Gear for Summer

It’s time to dig out those bathing suits and beach towels, and get ready for sun, sand and surf! Summer days on the shore can be some of the best memory making moments, and being prepared with the right gear for your family can help enhance the experience for everyone. Check out some of our favorite items to make your beach trip go without a hitch.

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Public Wi-Fi Safety | RTX Traveler Magazine

Public Wi-Fi Safety | RTX Traveler Magazine

Staying connected is important for many of us when we travel, whether it’s to keep up with work correspondence, upload your vacation photos each day to document your trip or just to kill time at the airport or in the hotel. Most travelers take steps to keep our cash, credit cards, personal identification and belongings safe, but public Wi-Fi is often taken for granted. Here are some recommendations from the tech guru site Mashable for protecting yourself while using public Wi-Fi:

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Travel Tech Commentary: Directions Across Generations

Travel Tech Commentary: Directions Across Generations

Most of us can remember the days when we’d buy a huge foldable paper map and spread it out on the kitchen table to plan vacation routes. Some of us may even still keep an atlas in our car “just in case.” When internet map programs like MapQuest became available, it was considered modern and tech-savvy to print out those turn-by turn directions for our trips. The trusty atlas still may have been wedged in the back pocket of the front seat for unexpected detours.

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Waterproof Travel Accessories and More Travel Gadgets for Summer

Waterproof Travel Accessories and More Travel Gadgets for Summer

These days, there’s a gadget for everything. Some may be life-changing but others may be less useful. Here are a few essentials that can come in handy during your summer vacation.

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