For anyone on the go, the risk of losing access to one of your core accounts (Microsoft, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn) is huge - especially in the current climate of governments hacking each other. Thankfully, there are options to protect yourself, and one of the best I can recommend is making use of hardware protection keys, also known as two factor authentication security keys. … [Read more...] about Travelers, protect yourself (and your Microsoft account) with a Yubico hardware key.
Hands up if you've ever visited the home of someone who mounted their living room TV vertically just for the fun of it... Now, hands up if you are guilty of shooting video vertically with your phone... Now, of course I'd hate for this blog to become a rant blog, but if you'd ask me what my major pet peeves are with technology, number one would be lousy battery … [Read more...] about Please stop the vertical video madness
Remember technology news from 2015? Every other piece of news seemed to have some kind of link to VR, 3D, 360 video and head mounted displays. Facebook had just completed its $2 Billion purchase of Oculus, and we were all told to prepare for a future full of virtual reality content. 2016 and 2017 weren't much different - the price of 360 cameras came down, and every Galaxy S7 … [Read more...] about In 2019, will VR still have a place in travel technology?
Had you asked me 5 years ago whether we'd ever see flying taxi cabs in the skies of our larger cities during our lifetime, I'd have laughed it off with a resounding "no". Now please wait for a moment so I can remove my foot from my mouth - because technology has evolved so much faster than I ever could imagine. The VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) … [Read more...] about Personal VTOL world moving faster than ever – but not quite there yet
One week into my new blog and I'm already wandering into dangerous territory with this post. I'm sure plenty of readers will vehemently disagree with me, but I'm going to make the case for telling travelers to please stop carrying their digital SLR camera. Here is why: Most owners have no clue how to use their camera. A professional photographer once sat down with me … [Read more...] about Dump your digital SLR and buy a camera you actually understand…