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Podio MP3 Handlebar Speakers

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For safety’s sake, bicycles and headphones don’t mix. The biggest problem with that is that a long bike ride can be marred by a lack of musical accompaniment! Luckily for you distance trekkers, 2-wheeled commuters and leisurely weekend riders, Podio has you covered. It’s a 2 GB MP3 player with an integrated speaker and an included handlebar bracket. Weighing in at a teeny 5 ounces, the Podio can easily be tossed in a pocket or worn around your neck for a walk, and with the built in headphone jack you’re not even limited to using the speaker.

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Mother’s Day Gifts: North Face Celestine Travel Dress

Posted by Monica Edwards Categories: Women, Dresses,

north faceWhen I have to pack for a trip, it doesn’t matter how well I fold or roll my clothes, they always come out as wrinkled as can be. So it is a great thing when a company designs clothing for the traveling, sporty mom who is always on the go and does not have time to pull out an iron and board. The Celestine Travel Dress from The North Face can be thrown into your luggage at the last minute so you have at least one outfit that is stylish and easy when you are in a hurry. It comes in 3 solid colors; black, (shown here), soil brown, and El Rio blue-also a print in eco green. The W Celestine travel dress is $70, and well worth the price considering the money you will save from dry cleaning.

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Bluetooth Optical Mouse With Case

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Peripherals, Wireless / WiFi,

Optical MouseThis mouse likes to travel. Arriving in its own carrying pouch, the 500/1000 dpi Bluetooth V2.0 Optical Mouse has a working range of 10 meters, can toggle the DPI setting with a simple button and works with all Bluetooth capable PCs, Macs, laptops, and ultra-portables. Powered by 2 AAA batteries (not included,) it comes with a user’s guide in English and free shipping with its $19.98 price.

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eCurrency Converts for Travelers

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Travel, $1.99,

eCurrencyNext time you travel overseas, think about downloading eCurrency. The simple interface supports 34 currencies with rates provided by the European Central Bank. All its functions are on one screen and it has a “shake to inverse calculation” feature. There is also a designated keypad for faster entry and it is compatible with iPod touch and iPhone and with a 2.0 software update. eCurrency is available at the App Store for $1.99.

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FlightTrack Pro GPS for Travelers

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Travel, $9.99,

Flight Track ProTripIt and FlightTrack Pro have teamed for this handy app for travelers. Forward a travel confirmation to the site and they send a master itinerary with maps, city guides and weather guides. It will also provide flight status updates, live tracker maps with weather updates and can track flights of other family members or coworkers. After the $9.99 initial download, future upgrades are free.

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Encore Portable USB Power Supply

USB Power SupplyOMG! What happens when you are traveling and your iGadget runs out of juice? With the musicPower Encore Portable USB Power Supply, you can charge up to two USB devices simultaneously as well as its own batteries. You simply plug it into any wall outlet with its input of 100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz, .3A maximum. At a size of 4 x 1.8 x 1.2-inches, the Encore features a green/yellow/red battery level indicator and carries a price of $19.99.

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CP Docks Plug-in-Shelf Charging Station

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Plug-in-ShelfCP Docks has a new cell phone station. The portable Plug-in-Shelf takes care of messy cords while charging your cellie or handheld. The device features a plug adapter to accommodate your present charger, a shelf, and a cord holder. Made of plastic with a skid-free pad to keep things in place, this is a perfect last minute gift for the traveler in your life. Available for only $12.95, free shipping is also included for now.

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AirBed and Breakfast Replaces Costly Hotels

You finally cleaned out that spare room that housed all the junk and sold it on eBay. What to do with the space now? List it for free on AirBed and Breakfast. Then when some weary traveler needs a room for the night you can make a bit of cash. The site lists over 600 cities in 68 countries. Whoever rents the room pays the site a surcharge so everybody is happy. We only had one problem with the concept. Do they screen renters or rentees? No matter. It is worth taking a peek for their video alone.

 

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Clear Cuts Time at Security Checkpoints

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Transportation,

ClearSomeone has finally come up with an idea to make traveling through airports a quicker experience. Clear is a plastic card with your photo and images of iris and fingerprint embedded so that you can whisk through security checkpoints with the help of Clear concierges. Register online or at one of their 12 kiosks. Available at 20 airports (and several football stadiums,) the $199.99 a year subscription seems expensive unless you tend to have airport rage.

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Retro Nano TV

Nano TVThe screen on the iPod nano isn’t exactly huge with its 2-inch display. The Nano TV converts your 3rd generation device into a mini-TV. Designed to look like a TV/VCR player combination, the screen moves to a whopping 2.8 inches, ready to compete with the bigger iPods. Lightweight and compact, pop your nano into the top and it will play through its included speakers. Small enough for traveling, pre-order for £14.99 (~$22.00) for an early January delivery.

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