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T-Mobile to Offer Free Tablet Data for Life

T-Mobile to Offer Free Tablet Data for Life

T-Mobile unveiled its Tablets Un-leashed plan on Wednesday.  The new plan includes data service at no charge for the life of the tablet.
Those who purchase any tablet through T-Mobile will receive an allowance of 200 MB of free 4G LTE data per month, for life, starting November 1.
The Tablets Un-leashed plan does not require a contract, and customers do not need to have any other T-Mobile plan in order to …

Motorola Moto X Smartphone – Review

Motorola Moto X Smartphone – Review

Many industry enthusiasts knew that Google had something up its sleeve when the tech giant acquired Motorola in 2011.  Many went as far as to predict that Google would use Motorola to market its own Android phone.  And they were right; two years later, the Moto X was announced and released to the public.  Let’s take a look at why the Moto X is unlike just about every other smartphone …

Apple Debuts iPad Air, New iPad Mini, and Macs

Apple Debuts iPad Air, New iPad Mini, and Macs

Apple announced an all-new iPad and iPad Mini, as well as a new Mac Pro and an updated MacBook Pro, at an event on Tuesday.
Apple’s newest full-size iPad, dubbed iPad Air, features a 9.7” retina display.  It weighs just one pound (0.45 kg) and, at 7.5 mm, is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the iPad 4.  It also houses Apple’s A7 chip, the same one the Cupertino-based company debuted …

United Launches Double-Miles Promotion

United Launches Double-Miles Promotion

United Airlines announced it began offering double miles to MileagePlus members on some of its domestic routes on Monday.
All bookings must be made between October 21 and November 21 of this year, for travel within the same dates.  There is no limit to the number of double miles one can earn during the promotional period.
Double miles will be applied to all flights within the U.S. excluding Hawaii and Alaska.  Domestic …

Where Are You in New York Contest Winner Announced

Where Are You in New York Contest Winner Announced

Steven Proulx, of Baldwinsville, New York and Zürich, Switzerland, has won the grand prize in the Frequent Business Traveler “Where Are You in New York” photo contest.
Dr. Proulx correctly identified the exact locations of six photos from the New York Metro area.  The prize for the contest winner is a two-night stay at the Conrad New York, located in Battery Park City, lower Manhattan.
The Conrad New York, which opened in …

Lobby Bar – October 18: Making Molehills Out of Mountains, Plsnt Slvkn Htls, Lifeless Computers, and Redeeming Miles for Alcohol

Lobby Bar – October 18: Making Molehills Out of Mountains, Plsnt Slvkn Htls, Lifeless Computers, and Redeeming Miles for Alcohol

The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
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Review: I-Mego Walker Junior Headphones

Review: I-Mego Walker Junior Headphones

If aliens had just landed on Earth and, fashionably, were wearing headphones, those might very well be I-Mego’s Walker Juniors.  The Walker Juniors look cool, yet exotic and distinguished, although it’s all finished in black save for two white X’s on the ear cups, which look as though they’ve been embroidered.
Although it has large over-the-ear cups, the Walker Junior looks almost skeletal. Indeed, it’s fully collapsible for optimal portability; the …