Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition – Smartphone Review

Motorola is going back to its roots, reviving the old “Hello, Moto” campaign used on its iconic RAZR flip phones. Parent company Lenovo has also shed its name from Motorola products, letting the brand stand for itself.  Both of these strategies seem to be working, pumping new life into the Motorola brand and the smartphone market at a time when recent flagship releases from other major smartphone makers have been …

3 Tips to Keep Your iPhone or Android Smartphone Charged During the Day

Today’s smartphones have so many apps running in the background that sometimes it’s just a matter of hours before a user goes in search of a place to refresh the battery charge.
Here are three tips that will ensure your device is charged and still good to go at the end of the day.
1.) Carry a portable charger.
Instead of spending time searching for an outlet or putting your smartphone in a …

Gram Games 1010 – Game Review

Every frequent traveler needs to unwind, and in between going through security and checking for e-mails during a flight, there’s bound to be some down time for a little gaming.  The best type of game for those constantly on the move is one that can be picked up, played for a few minutes, and saved for later.  1010, produced by Gram Games, is such a title.
1010 is a minimalistic and …

Exclusive Interview and First Look: BMW’s All-New BMW Connected Mobility App

BMW of North America announced a new complete new BMW Connected app at the Microsoft Build developer conference Thursday. The new app is intended to go beyond typical vehicle functionality and integrate (and ingratiate) itself into the driver’s schedule and daily routine.
Frequent Business Traveler sat down with Randy Cavaiani, director of partner and product marketing at BMW, to discuss the implications of BMW Connected as well as what the future …

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition – Review

I’ll admit it: I’m team Android.  Friends and family, as well as much of the FBT staff, are baffled by my devotion to Apple computers in view of my reluctance to embrace the iPhone.  Having used both Android and iOS platforms extensively, I definitely like the iPhone experience, but I love the variety in Android products and the open interface that the operating system brings.
There are pros and cons to …

United Airlines Expands In-Flight Entertainment Options on Some Regional Jets

United Airlines Expands In-Flight Entertainment Options on Some Regional Jets

United Airlines announced it is launching complimentary personal device entertainment options as part of its United Private Screening system.  The service includes new movies as well as HBO shows that can be streamed to mobile devices on two-cabin United Express regional jets.
Passengers can view films such as “Birdman,” “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” and the “Taken” trilogy as well as “The Lego Movie,” and episodes of HBO series including …

Corinthia Hotels Debuts New Meeting Management App

Corinthia Hotels Debuts New Meeting Management App

Corinthia Hotels announced the launch of its new meeting management app for event organizers.
The app, called “Corinthia Hotels,” provides information on each of the nine Corinthia properties, including the bars, restaurants, and spas, as well as various top attractions in the cities.  The app also gives an overview of the hotels’ latest offers, and has a “Book My Room” feature.
Event organizers can also use the app to stay in touch …