There’s nothing more annoying than waking up to a nearly drained smartphone or tablet because you forgot to charge overnight, or nothing more frustrating than your device running out of juice on a long plane ride and your airline doesn’t offer a charging port.Perhaps you didn’t realize it, but you can bring power with you—and it’s easier than ever.Just as portable as your smartphone or tablet, portable power stations provide the flexibility you need to charge your laptop, phone, tablet, iPad, or other mobile devices while you’re on the go.Did you forget to plug your mobile phone in to charge overnight and there’s no way for you to connect during your morning commute by bus or train?
When Mark heard about the CORE Gaming Backpack Kickstarter in August 2017, he knew he’d found the perfect gift for his hard-to-shop-for son. An ardent PC gamer, the young man was always complaining about transporting his gaming gear and keeping it all organized and safe when he went to a buddy’s house for game night or to the local gaming center for a tourney.From what Mark could glean from the Kickstarter product video, the CORE Gaming Backpack was the perfect solution: roomy enough for an 18” laptop and wireless keyboard, with all sorts of compartments and pockets designed to hold media, accessories, and chargers. The backpack’s ballistic nylon with tailored contrast stitching also gave the bag a rugged, industrial look he knew his son would like—so Mark became one of Kickstarter campaign’s early bird backers, securing a CORE Gaming Backpack for his son at a deep
The “Internet of Things” (IoT) continues to expand beyond traditional computers, smartphones, mobile devices and TVs, to include billions of other physical “smart” devices around the globe that monitor, control, analyze, communicate with, and optimize the digital and physical world around us.Not sure what the IoT is?Whether you know it or not, the IoT has been rapidly growing in recent years. More than just computers, smartphones, and tablets, the IoT includes driverless cars, smart homes, smart offices, smart cities, augmented and virtual reality, wearable technology, intelligent sensors, robotics, drones, etc.Examples of the IoT AboundDo you have an Alexa in your home or a Google Home device? They are part of the IoT. Intrigued by the possibilities of driverless cars? Another example of the IoT.Other examples include app-controlled dimmers on lightbulbs, cooking devices, smart thermostats, timers, streaming music devices, etc.Whether we realized it or not, the IoT has grown up
How would you like to play and pause videos on your PC with a remote? You wouldn’t have to click a mouse or be right at your keyboard to turn up the volume. Now you can control your PC’s media players from across the room with the Mobile Edge PC Media Remote.I’m one of those people who likes to watch movies from my PC on my TV. However, I don’t like having to use a mouse to pause/play videos. With the PC Media Remote, I can have the same watching experience with my PC like I can when watching TV.Read more.
Transportation Security Administration, during the busiest days of the summer, TSA oftenAirports are always busy places and now that it’s summer, airport volume is bound to leap. It happens every year, especially in July—the busiest travel month of the year.Headlines like “Summer Travel Likely to Increase TSA Waits” and “TSA Security Lines are ‘Insane’” and “Record U.S. Airline Traffic Expected This Summer” are sure to make even the most seasoned business travelers pause.Why?Beginning with Memorial Day and continuing through Labor Day, summer always means higher volumes of people at airports, especially inexperienced travelers heading out for vacations with their families. More volume and less savvy travelers is not a recipe for speed. According to the
December 10, 2016 - The whole idea of a traveling “Road Warrior” only makes sense if the person isn’t staying home. Doesn’t matter if they’re going through an airport or taking a train or driving a car — the idea of packing everything needed into a suitcase for a short trip is more about the electronics than it is the clothes. So Mobile Edge’s Professional Rolling Laptop Case takes this to heart by encompassing everything into one case and making blessed sure that nothing gets left out or damaged during transit. Read more.
With some 1.2 billion international tourists travelling the globe in 2015, and expectations for this number to grow even larger in the coming decade, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has designated 2017 as the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.”“The impact of tourism on the world can be negative or positive,” Taleb Rifai, the secretary general of the UNWTO, told the New York Times in a recent article. “And our goal is to see to it that the travel industry is a force for good.”To that end, the UNTWO has established three guiding principles for hotels, tour operators, airlines, cruise lines, and tourists:1) Engage in environmentally-friendly practices2) Protect natural and cultural heritage3) Support local communities by employing local staff, buying local products, and engaging in charity
Chances are you received some new electronics as gifts over the holidays, or you put some of those gift cards or cash largesse to use toward a new tablet, laptop, or gaming console. As we roll into 2017, you need to start thinking about toting all that gear around safely and efficiently.Where do you begin?Let’s assume you’ve already decided to buy a Mobile Edge bag, case, or backpack. That’s a good, wise decision. Clearly, style, durability, protection, and affordability are important to you.Now, what other factors should you consider?1. TYPE OR STYLE. Mobile Edge laptop bags come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, both to accommodate specific types of gear as well as your fashion sensibilities. So when it comes to style, there are multiple options to consider. Start by
What do you get the traveler who seemingly has everything? Mobile Edge has put together this Holiday Gift Guide for the travelers and road warriors on your shopping list.1. MAKING YOU (AND YOUR GEAR) MORE MOBILEMobile Edge’s new Professional Rolling Laptop Case and matching Professional Backpack is a good place to start, especially for business travelers. Stylish, durable, and highly functional, the case features an adjustable compartment to fit tablets, notebooks, and laptops from 13 to 17 inches, while the backpack holds laptops and other devices 13 to 16 inches. Together, the Professional Rolling Laptop Case and Backpack (which fits securely atop the rolling case using a built-in trolley strap) make quite a pair. Each fits easily under airplane seats or
December has arrived and, chances are, you’re already deep into holiday shopping (or about to be) for those special someones in your life.According to Fortune.com, Christmas sales are expected to be strong this year, rising 3.6% to $655.8 billion, with online business rising as much as 10%. That’s good news for retailers of all shapes and sizes, as was the fact that more than 75% of US consumers spent the same or more on Black Friday and the following weekend this year than they did in 2015.That said, historically, some 20% of consumers only begin their Holiday shopping in December, while many others are far from done as the last month of the year debuts.Where do you fall on this holiday shopping timeline?For