#PowerOn Gift Cards eliminate the Guesswork of Buying for Others Working, Learning, or Gaming Remotely.These are chaotic times and Mobile Edge is working to keep things simple and people empowered. With the launch of our new #PowerOn Gift Cards, we are eliminating the guesswork of what to get friends and family members as they set up remote work, learning, or gaming spaces—and we’re doing it in a way that helps you support various organizations engaged in the fight against the coronavirus at the same time.How? For the next 60 days we will donate 20% of the #PowerOn gift card amount purchased through www.MobileEdge.com to support COVID-19 relief efforts.“As the reality of the situation set in, we began to wonder, ‘How can Mobile Edge help everyone power through this together?’” Paul June, VP of Marketing for Mobile Edge, explains. “The idea of the #PowerOn Gift Card program grew
There’s a joke that if you ask somebody who knows about aerospace engineering, they will tell you how safe it is to fly in an airplane. Likewise, an expert in oceanography will confirm you’re unlikely to die from a shark attack.But if you ask a tech expert about the safety of your devices, they will wince and urge you to get off the grid immediately.We exaggerate, but not much. Technology is vulnerable to a number of attacks by criminals out to steal your identity, your passwords, or the devices themselves. When you travel, you’re even more vulnerable to these attacks because you’re in a strange place surrounded by new faces and likely disoriented.Here are six ways your tech is at risk when you travel and how to protect yourself.
1. Bluetooth Is Easy to HackWaiting for the bus in Milan, you link your smartphone to your headphones via Bluetooth. The
The holiday gift giving season is fast approaching, which means it's time again to figure out what to get your favorite frequent flyer, road warrior, student, gamer, or style-conscious loved one on your list. As producers of the industry’s widest assortment of checkpoint friendly protective cases and messenger bags, gaming cases, backpacks, and fashionable women’s handbags, Mobile Edge can take some of the guesswork out of the process for you with these handy gifting tips.For the Frequent Flyer
- Top Needs—Speed and convenience through TSA Checkpoints; easy fit under the seat or in the overhead bin; ability to keep gear, accessories, and files organized and accessible both on the ground and 39,000 in the air
- Mobile Edge Recommends—Mobile Edge’s ScanFast™ Collection exceeds TSA guidelines for checkpoint friendly carry-on luggage and is designed to speed travelers through airport security checkpoints without the need to remove laptops from
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
Does your Dad need a makeover?
- Gets his haircut at the same barbershop he’s gone to since he was a kid. √ Check.
- Wears socks with his Crocks. √ Check.
- Wears Crocks. √ Check.
- Insists that he can’t do without his fanny pack. √ Check.
- Wears baggy, no name Jeans from the big box store. √ Check.
- Turns those baggy, no name Jeans into cutoffs when the leg bottoms get frayed. √ Check.
- Didn’t get the memo that short shorts are out. √ Check.
- Considers wearing black and brown together a bold fashion statement. √ Check.
By Nigel J. Rodgers, Editor for Hoteliers.comA woman climbs out of bed in a dim, air conditioned hotel room, she steps onto the balcony and is greeted by the warmth of the morning sun and the scent of sea salt, she’s not on vacation; she’s on a business trip.According to a survey by Virgin Airlines, 61 percent of business travelers enjoy their job; traveling for work is a luxury. The U.S. Travel Association states that there were over 452 million business-related flights taken in 2013. Those numbers will continue to increase.This means that business travelers make up a large portion of guests at hotels. Business travelers are all about efficiency, so it is the hotelier’s responsibility to ensure that the guest is well-taken care of and that everything runs smoothly. To do this, a