Today, traveling isn't the same as it was when you used to hit the road with nothing more than a well-used map and a Jack Kerouac book. But, how much does today's travel industry rely on mobile technology? According to eMarketer, digital travel sales made up 40 percent of all travel sales in 2012, and mobile sales of travel will steadily increase at a 5.36 percent annual growth rate until 2017. The digital age has made exploring the world easier and more accessible to everyone, so learn how your smartphone changes the way you travel.
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According to a recent Reuters article, Apple’s new iPhone 5 has broke all sales records of previous iPhone releases. Analysts forecast Apple to ship 9 to 10 million iPhone 5 models from September 21 through the end of the month.Apple executives also forecast shipping more than 45 million in Q4 of the calendar year counting December holiday sales.With the explosion of iPhones and Android smartphones, it is imperative when traveling to protect your $500 to $600 investment. Mobile Edge ScanFast cases are TSA compliant, and have special pockets designed for you iPhone, or other gadgets including your new iPad and MacBook Pro or PC Laptop.The beauty of having a TSA compliant bag means you never have to