8 Best Road Trip Planner Apps for 2021

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The 21 Best Free Virtual Field Trips of 2021

7 Great Virtual Reality Travel Experiences. The 12 Best Free Learning Websites for Kids in 2021. 6 Best Free Video Editing Software Programs for 2021. The 7 Best Cameras for Kids of 2021. The 9 Best PlayStation 4 Kids' Games of 2021. The 9 Best Electronic Toys for Kids in 2021.


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The 7 Best Wireless Travel Routers of 2021

TP-Link’s TL-WR902AC is an impressive little travel router that offers lightning-fast performance despite its small size. This tiny device is ideal for travel too, since it takes up minimal space in any luggage or briefcase—it can literally fit in your pocket.


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7 Great Virtual Reality Travel Experiences

Realities, free from Realities.io, is a VR travel app that allows users to explore scanned and modeled real-world environments.The environments aren't just 360-degree photos, they are locations that have been captured with specialized scanning equipment, allowing …


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The 7 Best Travel Mice of 2021

Sabrent’s Mini Travel USB Optical Mouse is the best on the list for affordability. This is the mouse that meets the middle ground in both price point and worth; you'll be paying an affordable price for one of the highest rated travel mice on Amazon to date.


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The 5 Best Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots of 2021

If you’re looking to travel, the GlocalMe G4 Pro 4G LTE mobile hotspot is the best way to stay connected wherever you’re located. With GlocalMe’s cloud SIM technology, travelers aren’t bound by a particular network. Specifically, hotspot users can access the internet with a local SIM card in over 100 countries. Although the hotspot is


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The 6 Best Portable Laptop Battery Chargers of 2021

What's the largest battery you can travel with if you're flying? According to the TSA this depends on the number of watt-hours (Wh) the battery has. Laptop batteries are only allowed in carry-on luggage, and cannot be enclosed with checked bags. The spare battery can't exceed 300 watt-hours, or if you're carrying 2 spare batteries, they can't


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The 9 Best Lightweight Laptops of 2021

If you need a device that can travel well or is easy to move around, the best lightweight laptops are totable 2- to 4-pound ultrabooks with displays that range from 13 to 16 inches. While they’re usually much slimmer and smaller overall than the best 17-inch and larger laptops, most lightweight laptops are capable enough to tackle whatever tasks you throw their way without the burden of


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The 8 Best Mini Projectors of 2021

Hayley Prokos has been writing for Lifewire since 2019, focused on travel-friendly consumer technology. She reviewed several of the portable projectors on this list, including the AAXA P7, ViewSonic M1+, Anker Nebula Capsule II, and others.


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The 5 Best Portable Solar Chargers of 2021

If you're looking for a high-capacity battery with solar charging, the SOARAISE Solar Power Bank might be the device for you. This is a 25,000mAh power pack that charges via microUSB (which is dated) or by sunlight, which is relatively slow. But the battery pack has a nice faux-leather look on the outside which gives it some style.


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The 19 Best Podcasts of 2021

Podcasts have exploded into our culture and are an excellent way to entertain oneself while commuting, traveling, or working out. We looked at the latest crop of podcasts, covering a range of topics from sports to politics to pop culture to news to identity to everyday life.


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The 6 Best Vlogging Cameras of 2021

The name might be a mouthful, but Canon’s latest travel zoom compact camera offers spectacular performance perfect for vloggers on the go. Impressively small, the camera easily fits in pockets and purses. The 20.3-megapixel CMOS chip wins rave reviews for daytime shooting. Like any compact camera, nighttime shooting can be challenging, but


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The 9 Best External Hard Drives of 2021

This travel-ready external hard drive uses 3D NAND technology to pack tons of space into a small form factor that allows easy pocket entry and removal. It looks a little wild with the rubber bumper, especially on the yellow model, but that’s key to an engineering job that resulted in IP68 water and dust resistance, plus shock protection from


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The 5 Best Optical Zoom Cameras of 2021

This compact camera fits beautifully in your hand and is a great travel companion—with a 50x (24–1200mm) zoom, you’ll be able to capture all the detail of wildlife, even from a distance. Photographers will enjoy the 20.3MP CMOS sensor , Wi-Fi connectivity, and …


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The 8 Best USB Hubs of 2021

Not ideal for travel. Connection latency for offset ports. If quantity of ports is your biggest concern, the Acasis 16-port USB hub is one of the biggest you’ll find. All 16 ports are USB 3.0, they all support fast charging up to 2.1A, and they each support fast data transfers up to 5Gbps. No compromises, no ports left behin—just full


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The 9 Best Wireless Mice of 2021

The MX Anywhere 3 is designed for travel, thanks to its portable size, but most people also find it comfortable to use. It includes customizable buttons and a mag speed scrolling wheel. Whether you’re working on airplane tray tables or in cafes, the MX Anywhere 3 is up to the task. A 4000 DPI sensor can accurately work on just about any


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The 7 Best VR Headsets of 2021

The best VR headsets transport you out of the mundane world we find ourselves normally surrounded by and into spectacular landscapes, alien worlds, and fantastical realms that were only previously accessible through giant leaps of imagination.


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Understanding Wi-Fi and How It Works

Security: Because wireless signals travel through the air, they can be intercepted. Using encryption technology minimizes the danger. Disruption: Large metal objects, such as a refrigerator, can block a Wi-Fi signal in your home. A microwave oven can disrupt the signal.


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The 6 Best USB-C Chargers of 2021

Travel-friendly, the PowerCore+ measures a backpack-friendly 6.5 x 3.1 x 0.9 inches in size and weighs 1.3 pounds. Fortunately, the PowerCore+ doesn't take too long to recharge on its own courtesy of the 30W USB-C wall charger that can refill the entire battery in just over four hours.


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The 6 Best Tripods for DSLR Cameras in 2021

The Befree Advanced Travel, as its name states, is an easy travel companion, thanks to its weight and compact size when folded. It locks securely in place, giving you the freedom to capture precise shots without worrying about blur. The aluminum design folds into its compact carrying case, making it easier to carry as you travel.


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The 7 Best Portable CD Players of 2021

For all-day listening, you need a big battery, and that’s just what the Geuray CD Discman offers. This portable CD player features a large, rechargeable lithium ion battery that will provide 12 hours of uninterrupted use on a single charge.


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The 5 Best SiriusXM Portable Satellite Radios of 2021

The big brother to the Onyx EZ, SiriusXM SXPL1V1 is feature-rich, vehicle-ready player. In a package that’s 3.4-ounces and 4.5" (W) x 2.4"(H) x .7" (D), there are many features to keep even the pickiest SiriusXM listener happy.


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The 7 Best Journal Apps for 2021

Michael Heine is a CompTIA-certified writer, editor, and Network Engineer with 25+ years' experience working in the television, defense, ISP, telecommunications, and education industries.


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The 5 Best Powerline Network Adapters of 2021

Since powerline networks travel over your home wiring, technically speaking anybody in your neighbourhood could conceivably tap into your network. As a result, the powerline standards like HomePlug and G.hn all include built-in encryption to keep the …


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The 7 Best Laptop Cases and Sleeves of 2021

It also has pockets for a large DSLR camera, a travel coffee mug, all of your chargers, and even folders and notebooks. All of these pockets are compartmentalized so that everything stays organized and accessible. Now let’s talk about the innovative, standout features. The clips that clasp the bag closed are super smart magnetic quick release


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The 9 Best Routers for Under $50 in 2021

There's a downside to 5GHz however: it doesn't travel as far, especially through walls and other solid objects. As a result of the shorter range and the need to maintain backward compatibility with older Wi-Fi devices, all 802.11ac routers also support the 2.4GHz band, and are therefore referred to as dual-band routers.


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The 7 Best Video Cameras of 2021

Features Panasonic didn’t include in its HC-WXF991K 4K Ultra HD Video camera were incorporated into the HC-V770 HD. In addition to basic video camera features, the HC-V770 has 20x optical zoom, a four-drive lens system, HDR (high dynamic range) video capture, Back Side Illumination (BSI) sensor that suppresses noise, and full-HD (1080p) slow-motion video capture.


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The 6 Best Waterproof Cameras of 2021

Katie Dundas is a freelance tech and travel writer with years of photography experience. She personally uses the GoPro HERO7 Black when shooting underwater. Jeff Dojillo is a writer and photographer specializing in digital and analog photography. His work has appeared in Suspend Magazine, Architecture Digest, and others.


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The 9 Best Metal Detectors of 2021

The best metal detectors offer great range and high accuracy, and perhaps most importantly, are really user-friendly and easy to use. They also don't cost an absolute fortune, and represent a good value based on their feature set and design, so even if you don't uncover a treasure trove of pirate's booty you won't feel like you've squandered a huge amount of money.


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The 5 Best Portable DVD and Blu-Ray Players of 2021

Included in the package is an A/V cable for sending the display to a TV, a headrest mounting case for watching in the backseat of a car, and a car charger for powering it up on the road. It weighs less than three pounds and can last up to five hours before needing to be recharged, so it makes a great travel companion.


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The 7 Best Family Cell Phone Plans of 2021

With its industry-leading unlimited data plan, international travel, in-flight texting, and no taxes or fees on your bill, the T-Mobile Magenta plans (formerly T-Mobile One) offer the best bet for families.. Starting at $140 for four lines ($35 per line) or $120 a month for a family of three ($40 per line), the lengthy list of T-Mobile perks makes it hard to pass up, although T-Mobile's


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How to Use the Tp (Teleport) Command in Minecraft

Enable cheats in your world's settings, open the chat window, and enter the Tp command. For example: /tp yourName <x y z coordinates> If successful, you will receive a confirmation message and be teleported to the indicated location.


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How to Tether Your Laptop's Internet to Your Phone

Alternative: Wireless Travel Routers . If none of the above internet sharing options are working, or you want another option, a travel router might be what you're after. The Best Wireless Travel Routers to Buy. With a wireless travel router, you can share a single wired, wireless, or mobile data connection with multiple devices. As the name


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The 9 Best Car GPS Trackers of 2021

The Spytec STI GL300MA is designed to give you peace of mind when letting teens drive on their own or if you're caring for elderly parents. It works with a mobile app to give you real-time tracking updates, as well as the ability to set up a geo-fence.


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The Best Documentaries on HBO Right Now (June 2021)

Revolution Rent is a documentary about one director's efforts to bring the stage musical RENT to Cuba. Andy Señor Jr. played the character Angel in the late 1990s. Decades later, his version of the hit Broadway show is the first produced by an American company to appear in Cuba in over 50 years.


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The 7 Best Mobile Printers of 2021

While its price tag might cause you to do a double take, the OfficeJet 250 offers portable printing whenever you need it. Just stick it into a backpack or suitcase and you’re ready for on-the-go prints, as it includes a large battery pack to promote further portability.. Beyond printing, the OfficeJet 250 takes the portable printer feature set to another level with all-in-one features such


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The 8 Best Drones of 2021

Though the camera is the star of the show, the rest of the drone is equally impressive. By means of a wide range of sensors, the Mavic 2 Pro is able to provide a top-notch level of safety and peace of mind by preventing accidents. It features a robust yet compact folding design that packs away easily for travel.


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The 7 Best Viewfinder Cameras of 2021

Boasting Fujifilm’s legendary quality, the X-T20 mirrorless camera delivers the goods without a sky-high price tag. Incorporating a 24.3-megapixel CMOS II APS-C, the model captures excellent images. With 325 autofocus points, you can quickly …


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10 of the Most Popular News Blogs on the Internet

Blogging may be a fun hobby for Tumblr teens or WordPress writers, but it certainly isn't limited to personal pastimes. Today, blogging is one of the most popular ways to report on newsworthy topics. The most popular news blogs on the internet today have countless numbers of pages and receive millions of visits per month from people around the world.


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How to Check if an iPhone Is Unlocked

If you travel overseas, your phone isn't going to work unless you have a truly excellent service plan. The easier and more affordable option is to swap your existing SIM card for a local SIM. This will give you a new phone number to use in that country, but will grant you the ability to use your phone and data on the road.


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The 8 Best Dell Laptops of 2021

The keyboard has a great feel with nice pitch and 1.5 millimeters of travel. The base configuration doesn't include a touchscreen, but a small upgrade gets you a multi-touch display. You might not want it, though, because the touchscreen is not terribly accurate.


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The 9 Best Wi-Fi Extenders of 2021

TP-Link TL-WR902AC Travel Router Although it’s easy to write off TP-Link’s TL-WR902AC purely as a travel router, this versatile little device actually offers five different wireless modes, one of which is to act as a handy Wi-Fi range extender, letting you create your own little bubble of strong Wi-Fi just about anywhere you happen to be.


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The 9 Best Wireless Routers of 2021

Also remember that 2.4GHz signals travel farther, and better through solid objects, than the higher-frequency 5GHz signals. There are a few things that can increase the range of a router, eliminate dead spots in a Wi-Fi network, and improve connectivity. The first is the number of antennas that a router has and the orientation of those antennas.


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How to Connect a Computer to the Internet

Travel routers serve as an additional layer of the internet gateway, to connect a group of devices to the same internet service and share data between the devices. Administrators configure travel routers similarly to other types of consumer routers. Troubleshoot Internet Connection Problems .


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What Is Groupon, and How Does It Work

In addition to the daily deals, getaway deals offer savings on travel expenses when you book through Groupon. You can buy these deals directly from Groupon from your phone or computer. Other features you get with Groupon include: Email alerts notify you …


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The 8 Best Ergonomic Keyboards of 2021

The best ergonomic keyboards, when combined with an ergonomic mouse and monitor, will create the perfect space-saving desktop. Ergonomic designs are also made to be more comfortable than the standard keyboard. These devices position your wrists in a more natural way than straight keyboards, which allows for more comfort.


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What is the Range of a Typical Wi-Fi Network

Michael Heine is a CompTIA-certified writer, editor, and Network Engineer with 25+ years' experience working in the television, defense, ISP, telecommunications, and education industries.


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