Samsung was considered the créme de la créme of Android hardware until the company’s Note 7s started exploding and getting banned by airline carriers. Don’t let one model turn you off Android; there are plenty of other devices that will make you forget your iPhone. These are three of our favorites.
LG doesn’t get as much love as it did in the era of flip phones, but the company’s new V20 is no slouch against its competitors. The device features a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. The best part of all, however, is the removable battery. A simple metal cover on the back reveals a battery pack you can switch out with an LG-verified replacement, eliminating the need for a slow charger when you’re on the road. If that’s not enough, the camera can also shoot in 4k video with SteadyShot 2.0.
Many publications are claiming Google’s Pixel phone is the best device available for Android, if not the best smartphone overall. Completely designed and manufactured by Google (HTC is an unofficial co-manufacturer), the Pixel is the first Android device to have its hardware and software completely tied together, aiming to give users an experience similar to the iPhone, whose success is often credited to the fact Apple creates both device and operating system. Google Pixel is currently available on Verizon, as well as the WiFi-based network Project Fi.
The Pixel’s co-manufacturer has some tricks up its sleeve as well, showcased with the release of the flagship HTC 10. The fashionable phone has an aluminum body and a variety of features like a 12-megapixel, rear camera and a BoomSound Hi-Fi system, built in conjunction with Dolby Sound. The headphone jack has an amp to ensure loud playback, plus the operating system has a stylish facelift from the stock Android look.
International SOS, a medical and travel security services firm, recently released the results of its forecast of the top health and security risks for 2020 travel. The list is compiled by a group of experts in the fields of health, security and safety.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Family travelers still love vacations like Disney, but are broadening their horizons for more experiential, exotic or cultural destinations. Choose your favorite adventure and head to some of the top family travel destinations for 2020.
Rome is one of Europe’s most-visited destinations (if not the top-visited destination) and at no time is this more evident than in the summer. School tour groups, retirees and backpackers descend upon the ancient city in droves, making a leisurely walk through Trastevere a distant hope. But if you find yourself in Rome and face crowds of epic proportions, here are a few ways to get away from the masses and enjoy Rome as more of a vacation destination than a tourist trap.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.