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New ‘Travel Tech’

This new ‘Travel Tech’ category is aimed at bringing you news and information on products and concepts that can add to the enjoyment, quality or safety of your Greek island holiday. We hope you find our ‘Travel Tech’ blogs of interest.      

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Gizmo Travel Bag and Organiser

For many, a holiday now entails packing all those ‘indispensable’ gizmos, including their vital chargers, cables, batteries, SD cards and accessories. However, having them loose in your general luggage can lead to damage and even loss. It is therefore a good idea to have a way of keeping them all safe, organised and easy to […]

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Smart Homes

When you are away on holiday, it is comforting to know that your home and valuables are protected and safe. To that end, one of the latest and fast expanding consumer markets is in ‘Smart Home’ technology. When you’re not at home and especially when you are away for an extended period, nagging little doubts […]

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The Problem of Poor Battery Life!

When on holiday, wouldn’t it be lovely not to have to worry about having to regularly charge your phone, especially when you want to be out and about and assured that you will be able to receive urgent calls from back home, or make an emergency call if the need ever arose! To try to […]

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Free SatNav

The days of the dedicated satellite navigation device is fast being overtaken by both Android and IOS navigation apps for smartphones and tablets. One of the best in our view is ‘Here Maps’, owned by Nokia, which is free to download and use. The latest ‘HERE WeGo’, aims to be your go-to travel companion, and its […]

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Device Multi-Charger

Sadly, the more devices we add to our daily routine, the more chargers we have to take with us on holiday, which can be a bind and also up the already restricted luggage allowance. The list increases every year, with such items as a phone, tablet, rechargeable camera, music player, not to mention any children’s […]

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E-Books Versus the Printed Book?

We are constantly assessing new technology to enable us to bring you the best and most innovative travel guides available. With the increased use of tablets and smartphones, we have looked at the usefulness of supplying our guide books in both printed and digital form. To check tourists’ reaction, we have undertaken market research to […]

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Samsung Gear S2

Although the Samsung Gear is not specifically a holiday device, Tony reviewed this smartwatch on a recent trip onto the Greek mainland and found it an excellent addition when out and about, especially due to the many useful features not found on other smartwatches we have reviewed. The model we reviewed is the R730a, which […]

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WiFi SD Cards for Media Sharing

Although not a new product, Wi-Fi SD Cards are a great holiday idea. Slipping one of these cards into your point and shoot or DSLR/mirrorless camera will save you the hassle of having to share your media when you get back home and well after the event. Once you have the Wi-Fi SD Card installed, it is […]