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On May 13, 2012
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Technological progress brings to travelers more safety and comfort during their trips. There are variety of electronic devices on the market such as smarphones, tablets, electronic bookreaders, etc. This post provide valuable information on advantages and disadvantages of such devices, which devices to take on travel and why.

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Technological progress brings to our attention a lot of new electronic gadgets making traveling much easier than it was in the past.

Here are top 7 electronics gadgets that every traveler should consider for the safety and comfort when planning the trip.

Navigation and communication.

Mobile phone – is your phone smart enough?

Mobile phone is a “must take with you” electronic device. Nova days almost everybody has a cell phone mainly for communication and safety purposes. Some of cell phones have some additional features such as GPS navigation, internet connection, audio and video playback, etc. They are running under control of operating systems especially designed for mobile devices. Such phones are called smarthones. Smartphones provide additional level of comfort while travelling. The majority of them are capable of working in cell networks of almost any country. There are many smartphones available in the market. The most notable are Apple iPhone 4S , various Samsung Galaxy lines, Sony Ericsson Expiria, Nokia, Motorola and HTC Droid models.

Apple iPhone 4S

Which smartphone to select: Samsung Galaxy Android or Apple iPhone 4S ?

 

Tablet – the comfort of home computer on the trip

Tablets are good alternatives for smart phones. They bring you the power of your personal computer combined with the portability. Tablets have larger screens and more comfortable in terms of discovering places using GPS navigation software and loaded maps. The big screen and powerful CPU advantage is also applying to watching movies and videos as well as playing games and reading books. Communications abilities including video calls are pretty remarkable .However tablets generally could run less time on the battery than smartphones could. Also they are bigger and therefore less portable. From other side new leading tablets such as Amazon Kindle Fire, coming mini iPad and Samsung Galaxy tab 2 equipped by 7-inch screen and could run more than 8 hours on battery. In addition Amazon Kindle Fire provide great access to the biggest collection of digital content such as music, video, books, etc.
iPad3 Galaxy Tab 2 Kindle Fire

Best selling Android tablets: Amazon Kindle Fire and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

To be continued …

Technological progress brings to travelers more safety and comfort during their trips. There are variety of electronic devices on the market such as smarphones, tablets, electronic bookreaders, etc. This post provide valuable information on advantages and disadvantages of such devices, which devices to take on travel and why.