How to (safely) wrap an Apple MacBook MagSafe power cable

Image Credit: Anihl One of the most common problem with the Apple power adapters is that the cables fray and break. They can break on either the end connected to the power brick, or at the power tip. (I’ve had power adapter cables fray at both ends.)...

Buying tech gear as you travel

A few weeks ago, I was transiting Malaysia for a few hours. I found myself in the position of really needing to buy some quality tech gear that would otherwise cost substantially more at my destination. But I didn’t have Internet access in order to check product...

What I learned from testing 1,000+ travel apps

  In the process of writing my smartphone travel books and this blog I’ve tested a crazy number of travel apps. Here’s what I’ve learned.   1. Most travel apps don’t live up to their promise There’s a new travel app released almost every day. Unfortunately,...