Remember when flying was fun?
If you’re under 40 the answer is most likely, “No.”
With the advent of the “hub-and-spoke” system of routing flights through a small number of central hub airports, journeys by air became much more like a bus trip than a jet-set adventure. Then came 9-11, and then the TSA, and baggage fees and… well, here we are.
It’s not fun.
But there are some helpful tools available to organize and monitor your travel agenda. I’ve compiled a list of apps and websites that have helped me survive the stressful rigors of modern travel. Take note road warriors! And feel free to share your favorite travel tools in the comments.
First off, I have a very general recommendation for creating a Google account. If you’re using Gmail then you’ve already got one. But even if you don’t use Gmail, the benefits a Google account offers for organizing your travel and itinerary are pretty awesome. More on that later…
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Tripit • Flight Aware • Expedia • Google
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Google offers one of the best word processors in the market with its Docs app. It is responsive, built in the cloud and comes packed with advanced collaboration features. But like most technology, it can also be infuriating, tricky to use and sometimes limited. Continue reading Top Tips for Google Docs
I’ve been a fan of Chromebooks for years. They’re a great computer choice for so many people. Did you know Chrome OS is now the second most prolific operating system on the planet?
Now a couple of new models from Samsung have upped the game. Read my take on these new game-changers on Design Gadget…
The latest from Samsung hopes to boost the Chromebook beyond entry-level status.
via Chromebooks Go Pro — Design Gadget
Fear no feedback.
You can create your own interactive web forms to capture site feedback, blog comments, opinion polls, surveys and more. It’s dead simple, and free with a Google account!
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