Because I both work and travel, I choose destinations based on a few important things: Fast, reliable internet; food; general safety; culture; and foo — oops, I said that already. One of the key resources I use for learning more about a place before I go is NomadList, a handy resource that's built for digital nomads or work-from-anywhere folks like myself.
From helping us navigate the streets to blasting our favorite traffic-busting music, our phones play a big role in our day-to-day commutes. But fiddling with your smartphone while you're driving isn't safe: That's why the folks at ARMOR-X created the One-Lock Air Vent Car Mount.
Dear Lifehacker, I will be in Spain, France and Italy for five weeks starting May 1 with my iPad Air (iOS 9.3 ). My iPad has no sim installed but can take one. What do you recommend as to a sim to buy? I need to access email, and suss out local info maps, timetables etc as we go around. NO Skype or movie music downloads.
No one plans on getting into a car accident, but a little pre-planning never hurt anyone: document your driving can make all the difference when figuring out who's at fault. Fortunately, you can take an expert witness with you wherever you go with this High Definition Dash Cam.
"Is McDonald's open on Good Friday?" "What about Easter Sunday?" "Is it open on Easter Monday?" These are questions our intrepid fast food reporters get asked every April. Personally, we're not sure how anybody could have room for a Big Mac and fries after all those chocolate eggs - but some Aussies have prodigious appetites.
As a work-from-anywhere writer, I'm always on the hunt for cool new cafes and work-friendly spaces to haul my laptop to. If I head somewhere new, though, I'm always plagued by the same questions: Are there outlets? Is the Wi-Fi reliable and is it free? Is there food or just old, crusty bear claws?
Airlines in the US are within their rights to kick you off an overbooked plane, even if you've paid for a ticket and don't want to leave. According to United employees, a "computer" picked a man who said he was a doctor and needed to see patients in the morning to be dragged off a flight this weekend. How does the computer know who to pick? The airlines' policies offer some clues.
Anthony Bourdain has made a name for himself as a not only a travelling connoisseur of food, but as a guide through which we learn about different cultures and cities. Only so much actually makes it into an episode of his show Parts Unknown, so a new accompanying site takes his travelogues even further.
If you've ever shopped for sports sunglasses for running, cycling, hiking, or whatever else, you know there are tons of different coloured lenses to choose from. From copper to rose to yellow, these do make a little bit of a difference in what you see. The Wirecutter digs into when and why this might matter.