On a recent trip to Europe, I had a chance to try out GigSky’s new pay-as-you-go cellular data plan that’s available through via eSIM on the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max.
I used GigSky’s service across four countries, testing out the ease of use, the coverage, the setup process, and what it’s like to use the eSIM to get cellular connectivity in another country.Setup
Setting up the GigSky service was simple, and much more convenient than having to source a physical SIM to go along with a cellular service that uses a standard SIM. I downloaded the GigSky app, opened it up and selected the country I was visiting.
GigSky recommended that I [...]
WaterField Designs is a San Francisco-based company that makes a range of different cases and bags for Apple’s product lineup, from the iPhone and iPad to Macs, Apple TV, and Apple Watch.
For Apple Watch, WaterField Designs has the Time Travel Case, which is designed to organize your Apple Watch accessories into one easy place for commuting and traveling so nothing gets misplaced or lost.
Made from either black leather or „cowboy“ brown leather that’s soft and supple to the touch, the Time Travel Case for the Apple Watch measures in at 7.5 inches long and 4.25 inches wide, and it’s slim enough to tuck into the pocket of a purse or [...]
Twelve South has long offered a PlugBug accessory designed to provide interchangeable plugs for travel purposes, but earlier this month, an updated version debuted that adds an extra USB port.
The new Twelve South PlugBug Duo is an ideal travel accessory because it adds international plugs to your MacBook adapter and it lets you charge accessories like an iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch while charging your laptop.
Design wise, when it comes out of the box, the PlugBug Duo is similar in shape to the power adapter for a MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air. To use it, though, the bottom portion snaps off to reveal a slide and hook mechanism.
Attaching it to [...]
Mophie today announced the launch of the Charge Stream Travel Kit, which is a wireless charging kit that’s designed for use while traveling, as the name suggests.
Designed for the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, as well as other Qi-enabled devices, the Charge Stream Travel Kit includes a 5W Charge Stream Pad Mini, which is a wireless charger that can also be purchased separately, paired with a 2.4A wall adapter, a 2.4A car adapter, and a 1.5-foot USB-A to micro-USB cable.
All of the components for the travel kit come in a handy case that keeps them all together and that can be easily stowed in a backpack or a car.
The Charge Stream Pad Mini [...]