Travel Tech Blog

Unspoken Downsides To VPN Services

While there is no question WiFi security is top of mind for a lot of people when traveling, the most common solution on the market a VPN service comes with some downsides. If you are not familiar with VPN services or why you might need one, we suggest jumping over and checking out our article…
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July 9, 2020 0

How Travel Routers Secure Public WiFi

It’s no secret that using public WiFi networks can be risky. Airport WiFi, Coffee Shops and Restaurants are some of the most insecure WiFi networks available. However, travel WiFi security issues aren’t limited to these high risk areas. While there are a number of solutions and preventive measures you can take, one of the best…
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July 1, 2020 0

Streaming Service Reliability Comparison

As more and more people are moving to primarily, or even exclusively, streaming their entertainment there is a renewed interest in the reliability and stability of the streaming services. Services that are less resilient to hiccups in internet and WiFi performance are getting more and more attention. As a part of our overall device testing…
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June 30, 2020 0

Roku Streaming Stick vs. Google Chromecast For Travel

How does the Roku Streaming Stick compare to the Google Chromecast for travel? If you are wondering which you should go pick as a travel stream stick, we break down each of their travel features. This includes how resilient it is with potentially inconsistent Hotel WiFi, some common problems and solutions you might need while away…
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June 29, 2020 0

Returning To The Road: My First Travel Experiences

I’ve recently returned from two trips, my first following the COVID-19 quarantine. One was a 2 day business trip, the other a week long stay at an AirBnb to visit my folks and provide some summer vacation for my family. I’m going to recap my experiences, specifically focusing on how travel to these two types…
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June 29, 2020 0

Roku Streaming Stick vs Amazon Fire TV Stick For Travel

How does the Roku Streaming Stick compare to the Amazon Fire TV Stick for travel? If you are wondering which you should go pick as a travel stream stick, we break down each of their travel features. This includes how resilient it is with potentially inconsistent Hotel WiFi, some common problems and solutions you might need…
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June 23, 2020 0

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs. Google Chromecast for Travel

How does the Amazon Fire TV Stick compare to the Google Chromecast for travel? If you are wondering which you should go pick as a travel stream stick, we break down each of their travel features. This includes how resilient it is with potentially¬†inconsistent Hotel WiFi, some common problems and solutions you might need while…
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June 20, 2020 0

Bad Hotel WiFi Explained

Ever wondererd why hotel Wifi can be so slow and unreliable, even when you’ve paid for “premium” WiFi? Given it’s 2020 its a little surprising how common regular travelers experience slow or unreliable hotel WiFi. We break down why this happens in an relatively untechnical way. We also look at some of the solutions available…
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June 18, 2020 0

Streaming Stick WiFi Performance Compared

Building on our Best Streaming Sticks For Travel post, where we review the features that make a device good for travel, we tested the same three streaming sticks to determine which ones performed the best under less than ideal WiFi conditions. Just like you might experience when traveling. While the challenge of poor performing WiFi…
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June 3, 2020 0

Amazon Fire TV Stick For Travel

How well does the Amazon Fire TV Stick work for travel, and how does it compare to other devices? We dive into how the most popular small formal streaming sticks that are physically ideal for travel do in actual travel scenarios. This includes how resilient it is with potentially inconsistent Hotel WiFi, some common problems…
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June 2, 2020 0