Travel Tech Blog

Traveling Again – COVID 19’s Impact On Travel

Admittedly, most people thought I was crazy for getting involved in a Travel Product startup that is launching right in the middle of one of the biggest travel downturns we may ever see. That aren’t entirely wrong, at least on paper. Air travel is down 90% and AAA estimates that on the biggest travel weekend…
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May 26, 2020 0

Finding Power For Streaming Devices in Hotel Rooms

Other than the occasional hotel that still doesn’t make it easy to plug in and use the TVs HDMI ports, finding power for your streaming device may be the next biggest challenge to having all of your favorite entertainment with you everytime you travel. Below we cover a few tips and tricks for ways to…
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May 21, 2020 0

Travel WiFi Security Risk Prevention

Common WiFi Risks and Prevention Security Risks All WiFi networks are essentially shared over the airwaves. Someone can literally pull any of the data packets out of the air. In fact, it’s so easy there is software that lets you do it. You don’t even need a special skill per se. Though if you are…
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May 19, 2020 0

Google Chromecast For Travel

NOTE: This article is specifically about the 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation Google Chromecasts (including the ultra) release between 2013 and 2018. For the new 4th Generation Google Chromecast with Google TV for travel check out our blog post specifically about that. Google Chromecast For Travel (Generations 1-3) How well does the Google Chromecast work…
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May 15, 2020 0

Our Favorite Bad WiFi Memes

Here is a selection of our favorite bad WiFi memes we’ve collected. Keep checking back, we’re likely to add a lot more! UPDATED: 9/14/2020: We added lots of new Bad WiFi Memes Bad Hotel WiFi Memes Everyone hates bad hotel WiFi. Here are some of our favorite memes to help you with your shared frustration.…
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May 15, 2020 0

Changing Hotel TV Input and HDMI Port

For anyone who travels with their own streaming stick or device, one of the biggest challenges can be switching the hotels TV to the correct input. The second most common challenge is available power, but that’s another blog post. Let’s dive right in and show you how to change the TVs input. In our experience…
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May 14, 2020 0

Best Streaming Sticks For Travel

As anyone who travel regularly knows – most hotels and even many AirBnb’s leave a lot to be desired when it comes to streaming entertainment options. Even when streaming is offered there are likely only a few select services and others may require you to put in your own username and password. One of the…
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May 14, 2020 0

Marriott Internet TVs vs Streaming Sticks

For the last few years Marriott has been rolling out Internet TVs into their properties. While Marriott is not alone, as the worlds largest hotel chain their adoption of Internet TVs in rooms is big news. They are also far and away the biggest chain to do so. Many competitors have not yet started a…
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May 13, 2020 0

Device Sharing On Hotel WiFi

For the average travel most hotels allow 4 to 6 devices at a time to access your free room WiFi. This also is generally true for paid WiFi or upgraded WiFi. For most users this is plenty. Some hotels though limit you to 1 or 2 devices. Also, unlike hotels, cruise ships often require you…
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May 13, 2020 0

Can’t Connect To Travel Router Admin Interface from Phone?

If you’ve purchased a travel router to make your travel easier but have discovered you have to use your laptop because you are unable connect to the configuration interface of the router with you phone, you are not alone. This is a common problem, particularly with Android phones. While it’s unfortunate that many travel routers…
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May 7, 2020 0