Stories by Keith Shaw

Latest gadgets ease the cruelty of travel

Luckily, gadget-makers understand the cruelty of travel, and are always creating new devices that help the mobile worker/road warrior ease the pain of a hotel room with few outlets, or expensive in-room Wi-Fi. Here are three gadgets I've recently tested that can help you on your next trip:

CES show remains cool despite cooling economy

You'd think the sky had fallen with all the reports of lower attendance, shrinking hotel room rates and no Bill Gates keynote (as well as no Steve Jobs keynote over at MacWorld) at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Despite the doom and gloom, there were still tons of new products announced with enough fanfare to make the hype-masters happy. Here are a couple of trends and products that piqued my interest: