October 11, 2005
Dear CNET members,
When I'm traveling, whether it's a quick family road trip or an agonizing 12-hour flight overseas, you can bet I bring along my gadgets--not only to make my travel time more enjoyable but also in preparation for the worst (pointing at my 3-year-old son). Are you prepared? If not, let me introduce you to our new Go Mobile destination on CNET.com. Go Mobile offers comprehensive guides, tools, and advice on portable technology. While we've provided a lot of information, from travel tips to making the most of your mobile gear, we also turn to you, the CNET community, for advice. I'm sure many of you have had great travel adventures, so swing on by and share your insights, experiences, and tips. The more we share, the merrier we are. This brand-spanking-new area is way cool, but don't let me be the only one to judge it. Check it out for yourself. Read up, learn something new, and be one of the first to offer your knowledge. Enjoy!
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CNET's new Go Mobile area offers a comprehensive guide to portable technology. Several of you have already visited the site and have offered some great tips and advice for living the mobile lifestyle.
It takes two
When traveling with his children, CNET member LottaofLuck insists on bringing two of everything, including portable DVD players and Leapster gaming systems. That way, there are no arguments about what kid gets which gadget.
Read LottaofLuck's full post in CNET Go Mobile
Making air travel almost fun
When it comes to air travel, CNET member yarlq isn't shy about loading up with gadgets. A tablet PC, an MP3 player, and a satellite radio are among his flight stash. The only thing he's left wishing for is a portable microwave.
Read yarlq's full post in CNET Go Mobile
Don't wear white
CNET member CenterStreet offers up a helpful tip to urban commuters with iPods. You might want to switch out the white earbuds--apparently, crooks look for telltale headphones as they usually mean an expensive iPod is connected.
Read CenterStreet's full post in
CNET Go Mobile
What tech-related tips do you have to make traveling safe and fun? Check out CNET Go Mobile, then speak up in one of the many TalkBack sections.
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Most people agree the Sony PSP is a welcome addition to the world of portable gaming, but is it worth it to purchase movies for the PSP's proprietary UMD format?
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