Travel

Take the easy road with Google Maps tips

Google Maps underwent a major redesign last year, getting a new look and new features that are worth taking for a test drive. Consider taking advantage of these four Google Maps improvements touted by Sara Roncero-Menendez, Mashable.

Hotel freebies go beyond the basics

Many hotel chains now offer lending programs to help travelers who may have forgotten an item for their trip or who suddenly realize they need a blender to make a breakfast shake, Nancy Trejos writes.

8 ways to keep your laptop safe

Whether you’re taking a business trip across the country or doing some work in a coffee shop around the corner, you want to be sure your laptop—and all the data it contains—is safe.

Millennials hit the road for business

By the time 2020 rolls around, half of all business flights are expected to be booked by members of the diverse, spontaneous, tech-savvy millennial generation. What does this mean for the travel industry and business travel in general?

Employ apps for better business travel

Mobile applications can help keep your boss a sane, secure and happy traveler. TechRepublic writer Jack Wallen shares five great travel apps for the savvy business traveler.

No-iron advice for unexpected wrinkles

Even dressing in freshly ironed clothes is no guarantee you’ll stay wrinkle-free between home and work. Luckily, there is a pretty easy fix to be found in wrinkle-release spray, says Erin Greenawald, an editor at The Daily Muse.

Apps make great driving companions

The daily commute is a big part of many peoples’ lives. Technology writer Phil Cohen has found a few applications that can help make your drives more pleasant.

1-Minute Strategies: Jan. '14

Get the most out of your breaks ... Practice “mind over mattress” to become a productivity super­­star ... Identify flights with Wi-Fi.

1-Minute Strategies: Dec. '13

Take a stand for workplace wellness ... Vacation is time to think about the future ... If you wouldn’t poke a bear, don’t open a suspicious email.

5 tips on business trip etiquette

The way you look and act while on a business trip reflects back on your employer. Avoid making a bad impression on your next work trip. Follow these five tips for business travel.