Dave Caolo

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So long, and thanks for all the fish

After three years, 52 Tiger is closing its doors.Here’s a big thanks to all my sponsors and readers. I appreciate your support. It was fun writing …

Travel iPhoneography: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Randolph West shares this great photo if the iconic Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Shot with an iPhone 5.<p><i>Travel iPhoneography is a</i> …

Is Airbnb really cheaper than a hotel?

A popular reason for using Airbnb is that it’s a better deal than a hotel. But is it? Priceonomics has put together an interesting map that compares …

Hospitality

FAA to loosen restrictions on in-flight electronics

Good news, everyone! The FAA is about to let you use your doo-dad in the plane more often. Specifically, the Wall Street Journal reports, you’ll be …

United Airlines

Travel iPhoneography: Paris, France

This bottom-up shot of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France was shot by yours truly with an iPhone 4.<p><i>Travel iPhoneography is a weekly series of photos</i> …

France

Flying for iPhone looks like a great flight app

Flying for iPhone, still in public beta, wants to be on my iPhone so badly I can hear it whispering, “Install meeeee.” This seriously good-looking …

Beta Testing

EatWith offers travelers authentic, home cooked meals

EatWith is like Airbnb for food, and that’s freaking awesome.<p>For around US$35 – $50 per head, travelers can book dinner in the kitchen of a native …

Guide Books

Travel iPhoneography: Machu Picchu, Peru

Jamie Dassoulas shares this beautiful photo overlooking Machu Picchu, Peru. Shot with an iPhone 4S.<p><i>Travel iPhoneography is a weekly series of photos</i> …

iPhoneography

The iPhone Traveler Pt. 10: Shoot and edit vacation video with an iPhone

I use Apple’s own camera app, simply called Camera, for shooting video with my iPhone. It does everything I want and is easily accessible from the …

Traveling with Pizza Compass for iPhone

There are seventy-four pizza chains in the US. That’s not individual stores, just franchises. And, I suspect, that number is nothing compared to all …

Pizza

Travel iPhoneography: Big Sur, California

Jim Hill shares this great photo, shot in Big Sur, California. Taken with an iPhone 4.<p>Today is Memorial Day in the States and I’m taking the day off …

iPhoneography

Evernote as all-around travel companion

I realize it’s <i>de rigeur</i> to squawk about how taking photos of important or memorable things is the kind of thing an idiot does instead of “taking in …

iPhone Traveler Pt. 8 – Tracking a flight

Earlier this month I wrote several posts about preparing to travel with your iPhone. Now, it’s time to hit the road. Now I’m going to look at using …

Flying

iPhone Traveler Pt. 9 – Navigate with maps

Apple’s iPhone ships with Maps, a home-grown mapping application that you can use to find driving directions, public bus routes and walking …

Maps

Reddit asks Americans: What surprised you about visiting Europe?

“The Italian’s way of driving. Never in anytime of my life was I more paranoid of being hit by a moped.”<p>I’m not sure that’s how all Italians drive, …

Europe

More travel tips from the flight deck

• If an overhead bag fits perpendicular to the airplane and baggage overhead bin, place it with wheels out. It will fit in deeper. Throw your coat on …

Flying

Why must you turn your iPhone off during takeoff?

Many people don’t understand why they’re asked to disable electronic devices during takeoff and landing. So why <i>do</i> you have to turn your iPhone off? I …

Airlines

52 Weekly 8

<i>Every week I push my top posts to Flipboard. You can subscribe here.</i><p>Another fun week comes to a close. Here’s a big change that’s happening to 52 …

United Airlines

Weekend Gear: There’s a frood who really knows where his pocket square is

My grandfather carried a pocket square every day. This wasn’t the handkerchief that many people his age used to have (read: he did <i>not</i> blow his nose …

Pocket Squares

Travel iPhoneography: Fort Morgan, Alabama

Joshua Miller shares this photo of Fort Morgan, Alabama. Taken with an iPhone 5.<p><i>Travel iPhoneography is a weekly series of photos of our beautiful</i> …

iPhoneography

iPhone Traveler: International iPhone use Pt. 1

Traveling internationally with your iPhone demands careful preparation. When you leave the country, you most likely will not be using the cellular …

McDonald's

iPhone Traveler Pt. 6 – Apps and tips from an international airline pilot

I’ll admit, I’m pretty excited about this. My sister Erin is a pilot with United Airlines. She’s been flying internationally for about 10 years, …

Apps

Travel iPhoneography: Bavaria, Germany

Shawn Throop shares this great photo of a region of Bavaria, Germany near Castle Neueschwanstein. Taken with an iPhone 5.<p><i>Travel iPhoneography is a</i> …

iPhoneography

iPhone Traveler: International iPhone use Pt. 2

This week I’m looking at international iPhone use. There are several ways to use or avoid your iPhone while traveling outside your home country. Our …

Telecoms

iPhone Traveler pt. 7: iPhone as clock, camera and navigator

The iPhone makes for a useful and reliable alarm clock, camera and navigation device. And you thought it was just for Twitter! Today I’ll describe …

iPhone 5

52 Weekly 07

Every week I push my top posts to Flipboard. You can subscribe here.<p>I had another fun week writing about the iPhone and travel. Another seven days to …

iPhone

Travel tip: create, send postcards with your iPhone or iPad

Who doesn’t like getting postcards? It’s fun to buy them, too. Turning that rickety, squeaking metal turnstile in some far-away destination. When …

Apps

iPhone Traveler Pt. 4 – Home screen and alerts

The iPhone apps you use while on vacation will be different from those you use while at work or during typical home life. At least I hope so. Keeping …

Apps

How long do you stay offline while traveling?

Anil at foXnoMad asks, “How long do you stay offline while traveling?” Barring unavoidable impairments like poor connectivity or a cost-prohibitive …

Connectivity

iPhone Traveler Pt. 5: Choosing the right iPhone case

Many people like to use the iPhone “naked,” and I can see why. It looks and feels great just as Apple designed it. That’s fine for daily …

Mobile Technology