Category: I’m Wondering

Lost in translation

funny sign tokyo japan
I enjoy signs like these because I think it reveals something about the structure of the language translator’s language. Or the translator’s grasp of either language. Either way, we can all appreciate the amusement.
Photo from a Starbucks bathroom door in Tokyo, Japan.

What’s the last travel gadget you updated, and how long ago was it?

ipad 2
Smaller devices seem to have faster turn around (probably why so many people are clamoring for the latest phones) and we’re getting to a point across the board where hardware is so good, incremental updates aren’t big incentives to upgrade. Tim Cook knows this when it comes to slumping iPad sales. As travelers we generally prioritize reliable, functional gadgets so,
When was the last time you updated one of your devices and which one was it?
I tend to use and upgrade electronic devices until they’re physically beat and digitally obsolete so some of the tech gear and gadgets I travel with could probably use a refresh. I’m curious to hear what phone, tablet, laptop, or all of the above is on your chopping block. Let me know in the comments below!


About Anil Polat

foxnomad aboutI'm the blogger and computer security engineer who writes foXnoMad while on a journey to visit every country in the world. I'll show you the tips, tricks, and tech you can use to travel smarter. Read More

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