Category: Travel Tech

Which iPhone Should You Buy For Travel?

Which iPhone Should You Buy For Travel?

For the past few years, Apple has made choosing which iPhone model to buy pretty easy.

(Brett Jordan Flickr Photo)
(Brett Jordan Flickr Photo)

Each fall, a brand-new model was released, and you could probably still buy the one from the prior year, or maybe even two years back.

Then Apple threw us a curve ball during the baseball playoffs and World Series: New phones that were bigger and a lot bigger, beginning with the “6” and “6Plus.”

But one thing you could count on if you bought one of the latest phones: It wouldn’t be “obsolete” (or you wouldn’t be coveting a newer model) until next fall.

But using the baseball analogy, this month Apple came out with a “Minor League” model during major league baseball’s spring training season: The “SE,” which is smaller (and less expensive) than its “Big League” cousins, the 2015 “6s” and “6s Plus,” and the prior 2014 season’s “6” and “6 Plus.”

So if you want to take an iPhone “on the road” with you, which model should you buy?

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What Apple’s New Products Mean for Travelers

What Apple’s New Products Mean for Travelers

A week and a half ago Apple held its fall new product extravaganza.

Apple Store Hakan Dahlstrom
(Hakan Dahlstrom Flickr Photo)

But what does the company’s revised lineup of phones, tablets, apps and operating system mean for travelers?

Here’s my quick take on what’s totally new and what’s been updated, based on what I’ve read the tech pundits saying, since I’ve as yet not got my own hands on any of this “new and improved, greatest thing since sliced bread” high technology.

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