About Colin Robinson
Colin works for a high technology equipment manufacture as a senior product manager. The majority of his time is spent traveling to visit clients and to teach them in using this hi-tech equipment. He has to keep up with the latest advances in computer technology and trends, and has spent over 30 years in his line of work traveling extensively. He is very passionate about sharing his knowledge and experiences with others. Read more at http://www.worksmartandtravel.com/colin-robinson/

Hotel Overbooked! – The Problem and How You Can Avoid It.

February 5, 2017 0

There are no guarantees in life, and that’s certainly true when it comes to hotel reservations guaranteed for late arrival. The hotel I wanted to stay at last week was overbooked when I arrived, despite having a confirmed reservation.  Although they had my reservation and authorized my credit card for a two-night stay, they didn’t have a room available for me to stay in. Fair enough, I did arrive at […]

Ultimate Guide to Finding Cheap Airfare Online in 2017

January 14, 2017 0

2017 is promising to be excellent for anyone looking for an airfare bargain thanks to batter search tools and discount carriers.  By doing a little work, being flexible with dates and departure airports, you can save as much as 60% over a mainline US air carrier. For a flight from Atlanta, GA to London England in July 2017, the cheapest fare is $1,460.  But by playing with the dates and […]

How to Defend Your Devices from Hacking while Traveling

December 24, 2016 0

Christopher Elliott, a consumer advocate, and editor for National Geographic Traveler wrote an excellent article in USA Today titled Travelers, beware! Hacking lurks in plugs and ports.  In his article, he makes good points the average person doesn’t think about when traveling with their smartphones and computers.  I’m not a security expert! But, I ‘m more technical than most in understand how this stuff works.   I know how to […]

9 Reasons why you should use Cloud-Based Backup and Synchronization

December 18, 2016 0

Using Cloud-based backup and sync services is the smart way to go today especially if you travel for work with a laptop as I do.  I’ve been using these services since November 2009 when SugarSync first launched their service.  Back then, there were plenty of online backup service providers, but only two of them synchronized between multiple devices, SugarSync and DropBox.  There are a lot more available today who offer […]

Chromecast in a Hotel Room – Four Easy Ways To Get It Working

December 11, 2016 0

I enjoy using my Chromecast while traveling. But making it work in a hotel room can be a bit challenging because Chromecast needs a direct connection to the internet.  The problem is most hotels require their guests to log in to the internet using a web browser, something the Chromecast doesn’t have!  To make it work in a hotel with web browser login for the internet, you need to set […]

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