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Travel gadgets are perfect for anyone planning on making a trip. Travel gadgets range from solar-powered backpacks to global cell phones. Check out these great travel gadgets at HowStuffWorks.

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How PDAs Work

Before the iPhone and other smartphones, there were PDAs such as the Palm Pilot. Learn about the PDA technology that paved the way to big-time computing power on the go.


How Satellite Phones Work

How Satellite Phones Work

Satellite phones can be your only line of communication in remote areas, but it's a costly way to reach out and touch someone. See how satellite phones work. See more »

How Electronic Language Translators Work

How Electronic Language Translators Work

An electronic language translator can come in handy in your adventures abroad. Learn how electronic language translators work. See more »

How Apple Airport Express Works

How Apple Airport Express Works

The Apple AirPort Express is a small device that can let you set up an Internet access point. See what all you can do with the Apple AirPort Express. See more »

How to Use Your Car GPS in Pedestrian Mode

If you're walking to a destination, you may want to know how to use your car GPS in pedestrian mode. Learn how to use your car GPS in pedestrian mode in this article. See more »

How to Use your Laptop as GPS

Instead of buying a GPS system, you may want to know how to use your laptop as GPS. Learn how to use your laptop as GPS in this article. See more »

How to Travel with a Projector

How to Travel with a Projector. Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about projectors and how to travel with a projector. See more »

The Ultimate GPS Quiz

The Ultimate GPS Quiz

The Global Positioning System (GPS) uses satellites to help us find our way on land or sea. Take this quiz to learn more about how to use the GPS. See more »

How the SteriPEN Works

How the SteriPEN Works

The SteriPEN is a very popular travel gadget. Learn more about the SteriPEN at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Hand-powered Generators Work

How Hand-powered Generators Work

Hand-powered generators are great travel gadgets. Learn more about hand-powered generators at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Global Cell Phones Work

How Global Cell Phones Work

Global cell phones are popular travel gadgets. Learn more about global cell phones at HowStuffWorks. See more »