Check-Out com­piled by Robyn Iron­side robyn.iron­

Sunday Mail - Travel/Escape - - FRONT PAGE -

This Bris­bane-built app is a so­cial net­work for trav­ellers so you can mes­sage peo­ple for tips or ar­range a meet up to go sight­see­ing. It also will help you find the best wi-fi spots in a new lo­ca­tion be­fore you get there.

Ap­ple iOS / Google An­droid / free

This takes some of the pain out of pack­ing all of the ca­bles and gad­gets that come with travel. The Grid-it! (above) comes in three sizes with bands and straps to keep all your de­vices in place. har­veynor­ or dick­ The latest ac­tion cam from GoPro is a tiny cube that is its small­est cam­era yet. De­spite the com­pact size, it’s wa­ter­proof to 10m with­out a case. The best part is the sim­plic­ity – hit one big but­ton to start shoot­ing video or hold it for three sec­onds for still photos. Uniden’s latest two-way ra­dios have a 10km range and up to 16 hours talk time with clever de­sign fea­tures in­clud­ing a cara­biner clip to at­tach them to a back­pack. They can be handy when you’re trav­el­ling with a group in lo­ca­tions where mo­bile re­cep­tion

is poor.

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