Is there anything better than a fancy gadget that can not only provide quick solutions to everyday problems but also reduce human effort and conserve space? Tricky question. If you are a gadget geek and a traveler, take a look at this selection of items that will help you control your life in digital, wireless, and remote ways.
A Wireless Security Camera
The Nest Cam Indoor security camera is designed to help you look after your home and family – even when you’re away. Whether you’re on vacation or eating out for dinner, you can constantly monitor activity inside and outside your home. Some cameras can’t stay on all the time because they rely on batteries, with a Nest Aware subscription, Nest Cam continuously records 24/7 so you never miss a thing.
This beautiful gadget lets you see your home in 1080p HD video and it features night vision and microphone abilities. What’s more, it can send you notifications when there’s suspicious sounds or motions outside your house and it allows you to hear and speak through the device. A great pick for those who seek peace of mind! Price: $199.
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A Power Bank Charger
We can’t imagine leaving home without our smartphones. As keeping it powered up on long journeys can be an issue, a power bank can be an excellent gadget to have. They come in all shapes, weights and capacities (and some recharge their own battery using solar energy, which could mean you never need to charge your devices using the main power again).
Lepow Moonstone 6000 is a smart & portable battery power compatible with all smartphone and tablets. It has an ergonomic design and it can fit your pocket, backpack, and purse.
Keep in mind that some Airlines, particularly in Asia, prohibit carrying Power Banks during flights. Please keep this in mind if traveling by Flight!
A Personal Cloud Storage
Whether you are on a family vacation and taking millions of pictures, or on a business trip and in need of dozens of documents, having a storage device that gives you access to all of your files and media (music, movies, etcetera) no matter where you are is invaluable.
Lima helps you with that. It works over WiFi, 3G, 4G and even offline (as long as you’ve set it for offline viewing); it helps you save space on your computers and mobile devices while providing instant access to the same drive from all your devices. This gadget is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, Android, and iOS.
A Bluetooth Speaker
The UE Boom 2 is a compact, durable wireless Bluetooth speaker that you can take everywhere you go. It was designed to get wet, muddy, or covered in snow, and has a strong battery life that can last up to 15 hours. A great gadget for the adveturous travelers.
This amazing speaker comes in six different colors and is fully waterproof. Plus, you can tap the top of the device to pause your music and double-tap to skip a track forward: gesture controls rock!
A Luggage Locator Device
LugLoc makes your luggage smart: it is a tiny luggage locator that uses GSM and GPRS so you can track your bag at any airport in the world and never miss your personal belongings again. You will be able to keep an eye on your bags in real-time within the LugLoc mobile app with this patented, TSA-approved tracking device.
The first 30-Days of service are on LugLoc and, after that period is over, you will need to acquire one of the Service Plans they offer to keep tracking your stuff.
The internet of things is changing the way we travel. Which of these gadgets would you love to try? Please let us know!