Travel Tech Gear That’s a WIN!
While flying the “friendly skies” and jet setting for business may sound exciting, there are common complications inherent when moving you and all your stuff from A to B. Here are some hot new products that hit the shelves recently. We have chosen 5 of the most preferred pieces of travel tech gear recommended by some of our airport car service clients. All are priced below 100.00 and easily pay for themselves in both convenience and utility.
What: The Iogear Bluetooth 4.0 USB Micro Adapter is a tiny piece of tech wonder that can convert any PC with a USB port into a Bluetooth-enabled device.
WIN!: This teeny adapter engages with Bluetooth 4.0, the most recent generation of Bluetooth technology- and the fastest. Also, this micro adapter uses very little power itself, so it won’t drain the battery life of your laptop or device.
What: The Travel Plug Adapter is a packable adapter fitted with plugs that function in over 150 countries.
WIN!: You don’t have to buy a separate adapter each time you travel to a different country, and this portable gadget takes up very little space in your carry-on
What: The MyGica A680B USB HDTV Tuner is a USB adapter that allows your PC to receive HDTV signals.
WIN!: You can watch HDTV for free-on your PC! This tiny USB stick gives you the capability to watch, pause and rewind live HDTV. You can even play with a recording cue and set scheduled recordings to watch later-right onto your hard drive. The tuner is compatible with Windows 7 Media Center, the caveat is that it doesn’t play nice work with earlier versions of Windows. Buyer beware.
What: The Speck CandyShell Card Case protects your iPhone while providing a
utilitarian slot to stash cash and cards credit cards.
WIN!: The case has a grippy, rubberized slot that securely stashes currency and credit cards , eliminating the need to schlep around a heavy purse or wallet. The rubberized trim also remains flush with the iPhone’s bezel, which supposedly defends the notoriously fragile iPhone screen should it land face first.
What: No mess of cords and devices scattered across your hotel room desk. This elegant and simple charger consolidates the mess into an intuitive and user friendly design. iLuv walked away with a 2012 CES Innovation award for this slim travel-size combo power strip featuring built in surge protection and a USB charger for iOS devices completed by a slide-out charging port.
WIN!: The Device can charge six devices simultaneously with one USB charging dock, two separately amped USB ports, and three grounded outlets. Charge all your Apple products in a snap. The hottest facet of DreamTraveler’s design has to be the three built in grounded outlets which let you charge everything from a camera to a laptop.
Cost: $70 (currently on Backorder)
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