Technology has slowly become a fixture in our lives over the last few decades. We have reached a point where leaving home or going on vacation without our personal gadgets seems out of the question. The average traveler has at least one smartphone, a laptop, a camera, and chargers for all these pieces of technology. The problem is other than the smartphone, these gadgets add to your luggage weight. Even if you don’t get charge extra, lugging all that extra weight around can be draining. It’s like overloading the bandwidth that comes with your Spectrum TV choice channels. Too much will ruin the experience.
Amazing Pocket-Friendly Travel Gadgets:
So, we need technology, and we can’t carry too many gadgets around conveniently. What is the solution to this predicament? The answer is obviously smaller, more conveniently-sized gadgets. Gadgets you can carry around in your pocket without worrying about them getting lost or stolen. We have made a list of seven most essential pocket-sized gadgets for travelling that you should consider. You may know some of them, others might be entirely new. Our list contains:
- Ancord Bluetooth Speaker
- NPET Travel Razor
- Jetsetter Pocketknife
- Kenu Stance Tripod
- WakaWaka Solar Charger
- Ultra Portable Pocket Charger
If you’re interested in knowing more about these travel gadgets, we look at them in more detail below.
It is essential if you’re planning on going on a long road trip. If you’re going to travel long distances by car, you have to accept the risks of breaking down. But the BlueDriver diagnostic scan tool can help minimize this risk. It works using your smartphone and runs a diagnostic on your vehicle. You don’t need any other equipment or technical knowledge to use BlueDriver.
The tool shows you diagnostic codes that you can clear and fix on your own using the device’s Bluetooth connection. It can help you save time and money on minor problems before they become major problems.
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Ancord Bluetooth Speaker
Traveling without music is almost unimaginable. But sometimes your headphones aren’t up to it and your Bluetooth may be too bulky to carry around. Unless, of course, you have the Ancord ultra portable Bluetooth speaker. It is one of the smallest commercially available speakers you can find. It has the same width as an American quarter and weighs less than 1.5 ounces. On a full charge, the speaker lasts between 4 to 6 hours.
NPET Travel Razor
Say goodbye to bulky electric razors and shaving kits. The NPET Travel Razor is an electric razor designed specifically for frequent travelers. The razor is smaller than your average smartphone and can easily fit in one of your pockets. You can easily charge it with your laptop or phone charger using the built-in USB connection.
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Jetsetter Pocket knife
If you’re wondering how you’ll get a pocketknife aboard a plane, you need to look at the Jetsetter Multi-Tool Pocketknife. Approved by the Transportation Security Administration, you can carry the Jetsetter Pocket knife with you on flights. This is because it is not designed as a weapon. It contains a few useful tools to have in a fix, like a screwdriver, wire stripper, bottle opener, toothpick, and tweezers. And it can easily fit in your pocket.
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Kenu Stance Tripod
Have you ever been annoyed at how a photo or video of your travel adventures turned out? Shaky hands can cause poor image quality in smartphones. It gets worse if you are in a moving vehicle which is why the Kenu Stance tripod is perfect for the modern traveler. Kenu weighs less than 1.2 ounces, and once folded is about the size of a pack of gum. It mounts into your phone’s charging port and holds it steady for perfect results.
WakaWaka Solar Charger
Dizaul makes an amazing solar charger/battery bank called the WakaWaka. If you’re headed for a sunny destination, this charger is all you need to keep your gadgets charged. Around the same size as the average smartphone, it can completely charge your phone. In an emergency, you can also use it for over 150 hours of light. The company also offers a free solar light to someone without electricity for every WakaWaka sold.
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Ultra Portable Pocket Charger
When you have multiple devices, charging all of them with the same charger may seem impossible. But that doesn’t change the fact you can still do it with the Ultra Portable Pocket Charger. This device works with both Micro USB ports as well as Apple Lightning with its built-in posts.
This is perfect when you need juice to do a few urgent tasks. Need to pay your Spectrum select channel lineup package bill and only have 3% battery? No problem. Need to quickly get to your hotel with a dying phone and no sense of direction? No problem again. Nothing more portable than this.