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Eight Best Tech Travel Gadgets

by Elisa Domenick

Sep 6, 2014

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Products / Technology

1. Tep Wireless Mobile WiFi for Travel

This pocket WiFi device is perfect for those who travel for work, or anyone who needs Internet access at any time. Simply rent the Tep Wireless Mobile device and have it shipped wherever you are for just $7 a day.


2. 14-Language Speaking Global Translator

If you plan on traveling to a foreign country, be sure to bring the 14-language speaking global translator from Franklin and never face a language barrier again.  $119.99-$149.99


3. Kensington ComboSaver Portable Notebook Lock

Help prevent your laptop and personal information from being stolen with a portable notebook lock from Kensington. Stretches to six feet and offers up to 10,000 possible combinations. $29.99


4. Eton FRX4 Smartphone Wireless Charger

Luckily, for those of us who are always on the go, there are plenty of options to wirelessly charge our phones when they run out of juice. None of those options, however, charge in 4 different ways: alkaline batteries, rechargeable battery, by hand crank or solar power. If that isn’t enough of a selling point, the Eton FRX4 is also an AM/FM radio receiver, a weather alert station, a flashlight, a red emergency beacon, a glow in the dark locator and has a port for headphones. Did I mention it’s weather resistant and drop-proof from one meter? $79.99


5. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook

Need to travel with a laptop, but are worried about the bulk? At 2.83 pounds and 0.7-inches thin, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is the perfect travel companion. Need to give a presentation while away?  You can do it without ever touching the keyboard, with voice control, 10 different hand gestures, and a stunning HD display, for nearly 180-degrees of wide-screen viewing. Plus it’s anti-smudge. Starts at $1,249


6. Monoprice Enhanced Noise-Cancelling Earphones

Powered by a single AAA battery, these Monoprice earphones can provide up to 50 hours of active noise reduction that eliminates 99 percent of external noise. $79.83


7. Universal AC Travel Adaptor

Covering more than 150 countries, this convenient and portable universal AC adaptor eliminates the need to carry multiple adaptors for all of your electrical devices. $18


8.  iPhone Super Suit

Keep your phone protected while traveling with the iPhone Super Suit. This phone case is exactly what it says, a super suit for your phone that’s sealed for waterproof protection and that will cushion a fall from up to six feet.  $79



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