Summer travel is upon us and I want to make sure I have the right tech items with me. No one wants to have their phone dying while away from an outlet. The team from CTA (Consumer Technology Association) treated me and fellow bloggers to an afternoon of Technology must-haves for your travel needs. From planes, autos and beyond there are tech options that everyone needs for their next traveling adventure.
Travel in style with this piece of motorized luggage. Never worry about missing a flight again when this superpowered suitcase can get you there in time. Did you know that roughly 40% of travelers arrive late to the airport?
Modobag, the world’s first Smart Luggage system you can ride, debuted today at the Consumer Technology Association’s Lunch & Learn event in New York City. Showcasing its product before more than 25 of New York’s leading lifestyle influencers, Modobag previewed the state-of-the-art technology it believes represents the future of battery-powered devices aboard commercial aircraft and discussed plans to form an industrywide coalition of Smart Luggage manufacturers to serve as a unified voice for the market. In 2017 Smart Luggage represented $745 million of the $40 billion global luggage segment and is expected to reach $1.9 billion by 202
When texting outside on a sunny day, you might barely be able to read the screen when it comes to glare. You can also prevent others from reading your messages or seeing what site you are on with myFlipShade.
myFlipShade slides onto the top of a smartphone and stays in place using a durable adhesive strip. The shade neatly tucks behind the phone when not in use and easily flips around when
needed to prevent glare, weather, or pesky eyes. The thin profile of the shade doesn’t add bulk and is compatible with cases and other phone accessories like credit card holders and stands, but the myFlipShade itself can be used to prop up a smartphone to watch videos as well. You can even charge wirelessly without removing your myFlipShade.
The Limited-Edition Pride power bank is white with a Pride Flag heart design and it provides enough power (4,000mAh) for about 2x extra battery life for a smartphone. The Pride Limited Edition power bank features convenient fold-out wall prongs so it can be plugged directly into a wall outlet for recharging, no extra cable needed. The Pride charger only weighs 0.42 lbs., making it the perfect lightweight power bank to stash in a bag or pocket for extra battery life while attending Pride festivities, traveling or everyday use.
We all invest time and money into our phones and we want to keep them protected. With Speck phone covers, you won’t have to worry about covering up your new stylish color coordinated phone. The Presido case offers full two-layer clear iPhone case with 8-foot drop protection, IMPACTIUM™ CLEAR, Resists UV yellowing, Scratch-resistant coating. Keep your phone protected on the go and no more worrying about cracked screens.
While car safety is always important did you know that the 100 deadliest days for young adult drivers are among us now from May to August? Stay connected in emergencies with the help of HUM X. Be ready for the road ahead with 24/7 Emergency Assistance, Pinpoint Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostics, a Wi-Fi Hotspot, and so much more. 49% of adult drivers do not have roadside assistance. With the push of a button, help will be on the way. Have peace of mind knowing your family is safe while traveling in the car.
When traveling we all want to get the perfect photo. If you are like me, you don’t want to be lugging around a huge camera. Sony has you figured out by offering the new RX100 V The premium 1.0-type sensor compact camera with superior AF performance.
The best-performing compact with the 1.0-type sensor
Meet the RX100 V — the ultimate compact for capturing movies and stills in captivating detail. This camera inherits the RX100 series’ renowned 1.0-type image sensor, and advances with blazing-fast 0.05-second autofocus, 315 AF points for the world’s most comprehensive phase-detection coverage of its kind, continuous shooting up to 24 FP with AF/ AE tracking, as well as outstanding 4K movie capabilities.
Not all headphones are created equal. You want to make sure you are finding the right headphones for your needs.
For in-ear models, check to ensure there are at least 3 pairs of ear tips to ensure a proper fit. If you’re using headphones for working out, make sure rated IPX4 or higher to make them sweatproof.
If you prefer a headphone for traveling or everyday use check out Sony’s 1000XM2 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones with Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically detects your activity such as traveling, walking, and waiting, then adjusts ambient sound settings to you. You can customize them to your preferences with the Sony I Headphones Connect APP.
For the more athletic style choose Sony SP700 N Noise-canceling True-wireless Headphones for Sport.
With several color options to choose from you will be on the track in no time and not getting distracted by outside noise. Fully charged, the headphones give you up to three hours of music playback. While the compact charging case not only keeps your headphones secure but holds a further two full three hour charges letting you power up on the go. That’s up to 9 hours of music playback, so you can keep listening all day.
When traveling do you miss your favorite TV programs or access to hulu or Netflix? You won’t have to anymore. With Roku, you can easily transport this small device with you and connect to compatible TVs while you are at a hotel, a friends house or an extended stay. Family members will love it too! As long as you have internet access this streaming device is ready to go once you set up an account.
Don’t worry if you don’t like to get on a plane, you can travel to a favorite dream destination with the help of Virtual Reality. Travel without leaving home VR headsets deliver more than just gaming: Take Expedia VR tours of hotel rooms. Plan a staycation. Visit a different locale every night in VR. Place the device over your head and use the hand controls to pick your next travel stop. You will feel like you are right there.
Disclosure: Raising Three Savvy Ladies was not compensated for this post. This post contains affiliate links. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
What is your favorite travel tech item?