13 Cool Gadgets to Snap Up This Summer
June 20 is the first day of summer, at least in the northern hemisphere, and it’s so important that some countrieseven declare the 20th as a national holiday. So with just less than a month to go until the official start of summer, we thought we would shine a light on some of the year’s cool gadgets to bring you the most fun on the long sunny days ahead:
Look cool while answering your calls and listening to music? Yes, please! The perfect companion device while out on a sunlit beach or racing through a bike trail.
Want to have some fun under the sun but also want to keep a close eye on your babysitter? Pick up a baby monitor or nanny cam and have greater peace of mind even as you take the rare opportunity to unwind and lose all that pent-up stress.
The problem with tropical paradises is that they are often chock-full of these annoying bugs. Unpack one of these puppies, and you’ll have a much easier time dealing with the hordes of those winged pests.
They’re not really hoverboards, but they’re the closest thing we have at the moment. Pick one of these skate-board like scooters up and have a blast zipping all over the place!
Action cameras have been around for some time now, but it’s worth stocking up on a new one considering how affordable the recent models 4k ultra-high definition cameras are.
Pedometer, compass, altimeter, barometer, thermometer, and weather forecast device all in one nifty package. A definite must-have if you plan to spend a lot of time hiking through forest trails or over mountain ranges.
Feeling adventurous for a truly mind-blowing summer experience? Plunk down your cash on a flyboard and know what it really feels like to zip through the air and making superhero-like maneuvers!
Personal Panic Alarm
This device is a nifty one to have, whether you figure into an accident while outdoors or come across some seedy types in a dark alley. Push the button, and let the alarm do the screaming for you while you focus on keeping yourself alive!
2016 is the year where VR makes its debut, and the most accessible way to try it out is with a pair VR glasses paired with a capable smartphone. Try out for yourself what all the hype is about!
Collapsible Pocket Reflectors
Photography junkies know how important natural lighting is, and these reflectors help make it easier to capture professional-looking outdoor shots. Just pack one of these reflectors in your pocket and unfold it at a moment’s notice!
Want to zone out the noisy crowd while traveling by bus, train, or plane? Plunk some money down on a pair of these nifty devices, sit back, and enjoy your trip minus all the loud talkers and screaming babies.
Unlocked Quad-Band Phone
You can save a ton on phone bills by simply buying a phone that works with any carrier and all radio frequencies. Buy a pre-paid sim, load up on the call or mobile plan of your choice, and stay connected without spending way too much.
Smart Sports Bracelet
The last thing you want to do is to have so much fun that you end up in the hospital. These bracelets, however, let you keep track of vital stats like heart rate and blood pressure; ensuring that you have fun going about without exceeding your body’s limits!