If you’re always on the go like me, be sure to check out these 10 Tech Gadgets for Your Working Vacation! Thanks to technology today more and more employees are able to work away from the office. This time of the year is especially nice for this luxury; taking a winter “workcation” is ideal, especially if you’re looking to escape the cold or just lounge around for a week.
Whatever your plans are, make sure to have the proper gadgets to make your vacation as stress-free as possible. Here are six tech products to help you stay on top of your work while you’re away.
Instead of plugging into your computer’s USB port, this Bluetooth-enabled mouse looks, feels and acts like a pen, which allows for faster, more precise navigation. The device features five buttons, a scroll wheel and a laser sensor that operates on almost any surface — without a track pad. With this tool’s two-month battery life, you won’t have to worry about recharging the mouse during your trip – $70 – $87 on Amazon.com
Booqpad for iPad Air
Instead of searching for paper to jot down memos and notes while you’re working, this tablet case by Booq will be a life savor! It’s a combination iPad Air case, folio and notepad that comes stocked with 50 sheets of eco-friendly paper to make sure you’re always ready to write. The screen protector offers 360-degree protection for your iPad. $60, Booqbags.com
The built-in microphone makes these headphones ideal for conference calls on the go, while the silicon buds, which come in small, medium and large, fit comfortably in your ears as you listen to music on the plane. Plus you can choose from the 13 bold colors selection Happy Plugs currently has! $24.99, HappyPlugs.com
If you need to eliminate noise around you the Monster Inspiration Active Noise Canceling Over-Ear Headphones are a great option. Though active noise canceling is pricier than passive noise canceling—and requires batteries—we think the better noise canceling power is worth the cost. But even if you don’t have room in your budget for these, be sure to pack a pair of headphones: anything is better than nothing. Price: $299 at monster.com and $299 on Amazon
This keyboard is just 5.6mm and it won’t take up much room in your carry-on bag. It features a comfortable scissor-key structure and integrated shortcut controls for audio playback, volume adjustment and Web browsing. The 2.4GHz wireless frequency allows for a smooth, interference-free connection to any computer. $35.99, DX.com
There are many available for iPhones and Androids at reasonable prices. The cases provide phones with a much longer battery life, allowing users to make more calls, browse the web, and text/email without worrying about a dead battery ― especially useful for conference calls. $32 – $60, Amazon.com (Cases for other phones available on Amazon as well.)
This adapter includes plugs for charging up to four devices at once. No more stretching wires or searching for outlets behind a bed frame. It works in more than 150 countries, making it perfect for a trip away. $42.95, TheGrommet.com Need a lightweight but powerful device to help you stay productive while you’re out of the office, this little gadget will do the trick!
Got a conference call? Don’t worry about not being able to hear your colleagues over the crashing waves in the background. When you plug your headphones into this portable audio station, it bypasses your mobile device’s onboard digital-to-analog converter (DAC) for improved sound quality. It can also serve as a high-performance speaker. $99.00, NuForce.com
OGIO is an excellent notebook bag for travelers. Its main compartment is spacious enough to keep your device protected during the flight. The secondary compartment is great for computer cables, charger smartphone and other accessories. The bag is water-resistant, and guards against splashes. Product Price: $70 Where to Buy: OGIO.com
I hope you will find these tools helpful on your next working vacation, I would love to hear about some of the tips and tricks you have as well!
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