One of the biggest problems with traveling is that it can be annoying. And more than that, it can be made worse without the help of technology.
Indeed, there are plenty of ways to get more out of your travel experience. From portable chargers that ensure your gadgets stay charged during long delays and portable speakers that help you listen to the music you love with ease, there are a variety of gadgets you need to get more out of your business travel.
But actually determining which travel gadgets to buy and which to ignore this holiday season when you're looking to buy some can be difficult. So, we've compiled the following, handy guide to help you find five outstanding gadgets to consider gifting this holiday season.
The following devices all come with great features, solid reviews from users, and perhaps most importantly, will go a long way in improving your business travel.
1. GoPro Hero8 Black
There are times when you travel that you want to record your experience. And that's precisely where the GoPro Hero8 Black comes in.
The device can record video in 4K Ultra HD resolution and offers a 12-megapixel image sensor for snapping stills. Best of all, you can livestream your experience in 1080p full-HD resolution. And with some help from accessories that can attach to your helmet, drones, and more, you can even capture unique videos you just won't be able to record from your smartphone.
GoPro's Hero8 Black is available now for $349.
2. Apple AirPods Pro
The new Apple AirPods Pro combine the appeal of Apple's original AirPods with better sound, thanks to noise canceling.
Apple's AirPods Pro come with the same diminutive design as their predecessors, complete with a white finish to make them fashionable. They also feature waterproofing, so you can use them in the rain without much fear, and thanks to rubber eartips, you can call of them to reduce ambient noise and improve your audio experience.
The AirPods Pro, which also come with a microphone, so you can use them to place calls, offer up to 24 hours of battery life with help from the wireless charging case. They cost $249.
3. Anker PowerCore 26800 Portable Charger
There's nothing worse than traveling and your devices running out of power. For those cases, opting for the Anker PowerCore 26800 Portable Charger might be a good idea.
Anker's device is essentially a portable battery that comes with USB and mini-USB ports, allowing you to plug in everything from your iPhone to your laptop to the portable charger to help you keep your devices powered throughout the day. In fact, with the device's big charger pack, you can fully charge your phone six times and tablets two times before it needs to be recharged.
Anker's PowerCore 26800 Portable Charger costs $42.50.
4. Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker
If you're looking to boost audio quality when you're traveling, opting for the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker is a great idea.
Bose's speaker is a small device that comes in a variety of colors to match your style. More importantly, it also comes with great-sounding audio that can fill up rooms with your music or podcasts. It comes with Bluetooth connectivity, so you can wirelessly beam tracks throughout the home. It also features USB ports, so you can plug in devices directly into the portable speaker to start streaming your music.
Best of all, Bose SoundLink is a nicely affordable speaker at $129.
5. Tile Mate
Tile Mate is one of the most useful -- and affordable -- travel gadgets in this roundup. And it might be the most important.
Tile Mate is essentially a tracking tag that you can attach to everything from your keys to your iPhone to your laptop. It then wirelessly communicates with the Tile app to tell you at any time where the tag, and therefore, your devices, are. Tile also has a feature where you can work with other Tile users, who will help you retrieve your device if it's stolen and no longer near you.
If you're someone who easily misplaces your stuff or you simply want to keep track of it, the Tile Mate is for you.