There’s such an endless amount of gadgets out there, from solar laptop charger backpacks to bluetooth-enabled toothbrushes. But there’s only a handful of tech accessories that we really can’t live without! Here’s our top five:
A wireless battery case
Terrified of walking out the door without knowing if your smartphone’s battery will survive the night? Enter a wireless battery case, like the Mophie Juice Pack Air. The protective yet light-weight design delivers more than 100% extra battery without needing to a find a wall plug.
A great pair of wireless headphones
Wireless headphones are finally getting affordable while delivering quality sound and being comfortable to wear. Check out Zagg’s IFROGZ Impulse Wireless Earbuds, a solid, workout-friendly option.
A streaming stick
This is definitely one of the most useful new gadgets to pop up over the last few years. From Google Chromecast to the Amazon Fire TV Stick, these streaming sticks let you beam video content from your phone or computer to your TV.
A lost-stuff finder
Lose stuff all the time? Grab a Tile Mate and you’ll be able to track the location of that item with a map. When you’re close, you can trigger a sound to help you locate your goods.
An AI powered virtual assistant or “smart speaker”
The Amazon Echo and Google Home can answer basic questions, tell you the weather forecast and sports scores, and even request an Uber or Lyft for you. If you’re interested in the Echo, you should also consider its smaller and more affordable cousin, the Echo Dot.