Five Gadget Accessories that are Essential for TravelingBy Dipankar Das, Gaea News Network
Monday, November 22, 2010
The big holiday season starts this week with Thanksgiving Day. Traveling is very hectic during this period of the year. This article lists five gadgets that can make your life simpler when you hit the road.
- Digital Luggage Scale: The checked bags at US airport has maximum limit 50 or 70 pounds per bag without any charge. When you travel for holiday, chances are high that the weight of your checked bags or carry-in bags exceeds the limit. In that case, you have to pay heavy surcharge. To avoid the situation, you can verify the weight at hotel or airport with a Digital Luggage Scale that costs only $19.99. It shows you the weight almost instantly and save your time, money and embarrassment at the airport.
- RCA Dual USB Portable charging Station: In the era of tech gadgets, it can be assumed that you are carrying lot of gadgets while you travel. But, those devices need to be charged periodically. For instance, you may need to charge your favorite laptop or mp3 player at the departure lounge of the airport. During rush hours, there may be chances that the electrical sockets at the airport are not available for you in time. But with the RCA Dual USB portable Charging Station (MSRP: $19.99), you can plug in up to five devices to the three sockets and two USB ports around the side.
- Headphone Splitter: When you travel with your friend , sometimes it is lot of fun to listen to the same music. But, that is not possible with only one headphone. Similarly, your TV on the flight may be out of order. You may need to share the TV with your friend. In those circumstances, you can use a headphones splitter (MSRP: $15). It provides you the ability to plug two sets of headphones in one 3.5mm jack.
- iStand: Sometimes you may have any Laptop or Netbook with you in the flight. You only have your favorite smartphone with you. There may be situation that you want to see your favorite movie on the flight. In that case, you can get a pocket-sized iStand (MSRP: $4.99).You will be able to put your MP3 player or Smartphone on the rubberized silicon stand.
- Bluelounge Cable Clips: Now a days, we use different type of gadgets. So, cable management is very essential. You can keep your cables untangled with the multipurpose clip. You can keep from earbuds to Computer cable in it. The compact Bluelounge Cable Clips (MSRP: $9.95) comes with three sizes.