반듯이 가져야 할 7가지 새로운 물건: 7 Brand-New Gadgets That You Just Have to Have
The constant stream of new devices and gadgets that advertisers bombard us with can sometimes make it difficult for us to figure out what we actually want or need. I spent some time compiling a list of the hottest gadgets to come out this year, and I can assure you that they are actually useful, as opposed to being just novelty items you'll forget about six months down the line. Take a look a these neat gadgets that you'll just have to have:
1. A Waterproof Camera That Also Plays Music
What it’s Called: Sharper Image Waterproof Action Camera and Music Player
How Much It Costs: $250
This handy little gadget allows you to store all the music that you have on your cellphone, so you don’t need an internet connection in order to play it. What’s more is that you can use it to capture your aquatic adventures on film, take still photos and even surf the internet via the camera’s touchscreen display.
2. A Digital Eye Massager
What it’s Called: Breo iSee360 Eye Massager
How Much It Costs: $119.99
If you happen to have a job that involves looking at a computer screen all day long, this digital eye massager will provide you with fast relief when you get home. It uses a combination of air pressure, vibrations, magnetic energy, infrared heat and music to make eye strain melt away. You can also customize all of the eye massager’s various settings to your preference.
3. A Portable Cellphone Charger That Uses Solar Energy
What it’s Called: Anthropologie Solar Portable Charger
How Much It Costs: $34
This neat little device, which is perfect if you’re the kind of person that’s always out of cellphone charge when you shouldn’t be, will provide your smartphone or tablet with up to two hours of additional power. In addition, you can buy this charger in a range of finishes, including the rose gold pictured above.
4. A Notepad That Transfers What You Write to Your Cellphone Screen
What it’s Called: Moleskine Writing Set
How Much It Costs: $199
This writing set works like magic. Simply jot something down in the moleskin notepad, and watch it appear automatically on your cellphone’s screen. This is great if you’re on the go and have a lot of things to remember, or wish to make personal notes about something you’ve seen or experienced that you can refer back to later.
5. A Cellphone Stand That Can Be Placed Anywhere
What it’s Called: Joby GripTight ONE GorillaPod Stand
How Much It Costs: $40
If you love using your smartphone to take pictures wherever you go, you’ll love this versatile stand. It can be used to mount your phone on practically anything you can imagine, allowing you to capture the perfect shot. It’s made out of durable stainless steel and has a spring-loaded quick release mechanism for maximum flexibility.
6. A Suitcase That’s Fit for James Bond
What it’s Called:Bluesmart One Suitcase
How Much It Costs: $358
Traveling around can become a nightmare if you need to use portable electronic devices, but have no way of charging them. This suitcase has a ton of smart features to help you out when you’re on the go – from being able to recharge your gadgets, to a built-in scale and even a powerful location tracker that uses GPS and 3G so you know exactly where it is at all times.
7. A Portable Printer for Physical Snaps on the Spot
What it’s Called:HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer
How Much It Costs: $130
This neat portable printer syncs up with Apple iPhones or Android smartphone via an app, allowing you to take a photo with your smartphone and print it out immediately after. What’s more is that photos are reproduced on zero ink photo paper, so there’s no need to worry about getting messy hands either.