With summer right around the corner, perhaps you are planning the perfect get-out-of-town vacation to take with your family. After all, it is the perfect time for getting out and seeing the sights or just relaxing on some tropical beach. Whatever your summer destination, having some of the following gadgets with you might help in making your vacation more safe and enjoyable.
“Splashproof” Speaker: Logitech UE Boom
Perhaps you are lucky enough to have the opportunity to enjoy a private dip in the spa with your special someone. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some nice music to set the mood? Or maybe you and the family are out by the pool and want to enjoy some tunes together. Well, these portable Bluetooth speakers by Logitech are the perfect items to have on hand for just those occasions The UE Boom offers superior sound quality, over 12 hours of battery-life, and a design that is functional and aesthetically pleasing. You could probably do better with more expensive speakers, but the Logitech UE Boom is certainly a welcome bargain that will not drain the wallet.
Sony Xperia Z1s
Perfect for the poolside traveler, the Sony Xperia Z1s is waterproof, making it the perfect phone to have while visiting those tropical vacation spots. Moreover, with a 20.7 megapixel camera that has an advanced Exmor-RS sensor, which accommodates stunning photographs at low light, the Sony Xperia Z1s can be submerged in water up to 5 feet for approximately 30 minutes, making it ideal for capturing some amazing underwater images. Combine that with the fact that T-Mobile does not charge for international roaming and you have the perfect summer phone. Take those pictures and text your friends back home from the shores of a tropical beach without worrying about it costing an arm and a leg. For more information, check this out.
Sennheiser PXC 250-II
Maybe you want to take some time to relax and reenergize while on your trip, and you want some music to unwind to. The Sennheiser PXC 250-II offers noise-cancelling headphones in a friendly, hand-luggage size. These headphones are nothing like the bulky cans of yore. The comfortable ear-cups press gently against your head, squeezing out the gaps, and the NoiseGard noise cancelling function (which can be toggled on and off) works almost as well as those clunky tin-can-like models and at a third the price. So whether you need to withdraw while on the plane or you want to shut the world out while enjoying the sun and sand on the beach, you can’t miss with these headphones.
Reef Men’s Quencha TQT Sandals
With Thirst Quenching Technology (TQT), these Quencha sandals are ideal for the beach partier to have. Picture the scene: you’re on the beach with your best buds, about to pop open some brews as the sun sets on the horizon. Only, no one has remembered the bottle-opener. Here you come to the rescue as your sandals are equipped with a convenient bottle opener embedded in the sole. Not only do you become the life of the party, you are responsible for giving the party life with your forethought and 007-like sandals. Party on!
Stow away all of the items mentioned in this article in this handy backpack that is also – wait for it – bombproof. Conveniently-sized to carry with you on your flight, this pack will handle all of your valuables. Made of molded EVA foam that offers a bit of give and NASA-spec memory foam behind the shoulder straps, you can carry with you your laptop without fear of your data being lost in an explosive terrorist attack. This pack offers peace of mind as well as functionality.
Author Bio: Jessica is a freelance journalist who loves to cover technology news and the ways that technology makes life easier. She also blogs at FreshlyTechy.com. Check her out on Twitter @TechyJessy.