Tech Please: 8 New Tech-Friendly Gadgets

travel-friendly gadgets

These eight new gadgets are about to become your new best friends if you are constantly on the move.

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45

Choose from 30 beautiful digital dials displayed on this smartwatch’s OLED touch screen. Its versatile design lets you change everything from the strap and case to swapping in a high-end Swiss movement. tagheuer.com, from $1,550

JBL Flip 4

The fourth gen of this popular Bluetooth speaker is an even better travel companion thanks to a waterproof design, epic 12-hour battery life and the ability to pair with two phones simultaneously. Let the DJ battle commence. jbl.com, $100

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless

Bowers Wilkins Travel-friendly gadgetsThese luxe, high-fidelity cans come from British speaker experts Bowers & Wilkins. They’re not so much headphones as speakers on your ears, thanks to aptX Bluetooth for immersive tangle-free listening. bowers-wilkins.com, $400

     

PlanetTraveler Space Case 1

PlanetTraveler Travel-friendly gadgetsThis remarkable suitcase can weigh itself and boasts a biometric (fingerprint) lock, a proximity sensor, GPS tracking, a built-in phone charger and a Bluetooth speakerphone. planettravelerusa.com, $800

Netatmo Travel-Friendly gadgetsNetatmo Presence

Keep an intelligent eye on your home when you’re away. This outdoor security camera knows the difference between people, pets and cars, and sends you app alerts only if it spots something out of the ordinary. netatmo.com, $300

 

TrackR Pixel

Meet this affordable, crowd-sourced tracker you can attach to your wallet, luggage and more. Only 1 inch wide, the tracker runs on a long-lasting watch battery and has an LED light to help you find the item to which it’s affixed. thetrackr.com, $25

Instrumments 01

This pen-sized tool makes measurements easy and accurate. Roll its top along a line—whether on a drawing or an object—and the measurement is logged on its companion app. instrumments.com, $150

Tylt Smart Charger 3X

Use this as a regular wall charger, then slip it into your bag when you leave. Its built-in 6,700-megahertz battery can rejuice your phone up three times when you’re on the move. It’s available in lightning cable for iPhone and micro-USB for Android. tylt.com, $80