Ah, springtime. The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and new gadgetry abounds! Yep, it seems that every season, there’s a new crop of travel-friendly gadgets to discover. Check out some of our favourites for Spring 2014.
The world’s first instant, high dynamic range (HDR) time-lapse video camera (pictured above, with lens options), this new all-in-one “toy” lets you create cool time-lapse videos at the push of a button.
This Toronto-based start-up has developed a micro-thin sticker that attaches to the SIM card of any unlocked mobile phone. When travelling abroad, it automatically connects you to a local wireless carrier, ensuring reduced roaming rates in more than 220 countries.
Toss this portable wireless speaker into your backpack and take it anywhere. Offering impressive full-range sound, the GiG also comes complete with international power adapters and a built-in, rechargeable lithium-ion battery that provides 12 hours of play time.
Compatible with just about any USB device, this lightweight, portable solar-powered USB charger is eco-friendly and works in low-light situations. It’s also built to military standards, which means it’s resistant to water, dust and temperature.
Just stick your waterproof, stamp-size adhesive Tile onto any important item: laptop, wallet, keys, guitar, bike—whatever you want to keep track of. Using
the free iPhone app, you can pinpoint that item’s location if it becomes lost.