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Ring in the New Year with These Family-Friendly Travel Gadgets

by Angelique Platas

Jan 1, 2018

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Travel Tips

As a parent or guardian, you already have so much to pack bringing the kids along. Minimize the hassle and make space in your carry-on with these travel gadgets.

 

Leave your camera at home and add a Sony smartphone attachable camera lens to your device. The compact 4.45–44.5mm lens attaches to nearly any smartphone, allowing for 10 times closer zoom, upgrading your Android or iOS device. Lenses range $100–274 and come in white or black. Take near-professional-grade photos of the family while sightseeing or entrust the device to your photo-happy kids and have them play photographer on the trip.

 

As we all know, hotel WiFi can be spotty, usually just when you need to connect. Pack some back-up and bring along a HooToo wireless travel router. You and the kids can stream music, videos and photos on all your devices or convert wired networks into wireless with HooToo’s easy set-up. Use HooToo’s USB flash drive to free up space on your personal device and store photos while you travel. The HooToo can help you keep your favorite photos safe and save storage space on your devices for more.

travel backpack

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Pack everything up, recharge and travel safely with an anti-theft backpack. The organized and sleek backpack is water repellent with hidden zipper closures, securing your possessions stay inside your pack. Great for kids of all ages, the interior comes with organization slots for all of your tech and important travel items.

 

You can plug in your phone or important devices to the backpack’s USB charging port and charge up while you walk, bike and trek through the city streets. Stay safe and charged up while traveling and have peace of mind that your important documents, tech and everything in between are safely tucked into the backpack. The anti-theft backpack is $50 and comes in grey, pink, black and purple.

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