With winter on its way out, many will abscond from the sky-scraping confines of Manhattan to seek a dose of summertime adventure. Whether you’re hitting the beach, hiking the hills or sailing away, there are a few pieces of new, must-have travel tech to toss in your weekend bag. Here are Downtown‘s favorites:
Tiwal 3 Packable Sailboat
If you’re hitting the water, what better than a modular sailboat to cruise around in? The Tiwal 3 packable sailboat can be broken down to fit in two bags that can easily fit in your vehicle. Born as the passion project of an industrial designer, this versatile watercraft can fit 2 adults or 1 adult and 2 children.
DJI Osmo Mobile 2
You’ve probably developed a knack for dodging selfie sticks from the Big Apple’s resident tourism, but they can certainly come in handy for capturing memories and action shots from your latest travels. The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is no run-of-the-mill selfie stick, this advanced travel tech uses stabilization technology to bring your videos and tracking photos a smooth feel and cut down on blurry smiles and retakes.
Philips Smart Sleep
Do you have trouble sleeping in any bed but your own? Get quality rest and be ready for action this summer with the help of the Philips Smart Sleep headset. This piece of travel tech improves your quality of sleep with proven audio stimulation via a series of sensors and deep-sleep inducing tones.
KikaGo Driving Assistant
Tired of unclear direction from your resident navigator? The voice-controlled KikaGo Driving Assistant App is available for Android devices and allows you precise control of messaging and navigation apps while keeping your attention on the road. To cut down on frustration, KikaGo also features a noise-canceling microphone for clear transmission.
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