With all the gadgets out there, how do you know which ones will really make your life easier? In each episode of Technically Speaking, tech expert Andru Edwards highlights his top tech picks in three categories: speed, choice and control. Here are his picks this episode:
Speed: Samsung Portable SSD T3
What it is: Fast and compact external hard drive
Available at: www.samsung.com
This little gadget is setting the standard for speed when it comes to external hard drives. For the size of a business card, this compact device holds up to two terabytes of data and can reduce downtime with super-fast read and write speeds of up to 450 megabytes per second. That’s up to four times faster than traditional external hard drives!
Choice: Buckshot Pro
What it is: 3-in-1 portable Bluetooth speaker, charger and flashlight
Available at: www.outdoortechnology.com
The Buckshot Pro by Outdoor Tech is a portable speaker that wirelessly connects to any Bluetooth-enabled device. You have three choices on how to use this gadget: as a speaker, a USB power bank or a flashlight. It is water, shock and dirt resistant making it great for the beach, camping or while you are on a business trip.
Control: Luminette Wearable Light Therapy Glasses
What it is: Light Technology to improve your mood and regulate sleep
Available at: www.myluminette.com
Traveling can make you feel out of control. Luminette Wearable Light Therapy Glasses might help you regain it. Wear them like a normal pair of glasses and carry on with your morning routine. The light technology simulates the effects of sunlight and activates your body’s positive response to light. In just about 30 minutes, they may help improve your mood, combat insomnia and even battle jet lag.