The latest in wearable and portable tech gadgets can help you stay connected
We all know that staying glued to our phones is terrible for us, but the simple fact is that life moves fast and staying connected is key. Thankfully, a host of new technologies is ensuring it’s easier than ever to keep in touch without being unsociable. From more accessible emailing to cellular-enabled watches, here’s the kit you want.
Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular, AED2,129, Carrefour, visit City Centre Fujairah
While the Apple Watch has been around for a while, the addition of GPS + Cellular technology on the series 5 is proving a game-changer. Bringing the ability to send text messages and receive calls without the presence of an iPhone, it’ll allow you to keep on top of anything urgent but still, leave your phone at home.
Huawei Wireless Charger CP60, AED249, Carrefour, visit City Centre Fujairah
Maintaining charge in a multitude of devices throughout the day can be a pain, particularly when it means lugging a selection of different cables and adaptors around. This Huawei wireless device will adapt its output to charge all manner of devices, and even works through your phone’s case to add further ease to proceedings. The silicone coating prevents devices from slipping, and tests have shown it works up to a third faster than traditional wired chargers.
Lenovo Laptop Ideapad i5/8GB, AED2,699, Emax, visit City Centre Fujairah
Finding a laptop that’s portable but powerful isn’t as easy as one might think, but the Lenovo Ideapad is a favourite with good reason. With 8GB processing and a starting weight of just 1.85kg, it’s well suited to those who travel a lot, while the narrow bezel and flexible screen range ensure optimal display view wherever you are and whatever you’re using it for.
Want a device for both work and play? With rapid response, crystal-clear Dolby Audio and an HD anti-glare screen, it’s great for streaming and video chatting too.