Everyday problems such as losing your keys or getting caught in the rain without an umbrella can happen to anyone. Fortunately, there are tech tools for that.
We are immersed in an age of technology. While not everyone can afford the latest smartphone or a virtual reality system, there are plenty of inexpensive gadgets and apps out there that you can use to solve your everyday problems.
Here’s a list of some of the ones that are easy to learn and use, and can improve your daily life.
1. Tile Mate
Tired of losing your keys? Tile Mate can help. This gadget is a cool way to keep track of stuff, and not just your keys.
Simply loop it on to your keychain or whatever you want to keep note of and Tile Mate will transmit its location to an app on your smartphone. If you can’t find your gear ask your phone to get Tile Mate to ring and you’ll soon find your keys between the sofa cushions.
2. My Clock Free
Ditch that screaming alarm clock that stresses you out every morning and switch to this user-friendly app. Apalon’s My Clock will raise you gently from your slumber by playing soothing sounds or your favorite music.
It can also help you drift off to sleep at night with pre-recorded white noise or the gentle tunes of your choice.
3. Smart Charger
Here’s a handy device that you want to keep in your car at all times. Nonda Zus smart car charger plugs directly into your car lighter port and has two USB ports so you can charge both your devices at the same time.
It’s also really handy if you’re traveling with a friend and they need to charge at the same time. It comes with a free companion app that will locate your car for you.
4. Google Chromecast
Turn your not-so-smart TV into a smarter one with Google’s Chromecast. The small device plugs into one of your TV’s HDMI ports and connects to your Wi-Fi network.
It will give you instant access to a wide range of entertainment apps including Hulu, HBO Go and Netflix, thousands of apps and over 30 million songs and radio stations. It also lets you stream your Android phone to your TV.
5. FIXD Car Health Monitor
This little device could save you lots of money of your car health is not up to par and you want to know what’s wrong with it without paying a hefty garage bill. The monitor plugs into your vehicle’s OBD-II port where it will connect with our car’s onboard computer.
It will then transmit information to an app on your phone. It will make a diagnostic check on your ABS lights, check engine lights, airbag and maintenance. It’s compatible with any car.
6. Dual USB Wall Charger
For when you need to charge more than one device at the same time, the Anker Dual USB Wall Charger is just the thing. It will charge fast and efficiently and it’s travel-friendly so you can take it anywhere, even overseas.
Enjoy these gadgets. Before long you’ll wonder how you ever managed to solve your everyday problems without them.