Forrester Research? The largest annual survey of Americans? The adoption of technology reveals that 73 percent of the 37,000 respondents say that the mobile phone is the electronic device they use the most. Forrester report highlights continued increase in mobile activities. For example, 23 percent of Americans ages 18 to 44 have a smartphone. Both Generation Y and Generation X consumers are the most likely to have smartphones and unlimited data plans, providing the tools needed to lead the adoption of mobile Internet, according to Forrester.
The Ekster Parliament is an intelligent foldable wallet with RFID coating (to protect it against identity theft) and a patented mechanism that ejects cards from its aluminum storage pocket with the push of a button. It has space for at least 10 cards, as well as a strap for carrying cash and receipts. Ekster has created the wallet with high quality leather that comes in a multitude of colors. An optional Bluetooth tracker is also available for the wallet, this ultra-thin device has a maximum range of 200 feet and works with light, so it never needs a battery.
The D03 Dapper folding wallet from Dango Products is an everyday accessory that effortlessly combines modern design, exceptional craftsmanship and perfect ease of use. Made of machined aluminum, waterproof DTEX and genuine leather (in black or brown), the D03 wallet has space for up to 14 cards and cash. This minimalist wallet from Raptic is more feature-packed than its compact size suggests. In addition to space for a quartet of cards and an AirTag holder, the EDC accessory has a removable 8-in-1 multitool.
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Optional mobile network connectivity is available again. You can personalize the watch with a wide selection of straps and cases. This impulse-bought car charger has a 65-watt USB-C port, which can power most laptops. It also incorporates a USB-A charging connector with a maximum output power of 18 watts, allowing users to charge other devices quickly.
Powered by Apple's M1 chip, the latest iPad Air is the best large screen tablet for most consumers. It's sleek, more powerful than most laptops, and when equipped with Apple Pencil and Magic Keyboard, it's also more versatile. When it comes to sound, the SoundLink Flex offers an exclusive Bose experience with excellent quality. Up to 12 hours of battery life, a USB-C charging connector and a practical fabric tie summarize its key features.
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With a maximum output power of 65 watts, the device is also fast. Anker backs the product with an 18-month warranty. A cheaper and equally powerful Anker 726 charger with two USB-C ports is also available. The Leatherman Bond multi-tool is elegant, superbly constructed and reasonably priced.
Its 14 built-in tools include pliers, a small 2.9-inch blade, scissors and some screwdrivers, among others. The tablet has a crisp 10.5-inch screen and a quartet of built-in stereo speakers. You can order the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite with up to 128 GB of expandable storage in colors gray, gold or silver. The Incipio Organicore case will protect your AirPods and the environment alike.
The accessory is made of an environmentally friendly plant-based material that is 100% compostable. The product's battery has a capacity of 10,000 mAh, so it can fully charge any iPhone and has a lot of power left over for other devices. The iPhone 13 mini is, like its predecessor, the best compact smartphone to date. It has the same design, durability, industry-winning performance and excellent camera setup as the larger iPhone 13, but, thanks to the 5.4-inch Super Retina display, it's easier to use with one hand.
Like all new iPhone 13 models, the mini is also compatible with MagSafe accessories. You can order the smartphone with up to 256 GB of storage in several cool colors. This Satechi aluminum base is a must-have for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 owners who use Apple's MagSafe charger to power their phones. The optional accessory has an elegant and durable aluminum exterior that is very pleasant to interact with.
It looks as if it were designed by Apple itself. GoPro's HERO10 Black is, as expected, an even better variant of the best action camera out there. It's compact, easy to operate (we like its front LCD screen), and it's packed with connectivity features. It allows you to capture super-sharp 5.3K videos and 23MP still images, and you can live stream your adventures in high resolution.
Most importantly, the device has best-in-class video stabilization technology. The HERO10 Black can be submerged up to 33 feet without a case. Like its predecessor, it is compatible with a robust selection of original and third-party accessories. You can pick up a Stow Lite case for a 13- or 16-inch MacBook with sage, slate and indigo finish.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 8 is without a doubt the best 2-in-1 PC today. The newcomer has a fresh design with thinner screen frames and countless hardware upgrades, such as a powerful processor, a larger screen with a high refresh rate and future-proof connectivity options, to name a few. Other key features of the Sonos Roam include intuitive controls, up to 10 hours of battery life and support for Qi wireless charging. The product is available in black, white, olive, dusk and wavy color options.
With a maximum capacity of 15 litres, the backpack has enough space for a 13-inch laptop (there is a specific cover) along with other everyday items. A larger 20-liter version with more space is also available. The Philips SmartSleep alarm light is designed to improve your mood in the morning with a more natural alarm. It comes with 5 different sunrise and sunset settings, as well as 10 different brightness settings if you also want to use your smart alarm clock as a reading light.
Coway's Coway Airmega 150 is our favorite HEPA air purifier for small spaces (up to 214 square feet). It has a minimalist design and a reliable air filtration configuration. The last mentioned part includes a HEPA and a deodorization filter, as well as a washable pre-filter for larger particles in the air. Available in a trio of colors (turtledove white, sage green and peony pink), the Airmega 150 has a compact size and intuitive controls.
Our favorite is a light indicator, which changes color depending on the air quality in the room. The Xtreme 3 can offer up to 15 hours of wireless music between battery charges, and can even charge your devices via an integrated USB port. You can order the speaker in black, blue or with a camouflage pattern. With a 60-watt USB-C output and a 20,000 mAh battery capacity, the product can reliably charge not only phones, but also tablets and laptops.
There is also a built-in full USB for charging additional devices. Nimble also offers a smaller and more affordable CHAMP battery pack with a capacity of 10,000 mAh and a lower power output. The Anker Soundcore 3 is deservedly one of our favorite mini Bluetooth speakers. Despite being impressively compact and lightweight (weighing much less than 1 pound), the device can offer legitimate stereo sound that can be infinitely customized through a mobile app.
Thanks to Apple's innovative M1 chip, the MacBook Air has more power and a much longer battery life than its predecessor, while retaining the same iconic design. Because the new chip doesn't need cooling fans, the laptop is as quiet as it is elegant. You can order the Q30 in black, blue or pink. Every pair of headphones comes with a stylish protective case, and Anker backs the product with an 18-month warranty.
Sony's SRS-XB13 mini Bluetooth speaker offers bass sound that defies its small size, thanks to the tech giant's ingenious EXTRA BASS technology. The product's 16-hour battery life is also impressive, especially considering how compact it is. The latest Apple TV 4K is the best streaming player out there. It supports UHD resolution and HDR10, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos standards for an even more immersive viewing experience.
You can play 4K movies from Apple TV+, Netflix and Amazon Prime, among many others. This compact photo printer from Fujifilm will create 1.8 x 2.4-inch printouts of your smartphone photos with impressive speed. Available in white, denim or pink, the Instax Mini Link can produce images in just 12 seconds with the brand's own instant film. Thanks to Bluetooth connectivity, the portable home speaker is also ideal for use anywhere.
It has the same cool design (and an adorable carrying handle) as the Bose SoundLink+ Revolve Bluetooth speaker. The speaker can last up to 12 hours between charges and uses a USB-C connector to recharge the battery. This minimalist wallet from Ridge is the size of a credit or ID card, making it as compact as it looks. This particular variant is made of colorful aluminum plates and elastic materials.
They allow it to expand to hold up to 12 cards, as well as some cash. As expected, the gaming mouse has customizable buttons and lighting (via a software package), as well as up to 100 hours of play between battery charges. The Sony Walkman NW-A105 MP3 player has excellent audio quality, first-class battery life (up to 26 hours between charges), expandable storage and convenient buttons to control audio playback. The Beats Flex are one of the best-performing wireless neckband headphones in its price range.
They have a lightweight and comfortable fit with practical controls, impressive audio quality and up to 12 hours of battery life with a USB-C connector for charging. You can order the buds in black, blue, yellow and gray. Thanks to Apple's W1 chip, the Flex headphones sync seamlessly with Apple devices that are linked to the same iCloud account. The product works well with Android phones.
There is a mobile application to quickly pair the headphones, as well as to monitor the battery status. The S1 Stealth Pocket from Dango Products will instantly transform most phone cases into replacements. It is designed to be securely attached to the back of the current cover using a high-strength adhesive that is tough but easy to remove if desired. You can even attach the S1 Stealth pocket to your phone without a case.
The JBL Quantum 100 wired gaming headset has a discreet design, a lightweight and comfortable fit, and a detachable microphone. The latter is ideal for in-game communications, as well as for making calls while working from home. Thanks to a duo of 40-millimeter audio drivers, the Quantum 100 headphones offer the legendary JBL sound with excellent quality. You can order the earplugs to be placed over the ears in black, white or blue.