Your Smartphone’s New Best Friend: Wearable Technology and Gadget Life Hacks

Your smartphone has been lonely for years, but that’s all about to change. In the last few years, wearable technology and smartphone-integrated gadgets have really taken off. These innovations in tech are none other than the life hacks that are going to make all the difference. You thought you had things good before, but you didn’t know just what you were missing out on.

Our lives are so involved around our smartphones that we will drive all the way back home to retrieve it if we end up somewhere without it. It’s no question that these gadgets are indispensable. We’re lucky enough that a number of startups have realized how powerful smartphones are and have created devices to amplify their power.

Just when will you use these gadget life hacks?

On the Go

Image Credit: Ashley Chloe

Image Credit: Ashley Chloe

There might be nothing worse than messing with your headphones on the go. They get tangled in your bag, they get lost among your stuffed backpack, and you’ll never forget that time when you flat out forgot them. They are a travel must-have and yet they are incredibly annoying to travel with.

Ashley Chloe solves these problems with the Helix Cuff. This hearables innovation stores Bluetooth headphones in an attractive cuff for the ultimate on-the-go storage solution. The Helix Cuff fits in with your lifestyle. You’ve always got things going on and with the Helix Cuff, you’ll be prepared to enjoy yourself wherever you go. Ashley Chloe’s Helix Cuff is equipped with drool-worthy sound tech. With aptX  technology, you’ll get the stereo quality sound you crave. Plus, the headphones’ noise-cancellation feature will always come in handy on a crowded plane. This wearable technology gadget single-handedly solves all your headphone problems. That’s one life hack we can really get on board with.

Catching a Moment

Image Credit: Matter and Form

Image Credit: Matter and Form

Sometimes your smartphone’s camera just doesn’t cut it. What about those times when you want to create a really special memory? If you’ve got a flair for the creative, you’ll want a smartphone camera upgrade like nothing you’ve seen before.

Image Credit: Matter and Form

Image Credit: Matter and Form

If so, Bevel is your new partner in crime. The 2.5 inch device turns your smartphone into a 3D camera. The tiny attachment can capture real 3D photographs on any smartphone or tablet. Using an eye-safe laser light and your smartphone’s camera, the device creates images in an entirely new dimension. Matter and Form Inc., the creators behind Bevel, believe that when we communicate with ordinary 2D photographs, we’re never telling the whole story. Bevel does more than just create an illusion of 3D like other devices. This amazing gadget uses genuine 3D photography that you can even use for 3D printing. Create one-of-a-kind 3D photographs with Bevel and amplify your smartphone’s camera capabilities.

Getting Fit

Image Credit: Tangram Factory

Image Credit: Tangram Factory

Tangram’s Smart Rope takes fitness technology to a whole new level. Ever felt like fitness trackers just weren’t enough? Forget relying on your own rep-counting abilities. There is so much more to the Smart Rope than you could have ever guessed.

This classic exercise tool has taken a whole new turn with the Smart Rope. With each jump, Smart Rope displays jump data right before your eyes using LED lights inside the rope. You can see your rep count, calorie count, and interval-training goals in mid-air during your workout. Tangram has created a truly immersive workout experience that’s exciting and helpful. Connected with the SmartGym app, jumps counted and workout times are broadcasted to the app for tracking and monitoring, while BMI data and workout goals entered into the app are broadcasted to Smart Rope to craft your custom workout. Get in the zone and up your fitness game with the Smart Rope and its companion app.

Any smart gadgets we left out that you’re crazy about or innovations that you can’t wait to happen? Let us know in the comments.

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