It’s that time of year again—March Break is here and many people are traveling abroad for vacation. Here are my five tech gadgets to help you stay connected to your loved ones no matter where you are.
This camera has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, and will allow you connect to your hotel’s Wi-Fi network and upload photos to your favourite online social networks like Facebook and Twitter.
This is a mountable, full high-definition video camera that’ll record hours of footage for upload to friends and family. Whether you are skydiving or skiing, you can mount the camera on your helmet, chest, or even on the side of a car, and record footage using the built-in wide-angle lens—great for people with an active lifestyle.
If you are traveling abroad for any length of time, chance are you want to make sure your home and the contents in it are safe and secure. This camera from Philips is wireless, and paired with an app on your smartphone, you can check in on your house no matter where you are.
BlackBerry, known for their BBM service, will help you cut down on long distance calling bills when you are traveling abroad. BBM’s new feature, BBM Voice, will allow you to make free calls to other BlackBerry users using this service—all using the wireless connection in your hotel or Internet café.
Avocado app for iOS and Android:
If you decide to go on a girls-only vacation trip and leave your partner at home, this app will keep you connected at all times. This free couples-only app gives you the capability to send messages and photos, and even allows you to do things like virtually kiss and hug your partner all the way from another continent.
Products courtesy of Future Shop