Being a designer means keeping ahead of the game with new technology, whether it’s for work or a better lifestyle. CES 2016 has only just been and gone, so we’re keeping an eye out for all of the new innovations that we would want to own. The following tools are sure to become part of your wish list too!
The Hidrate Me Water Bottle is the solution for all those out there that get in the design zone and forget to take care of themselves. Dehydration sucks and this new water bottle tracks the amount that you drink and sends you a notification. Remember, a healthy mind and body makes you more creative!
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If you’re taking some downtime to relax with a few mobile games then the last thing you want is for your phone to run out of battery. Enjoying the mobile gaming experience with great bonuses can quickly come to an end when your phone dies and harnessing solar power could be the answer. Powertraveller Solarmonkey Portable Solar Charger can put power into anything that is charged via a USB cable, which covers almost every gadget. It’s not the only portable charger out there but it’s one of the few that can charge through solar power.
Some readers might have heard of Amazon Echo and this handy gadget is ever helpful for designers. If you’re busy with your hands, which most of us usually are, then you can just yell your question or request. Connect it to your Prime account and you have a jukebox that will respond to your command without the need to stop working on your current task.
Holographic and virtual items were something that we all wanted when we were younger. Now, you can transfer this feeling to every word you type with the Laser Projection Virtual Keyboard. It’s somewhat reminiscent of the hologram of Princess Leia from Star Ward but you can use it in your day to day work. It’s not always perfect though, as some surfaces can cause interference, but on the whole it’s a brilliant gadget that will make you feel like you’re really living in the future.