Making Life A Littler Easier: Best Tech Gadgets For New Yorkers

August 22, 2016 5:50 AM

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The constant on-the-go New Yorker understands the importance of not wasting time on typical daily tasks. From searching for lost keys to taking the perfect selfie, there are countless gadgets that are making New Yorkers’ lives easier and even freeing up time for other important things.

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Amazon Dash Button

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Buying items is just a dash away with the Amazon’s new Dash Button. Numerous companies partnered with the retail giant, including Mentos. Fresh breath lovers will fall in the love with the easy to use device that is connected to their Amazon account. Whenever people are running low on their favorite Mentos product, they can just press the button — which uses Wi-Fi — and their previous order is automatically reordered and on the way to their doorstep. With the Dash Button, shopping has never been easier.

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LuMee

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Instead wasting time trying to take the perfect selfie, LuMee is the solution to that issue. The original illuminated cell phone case, LuMee was invented by professional photographer Allan Shoemake and has attracted top celebrities. Not only was it selected as one of Oprah’s favorite things, but selfie queen Kim Kardashian is a fan and has even designed some of the new cases. Available in various colors, the new designs, include black marble, white marble, gloss and an American flag pattern. Get ready for your close up, New Yorkers.

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Tile

One of the most frustrating things that anyone can face is searching for misplaced keys, cell phones and wallets. Tile allows people to find their missing items quickly and without the stressful search. The tiny Bluetooth tracker can be placed on key rings, wallets and other frequently lost items. People can access the Tile app when looking for an item and a Bluetooth track will play a loud tune until the items is found.

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Leef iBridge

Everyone was seen the dreaded “storage full” message on their iPhone or iPad just as they were getting ready to snap a photo or video. The Leef iBridge offers a helpful solution that easily expands mobile storage capacity so people never have to worry about running out of space, or quickly deleting memories to make room for more. Plugging into an iPhone, iPad or Android device, the device uses a mobile memory app that transfer data to the bridge. iBridge is available in different capacity sizes that range from 16GB to 256GB. Those dreaded messages will never be seen again.

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6 Pack Bags

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Style, convenience and fitness all blend together to create the 6 Pack Fitness Bag. The insulated bags not only have the ability to carry healthy meals, but it also has space to hold a laptop and other daily necessities. Ideal for the active New Yorker, their premium bags come in various styles, including purses, duffels and briefcases. These bags help people stay on track of their diets and healthy eating habits, since people do not have to stop at a restaurant for a quick meal. Instead, they can stop in park and enjoy a healthy bite that they prepared, and afterwards take out their laptop and finish some work.

John Friia is a freelance journalist and native New Yorker writing about food, drinks and lifestyle. You can follow his adventures on Instagram.

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