Top 15 Business Travel Gadgets

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There’s no more challenging situation for mobile technology than a business trip. As tech journalists, trade shows like Mobile World Congress and Computex are our playoffs and CES is the Superbowl. Your big game for business might be a sales trip, a conference or a visit to the West Coast office. Whatever the occasion, you need to stay connected and productive in the airplane, the hotel, the convention center and everywhere in-between.

Here are our 15 favorite travel gadgets to help make your business trip more productive.

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Avram Piltch
Avram Piltch, LAPTOP Online Editorial Director
The official Geeks Geek, as his weekly column is titled, Avram Piltch has guided the editorial and production of Laptopmag.com since 2007. With his technical knowledge and passion for testing, Avram programmed several of LAPTOP's real-world benchmarks, including the LAPTOP Battery Test. He holds a master’s degree in English from NYU.
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  • Karlos Says:

    I'd personally like to see more of the waterproof, weatherproof kind of gadgets (the Sony Android tablet one was exciting, too bad someone screwed up the waterproofing part). Kind of hard to work on the beach when you've got flying sand getting into the nooks and crannies of your computer to worry about!

  • Alex Says:

    CES? C'mon, man! "As tech journalists . . . CES is the Superbowl." Anyone who is interested in computer technology and does not somehow simultaneously live in a cave, cut off from all news of current events, would have to know that CES is the Consumer Electronics Show, on of the larget Trade Shows of any kind, and certainly THE big event in Consumer Electronics each year.

  • Jim Shaffer Says:

    What is CES? A store? Where? No reference as to what it is....

  • Sam Says:

    Thank you for posting on these great gadgets, Avram! I travel all over the world for my job at DISH, and I am always looking for any gadgets or apps that might make my life a little easier. I think I might be picking up one of those Monster Travel outlets, and a pair of those DBEST speakers before my next trip. Now my favorite travel gadget is one that actually stays home connected to my DISH Hopper DVR. It’s a DISH Sling Adapter, and I can use it to stream live TV or DVR recordings from my Hopper to my phone over the internet. I have stayed in some hotels that don’t offer many channels or movies, but that isn’t a problem now that I can carry all of mine with me.

  • Alberto Brown Says:

    A good smartphone comes first.

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