There’s nothing better than spending the dog days of summer relaxing on the beach. Here are ten gadgets to be sure to have in the beach bag.
At nearly 54-square feet, the WowTowel allows sun lovers and the sun conscious to co-exist. It boasts an umbrella flap in the center of the blanket and each corner has pockets to hold gadgets. The company donates a percentage of each sale to helping other entrepreneurs.
Retail Price: $69.95
Never get stuck without “juice” again. The Juice Bag sports a flexible solar film and a standard universal car electrical socket so you can charge any device right from the bag--just as if you were in your car.
Retail Price: $249.99
Keep you iPhone 3G charged when on the go with this solar cradle that charges the device directly from the sun or from the on-board battery. And don’t worry, it won’t interfere with connecting to your computer for iTunes.
Retail Price: $69.99
When you want to blast your tunes look to these waterproof, shatterproof, floating speakers for your iPod video, Nano, or Mini and share your music anywhere you go.
Retail Price: $27.99-$72.00
Sandproof, waterproof, shockproof, take this 12.1 megapixel adventure camera with you anywhere, even to shoot HD video in up to 20 feet of water.
Retail Price: $299.95
Who says you can’t have it all….in your sunglasses? Accessorize your beach attire with this combination of designer sunglasses, wireless stereo headphones and Bluetooth phone headset. The ear buds retract when not in use turning the system off and feature STEP Labs highest-grade wind and noise reduction technology.
Retail Price: $199.99
No need to carry a portable UV monitor or second guess your sun exposure as this fashionable swim wear lets you know the UV levels around you. As the beads grow deeper in color, the higher the level of UV protection is needed.
Retail Price: $99.99
Perfect for a long day or overnight at the beach, these tough coolers will hold between 70 and 160 cans and the two inches of environmentally friendly insulation is rated to keep ice for up five days. The carry handles and wheels make it easier to take your cool with you.
Retail Price: $94.99 - $144.99
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This series of watertight containers will keep the important stuff dry—the containers can hold everything from car keys, to cameras and Blackberries. They’re crushproof and float and can handle being submerged up to 100 feet.
Retail Price: $11.49 - $30.95
The rugged and water resistant case contains a dock for your iPhone or iPod and a set of full range 8-watt RMS speakers all powered by a built-in solar charging panel.
Retail Price: $199.00
The hottest thing at the beach this summer may not be the sun.