Essential Gadgets For Road Warriors

Busy road warriors have to be able to make the most out of any situation they find themselves in.


Whether they’re waiting at the airport, on an airplane, or driving on the open road, road warriors need to be able to stay connected and on top of their game.

There are several options when it comes to gadgets, but here are the ones that every road warrior should have. 

The Mophie juice pack powerstation mini helps keep your phone charged while you’re on the go.

The last thing any business person wants is for their phone to die.

Mophie’s powerstation is super portable and provides your smartphone with more than twice its normal battery life. 

Price: $59.95

This HDMI pocket projector is great for an impromptu presentation.

Brookstone’s HDMI Pocket Projector makes it possible to have a “big screen” experience with just about anything. You can use it to project things like presentations, movies, videos, and games.

It’s compatible with most smartphones, tablets, and computers, and has dual built-in speakers for optimal sound. It is also incredibly light, weighing only half a pound, and can easily fit in your pocket. 

Price: $299

TrakDot tracks your luggage when airports can’t.

TrakDot tracks your luggage when airports can't.

There’s nothing more frustrating than when an airline loses your luggage. Since airlines can’t seem to figure out a way to entirely prevent that from happening, TrakDot constantly monitors your luggage to give you some peace of mind. 

Price: $49.95 plus $13/year for the service

Visioneer RoadWarrior 2 mobile scanner is super portable and is powered through any USB port.

This portable scanner scans, crops, straightens, and enhances things like documents, business cards, and receipts.

Its searchable PDF feature also makes it super easy to locate information within a file. 

Price: $159.

Logitech’s Anywhere Mouse MX has been touted by GDGT as the best travel mouse ever.

Logitech's Anywhere Mouse MX has been touted by GDGT as the best travel mouse ever.


Sometimes it can be a bit rough to work for extended periods of time without a mouse, especially if you’re using spreadsheets.

Logitech’s Anywhere Mouse MX can be used on essentially any surface, and features seven programmable buttons for power users. It’s also super portable and comfortable to use. 

Check out GDGT’s review of it here.

Price: $64.79

Jabra’s Halo2 Bluetooth headset has amazing sound quality and noise reduction technology.

If your rental car didn’t come with hands-free technology built in, the Jabro Halo2 Bluetooth headset will come in handy.

It will also help ensure you don’t receive a ticket for driving while on the phone, depending on which state you’re in.

Price: $72.99

Offlane makes it possible to stay up to date with news while you’re offline.

Even though it’s not a gadget, this upcoming app sounds pretty promising.

It lets you sync thousands of articles to your iPad for future access anywhere and anytime.

Price: TBD


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