Smart Gadgets for Summer

It is officially summer here in Southern California and I am ready to get outside!  From camping and hiking, to beach picnics and barbecues, I can’t get enough vitamin D in my system.  And along with the outdoor activities, summer brings with it some fun gadgets too.

Whether it is water-resistant, solar powered or just a useful item to keep you cool during the summer heat, there really is some fun technology to enjoy during the summer months.  I’ve rounded up a couple of my favorite below, and even throw in a few apps that may be of use to you this summer.

Are their any fun gadgets you like to use/bring on your summer journeys? Share your favorites in the comments!

If you are hitting the road or just staying active outdoors this summer, check out some of these great items.

1. bike ipad case, $180
2. camera, $89
3. solar charger, $79.99
4. waterproof ipod case and speakers, $41
5. jambox, $199.99


If your planning some great barbecues and parties, these summer gadgets are a must.
1. Terra Cotta Oven, $1,900
2. wine chiller, $49.95
3. lantern, $40
4. fan, $332.22
5. candle, $89.99

These apps will have you hiking, hitting the beach and staying protected all summer long.


With more than 5,300 hundred beach locations in North America to choose from, this app will get you to the beach this summer no matter where you are!  It even helps you choose the best ones with the user-generated rating system.


Not only does it help you find a park anywhere in the US, it also helps you find recreational areas based on the activity you want to do.  Looking to do some bird watching or go caving, Oh Ranger! can help you do it!


We may lose track of our actual time in the sun as we lay out, enjoy outdoor activities or just barbecue with friends, but it is always important to keep yourself protected.  This incredible app will help determine the UV index in your area and keep you area of your daily sun exposure.
Now get outside and have some summer fun!
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