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The best mobile gadgets, tech accessories for frequent fliers

ZDNet lists tech gadgets which can keep you connected, safe, and more comfortable on your travels.
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By Charlie Osborne, Contributor on
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Anker PowerCore

The Anker PowerCore 20100 is a reliable tech accessory for your travels. The 20100mAh battery can be used to charge a variety of mobile devices including smartphones and tablets and packs a punch for such a lightweight device.

Price: $41.99 (£27.99)

Via: Amazon UK | US

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Baubax 2.0

Available in different styles, the Baubax jacket range is a worthwhile investment for any seasoned traveler. The jacket has been designed with a selection of useful travel features, including an inbuilt neck pillow, eye mask, a charger pocket for mobile devices, and gloves.

Price: $Varies

Via: Baubax

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Philips adaptor kit

When you are constantly on the move, keeping the weight of your luggage down is a must. A way to slimline the array of wires and cables you may need is the Philips adaptor kit, which contains a retractable cable and five different connectors.

Price: $15.48

Via: Amazon US

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Tile Mate

Tile Mate is a small, lightweight Bluetooth tracker which could be a useful addition to your travels. You connect the tracker to your mobile device via an app to keep an eye on the whereabouts of the item you want to track, as well as "share" your tiles with others.

If you lose an item with the tile connected to it, then there is also an online community which may be able to reunite you with your missing property.

Price: $20+

Via: Tile Mate

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Trtl

The Trtl is a simple neck pillow which takes up far less space than more common and bulky alternatives. The pillow can be wrapped around your neck to provide support while you are in transit.

Price: $29.99 (£24.95)

Via: Amazon US | UK

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Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones

Frequent fliers will understand the need to cut out the constant noise of flights, and a good pair of headphones which allow you either to relax or work is a must-have.

The Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones are a pair to reach for, as while expensive, have excellent noise-canceling qualities and a good audio standard.

Price: $329.99 (£279.99)

Via: Amazon US | UK

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Addalock

When you fly frequently and stay in countless hotel rooms, sometimes a bit of extra security can go a long way -- especially when you are working and do not wish to be disturbed. The Addalock is a lightweight gadget which can be clicked into place on a door without any need for tools, ensuring your security.

Price: $21.95 (£21.95)

Via: Amazon US | UK

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NEWVANGA travel adaptor

A stable travel adaptor is a must for any frequent flier. One of particular note is the NEWVANGA travel adaptor, as it also contains an inbuilt surge protector which will keep your devices becoming damaged in the event of a power problem.

Price: $10.99 (£12.99 UK alternative)

Via: Amazon US

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Bagsmart cable organizer

If you need to take a variety of cables and plugs with you on your next trip, a way to keep everything in place is key. Consider the Bagsmart cable organizer, which can be used to tuck away cables, your smartphone, plugs, and more.

Price: $19.99 (£26.99)

Via: Amazon US | UK

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Monument collapsible water bottle

If you're on the move, a Monument collapsible water bottle can help keep you hydrated throughout the day without taking up too much space in your luggage.

Price: $12.97 (£14.95 UK alternative)

Via: Amazon US

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Photojojo universal smartphone lens kit

Mobile photography has become increasingly popular as our smartphone and tablet cameras have improved so much in the last few years. To take advantage of these mobile device features without the need to carry heavy, bulky lenses, the Photojojo universal smartphone lens kit is a great accessory kit.

The magnetic snap-on lens kit includes a Fisheye, telephoto, wide Angle, macro, and polarizing lenses.

Price: $Varies

Via: Photojojo

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Tarriss Jetsetter digital luggage scale

The Tarriss Jetsetter digital luggage scale is a handy travel accessory for making sure your luggage or carry-on does not breach airline rules. The lightweight device can be used to provide a digital weight reading before you fly.

Price: $12.97 (£8.90 UK alternative)

Via: Amazon US

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