If you’re headed to the beach this summer, that doesn’t mean you need to leave your favorite gadgets behind. There are quite a few great electronics you can take with you that are bound to make your beach experience a little better next time you hit the sand.
Amazon Kindle – $189
The Kindle is an e-reader sold by Amazon, which has a special screen designed to look and read just like traditional paper. Unlike the iPad, the Kindle screen can be read in direct sunlight, with no glare. The reader can hold up to 1,500 books in its library, so you can read a couple of different books without having to tote them all along with you. If you run out of reading material the Kindle has 3G connectivity, so it can download a new title for you in less than 60 seconds. The battery life of the Kindle is also one to two weeks, so you can camp out in your lounge chair all day long without having to worry about running out of juice.
Sanyo Xacti VPC-WH1 High-Definition Waterproof Camcorder – $350
Beaches are traditionally not the place for you to bring your favorite camcorder or camera. A drop of moisture is often the kiss of death for these devices, but not for Sanyo’s VPC-WH1 which is waterproof up to 10 feet. The camcorder records high-definition video, has a substantial 30x optical zoom, and can also capture 2-megapixel digital photos, so you can leave your traditional camera at home. The camera also saves video and pictures onto SD/SDHC memory cards, so you don’t have to worry about toting around extra tapes.
MP3 player and iMainGo Portable Speakers – $40
What would a day at the beach be without some tunes? An MP3 can be an excellent choice for holding all of your favorite tunes, and the iMainGo portable speakers can allow you to share that music with all your friends. The compact speaker system will fit easily into a beach bag, has a battery life of up to 30 hours ,and is compatible with an assortment of different MP3 players. The player also has a built-in protective holder for the iPod, iPod Touch, and Zune so you can keep it save while you’re enjoying the waves.
FreeCharger – $49.99
Keep all your gadgets running throughout the day with the FreeLoader Solar charger. The charger uses the power of the sun to provide electricity to any devices that might be plugged into it. While the charger won’t work for larger electronics such as your laptop, it is compatible with the Nintendo DS, iPods, most mobile phones, and any other device that can also be powered through USB.
Koolatron 12V Cooler – $79.99-$160.00
Keep your drinks cold all day long with a Koolatron cooler. The coolers plug into the cigarette lighter in your car, and will cool your beverages just like they were stored in the fridge at home.
What electronics do you take with you when you hit the beach? If you need more recommendation about the gadgets that can handle dust and water you have tldevtech.com. There is a complete list of waterproof and dust proof gadgets that are really handy as you head for the beach.