Best way to travel with your computer – Computer Travel Tips

Traveling with your computer can be a drag if you don’t have the right supplies.  As spring approaches, well, at least mentally, while the snow still falls, you might be planning a winter get-away.  If so, you should check out the gadget checklist below to make sure you have the Mac or PC must-haves when traveling.

Extra power:

  • Apple MagSafe Airline Adapter – Connect your Mac charger at 40,000 feet so you don’t run out of power on the plane.  It’s just $50.
  • Belkin mini-surge protector – Add more wall power outlets in your hotel with this 3-outlet + 2 USB charger ports.  You can charge your blackberry or iPhone while also charging your laptops.  This is so much more convenient – all in one wall outlet versus struggling to play scavenger hunt with all of your hotel outlets.  Only $25.
  • Universal Travel Adapter – If traveling internationally, be sure to purchase this $10 slim-line travel adapter.

Nice-to-have USB items:

  • Keyboard light – Plug in a usb-light so you see your keys or not disturb your travel partner by turning on the room light.  Just $10.
  • Mini speakers – Enjoy better sound than your laptop supplies with these iHome USB speakers.  $50.
  • Humidifier – Feel dry on the flight or in the room.  Plug in this USB-humidifer.

Having the right supplies for your Mac or PC will give your computer enlightenment..  If you’d like some more tech support tips for traveling, feel free to contact one of our computer experts.

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