David Novak, The Gadget Guy
With beach trips, barbecues, and pool parties, many consider Memorial Day as the unofficial kickoff to summer. It is important then that you are equipped with all of the gadgets and tools you need to have non-stop fun! Whether you intend to spend this holiday weekend with your family or friends, there are many ways that you can celebrate the high-tech way. These are some of the best gadgets you need for a fun-filled Memorial Day weekend!
Pelican’s wheeled coolers - the Pelican 45-quart 45SW Elite ($379.95) and 55-quart 55QT Tailgater ($429.95) - are the best way to enjoy all your favorite food and drink, whether camping, tailgating, or grilling at home. The built-in bottle opener is a fan favorite and the press & play latches help maintain Pelican coolers’ extreme ice retention up to 10 days. Finally, the heavy-duty wheels ensure mom and dad will be lettin’ the good times roll. pelican.com.
Change the way you take on the waters on the Awake RÄVIK Electric Carbon Fiber Surfboard. Thanks to its carbon fiber body, the RÄVIK easily achieves high speeds. In fact, this powerful board can reach a top speed of 56 KPH, and can accelerate from 0 to 50 KPH in just four seconds. Using an lithium-ion cell batter for power, you can get up to 40 minutes of mixed riding on a single charge. awakeboards.com
Take your music anywhere with the JBL GO 2 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Complete with an IPX7 waterproof design, you can use the speaker by the pool, at the beach, or even right in the water. Stream for up to 5-hours, or use the GO 2 to provide a clear calling experience thanks to its noise-cancelling speakerphone. $40. jbl.com.
Enjoy all of your favorite flavors right at home with the Wim Instant Frozen Yogurt Device. Working with the included pods, this device gives you ultra tasty dessert in less than ten minutes. Simply open the pod, add milk, and load the pod of your choice into the machine. With a press of a button, Wim begins to mix and stir as it freezes your tasty treat. With 30% less sugar than shop-bought, the Wim frozen yogurt is as delicious as it is easy to make. $300. wimyogurt.com.
Let your kids explore the ocean with the Yamaha Explorer Seascooter Electric Underwater Scooter. You can cruise at speeds up to 2.5 miles per hour. Additionally, it has a depth rating of 30 feet, making it suitable for shallow dives and observing fish. Weighing in at just 11.5 pounds, the Yamaha Explorer Seascooter is easy to maneuver, and has a ton of built-in safety features. $300. yamahaseascooters.com