With Memorial Day behind us, summer has (un)officially begun. For most of us, that means more time outside, long summer nights, and fun with friends near the water.
And while summertime can be the perfect opportunity to disconnect from gadgets and screens, no doubt you will be using technology at some point to help immortalize your memories.
Thankfully, the internet has some amazing new tech that can actually help you make the most of your summer. Whether you’re capturing moments by the pool, staying up late for a movie night, or just getting more active outside, you don’t need to leave the tech behind. Check out our top 9 best summer gadgets that might help bring new life to your summer season.
1. JBL Clip 2 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker – $39.95
No summer is complete without at least one pool party, cookout or picnic with friends. And one of the best ways to enhance the experience is blaring some of your favorite tunes. The JBL Clip 2 hooks to almost anything, from a string of outdoor lights to the roll bar of a Jeep. The speaker is waterproof, so it’s perfect for poolside play or even a ride on a speedboat. The speaker includes a mic for speakerphone calls, so you can keep the conversation going while you cook, as well as an integrated 3.5mm audio cable to directly connect to your home stereo or phone.