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Tech gadgets can be a valuable investment. From devices that can monitor your spending to ones that charge all of your devices, electronics can make the lives of busy professionals a whole lot easier. They can also be huge timesavers. Not all gadgets are created equal, however. The most effective devices are easy to use, portable and functional. Here are six gadgets that fulfill all of these criteri

Solpro Charger

Those on the go will love Solpro Charger. Unlike other chargers, this compact device can power various gadgets, including laptops, smartphones and tablets. This means that you will no longer have to carry a separate charger for each of your devices. Better still, Solpro is environmentally-friendly, as it sources energy directly from the sun.

Wocket Smart Wallet

If you are fed up with the number of cards in your wallet, you are not the only one. Wocket wallet makes managing your finances easier than ever by letting you store all your business and debit cards on a programmable Wocket card. Once all your data is stored on the device, you can select to use any of your cards whenever you want. The gadget can store up to 10,000 cards, including loyalty cards and voter cards, and is protected by biometric security protocols, which means that nobody can access it without a fingerprint confirmation.

Noise Canceling Headphones

Unwanted noise, such as noisy co-workers or even the hum of an air conditioner, can make focusing on a task pretty much impossible. This is when wearing noise canceling headphones can be a game changer. Designed to block out distractions, the headphones continuously measure external noise and cancel it with opposing sound waves.

Livescribe Echo Smartpen

Just like a traditional ball point pen, only better, Echo Smartpens not only let you jot down notes but also transfer them to an Echo desktop. Unlike normal pens, they can also capture audio. This is an amazing innovation for professionals who don’t want to carry a stack of notes and files around. Some smartpen models even feature Bluetooth connectivity.

ZUtA Labs Pocket Printer

Ideal for entrepreneurs who travel frequently, this tiny pocket printer (it literally fits in the palm of your hand) can help you transform your digital documents into hard copy anytime and anywhere. The robotic printer is powered by batteries so it is ultra portable. Simply connect it to your smartphone or laptop, and print your documents out on any size paper.

Lockitron

Those with a lot on their mind will appreciate Lockitron, a gadget that lets you lock and unlock your office—or home—without the use of keys. Once you install the smart lock on your door, it can be operated via your smartphone. The device can detect your smartphone, automatically locking the door when you are in range and unlocking it when you are back in close proximity.