Today’s smart technology goes way beyond smart phones and tablets. There are so many accessories to complement your sophisticated devices and to match the many personalities in your household. Whether you need to please the dedicated athlete of the family, the 24/7 gamer or the true music aficionado, today’s tech will rise to the challenge. To help narrow down the choices, here are some of our favorite smart accessories currently available from Verizon.
Sleek. Stylish. Timeless. For those who require the best in life, the Moto 360™ brings together timeless design with innovative technology. A true style statement, Moto 360’s refined craftsmanship features a stainless steel case, scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass, and your choice of a leather or metal band.
A personal assistant on your wrist, Moto 360 organizes your information, predicts what you need, when you need to see it, and shows it to you before you even ask. Like weather forecasts in the morning, or traffic updates before leaving for work.
You can also talk to your Moto 360! Ask “when is my next appointment?” or "how do I get to the library?" Also an activity tracker, the Moto 360 can monitor your steps, distance and heart rate along with the calories you burn. It even records your activity level and suggests goals based on your history.
For the fitness buff
It looks like a standard watch but don’t let its appearance fool you. The Fitbit Surge™ is a sleek fitness tracker in the form of a wrist watch that’s just the right companion to help you reach your health and fitness goals. Using integrated GPS and automatic, wrist-based heart rate tracking, Surge provides real-time workout stats like pace, distance, calories burned, heart rate intensity and target zones to make the most of your training.
Contoured for comfortable all-day wear, the Surge keeps track of your steps, distance, calories burned, sleep and 24/7 heart rate trends for better fitness insights.
Sync the watch with the Fitbit app to view all the data in easy-to-understand visuals with Fitbit’s handy graphs and charts and participate in online fitness challenges with connected friends and family.
Although you’re in “the zone,” you can still stay connected via advanced smartwatch features like call and text notifications and music control.
For the parent
Keep track of the younger set with the GizmoPal™ by LG. A wearable for children ages 4 and up, GizmoPal is an easy way to stay connected with your child when they’re not in your care.
The kid-friendly device allows your child to call two registered numbers and receive calls from an additional two approved contacts with single-button ease.
You can also locate the GizmoPal on a map from your smartphone for added peace of mind. Available in blue or pink, the device is fun to wear, water resistant and durable.
For the gamer
Get your game on no matter where you are with the MOGA Ace™ Power for Android™ smartphones and tablets. The system comes with a state-of-the-art portable controller with S.M.R.T Lock™ technology to secure a phone, dual analog sticks, shoulder buttons and triggers, a D-pad and four action buttons.
It also has an ever-expanding library of games on the MOGA Pivot™ app. Just connect your Bluetooth-enabled tablet or smartphone and play away.
An added benefit: the portable controller even charges your iPhone® 5 during play.
For the rocker
Looking for a speaker to complement your favorite tunes? Electrify your jam sessions with the Ultimate Ears UE Megaboom®.
This cutting-edge speaker will have your music playing all around you as it blasts amazing 360-degree sound with deep, heart pounding bass.
Dual passive radiators, performance drivers and advanced digital signal processing come together perfectly to drive loud, rich, clear and balanced sound. And, when it’s time to amp it up, use the Double Up feature to add another UE MEGABOOM for twice the sound.
UE MEGABOOM is more than happy to go wherever you go. It has a fun grab ‘n’ go shape and weighs in at a light 1.93 pounds. Take it to the pool or even out in the rain, the UE MEGABOOM is also waterproof (IPX7) so a little bit of water is no big deal.