Five smart gadgets for your next business trip

From a super-durable charger to a pocket-sized projector, these portable tech marvels belong in your carry-on
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One of the keys to a successful business trip is to pack smart. Bring what you need, leave what you don't, and make sure everything is small and light. Your phone and laptop are likely at the top of your packing list, but you might want to consider making space for one or two other portable gadgets in your carry-on. Here’s some travel-oriented tech to help keep you productive and secure wherever your work takes you.

Nomad PowerPack | hellownomad.com

If you can’t stomach the possibility of being without power for your mobile devices, the Nomad PowerPack is the backup battery for you. Compatible with both iOS and Android devices, it stores enough juice to repower most phone batteries between two and three times, and it supports fast-charging technology. Bumbling hands? Not to worry: it has military-grade drop protection, allowing it to easily survive tumbles from chest height. Plus, its Bluetooth location-tracking via an app called Tile means you'll always know exactly where your PowerPack is.

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