More Gadgets for Travelers
What’s New for Travelers? Folding Sunglasses, Portable EKG reader and more
Popticals are sunglasses that fold up into about half the size of a regular pair in a case. This is useful for when you’re tight on space in your back pack.
AliveCor Kardia Mobile ECG for Apple and Android devices is a tiny handheld EKG machine, you can use in combination with their iPhone app to measure your heartbeat and EKG level.
When you first download the app from the Apple App store, your first measurement is sent to their own cardiologists for a review. To measure EKG, you simply hold two fingers on two metal pads on the little device and you can see how your phone measures the heart rate. $99
Max Hartshorne has been the editor and publisher of GoNOMAD Travel in South Deerfield Mass since 2002. He worked for newspapers and other sales positions for 23 years until he finally got what he wanted, and became the editor at GoNOMAD. He travels regularly, enjoys publishing new writers, and watching his grandchildren grow up.