Technology can sometimes complicate your life and business—but more technology can also simplify them. Here are eight gadgets to streamline your business processes, enhance your device security, and facilitate your travels.
Avast’s Anti-Theft app lets you locate, lock, wipe, or sound an alarm on your lost or stolen Android phone through any other mobile or desktop device. Remotely listen from another device to determine the phone’s surroundings, access the phone’s history, or even send a customized message to the phone’s display, whether it is locked or not.
GoCo offers all-in-one HR, benefits, and payroll services specially designed for small businesses. All employee and contractor information, documents, and benefits are kept in one convenient place for you to access at any time, protected by bank-level encryption. And GoCo saves you time by syncing information across all systems, from HR to benefit carriers, so you only have to enter it once.
By the time you’re ready to hire, you’ve invested a lot. You can’t afford a bad background check experience to push top candidates out of your hiring pipeline—but costly delays, confusing legalese, and unanswered questions often do just that. GoodHire has reinvented the standard for employment screening. With speed and accuracy trusted by over 48,000 employers, technology for today’s workforce, and an award-winning candidate experience, GoodHire background checks are so fast and easy, they’re almost fun.
Satechi F3 Smart Monitor Stand
This monitor stand is the perfect companion for your computer, featuring 4 USB 3.0 ports for fast, efficient data transfer between your computer and camera, smartphone, music player, tablet, flash drive, or external hard drive. Conveniently placed audio ports allow you to connect headphones or speakers and a microphone in an instant. The F3 Smart Monitor Stand simplifies and organizes your desk with style.
You don’t have to give up your espresso when you’re far from home. Minipresso lets you prepare amazing shots with quality close to that of a traditional machine, no matter where you are. Choose between the Minipresso GR, which lets you enjoy an authentic espresso made from any variety of ground coffee, and the Minipresso NS, which uses Nespresso® capsules filled with precisely ground, measured, and tamped coffee for a predictably superb experience every time.
G Suite by Google Cloud gathers together all of the apps your company needs to stay connected from anywhere in the world. With Gmail, Docs, Drive, and Calendar, G Suite makes business less busy. And its cloud infrastructure has comprehensive, built-in security to keep your data safe.
Bitdefender offers a wide range of security solutions for everything from a single, personal device to a corporate datacenter. Whether you want to safely connect to public Wi-Fi hotspots, protect your PC, Android, or iOS device from malware, secure online transactions, or even ensure the privacy of your webcam, Bitdefender has you covered with the largest security delivery infrastructure on the globe—over 500 million machines networked worldwide. It can take as little as 3 seconds to detect, anticipate, and take action to neutralize new dangers anywhere in the world, which is why over 500 million users in 150 countries trust Bitdefender to protect their devices and data.
For those who like to travel smart, Bluesmart has created the world’s first smart luggage brand. The built-in charging dock means you won’t be left with dead electronics in a strange airport. You can weigh your luggage just by picking it up—the scale conveniently built into the handle will relay the weight to the companion app. And if every traveler’s worst nightmare occurs and your bag is lost, you can remotely lock the bag while the built-in SIM card allows you to locate it via GPS/3G, no matter where it’s ended up.