5 totally underrated tech essentials

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We all swear by our smartphones and Instagram...maybe even Snapchat. But there are endless tech gadgets and apps out there that are equally life changing, or may just make life that much easier. That's why we've assembled 5 amazingly underrated tech essentials that you need in your life. Check them out!

Charge four devices simultaneously and hide pesky cords with the Avantee Desktop USB Charging Station. It comes in white or black and keeps your space organized and your devices ready to go. If you're tired of wires everywhere and kids fighting over an open charger, this ultra-streamlined solution will have you covered.

Catch a fender bender on camera with the DashCam Hi-Res Car Video Camera & 8GB MicroSD Card. The video will be your backup witness in case of an accident, and the camera even captures gorgeous video of your road trips, too. For under $25, this gadget could save you thousands in the long run. Underrated? We say, duh!

From your nightstand to your car to your office, your iPhone and iPad need to stay charged no matter where you're using them. This 3-pack of 10-foot Apple MFi-Certified Lightning Cables will help! Since the cables are MFi-certified you can be confident they’ll charge your phone without any dreaded “not supported” messages, and 10-ft of slack allow to kick back and let it charge.
Just the size of a credit card, the ShaveTech USB Travel Razor is perfect to pack for trips with your stubbly guy. The razor stands up to heavy beards and charges up fast via USB. It makes a great gift for the holidays - so stock up now!
If you love snapping photos, but don’t want to lug a heavy DSLR with you, opt for the Acesori 5-Piece Smartphone Camera Lens Kit. Its fisheye, wide angle, and macro lenses--which come in black or silver--enable you to take professional-looking, Instagram-worthy snaps of your son or daughter's soccer  game or your dream vacation with just your phone!

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