I scoured Amazon for ridiculous travel gadgets. I never thought I’d see this – ZDNet

Spice Of Life

I’m a reasonably tolerant traveler.

Or perhaps I just think I am.

I get to the airport early. I don’t need to lounge in a lounge. I hope there’s no one annoying sitting next to me, especially not a baby. And I hope the plane leaves on time, arrives on time and the airline doesn’t lose my luggage.

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In the meantime, I sit, read and perhaps fall asleep. (Work? Are you serious?)

I tend not to use gadgets on planes. A book made out of paper, a sandwich that tastes like it could have been and I’m good.

You, though, perhaps need your gadgets that much more. You want them to soothe you, bolster you and entertain you — even if it’s a mere four-hour flight.

And that’s why I scoured Amazon to see if I could find something suitably, gloriously ridiculous to ease your passage.

I like to waft around Amazon on occasion. Why, I recently asked the site for its weirdest tech gadgets and it was as if Amazon didn’t understand the question. Or, rather, had never heard the word weird before.

But goodness have I found the gadget for you this time. 

It’s a snake that can cushion your neck and hold your iPhone.

Does that conjure innovatory joy in your mind? No? Please let me try again. Imagine one of those neck pillows that’s the length of your average boa constrictor and it’s got fingers on the end of it.

More precisely, a holder.

For this is the Spice Of Life Mobile Pillow – Grey | Multi-Angle Flexible Device Holder, Neck Cushion, Micro Foam Beads, Portable Stand, Device Screen Mount, Travel Accessories | Phones, Tablet, Smartphone, eReader.

Don’t you adore the product names on Amazon? I do. Almost as much as I adore the product descriptions.

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How about this: “Users can customize support for neck, shoulders and head & use cell phone at the same time! The micro-beads inside the pillow forms and contours to user’s neck for maximum comfort.”

Because there’s just no way you can use a neck pillow and, say, hold your phone. Or perhaps put it on …….

Source: https://news.google.com/__i/rss/rd/articles/CBMiaWh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnpkbmV0LmNvbS9hcnRpY2xlL2ktc2NvdXJlZC1hbWF6b24tZm9yLXJpZGljdWxvdXMtdHJhdmVsLWdhZGdldHMtaS1uZXZlci10aG91Z2h0LWlkLXNlZS10aGlzL9IBAA?oc=5

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