If you think lawyers are too “bookish” to use technology gadgets, you’re wrong. Most are serious gadget lovers! These gadgets are not only productivity boosters, but they’re also fun to use. If you’re an attorney who likes tech gadgets, or one you know does, read on to learn about three of the new ones we recommend.
1. Amazon Fire HD Tablet
This is a very-reasonably-priced tablet. The Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet will meet more than your needs, and you get a lot for your money. The 32 GB tablet costs just $124.99 if you choose the ad-free option (e.g. “without special offers).
It easily integrates with your Amazon accounts. Once you log in, your Kindle books will be available, along with your Amazon Prime benefits. And, when it’s time to relax, it’s easy to watch Amazon Prime videos or shop on Amazon on the Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet. It also comes preloaded with Alexa.
Here are a few productivity-boosting applications you should consider downloading to the Amazon Tablet:
- Foxit, a free PDF reader,
- Fast Scanner, a free scanner app, and
- The OfficeSuite app, which allows sharing of Microsoft documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and PDFs across devices.
2. OWC Thunderbolt Dock
Are you a loyal Mac fan? Then the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock is definitely worth looking into. It’s a handy device for lawyers who own one of the newer MacBook Pros that come with a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port.
You can connect multiple devices and displays to your laptop with the 3 Dock. It comes with 13 ports for connecting an assortment of different devices to your MacBook Pro. You can quickly access all of the displays and peripherals while minimizing desk clutter. And you can charge your computer and all of your mobile devices simultaneously.
The docking station’s front is designed for the easy connection to your portable devices, headphones and media cards, while the rear features a multitude of ports for your static devices so cables stay out of sight.
Currently, the price tag for the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock is $289. And if you need to connect multiple devices to your MacBook Pro, it’s worth the price.
3. udoq Multi-Device Charging Station
This is another great charging station for multiple devices. And when you purchase the udoq multi-device charging station, you’ll also get the udoq 400 Starter Kit. This is a great gadget to consider if you use devices from different manufacturers such as a Kindle tablet, iPhone, etc.
When you place your order, you customize your udoq charging station to meet your needs based on the types of devices that you use. You install the cables you selected when purchasing your udoq in whatever order you choose. The height of each connector can be adjusted to make room for your particular device’s case or bumper.
Once set up, the udog Multi-Device Charging Station is streamlined and unobtrusive, and the charging cord wires are neatly tucked away and out of sight. Prices start at $100.