Invigorate your morning and afternoon commute with an impressive quiver of tech that’ll satisfy your gaming desires and make short work of loose tasks.
You’ll actually look forward to your journey with our expert’s pick of gadgets
10TOPO DESIGNS X CHACO ROVER PACK You need reliable storage for your tech when you’re on the train or bus, which is why something like the lush Rover Pack should be high on your list. Rocking a classic silhouette, a robust internal sleeve and pockets for laptops, tablets, phones and more, this durable backpack is a commuter’s delight. $182,topodesigns.com 02KNOMO KNOMAD SURFACE FABRIC A digital organiser is an excellent addition to your tech arsenal. The Surface Fabric is capable of securing your tablet, phone, charger, smartcards, pen, watch, e-reader, gaming console, sunglasses and more in its stylish interior. It sports a sturdy canvas design with full-grain leather touchpoints and elastic ties for gathering up loose items. $103,knomobags.com 03BOWERS & WILKINS P7 WIRELESS When you’re commuting, it’s sometimes nice to be able to block out the incessant din of the world around you. That’s why a pair of top-notch headphones are a crucial element of your setup. Bowers & Wilkins’ P7 Wireless are the best wireless cans on the market, combining advanced acoustic technology with aptX Bluetooth connectivity and a foldable design, so they slip neatly into your bag. Or you could just hang them stylishly around your neck. $499.95,bowers-wilkins.com.au 40NEW NINTENDO 3DS XL PEARL WHITE You can game on most handheld devices these days, but nothing comes close to the mobile joy delivered by Nintendo. The hot New Nintendo 3DS XL is not only the definitive version of the console, it also boasts the best mobile-gaming library on the market today. If Link took the bus to Hyrule Castle, he’d definitely pass the time on one of these bad boys. $249.95,nintendo.com.au 05ANKER POWERCORE+ 20100 USB-C Keeping your tech operational while travelling is key to a good commute, so invest in a power bank. The compact PowerCore+ 20100 is ideal – the external battery is capable of fully charging a MacBook, iPhone and iPad Air 2 all on a single charge. Its slim form makes it ideal for slotting into bags or organisers. $67.99,cablegeek.com.au 60MICROSOFT SURFACE PRO 4 Hybrids are perfect for commuting, enabling you to beaver away in laptop mode before kicking back to enjoy your media of choice in tablet mode. The best of these right now is the Surface Pro 4, which delivers serious power and portability. Ultra-thin, super-fast and versatile, it has a sixth generation Intel Core processor and a vibrant PixelSense display. With up to 1TB of storage, you have plenty of room to run prograde software and store tons of files. From$899,microsoftstore.com