1. Apple Watch
Apple’s first smartwatch lets you pay for coffee, get directions, hail a taxi, and more. Best practice: Use it to put boarding passes on your wrist via Passbook or as your room key at Starwood hotels. From $349.
2. Bragi Dash Earbuds
These Bluetooth, noise-canceling earbuds have built-in biometric capabilities. Best practice: Clock your steps while listening to a walking tour, thanks to sensors that track your calorie burn and heart rate. $300.
3. Narrative Clip 2
The inconspicuous square clip continuously takes pictures everywhere you go. Best practice: Stop seeing the world through your phone or camera. You’ll get plenty of cityscapes without pressing a button. $199.
4. June by Netatmo
This sleek bracelet measures and analyzes UV rays. Best practice: Never get sunburned again. June’s companion app notifies you when it’s time to reapply your SPF 50 or head into the shade. $129.