7 Spy Gadgets That Can Improve Your Vacation

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You don’t need to be Bond or Bourne to arm yourself with secret agent-worthy gadgets—they’re surprisingly helpful on vacation, too. Stash a few of these in your suitcase before your next trip.
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Need to take a surreptitious shot? Or just don't want to look like a snap-happy tourist? Point and shoot photos or video with this autofocusing digital camera that's a mere one inch long and weighs half an ounce.
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Keep a discreet eye on pets, kids, and your home when you're away. This tiny, super-thin HD camera streams real-time video to your laptop, iPhone, iPad, or Android, and sends email or mobile alerts when it detects new sounds or movement. Plus, it has night vision, allows two-way talking, and you can zoom in on an area if you see something suspicious.
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What spy doesn't have a good tracking device? Slip this tiny, waterproof GPS unit into your luggage and follow its whereabouts anywhere in the U.S. via the Garmin Tracker app on your Android or iPhone.
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Keep all your valuables and top-secret documents close and concealed. Each article of Scottevest clothing has multiple hidden pockets: The SeV Phoebe Dress ($50) has three, the women's SeV Chloe Hoodie ($90) has 14, the men's SeV Snap Front Shirt ($80) has six, and the Fleece 5.0 Jacket ($140) has a whopping 24—including one for an iPad.
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Stash keys or extra cash in this safe that resembles the classic puzzle. To access the secret compartment, just line up the layers the right way.
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It may not be a Rolex or Omega, but this timepiece is just as tricked out as Bond's snazzy watches. The Pebble E-Paper Watch syncs with iPhones and Androids (as long as they're within 20–30 feet) and silently vibrates when you receive a call, email, or text—perfect for stealthily staying connected. Bonus: You can also listen to music and track running and cycling distances.
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This three-inch-tall device connects to iPhones, iPads, and Android phones via Bluetooth, and projects a laser keyboard onto any flat surface—so you can dash off dispatches without lugging a heavy laptop or fumbling with autocorrect. 
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You don’t need to be Bond or Bourne to arm yourself with secret agent-worthy gadgets—they’re surprisingly helpful on vacation, too. Stash a few of these in your suitcase before your next trip.

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