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Seven gadgets to make Fourth of July unforgettable

Unlike some of us, who'll spend the Fourth of July in front of the TV screen, desperately screaming at Alvaro Morata as Juventus loses to Bayern Munich in FIFA 15 once again, the “normal” part of humanity will take the time to head out into the nature, kick back, light a barbecue and watch the fireworks.

But it’s 2015, we’re already 14 years into the new millennium and it would be plain wrong to completely shut off all modern-day devices. Here are some cool gadgets which will make your Independence Day an unforgettable experience.

Spinning Hat's Speaker Blanket

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Why would you want to carry a blanked and a speaker, when you can grab a speaker blanket (opens in new tab)? This high-tech, comfy picnic accessory might not completely revolutionize our outdoor eating experience, as we’ve combined blankets and speakers before, but it sure is useful. And don’t worry about any rain, the blanket has a waterproof backing.

Gorilla Gadgets Uhuru! 2800mAh External Portable Battery Pack

Pentax Zoom Binoculars

iGrill

Grillbots

Fireworks Locator

DIY Fireworks show

If you’re one of those do-it-yourself guys, then you’ve probably already set up your fireworks show. If that’s not the case, you should definitely check out the DIY Arduino Fireworks controllers (opens in new tab), which let you “set it and forget it”. If you can’t afford fireworks, you can always go for the Coca Cola – Mentos combo.

Sead Fadilpašić is a freelance tech writer and journalist with more than 17 years experience writing technology-focussed news, blogs, whitepapers, reviews, and ebooks. And his work has featured in online media outlets from all over the world, including Al Jazeera Balkans (where he was a Multimedia Journalist), Crypto News, TechRadar Pro, and IT Pro Portal, where he has written news and features for over five years. Sead's experience also includes writing for inbound marketing, where he creates technology-based content for clients from London to Singapore. Sead is a HubSpot-certified content creator.