Products We Love: Millennials SpeakMay 12, 2014 By Hannah Abrams and Devon Razey
(Our Hannah Abrams and Devon Razey speak about products they love. Adapted from the May 2014 issue of Dealerscope)
As a recent post-graduate and new member of the workforce, my technological devices represent much more than lifestyle choices. Obviously, my smartphone is my own personal assistant —scheduling my appointments, taking my calls, and distracting me from my stressful days with several unhealthy rounds of Flappy Bird. But it’s not just my smartphone that I rely on to get me through those busy work days.
If you want to survive in my office, you’ve got to have a good pair of headphones. Whether it’s because your co-workers opt to converse over your cubicle or you just need to listen to relaxing music to power through your workload, headphones are an integral part of today’s current office atmosphere. But the headphones you use say a lot about you, and the ones I choose to wear everyday say that I’m bold and I appreciate the good things. Thanks to A Audio’s Legacy Headphones ($299.99), I’ve always got access to my awesome music collection. Plus, the noise-cancelation ensures that I’m never eavesdropping on my co-workers’ interesting conversations.
Post-graduate life also revolves around those precious hours after 5 p.m. when you need to unwind. Whether it’s relaxing with copious amounts of Netflix binge-watching, reading a good book, going on a long run or just staring at the ceiling, it’s an important component of your day. For me, a lot of my activities require a good, loud Bluetooth speaker. If I’m washing the dishes, folding laundry or just having my own personal Spice Girls dance party in my room, it’s my Bluetooth speaker that sets the tone. My personal favorite is my Oontz Angle from Cambridge Soundworks ($69.99). My Oontz Angle speaker is the pretty blue color, but they have plenty of color options to suit your personality. If you can’t tell, it’s one of my favorite technological devices.
It’s true that we Millennials live an entirely different lifestyle than those who came before us. We rely on our gadgets to make the impossible possible.
Between two part-time jobs, a revolving door of unpaid internships and a full-time school schedule, exercise was a distant fantasy for me in college. Finding time for fitness is hard for anyone with responsibilities to live up to, but it’s a lot easier now, with the slew of fitness bands hitting the market.