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Slideshow: Hot New Travel Technology for 2012

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As you’re finishing up your last-minute Christmas shopping, we’re rounding up the hot new travel technology you’ll want to have on your trips in 2012. Check out what’s new to the market from cameras to portable chargers and more. 

Mobius rechargeable battery/case for iPhone 4

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Go green this Christmas. The Mobius is a solar-powered, rechargeable battery system for the iPhone 4. One hour of sunlight translates into about 25 minutes of talking time, 20 minutes on the Internet and 2 hours of audio playback. What’s cool about it is that you can pick and choose when the battery power will kick in with standby switch. $80

Check out more travel technology in our Gadgets & Gear section and Phil Baker’s 2011 Travel Gift Guide.

By Steve Breazeale for