Rick's top 5 gadgets of 2016: Chatlight

Chatlight grabbed the lead, early on in 2016 as one of my favorite gadgets.

I wrote: Chatlight is billed as the hottest new accessory for video chatting, but that just scatches the surface when it comes to the possible uses for this $29 device. It ended up the year still ranking as one of my faves of 2016. Chatlight shines when attempting to make professional-quality YouTube, SnapChat, Facebook and Instagram videos. The Chatlight will improve your "selfie taking" by 100 percent. Lighting is the one thing most people don't think about when taking pictures with a smartphone, but Chatlight changes all that. It can also help improve your rankings on various lists or in search engines. "In an attempt to keep up with Periscope, the Twitter-owned live video application, Facebook has made an announcement that it will begin to rank live videos higher in users feeds while they are being live streamed," proclaims the Chatlight blog.

By using the newest LED technology Chatlight lasts over 50,000 hours and up to 90 minutes on a single charge.

Chatlight is expandable. It fits perfectly on any smartphone, tablet or laptop and most desktop computers.

Chatlight lights what you need lighted. No batteries are needed as Chatlight can be plugged in to a standard wall outlet or any USB port and recharges in only 15 minutes.

Chatlight fits almost all of your devices and has fully adjustable lighting brightness and direction.

Order yours for under $30 here.