Five keychain accessories to help you in a pinch

Including, yes, a phone charger.

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These are cute, but it may be time for a utilitarian upgrade.Alex Holyoake via Unsplash

If you’ve ever found yourself without a phone charger or a simple tool like a screwdriver, you should look into upgrading your keychain. These accessories for your key ring promise to make your life less stressful.

Mycharge Power Cord

Mycharge Power Cord
Never be without an iPhone charger.Amazon

There’s nothing more panic-inducing then realizing your phone is about to die and you don’t have a charger at the ready. Luckily with the MyCharge Power Cord Go Keychain Lightning Cable you will always have a charging cable with you. The 4-inch lightning cable folds nicely into itself so it really is only a cable when you need it. This makes it great for attaching right to your keychain and is perfect for when you need a charge, but don’t have the full charging cable with you. Just unhook it from your keychain and you’re good to go. Easy.

Kingston Digital 64 GB Flash Drive

Kingston Digital 64 GB Flash Drive
A sleek way to keep your data with you.Amazon

It's vital to back up your projects and documents, and this USB drive will help you get the job done. It’s made with a smooth metal exterior and cap-free design, so your data backup has never looked sexier. Meanwhile, the durable keyring ensures that your USB isn’t going to fall off your keychain.

Outdoor Portable Keychain Screwdriver

Outdoor Portable Keychain Screwdriver
For DIY'ers.Amazon

For some, it's important to have small tools at the ready. You never know when you may need them, and if you’re the person in your family who often has to do the handy work, then you know if something goes wrong, you’re the first to get the call. With this keychain, you get both a Phillips and flathead screwdriver.

Geekey Multi-tool

Geekey Multi-tool
Mr. Fix-it-on-the-go.Amazon

If you’ve been racking your brain trying to figure out what to get the Mr. Fix-it in your life for his or her next birthday, the Geekey Multi-Tool is it. This little device has more than 16 different functionalities and is the size and shape of a key. This stainless steel device functions as a wrench, screwdriver, protractor, file, bottle opener, and even a pipe. And the best part? It’s TSA compliant, so you can bring it with you on all your travels.

Kosin Safe Sound Personal Alarm

Kosin Safe Sound Personal Alarm
Keep yourself safe at all times.Amazon

Sometimes the littlest things can make you feel safe, and the Kosin Safe Sound Personal Alarm is one of them. This little guy creates an alarm loud enough to be heard from more than 600 feet away, so if you find yourself in a situation where you need to draw attention to yourself, just pull the string and an alarm will sound. It also comes equipped with an LED light.