So you are looking for a tiny gadget that helps you stay connected when you are spending time off the grid? The Garmin inReach Mini Satellite Communicator has you covered. It is a small, rugged unit that enables two-way text messaging through the Iridium network. You will be able to view maps, NOAA charts, and other useful info.
When in trouble, you can trigger the SOS feature to get help. Users will be able to send and receive inReach messages through other Garmin devices. The device measures 4″ tall by 2″ wide. It pairs to your smartphone and tablet, allowing you to use all the features on your handheld gadget.