From airborne cars to handy alarm systems, the tech from the Harry Potter series is a stern decoy to the permit – not to state one heck of a fantasy mastermind work. Although our chance to live out our magical fantasy is dwindling with this week’s release of Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows, the second to last among the long-running Potter films, we’re still holding on tight to our wish list.
Quick Quote Quill
It’s the floating quill that scribbles down a perfect* dictation of your conversation while you listen. Think of it as the digital recorder that courteously does the transcription work for you.
*Though in Rita Skeeter’s case, the Quill takes certain artistic liberties during conversation. Here’s hoping it’s got more than one setting.
Best for: Writer-types, students, the handicapped.
Flying Ford Anglia
The brain child of the muggle-obsessed collector Arthur Weasley, the flying Ford Anglia is a respectable muggle-wizard hybrid mode of transportation. Aside from its ability to fly, the Anglia can shield itself from being seen by unsuspecting muggles with insta-invisibility. Even better? It never runs out of gas.
Best for: Commuters, car buffs, the chronically late