The Latest Technology Gadgets Out There
By Benjamin Roussey
There’s no end to new and evolving technology, and there are plenty of tech nerds out there to grab them. If you are one of them, keep reading to know about the latest cool technology gadgets in the market this year.
Though you don’t have to be a nerd to be impressed with some of these items! Though you don’t have to be Napoleon Dynamite either!
Google Home Max Smart Speaker
Google Home is the latest rage in AI-powered gadgets, and the Google Home Max is one such smart speaker with mind-blowing audio, and Wi-Fi connectivity with Chromecast support. It comes with 4.5-inch subwoofers and two 0.7-inch custom tweeters.
The device also lets you pair your favorite devices via Bluetooth. Although the $399 price tag is expensive (though not as expensive considering the tax cuts that have been put in place), the Google Home Max is impresses with the amazing audio quality and the year-long free YouTube Music subscription.
Emporio Armani Connected Smartwatch
If you’re game for spending $345 on a timepiece, then check out the Emporio Armani Connected smartwatch. It is stylish and cool, with an AMOLED display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 2100 chipset, and Google Wear OS. It has up to two days of battery life and comes with interchangeable bands. The stainless steel case of the watch is available in different finishes, from classy black to flamboyant yellow.
Bose SoundSport Free Truly Wireless Earbuds
For $199, Bose SoundSport Free are the first truly wireless earbuds from the audio giant. They come with a light body, a comfortable fit, up to five hours of battery life, and an IPX4 rating for water resistance. The battery case that comes with them provides an extra 10 hours of use. You can also connect the earbuds to their mobile app to change the settings. Black, blue, and orange are the three colors to choose from.
Anker PowerWave Fast Wireless Charger
For around $45, the Anker PowerWave fast wireless charger is the best you can have. It has fast charging options for both Android and Apple phones, and boasts of a built-in cooling fan, a charging indicator, as well as a Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0-compatible wall adapter.
Apple TV 4K Streaming Console
The 4K version of Apple TV not only supports ultra high definition resolution (24, The Good Wife, Transformers, Jason Bourne – all even more awesome), but also supports both HDR 10 and Dolby Vision for an immersive viewing experience. With this streaming console, you can stream 4K movies from iTunes, Netflix (House of Cards is spectacular), and Amazon Prime, at no extra charge. You can also get access to a wide range of games and apps.
Google Home Mini Smart Speaker
If the Google Home Max is too expensive, check out its smaller and more adorable version – the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker.
Although cuter-looking – it looks just like a pebble – it is no way less than its big brother. With the help of Google Assistant, it can respond to voice prompts by making use of an ultra advanced neural network, play music, answer questions, set timers, make lists, and control smart appliances. There are also a number of colors to choose from, all for only $49.
Microsoft Surface Book 2 Windows 10 Laptop
Although a pricey gadget at $1,728, the Microsoft Surface Book 2 is incredibly powerful and gorgeous to look at. This second generation touchscreen notebook is powerful and capable unlike any other.
While capable of every task imaginable, the device is particularly suitable for gaming because of the powerful GeForce GTX 1060 GPU allowing it to run graphic-intensive games or high resolution videos. The 13.5-inch model comes with a GeForce GTX 1050 GPU and is no less powerful.
Apple iPad Pro Tablet
There are two variants of the Apple iPad Pro Tablet – 12.9-inch and 10.5-inch. But both of them are equally capable and good-looking, easily the best full-size tablets of today that can replace a laptop. Too bad nothing can replace Star Wars The Last Jedi or Thor III but that is another topic!
The ultra-thin metal body packs an incredibly powerful processor and graphics chips, a crystal clear display, and a wide range of apps. A keyboard cover and an Apple Pencil are also available to go with the device. The Apple iPad Pro tablet is priced at $629.
Victorinox Lexicon Hardside Frequent Flyer Smart Suitcase
Have you ever wished your suitcase was smart like your gadgets? Then your wish just came true with the Victorinox Lexicon Hardside Frequent Flyer suitcase. It has everything that a quality suitcase ought to have – sleek design, durability, and neat ergonomics.
Aside from that it also has several smart features, such as a USB port with a pre-installed cable, and a dedicated pocket for holding your battery pack. It also comes with a SIM card pin, allowing international travelers to easily change their mobile phone carrier in a different country. All for only $400.
Olympus Tough TG-5 Waterproof Camera
Every shutterbug loves a waterproof and impact proof camera. Let’s be honest: every good camera is expensive, and photographers often face the elements capturing the perfect shot. That’s the reason why the Olympus Tough TG-5 is the favorite waterproof camera up to a depth of 50 feet. If that is enough to get you excited, hold on, because the device packs so much more.
Aside from great image quality, it can capture 4K videos, and comes with a built-in thermometer, Wi-Fi connectivity, and intuitive controls. Like mentioned earlier, the camera is impact proof and crush proof, but you wouldn’t want to test that with a device priced at $389.
PlayStation 4 Pro Gaming Console
Every gaming nerd must check out the PlayStation 4 Pro, which is capable of 4K gaming without requiring any special computer. It is also compatible with the PlayStationVR headset, besides being able to stream 4K content from Netflix. The PlayStation 4 Pro can play all PS4-compatible games.
Cross Peerless TrackR Ballpoint Pen
If you still use a pen to write, it’s time to get smart with the Cross Peerless TrackR pen. It is not only a beautifully designed pen but also has a Bluetooth tracker, which can connect to your smartphone to alert you if you lose the pen. On the other hand, you can use the pen to track your phone. Price? Only $130. And this price is more affordable in a 3% GDP economy which America has not had in about a decade.
Samsung Galaxy S9+ Smartphone
Finally, the phone that has been in the news for the last few weeks. The Galaxy S9+ is being touted as the most advanced smartphone from Samsung with a 6.2-inch Infinity display, superior cameras, and built-in stereo speakers (the first on a Samsung phone). The device is waterproof, and runs on the powerful Snapdragon 845, with 6 GB of RAM.
Which one do you fancy the most? Get your hands on it before stocks run out!