It’s been an innovating, exciting year for technology. But there’s more beyond the world of the iPhone X that will make your jaw drop. Some of these will fit in seamlessly with your lifestyle and make multi-tasking a breeze, and others seem like a scene out of Bladerunner. Either way, you’re guaranteed to bookmark at least one of these modern products.
Smart homes have been popping up all over, but Amazon Echo is a straight-up life assistant. It gets our points because fire your intern and just use this instead – it manages your schedule, answers calls, plays music, and controls a ton of other home devices. Just with your voice. Multi-tasking galore, with none of the chaotic melt-downs or stress.
Treat yourself to this futuristic new GE smart oven. It works with the Google Home and is part of a new series of GE Appliances which are WiFi connect enabled. While you’re busy chopping and dicing, Google Home and this device pair to preheat your oven for you, and you can also control range through the Wifi Connect app, which lets you start preheating on your way home, and also let you double check if you left the oven on without needing to run home in a panic.
Why not get yourself a gift this season? This takes your full-fledged home gaming system on-the-go, making it your commute’s new best friend. at home, the system rests on a dock, but to convert it to a portable style, all you need to do is lift it from that dock, and it instantly switches to handheld settings. The range is incomparable to other competitors on the market.
Always stressed that you can’t find or afford a full-size printer? HP sprocket is a portable pocket version that fits in your palm, and instantly prints images from social media or your personal gallery, in 2X3 snapshots. Ink is embedded, so bye cartridge! Complete with a sticky back for a memorable fridge collage or wall art.
An Affordable way to introduce yourself or a loved one to the immersive world of VR. Hang in another galaxy, see dinosaurs come to life, or swim with the sea turtles with tons of different apps and 360 experiences. This stands out from other VR sets because it’s the most comfortable, steady, and easy to use.
Dyson is known for its sexy, revolutionary vacuums, but this one caught our eye in particular with its sleek, wireless silhouette and colorway. And the fact that its the top vacuum to get rid of pet hair – even if you own three Saint Bernards) – and works effortlessly on carpeting and hardwood alike. It also transforms into a handheld.
If printing cute social media pics isn’t hands on enough for you, we have another printer you might like: a mini 3D printer. The da Vinci mini streamlines printing function through a single-button design, with different coloured LEDs, indicating printing conditions. It connects wirelessly with bio-compostable, non-toxic PLA filament (derived from natural materials).