There are new gadgets and cool accessories being delivered to the market on a constant basis, so anyone with an interest in tech or a love of anything that makes life easier is spoilt for choice. Here is a list of particularly interesting and exciting gadgets and accessories that are causing a stir at the moment.
- The Smart Locator watch for kids, from FiLIP. Peace of mind for moms and dads, this clever device keeps track of where your kids are, and enables you to send them messages and reminders from your smartphone, so you can stay in touch and know they’re safe wherever either of you are.
- The battle of the smartphones rages on, but one thing’s for sure, the new range of designs for smartphone cases is better than ever. Make sure you protect your phone with one of the new generation of accessories like the Samsung Galaxy S8 case.
- WiFi video doorbells, from Skybell and Ring. Anyone who rings your doorbell will activate a signal to you via your smartphone, wherever you are. You can then see who they are using the video link, and advise the caller on what you wish them to do.
- The Logitech Tunable Gaming Mouse for serious gamers, that allows you to customize it to your personal preferences. Also, the Reflection Wireless Air 3D Finger Optical Mouse that enables you to use your hand to perform the functions of a traditional computer mouse.
- The ignition interlock device is able to measure the level of alcohol in your system using a simple breath test that you can process yourself. If you buy the whole kit, you can set it to not allow the car’s ignition to be activated should your reading be above the legal limit. It’s a great way of making sure you never run the risk of driving when you’ve had a few too many.
- The ultra slim Qi-enabled wireless smartphone charger, for powering up your devices without needing to plug them in.
- Wi-Fi Smart Switch for controlling electronics. Check how much energy all your appliances are using, and turn them on and off remotely.
- Wireless Smart LED Soft White Bulb. A development of the remote access to home electrical and security systems, with this bulb you can dim or brighten the light in any room using your smartphone or tablet.
- Magic Cube laser virtual projection keyboard, from Celluon. A portable projector that gives you access to a full-size virtual keyboard wherever you are.
- VR headsets for gamers, from HTC. The Vive is the top-rated headset at the moment and boasts intuitive controls, 1080 screen resolution for each eye, and a base station that gives you a playing space of thirteen square feet.
These are just a few examples of the kinds of tech and accessories that are making an impression in 2018, and remember there are new goodies coming out all the time, so keep an eye on the latest tech news to stay up to date.