Whether you are a tech junkie or not, all of us could use the latest swanky new gadgets and gear. Splurging on them for yourself or as a gift for a loved one always earns you some bragging and showing off rights.
Here are some of the coolest new gadgets that you should consider adding to your collection.
Jlab Epic Sport Earbuds
Most of us could use a new pair of earbuds, and the Jlab buds are the much-deserved upgrade you need. The wireless buds come with 12-hour battery life. They also have an IP66 rating which offers protection from dust, sweat, and the elements.
Their “memory wire” ear hooks make them even more comfortable with a better fit. They also come Bluetooth-enabled (4.2 with aptX) giving you an impressive 30-foot range. A line-remote enables you to control everything remotely including volume adjustment, playing and pausing, and picking up calls. Read more about this ultimate sports earbuds here.
A pair of these innovative earbuds will set you back $100.
This omnidirectional D-pad showed up a couple of years back and only just became available for sale. VR and gaming freaks will enjoy using this hands-free, giant D-pad.
The 3Drudder comes designed to give you more control over acceleration and direction. With just the twist of your feet, you can adjust orientation as you please. The most impressive feature is zooming in and out by pressing the toe of one foot and the heel of the other.
We actually envision many people investing in this product which retails at $139.
Robots designed to teach coding are not new but Root comes with some notable enhancements. It comes in one of the most user-friendly packages, but it is highly intuitive as well. The bot goes beyond teaching the basics and offers a full-spectrum and interactive coding learning experience.
You can also learn how to code at your own pace from beginner, intermediate and pro levels. Grab one for about $199.
Would you like to identify just about anything by scanning? Then the Linksquare handheld barcode style scanner is what you need. It uses an infrared scanner which you hold close to anything you want to identify.
The scanner causes the molecules of the item in question to vibrate causing hem to bounce light back uniquely. Using “near-infrared spectroscopy,” the scanner can identify the object or its composition from the collected light.
Regarding its applications, think of people with food allergies using it to find out if meals contain allergens and scientists using it to identify the composition of unknown objects quickly. It does retail at the hefty price of $299.
Imagine instantly transforming your cruiser into an electric bike. The future is here, and you can achieve this fete with the help of the Electron Wheel. It replaces your bike’s front wheel making it instantly a full-featured e-bike.
The wheel goes the extra mile and offers an active hill assist, a 50-mile range battery, an adjustable pedal assist, and an impressive 20 miles/hour speed. Follow Electron Wheel on Twitter for further updates and reviews. You also get Google Assistant to help you navigate your way.
Cycling enthusiasts can expect to spend around $799 to give their regular bikes an electric boost.