Best Tech Gadgets 2016
We live in a new age, surrounded by the power of technology. From augmented reality headsets and solar powered grills, to robotic vacuums for cleaning barbecues, you’ll see cutting-edge technology in many devices. These tech gadgets make life easier and help you overcome some of the challenges you face every day. Here are our picks for the top 6 Tech Gadgets of 2016.
1. IRIS Eye Massager
This is an ophthalmologist-approved automated eye massager which promises to blast away dark circles, bags under the eyes, and crow’s feet. It not only reduces wrinkles and puffiness but it also improves the absorption of your eye creams or serums. It’s made out of ultra-hygienic silicone and has a sophisticated design that fits the eye perfectly. It features Foreo’s alternating T-Sonic technology, and it comes with a limited 2-year warranty.
2. Lumo Run
Lumo Run is the latest in wearable fitness technology. It’s your personal running coach, giving you a detailed analysis of your running form. It also suggests exercises suitable to your body type.
The Lumo Run measures steps, changes in speed, and movements of the pelvis across three dimensions. Once you modify the way you run, you won’t need to use excessive motion to burn calories, and instances of ligament tears or muscular problems will be greatly reduced. The Lumo Run is a small sensor that has to be clipped onto your running shorts. You’ll receive all the data it collects on your phone. It’s an invaluable tool for both novices and long-time runners.
3. TrackR Bravo
The TrackR Bravo is a small device, about the size of a coin, which lets you find lost items quickly. Simply device to your valuables and use the app to find them when they’re missing.
The TrackR device works both ways. If you’ve left your phone behind, just press the button on the device to locate/ring your lost phone. You can also set the device up to notify you before you walk away and leave any valuable items behind.
What’s even more amazing is that the device hooks you up to TrackR’s item tracking network. So you’ll receive an automated GPS notification the next time a TrackR user is within range of your misplaced item.
4. BB-8 by Sphero
Take home the magic of Star Wars with the BB-8 by Sphero. This is a self-balancing, rolling, real-life droid. You can pair it with an app on your smartphone and send the BB-8 on explorations wherever you want.
The BB-8 responds to voice commands,and is easy to use. The app is full of sound effects and graphics from the Star Wars theme, translating to fun times for Star Wars fans.
5. Q Bracelet
The Q bracelet is a stylish, portable iPhone charger. You wear it as a bracelet on your wrist and use it to power up your iPhone when it’s running out of juice. It comes in different colours and is suitable for both men and women. It has a built-in Apple charging connector, and is ideal for charging your phone on the go.
6. Quantnow Smartphone controlled Minicar
The Quantnow smartphone-controlled minicar is one of the smallest in the world. It has digital proportional steering and working headlights, brake lights, and turn signals. Use the app to control your vehicles and race other players. The minicars use Bluetooth 4.1 and have a 15-meter range. The have interchangeable shells, and they’re only 2 inches in length.