Best gadgets of 2017
4 January 2018 TECH
By Motlagae Konyana
Apple Watch Series 3
The Apple Watch finally transformed into a leading smartwatch with the new Series 3. The watch Operating System has sped up its performance to its optimum. The cellular connectivity without changing the size of the watch is impressive. It is an absolute must-get.
This 980 robot vacuum cleaner gives you cleaner floors, throughout your home, all at the push of a button. Roomba 980 seamlessly navigates an entire level of your home, keeping track of its location and recharging as needed until the job is done. Who needs to be scrubbing the floor when Artificial Intelligence can help with your chores?
Boosted Board Dual+ with extended battery
The amazing electric longboard is an absolute dream for any cool commuter who travels the city streets. Boosted improved immesemly on its original board with the second generation model capable of even faster speeds of up to 22 miles per hour (Dual+), its modern and gets you to places quicker – no traffic.
We can all be incredible photographers with the moment lense. You don’t need a DSLR camera to take photos that will wow everyone on the ‘gram. All you need is a new lens to augment your phone’s camera to get those great shots. Moment makes the most high-quality glass for the iPhone, Pixel 2, and latest Samsung Galaxy phones.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ restored the the Korean electronic giant’s reputation after the Galaxy Note 7 disaster that nearly destroyed the trust in the brand. The Note 8 has huge screen, dual cameras, blazing performance, all-day battery, S Pen, wireless charging, water-resistance, and a memory card slot — into a beautiful metal and glass design.
DJI Spark – Mini Drone
Spark is a mini drone that features all of DJI’s signature technologies, allowing you to capture an aerial moment whenever you feel inspired.
Samsung gear S3
Great screen, smooth interaction and quite intuitive.
Huawei Mate Pro 10
Watch out for the USB Type C headphone requirement, so be sure you get an adapter for your favorite headphones. Probably the most powerful device around that does not irritate me like the iPhone X…)
Apple 4K TV
For that 4K content, and not limiting to a single provider. Netflix and other streaming apps are available on the same device. Interaction is smooth, intuitive and friendly.)
OLED TV – LG C7 (55 or 65″)
LG is making this level of capability and technology available in South Africa.
Bose Sound Link Micro
Get the Bose Sound Link Micro in multiple colours! It sounds good. This is my choice because heavy bass does not equal quality sound playback. Not to mention its’ waterproof/party proof)
A great evolution to the PSP and the Nvidia shield) Game console (either a PS4 4K or XBox one) because a gaming compliment is not the same without on, kept all the gamers excited and ready to play.