It’s no surprise that gadgets dominate our fast-paced world. The choices are endless, making it difficult to decide what you’ll need the most. If you’re on the hunt for the best gadgets to treat or reward yourself, here’s our guide on how to pick out that shiny new device that says ‘You!”
The #fitspo’s best companion
If you’re a fitness enthusiast, be loud and proud about it! Incorporating a regular workout regime into your daily life is essential to improving your well-being. So, whether you swim, cycle, hike, run, or even brisk walk, get a multi-purpose sports watch that can track the heaviest of workouts to the more leisurely ones.
Check out the range of sleek Fitbit and Garmin pedometers from Challenger.
The film & TV buff’s dream come true
It’s been said that no art passes our conscience the way film does, which explains why we feel so connected to plots and characters in movies and TV dramas. With the latest advancements in streaming technology, the current home-viewing options are endless. Below are some of the few that leave us spoilt for choice!
If you’re the sort who keeps up with TV fan-trivia on social media, then Starhub’s Fibre TV set-top box would be a great choice for you. With a monthly subscription of just $6.42, you can gain access to all your social media platforms directly from your TV, watch Netflix’s award-winning content and record all your favourite shows.
Whenever there is a disagreement on what to watch on TV, things can get a little messy. But with Singtel’s Singtel TV GO’s multi-screen feature, you’ll no longer need to hustle over the remote control! Watch your favourite programmes on up to three mobile devices simultaneously with over 130 live channels and over 30 catch-up channels.
The audio aficionado’s new groove
Whether you’re into the smoothest of jazz, acoustic music or electric pop, we can all agree that the audio quality of our favourite jams matter!
If performance is what you’re after, then the Focal Bird speakers is what you need. The Focal Bird provides a two-channel experience, featuring two unique satellite loudspeakers called Birds that come with table top stands and flexible ball-and-socket couplings for mounting on walls. Its sleek, modern compact design also makes it perfect for the home.
Or if you prefer to bring your sound along with you, try the portable Get Together Mini Bluetooth speaker from House of Marley that features tasteful bamboo panels on its front and back. With built-in lithium ion batteries, it can play tunes for up to 10 hours – perfect for picnics, hanging out at the beach, or outdoor-parties.
Check out these speakers at Two Bros.
The adventure hero’s sidekick
If adrenaline gets you going, you’ll definitely need a gadget that can keep up with your epic adventures. Go hands-free and capture breath-taking moments with the GoPro Hero 5. This latest model has an impressive slew of features such voice control, compact mounting, 4k stabilised videos and 10MP single or burst photos. Plus, its durable and waterproof functions can definitely keep up with your adventurous spirit!
Every explorer’s essentials
Some of the best memories are made when we travel – seeing new sights and soaking in different cultures are experiences we certainly want to keep. Needless to say, taking great photographs go hand-in-hand with each new adventure.
The Canon PowerShot SX730 HS is a wonderful travel companion. Along with many premium features, Canon’s latest travel compact camera has Bluetooth connectivity and WiFi capabilities that allow you to send images to your phone for quick sharing, or to control the camera from your phone, which definitely makes it easier for group shots and artistic angles!
Another great option is the Nikon COOLPIX W300, an all-round performer that also has WiFi and Bluetooth functions. As one of the most shockproof, rugged cameras out there, it also has waterproof and freeze-proof features, and can withstand drops of up to 2.4 metres.
Get these cameras at Challenger.
The professional’s bare necessities
In this day and age, mobile devices have become an irreplaceable part of our life. And when it comes to work, we often rely on the best gadgets to help us stay ahead of the game.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is a fantastic Android tablet, featuring an all-glass design upgrade, four powerful speakers for your tunes, a useful fingerprint sensor home button, as well as an upgraded S Pen that comes with your device! The Tab S3 is thinner and lighter than an iPad Pro, and weighs only 429g, making it super portable to lug around for meetings or business trips.
But if you’re looking for something light that allows you to edit documents on-the-go, check out the Lenovo Yoga Book. A hybrid between the keyboard and tablet, it features illuminated virtual keys that vibrate when you tap on them. Its thin and lightweight design also makes it easier to carry around.
The gamer’s rockin’ gear
Gaming is a great outlet for many to let off steam while immersing in fantastical universes. And for all gaming junkies, the Sony Playstation 4 (PS4) is a dream come true.
Compared to its predecessor, the PS4 is slimmer and more compact, has great power efficiency with a quieter fan, and is the first Ultra HD console on the market. The PS4 serves up dazzling graphics, runs on a simplified and logical interface, and has an upper hand in indie games. Plus, it can stream over 400 games in an ever-growing library via PlayStation Now!
Gaming and gadgets also go hand-in-hand – the Logitech G231 Prodigy Gaming Headset is aimed at gamers looking for more than just a pair of affordable stereo headphones. The headset is compatible with PC, PS4, and Xbox One with black, breathable mesh covering the earpieces which can be removed and washed! The earpieces can also rotate, allowing for easier storage.
Pick up your gear at Harvey Norman.
So there you have it, our favourite list of the latest gadget must-haves. Now, go on and pamper yourself with these fantastic finds that’ll best suit your lifestyle and hobbies!