This year has been an interesting one. With self-driving cars, robots that can serve you in a restaurant and the future getting closer and closer. Drones, VR, and smarter phones than ever mean that this was the year of tech!
We’re sure next year will only get better, with more futuristic and seriously cool gadgets to come, but in case you didn’t get your hands on any of the coolest gadgets of 2016. Here they are…
1. Mass Fidelity Core Wireless Speaker System
Been wanting a wireless speaker with great sound quality? The Mass Fidelity Core speakers regularly top every list for unbelievable sound quality. It’s small in size (around 6 inches) but contains clever technology that creates the illusion of two speakers working together. It has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and will play your favorite tunes for 12 hours without power. Take your home to the next level with this next level sound system! Available here.
2. Dyson Hairdryer
Finally, a smart hairdryer! The Dyson hairdryer was designed with the same care and attention as all other Dyson devices, rigorously tested to make sure it won’t make our arms ache, damage our hair, or break when we drop it. It has smart heat technology to stop it from getting too hot and damaging on our poor vulnerable hair, it’s seriously the beauty gadget of the moment. Available here.
3. Wacom Bamboo Notepad
I fell in love with this when I first saw it, for those of us who use both notebooks and computers/phones to store notes, this is revolutionary. You simply draw or write notes on the regular paper and it’s instantly beamed to your smartphone or tablet. Clever! Now you have two copies of everything. Available here.
4. Playstation VR
We hate to say it but there was a time that games consoles weren’t inclusive of everyone, they weren’t seen as family friendly, but times are changing and now everyone from your grandma to your postman is dabbling in playing with some sort of console. The Playstation VR is something seriously futuristic, although it looks silly it’s a whole new world out there, attaching the device to your face will put you right in the heart of the game as player one. It’s an immersive experience and one that’s only going to grow in popularity. Available here.
5. Amazon Echo
The Amazon Echo is your home management system in one sleek cylinder. Alexa can manage your calendar, tell you recipes, jokes, search the internet for facts for you, work with your favorite apps and help create a harmonious home. She can hear you no matter where you’re standing and tell you almost anything, plus she’s always learning. The Amazon Echo works with Amazon TV and smart home devices so you can control your house with just your voice. Futuristic! Available here.
6. Eero Home Wi-Fi System
This is the world’s best-reviewed Wi-Fi system that replaces your wireless router and any range extenders. It aims to remove any ‘dead zones’ from your house and it’ll stay new and regularly update itself so you can sit back and know you’ve got the most advanced Wi-Fi system on the market. Super fast connectivity, great range, and cool design. There’s a reason why people are calling this a game-changer, it’ll change the way you think about Wi-Fi and stop any frustration you’ve been having with your own! Available here.
7. Polaroid Zip Instant Printer
This ingenious gadget lets you print your photos out in sixty seconds, making it not only the perfect gift for someone but the perfect thing to buy in the post-Christmas sales. It lets you print out 3×3 full-color smudge-proof photos with a sticky back and it doesn’t need ink cartridges, toner or ribbons. Perfect! Available here.
8. Fitbit Charge 2
The Fitbit is the gadget of 2016/2017, and as we start getting more health conscious, it really is the gadget you need on your wrist. The Charge 2 replaces some of Fitbit’s earlier devices, comes in a variety of colors and has a large enough face to see what’s happening. It continuously tracks your heart rate and GPS, has a touchscreen and will give you personalized breathing exercises to get you in the mindful zone. The ultimate fitness tracker that will help you get in shape! Available here.
9. Foreo LUNA Play
My favorite skincare device became available in a tiny, compact version for travel and play. Aptly named the ‘Play’ device, this macaron-sized gadget means you can cleanse your skin thoroughly wherever you are, it comes in a variety of colors and uses T-SONIC pulses to buff away dirt and makeup, invigorate your skin, tighten and firm and clear your complexion. We love it. Available here.
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