Gadgets Review - December 2018

by BTM

Mon, 03 December 2018

Gadgets Review - December 2018

BTM brings you the latest gadgets to push your technological buttons

Fitbit Charge 3
The Fitbit Charge 3 is now available across Bahrain starting from BD68.860. Charge 3, the latest evolution of the best-selling Charge family of devices, delivers a premium swim proof design with a large touchscreen display, the most advanced health and fitness features on a tracker, and is the company’s smartest tracker yet – all powered by up to seven days of battery life.  

Available at selected retailers in Bahrain including Virgin Megastore and Sun&Sand Sports.

TP-Link Kasa Smart Power Strip
With independent control of six devices and extra USB ports to charge three others, the Kasa smart Wi-Fi power strip is ideal for your family rooms, home office or small business. Power up your office remotely and even your holiday lights. Remotely control each outlet with the Kasa smart app or use voice commands with Alexa, Google assistant, or Microsoft Cortana. 
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Roku Premiere
The new Roku Premiere is the simple way to start streaming in HD, 4K Ultra HD or HDR. Just plug it into your TV with the included Premium High Speed HDMI Cable and connect to the Internet. With a short step-by-step setup and an easy on-screen experience, you’ll be watching in minutes. Use the simple remote to search for your favourite shows and discover thousands of free and paid channels to stream almost anything, including hit movies, popular shows, live TV, news and sports.
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Logitech MX Vertical Advanced Ergonomic Mouse
The natural handshake position of MX Vertical is designed to reduce wrist pressure and forearm strain associated with repetitive stress injury (RSI) and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). The unique 57-degree vertical angle has been optimised for an ergonomic posture without compromising a pixel of performance. 
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UBTech Jimu Astrobot Kit
You can assemble one of three robots with this Lego-like kit, each fully mobile and equipped with an infra-red sensor to help it detect and interact with its environment. Best of all, it can then be programmed using the child-friendly block-programming app, opening limitless opportunities. 
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Interactive Touch-Screen Projector
This impressive appliance is an early iteration of what might well become a common household gadget: a projector that turns any surface into an interactive touch screen. This means you can annotate a presentation, play Flappy Bird in huge dimensions, or beam a recipe on to your chopping board and scroll through it with doughy fingers. 
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Aukey Charging Stand
This slick pedestal, from charging giant Aukey, is both more attractive and more practical than the flat wireless chargers that have preceded it. With three internal coils and adjustable feet, it makes the idea of wireless charging seem less gimmicky and more genuinely convenient.
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Lumos Bike Helmet
Forty-eight LEDs adorn this ventilated bike helmet: white at the front, red at the back, and amber indicators to left and right, controlled by a remote on your handlebar. Not only can you signal your intentions to drivers, the helmet can also detect when you’re braking, and its lights react accordingly.
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Neato Botvac D7 Robot Vacuum
Building on its predecessors’ reputation for painstaking thoroughness, the D7 is less plasticky, better for pet hair, and has a luscious app that allows you to control it remotely, chart its progress and keep its venturesome spirit in check with no-go areas.
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Sphero R2D2
Luke Skywalker’s laconic mechanic has been lovingly reproduced in this miniature robot, which can patrol at will, follow you around, and utter his customary hooting trills. He’s interactive, app-enabled and, with luck, captures the original R2’s characteristic sarcasm.
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