Symfonisk Picture Frame Wi-Fi Speaker - These Wi-Fi speakers borne out of a collaboration between Sonos and Ikea. The flat panel speaker is about as thick as a flatscreen TV and can be mounted flush against a wall or stood up on a shelf using the kickstand. Ikea offers interchangeable front panels so you can shake things up when you tire of its looks. There are controls on the side but the speakers also work with Sonos’s S2 app, which means you can send music seamlessly to different parts of your home, and access the full range of streaming services that plug into it.
Available from Ikea.
Meeting Owl Pro - As the world continues to work remotely and online meetings become a part of everyday life, the tech has stepped up to make the process more efficient and immersive, with the meeting owl pro being a great example of that.
Fitted with a 360 degree camera, eight microphones and a speaker, it aims to replicate an in-person meeting while separated from colleagues. With an 18-foot audio pickup radius and an automatic zoom that responds to who is speaking at the time, it’s a sophisticated kit that integrates with Zoom, Slack, Google Hangouts and more. Available from www.amazon.com.
Galaxy S21 FE 5G - The Galaxy S21 FE 5G is a smartphone that delivers select fan-favourite Galaxy S21 premium features in a well-rounded package to empower people to explore and express themselves. It is equipped with some of the most-loved aspects of the Galaxy S21 – eye-catching design, powerful performance, a pro-grade camera and seamless ecosystem connectivity.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G 128GB is priced at BD290 and S21 FE 5G 256GB costs BD310 and they are both available for purchase across Samsung stores and major retailers in Bahrain.
Zephyr PRO RGB sweat-proof gaming mouse - If you’ve ever played an online game, whether that’s Fortnite, Call of Duty or Apex Legends, then you’ll have experienced the sweaty palms that come with going toe-to-toe with a cocky 12-year-old shouting abuse at you over the voice comms. Short of keeping a chalk dish and a chamois cloth beside your console, there’s not a lot you could do about it… until now. This gaming mouse houses a tiny fan that blows cool air onto your palms through its honeycomb outer shell while you play. The rest of the mouse hardware uses the latest, most accurate sensors to keep your inputs sharp as well as dry.
Available from www.yotoplay.com
Withings Body Scan - French tech company Withings is taking smart scales to the next level. Dubbed as the Body Scan, this new scale from the company comes with a set of health monitoring features such as ECG, body composition, nerve activity and vascular age. To monitor these additional biomarkers, Withings’ latest scale is equipped with a tethered handle packed with sensors. The gadget makes perfect sense in the current scenario where people can keep track of their health without leaving the house. Available at www.withings.com