Gadgets and Gizmos

Looking for some cool gadgets and new gizmos that you can't wait to get our hands-on.? Discover them right hear. For our august readers we have managed to include in our list some of the latest and exciting smart gadgets to look forward.

New cases for the AirPods and Waterproof Case for the iPad 10.2"

AirPods in India are picking up in a big way. Catalyst recently introduced five case styles for AirPods and three designs for the new AirPods Pro. The cases include two waterproof styles for the AirPods Pro, as well as a slim AirPods Pro Case and Minimalist, Ring Clip, Keyring, Lanyard and standing cases for the AirPods. The new cases come in Stealth Black, Flame Red and Midnight Blue.

In addition Catalyst launched the Waterproof Case for the iPad 10.2" and an army green color variation of the Waterproof Case for the 10.5" iPad Air.

"Every year, we add nearly a dozen new products and accessories to our portfolio that further the innovation and design of Catalyst products. In our 10th year of business, as we've grown into a global leader in our space, we wanted to be mindful not to lose sight of the culture that's helped build the company," said Catalyst CEO June Lai.

World's Lightest 13.3" Laptop

Dynabook launched the world’s lightest 13.3-inch laptop with 10th Gen Intel Core Processors1. Weighing less than a Kg (just .87Kg), is loaded the professional-grade Portégé X30L and has a battery life rating of up to 14.5 hours4 on a single charge. Although ultra-slim in design, the device is also equipped with a full-size HDMI port and two USB 3.0 ports to eliminate the need to carry multiple adaptors when on the move. The laptop also includes a full-size Gigabit-LAN port for easy, high-speed access to network resources back in the office. The new Portégé X30L will start at $1,599.99 (Rs. 1.20 Lakh).

"With the Portégé X30L we continue to set the standard for mobility without comprising performance," said Philip Osako, vice president, marketing and engineering, Dynabook Americas, Inc.

"The Portégé X30L unlocks a world of productivity without weighing you down and is the perfect fit when ultralight isn’t light enough."

First smart cordless wet/dry floor washer

Tineco, a leading innovator in floor care and smart home appliances, unveiled a new smart vacuums within its ONE series, including the FLOOR ONE S3 and PURE ONE S11 and the MODA ONE S, an all-new smart hair dryer.

FLOOR ONE S3 is the first smart cordless wet/dry floor washer that automatically detects, washes and vacuums floors with its patented iLoop sensor. The FLOOR ONE S3 is a lightweight, cordless vacuum that offers up to 35 minutes of uninterrupted runtime, delivering a completely clean floor in one step. Once cleaning is complete, a one touch multi-stage self-cleaning feature flushes the tubes, brush roller and other contact surfaces with fresh water and detergent to keep the FLOOR ONE S3 clean and odor free, making maintenance a breeze.

The MODA ONE S is a uniquely-designed smart hair dryer with the latest intelligent technology that automatically adjusts airflow, heat, and ion. Smart sensors monitor hair and scalp moisture in real time, so hair dries quicker with less damage.

JBL: New Wireless Headphone Line-up

JBL added two more options to its existing lineup of true wireless headphones portfolio. The JBL LIVE 300TWS - from over-ear to in-ear with the IPX5 water-resistant feature. The JBL LIVE 300TWS has a built-in dual microphone for calls and 20+ hours of combined playback time with a compact charging case. It also has The Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa voice services built-in, as well as Ambient Aware and TalkThru technologies. It will be priced at $149.95 (Rs. 11,500/-) in four color options – Triple Black, Glacier White, Thunder Purple, and Petroleum Navy.

The JBL TUNE 220TWS features heart thumping JBL Pure Bass Sound with its 12.5 mm driver and easy access to the native voice assistant on a user’s device. Compatible with Android and iOS, everyone will be able to enjoy the innovative technology. Plus, with its hands-free stereo calling capabilities, users will never miss an important call. It will be priced at $99.95 (Rs. 7,700/-).

BenjiLock: Deadbolts that use your fingerprint as a key

In a first for homeowners, Hampton Products has merged the innovative BenjiLock By Hampton® fingerprint-unlocking technology initially deployed in padlocks with hardware expertise learned from decades creating security solutions to create a new line of exterior deadbolts that use your fingerprint as a key. Easy to install and program, BenjiLock By Hampton deadbolts combine convenience and high-end security for a versatile door lock that fits your preferences: Beyond fingerprints, users can unlock these deadbolts via app, user codes or traditional key. The Connected Home deadbolt features the ability to control the lock via mobile device through the Array By Hampton app. The prices range from $139 (Rs. 10,700/-) to $229 (Rs. 17,700/-).

Now a smartband that never requires charging

MATRIX has developed PowerWatch - the world’s first smartwatch that never requires charging- by applying innovative technology like its Gemini TEG (Thermoelectric Generator) and Mercury Boost Converter that enables body heat to generate electricity. With PowerWatch, it is possible to measure calorie consumption, activity and sleep, without ever needing to stop and charge. MOTHER is the World’s First Health Monitoring Wearable that Never Requires Charging.