There is an adage in business that states, “Consumers do not know what they want.” While there are arguments in support and against this view, it almost is true, especially in the tech industry. Every year, tech giants and startups alike come up with innovative gadgets meant to improve user’s experience. This article highlights some of the new and trending devices of 2018.
- Fitbit Alta HR
With digital health funding hitting the $3.4 billion mark, digital health companies are developing more health-related gadgets with the Fitbit Alta HR among the best fitness trackers of 2018. For individuals that have never owned such a gadget, the Fitbit Alta HR is a great place to start. Unlike other wearable gadgets, the Fitbit Alta HR battery lasts a week. You, therefore, don’t have to worry about monitoring your fitness goals wherever you are. Aside from tracking your steps, sleep and heart rate, this gadget comes in different colors. This makes the Fitbit Alta HR both aesthetically appealing and functional.
- Compact Soundbar
As tech consumers go for minimalism, tech companies in the audio industry are taking note. Compact soundbars such as the Acoustic M3, meet the needs of most portable speaker’s enthusiasts. The compactness makes it easy to fit under a TV set without taking too much space. Most importantly, however, is its ease of setup which ensures maximum performance with very little fuss. To those looking for an affordable soundbar that delivers an excellent sound performance this year, the Acoustic M3 is the soundbar of choice.
- Wi-Fi Door Bell
Traditionally, doorbells have been nothing more than knobs one presses to announce their presence at the door. All that is changing as security in homes have become paramount. Enter Wi-Fi enabled doorbells. These doorbells feature a high definition camera, full-color night vision, wireless connectivity as well as a motion sensor. This makes it easy for homeowners to keep tabs on visitors from their smart gadgets such as smartphones and tablets. Most importantly, it is possible to set the video recording such that the camera automatically stores the video to your cloud account for convenient access.
- Wireless Charging Stands
Nothing is annoying than having to contend with meters of cords for the different tech gadgets you have. People, especially travelers, want fewer cords in their bags and still maintain the ability to juice up their gadgets on the go. Wireless charging stands offer this opportunity, and as such, one doesn’t need to be near a charging socket just to charge their phones.