Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Top 10 Gadgets Of 2012… So Far

2012 has been an exciting year in the world of technology; there has been so much innovation from mobile, automobile, photo, video, sound, and even home appliances. It has been tough to see what stands out the most while more and more keeps being introduced but these are gadgets that have shown to be unique and with great quality. The top 10 gadgets of 2012…so far.
10. ifrogz Boost Speaker
This amazing little device is described as a NearField Audio™ speaker. Simply set media device on the top of the speaker while external speakers are in use and the Boost magically amplifies the sound.
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ifrogz website (Link)
9. Samsung Super OLED TV
The TV is produced from a single pane of glass and powered by a dual-core chipset that allows users to run multiple apps simultaneously and open multiple pages on the tabbed web browser. With each OLED pixel made up of self-emitting RGB sub-pixels laid directly on the display panel, there’s no need for a backlight or a color filter resulting in improved contrast, wide viewing angles, and superior black and white levels when compared to LCD displays.
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No release details available yet, should be set by late 2012.
No pricing has been available yet.
8. Roku Streaming Stick
Meet the Roku Streaming Stick. The easiest way to take your Roku Ready HDTV, Blu-ray player or other device and make it Streaming Smart. No extra set-top box, no additional wires, and no hidden fees. Plug the Streaming Stick into the MHL port of your Roku Ready device for a totally integrated Roku streaming experience. It has built-in WiFi, processor, memory and software, so you simply connect it to your wireless network and control it with your TV remote.
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Roku (Link)
No official pricing yet but said to be under $100.
7. Brammo Empulse
The Integrated Electric Transmission (IET™) – IET™ is a mechatronic propulsion unit that emulates the feeling and performance of a traditional internal combustion engine, with a specially developed electric motor, clutch and gear shift, that enables the 2012 Empulse to accelerate hard from the line up to a high top speed, something that is just not possible to achieve with a single ratio electric motorcycle. The 2012 Empulse is also the world’s first production electric motorcycle to feature water cooling.
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Available for pre-order at Brammo’s Online Store (Link)
$17,000 – $19,000
6. Nest – The Learning Thermostat
The Nest Learning Thermostat programs itself in a week and turns itself down when you’re away. Nest helps you understand how your home uses energy so you can save more. You can log in to your Nest Web app or smartphone app on-the-go to adjust the temperature at home.
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Nest Online Store (Link)
$249 plus $119 for installation.
It is Apple’s next-gen iPhone and is confirmed to be the fastest and thinnest smartphone on the market today. It has a Retina display 4-inch screen with true 16:9 ratio for great widescreen viewing. The anodized aluminum backing is looks great and protects the phone’s glass touchscreen like a dream.
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Available from multiple global carriers, retailers, and Apple’s Online Store (Link)
$199, $299, or $399 on 2-year contract
The Lytro camera is small, light, and stunning. The Lytro Light Field Camera boasts an 8X optical zoom lens with a constant f/2 aperture, capturing maximum light across the entire zoom range. Extruded anodized aluminum structural skin. Center of gravity shutter button. Intuitive multi-touch screen. And less than eight ounces. Since you’ll capture the color, intensity, and direction of all the light, you can experience the first major light field capability – focusing after the fact.
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Lytro’s Online Store (Link)
$399 – $499
3. Pebble E-Paper Watch
Pebble is the first watch built for the 21st century. It’s infinitely customizable, with beautiful downloadable watch-faces and useful internet-connected apps. Pebble connects to iPhone and Android smartphones using Bluetooth, alerting you with a silent vibration to incoming calls, emails and messages. Pebble can change instantly, thanks to its brilliant, outdoor-readable electronic-paper (e-paper) display.
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Pre-Order from Pebble’s Online Store, to be fulfilled once its backers have been rewarded. (Link)
2. Makerbot Replicator
Weighing a bit over 30lbs, personalized manufacturing using a MakerBot Replicator™ opens up a world of innovation, customization and creativity. Create your own 3D designs or download one of the thousands of models from, and turn your ideas into real, physical objects.
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Makerbot’s Online Site and will ship in about a week. (Link)
$1749 – $1999
1. MWE Emperor 200
Hand built to your requirements, the Emperor 200 is the ultimate computer workstation with several exclusive features such as touch screen control center, air filtering system, light therapy, electric powered leather seat, up to 3 x 27″ LED screens and a breathtaking sound!
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You can buy one by emailing the nearest shipping location found at MWE’s site (Link)


  1. "Weighing over 30 lbs" lbs !?! What century are you living in? I guess you also drive a steam-powered car. Join the rest of the world in the 21st century and use metric units.


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