No doubt 2020 has been a year to forget for many people, so what better way to wipe your memory and cheer yourself up than to invest in some of the most exciting new tech innovations around? Here are ten of the most diverse and intriguing inventions money can buy.
Cycling’s popularity has grown exponentially over the past 10 years so it’s no wonder there would be suitable tech to follow. While it’s just about the greenest way to get around, it certainly isn’t the safest, especially at night. The Lumos Ultra gives your safety a huge boost by inserting a headlight and brake light directly into the helmet. What’s more, it also works as a turn signal so you can show motorists which way you’re turning!
The perfect tool for anyone who wants a personal movie, TV or video game experience. Combining high quality 360 degree sound with a micro OLED screen, Cinera Edge provides the best immersive home entertainment kit money can buy. It offers a whooping 2560×1440 pixels, eliminating blurring in motion, and incorporates 3D technology to watch the latest output on. Running on Android OS, it gives you access to all the content you can get your hands on so you’ll never run out of uses for this neat gadget.
This mini device is the ultimate way to share the audio you’re listening to with friends and family with its top quality bluetooth. Whether it’s an impromptu disco you’re after or sharing a movie with your partner on a long flight, this is a great way to make technology inclusive. It offers unlimited bluetooth connections but also comes with a nifty microphone for those Zoom meetings, so you can turn your headphones into a headphone and speaker set. It also provides the option to use it with your phone as a hands-free kit!
Certainly not one for the faint hearted! This insect pod is designed to provide you with a sustainable source of protein from your own home. Mealworms offer 54% protein and the pod offers up 100-300 grams of mealworm per harvest (every 1-3 weeks). When you consider that 25% of global emissions comes from livestock, this provides an eco-friendly source of protein which is cheap and reusable. The future’s bright…the future’s bugs!
For lovers of retro gaming comes a fantastic little handheld console so small you can put it on your key chain.The foldable and sturdy protective shell means there’s little risk of damage, and its autosave function means you can close the screen, go about your day then reopen it and start up where you left off in just 5 seconds. It offers a fantastic array of games from old consoles including NES, SNES, Megadrive and Playstation. The release date is scheduled for November this year and with the 450mAh Li-on battery, you’ve plenty of juice to enjoy hours of gaming fun.
Tired of lugging around a big bottle on your days out? This fantastic collapsible bottle may be the answer you’re looking for. It can hold 25oz of liquid but once it’s empty, it weighs just 4oz and can be folded down to just 2.2”, making it the world’s first origami water bottle!
With the recent pandemic, never has personal hygiene been more at the forefront of our collective minds. The LogicMaxx offers a hands-free, motion sensor activated sanitising unit which is also portable. By simply mixing water and salt it produces a sterile solution that kills 99.9% of bacteria (including coronavirus) through a process of electrolysis, and you’ll never have to pay for alcohol hand rub for your home again.
While we’re on the theme of hygiene, this LEAF Mask offers the world’s first FDA approved clear mask to protect you when you’re out and about. It’s hydrophobic technology means there’ll be no droplets and condensation on the inside of the mask, and it’s antimicrobial so it will destroy 99.99% of microbes before they can enter the mask. The see-through nature means you can still maintain human connection while protecting yourself, making it the clear mask of choice!
These aren’t just a snappy pair of shades, they’re also a hi-fidelity bone conducting device for listening to music and answering your calls. Inbuilt with 4 speakers, they incorporate bluetooth, voice activation and up to 6 hours of play time with a sleek design. What’s more, they’re prescription ready, and come with UV400 protection and a scratch resistant surface.
The Blueletti AC200 gives the user a portable, sustainable and reusable power option for outdoor parties, camping trips and much much more. It can also be used in the home as a means to reduce your electricity bills. Multiple ports mean you can charge up to 17 devices at the same time, and with 2000w of A/C power it offers you the power to run a TV for up to 23 hours. The solar panel also offers up fast recharging, taking just 3-3.5 hours to fill up, making it the fastest on the market.