The Top 10 Gadgets of 2017

The Top 10 Gadgets of 2017

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Samsung; Nintendo; Sony; Amazon; Photo Illustration by Kim Bubello Technology companies like Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and more are constantly finding new ways to improve their cutting-edge products, whether it’s with stunning new hardware designs, useful software improvements, or by coming up with entirely new products we didn’t even know we wanted. When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017 was the year of several big changes. First and foremost, it was the year of the voice-activated assistant, with devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home invading homes everywhere. It was also the year that smartphone designers figured out how to pack a massive screen in a device that’s still easy to hold, as seen in the iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S8. And it was th
The 5 Best Smartwatches for Health and Fitness

The 5 Best Smartwatches for Health and Fitness

Smartwatches
Did you know that aside from the obvious fitness trackers and wearables, there are smartwatches that do the same thing just as well? It’s true, and there’s actually a difference between a smartwatch and a fitness tracker, in case you weren’t aware. A fitness tracker – like the Fitbit and Jawbone devices – is designed with a single purpose in mind, tracking fitness stats and information. A smartwatch, on the other hand, can usually perform multiple functions like connect to a smartphone and display notifications, alerts and messages, browse the internet, play music and media and much more. Some of them also include fitness tracking hardware to monitor steps taken, calories burned, and information like that. For example, the popular Apple Watch can handle basic fitness tracking a
5 useful gadgets that should be on everyone’s list this school year

5 useful gadgets that should be on everyone’s list this school year

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Can you feel it in the air? It's that time of year again - back to school. Let the festive and feverish rush begin. Now, more than ever, tech gadgets are high on everyone's list. We all want the latest and greatest, not just because they are cool, but because they can help with ushering a more productive and efficient experience at school. And as parents, isn't that what we want for our kids? If you're wondering about what gadgets to get the lucky students in your family, I've scoured the web and narrowed it down. Here are five essential gadgets every student needs this school year. 1. Laptop locking station After spending all that money on a new MacBook for your college-bound kid, the last thing you need is to have it stolen right under their nose. And kids can be far too trus...