From stylish smartwatches to virtual reality headsets, 2014 is the year of innovations. As the year ends, we bring you the top ten gadgets of the year
GOPRO HERO 4
GoPro HERO 4 is the best device for the people who want to shoot their adventures. The GoPro HERO4 comes in silver and black editions and is a perfect blend of company’s existing technology with improved resolution, upgraded audio systems, and time lapse capabilities for ultra low-light scenes at night.
PANONO PANORAMIC CAMERA
Shooting panoramas has never been easier with Panono panoramic camera. Simply throw the Panono into the air and the cameras will automatically trigger at their highest point, giving you the perfect panoramic shot without ghosting effects. You can also hold the camera in your hand and use it manually, by pressing the button or remotely via the Panono app.
MOPHIE SPACE PACK
Unlike Android phones which allows you to expand their built-in storage, iPhone users feel the scarcity of storage. But now for the first time, iPhone users who want more space have an option. Mophie Space Pack—a 1700 mAh battery case for iPhone 5/5s that doubles as an external storage drive for your phone—is the solution of battery drainage and storage issues for iPhone users.
NETATMO JUNE BRACELET
Netatmo JUNE bracelet measures its wearer’s exposure to the sun throughout the day and give real-time advice on how to protect from the sun. JUNE suggests the most appropriate SPF cream for the skin, taking into account the current UV levels. The bracelet has been crafted by a designer who creates pieces for leading French jewellery names.
MICROSOFT SURFACE PRO3
Microsoft latest invention is a tablet-cum-laptop which has created abuzz in the market. The Surface Pro 3 works as a tablet when you want to watch video or read e-books. It works as a laptop when you need to get serious work done.
SMARTTHINGS STARTER KIT
From alerting you when your kids get home from school to brewing your coffee before you wake up, the connected home promises to be the invisible aide we’ve always wanted, SmartThings Starter Kit allows to connect inanimate objects in your house to your phone.
DJI PHANTOM VISION 2+
The DJI Phantom Vision 2+ is an easy-to-set-up and ultimately simple-to-pilot quadcopter drone for aerial photos and video. It’s fun to fly, well-constructed, has very good battery life for its class and can painlessly be set to navigate a flight path autonomously.
OCULUS RIFT DEVELOPMENT KIT 2
Since the release of first Oculus Rift Development Kit, the world of gaming has changed enormously. With work on content well underway – games, movies, interactive adventures – the release of a second development kit brings significant upgrades and represents a giant leap towards the final consumer release in 2015.
iPAD AIR 2
Apple has always surprised its users with a unique line of products and it has done it with the iPad Air 2. It’s razor-thin, lightning fast and also comes with the best app selection bar none, thanks to the Apple App Store. Featuring the A8X chip and 2nd gen 64-bit architecture, the iPad has all the power plus up to 10 hours of battery life.
MOTOROLA MOTO 360
Motorola’s Moto 360 is undoubtedly one of the hottest wearable devices of the year. The Android Wear flagship is the first device of its kind to effectively blur the lines between a smartwatch and a regular mechanical timepiece in terms of design.