With how fast technology has evolved over the past decades, you may of missed some of these technology inventions that you can purchase on the market today.
We have compiled a list of some of the most interesting, useful and affordable tech gadgets you can get delivered straight to your door today, it may just revolutionise the way you currently live or just be helpful in your day to day life.
1. HTC VIVE Virtual Reality System
- Spot Every Detail with Enhanced Optics
- Cutting-Edge Chaperone Technology
- The VIVE Pro comes with the all-new Chaperone Technology that re-creates a virtual outline of your environment, enabling you to see and feel the current surroundings without the need of removing the HMD.
- Crossing Realities with the VIVE Pro
The HTC Vive is a virtual reality headset developed by HTC and Valve Corporation. The headset uses “room scale” tracking technology, allowing the user to move in 3D space and use motion-tracked handheld controllers to interact with the environment.
The HTC Vive was unveiled during HTC’s Mobile World Congress keynote in March 2015. Development kits were sent out in August and September 2015, and the first Consumer version of the device was released on April 5th, 2016.
This by far has to be on the top of my Christmas list, but with a hefty price tag I shall not be getting my hopes up.
2. Smart Notebook That Backs Up Your Notes/Drawings To The Cloud
- Worlds first reusable Notebook – 32 reusable pages wipe clean with a damp cloth when used with Pilot FriXion pens
- Wave comes in Executive and Letter sizes. At 15 x 22 cms the Executive size is close to A5. The Letter size is 22 x 27 cms which is closest to A4. Perfect for students, school or uni (Oxford & more)
- Upload your notes to Google docs, Dropbox, iCloud, Evernote, email and more using the quick to setup app. No more wasting paper – this environmentally-friendly notebook can be used endlessly
- Frixion Pen Inlcuded
- Rocketbook is the No.1 Crowdfunded Office products of all time on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
When you’re taking notes, there is something about writing with a pen that just feels better than typing. Plus, if you’re drawing or sketching it is basically imperative. This cool smart notebook allows you to have the best of both worlds, writing and drawing with a regular-looking pen but still being able to save your projects to the cloud. With 36 reusable pages, you can sync everything to Google Drive or Evernote and once you’ve filled it up, simply wipe it clean with a damp cloth and start over.
3. Smart Lock
- No more keys: Open your door and control who comes in – all from your August Home smartphone app
- Easy install: Attach to the inside of your current deadbolt in minutes. Your home’s exterior is unchanged
- Hands-free access: Auto-unlock when you arrive home. Auto-locks after you’re inside
- Feel secure: Share temporary virtual keys with guests & monitor access with 24/7 in-app activity feed
- Remote access: Control your front door from anywhere from your app. Requires August Connect
- Works with: Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit (Siri), the Google Assistant, Nest, IFTTT, Wink, Logitech Harmony, Logitech POP, iOS and Android devices
Ever get halfway to work and wonder if you remembered to lock the door? Never worry again with this amazing smart lock that allows you to remotely lock and unlock your door from your phone. Use it to let friends into the house so you don’t have to hide a key under the mat, or give access to house sitters and dog walkers. It’s also a super convenient way to avoid fumbling with your keys forever — just tap your phone to open the door as you’re walking up the steps. It will automatically lock behind you. As an ultra-futuristic bonus, the video-equipped device lets you view your doorstep from anywhere, making it a great security assistant, too.
4. Automatic Egg Cooker
- Revolutionary cooking system lets you enjoy egg treats like never before
- Prepare eggs, omelettes, frittatas and more in just 2 easy steps
- Unique, patented design cooks healthy and delicious eggs without the use of pots or pans
- Easy to use and clean with a durable non-stick cooking chamber
- Each unit comes with a cleaning brush, 5 wooden skewers, food packaging accessory, and a user manual with 25 recipes
When you’re in a hurry to get out the door in the morning, this automatic egg cooker will be a godsend. Just crack an egg or two into the Rollie and push a button. Six minutes later, a bizarre but delicious tube of cooked egg will pop out the top like a piece of toast. There are dozens of recipes for omelet-style creations you can make with the device and it comes with a recipe book to show you how.
5. Cooking Spoon That Stirs Itself
- Hands free stirring saves time and effort. Patented and made in the USA
- Prevents food sticking, burning and pot scorching
- Self-adjusts to stir pots and pans 6 – 12 inches in diameter, 3 – 9 inches in depth
- Powerful high torque gear motor silently stirs all foods to perfection developing more flavour and creaminess: risotto, puddings, soups, marinara, hollandaise, chilli, polenta, oatmeal, candy, etc
- Rechargeable: stirs over 13 hours per charger
Forget standing over a pot of stew monotonously stirring while your life ticks away. This brilliant automatic pot stirrer is the ultimate gadget for kitchen multi-tasking, ensuring that your food won’t stick to the pot or burn at the edges so you can focus on other cooking to-dos like chopping, measuring, and blending. The self-adjusting gadget, which features a strong, high-torque gear motor, is compatible with any pot sized 6 to 12 inches in diameter.
6. Smart LED Light Bulb You Can Control With Your Voice
- Flexible Set-up: Connect Element bulbs to your Element hub. Or, connect bulbs directly to Echo Plus, SmartThings or Wink. Use the associated app to control your lighting
- Smart Lighting: Turn lights on and off, dim or brighten, and set schedules using Sengled Home app (iOS and Android) when connected to a Sengled Element hub
- Voice Control: Works with Alexa or Google Assistant. Control your lights via voice commands to turn on/off, adjust brightness and more. (Compatible hub is required)
- Control From Anywhere: Use the hub’s app to control the lights at home or when away. Set schedules to turn lights on/off automatically
- Energy Efficient: Element LED bulbs save 80% energy compared to incandescent lighting. Use Element Home app to monitor electricity (kWh) use
Compatible with Amazon Echo Plus, SmartThings, Wink Hubs, Alexa, or Google Assistant, this smart LED bulb allows you to control the light in your house with only your voice. Turn the lights on and off, dim them to different hues, and create schedules around your work or school day. On top of voice control, you can also monitor and control the light bulb remotely from your phone, allowing you to turn the lights off after you leave the house on days you rush out in a hurry.
7. Drain Cleaner That Clears Clogs With Air
- Works on sinks, tubs, and toilets
- Reusable, environmentally friendly, and easy to use
- No waiting for a plumber
- No chemicals
- Safe for any drain, works on sinks, bath tubs and toilets
This incredibly innovative drain blaster uses compressed air technology to clear your drain with a giant explosion of air, which means you’ll never again have to dump noxious chemicals down your drain or tug at disgusting wads of hair and grime. It’s powerful enough to clear food clogs, wadded up paper, and thick mattes of hair. The durable device, which keeps your drains chemical-free, can be used on sinks, tubs, and toilets
8. Mouldable Glue That Turns To Hefty Silicone Rubber Overnight
- Sugru Original Formula is the world’s first moldable glue that sets strong by turning into silicone rubber
- Advanced silicone technology that bonds permanently to almost anything, then sets strong by turning into a durable, tactile silicone rubber overnight
- Ideal for all sorts of DIY projects for indoors and out: Fix, bond, seal, improve, mount and create
- A unique combination of technical properties: waterproof, heat- and cold-resistant, durable, flexible, shock-resistant and electrically insulating (up to 24 volts)
Literally everyone would benefit from owning a pack of Sugru, it’s incredibly versatile. But if your living room is full of rolls of duct tape and half-completed DIY projects you saw on Pinterest, then you’re really going to appreciate this genius invention. This mouldable glue lets you stick the adhesive onto the item you’re working with and shape it to your will with your bare hands. It isn’t goopy or sticky like most glues and bonds overnight, morphing into strong silicone rubber. Sugru is fully waterproof and works on glass, ceramic, wood, metal, and most plastics.
9. Portable Natural Light Box to Boost Energy Levels
- Lumie Vitamin L is the slim light therapy solution you can take with you to improve mood, energy and focus at home, work or college
- Lumie Vitamin L produces 10,000 lux at 20 cm; 30 minutes treatment for the symptoms of winter blues and SAD
- Portrait or landscape position – generous 20 x 28 cm surface area with warm white LEDs and rippled diffuser for a soft, comfortable light
- Certified Medical Device (Class IIa), energy-efficient and UV-free
- Lumie Vitamin L has a 3-year warranty and is designed by Lumie, the light therapy specialist and inventor of the first wake-up lights
Do you start getting to feel a little down mid-winter, or lack energy due to the grayness and lack of sunlight? this light lamp is the perfect solution, offering 10,000 lux of energy-inducing wide-spectrum white light. Mimicking natural sunlight, you can place it on your desk while you work, or set it down nearby as you read, breakfast, watch TV, or getting ready in the morning. Just 20 to 30 minutes of lamp use each day will boost your energy levels and help you sleep better.
10. High-Tech Chamber That Clean Your Phone With UV Light Rays
- PhoneSoap’s revolutionary bacteria-zapping technology was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank and tested and proven on the Discovery Channel
- PhoneSoap kills 99.99% of all bacteria on your phone
- PhoneSoap 3 fits all phones, including the larger phones such as the iPhone 8 Plus
- Two charging ports on the back of the device, charge and sanitize at the same time
- Sanitize whatever fits inside. From pacifiers, smart watches and headphones to credit cards and keys
Instead of using sticky wet wipes or spraying your screen down with gross chemicals, simply put your device in this sanitizing UV chamber, shut the door, and 10 minutes later your phone is clean. The UV phone sanitizer uses UV-C light rays to kill bacteria, eliminating 99.99 percent of the germs found on electronics.