In 2012, hundreds of cool tech gadgets have been released. Below are 7 tech gadgets that peaked my interest.
OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) is now offering their XO3 tablet for only $100. Well, that is what they are stating but this children’s laptop has been listed for upwards of $200. This device is designed for children in developing countries. The XO3 runs on Linux or Android, touts an 8″ display, 4GB of internal storage, 512MB of ram, and best of all, it can be charged with solar panels or a wind-up handle.
The Cadillac CUE offers drivers the ability to safely connect while driving. CUE combines an 8″ LCD touch screen with tactile feedback and intuitive controls similar to that of a smart phone or tablet. The result is an effortless driving experience. If you are a technophile in the market for a new car, the 2012 and 2013 Cadillac XTS, ATS, and SRX are CUE equipped.
The MakerBot Replicator is a personal 2-color 3D printer. You can now make 3D figures roughly the size of a loaf of bread. At a price of roughly $1,750, the MakerBot Replicator is within reach for small business owners and 3D printing hobbyists.
Rather than a mouse, the Tobii Gaze uses your eyes to interface with your computer or other electronic devices. Quickly zoom and auto-center, open windows in less than a second, and work with menus off-screen. The Gaze interaction will surely change the way we interact with electronic devices.
Tagg GPS Pet Tracker
With the Tagg GPS Pet Tracker, you can track your pet’s location from your computer or cell phone. Set up a Tagg zone and receive email or text alerts when your pet steps outside your pre-defined area.
Voomote Universal Remote Control Converter
Turn your iPhone into a personalized remote control. The Voomote is not just “another TV remote”; it will control up to 98% of your other electronic components.
Apple HD TV
The Apple TV features 802.11N Wi-Fi and an Apple remote to control your Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, Vimeo, as well as music and photos from iCloud.