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December is usually the month with the least number of new gadgets. Most companies have already released their “latest and greatest” gadgets before the holiday cycle. Also They’ll wait until early next year (probably at CES) for that, but there were still quite a few notable announcements. Here’s what you missed.
(Click here for the best announcements from last month, November 2022.)
DJI Mini 3
DJI Mini 3 Pro — A drone with many of the same advanced flight and filming features as the company’s mid-range Mavic Air 2, but packaged in a much smaller 249-gram size (so no permit is required to fly). Masu — was announced earlier this year. Year. More than half a year later, DJI has released a more affordable version.
The “non-pro” DJI Mini 3 looks basically the same, but is more difficult to fly because it doesn’t have the same object avoidance sensors. It also doesn’t support the same advanced shooting features. One of them, ActiveTrack, allows the drone to lock onto a subject and keep it continuously in frame during flight. On the plus side, the new DJI Mini 3 is $200 cheaper than his DJI Mini 3 Pro.
LG UltraGear OLED (27GR95QE)
The LG UltraGear OLED (27GR95QE) is one of the most talked about gaming monitors this year. This is a 27-inch monitor with an OLED panel, 2,560 x 1440 resolution, 240Hz native refresh rate, 0.03ms response time, and 98.5% coverage of the DCI-P3 color gamut.
Optimized for Xbox Series X and PS5 consoles thanks to two HDMI 2.1 ports, but also suitable for PCs as it supports both AMD FreeSync Premium and Nvidia G-Sync technology. The LG UltraGear OLED was technically announced earlier this fall, but LG finally announced its pricing this week.
native union belt cable duo
Native Union has launched a new charging cable with a distinctive braided design. However, the Belt Cable Duo is different as it is his one cable for USB-C and one for his Lightning head with his unique “dual head” design. This means you can charge your gadgets via USB-C or Lighting, making him twice as versatile as other cables. Unfortunately, it is not possible to charge two devices at the same time. Available in several different colors.
Dyson Zone is the company’s first wearable. These are wireless noise-cancelling headphones that look conventional but can actually purify the air you breathe through an attachable visor. The Zone was announced last April, but Dyson has revealed that information this week, though it omitted some key details like pricing and availability. The Dyson Zone will be priced at $949 and will be available in March 2023.
Symfonis floor lamp speaker
The Symfonisk floor lamp speaker is the latest in the IKEA and Sonos collaboration line.It’s basically a Sonos One SL speaker (no voice assistant) disguised as a floor lamp. It can be replaced. It is essentially a taller version of the existing Symfonisk table lamp speakerAvailable January 2023.
iFi Go Link
The iFi Go Link is the company’s latest portable DAC/amplifier that can be used to connect wired headphones to your smartphone, tablet, or computer. It connects via USB-C, but iFi ships with a Lightning adapter (and a USB-C to USB-A adapter), so iPhone users don’t have to worry.Go Link has a 32-bit ES9219 Saber. It has a built-in DAC and supports high-definition audio files up to 32-bit/384kHz. It’s also quite affordable.
Satechi Duo Wireless Charger Power Stand
Satechi has announced a new hybrid device with both a portable battery pack and a wireless charger. With a battery capacity of 10,000mAh, it can charge most smartphones several times. The neat foldable design transforms into a magnetic wireless charging stand, but in doing so it also reveals his second Qi wireless charging spot for AirPods. It can wirelessly charge two devices at the same time, but has an extra USB-C port to charge his third device via a wired connection.
Audeze are well-known for their planar magnetic headphones, which can offer high resolution with extreme distortion compared to traditional headphones with dynamic drivers.Maxwell is proud to bring the same kind of sound to its wireless gaming headset. It’s designed to work on PC, PlayStation, Switch, and Xbox (although the Xbox model costs $30 extra). With a detachable boom mic and built-in his Bluetooth, including support for Sony’s LDAC audio files, you can use them as your regular wireless his headphones when you’re not gaming.
price: $300 ($330 for Xbox version)
Retrospekt CP-81 Portable Cassette Player
Retrospekt is best known for creating new age versions of vintage technology. Its latest creation, the CP-81 Portable Cassette Player, capitalizes on both the cassette tape revival and the recent popularity of transparent gadgets. Yes, wired headphones with orange ear cushions are included.
Zens 4-in-1 and 3-in-1 Modular Charging Stations
Zens has announced two wireless charging stands that are fully compatible with MagSafe. That means you can charge supported iPhones (12+) up to 15 watts. The two charging stations are identical, but the 4-in-1 (Indicated) model has a magnetic mounting station to add an Apple Watch charging puck. Both of these models can be purchased directly from Apple.
price: $150 (3-in-1); $180 (4-in-1)
Rensilva Loft (Tuxedo Special Edition)
The Wrensilva Loft is an all-in-one hi-fi system with gorgeous retro charm. First released in 2020, the system consists of a turntable, a preamplifier, a 100 Watt amplifier (Bang & Olufsen) and a two-way bass reflex speaker. It also has built-in Sonos compatibility. Loft was originally released in 2020, but the company is now releasing a special edition “Tuxedo” colorway, and only 100 of these models will be released. However, this special edition console will cost more than the regular model with the black grille.
UAG Lucent Power battery with kickstand
The Lucent Power Battery with Kickstand is a new MagSafe compatible portable battery pack for all supported iPhones (12+). It has a capacity of 4,000 mAh, enough to power a normal-sized iPhone at around 70%. As its name suggests, it features an integrated aluminum kickstand that supports both horizontal and vertical viewing angles.
Rotel S14 Integrated Network Streamer
Rotel announces its first unified network streamer. The S14 is an all-in-one hi-fi player with an amplifier (150 watts per channel, 4 ohms) and a 32-bit ESS Saber DAC, boasting native support for several major wireless streaming services, including Spotify. , Tidal, Cobbs. For streaming from your device, we support AirPlay 2, Google Cast, and Bluetooth aptX HD. There are also many analog connections. Available in black or silver finish.