8 Cool and Affordable Tech Gadgets To Look Out in 2021
The future is transforming. Our everyday life is changing with the advancements and technologies happening around us. We find things easier today. With the advancements of excellent and affordable Tech Gadgets, every industry has been revolutionizing.
With the advances in digital technologies, from artificial intelligence, robotics to nanotechnology and virtual reality, there are several gadgets that we are supposed to know. The future lies in embracing emerging technologies.
With Wi-Fi and other network protocols, homes have turned into intelligent homes. In this blog, you will read about the topmost technical gadgets that will be in demand in 2021. From gaming gadgets, Healthcare devices, Daily home appliances to camera equipment, there are many more innovations to be experienced.
Top Gadgets of 2021
1. Amazon Smart Plug
Do you remember that day where you left a fan or AC unit running? Amazon Smart Plug would not let you get confused. This gadget is one cool gadget to look out for in 2021. With Amazon Smart Plug, you can control the lights, fans, TV, and other electronic devices with its voice control feature. If you have an Alexa-enabled device like Echo, Fire TV, Fire tablet, Sonos One, or even just the Alexa app on your phone, you can control other gadgets of your home.
If your tech gadgets are plugged into Amazon Smart Plug, you can open up your Alexa app and cut off the power. Smart plugs approximately use about 1-2 Watts of power. Therefore, your energy bill is measured in kilowatts per hour.
2. Moorebot Scout
Scout is the world’s first autonomous AI robot that can track, discover and explore your environment. Moorebot Scout is a home robot for intelligent monitoring. The popular features of Moorebot Scout are:
- FHD camera with night vision
- 4WD Mecanum Omni-directional wheels
- Wifi-enabled IoT mode
- Encrypted data with high security,
- Voice control with Alexa and Google
- Video streaming Alexa or Google screen devices
Scout is an ideal assistant for home monitoring. The best thing about Scout is that it has no blind spot. Instead, the Moorebot robot functions as an autonomous surveillance camera on wheels. This tool is a product of AI technology.
3. Parrot’s new Anafi AI drone
Parrot is releasing a new drone, the Anafi AI, in 2021. This AI drone is the first to use 4G as a primary data link. Anafi can also use a Wi-Fi connection.
The drone features include a camera with:
- 48MP 1/2″ Quad Bayer sensor
- 24mm lens
- Fixed F2.0 aperture
- 73º FOV affixed to a 6-axis stabilized gimbal with +90º upward and -90º downward tilt
- 4K/60p footage at H.265 with HDR10
That Parrot Anafi has a WISeKey Secure Element. The user can permanently delete all data with a single click with the gadget. With the latest Artificial Intelligence applications and insights, there are several powerful, real-world applications created today.
4. Dusk: App-Enabled Electrochromic Bright Sunglasses
Another innovation of 2021 is app-enabled electrochromic intelligent sunglasses. The app-enabled electrochromic bright sunglasses include open ear audio for music and a built-in mic for calls. This electrochromic glass can be used in high-end houses and offices for some time.
It is based on a timeless Wayfarer design. They are IP65 waterproof and have onboard tactile controls for adjusting the tint without a phone.
The built-in speakers of the sunglasses deliver crystal clear sound with bass. It is also perfect for driving, walking, or running. It has a premium matte finish and has all the technical advancements in it. It is waterproof and has only 26g.
There are two different Dusk glasses, including Dusk and Dusk Lite, with app-enabled, waterproof, and dustproof. However, dusk Lite has no built-in audio, built-in microphone, and voice assistance.
5. Reevo: The Hubless E-bike
The latest Reevo e-bike is hubless. The hubless cycle rolling down the street not only looks great but is filled with features. The bike has 750 watts of power, 500 watt-hours of battery, much gadgetry, and a pair of hubless wheels.
The features of the e-bike include a built-in wheel lock, fingerprint sensor, anti-theft sensors, and GPS tracking to protect your investment. The LED lighting to the front and rear wheels can turn themselves on automatically when the light gets low.
It has an integrated automatic lock housed within the frame, out of reach from bolt cutters. The integrated GPS with motion detection feature helps the user know where REEVO is.
6. Oculus Quest 2
Oculus Quest has revolutionized wireless VR. Quest 2 is a suite of innovations of new VR games. Quest 2 is designed to enhance fit and comfort. It has customizable head straps and facial interface add-ons. It is lightweight, easy to carry, and Powerful to experience virtual reality.
The Quest 2 version has simple graphics and an emphasis on physical movement. The software runs on a desktop computer when connected over USB or Wi-Fi.
7. Insta360 GO
Insta360 GO is the world’s smallest hands-free action camera. It weighs about 6x lighter than the old action camera. It has the same sized image sensor and fits perfectly on your shirt where you can travel, swim or even play by attaching the camera to you. The features of this camera include:
- FlowState Stabilization
- Mount Anywhere
- 1440p 50fps
- Waterproof to 4m (13ft)
- Auto Editing
- Slow Motion
- Remote Control
- WiFi Preview
8. Apple AirTag
Do you forget your wallet, keys, or anything often? If yes, here is Apple AirTag– a constant reminder for you. AirTag is the easiest way to keep track of your things. Once you attach your keys, backpack, or anything with AirTag, you can find it easily. On your radar in the Find My app, you can track down your Apple devices.
How does an AirTag work? First, your airbag sends out a secure Bluetooth signal. Then, devices in the Find My network can detect the signal. Do not worry; this protects your privacy and is encrypted. The battery life or data usage is also efficient in the Apple AirTag.
The Features of Apple AirTag are:
- 32mm diameter, 6mm thickness (TBC)
- IP67 protection
- User-removable CR2032 battery
- Personalization available
- Find My app tracking
- Precision Finding
- Ask Siri to find
- Seamless setup
There are many more cool and affordable Tech gadgets to look at this year. Artificial Intelligence-powered technological Gadgets are highly in demand and on the rise. Technology makes life better and much easier today. So why wait? Which gadget do you prefer to buy in 2021?
Jon Baleva is an IT professional with 20 years of experience in programming and networking. He has trained professionals and students in IT Programming courses. He is also a writer who writes on tech-related topics for various tech magazines in the Philippines. He is now an IT Trainer with Edoxi Training Institute, Dubai.