Two Thousand and Seventeen (2017) is here, and with the advent of this new exciting year there are a lot of high expectations with it. We have new things to look forward to, new discoveries to make and new experiences ahead of us. The technology world, in particular, certainly has a punch for us in-store in the year 2017. What can we look forward to or be awe-inspired by in the technology world this year?
Here is a list of few of the new technological gadgets you can keep tabs on or be excited about in 2017:
1. Lenovo Smart Assistant
Are you a fan of the Amazon Echo? If yes, then you will love this product. Lenovo brings to you a cheaper, sleeker and more charming and colorful alternative to the Amazon Echo their very own Lenovo Smart Assistant. It includes the Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, so you can enjoy the same capabilities and features of Amazon’s corresponding gadget.
2. Dell 2 in 1 Convertible Laptop
Dell introduced the Latitude 7285 and the new XPS 13 models this year, in their 2 in 1 convertible Laptop category. The Latitude 7285 is designed to be a close rival of the Surface Pro 4, and looks more like a laptop than other competitors in this category. The new XPS 13 is an improvement on its predecessor, and includes a new rotating hinge feature that allows you to be comfortable using it in any position you like – even using it as a tab with a 360 degree rotation.
3. Asus Zenfone AR
The next on the list of technology gadgets to be excited about in 2017 is the Asus Zenfone AR. As its name suggests, augmented reality is no more restricted to additional AR devices, such as smart glasses or headsets. You can now enjoy the augmented and virtual reality experiences right in your smart phone with this new Asus smartphone. The Asus Zenfone AR supports the two Google platforms, namely Tango and Daydream that make virtual reality experience possible. The smartphones hardware is hard-wired to track motion, recognize depth and adapt to its surroundings to create AR and VR applications.
4. Intel’s Credit Card-Sized Computer
This year, Intel brings to us a solution that we will need now and more importantly in the near future as technology makes huge advancing leaps. Today, laptops and desktops are designed to be customizable and can be upgraded very easily, unlike the ones in the past. But, what about the smart home appliances and the robots that we will use in the near future.
Intel’s Credit Card-Sized Computer Card is the solution for these gadgets. It is a mini computer that can be easily inserted into smart devices, such as security cameras, smart refrigerators and retail kiosks. So, upgrading their software when new standards are implemented is as easy as exchanging the card when needed and there is no need to buy and replace it with new equipment.
These are just a few of the technology gadgets to be excited about in 2017. It is just the tip of the iceberg and there are many more interesting, mesmerizing gadgets that you need to look out for.