Top 5 of Everything 2015

Top 5 of Everything 2015: Gadgets

This totally random list is compiled by MyBroadband.co.za's Jan Vermeulen.

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5. Segway-style “hoverboards” or standing scooters

This standing scooter is all the rage. Every lazy pubescent is dying to get themselves onto this futuristic device to cruise around the paved streets of their neighborhoods.

Cost: R5 000 to R10 000

4. Kindle Paperwhite

Every book club will be revolutionized with this paper replacement. No longer will you need to conceal the cover to read your romance novels.

Cost: R2 499.00

3. Pebble Time, Time Steel, and Time Round

We know you like being connected. Imagine, you don’t need to check your phone anymore – just lift your arm to see if that vibration was an EWN push notification, or your ex-messaging you.

Cost: R4 399,00

2. Microsoft HoloLens

Your life is bad, we know. We bring you something to live an alternative one. The Microsoft HoloLens is the state of the art virtual reality head set. It’s only a pity that it isn’t yet available.

Cost: No one knows,but it will be pricey.

1. Power banks

Put down your phone. The battery won’t last all day – oh wait no… now you can use your phone continuously for 3 days. Why? This amazing power battery is charging your phone, that’s why.

Cost: R150 to R2,000

Stay tuned for the next edition of this Top 5 of Everything.


This article first appeared on 702 : Top 5 of Everything 2015: Gadgets


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