Here are Appliance Retailer’s picks for the best new and newish gadgets for May 2014:
Uniden iGO Cam 600 (RRP $129)
This new Full HD camera and LCD display is ideal for a variety of recreational road users, as well as drivers wanting to protect themselves from road-related disputes and claims.
Sony Waterproof Walkman (NWZ-W270S, RRP $99)
Sony’s latest Walkman is suited not just for the on-land fitness enthusiast, but also for those who enjoy listening to music while doing laps in the pool. It comes with specially developed swimming buds.
Magellan Echo Smartwatch (RRP $149)
Golfers rejoice! Magellan’s Echo range is now compatible with the GolfPadGPS app, so users can access information on more than 30,000 golf courses worldwide.
Beyonwiz T3 (RRP $499)
A triple tuner allows users to record eight channels simultaneously from the three different providers, while it can also access a wide range of online content providers via apps and plugins.
Nikon 1 V3 (Nikon does not release RRPs)
The latest in Nikon’s mirrorless range, the V3 has 18.4 megapixels, Full HD recording and a touchscreen panel to put creative control at the photographer’s fingerprints.
Acer Iconia A1-830 (RRP $249)
The Acer Iconia A1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet, is ideal for consumers who want a superior tablet for enjoying web browsing, casual gaming, sharing and staying connected.
Minix Neo X7 (RRP $249)
The Neo X7 is a quad core media hub running Android Jelly with three USB ports, Ethernet and Bluetooth. It is ideal for sharing content between smartphones, tablets, PCs and TVs.
Soul Combat+ Active Performance Headphones (RRP $269)
Relaunched with a new distributor, Soul Combat headphones offer great sounding music that is specifically designed for athletes, with antibacterial, anti-sweat and washable ear pads.
ViewSonic 27-inch Monitor (VX2770SMH-LED, RRP $449)
This Full HD monitor is equipped with SuperClear Technology for lifelike images and true colours that can be viewed from almost any angle.
TDK Life on Record Trek Micro (RRP $69)
Bluetooth connectivity and a rechargeable battery make this a truly portable speaker that will play back music from smartphones and tablets.