Here are Appliance Retailer’s picks for the Best New and Newish Gadgets for September 2014:
Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds
This all-in-one fitness solution includes audio playback, an in-ear heart monitor and personalised voice coaching to keep the user pumped, informed and entertained (RRP $249).
This harness accessory enables GoPro camera owners to attach their action cam to man’s best friend, giving them and the world the chance to see the world from a dog’s perspective (RRP $89)
HTC One mini 2
This compact 4G ‘superphone’ packs a 13-megapixel camera, 16GB of storage and a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor into a smaller and lighter handset with a 4.5-inch HD display (RRP $599).
WD My Passport Ultra
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of WD My Passport external hard drives, the company has released new special edition 1TB and 2TB units in blue, silver and gold. The highend models include Dropbox integration. RRP $119 (1TB) & $179 (2TB)
Parallels Desktop 10
This software package enables Mac users to run a wide variety of alternative operating systems, including current and past Windows, Linux, Google Chrome and OS X iterations (RRP $89.95).
Olympus PEN E-PL7
The latest model in Olympus’ much-loved PEN range of retro-inspired compact system cameras, this 16.1-megapixel model features smartphone and social media integration and a 180-degree flip-down touchscreen for taking perfect selfies (RRP from $649).
Changhong 65-inch Android Smart TV (LED65C5500i)
“Our new TV delivers the promise of outstanding, quality viewing at an affordable price. This is the first release of our new range of TVs and we are introducing more of our new technology models over the next few months,” said GM, sales and marketing, David Esler (RRP $1,999).
Henge Docks Vertical Docking Station
Requiring minimal setup with preinstalled cables and supporting Thunderbolt connectivity, this dock provides integration between a MacBook Pro with Retina Display and a desktop or home theatre. RRP $149, available for 13- and 15-inch MacBooks Pro (pictured).
The iconic headphone brand is back with a new range of on-ear headphones targeted at fashion forward youths that like their music loud! This range comes in black, white, red, blue, grey and pink (RRP $259).
Ultimate Ears has refreshed its much-loved, best-selling Boom range of portable Bluetooth speakers, adding Blue Steel, Citrus, Orchard and Superhero (pictured) designs and releasing a new iOS and Android app for audio customisation (RRP$199).