Here are AR’s best new and newish gadgets for May 2015…
Philips Fidelio NC1 (RRP $349)
These stylish headphones feature Active Noise Cancellation to block out ambient noise for a pleasurable travelling experience. Outstanding sound quality is provided by 40-millimetre high definition drivers.
Olympus Stylus SH-2 (RRP $449)
An ideal compact travel camera, the SH-2 has an all-purpose 25-600mm zoom lens, 5-Axis optical stabilisation and Wi-Fi connectivity, along with impressive night and photography capabilities.
WD MyCloud Nas EX2100 (RRP $449)
Available from 0TB up to 12TB, WD’s prosumer NAS Drive allows for fast, heavy-duty data storage, which can then be accessed from anywhere in the world via WD’s bespoke apps.
Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse (RRP $149)
Setting a new benchmark for fast, precise and comfortable navigation this mouse has speed adaptive scrolling and a unique thumbwheel for side-to-side movement and page switching.
LaCie Mirror (RRP $429)
This high performance portable 1TB hard drive is wholly encased in scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass, making it an elegant addition for desktops in the home and office.
Asus ZenWatch (RRP $289)
With Corning Gorilla Glass 3, stainless steel case and stitched leather strap, this Android Wear smartwatch is both tough and stylish.
Brother P-Touch Labelling Machine PT-D600 (RRP $199)
Targeted at intensive users and SOHO market, this label marker comes with software for making high resolution decals, with a wide range of templates available.
Netgear Arlo Smart Home Security Camera (RRP $349)
Arlo is the first and only 100 per cent wireless Wi-Fi security camera with crystal-clear, high definition video, according to the manufacturer.
Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 (RRP $89)
The French brand is making a serious play at the mobility market and these 7-inch Android tablets in a range of colours are available in 4G, 3G and Wi-Fi only varieties.
Griffin WatchStand(RRP $29.95)
This stand displays the Apple Watch on a pedestal, holding it at an easy viewing angle while charging. To keep the Watch securely in place, it features the Apple-provided magnetic charging cable.