Here are Appliance Retailer’s picks for the best new and newish gadgets for August 2014:

G3 Gold
LG’s new flagship handset is the G3. With a 5.5-inch Quad HD touchscreen, 2.5GHz Quad-Core processor and 2GB of RAM, this powerhouse bridges the gap between smartphone and phablet.

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Garmin Approach S6 Golf Watch
Swing Metrics to help golfers improve joins course maps, notifications and a high-res touchscreen to make this accessory a must for those that dream of wearing the Green Jacket.
RRP $449

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Apple iPod Touch
Available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB options, all iPods Touch now feature a 5-megapixel iSight camera, Full HD recording and Apple’s signature Retina display. There are six colours to choose from.
RRP from $249

Sony Walkman NWZ-ZX1
Thirty-five years after it released the original cassette tape version, Sony has unveiled the new Walkman NWZ-ZX1. Featuring a clean and sleek design with aluminum body, brass-plated components and a leather backing, it comes with 128GB of built-in memory capable of storing up to approximately 800 songs.
RRP $699

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Lasonic Boombox
The boom box is back! iWorld Australia is the new exclusive distributor of Lasonic, including its range of colourful audio powerhouses.
RRP $299

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Panasonic SC-MAX770GSK
Panasonic has refreshed its MAX range, which features jukebox and karaoke modes, as well as  Bluetooth capability and Panasonic MAX JUKE app to control music streaming for your mobile device.
RRP $1,429

TEAC Bluetooth Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer SB303
Great for amplifying TV volume or streaming audio wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet, this soundbar has a remote control for user convenience.
RRP $249


SanDisk Cruzer U USB flash drive
Described as a ‘must have for students’ it has a U-clip to attach to backpacks, key chains or binders. The Cruzer is available in 16 and 32 GB and comes in three colours. All information is kept safe with password protection using SanDisk SecureAccess.
RRP $13.95 and $25.95

Navman MiVue 388
Navman MiVue 388
Navman’s MiVue 388 records car journeys in Full HD. It also includes GPS tracking, speed information and, if it automatically sense sudden changes on the road such as the vital moments an accident occurs, it will immediately save a protected file.
RRP $249

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Laser Navig8r Sports Cam Wi-Fi
The NavSport Wi-Fi lets users watch and record in real-time on their smartphone via an android or iPhone app. It captures video in Full HD (1080p) at 30 frames per second, and up to 8-megapixel photo resolution. Nine accessories come as standard including remote control and helmet mount.
RRP $169

Screen Shift dongle

Kaiser Baas Screen Shift
Wirelessly display any photographs, videos, music, and internet content straight from your phone, tablet or computer to your television via an app. Can also be used as a wireless projector for office or boardroom presentations.
RRP $69.95