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

01 UnideniGO Cam 600
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

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


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 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.

Canohm NEO-X7

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 Blue

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 micro range

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.