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

Panasonic DMC-TZ60-S

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
The new flagship in Panasonic’s Travel Zoom series has 30x optical ultra zoom, a Live View Finder and an 18.1-megapixel High Sensitive MOS sensor. It’s also available in an all-black body. RRP $549

02 Sennheiser HD6 MIX

Sennheiser HD 6 MIX
Developed in conjunction with some of the world’s top DJs, the HD 6 MIX delivers a balanced, accurate sound for professional musicians and serious enthusiasts. RRP $369

03 Garmin ApproachG7_HR_025.1

Garmin Approach G7
A must-have tech tool for the avid golfer, the G7 has more than 30,000 preloaded golf courses, can be used as a scorecard and can even receive email, text and call alerts. RRP $379

Asus Transformer Pad

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T
This 10.1-inch Android tablet has a crystal clear 2,560 x 1,600 IPS display and is powered by a quad-core processor. The 17-hour battery life means this beast is great for frequent travellers. RRP $799


UE Mini Boom
The latest addition to the magnificent Ultimate Ears audio range is this ultra-portable Bluetooth speaker, which has a rechargeable battery and can playback in stereo if you buy two. RRP $99


Native Union Monocle
More than just a speaker, users can daisy chain up to 10 of these mini speakers to create a unique music playback solution — a great hipster accessory. RRP from $69.95

Linn Limited Edition Sondek LP12 Turntable

Linn Limited Edition Sondek LP12 Turntable
This record player from hi-fi specialist Linn has been crafted from the oak used in Highland Park whisky casks and comes with a bottle of a 40-year-old Scotch. RRP $51,925


Pelican ProGear Protector iPhone 5s case CE1150P
This sleek case has an elastomeric copolymer rubber interior to absorb shock and impact and is also available in black, white, red and orange, and for the Samsung Galaxy S4 (CE1250). RRP $39.95

Uniden iGo 820

Uniden iGo 820
This ultra-compact recorder with dual cameras can help protect drivers from fraudulent claims and accident disputes. Plus, it’s great for those that like to film their road trips! RRP $169


This new range of Full HD TVs — in 50-, 55- and 65-inch models — can record up to two channels and push and pull content to and from compatible smartphones and tablets via Wi-Fi. RRP $2,699