Empower your mobile lifestyle with the portable Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8.0) tablet, go nuts with the powerful Razer Blade gaming laptop, connect wirelessly with the Sony Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH50 and capture a picture of your loot with the lightweight Olympus Pen Lite E-PL6. And kids, remember to brush your teeth at the end of the day with the Philips Sonicare PowerUp Rechargeable Sonic Toothbrush HX3110
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8.0)
The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean tablet is powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, with an 8-inch display and a reading mode that makes e-book reading a pleasure. Switch on the Sound Alive and Dolby Surround audio enhancements, and you got a mini theatre in your hands. Its S Translator feature provides instant translation using voice recognition and text within your e-mails, messages and Samsung’s ChatON feature are translated in the blink of an eye. Furbish and Klingon translations not included.
Price: $468 (Wi-Fi, 16GB), $668 (Wi-Fi + 4G, 16GB), available from 3rd August at telecommunication operators, major consumer electronics and IT stores, and Samsung Experience Stores.
Olympus Pen Lite E-PL6
The power of a DSLR, in the body of a compact camera. This is the mantra of the Olympus Pen Lite E-PL6, a lightweight Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens camera. Avoid photo bombers by touching the right spot on the touch screen display and lock the focus on the right people. Get creative 12 different filters to portray a different mood in your photos. Narcissists, rejoice, for the 170 degree swivel monitor lets you adjust and capture the perfect self-portrait shot easily.
Price: $888 (body + 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 lens), $1088 (body + 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 + 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 lens), available now at Olympus authorised retailers
Philips Sonicare PowerUp Rechargeable Sonic Toothbrush HX3110
You don’t need an Apple gadget to keep the dentist away. Let the soothing vibrations from this rechargeable toothbrush eradicate plaque might make you want to brush your teeth more often. Thinking about cutting corners? No dice, because it comes with a two-minute timer to ensure the optimum brushing time. Follow your dentist’s recommendation to do two brushes a day, and the Sonicare HX3110 can last up to seven days on a single charge.
Price: $69, available at major department stores, leading electronics stores, selected dental clinics and authorized dealers.
Hot off the production line, the Razer Blade is a beastly machine that will satisfy even the most discerning gamer. Its all-aluminum chassis measures a mere 16.8mm in thickness, coupled by a stunning 14-inch LED-backlit, 1600 x 900 pixels display. This razer-blade thin gaming laptop gets a boost with Intel’s 4th generation Haswell processor, and an insanely powerful Nvidia GeForce GTX 765M (2 GB GDDR5) processor. Oh, did we forget to mention that the Blade comes with a 256GB solid state drive that will shave seconds off the loading times on your games?
Price: $2799, available now at participating electronics outlets and Razer Store.
Sony Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH50
Leave your smartphone in your pocket or bag, and check text messages, appointment reminders and other notifications through the Sony Stereo Bluetooth Headset SBH50’s OLED display. Tap the near field communication headset to smartphones or tablets with the same wireless feature, and the connection will be up and running in no time. Fitness buffs can clip the headset to their workout clothes and let the music stream to the Sony headset, or switch to its built-in FM radio for some random tunes.
Price: $108, available now at selected Sony stores, Tech@Vogue, Challenger, Gadget World, Newstead Technologies and other authorised resellers.
Samsung squeezes all its camera knowhow into the tiny NX500