Gadgets To Expect In 2024
As technology continues to evolve at breakneck speed, it can be hard to keep up with what’s just newly landed – never mind what’s coming next. But as every new year rolls around there’s always a fresh collection of gadgets to make our lives easier, give us things we didn’t know we needed, and deliver fun activities that bring joy to our lives.
As we look to the year ahead here’s a heads up on our favourite gadgets to expect in 2024.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Series 7
We don’t have too much information on the new Galaxy Watch yet, but we do know that in 2024 it’s going to be all about AI and sleep. Samsung has conducted extensive research on its Galaxy Watch users to help them better understand what we all need in order to get a good night’s kip. As we know, it’s not just about the amount of time we sleep, but the quality of that sleep.
So we’re expecting to see a lot more AI features interwoven into the new Galaxy Watch, along with improved battery life and updated software. With a big focus on health and fitness tracking, we’re excited to see what the new Galaxy Watch Series 7 brings us.
Ikea Smart Sensors
When we think of tech and gadgets, Ikea aren’t exactly the first name that springs to mind. But with this new trio of budget home sensors, landing later this year, that might be about to change. True to their brand, at less than £10 each, they’re a complete steal.
Compatible with Alexa, Google Home, and Apple Homekit, the sensors cover all areas of your home. The Parasoll is a door and window sensor for home security, the Vallhorn is a motion sensor for inside or outside your home when you’re not there, and the Badring is a water leakage sensor. Together, all three provide complete peace of mind – and great value for money.
Petcube Bites 2
We all hate having to leave our beloved pets when we go out, but it isn’t always possible to take them everywhere. So having a tech friend at home who can watch over our furry friends is a godsend. Petcube – who brought us Petcube Bites, a smart pet camera to watch over your pets when you’re not there as well as dispense snacks via an app – has a brand new 360 camera launching sometime in 2024.
The Cam 360 rotates all the way around to show you everything your pet is doing while you’re not home. It has an 8 x zoom feature, so you can see your pet in close up, and it also has camera-off privacy mode, enabled through the app, for your security. The AI powered alert system will send you smart notifications based on unusual sounds or motions, meaning you won’t have to keep checking it, and can relax away from home.
Ring Always Home Cam
After many delays trailing all the way back to 2020, it looks like the Ring Always Home Cam will finally launch this year. In a bold step forward in home security, the Ring Always Home is a drone fitted with a camera that flies around your house while you’re not in and sends video to your phone wherever you are. You can set the drone to follow a flight path of your choosing and it will monitor any unusual activity within your home, acting as a first defence security guard to give you peace of mind.
Samsung Smart Ring
If you thought your Fitbit was great and you love your current smart watch, make way for the new line in smart rings. The Oura Ring is the current leader of smart rings, and this nifty titanium ring has been happily taking our temperature and monitoring our breathing for a while now. But the rumours are that Samsung have been developing their own smart ring to rival the Oura, and it’s set to be released later in 2024.
If you’re wondering what the difference is between a smart ring and a smart watch, your smart watch tells you how your day has been, while your smart ring has the ability to tell you how your day might go, based on your overnight breathing and temperature. We don’t know much about Samsung’s smart ring yet, but we’re excited to find out more!
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