The new year brings with it new hope, dreams and a new range of red hot techie gadgets for us to moon over. Here we discuss not updates of existing products but 5 top expected entertainment gadgets of 2013 that will push boundaries beyond existing lines and make us eager to go through more interesting times ahead.
1. Galaxy S IV
According to latest reports, one of the worlds’s leading technology companies, Samsung, will launch itsnext generation Galaxy smartphone in April 2013. The phone is likely to have an unbreakable screen and a flexible display, meaning screens that can bend. The new Galaxy S IV, which has been code named as project J by company insiders, apart from a bigger and flexible screen display, will have a quad-core processing power, a 13 MP camera and 441 PPI, which is significantly superior to that of iPhone 5’s 326 PPI.
2. Google Glass
Google glass is a pair of specs that could do it without getting your hands involved. For example, while driving in the car your map route to your destination pops up in front of your eyes or while you are busy eating hands-on on the deck, you get to click the rare photo of the flying fish. That is exactly what Google glass is supposedly bringing home to consumers in 2013. Created by Sergei Brin, one of the founders of Google, the Glass is the high tech gadget piece, once science fiction used to be written about. It comes with a micro android-enabled computer within, that sends out information from the web about weather reports, messages from your friends and map directions on its glass screen for your easy perusal. It also has a camera for both still and video photography. For a further experimental analysis, a group of para-gliders has filmed their stunt with Google Glasses while diving down from the sky recently and published it on the web.
3. Oculus Rift
The Oculus rift is a head-mounted gadget and the first ever true 3-D video virtual reality gaming experience. Designed by Palmer Luckey, the headset remains connected to a computer and presents your environment in full 3-D vision that tracks your head movements with a field of view of about 110°. Priced at around $300, it is expected to be launched in late November 2013 and is every gamer’s fantasy come true.
4. XBox 720
The summer of 2013 will see the unveiling of Xbox 720 code named as Durango. Fueled by quad-core processor and 8GB RAM, the console includes Blu-ray support, 3-D gaming and the ability to record from live TV. It will supposedly also work with reality glasses.
5. Apple iTV
With most of the real facts shrouded in mystery, Apple is set to turn its attentions to the TV sector with its expected launch this year of Apple iTV. The facts remain highly elusive but the efforts are definitely in speculation after the hints available in the official Steve Jobs biography of having finally cracked into this sector. Being a pet project of Sir Jonathan Ive, it is supposed to revolutionize the television industry forever by featuring the best of Apple hardware and software including iOS 6 and an enhanced version of iTunes. Some insiders also hinted it to sport a massive 50-inch display screen armed with retina display technology to bring out supreme level of clarity and sound.
With all these above mentioned gadgets and more others yet unknown in store, 2013 looks to be an exciting year to look forward to, for all hi-tech and gadget lovers across the globe. It will definitely take you to the next level in entertainment speckled with all those special moments of relaxation and fun.