Acquired Taste: Gadgets Galore 

Get ready to treat yourself with today’s best toys. 
Thursday 14 November 2019

Cool and glorious gadgets you need to get your hands on, verified by our Editor-in-Chief. From facial rejuvenation to keeping your jewellery super safe, there is something for everyone.

Block Wireless Charger

The sleekest addition to the Native Union X Tom Dixon family could be a mainstay on your desk. For those of you who don’t have time to keep plugging in your phone every time you get to your desk, this is the most stylish option around. Plop it on the charging point and put your keys in the multi-purpose valet tray.

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Never get lost in translation again; just whip out your handy dandy Pocketalk and click that button. It’s the quickest, most accurate translation you’re gonna get on the go and has a catalogue of 74 languages. Make sure you’re not saying something offensive, especially in a foreign business meeting.

Photo: Pocketalk


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It’s the prettiest little light blue safe for your precious glittering bijouterie to keep wandering fingers at bay. With all the fittings of Stockinger’s larger safes, this tiny tot boasts an electronic lock system, fire protection, a silent alarm that can be connected to the central house system and Trydton armoured protection.

Photo: Stockinger


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Sonicare AirFloss Pro/Ultra

Get rid of the nasty plaque plaguing your teeth in just 30 seconds every day instead of pulling threads through the gaps and causing bleeds. The Philips Sonicare AirFloss Pro/Ultra is the key to a squeaky clean mouth. Good oral health is so important as it reduces your risk of developing common chronic diseases.

Photo: Phillips


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iPhone 11 Pro

Although this new iPhone triggers some people’s trypophobia, the camera quality and night shots are worth the horror of the design. It’s sleek, the lens clarity is sharp and the Pro delivers unparalleled performance for every task. It is water-resistant for a maximum depth of 4 meters for up to 30 minutes.

Photo: Apple


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Smart Home Weather Station

With accuracy that your weatherman could probably never achieve, this little Netatmo gizmo will tell you the temperature, weather, humidity, and indoor air quality of your home. The CO2 detection system is perfect for anyone with any hypochondria tendencies.


Photo: Netatmo


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Beoplay H9 AW19

Bang and Olufsen’s limited edition are not just state-of-the-art technology but eclectic fashion pieces. With advanced active noise cancellation, 25 hours of playtime and a voice assistant button, you can skip songs without lifting a finger.


Photo: Bang and Olufsen


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This LED face mask is all the rage in the beauty community, something that Meryl Streep in Death Becomes Her would have killed for. Created with cutting edge NASA-developed technology, the Angela Caglia Cellreturn boasts the ability to combat ageing by increasing the production of collagen. This revolutionary mask could be your secret weapon to soften fine lines and erase wrinkles.

Photo: Angela Caglia on Net A Porter


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This article is an excerpt from UNRESERVED’s November 2019 issue from the article GADGETS GALORE.

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