The love for gadgets is not a new thing. It has been there since ages. People have created utility and fun gadgets even in the past. Needless to say, most of the gadgets earlier were mechanically operated. In the 20th century, electric gadgets also got introduced after the discovery of electricity. Today, the most loved gadgets are neither mechanical nor electric; they are computerized electronic gadgets. Gadgets are popular for a number of reasons including utility and entertainment. Here is the list of 5 most anticipated gadgets of 2013.
Playstation 4 (PS4) : The new face of gaming industry
PS4 or Playstation 4 is one of the most anticipated gaming consoles. It is a successor of PS3 by Sony Computer Entertainment. PS4 is expected to launch in late 2013. It will be the 8th generation gaming console and will compete with Microsoft Xbox ONE and Nintendo Wii U. PS4 will feature a simpler processor by AMD. This means it will cater to a bigger range of developers. This implies you can expect many more games than what PS3 has to offer. The hardware, processers and graphics controller are more advanced and you can expect an exhilarating gaming experience with PS4.
Xbox One: Not just a gaming console
Xbox One is also an upcoming 8th generation gaming console by Microsoft. It will be a direct successor to Xbox 360. It will compete with other 8th generation consoles; Playstation 4 and Nintendo Wii U. It is scheduled to release in North America in November 2013. Microsoft and media have classified Xbox One as the “all-in-one entertainment system.” It is not just a game console but will also offer plenty of other entertainment and home media services. Xbox One will also come with enhanced Kinect features. It will also offer interconnectivity between your existing TV set-top box and TV. This feature will allow you to watch the TV through your existing provider, but at the same time add some enhanced features like program guide, voice control and others.
Moto X: Ghost even before birth
Moto X which is codenamed Ghost is an upcoming smart phone by Motorola. The phone is scheduled to release in late August or September of 2013 in United States. It will be introduced with the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system. One of the most impressive parts of the phone is that it is customizable. You can customize the phone at the Moto Maker website. The customizable parts are front and back panel, colored buttons, wooden back panel and more.
Retina iPad Mini 2: A sweet bite for apple lovers
It is being called as the treat for the Apple lovers, more so for those who cannot live without their tabs. With the most anticipated Retina display, it is speculated to break all the sales record. It will be a big competitor to Samsung Galaxy tabs and Google Nexus Tabs. iPad Mini is expected to have a lighter but sturdier design. Retina display offers enhanced visuals but it will be backed by the enhanced processors and memory.
Google Glass: Wear it not just for style but for utility also
Google Glass is being written up as the breakthrough technology that will change the course of computing and gadget industry. It is a glass that you can wear on the go and still stay connected. It also offers the augmented reality features. You can do video chats, browse the internet, take a picture, and more with Google glass.
Will they meet the expectations?
There are many more anticipated gadgets queued up for release in the late 2013 and early 2014. History is testimony that while some of the gadgets of the past have created sales records while others have failed to meet the expectations and fallen flat. It is being hoped that the most anticipated gadgets will live up to the hype and expectations.