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THE LIGHT PHONE RESERVE AT THELIGHTPHONE.COM, PRICE TBC
If you’ve ever asked “why can’t a phone just be a phone?” the Light Phone is for you. This credit card-sized “dumbphone” can place and receive calls… and that’s it. No camera, no texting, no internet, no nonsense. How the world used to be.
TILEMATE PHONE FINDER £17.99, CURRYS. CO.UK
Never lose your valuables again with this handy fob, which slips into your phone case or inside your wallet or attaches to your
CHRIS DIGITAL L ASSISTANT FOR R DRIVERS £299.99, CHRIS.COM
Good old Chris is a motorist’s friend. He (it) is a satnav, telephone, and jukebox rolled into one. Functions are activated by voice, so there’s no need to take your hands off the wheel while driving. Not t that you ever would, of course.
GOPRO HERO 7 BLACK £379.99, COTSWOLD OUTDOOR.COM
Are you the sort who l loves climbing mountains, swimming in lak lakes and sailing ng d down river rapids? Then en you need a sturdy watererproof camera ra to document your experiences e and showsho them to your couch-potato couch relatives. Gopro’s latest does just that, recording all your adventures in Ultra HD. pretend you’re a spy by talking into your wrist.
STORE DJI PHANTOM 4 PRO V2.O £1,589, STORE.DJI.COM
While the advent of the flying car is still some way off, we can at least get a bird’s-eye view of our lives with a drone, above. DJI Phantom is the best of the bes best, taking stunning qu quality aerial footage w with an Ultra HD G Gopro camera.
ALLPOWERS SOLAR POWERED BACKPACK £78.99, £ AMAZON. CO.UK C
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SAMSUNG QLED 65IN 8K TV £4,999, SAMSUNG. COM
2019 promises to be the year of the 8K TV, which doubles the definition of the current top-of-therange models. Samsung is the first manufacturer to get to market.
SONOS BEAM £399, SONOS.COM
As televisions have got thinner over recent years, their speaker quality has become worse. If you want to actually hear the beautiful scores of your our favourite films, you’ll l need a sound bar. The e highly desirable Sonos Beam comes with speech enhancement so you’ll actually be able to hear those pesky BBC actors as they mumble their way through the latest costume drama. a.
BEASTS OF BALANCE £69, BEASTSOFBALANCE. COM
This tech-enabled board game, below, is a delightful cross between Jenga, Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution, and Pokémon. Balance animal figurines in a precarious tower and then turn to an accompanying app to manage a virtual animal kingdom that’s based on the pieces you play. Fun for all the family, 21st-century style.