*** From exercising the dog, to finding out what’s in the fridge, there’s now a gadget for everything. Jack Rear picks 50 of the best
Do you ever look around – in your home, on the train, in restaurants, shops, libraries, even classrooms – and wonder if we’re swimming in some kind of gadget soup?
Technology has infiltrated our everyday lives: according to one report from last year, the UK consumer electronics retail market is worth £16.1 billion a year, and it’s growing fast. Crunch the numbers and you learn that, on average, adults here spend a not-insignificant £300 a year on gadgets alone.
But is your money well spent? That’s the question we habitually ask on Telegraph Recommended, a new section of our website dedicated to finding the best-in-class products, from TVS to toasters. Our crack team of reporters conduct hands-on testing and speak to experts to discover the purchases that are worth your time and money. In short, we do the research so you don’t have to.
In the process, we’ve looked at a dizzying amount of new technology – including some gizmos that might make your life just a little bit easier, more fun, and maybe even slightly healthier. For those who love technological innovation and having the latest toys, here are a few ideas to check out.
SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH £279, ARGOS. CO.UK
Essentially wriststmounted smartphones, smartwatches allow you to take calls, play games and use social media, without taking your phone from your pocket. Oh, and d they help you