The quirkiest gadgets we saw in 2020: KFC’s gaming console to Samsung’s SERO TV

By: Tech Desk | Mumbai |

Up to date: December 24, 2020 6:39:26 pm





The KFC Console, Snapchat Spectacles and the Origin Massive O. (Picture: Indian Specific)

Nonetheless you have a look at it, 2020 has been filled with sudden twist and turns. Apparently, the world of know-how was not far behind, producing a few of the weirdest devices in these previous 12 months. From hilariously artistic to ones that have been downright foolish, listed here are a few of the quirkiest devices we discovered this 12 months.

KFC Console (Value not but revealed)

The KFC Console is a strong gaming console with a built-in module to maintain your hen heat (Picture: Cooler Grasp)

It might seem to be one, however the KFC Console isn’t any joke. The KFC Console is the world’s first gaming console with a built-in hen hotter to maintain you full when you rack up that kill rely. Developed by Cooler Grasp, the KFC console is a VR-ready system with ray tracing, able to 240fps gaming at a 240Hz output on 4K shows. It even options two Seagate BarraCuda 1TB SSDs for storage and a hot-swappable GPU slot that would even make it a bit of future-proof. Nonetheless, the actual spotlight right here is the hen chamber that retains your fried hen scorching when you sport away.

Oura Good Ring ($299- $999)

The Oura Ring is without doubt one of the smallest wearables, but can hold observe of your heart-rate, temperature and sleep. (Picture: Oura Ring)

Wearables have been a rising area of interest in know-how earlier than the pandemic struck. Nonetheless, the well being monitoring prospects of wearables rapidly accelerated their development. Meet the Oura Good Ring, a tiny wearable you’ll be able to put in your finger and neglect, whereas its sensors observe your sleep, coronary heart price and physique temperature.

As a bonus, the ring can be invincible towards water and sanitisers. A single cost retains it going for 5-7 days. You should buy the ring in varied finishes from a minimal matte black one to a flowery one studded with diamonds.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Dwell (Rs 11,990)

The Samsung Galaxy Buds Dwell characteristic a novel bean-shaped design. (Picture: Samsung)

Samsung’s true wi-fi earbuds this 12 months resembled kidney beans. The Galaxy Buds Dwell featured essentially the most distinctive design for audio equipment this 12 months, with a physique that utterly sat contained in the ear canal, as an alternative of a stem dangling out. This made the buds virtually invisible to the attention when an individual from the entrance. Whereas the design was initially met with blended reactions, opinions present that the Buds Dwell supply wonderful sound and are snug, regardless of having no silicone padding.

Snapchat Spectacles 2 and three (Rs 14,999, Rs 29,999)

The Snapchat Spectacles 2 and three are in a position to snap on the go together with another perks too. (Picture: Snapchat)

The Snapchat spectacles are self-explanatory. These glasses include built-in tiny cameras that may seize just about something, from your personal perspective. The Snapchat Spectacles 2 may even maintain its personal underwater! Nonetheless, that’s not all. The Snapchat Spectacles 3 additionally give you real-time 3D filters, successfully making them AR filters between your eyes and the world. Whereas purists ought to stick with their handheld smartphones to capturing every little thing, the glasses do have the cool-factor of their favour.

Y-Brush 10-Second Toothbrush ($125)

The Y-Brush 10-second toothbrush wants 5 seconds to your higher enamel and 5 to your decrease enamel. (Picture: Y-Brush)

A toothbrush that appears like a pair of dentures with a deal with just isn’t the very first thing you need to see within the morning. Nonetheless, the Y-Brush claims to offer your enamel a radical cleansing in merely 10 seconds, quite a bit lower than the traditional 2-3 minutes we spend. How does this work? Nicely, you place the Y-brush in your mouth and chunk down on it for five seconds, whereas its multi-angled bristles clear your higher enamel from all angles. Then, you’re taking it out, flip it over, and repeat the identical together with your backside enamel for one more 5 seconds. Squeaky Clear.

Prinker S Short-term Tattoo Maker ($249)

The Prinker S non permanent tattoo printer is good for a fast inking forward of a celebration. (Picture: Prinker)

Unveiled at CES 2020, the Prinker S tattoo maker is the proper inking resolution for people who actually desire a tattoo for a celebration or a trip, however aren’t prepared for the lifelong dedication folks often affiliate with tattoos. The hand held machine is able to ‘printing’ over 5,000 designs of tattoos in your physique. These designs may be chosen by way of a cell app. Simple to make use of and secure for kids, the Prinker S wants about 3 seconds to get a print in your pores and skin and it’s good to go. The FDA-compliant waterproof ink lasts from 1-3 days and may be simply eliminated with cleaning soap. A single cartridge can print about 1000 tattoos and you should purchase a spare cartridge, accessible in each black, and colored.

DJI Robomaster S1 ($ 499)

The DJI RoboMaster S1 is a remote-controlled automobile able to capturing each footage and innocent bullets. (Picture: DJI)

DJI is understood for its drones that are well-liked amongst YouTubers and different content material creators. Nonetheless, the DJI Robomaster is a very programmable build-it-yourself robotic that may journey in all instructions, managed by way of your smartphone, and includes a built-in 1080p digicam. Distinctive treading patterns on the wheels permit this robotic to maneuver sideways along with the ahead and backward motions. If that isn’t sufficient, it may possibly even shoot innocent laser beams and water beads.

Xech Timer Charger (Rs 799)

The Xech Timer Charger can save your gadgets from overcharging when by accident left plugged in. (Picture: Amazon India)

The Xech Timer Charger is a extra humble and sensible gadget in comparison with some others on this checklist. For these of us that wish to hold our telephones for an in a single day cost, that is the perfect adapter. The charger permits customers to set a timer countdown that begins while you plug in a tool and switch it on, and ends at intervals of 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 hours. As soon as the countdown expires the charger turns itself off, stopping any further present flowing into your machine for the remainder of the evening. It has a 2.1 Amp output and twin USB output ports. It’s also suitable with all iOS and Android gadgets.

Samsung Sero (Rs 1,24,990)

The Samsung Sero is ready to rotate 90 levels to point out content material in each panorama and portrait view. (Picture: Samsung)

One other entry from CES 2020, the Samsung Sero was an eye-catcher on the expo. The rotating TV is principally your continuously rotating cellphone, in a tv avatar. The spotlight of the Sero is its skill to rotate itself from panorama to portrait and vice versa relying on the kind of content material on show. So, you’ll be able to scroll by way of your YouTube feed in portrait however while you open a video, your entire show magically rotates to provide the full-screen expertise. The 43-inch TV can be geared up with 60W audio system.

GosFrid Lazy Readers Prism Glasses (Rs 530)

The GosFrid Lazy Readers Prism Glasses mean you can watch or learn content material at a 90-degree angle. (Picture: Amazon India)

If being lazy had a face, you’d discover these glasses on it. These weird glasses have small prisms embedded in them that allow you to see at a 90° angle. Much like how half a periscope would work, these allow you to look in a single route whereas having the ability to see what’s instantly below. There are limitless prospects for the glasses. It’s possible you’ll preserve an excellent posture together with your head up as an alternative of hunching down as you scroll by way of your Instagram feed or binge by way of your favorite present. Alternatively, you’ll be able to merely use these to have a mini-challenge navigating to the kitchen.

Origin Massive O (USD 2,499 to USD 2,645)

The Origin Massive O is a gamer’s dream come true., with a gaming PC and a console of selection in a single machine. (Picture: Origin)

Many consider the Origin Massive O initially started as a joke, however quickly was an actual product. After CES 2020, this gaming dream-machine was an actual system that individuals might purchase. The idea is fairly easy. The Massive O is a gaming PC that’s so giant, that it may possibly occupy a whole separate gaming console in it as nicely. You should buy the Massive O with both a PS4 Professional inside or an Xbox One S. Whereas which will appear absurd, the unique Massive O idea was a lot larger, cramming a gaming PC, a Ps console, an Xbox console and a Nintendo Change into one machine.

Aside from the flaunt worth of this machine, the Origin Massive O is a boon for streamers who can play and stream from the identical machine, with out the {hardware} efficiency taking successful. The PC inside and the console even have separate energy plugs that mean you can management if you wish to use one or each.

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