2019 has already shown that it will be a promising one for the tech industry as it will herald a number of tech gadgets, gear, and services that will transform our lives in the coming year.
Room-wide Wireless Charging
There are a bunch of great wireless charging stations for iPhones and Androids out there, but very soon, placing your device on a station or even thinking about charging will not be the case.
The next wave of chargers promises to automatically refuel our phones as soon as we walk into a room. Think about it in the same way your phone connects to Wi-Fi, only this will leave you with plenty of juice to check work email all the way home.
Phones are about to get crazy fast. As PC Mag explains, 5G is the new fast! The technology known as 5G (which stands for 5th Generation) will offer these three things, says PC Mag: “greater speed (to move more data), lower latency (to be more responsive), and the ability to connect a lot more devices at once (for sensors and smart devices).
At the moment, you can experience the exceptional world of VR gaming with an Oculus Rift and a powerful enough PC. Or you can wait a little longer for the arrival of the Oculus Quest, which bills itself as “the world’s first all-in-one gaming system built for virtual reality.” No PC needed.
All you need to do is to put on the VR headset, grab the controllers, and commence battle in whichever universe you choose to immerse yourself.
Samsung’s Foldable Phone
There is no iota of doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S9 is a pretty sweet phone, and reports of what the Galaxy 10 holds in store are even sweeter. However, one thing that catches our eyes is the prospect of Samsung’s foldable phone that really has us freaking out.
As reported by CNET, the device is a tablet with a flexible screen that folds in half to become a phone. There isn’t a hinge—the screen itself folds. “It uses a new display technology called Infinity Flex Display that lets you open and close the device over and over without any degradation.