1Samsung Galaxy S 4, Nexus 7 Among Coolest Gadgets of 2013 (So Far)
By Nathan Eddy
2Samsung Galaxy S 4 Moves the Bar Forward
Samsung’s latest smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s 1.9GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor and offers a ton of hands-free features that provide a serious challenge to the iPhone.
3Apple MacBook Air Still the Notebook to Beat
While it may look the same from the outside, Apple’s interior update to the Air, now sporting Intel fourth-gen CPUs, boosts the battery life considerably, making this a true all-day notebook.
4Divoom Bluetune Solo Puts Beats in Your Pocket
Imagine yourself on the beach having your phone safely hidden away while you listen to your music and answer phone calls—the Divoom makes it happen.
5Google Nexus 7 Tablet Gets Upgraded
Now thinner, lighter and faster, the 7-inch tablet, powered by Google’s Android operating system, puts more than 2.3 million pixels in the palm of your hand and starts at just $229.
6FitBit Flex Keeps You in Shape
Wear this slim device all the time and get the motivation you need to get out and be more active. It tracks steps, distance and calories burned, and it shows you how you’re stacking up against your daily goals.
7Olympus PEN EP-5 Combines Beauty, Brains
This retro-inspired camera takes advantage of lightning-fast auto-focus and offers WiFi capability and a tilting 3-inch touch screen to view your photos.
8Mophie Juice Pack Boosts iPhone 5 Battery Life
Everyone knows the battery life on the iPhone 5 leaves something to be desired—thankfully this impact-resistant, 2100mAh protective battery case produces 120 percent extra juice.
9Samsung Blows Your Mind—and Budget—With This HDTV
This shocking piece of technology—an 85-inch HDTV with impressive industrial design, 4K technology (think next-gen high definition) and quad-core processing—comes with an equally shocking sticker price of $40,000.
10Harman Kardon Supplies Some Serious Sound Cans
The NC model employs the proprietary Harmon closed-loop, active digital noise-canceling technology developed for acoustic installations in luxury cars, and it sports some classy retro styling to boot.
11Motorola Moto X Makes Its Mark
Google’s first smartphone offers users a ton of customization options never before matched by another handset maker, though the tech specs put it squarely in the middle of the pack.