Tomorrow is National Techie Day! In honor of our tech savvy business professionals today’s Friday Five shares five of our favorite new tech gadgets. Technology can drastically increase productivity, improve work-product and expand your capabilities quickly.
1) iPad Pro
This years annual fall Apple event introduced the much anticipated iPad Pro. Available in November (only a month away) this new iPad promise to be larger, more powerful (nearly double performance of iPad Air 2), with 64 GB of storage and refined Multi-Touch technology. The iPad Pro is perfect for tech savvy business professionals, especially ones who are always on-the-go.
- Price tag starting at $799
- 9-inch Retina display
- 6 million pixels (highest-resolution Retina display of any iOS device)
- 4K video
- Designing presentations
- Multi-Touch subsytem
- A9X Chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture
- 9 mm thin and 1.57 pounds
2) Nexus 6P
Yesterday Google unveiled their Nexus 6P. And, it’s the first to run on Android OS 6.0 Marshmallow. Some of the tech specs for this newly released super smart phone include:
- 7-inch (1440 x 2560-pixel) AMOLED screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4
- Rear camera with 12.3Mp resolution
- Front-facing 8Mp secondary camera
- Video resolution of 2160p at 30fps
If photography and/or video plays an important role in your business this is a must-own gadget.
3) iPhone 6S
The latest iPhone claims to be “The next generation in Multi-Touch”. 3D touch introduces the new Peek and Pop feature. And, now the iPhone is more responsive than ever before. If you’re a busy professional and need to quickly preview emails, jump from task-to-task, and require high performance from your smartphone you’ll want to pick up the iPhone 6S. Here are some of the key specs:
- 3D Touch
- 12-megapixel iSight camera
- 4K video
- 5-megapixel FaceTime HD camera
- Live Photos 64-bit A9 chip (70 percent faster CPU performance, and up to 90 percent faster GPU performance)
4) Pixel C
Google introduced their new tablet, Pixel C, at their event this past Tuesday. A contender for the iPad Pro, Pixel C is rumored to come at a much reduced price tag (starting at $499). The 10.2-inch convertible tablet with optional keyboard uses Android as its operating system. A few other notable features include:
- Powered by Nvidia Tegra X1 processor
- 3GB of RAM
- High-resolution screen with 2560 x 1800 resolution at 308 pixels per inch
This Pixel C won’t be available until the Holidays. But, it just might be the perfect gift for the tech savvy professional in your life (yes, you can self gift).
5) VivoStick PC
This super-small PC can turn any HDMI-enabled TV or monitor into a Windows 10 PC that can be then controlled from a smartphone. It’s not yet available, but we recommend putting this cool new PC stick on your “must have” list. Here are some of the released specs:
- Price tag of $129
- Windows 10 Home operating system
- 2GB of RAM
- 2 USB ports
- 32 GB of storage
- Headphone jack
What are some of your favorite tech gadgets? Tell us in the comments below.