New Products: Bose Soundlink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II, Wishbone smart thermometer and more

Bose Soundlink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II
Bose Soundlink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II

Bose Soundlink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II

HEADPHONES

$399, available mid-Oct

Not only do the Bose SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II banish the inconvenience of having to deal with cables, the headphones can also connect to two mobile devices via Bluetooth at the same time.

This allows you to watch a movie on your tablet while taking a call on your smartphone. The headphones will last 15 hours on a single charge, and come in black or white.


Toshiba Tecra A50-C

LAPTOP

From $2,099

This business laptop features a 15.6-inch non-reflective display and, for heavy spreadsheet users, a full-sized keyboard with 10-key numeric pad.

It offers up to an Nvidia GeForce 930M graphics option with 2GB of video memory for smooth video playback. It also has a HD webcam, Bluetooth connectivity, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi and a host of ports, including two USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, a HDMI and a Gigabit Ethernet.


Belkin Mixit Lightning to USB Keychain

USB CABLE

$59

Keep misplacing your USB Lightning cable? The Belkin Mixit Lightning to USB Keychain might be what you need.

It is actually a key chain that comes with a short USB Lightning cable that swivels 360 degrees. You can hide the cable in its thin aluminium cover when you do not need it, and take it out when your iOS device needs charging.


Nescafe Dolce Gusto Drop

COFFEE MAKER

$339

The Nescafe Dolce Gusto Drop, as its name suggests, has aesthetics inspired by a drop of coffee.

Besides good looks, it packs other neat design touches. At the front is a touch-sensitive dosage bar screen that lets you adjust the amount of your brew by sliding your finger along it. Instead of a manual clamp handle, it has an automatic capsule holder that lets you drop a capsule in and wait for the coffee.


LG Air Purifier R459WN

AIR PURIFIER

$399

The LG Air Purifier R459WN improves air quality in the home by using several filters.

The Haze and Odor Away filter absorbs haze-causing pollutants while simultaneously getting rid of bad smells in the home. It has a washable powerful Hepa filter that

collects ultra-fine particles (smaller than 0.03 micrometres in size), and a Dual Protection filter that removes bacteria, large dust particles and pet fur.


Wishbone

SMART THERMOMETER

$79

This Y-shaped device is a non-contact smart thermometer that works with both Android and iOS smartphones.

Ideal for taking the temperature of babies or food, it is able to measure body temperature with up to ±0.2 deg C accuracy and gauge an object's temperature with ±1 deg C margin of error.

It uses an infrared sensor and the accompanying Wishbone app. It connects to your smartphone via the headphone jack.

Compiled by Trevor Tan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 30, 2015, with the headline 'New Products: Bose Soundlink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II'. Print Edition | Subscribe