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Gadgets4Geeks – October 2019

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Get pool updates on your phone

PoolSense, conceptualised, designed and manufactured in South Africa, uses the Sigfox IoT network and changes the way people run their pools by measuring and delivering the key chemistry measurements to an App on their smartphone and by sending alerts to indicate how much chlorine and acid is required to keep their pool in pristine condition. Using the device and the accompanying app helps pool owners save time, hassle and money.
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Versatile mirrorless camera unveiled

Sony recently unveiled the extremely versatile, powerful Alpha 7R IV (model ILCE-7RM4), the latest addition to its acclaimed Alpha 7R series full-frame mirrorless camera line-up. The camera features a newly-developed 35 mm full-frame back-illuminated CMOS image sensor with a resolution of 61 MP. The new sensor’s back-illuminated structure and effective noise reduction techniques combine to deliver extremely low-noise, high-sensitivity performance ensuring the absolute maximum image quality.
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Convertible laptop with intelligent cooling

The 14-inch Lenovo Yoga C940 is the new two-in-one convertible laptop with smarter performance and design with its all-metal chassis and clever built-in features, like TrueBlock Privacy shutter, Windows Hello biometric authentication, and garaged pen with silo charging and Windows Ink. Enable Lenovo’s exclusive Q-Control by pressing Function-Q to shift into intelligent cooling mode for your PC to auto-adjust performance and optimise battery life based on tasks. There is an improved battery life of up to 17,5 hours in FHD, and up to 10,5 hours with a UHD display.
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                                            A next-level wearable

The Fitbit Versa 2 delivers a new precision-crafted swimproof design, includes innovative sleep features like Sleep Score and smart wake, and is packed with advanced health, fitness and smart features. For next-level convenience, it debuts an on-device microphone, which enables voice to text, along with a Spotify app that allows users to control their music and podcasts, and Fitbit Pay. The device features faster performance, thousands of apps and clock faces and a brighter, crisper display with an optional always-on mode, now with 5+ days battery life.
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