If you are a high-earning tech lover, there are many advanced gadgets you can buy that will annoy your friends, family, or public audience.
The richest man in the world – Elon Musk – is not only famous for his admiration for cool gadgets but has also made some of his fortune from them.
The Boring Company widely touted as “not a flamethrower”, SpaceX’s ground-breaking Internet-beaming satellite service Starlink, brain-augmenting startup Neuralink, and Tesla’s self-driving features are just a few of the inventions the companies have made. by Musk recently. years.
While the flamethrower is already on sale, Tesla’s futuristic Cybertruck has yet to roll off the factory floor, and the Starlink will only arrive in South Africa in 2023; there are many incredible gadgets that you can buy today.
Here are five gadgets that will make you the talk of the town.
Sarcos Guardian XO – $ 100,000 (R1.61 million) per year
This full-body powered exoskeleton increases the strength of its wearer up to 20 times, allowing them to lift 90kg without breaking a sweat.
Its main purpose is to help workers in factories or warehouses who often have to carry heavy loads that would expose them to potential damage.
Unfortunately, the suit cannot be purchased directly but will only be available on an annual Robot-As-A-Service model, which means you will have to pay a subscription fee to use it for a set period of time.
U-Boat Worx Nexus-TBC
This spaceship-like mini-submarine can dive to a depth of 200 meters with up to nine occupants in its bubble capsule, providing an almost 360-degree view of your surroundings.
It packs a 62kWh lithium-ion battery that can operate for up to 18 hours between charges.
It can also move in any direction, making it unique among a variety of similar personal submarines on the market.
Plasma-based protosaber-Starts at $ 168,546 (R2.7 million)
YouTube channel Hacksmith Industries went online after unveiling its plasma-powered protosaber, the first to be recognized by Guinness World Records as a working retractable lightsaber.
Including a backpack for carrying gas that ignites the lightsaber seems inconsistent with Star Wars.
However, it may be interesting to those less educated about these things to know that the proper ancient lightsabers, known as protosabers, also have a separate power pack connected to which users have to keep up on their own.
Instead of Kyber crystals, however, the real -life lightsaber uses gas to create a flaming beam that can hit 4,000 ° C, enabling it to cut glass, metal, concrete, and flesh.
The first return of the Hacksmith protosaber is auctioned by Rad.live with an opening bid of 69.42 ether ($ 168,546 or R2.7 million).
Omni Hoverboard – $ 27,000 (R435,325)
It’s usually the villains in the stories who get the most gadgets.
While his glider is finally bringing his end, some people will say unable to fly like the Green Goblin.
The Omni Hoverboard is the world’s first flying hoverboard. Don’t be confused with children’s toys that are often seen in fail videos.
The hoverboard is effectively a large drone that plays eight or ten rotors that can do enough lift to carry a person weighing up to 90kg in about 30 minutes.
This is reflected in many events around the world, such as the Portuguese Cup final, where the ball delivered by a man flying a hoverboard.
The board is routinely made for customers in limited numbers, with prices reportedly starting at almost $ 27,000 (R435,325).
Anker 757 Powerhouse backup battery and solar – $ 2,099 (R33,842)
What’s the point of having all the gadgets in the world but not being able to power them?
This battery backup system is not your regular power bank running out of juice after two smartphone refills.
The 757 PowerHouse boasts a large 1,229Wh lithium-ion battery with six 1,500W outputs.
It features 13 ports for connecting your devices, including four USB-A, two USB-C, regular wall plugs, and a car socket.
While it can be purchased standalone for $ 1,399, pairing it with three solar panels with a combined 300W of generating capacity for an additional $ 700 will ensure you can continue charging the Powerhouse without a power supply.
Recharging the battery to 80% using grid power takes about an hour, while the solar panel setup can bring it to the same level in less than 4 hours.