These are the hottest gadgets and tech releases of summer 2022

From portable speakers and action cams to must-have headphones

Summer is finally here (just about)!

And the tech world has provided a whole smorgasbord of treats for us to feast on.

From portable speakers and action cams to must-have headphones and boundary-pushing electric bikes, there are picks here for every gadget fan, and non-tech geeks too!

Check out our selection below.

Cowboy 4

Cowboy 4 (Picture: Cowboy)

This aluminium electric ride is loaded with innovative features. It instantly unlocks when your phone’s nearby, while an app delivers speed, distance and battery level updates.

On top of that, it has GPS tracking, will charge your phone and keeps going for 43.5 miles.

Buy for £2,490 from Cowboy.

Marshall Emberton II

Marshall Emberton II (Picture: Marshall)

Still rocking that miniaturised guitar amp design, the Emberton II now boasts longer battery life, a dedicated app and a stack mode for multi-speaker listening.

And if its predecessor is anything to go by, it’ll spit out sound that defies its dinky dimensions.

Buy for £149.99 (pre-order) from Marshall.

Beats Fit Pro

Beats Fit Pro (Picture: Beats)

Want workout-ready AirPod rivals? These excellent in-ears offer noise-cancelling and spatial audio virtual surround sound. And whether you’re on the morning commute or trying to achieve your personal best, the flexible silicone stabiliser wings ensure they stay put.

Buy for £199.99 from Beats.

Insta360 ONE RS cam with 4K

Insta360 ONE RS cam with 4K (Picture: Insta360)

Insta360’s action camera is rugged and waterproof straight out of the box, complete with the same modular build as before. This time, however,
it ups the ante with a 4K lens, improved stabilisation, a bigger battery and a better chipset.

Buy for £279.99 from Insta360.

Moleskin Smart Writing Set

Moleskin Smart Writing Set (Picture: fxwatine/webstylestory)

With some kind of note-based wizardry, this clever writing set injects smarts into the traditional notepad and pen by making digital copies of your pen strokes, transferring notes directly from page to screen or instantly via email.

Buy for £229 from Moleskin.

Dyson Purify Humidify + Cool

Dyson Purify Humidify + Cool (Picture: Dyson)

With its ability to act as a fan, purify the air from gases, odours and other airborne particulates, as well as humidify the air by pumping UV-cleaned moisture into
it, Dyson’s device is your one-stop shop for most things air quality-related.

Buy for £599 from John Lewis.

Sony WH-1000XM5

Sony WH-1000XM5 (Picture: Sony)

With a predecessor that boasts next-level noise-cancelling, excellent audio, adaptive sound control and conversational awareness, Sony’s latest on-ears have some big cups to fill. Luckily, they build on everything that made their forerunner so desirable.

Buy for £379 from Sony.

Nextbase iQ

Nextbase iQ (Picture: Nextbase)

Whoever said that dashcams aren’t clever hasn’t met this 4K tri-cam system. It records in real time and boasts driver awareness to detect drowsy driving. It also has ADAS tech to flag vehicle or pedestrian dangers, SOS for assistance following an accident and more besides.

Buy for £349 (available autumn), from Nextbase.

OnePlus 10 Pro 5G

OnePlus 10 Pro (Picture: OnePlus)

OnePlus has earned a bit of a reputation for creating phones that undercut the competition. With a high-end overcoat, a good-looking screen, fast charging, a super snapper and powerful internals, the 10 Pro ensures the company continues on this quest.

Buy from £799 from OnePlus.

Pixel Watch

Pixel Watch (Picture: Google)

Now that Google’s techie timepiece has been given the official seal of approval, we can reveal that this clean and minimalist smartwatch has Fitbit-powered fitness features, runs on an improved version of the Wear 3.0 OS and will offer a cellular option.

Price and availability tba.

Bowers & Wilkins Panorama 3

Bowers & Wilkins Panorama 3 (Picture: Bowers & Wilkins)

Looking to enhance your telly audio? Expect this all-in-one cinematic solution to bring a 3.1.2 channel set-up with 13 speaker drivers, Dolby Atmos with height effects for immersive audio and incoming multi-room capabilities.

Buy for £899 from Richer Sounds.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 2 360

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 2 360 (Picture: Samsung)

The 15.6in/13.3in convertible addition to the Galaxy Book line brings an S-Pen-supporting OLED touch panel and the latest 12th-gen Intel insides.

Buy from £1,099 from Samsung.

Boox Nova Air C

Boox Nova Air C (Picture: Boox)

At first glance, it’s easy to mistake this electronic tome for another standard e-reader. However, this remarkable 7.8in tablet brings coloured E Ink to the reading party.

Buy for £412 from Euroshop.

KitchenAid Artisan Espresso Machine

KitchenAid Artisan Espresso Machine (Picture: KitchenAid)

Like your espresso with a side serving of style? This machine, complete with 15-bar Italian pump, will unleash your inner barista, helping you master lattes and cappuccinos using the portafilter and steam wand.

Buy for £449 from KitchenAid.

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