As we all start returning to work for the new year, the focus should be on ‘working smarter, not harder’, so here’s a list of tech gadgets to help facilitate your new 2024 work mantra.
Satechi SM1 Slim Mechanical Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard (price yet to be confirmed)
Introducing the first Satechi wireless mechanical keyboard designed for both Mac and Windows. This compact keyboard is equally perfect as a gaming keyboard or a keyboard for typing. It features a beautiful white backlight, 14 different backlight patterns, and high-quality clicky switches. In other words, it looks, feels, and sounds like the mechanical keyboard you’ve been waiting for. Australian stockists and price guide are yet to be confirmed for this much-anticipated keyboard, but we’ll keep you updated as soon as this info becomes available.
Nanoleaf Element (from $149.99-$429.99)
Nanoleaf Elements bring together smart technology and bespoke lighting for a natural harmony of both worlds. Customisable modular panels finished with a wood grain veneer add an elegant and organic feel to your home. Beautiful both on and off, the textured panels create geometric wall art that illuminates with a dynamic glow to softly fill your space. Warm to cool lighting options create calming nature-inspired scenes. Choose from a list of curated scenes or paint your own breathtaking murals of light with the intuitive Nanoleaf App. Easy adhesive installation, no wiring or drilling needed. Available from JB HiFi, Officeworks and Bunnings.
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Duex Lite from Mobile Pixels ($499)
This tech device is particularly handy for those on the go. The mobile Duex Lite from Mobile Pixels is an ultra-thin portable monitor that’s easy to carry wherever you go. Whether you’re looking for a dual laptop monitor for everyday personal use or for completing work on the go, the Duex Lite attachable monitor for laptops is a lightweight, slim, portable solution for a double laptop screen. Purchase here
Satechi 2-in-1 Headphone Stand with Wireless Charger ($139)
Satechi 2-in-1 Headphone Stand with Wireless Charger features a sleek stainless-steel arm with padded grips, a USB-C port to keep your headset charged, and a convenient wireless charger to also power your iPhone 13 or AirPods Pro while you work. Complete with a convenient hook to help organise messy cables and an LED light to show when your wireless device is charging. Features padded grips to protect your headphones and a USB-C charging port to keep them powered for when you need it. Max output 7.5W. Designed with convenience and style in mind, the headphone stand features a sleek stainless-steel arm and space grey aluminium base to complement nearly any setup. Purchase from JB HiFi
ParcSlope for MacBook and iPad ($89.95)
ParcSlope is a dual-purpose stand that elevates MacBook screens and angles iPads for more comfort and productivity. With ParcSlope, MacBook users enjoy better ergonomics and increased airflow for a cooler, quieter MacBook. iPad users will love the feel of the 18-degree sketching/typing angle ParcSlope creates. Precision curves, special ridges and built-in cable management make this sleek metal stand a must-have for MacBook and iPad users. Purchase from TwelveSouth.
Satechi 3-in-1 Magnetic Charging Stand ($199)
The Satechi 3-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand features wireless charging support for all your Apple devices to quickly power your iPhone 13 (7.5W), Apple Watch (2.5W), and AirPods Pro (5W) simultaneously. Equipped with an easy-to-use magnetic connection to keep your iPhone in perfect view and works either in Portrait or Landscape mode. Ideal to answer FaceTime calls or reply to messages while charging. For added functionality, the Apple Watch piece can be removed to power your watch on the go when connected to a powered USB-C port. Purchase from DigiDirect here.
Satechi Eco Leather Deskmate ($59.99)
Protect your desk space in style with the Satechi Eco-Leather Deskmate. Crafted from quality Polyurethane (PU) leather, the Desk Mat can be used as a mouse pad, writing surface, food mat and more, while complementing a variety of modern desk setups. Its smooth, water-resistant surface makes cleanup a breeze and its durable design is safe to use with even the most sensitive wooden or varnished surfaces. Available in blue, brown, black and double-sided blue/green, pink/purple and yellow/brown. Purchase from Officeworks
Satechi USB4 Pro Cable – 1.2 m ($59.99)
Supercharge and transfer large data in seconds with the latest in USB technology – Satechi’s USB4 Pro Cable. Featuring a durable black braided design that coils without tangling, this powerful 1.2 metre USB4 cable supports 240W power delivery, 40Gbps data transfer, and brilliant 8K/60Hz (or 4K/120Hz) resolution when connected to an external monitor. The USB4 Pro Cable is built to ensure reliable performance and a seamless user experience. Purchase from Officeworks, JB Hi-Fi, and Amazon.