Gear and Gadgets That gives you the edge

Those who want an incredible sound system at home.

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Sonos Beam amplifies your enjoyment of music even further, as all their aucoustic components are custom-designed for immersive, room-filling sound. While this sounds challenging to set up, it's actually very simple. All you need to do is connect it to your TV via the HDMI cord. Now, you can get the sound quality of an entire home theater system in only 65 cm. With ts size, you won't even need to make much space for it. Multiple Sonos speakers can also be connected via Wifi for an all-encompassing sound system that is truly all around you.

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1 PUMP UP THE BASS 

Get This: Sonos Beam

Ready for: Those who want an incredible sound system at home. Sonos Beam amplifies your enjoyment of music even further, as all their aucoustic components are custom-designed for immersive, room-filling sound. While this sounds challenging to set up, it's actually very simple. All you need to do is connect it to your TV via the HDMI cord. Now, you can get the sound quality of an entire home theater system in only 65 cm. With ts size, you won't even need to make much space for it. Multiple Sonos speakers can also be connected via Wifi for an all-encompassing sound system that is truly all around you.

The best part: The Sonos Beam: is the epitome of adaptability. It can be remotely controlled via the Sonos app, your TV remote and even your music service's app. All you need to do is set it up once, and never have to touch it again. Afterwards, it will use Trueplay to analyse all the acoustic factors of your room and fine tune the Sonos Beam to bring you the best possible music. It even adapts to your voice, using noise canclelation and beamfoaming technology to ensure you will always be heard even when music is playing. Night mode also lets you watch your late-night binging sessions without waking up anyone, as it amplifies quiet noises while reducing loud ones. You can even prevent it from becoming outdated through the Sonos Beam's regular software updates which come with new features.

Cost: $699

For more info, visit https://www.sonos.com/en/home.

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2 BOOT OUT YOUR OLD PAIR

Get this: Adidas Copa 19+ 

 READY FOR: Those who want the ultimate skill-testing football boots. The Copa 19+ is built around touch, allowing the most capable players to be in control of the ball and show their prowess. Fuse Skin and K Leather give the boots optimum comfort and touch, while the Purecut laces remove unneeded layers to maximise the ball control area. To top it all off, the Comfortframe stabilises your movement while enhancing your traction. 

 THE BEST PART: The Copa 19+ is also designed for comfort. The foam pads and ortholite sockliner ensure that your boots remain secure under any circumstance, while also providing excellent cushioning and comfort for your feet. One of the main features is the Sockfit collar, which expands to match your foot shape to deliver an outstanding supporting fit. This allows the Copa 19+ to feel like you aren’t even wearing shoes, perfect for hours of non-stop action on the field. 

 COST: $380. 

For more info, visit adidas.com.sg

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3 NOT LIKE MOST GIFTS 
 GET THIS: Dyson Airwrap 
 READY FOR: Anyone who wants to shower their wife or girlfriend with love. If you’re in the dog house or just want to give her something nice, this is the perfect gift to do so. It’s the perfect way for her to style her hair without damaging it and measures the temperature up to 40 times a second to prevent any exposure to extreme heat. With this handy Dyson Airwrap, she won’t need to go to a hairstylist anymore. She’ll love you more and you’ll save money! 
 THE BEST PART: Don’t be turned off by the fact that it’s a woman’s hair styler. It can also double as a hair dryer for you too! She’ll also see that there’s more to the Dyson Airwrap than meets the eye as well. It comes with different variants and specific attachments, allowing her to completely customise the way she styles her hair. 
 COST: $699.00 
For more info visit shop.dyson.com.sg
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4 POWER IN YOUR POCKET 
 GET THIS: DJI Osmo Pocket 
 READY FOR: Anyone who wants an extremely powerful portable camera. Despite only being 10cm tall, the DJI Osmo Pocket has functionality and features that are superior to regular cameras. It can snap 12-megapixel pictures, record videos at 4K with up to 60fps and even comes with advanced noise-cancelling algorithms to ensure superb audio quality. However, the most distinct feature of this camera is the three-axis gimbal, ensuring that your video comes out silky smooth no matter what. 
 THE BEST PART: It comes with numerous shooting modes to help you unleash your creativity. ActiveTrack & FaceTrack are able to identify faces and numerous subjects and focus on them, perfect for taking your picture and video the way you want to. The DJI Mimo smartphone app also allows you to tap into even more options, such as the Pro Mode. This mode allows those more experienced with cameras to truly plan their shot,with camera adjustments, exposure settings and the guidance of the Osmo Pocket. 
 COST: $504.61 
For more info, visit store.dji.com

Text: Muhd Farhan