1. Samsung virtual reality glasses
The Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus, is one of the most enjoyable and comfortable mobile VR experiences on the market. The winner of its category at the CES 2017 Innovation Awards, the Gear VR lets you travel across the galaxy, play amazing games, watch Hollywood’s best movies in your own private cinema, socialise with friends new and old, be at the centre of a suspense thriller and so much more. Compatible with Samsung devices only and harnessing 101 degree field of view, and gyrometer, accelerator and proximity sensors. Immerse yourself in entertainment like never before.
2. Hexed Vertical Garden
If summertime isn’t the season to be healthy, it’s certainly the season we intend to be healthy, and a fun and easy way to do so is by growing your own vegetables and herbs. So before you go DIYing up your own veggie patch, check out the Hexed Vertical Garden from Freedom Furniture. This stylish yet functional design is also portable, meaning you can move it in and out of the shade as you please to maximise growth. Too easy!
3. Philips Hue Go light
The Philips Hue Go is arguably the most versatile light on the market. Use it to create your own ambience, colour the walls of your home and office with up to 16 million colours or bright white light, sync lights with music and movies, or use the gradually increasing light intensity function that simulates sunrise to wake your body more naturally. Powered by a rechargeable battery that can last up to three hours, this light is also portable and can be fully controlled by your smart device.
RRP: from $149
4. VPI Scout II turntable
Summertime and music go hand in hand and if it’s crisp, high quality sound you’re after, look no further than the VPI Scout turntable range from The Top Hi Fi Shop. When it came out circa 2009, the Scout model became the industry standard as the best-reviewed turntable on the planet. The popular Scout II model comes standard with the JMW 9T tonearm and the platter is made from 1 7/8” thick machined 6061 aluminium and is attached to a nonmagnetic 303 stainless steel damping plate, yielding a full and rich sound. Speeds are 33 and 45 standard, while 78 is optional.
5. Laguna Coffee Table
A collection inspired by the relaxed, coastal elegance of the Hamptons, Freedom Furniture’s Bayside Luxe will have you feeling like you’re on a dreamy beach getaway all summer long. The perfect mix of old meets new, Bayside Luxe brings a bright and breezy sophistication to your home, and the Laguna table, measuring 90cm in diameter, is the perfect addition to any outdoor area.