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Gear this week: Man’s next best friend, a portable wireless charger, and more

By Team HardwareZone - 3 Nov 2018

Gear this week: Man’s next best friend, a portable wireless charger, and more

Sony Aibo

Cute little Aibo is back! Sony’s robot puppy dog is now in its sixth generation and now pairs robotics with a new, cloud-connected AI and image sensors. The more each owner interacts with their Aibo, the more Aibo will develop a unique personality. It can now recognize faces, detect praise and smiles, as well as react to being petted or scratched.

Find out more about the Sony Aibo.


Mophie Charge Stream Powerstation Wireless XL

Mophie’s new Charge Stream Powerstations can both be charged wirelessly and charge devices wirelessly. Made for Qi-enabled devices, the Powerstation power banks come in two sizes. The Wireless has a 6,040mAh capacity and the Wireless XL has a 10,000mAh capacity. Each also comes with a USB-A port that can output 10W to charge a laptop, while your Qi-enabled device charges wirelessly.

Find out more about the Mophie Charge Stream Powerstation Wireless XL.


Mujjo Full Leather Wallet Case

Dutch label Mujjo has established itself as a purveyor of fine iPhone cases. Its next generation Wallet Case for the new iPhones wrap them in premium, vegetable tanned leather. The case interiors are lined with Japanese microfiber, a material that’s both lightweight and protective. The Wallet comes in two designs, one with a vertical slot and one with a side slot, either of which can hold your essential cards.

Find out more about the Mujjo Full Leather Wallet Case.


Sony Master Series Z9F

The Sony Master Series Z9F is an Android-based Smart TV with a 75" vertical alignment 4K UHD LCD panel. Its new X1 Ultimate processor, combined with an updated panel structure, drives its X-Wide Angle and X-Motion Clarity features. Color change from side viewing is minimized while fast actions are kept smooth and clean without sacrificing screen brightness. The TV runs on Android TV 8.0 Oreo OS including Android TV with Hands-free Voice Search that receives voice search commands with its built-in microphones. Its recommended retail price is S$11,999.

Find out more about the Sony Master Series Z9F.


Leica M10-D

The Leica M10-D digital camera sports a 24MP full-frame sensor, genuine matte leather finish and a black dial on its rear in place of the usual monitor screen. It aims to replicate the look and feel of an analogue camera. To review your photos, the Leica M10-D needs to be wirelessly linked to a smartphone operating its exclusive Leica FOTOS mobile app, before the photos are displayed on the supported device. The app allows the photos to be downloaded and it also functions as the camera’s remote controller.

Find out more about the Leica M10-D.

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