Our Favourite Gadgets August / September 2012

Can you believe it's September already? Yep, winter is officially over, which means the jumpers get tossed back under the bed and we start daydreaming about summer getaways. Here are the newest additions to our list of best gadgets to get you fired up for spring.

For the full list of Gizmodo favourites, head over to the complete list of Best Gadgets


The Best Ultrabook The Lenovo X1 Carbon does the impossible. It makes a business laptop — a business anything — cool. Cool because it looks good, sure, but also because it works the way it's supposed to. More »

The Best Point-and-Shoot Camera When the Sony RX100 was announced, its one-inch sensor and f/1.8 aperture seemed too good to be true. Near-DSLR power packed into a body the size of a compact point-and-shoot camera? Well, it worked. More »

The Best Computer Mic No matter what computer you have, the built-in microphone will almost always be a piece of junk. But at just 65 grams, the Blue Microphone Tiki might be the first USB mic designed well enough to be used by anyone. More »

The Best Laptop Bag You probably had a Jansport backpack in high school. You probably decorated it with a bunch of buttons and Wite-Out. This laptop bag is not that; it’s much better, and it just edged out the Flatiron. It was a close race, but this took the prize because $US50 is an unbelievable deal for such a fantastic bag. More »

The Best Audio Converter Using the AudioEngine D1 USB DAC and headphone amp any type of hardware, makes your music instantly come to life, with greater clarity, response and a little extra punch to the bass. More »

For the full list of Gizmodo favourites, head over to the complete list of Best Gadgets

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