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Best of 2020: The video games that made quarantine bearable

It’s the year that got everybody playing games from home

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2020 has been one terrible year, as we’ve spent most of the year practically indoors. As such, we’ve been looking for more things to do now that the outdoors are somehow off-limits. Of course, as social beings, we also need some activities that we can do with our family and friends.

As most of the world remained indoors, the gaming industry became one of the first groups to adjust to the times. With initiatives like #PlayApartTogether, the industry encouraged the world to explore another hobby all together. With all that time, playing video games became a preferred pastime when watching Netflix got tiring.

In the spirit of year-ending lists, these video games surely made the indoor life worthwhile. However, a list of ten doesn’t feel enough with the amount of games we all played this year. So, without further ado, here are 2020’s gracious offering of great video games:

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo Switch)

Animal Crossing made its glorious comeback to modern consoles this year, and the timing could not have been any perfect. Released in late March 2020, New Horizons became the game to play as the world initially had gone on lockdown. In this iteration of the popular franchise, Nintendo’s raccoon tycoon takes you to a deserted island.

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Tom Nook gives you the freedom to design the island however you like, and that freedom was used splendidly. Some players absolutely killed it with islands that resemble famous cities or reference other games like Pokémon. Even brands like KFC jumped in on the fun with their own island creation.

It’s a game that pushed player creativity to the max, especially with seasonal updates. It surely kept people occupied while being stuck indoors, and having nothing better to do.

Final Fantasy VII Remake (PlayStation 4)

Final Fantasy VII is a PlayStation gem as it was one of the first games to adapt to the then-innovative 3D art style. As one of Square Enix’s most prominent franchises, critics praised the turn-based RPG for its gameplay and visuals. 23 years later, the company decided to bring that old magic back, and in a big way.

The 2020 remake improves so much from the original, from the visuals to the overall combat system. From the spectacle of lights on Midgar to Cloud Strife’s impeccable moveset, the Final Fantasy VII Remake gives a fresh experience for both new and old players alike. 

It’s an experience that brings you in slowly, and gets you right in the action in a heartbeat. Even with the amount of gorgeous design elements and tactical combat styles, you won’t be too overwhelmed with everything.

Valorant (PC)

You probably know Riot Games best for producing League of Legends. But in June 2020, the game formerly known as “Project A” made its way to the PC in waves. Since then, Valorant became one of the most popular tactical shooters to grace the PC in a long time.

Riot’s own version of a tactical shooter incorporates key elements of other team-based shooters. Basically, it’s a 5v5 team-based shooter and you choose among a roster of agents with their own sets of abilities. It’s an action-packed affair, as you use your abilities to secure the victory for your team on your rise to becoming Radiant.

Valorant has taken the world by storm, as professional players from other games jump ship to partake in the fun. With the recently concluded First Strike tournament, its own Esports scene is starting to grow, and will only continue into the years to come.

The Last Of Us Part II (PlayStation 4)

This year was also the year developers started to roll out sequels for top-selling franchises. The first of many that this list includes is the second part of The Last Of Us saga, which jumps off from the aftermath of Joel’s big decision in the prequel. Set five years since the prequel’s ending, The Last Of Us Part II served up a darker and more gruesome fallout.

Set in Infected-torn Seattle, The Last Of Us Part II explores Ellie’s life since being saved by Joel. Early tragedy strikes and rocks Ellie to the core, that it makes her hungry for vengeance. Meanwhile, the other side features Abby, the daughter of the doctor in charge of Ellie’s operation from the prequel.

As the events come full circle, you progress through a storyline filled with violence everywhere you turn. With smarter and more aggressive enemies, it’s a fight for survival every step of the way. 

Ghost of Tsushima (PlayStation 4)

As one of the last PlayStation exclusives for the modern consoles, Ghost of Tsushima hoped to be a proper sendoff into the sunset. As a samurai cast out into the shadows after battling the Mongols, you are fighting to take back the island of Tsushima by any means necessary. It’s an entire storyline with total bloodshed the moment it begins.

Combat requires your absolute patience and precision, similar to the ways of the samurai. From face-to-face combat to almost Assassin’s Creed-like stealth, players will maximize these move sets to progress through the vast overworld. Also, players will also have various side quests that are wonderfully integrated in the grander scheme of things.

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It’s an entire saga of the samurai that keeps you hooked in every step of the way. Along with landscapes that are teeming with life, Ghost of Tsushima gives you a legend worth exploring from beginning to end.

Among Us (PC, Mobile)

So, how come a game released in 2018 makes it to a list of 2020’s best games? At first, you wouldn’t believe something like Among Us would be a popular video game halfway through the year. However, this three-year-old game for the PC and mobile devices became the perfect party game to play with all your friends.

The aim of the game is pretty straightforward: you’re all crewmates in the ship, and you have to catch the impostors. However, you will be doing this on top of finishing up your tasks while the impostors lurk and eliminate everybody. It’s a classic game of basic skills, patterns, trust, and betrayal.

You wouldn’t believe the amount of videos popping up online that resembles Esports-level of strategies. Due to its rising popularity, it’s even made its way to pop culture and, at some point, U.S. politics. All of these resulted in Among Us becoming the most downloaded smartphone game this year.

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout (PlayStation 4, PC, Mobile)

While we’re on the subject of round-shaped globs, another game that features such characters is Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. The game was released in August to much deserved fanfare, that its impact even extended outside its own game world.

For starters, Fall Guys is a battle-royale game that takes a game show format. Essentially, a lobby of 60 players must outlast each other through a series of minigames. From racing uphill to breaking down doors, players will vie for the ultimate prize: the crown!

It’s a great stress-reliever and a creative endeavor altogether. With the amount of customization and waves of new levels, Fall Guys keeps itself fresh and vibrant for all players. Just don’t look up the anatomy of a Fall Guy.

Genshin Impact (PlayStation 4, PC, Mobile)

Mihoyo struck gold with Genshin Impact coming out on mobile devices during the latter part of the year. Released in early October 2020, the gacha based game incorporates a familiar art style while adding a developing storyline for players to go through. 

It made a huge splash as it covered both PC and mobile users upon launch. With the amount of in-game rewards upon signing up, it doesn’t give you a difficult time trying to get into the thick of things. Plus, the game also allows you to access your account across both platforms, and pick up right where you left off.

It’s a fantastic open-world affair that continuously grows with every patch the developers bring. With the amount of content already available and cross-play enabled, it surely keeps any player hooked and wanting more.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

After 22 long years, Crash Bandicoot finally received a proper sequel to its original trilogy. Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time explores an entire alternate timeline in the Crash saga, while sticking to the core platforming the franchise is known for. Released in early October, Crash fans both enjoyed and winced at the bandicoot’s wackiest adventure yet.

The game retains a huge chunk of gameplay mechanics taken from all the other released Crash Bandicoot titles. Complemented by stunning visuals and challenging level design, It’s About Time provides the most challenging Crash Bandicoot game to ever exist. Also, you get to play a bunch of characters instead of just Crash and Coco Bandicoot.

People praise the game for how it feels relative to the remastered N.Sane Trilogy a few months back. But, the same people also experienced unbelievable frustration at trying to complete it. They did say it was Crash’s wackiest adventure, right?

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC)

The first of two recently released games on our list is one of Ubisoft’s top selling games in recent memory. Forged in Norse lore, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla takes all the combat and gorgeous visuals to the northern lands of Norway. The game takes place during the Dark Ages of England, as the Vikings look to expand their settlement.

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Through a series of exploration and constant battle, Eivor and Sigurd hope to establish a wide Norse settlement across all of England. You will be forging alliances with neighboring kingdoms, as you scratch and slash your way towards Viking expansion. In true Assassin’s Creed fashion, combat and stealth mechanics are also available to you at your disposal.

It’s arguably the franchise’s widest adventure to date, with the amount of places to explore and things to do. While there was a ton of bloodshed, Valhalla sought to give you a purpose to all of it. 

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5)

Finally, one of the most anticipated releases of the year made its way around the same time the next-gen consoles came around. It’s quite fitting, especially since this Spider-Man game features a next-generation hero! As a proper sequel to the initial Marvel’s Spider-Man, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales retains its core gameplay but paces everything well.

What truly separates Miles Morales from Peter Parker is that, well Miles’ spidey powers come with a little extra spark to them. As Miles’ Spider-Man, you still get to take down enemies and traverse through the cityscape with your webs. Now, you will be dealing with two different factions of enemies, with their own plans for the district of Harlem.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales keeps you in the story while also allowing you to explore the streets around you. Essentially, it keeps you engaged with the amount of stuff to do while getting through the main story line. Just to quote another Marvel villain, everything feels balanced, “as all things should be.”

Camera Shootouts

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra vs Huawei P50 Pro: Camera shootout

Can Huawei’s latest flagship phone keep up with the Samsung’s greatest Galaxy yet?

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The Huawei P50 Pro may not be a direct rival to the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra in terms of camera hardware (that’s more the Galaxy S22+), but this is also a good chance to compare and see if Huawei’s latest flagship can keep up with the biggest brother in the whole Galaxy S22 lineup.

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The Galaxy S22 Ultra has a 13MP f/2.2 shooter while the P50 Pro has a 12MP UWA camera of the same aperture — albeit with difference in the overall focal length / angle.

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There’s a gap between the main cameras The S22 Ultra has a 108MP while the P50 Pro has a tad smaller 50MP camera — but both still having an f/1.8 aperture.

Can the smaller sensor keep up with the bigger one?

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For a fair and square fight, I only used the first telephoto camera of the Galaxy S22 Ultra versus the Huawei P50 Pro’s sole zoom lens.

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Portrait Mode

When shooting in Portrait Mode, one smartphone uses its 3x Telephoto Zoom lens while the other sticks with its 50MP wide camera. But which is which?

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Once the sunset is out, smartphones tend to change their AI algorithm in making low-light shots brighter but with less noise

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Night Mode

Unlike low-light photos taken using the Auto Mode, Night Mode is more suitable for making night shots pop with the right amount of highlights, shadows, and contrast altogether.

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BONUS: 10x Zoom

The Galaxy S22 Ultra has a dedicated 10x telephoto lens while the P50 Pro only relies on digital zoom and AI when zooming in on 10x.

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Results

Which are your top photo picks? It may already be obvious to some of you at the beginning but here are the results:

Photo A – Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Photo B – Huawei P50 Pro

Conclusion

Despite Huawei not making the P50 Pro+ variant, it’s still safe to say that this camera shootout between the top-tier flagship phones of each brand is still pretty close.

Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra may have the better camera hardware out of the two, but it doesn’t mean that the P50 Pro is a slouch when it comes to camera performance.

As a matter of fact, it was able to keep up from day ’til night. If we’re looking at the specifics, the Galaxy S22 Ultra has a wider main camera whereas the P50 Pro has a wider ultra-wide camera. The difference in optical zoom lenses was also evident.

But in some shooting scenarios, the Galaxy S22 Ultra won especially when it comes to processing HDR (High Dynamic Range), sharpness and details, as well as overall exposure and contrast in most wide and zoomed shots.

And just like in my P50 Pro review, the AWB (Auto White Balance) when using Night Mode (or shooting in low-light for that matter) leans more into the warmer range of the spectrum whereas the Galaxy S22 Ultra is more on the cooler (or maybe neutral) one.

While my P50 Pro vs Galaxy S21 FE camera shootout looks more comprehensive with 60 photo sets, being able to show half in this camera comparison article still proves a point that the Huawei P50 Pro can keep up with Samsung’s latest and greatest smartphone yet.

SEE ALSO: Huawei P50 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Camera shootout

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GadgetMatch Awards: Best of CES 2022

Plenty of new gadgets and tech to be excited about this year and in the future

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CES 2022

It’s not quite the CES 2022 that many envisioned thanks in large part to the surge of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. But, there were still plenty of new gadgets and tech to be excited about this year and in the future.

Here are our picks for the best of the best at CES 2022.

Best Auto Innovation: BMW Color Changing Car

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CES continues to be the home of possibly the coolest things ever and this Color Changing Car from BMW might just be one of the coolest.

The BMW iX Flow uses E Ink technology to change how the car’s exterior looks. The car contains millions of microcapsules as thin as a strand of hair. Much like the E Ink you’ll find inside a Kindle, electricity causes the microcapsules to shift between black or white. Mind. Blown.

Best Smart Mask: Razer Zephyr Pro

Speaking of cool, Razer just gave us a smart mask that is not only helpful during the pandemic but is also pretty snazzy.

The Zephyr Pro looks just like the earlier version except for one small detail: speaker grilles around your chin. The mask can amplify your voice for up to 60 decibels at a range of one meter. That said, the mask does not have a voice changer, so if you want to sound like Vader, you’ll have to do it manually.

Best Foldable: ZenBook 17 Fold OLED

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ASUS has done it again. The company continues to be a pioneer in innovative PCs — from dual-screen creative devices to 2-in-1 gaming machines. This time, they dabble into foldables with the ZenBook 17 Fold OLED.

It looks like a more refined version of the ThinkPad X1 Fold first showcased by Lenovo. The leaps in tech are massive because of its foldable OLED screen the specs that the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is packing.

Best Sustainability Effort: Lenovo ThinkPad Z

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Lenovo is doubling down on sustainability. This is apparent on both the materials used on the Lenovo ThinkPad Z Series as well as the Yoga 6. Here, they used materials like recycled aluminum available in arctic grey or black and recycled black vegan leather.

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This extends to the packaging. The materials are made from 100 percent recyclable and compostable bamboo and sugarcane, and the AC power adapter uses 90 percent Post-Consumer Content (PCC).

If you’re the pessimistic type, it’s easy to look at these efforts as nothing more than a corporate attempt to tick sustainability check box. But, this is still a good example and one that other manufacturers can take a cue from.

Best Gaming Laptop: ROG Flow Z13

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Technically, ROG is calling this a tablet more than a laptop. The form factor is more reminiscent of Microsoft’s Surface Pro which they say is a device category on its own. Regardless of how you see it, it’s a thin and light, multi-mode device that has the power to handle AAA gaming.

It’s already pretty darn powerful on its own, but like the ROG Flow X13, it can get even more powerful with the existing ROG XG Mobile GPU or the revamped one with an AMD Radeon RX 6850M XT GPU

Best Dual-Screen Laptop: ThinkBook Plus Gen 3

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We’ve seen dual-screens on laptops before but not like this. Instead of just occupying the upper part of the keyboard layout, Lenovo opted to put an 8-inch display to the right side of the keyboard of the ThinkBook Plus Gen 3.

Lenovo believes this is a more mobile solution for anyone who is accustomed to using a second screen or display for their workflow. The screen also supports pen input which should also be useful for some creatives.

It’s an unusual placement for such a massive second screen and we’re excited to put it through the paces ourselves.

Best Business PC: Lenovo ThinkCentre neo

Lenovo is no stranger to providing computer support for large corporations. Their ‘Think’ line of devices is present in plenty of offices worldwide. In 2022, they are doubling down on their corporate efforts with the ThinkCentre neo line.

It’s composed of desktop PCs adorned with not only the necessary hardware for proper performance, but also the necessary software for privacy and security. This means companies can rest easy knowing their most confidential information is safe and secure and is easily accessible across their devices.

Best Product Refresh: ROG Zephyrus Duo 16

We’ve all heard of the saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But ROG doesn’t seem to care for it as they continue to build on some of the best form factors they’ve released in recent years – more specifically, the ROG Zephyrus Duo 16.

This was first showcased in 2020 and this year it’s getting specs-boost and plenty of refinements to make it even better. The 2022 version is a Windows 11 machine powered by an AMD Ryzen 9 6980HX CPU and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti laptop GPU at 150W with Dynamic Boost for high-end horsepower.

There’s also a version featuring ROG’s new Nebula HDR tech for the ultimate HDR gaming and movie-watching experience.

Best Wearable: Garmin vivomove Sport

Garmin has just brought out a hybrid smartwatch that’s perfect for casual users. The vivomove Sport blends fashion and functionality, even for an entry-level device. It fuses technology with an analog look so you can always track your health, fitness, and connections.

More importantly, the vivomove Sport carries Garmin’s in-depth features without breaking the bank. Truly a watch to be enjoyed by casual users getting into an active lifestyle.

Best Smart Home Device: Samsung Freestyle

Samsung knows how to stand out with the launch of its portable projector called The Freestyle. It’s a versatile, lightweight device that lets you play music and project videos any way you want it. You can watch a show on the ceiling or project it onto your walls – you decide your entertainment experience.

Further, it can double as a smart light on your corner since you can attach it to a standard E26 light bulb socket. A fun gadget worth adding into your smart home, if you have the budget for it.

Best Gaming Monitor: Samsung Odyssey Ark

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Samsung’s push into the PC gaming space is stronger than ever. Turning heads at CES 2022 is this curved 55-inch, 4K behemoth of a gaming monitor – the Samsung Odyssey Ark.

Other than the usual wide-angle usage, it can go into a new vertical cockpit-style rotating display that provides a new gaming experience and allows portrait or landscape orientation for multi-tasking and multi-window setup.

It sounds and looks insane that we feel a little sorry we didn’t get to try it for ourselves on the CES showfloor.

Best Innovation: John Deere 8R Tractor

The intersection between tech and food production is one that isn’t talked about much. Regardless, John Deere continues to innovate in this space. Their latest – the John Deere 8R Tractor – is one for the books.

The tractor is fully autonomous, has multiple cameras for monitoring and can be controlled using Deere’s John Deere Operations Center Mobile app. Farmers can just drop the tractor onto their fields and configure the tractor with simple swipes. They can then leave the field to focus on other tasks while the tractor works. With the app, farmers can change settings, access the tractor’s cameras, and check the vehicle’s status.

Best Lifestyle Accessory: L’Oréal ColorSonic

Dyeing your hair is fun, but quite tedious as a task. And a horrible experiment can send your hair frizzing and looking hideous. With salons still temporarily closed caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are looking for solutions to dye their hair easily and beautifully.

L’Oréal unveiled the Colorsonic — a lightweight, handheld device dispensing the right dose of hair dye, applied through a nozzle of bristles that evenly distribute the color. It makes dyeing your hair easy in less than an hour. So you can dye your hair, rinse, style, and go.

Best VR Device: Sony PlayStation VR2

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It’s been over a year since the release of the PlayStation 5. And while it’s still not widely available for everyone, Sony PlayStation has already announced the VR companion for the said console.

The system will come with new sensory features, enhanced control tracking, and higher visual fidelity. On a more technical side, the PlayStation VR2 will come with eye-tracking features, 4K HDR support, foveated rendering, enhanced field of vision, and more responsive controllers called The Sense.

Best TV: Sony A95K

Sony Bravia has always been one of the leaders in TV technology, but in this year’s CES, it looks like they’re taking a big step forward with the Sony A95K.

It features the XR Backlight Master Drive technology which is powered by Sony’s Cognitive Processor XR that precisely controls backlight for incredible brightness, as well as deep blacks and mid tones for a better and more immersive viewing experience.

The Sony A95K is also perfect for streaming and gaming. It has Netflix Adaptive Calibrated Mode and BRAVIA CORE Calibrated Mode for perfect viewing. It also has Auto HDR Tone Mapping and Auto Genre Picture Mode making it Perfect for the PS5.

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Best of 2021: Lifestyle Favorites

Discoveries that complement our new way of living!

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Lifestyle n. the way in which a person or group lives.

This year, the GadgetMatch team discovered lifestyle products — accessories, technology, and other essentials — that complement their new way of life.

These discoveries helped improve the team’s lifestyle, and will continue to do so in 2022 and beyond.

instax Link WIDE: Favorite novelty

In an era where we’re losing time, people, and places — fleeting memories are being immortalized. Instant printers such as the instax Link WIDE helps turn your favorite moments into films or tangible pieces of memories you can hold on to even when everything else has already changed.

Apple AirPods 3: Favorite wireless earbuds

Among all the wireless earbuds that came out this year, Apple’s AirPods 3 still proved to be the king — focused on features that make it appropriate for most people. The upgrades are significant to attract both those looking to upgrade from the previous AirPods, or those who are looking to get their first one. Further, this device is stamped with the GadgetMatch Seal of Approval!

realme Hair Dryer: Favorite styling device

Your hair is your crown, so it makes sense to keep it healthy and make it look presentable at all times. The realme Hair Dryer helped us care for our hair and scalp, and even helped skyrocket our confidence after a good blowout.

Galaxy Watch4’s Body Composition: Favorite device feature

In our quest to lose fat and gain muscle, we’ve come to love the Galaxy Watch4‘s new Body Composition tool. The technology is called Bio Impedance Analysis — basically, little charges of electricity are shot through your body to tell how much is fat, and how much is skeletal muscle. It’s definitely a feature we enjoy using in our fitness journeys.

realme Beard Trimmer: Favorite grooming device

The realme Beard Trimmer ticks the right boxes that first-time groomers would look for: affordable, sleek, premium-looking, easy-to-use, and offers precise cutting. Time to achieve that sexy stubble!

Huawei FreeBuds Lipstick Edition: Favorite fashion piece

From the get-go, the FreeBuds Lipstick looks, feels, and delivers on lavish lipstick vibes. If you don’t look closely, it can definitely fool you! But if you think it’s just a pretty-looking device, that’s where you’re wrong.

The Huawei FreeBuds Lipstick is a lovechild of lush luxury design and cutting-edge technology. It’s still a pair of wireless earphones that offer both a stunning appearance and an excellent audio experience!

Anker Nano Pro: Favorite travel accessory

Even with its compact size, the Anker Nano Pro can charge your smartphones smartly and quickly — making it the perfect charging essential to bring wherever you go. It also comes with yummy colors to match your personality!

Nintendo Switch OLED: Favorite gaming console

You still probably don’t need a new Switch (if you currently own one) but you’re really going to enjoy playing on this larger, more vibrant screen.

It reminded us why we love the Switch so much — we can play our favorite games as we would on any other console, but easily take it with us as a portable gaming device on the train, on a holiday, at the park, or just when we would much rather chill outside our patio.

NanoLeaf Lines: Favorite smart home accessory

The NanoLeaf Lines transform your homes into something like a YouTuber’s home, but with more personality. Its ultra-lightweight lightbars create sleek linear layouts and geometric shapes so you can have a unique space that you can call yours.

XTREME Coffee Machine: Favorite home appliance

You don’t have to take a walk or a drive-thru in the cafe a few blocks away, especially when you have XTREME Home’s 1.5L Coffee Machine. It made brewing coffee easier even if you’re used to traditional brewing methods, or you’re just learning how to serve coffee for your loved ones.

Samsung The Frame 2021: Favorite TV

The best technology is the kind that fades into the background. Samsung’s The Frame offers the ability to display art, customize the way the art looks, and have its display optimized for displaying it. And its no-gap wall mount lets it sit flush against a wall. If you value art and design, then Samsung The Frame can easily be your GadgetMatch.

Tempo Move: Favorite workout technology

Tempo’s new sub-$400 system fits into a console table, and we’re loving it! Not only that they have a lot less space than regular home gym systems, but it also uses advanced tech like the LiDAR sensor on your iPhone.

LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier VoiceOn: Favorite health device

If you’re someone who’s tired of maskne and uncomfortable masks, then this is something for you. Especially if you intend to talk throughout the day — it makes sure you’re both heard and protected.

Arcwave Ion: Favorite sex technology

The Arcwave Ion helped resolve tension in the age of self-distancing. Our Associate Creative Director proudly took a trip to the Big O and made his sensual sessions reach new heights. Certainly, it’s a device to support you in self-discovery, and self-pleasure while your carnal desires can’t be fulfilled for now.

Ford Territory: Favorite vehicle

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Whether going on a ride alone or with friends and family, the Ford Territory gave us superb comfort and convenience so we can own every moment. As a car, the Ford Territory is more than worthy as a daily driver. As a tech device, the Ford Territory packs in so many creature comforts to keep its riders entertained throughout a drive. It’s definitely a car you’d love to own as a techie today.

JBL Horizon 2: Favorite speaker

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The JBL Horizon 2 provides a multi-faceted sound system for any living space. It comes with speakers with great audio quality suited for those lovely sound trips while indoors. With relative ease, you can connect almost any kind of device with Bluetooth and enjoy hassle-free volume control.

Mujjo Leather Wallet Case: Favorite smartphone case

You can never go wrong with leather, especially Mujjo’s leather wallet cases. They’re functional, efficient for commutes and short-distance trips, durable, stylish, and looks better over time.

Sierra Blue: Favorite color

Sierra Blue is definitely not a color of the year, but a statement to consider and incorporate into your looks and style in the months to come. It’s charming, sophisticated, and subtly makes you look neat, polished, and well-groomed.

adidas UltraBoost 21: Favorite sneakers

The latest iteration of the adidas UltraBoost is more performance-oriented and more comfortable at the same time. You can go into an adidas store and try them on, and we’re certain you’ll walk away impressed. Maybe, you’ll also walk away wearing these sneakers — like we did.

Lenovo M2 Electric Scooter: Favorite mobility solution

Lenovo parades the M2 Electric Scooter as a creative, mobility solution that allows commuters to travel short distances safely and securely. At a time where safe, effective public transportation is scarce due to the pandemic, an electric kick scooter is a warm welcome.

Sony a6600: Favorite camera

When one of our cameras went under repair at the height of the pandemic, we sought solace in the prowess of the Sony a6600. It’s compact, lightweight, yet powerful enough to take on our needs when it comes to product photography, lifestyle shoots, and video production.

Hometown Cha Cha Cha: Favorite Netflix Originals

Hometown Cha Cha Cha is a healing series for a reason. When we live in an era where it’s difficult to process grief, the Netflix Originals series showed us how people uniquely process their emotions in between cheerful banters, heartwarming scenes, and kilig moments.

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