We are in the midst of information revolution that has profound implications for the libraries. So why have ? Moore’s law is still driving the prices down and the complexity of computing devices up to such an extent that we are now seeing portable devices that truly have been unimaginable not that long ago. For example, you can buy a $ 150 portable camera with the same features of an entire television of studio used many a decades back. But there are certain expensive gadgets and tech devices whose prices are indeed quite high. Surely, the cool tech gadgets which I am going to be sharing with you are the miracles of the modern technological age. In simple English, these silicon wonders of the new technology have truly changed our lives forever. Let us now take a look at the top 10 insanely expensive tech gadgets 2012.
10. Docking Station for I Phone 4: $ 500
For synchronizing files and charging your I Phone, the crystal docking station is all you’ll ever need. But it would require a great deal of courage from your side in buying this gadget which is in fact more expensive than the I Phone 4 itself.
9. The Victorinox Swiss Army Knife: $ 3,000
Looking more like one of the spy gadgets, The Victorinox is at number 9. Have you ever imagined using a Swiss Army knife with an attached USB having nearly 1 terabytes of storage? If not, then now is the time to think, as the upcoming Victorinox Swiss Army Knife has been designed for your convenience. But are you really willing to spare a few thousand dollars for this cocky knife?
8. Stax SR-009 Ear speakers: $ 5,250
Having the power to handle frequencies ranging from 5 to 42,000 hertz, The Stax SR-009 Ear speakers are more than just sonic flexibility. The brand is already very expensive, thanks to all the rapper endorsements which Stax had. So, in order to have a go with these ear speakers you are only required to spend $ 5250. That’s so much for all the yearly savings.
7. Kohler Numi Toilet System: $ 6,400
The elite class individuals do not trust cheap toilets for taking care of their excretions. So, in response to this trend, the Kohler Numi Toilet System has been created. But is this $ 6,400 toilet system really worth your poop? I am sure it is, as the toilet also has a vent underneath which blows warm air for your comfort. How soothing?
6. Vertu Constellation Smartphone: $ 13,800
Probing the features and characteristics of a smartphone, especially when it comes to the price, is quite a natural reaction. The Vertu Constellation Smartphone makes use of Symbian technologies, red gold coverings and Swype keyboard. Furthermore, you can get secure access to the nearest night clubs buy expensive wines and much more.
5. S-Works and McLaren Venge Bicycle: $ 18,000
Due to the increased popularity of the bicycles these days, the normal price range is between $ 2,000 to 2,500. But there is indeed some exceptional technology embedded in the Venge bicycle due to which the price is nearly $ 18,000. The main feature of this human propelled device is the extra speed and less stiffness, thus giving you a new before cycling experience. It is one one of the highly recommended gadgets for men.
4. MWE Emperor 200 PC Work Station: $ 45,000
Equipped with three monitors, a never before touch screen interface, electrically powered leather seat, light therapy illumination and air filtration system, this sophisticated work station has really taken the online experience many a notches up. Furthermore, the entire work station is designed keeping in view the customer specifications, all at the extortionate price of $ 45,000. So, how far are you willing to go in the quest for the most expensive gadgets?
3. Megatrend MKIII Speakers: $ 80,000
With a height of seven feet and three feet width, The Megatrend MKIII Speakers will indeed force you to reconsider the speakers you have at your homes. They are not like any of the regular speakers, but in fact they are a wall of speakers with a sound that will blow you to kingdom madness. So, how is that for electronic gadgets?
2. Harry Winston Opus Watch: $ 260,000
You would be thinking that this watch would have the same features shown in The James Bond Movie, all because of its steep price. I am sorry, as that is not the case here. The Harry Winston Opus Watch is marked by its elegant blue design, 80 Jewel parts, animated minute and hour hands, 46 mm white gold case, anti-reflective sapphire crystal and much more. In short, the price tag is all because of the sophistication, nothing else.
1. Ecosse Titanium Series FE Ti XX Motorcycle: $ 300,000
Now here is a high tech motor bike that is really worth its price. This bike is now being considered as the world’s most heavily equipped and expensive bike all because of the high end titanium chassis, carbon fiber wheels, 225 HP, 2,409 cc billet engine, grade 9 titanium exhaust pipes and much more.