6 Groundbreaking Technologies We Can’t Wait To Try In 2017

Liz Carlson
Created by Liz Carlson
on March 2, 2017

1. Microsoft’s Surface Phone

Microsoft Surface Phone

Microsoft’s last attempt at winning over iOS users, the Surface Phone is a tablet-like mobile device, at potentially half the cost of an iPhone. Rumors also circulate that the device will offer three variants: Consumer Edition, Business Edition, and Enthusiast Edition. What that may mean, we can’t be sure, but it sounds just appealing enough to follow along.

2. The Virtual Reality boom expands

virtual reality

As virtual reality devices like Oculus Rift become more and more available, they will also continue to advance. This opens possibilities for use in education, training, industry and entertainment. The possibilities are endless.

3. Tesla model 3

Tesla Model 3

This all-electric sedan can hike it up to 215 miles. It also happens to be one of the most affordable all-electric cars around, starting at $35,000. We’ve got our eye on you, Elon Musk.

4. The big reveal of the iPhone 8

iPhone 8

Okay, so Apple is constantly putting out new phones. But, the iPhone 8 promises to come out with a bang as it marks the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone. Let’s see how you can top yourselves, Apple.

5. Did someone say Doppler Labs?

wireless headphones

AKA new and improved wireless headphones that unlike Apple’s AirPods, have an active noise-cancellation function. Sign us up!

6. Cutting-edge prosthetics

Cutting-edge prosthetics

2017 may be the breakout year for the most cutting-edge prosthetics we’ve seen yet. These robotic devices will help people walk again, stand for long periods of time and lift heavy loads.



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