The Verge’s favorite gadgets from 2018

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  • Published on Dec 21, 2018
  • We’ve reviewed a lot of tech gadgets in 2018 - it’s been quite a busy year. So for our end of the year roundup, we asked The Verge team to tell us what their favorite gadget was this year and why. These aren't the best gadgets of the year, they’re just our favorites.
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    PokeBall Plus: amzn.to/2SMrAUW
    Apple Watch Series 4: amzn.to/2X57cgX
    My special Aflac duck: fave.co/2UX41XP
    Google Home Hub: bit.ly/2DEdOdm
    Sony α7 III camera: amzn.to/2tk5ISq
    Sony 1000XM3 headphones: amzn.to/2SRDAo5
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Comments • 208

  • The Verge
    The Verge  5 months ago +53

    What was your favorite gadget from 2018?

    • Kim
      Kim 5 months ago

      Ipad pro

  • Dabward Tentacles
    Dabward Tentacles 3 months ago

    You should review TheXvid rewind

  • bebo killer
    bebo killer 5 months ago

    I love my flip phone it the best Tech ever

  • Ujjwal Pawar
    Ujjwal Pawar 5 months ago

    3:00 surprised he still working with verge.. Lol

  • ProvenceLife
    ProvenceLife 5 months ago

    I had a very difficult time watching the video, in fact I didn't even finish watching because the lighting was so low. I couldn't see the products. Please make these videos lighter. Thank you in advance.

  • Jake Bradford
    Jake Bradford 5 months ago

    "LIBRARY sounds like a LIBERY"

  • Yusamac205
    Yusamac205 5 months ago +1

    My least favorite gadget that came out in 2018 was definitely the RED hydrogen 1. Those guys were stupid to release a phone that only had features nobody wanted.

  • NΣKRØMΛNZΞR_
    NΣKRØMΛNZΞR_ 5 months ago +2

    *YOUR LIBRARY SOUNDS LIKE A LIBRARY*

  • dogecoin digger
    dogecoin digger 5 months ago

    paid advertising

  • Athrun000
    Athrun000 5 months ago

    My favourite this year is the UberScoot: 1600W/48v

  • M. Arbah Binamin
    M. Arbah Binamin 5 months ago +1

    I remembered that duck and the video about it that you guys make. The video was very heartwarming and touching. Most of all, it gives me hope, that through all these stuffs happening this year that feels just invested to make money, little stuffs like this still happens.

  • Supreme
    Supreme 5 months ago

    My favourite is probably your gaming rig or the wireless anti static bracelet 😂😂

  • Manoj
    Manoj 5 months ago +1

    I loved the duck

  • Mr. Doge
    Mr. Doge 5 months ago

    I got myself the Sony 1000xm3 headphones but they actually hurt the top of my head when I wear them for long enough, it seems that no one talks about that!

  • Deepanshu Verma
    Deepanshu Verma 5 months ago +2

    I have zero usb c gadget.

  • ch dn
    ch dn 5 months ago

    Oh! Come. ON!! This is favorite gadgets of 2018 vid. A whole year! It would have been nicer to have a lot more content with a lot more people.

  • alwyn jose
    alwyn jose 5 months ago

    Eatshit video

  • I am Noobmaster69
    I am Noobmaster69 5 months ago +1

    Where are Dieter and Nilay?

  • Sancl
    Sancl 5 months ago +4

    Yeah but where's the table

  • Ifan Pratama
    Ifan Pratama 5 months ago +2

    this chanel so stupid

  • Crimzon [OFFICIAL]
    Crimzon [OFFICIAL] 5 months ago

    Goddamn, does anyone have Megan Farokhmanesh's number

  • Dr Doom
    Dr Doom 5 months ago

    Some picks are wired as hell

  • faris zakaria
    faris zakaria 5 months ago

    Its not even April tho

  • Krishna Kumar
    Krishna Kumar 5 months ago

    Who else thought 2019 wasn't going to end ?

  • Victor Carvalho
    Victor Carvalho 5 months ago

    omg i love The Verge sooooo much, Happy Christmas everyone ❤️🎅

  • dhruva sakhare
    dhruva sakhare 5 months ago

    @4:18 "library sounds like a library"

  • Leonardo Perez
    Leonardo Perez 5 months ago

    Is this a mock site like the Onion but with technology?

  • Lee
    Lee 5 months ago

    @Chaim Agreed. USB C. Do more of this please. Best comment. :)

  • askl23
    askl23 5 months ago

    My favorite gadget was me.

  • Ewout Landuyt
    Ewout Landuyt 5 months ago

    My Favoriete Tech Gadget of 2018 is Dieter

  • href amid
    href amid 5 months ago

    Lol bs

  • harpersneil
    harpersneil 5 months ago

    The Soyrge

  • Sean Martin
    Sean Martin 5 months ago

    I underestimated how much I would like the Google Home Hub. I do wish the speaker was more comparable in quality to the original Google Home, but the photos of my family (and recently passed dog) make my heart swell. It really is amazing how they look like printed photos in a frame, and your clip in the video is the first I have seen with an actual comparison (thanks for that). I bought 2 more of these at the $99 Black Friday sale price.

  • Zhiloreznik
    Zhiloreznik 5 months ago

    A7 III because it has exposure dial? Come on Stefan .. out of all you choose the most mundane thing that most cameras have?

  • Victor
    Victor 5 months ago

    My 1000xm3 can't be charged with any usb-c charger, which is almost more frustrating than having a different port. My laptop charger won't charge them, my phone charger won't charge them, only my iPad charger can charge them for some reason.

  • BrainMagic
    BrainMagic 5 months ago

    Something refreshing to see instead of top smartphone picks

  • lmitch117
    lmitch117 5 months ago

    Does anyone know what watch band is on the Apple watch?

  • theni
    theni 5 months ago

    natt, how much has the company paid you for the duck?

  • djfoo000
    djfoo000 5 months ago

    "charge your headphone". I hate that sentence. It shouldn't make sense, but here we are in 2018.

  • Bailey Henderson
    Bailey Henderson 5 months ago +1

    I want you to know technology entertainment made e commerce happen so all three industries are at fault really sears and kmart JCP are trying to be what they are traditional companies refusing to cave to e commerce technology entertainment and picky people's hate and crazy ideas

  • Kevin Stefanus
    Kevin Stefanus 5 months ago

    Where is Dieter, Dami, and Ashley? :((

  • Jubayer Rony
    Jubayer Rony 5 months ago

    my favorite gadget of 2018 is Bose Home Speaker 500 !! absolutely loved the sound quality.

  • Sponsored By IKEA
    Sponsored By IKEA 5 months ago

    iPad 2018 is my favorite device, it brings Apple pencil to an affordable market.

  • chris bevins
    chris bevins 5 months ago

    My computer is now dead ! It over heated and the guy at the computer store said I shouldn't own a computer I followed your video to a T ! What happened to the video !

  • Yassine Gherbi
    Yassine Gherbi 5 months ago

    I can feel the the guys usb c wishes

  • Juan Adrian Garcia Cid
    Juan Adrian Garcia Cid 5 months ago

    Good video, much better than seeing 17 different smartphones.

  • Simon
    Simon 5 months ago

    The year that never felt like it was going to end .... What planet were you on ?

  • Simon
    Simon 5 months ago

    That phone ain't a gadget .... It's very expensive tech

  • Ants Of the sky
    Ants Of the sky 5 months ago

    The idea of the aflack one is creepy

  • Amigps01
    Amigps01 5 months ago

    2018 the year that felt like it was never going to end.
    Couldn’t agree more.

  • NFJ_digital
    NFJ_digital 5 months ago

    You think cars are gadgets?

  • Moran Monovich
    Moran Monovich 5 months ago

    nice 2018 gadgets review

  • Max Nevins
    Max Nevins 5 months ago +2

    My favourite gadgets were my HomePods (I know all the android fans hate them) but like the Apple Watch have gotten so much better over time. Now all of my commands are answered, and my HomeKit enabled products all work in harmony. I don’t even need to mention the sound quality. One HomePod blows two sonos ones out of the water and having two HomePods is a godsend. Yeah I know Siri can’t tell you the exact answer to one specific question like google assistant can. But I don’t need an assistant for that I need it to manage my home, sort through my music and maybe call and message some people so for me it’s perfect.

    • Max Nevins
      Max Nevins 5 months ago

      Courtney Moore I have them in stereo, well worth it.

    • Courtney Moore
      Courtney Moore 5 months ago

      Max Nevins YES! Mine too! I got my HomePod about a month ago and I wish I got it earlier! But still glad I got it regardless. It’s the best thing I definitely purchased this year. Also, your 2nd HomePod ... is it stereo paired or do you have it in a separate space? I’m thinking of purchasing another as well.

  • bhavesh devjani
    bhavesh devjani 5 months ago

    Where is Dami Lee??

  • Sydney
    Sydney 5 months ago

    4:28 🤣

  • Lincon, Nebraska
    Lincon, Nebraska 5 months ago

    Where to get the duck

  • Mohamad Slama
    Mohamad Slama 5 months ago

    wow your best is red phone for wt
    ?????????????????????????????????

  • Christian Berg
    Christian Berg 5 months ago +1

    Thumbs up for that duck.

  • Ibad asim
    Ibad asim 5 months ago

    iPad pro 2018

  • Aditya Gundawar
    Aditya Gundawar 5 months ago +1

    Woah!
    It's an expensive camera man!
    Treat it with respect!!😛😛

  • Sushant Mishra
    Sushant Mishra 5 months ago +2

    After years of using Android and Windows Phone (which was awesome BTW), took the pill, and got an iPhone XR, Apple Watch S4 and Air-Pods, and man they work so good in tandem (especially the Air-Pods). I think for me it's the combo of these three. So, that makes them 'THE GADGETS OF THE YEAR' for me.

  • Azo Pucho
    Azo Pucho 5 months ago +2

    Where is Dami lee??? Where is nilay? Where is Dieter?

  • boogiman007
    boogiman007 5 months ago

    1 out of 6 Verge staffer knows what really matters.

  • Sachin Raman
    Sachin Raman 5 months ago

    Why aren’t you guys doing 18:9 yet?

  • Nabeel Asif
    Nabeel Asif 5 months ago

    video starts 1:08 lul pokeball

  • Joel Lee
    Joel Lee 5 months ago +1

    Can't beat compassionate cancer duck

  • SooperMikey
    SooperMikey 5 months ago +1

    Horribly pointless video

  • Deshawn
    Deshawn 5 months ago +2

    Awesome video!

  • Yuri Marques
    Yuri Marques 5 months ago +4

    "2018 the year that felt like it was never going to end"

  • Saji Mathews
    Saji Mathews 5 months ago

    Xsmax

  • Robert Llobrera Jr.
    Robert Llobrera Jr. 5 months ago

    I love my Sony XBA N1AP and my iPhone 8 Plus!

  • PirateKitty
    PirateKitty 5 months ago

    For $350 USD, those Sony headsets better be the best!

  • Seku Tard
    Seku Tard 5 months ago +1

    i forgot i was subbed to you guys thx for reminding me

  • Obsidian Sirius Blackheart

    That duck is inspirational

  • Christian Skjetne
    Christian Skjetne 5 months ago

    Whats up with the insanely crushed blacks

  • Ben Huynh
    Ben Huynh 5 months ago

    I’m loving these “verge staff” videos! More of these in 2019 please!

  • Daniel Armstrong
    Daniel Armstrong 5 months ago +1

    The A7III really isn't a gadget, it's a professional tool that has a price tag to match. It's not a stocking stuffer gadget gift it's something you invest in if you're serious about photography or videography

  • Mick Davies
    Mick Davies 5 months ago

    Remember the promo code is promo code

  • Jack Yarrow
    Jack Yarrow 5 months ago +1

    All the amazing tech that came out this year and she chooses a friggin’ $50 PokeBall 😂

  • laurentiu druta
    laurentiu druta 5 months ago

    Nice video but why is the guy at 3:00 still hired?🤔

  • Super Mega Underrated Uploader

    I really like those Sony Headphones

  • Dominic Shiells
    Dominic Shiells 5 months ago +2

    Hasn't been a good year for tech

  • AkIRA_22
    AkIRA_22 5 months ago +9

    I loooooooooove my 1000XM3 headphones too. I wear them most of the day everyday at work.

  • Junior Alvarado
    Junior Alvarado 5 months ago +96

    "My favorite device is the Sony a7 III, that's right guys we got one"

    • Burgunbeerd
      Burgunbeerd 4 months ago

      i only scrolled down to make sure someone had done it. thankyou

    • Johannes
      Johannes 5 months ago +2

      Take the glass and screw it into the camera screwholder. I put a 100mm f 3.2 in, and really, it's the best zoom camera glass lens you can buy right now.

    • Mobile Maestro
      Mobile Maestro 5 months ago +7

      hopefully it has a screwdriver built in

    • Zoren Connor
      Zoren Connor 5 months ago +7

      Lmao im dead

  • Harold JC
    Harold JC 5 months ago +4

    your library sounds like a library

  • Peter Murphy
    Peter Murphy 5 months ago

    Shoots at up to 10 fps?

  • Claudio Jaramillo
    Claudio Jaramillo 5 months ago

    3:00 his favourite gadget sure wasn't a *gaming computer*

  • Mouyahama Designs
    Mouyahama Designs 5 months ago

    Change the title to: how to waste time in 2019

  • GunBlazer Blazin' It All
    GunBlazer Blazin' It All 5 months ago +1

    That Aflac duck is a REALLY nice surprise there. Props to Natt!

  • Punit S
    Punit S 5 months ago +3

    Dami Lee wasn't in this video. Go away

  • Mohgan
    Mohgan 5 months ago +2

    Library sounds like a library ...- Legend!

  • Pablo Salazar
    Pablo Salazar 5 months ago +2

    Where's Dieter fav gadget?!?!?!?!?

  • Utkarsh Punia
    Utkarsh Punia 5 months ago

    no ashley or kait

  • Raghu Gondhali
    Raghu Gondhali 5 months ago

    Are you running out of Videos contents!!!? Please end this year with Amazing videos Verge .... Tech Awards, Innovation of the year Blah blah blah 😎😎

  • Pedro Henrique
    Pedro Henrique 5 months ago

    after reviewing all of those gadgets, her favorite gadget is a pokeball, and a duck...

  • kingsmeadow
    kingsmeadow 5 months ago

    megans gadget is stupid. keep writing about internet celebrities.

  • Pedantic Pete
    Pedantic Pete 5 months ago +1

    “The accomodator”. Just look it up. Click images. 😂

  • Pierce Sonnenberg
    Pierce Sonnenberg 5 months ago

    0:08 Dog Toys?

  • clementckw
    clementckw 5 months ago

    The headphones are 500 dollars though??

    • Luke White
      Luke White 5 months ago

      $350. They're very much worth it though 😍

  • Jrdn Byr
    Jrdn Byr 5 months ago +51

    You're library sounds like a library... 🤔🤣🤣