After the rush of the Holiday season, it’s quite certain that there are remnants floating around about some gifts that were never given. Maybe it’s your son, or your brother or even you who would wish to get this very item, but you are torn between purchasing it or not.
You want to blame the endless posts on Facebook about some lucky sets of people who have gotten the chance to own it, or the luring advertisements that scream of fun activities and modernized ‘toy’ manufacturing.
It was nevertheless a hit trend in the last quarter of 2015, and it’s sure to stay that way as we move along this year. Truly, hoverboards are the things that make you want to give-up all your worldly possessions just to cop a unit, attracting you into a realm that’s definitely hard to get out of.
Definitely, you’ve first seen hoverboards as a form of transportation in the Back to the Future series. Technically, these things should be levitating and need a personal transportation skill for it work. Contrasting the ones being sold in the market nowadays, the movie concept of the hoverboard is far more dynamic and futuristic.
But people would always settle for something close to the original, and so hover boards are now dotting your favorite toyshops. Specifically, the one that your neighbor purchased and made you drool over is called an electric hands-free scooter.
Known to be one of the fastest selling toys of 2015, hoverboards managed to establish a strong foothold in kids pushing toward their teenage years.
Like its nearest kin known as the skateboard, hoverboards would certainly exude an arbitrary kind of cool for those who have it.
Now available in major toy chains all over the planet, it is not difficult to look for one at all. It is the price tag that’s keeping parents and adults from buying it.
As usual, while a demand shoots up, more manufacturers would come forth to supply hoverboards. So if you’re really interested in buying one for pleasure, or even convenience, toy enthusiasts have inked on reliable brands such as PhunkeeDunk, IO Hawk, Ninebot, Swagway and Hovertrax.
Hoverboards also differ in the specs they have and the resulting physical look. Though all hoverboards would have the same goal of giving you a more modern way of getting around, the technical features cause them to skyrocket in terms of end value.
Though a very famous toy at this present time, the safety measures attached to using it are very strict, even making some cities ban it from public use.
If you’re one of the fortunate few who has a hoverboard lying around the house, make sure that it’s off limits to children as this might cause accidents.
Also, the habit of wearing protective gear and helmets is strongly advised to avoid possible physical injury if things get out of hand.
Everything You Need to Know About Buying A ‘Hoverboard’
Hoverboard 101: What you need to know – USA Today