On Tuesday, TV viewers saw the seventh edition of the Tech Top 2021 national technical awards. The seventh year took the audience into the mysterious and exciting world of spies, with Vaidotas Baumila and Kristina Radžiukynaitė-KaYra as the main agents. During the awards evening, not only was the best technique of the year revealed, but also the project "Lietuvos balsas. Generations" teachers.
Demonstrated acting skills
This year, the announcers of the Best Technique nominations have also become participants in the whole action-packed spy story. Here, Rokas Bernatonis, who has become head of the secret agency's mentalism unit, demonstrated a digital hypnosis app before announcing this year's best phone. Karolina Meschino, who announced the best laptop of the year, found herself on the stage where the main agents got into a stormy fight. She gave the golden relationship tip - a warm bed, a computer and a good movie are the fastest way to repair a relationship. Meanwhile, Dalia Belickaite, who announced the wellness tool of the year, taught the agents the "Tik Tok" dance, which would gather tens of thousands of views.
The action moved to the stage, where dynamic and breathtaking performances took place. V. Baumila not only performed a new version of "Kunigunda", but also danced and took part in fight scenes with real stuntmen. Monique started her performance in a bathtub hanging on the decks of the Avia Solutions Group Arena, while the 3 Divas made you feel like you were in Mulen Rouge with their sparkling musical performance.
The secret is out
Meanwhile, the main villains of the whole spy story - the Television Players - are Rolandas and Ieva Mackevičiai. Already at the beginning of the show, the Televizoristas revealed that they knew one secret about Vaidotas. In the end, it turned out that Televizoristas had one of the biggest TV intrigues of the year in his hands - the Voice of Lithuania. Generations" teachers. When the villain failed to conquer the whole world, he gave away the secret and a spectacular performance of the teachers began on stage.
Ieva Prudnikovaitė started with a sensual and scenographically magnificent performance, joined by Benas Aleksandravičius BA, 69 Danguje and Vaidotas Baumila. They will be the main protagonists of the newest project "Voice of Lithuania. Generations".
Best technology of the year
This year's Tech Top 2021 national tech awards received a record number of votes. 1 million 367 thousand votes were received in various product categories. Their votes account for half of the total nomination score. The remaining half of the Tech Top 2021 scores are determined by the jury's votes. All this year's nominees were divided into 17 categories according to their purpose. The jury judged each of the devices in the awards on a 10-point system, based on functionality, ease of use, sustainability, innovation, design and potential for popularity.
This year, the Commission has 19 members: Nida Degutienė, a cook and writer, Deivydas Praspaliauskas, one of the best known chefs in Lithuania, Naglis Bierancas, an opinion leader and photographer, Šarūnas Tamulis, the most famous unboxer in Lithuania, Karolis Makrickas, a technology journalist, and Andrius Užkalnis, a writer and food critic, Vytautas Benokraitis, director of the portal "Delfi Lietuva", Mindaugas Glodas, president of the Lithuanian Association of Information and Communication Technologies "Infobalt", Tomas Bartininkas, head of LNK commercial, Aurelijus Rusteika, founder of "Topo Grupė", Vidmantas Janulevičius, founder and head of "BOD Group", doc. Dr. Vaidotas Vaišis, KTU will be represented by Tomas Proscevičius, who advises tech start-ups, Vytautas Rumšas, a tech lover and an actor who has never missed a single Tech Top award, Remigijus Štaras, the head of the Topo Centre, Romualdas Požerskis, a Lithuanian photographer, teacher, professor and National Prize winner, Gediminas Jaunius, the head of the creative house Elitaz and Kęstutis Šliužas, the chairman of the board of directors of Lithuanian railways.
Meanwhile, an hour before the main event, two-time Guinness World Record holder and illusionist Rokas Bernatonis hosted the live online awards, where he announced the best technical products in 26 other categories.
The winners of the most popular nominations were also announced during the show. This year, Apple's iPhone 13 was named Smartphone of the Year thanks to its fast A15 Bionic chip. Another Apple product awarded on the night was the Macbook Air 13, which features an ultra-bright Retina display and the revolutionary Apple M1 processor. This year's best TV was the Sony OLED model, which delivers an ultra-bright and high-contrast picture thanks to OLED technology. Viewers could also vote for their favourite brand during the broadcast. After the voting was suspended, it was revealed that this year's People's Brand nomination went to Apple.
This year's Best Technique is:
This year's Best Technique of the Year is:
Refrigerator of the Year - Samsung Bespoke
Wardrobe Product of the Year - AEG ÖKOPower L8FBC69ASA Washing Machine
Little Clothes Friend of the Year - Philips Active Sense Ironing System
Clothing Product of the Year AEG ÖKOPower washing machine, L8FBC69ASA
Home Cleaning Product of the Year - Roborock S7 robotic vacuum cleaner
Dishwasher of the Year - AEG Comfortlift
Oven of the Year - Siemens HM636GNS1
Hob of the Year - Electrolux Total Flex, EIV87675
Jura Z10 - Small Kitchen Helper of the Year
Coffee Machine of the Year - Jura Z10
Hot Food Appliance of the Year - Philips Airfryer
Kitchenaid Bandle Premium Cooking Appliance of the Year
Cold Beverage Machine of the Year - Philips HR Juicer
Electronic Movement Product of the Year - Ninebot by Segway MAX
Wellness Product of the Year - Oral-B iO9 toothbrush
Health Product of the Year - Air Purifier PHILIPS AMF22
Climate Product of the Year - Philips AMF220/15 3in1 Air Purifier
Smart Sports Product of the Year - Lola Black Massager
Smartwatch, bracelet of the year - Apple Watch SE
Outdoor cooking product - Kamado Joe outdoor grill
Men's Beauty Product of the Year - Braun beard trimmer
Women's Beauty Product of the Year - Philips SenseI Q Hair Dryer
Beauty Product of the Year - Braun 9477 cc shaver
Smart TV of the Year - LG OLED 83C11
Kitchen Appliance of the Year - Dishwasher AEG FSE83838P
Audio Technology of the Year - BEATS Studio Buds headphones
Speaker of the Year - JBL PartyBox Music Centre
Headphones of the Year - BEATS Studio Buds
Smartphone of the Year - Apple iPhone 13
Laptop of the Year - Apple MacBook Air 13
Gaming PC of the Year - Razer Blade 15 laptop
Photo Technique of the Year - Polaroid Now Instant Camera
Lithuanian technical achievement - Elinta Charge charging station
Innovative Product of the Year - Sony OLED XR83A90 TV
Gaming Brand of the Year - Sony Play Station 5
The nation's brand is Apple.
The event was carried out in compliance with all the requirements of epidemiological situation management.