The items only have to be new to me in 2018, they don’t have to be released in 2018. They are in no particular order.
Samsung T5 500GB SSD Drive
I don’t know why I waited so long to get one of these. These drives are fast and extremely portable. I’m definitely buying another one 2019. Probably going to go with the 1TB version.
Google Home / Google Home Mini
Voice Assistant’s are something I wasn’t sure about at first, but then I got one. Its an incredible piece of technology. There are a lot of hidden features that you’ll discover as you use it more.
LIFX LED Smart Lights
Purchased late in 2018, and loving them thus far. Setup and connecting to my Google Home was easy. Tip: Wait till they go on sale, otherwise be ready to pay up!!
Panasonic Lumix G85
A great little 4K capable mirrorless camera. It definitely has some downfalls, but for the price its really hard to beat. I purchased it as a kit, while also picking up wth the 12-35mm 2.8.