Where has 2019 gone?
It’s already time to start thinking about Christmas and what gifts you will be buying for your family and friends this year.
We know that it can be very stressful trying to find the right gift within a budget that works for you. If you're struggling to come up with some ideas on what to get your loved ones, we’ve got you covered with some technology gifts that will please all ages and fits a wide range of budgets.
Here are our top 10 best tech gifts to get this Christmas...
1) Nintendo Switch Lite - £199
The Nintendo Switch was released in March 2017 and has been a very successful console because of it’s portability and multiplayer options. Now, there is a Lite edition of the console!
This is a solely handheld device with the intent to be used by those who game on the go. It’s colour options and available games make it appealing to all ages. It is also a more affordable gaming option in a market where console prices continue to rise.
2) Wacaco Nanopresso - £50.90
Coffee has become part of a lot of people’s daily routine, whether it be a coffee pod in the morning or a trip to Starbucks before or after work. This is a new addition to the coffee toolkit!
The Nanopresso acts like a travel version of a coffee machine, where you can use freshly ground coffee or Wacaco coffee pods to creating espresso shots on the go!
3) Roku Premiere - £39.99
If the person you’re buying a gift for is a major streaming service fan, this is the perfect gift! This Roku system is filled with TV streaming services such as Netflix, Prime Video, BBC iPlayer and so much more, all for a very low cost.
Whilst Roku has many different product options, we think the Premiere is the best option as you can stream from this device on 4K/HDR Televisions, meaning you can stream in incredible quality for a very low price.
4) Tile Sticker 2-Pack - £34.99
Does someone you know often lose or misplace items? The tile stickers can help anyone locate anything they may lose. The stickers have a 46m range and a built in 3-year battery life so that you don’t need to replace these stickers constantly. You can get these in a 2 or a 4 pack.
5) Bose SoundWear Companion Speaker - £259.95
Here’s a bit of an odd but cool present to give someone, the wearable speakers from Bose. Yes, this is real. The SoundWear Companion speaker is designed to fit like a necklace and has a 12-hour battery life, is weather resistant, has Bluetooth connectivity and has haptic alerts to notify you of incoming calls.
Whilst it is quite expensive, it is a unique product that will more than satisfy the average tech geek.
6) Amazon Echo Dot w/ Clock - £59.99
The Amazon Echo is already a very popular product due to its many uses. With this latest update, the Echo Dot now has a digital clock built into the design, making it even more useful as an alarm in the bedroom, or simply as an assistant in any room of the house or an office.
7) Click & Grow Smart Garden - £99.95
Technology can now help with many different tasks and hobbies that it hasn’t been able to recently. The Click and Grow Smart Garden is an easy, automatic way to grow herbs, fruit, vegetables and more.
These systems make sure that the plants are always watered and fed nutrients regularly and have light. It’s a perfect way to easily grow food and herbs, or a great way to introduce young kids to gardening.
Mobile phones are known to hold a lot of bacteria and, because they’re tech devices, we tend not to clean them thoroughly for fear of damaging the phone.
This UV Sanitizer uses UV light to kill the bacteria on your phone and keeps you and other mobile users healthy. You can also charge your phone whilst it’s being cleaned.
9) Furbo Dog Camera - £249.99
This is the perfect gift for dog owners! The Furbo Camera allows you to keep an eye on your dog’s activities whilst you’re away. You can then talk to your dog through the camera and even give your dog a treat with the dispenser.
There are plenty of other features too, such as a bark sensor. The camera notifies your phone when your dog may be barking so that you can check on your pooch.
10) Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 - £619.95
This is the most expensive option here but if you’re buying a gift for someone who likes something different and a high-quality brand, this is the gift for them. These shoes contain heel sensors that help the shoes self-lace and adjust its size to your foot. They also have elements on the outside of the shoes that light up with not only look good but help with your safety at night.