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10 Cool Christmas gifts for technology lovers

10 Cool Christmas gifts for technology lovers

10 fun gifts for technology aficionados 

Another group of people that loves Christmas & the holiday season are tech enthusiasts, the people you may find researching the latest gadget releases or news—that also find themselves getting the latest developments in smart technology and nifty new devices. Luckily technology is ever evolving, so there’s always something new for people to play around with or make use of.

Here are a few ideas that should wet the appetite of any tech lover out there.

For smart speaker users - Amazon Echo Dot 5th generation 

The 5th generation Echo Dot is the best-sounding yet and a great choice for smart speaker fans, coming in two colours with a digital clock as well, you can check the news, weather, and of course play music from your preferred music platform. 

You can also pair multiple Echo dots to create a make-shift sound system, as well as control your smart devices from one Echo.

 

For photography fanatics - DEERC D10 foldable drone

Drones have been making waves in recent years for outdoor enthusiasts, filmmakers, and videographers alike, being capable of capturing sweeping panorama videos and photos from hundreds of feet in the air. You can do much of the same with this 2K drone, suitable for beginners and anyone with a passion for photography.

 

For dedicated gamers - Nintendo Switch (OLED) 

The Switch—a hybrid part handheld, part home console has been a runaway hit with gamers since its debut in 2017. And with the more recent OLED model screen you can get more game time in with a longer battery life and a brighter, more vivid screen for an even better experience.

 

Blink video doorbell 

Doorbells with no technology are a thing of the past, some might say. You can have peace of mind with Blink’s video doorbell, featuring two-way audio, motion detection and 1080p HD video. It’s easy to set up and get up and running, with an accompanying app and Alexa built in for voice control.

 

For time efficient charging - Belkin 3-in-1 wireless charger 

Get this thoughtful and stylish gift for the active tech user in your life, saving them valuable time by being able to charge an iPhone, Apple watch and AirPods simultaneously. The charger is also capable of magnetically fast charging iPhones: 12, 13 and 14.

 

To animate a room - A floating globe 

Impress your visitors with this quirky, fun globe suspended by magnets. It has LED lights and conveniently doesn’t take up too much space, while also serving as a fairly unique desk light.

 

For hands off, high tech cleaning - Eufy robot vacuum 

Put your feet up and let the robot do the workthis autonomous vacuum will do the cleaning around the house, with up to 100 minutes of use—without sounding like a jet engine when it’s on, which is a plus. The vacuum is self-charging, with sensors to avoid bumping into obstacles when it’s on and it comes with Alexa and Google assistant for additional voice control.

 

To light up a room - Red5 reactive light bar 

A simple yet cool little gadget, this LED light bar reacts to sounds and cycles through a range of different lights to illuminate a room. It could make for quite a light show if you’re a gamer or just watching a fast-paced movie.

 

Ember smart mug 

Just about everything is smart these days, and this also includes mugs. This mug can help to keep your drink hot for hours on end, with a touch display to increase or decrease temperature. It comes with a ceramic, scratch resistant design and is IPX7 rated for water resistance.

 

Great if you love a smart gadget - Google Nest Hub speaker with screen 

Smart speakers come in all shapes and sizes—including some that also come with screens, like Amazon’s Echo Show. Functionally they aren’t too different from speakers aside from having a screen, which can show you news, control other smart apps and even play YouTube videos.

Hub speakers like the Google Nest are sort of a cross between a tablet computer and a smart speaker, which should be handy for anyone who likes to control all their smart devices from one place, while also being able to watch videos and listen to music.

 

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