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Holiday Gift Ideas for Techies

by Lachie Dixon - Dec 2, 2019

The holidays are just around the corner, we’ve put together our list of creative gift ideas for you! With our wish-list ranging from below $50 to over $500, you’re guaranteed to find an unexpected gift for the techie who already has everything!

BELOW $50

 

Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker $29.99

Do you know someone that’s always losing their keys? If the answer is yes, then the Tile Mate Bluetooth tracker is perfect for them. It’s small enough to live on your keys, keep in your wallet, or on the back of your phone. If you lose an item, you can call up its last known location or press a button which makes the Tile play a loud tune – all within the app!

Shop here: https://bit.ly/2ES3mD3

Wyze Cam V2 $19.99

This is a great little home security camera for someone who wants to keep an eye on things around the house. With a high definition camera, motion tagging technology and a high-quality sound amplifier built for clear playback, the Wyze Cam comes at an affordable price for what it includes. The camera can sit just about anywhere with a strong adhesive and stores memory for up to 14 days on the cloud.

Shop here: https://bit.ly/2FhzWgz

Swann Xtreem Atom II Lightning Fast Mini RC Quadcopter $49.95

Drones have been on the market for a while now, and this little machine is great for hours of indoor flying fun. It’s quick and easy to use – just charge it for 40 minutes and once it’s finished, you’re up and away!

Shop here: https://bit.ly/2G7exbn

Subscription Services

Subscription services are a great gift idea if you’re not sure what the other person may like. The gift of streaming gives someone access to an almost limitless supply of audio and movies from anywhere. Services like Apple Music and Netflix have a massive library to choose from, and they’re the perfect way to introduce someone to the joys of streaming.

Apple Music: https://apple.co/2QNrZ8M

Netflix: https://bit.ly/1FVsimz

BETWEEN $50 AND $150

Google Daydream $59

This mobile headset is a great way to experience simple and high-quality virtual reality. At an affordable price-point, it’s got great image quality with a clean and minimal design. You can teleport virtually anywhere by browsing the ever-growing collection of apps and games in the Daydream app, to start just place your Daydream-ready phone into the headset.

Shop here: https://bit.ly/2LZNMnD

Google Chromecast $59

With the Chromecast, you’re able to stream from your device to your TV seamlessly. It’s compact in size and slots straight into a HDMI port on your TV via a micro USB connection. Everything is controlled on your device and it works as a one-stop-shop for all your streaming needs. This is great way to control your home theatre system with one comprehensive control.

Shop here: http://bit.ly/2PtQuCS

Welling F700 Stereo Turntable $129

For music lovers, this is a great turntable for someone who’s looking to bring their records back to life, or for a first-time turntable owner. It’s a fully automatic turntable and at an affordable price, this is a consistent product in a light, compact size.

Shop here: http://bit.ly/2Uw2IP7

BETWEEN $150 AND $300

HP Sprocket Printer $179

With the resurge of instant cameras, HP have created a portable printer that allows you to edit, print and share many of the memories that are stored on your camera roll all via Bluetooth. The printer is compact, easy to use and develops cute, pocket size photos that have a peel and stick backing, so you can apply them anywhere. This is great for taking family photos over the holidays!

Shop here: http://bit.ly/2RHoxcF

Zero Latency Tickets – 2 for $179

Know anyone who’s obsessed with VR? Zero Latency have created VR entertainment on a multiplayer scale. You and your friends can explore virtual worlds and fight epic battles in a completely immersive experience. Gift vouchers are available online and this experience would be great for anyone that’s up for an adventure.

Shop here: http://bit.ly/2rtfyR5

Google Nest Hub $199

This is a great gift for the family. The Google Home Hub is a great device that can take care of your everyday entertainment and productivity functions. It uses voice-matching technology to identify separate users and allows them to place calls, make shopping lists and of course, issue commands. The touchscreen now allows access to Google Photos, and lets users create slideshows viewable from across the room.

Shop here: http://bit.ly/2L84Bx7

Apple TV 4K $249

For the cinema lovers in your life, this is the perfect gift. Apple TV 4K brings home the complete cinematic experience. It lets you watch or stream movies in amazing 4K HDR quality, accompanied by immersive sound from Dolby Atmos. You can stream your favourite channels and access content from streaming apps.

Shop here: https://apple.co/2Qlv6VS

BETWEEN $300 AND $500

Nintendo Switch $398

The Nintendo Switch is a great gift idea for gamers. With a seamless transition into a portable device, you can enjoy the home console gaming experience without sacrificing quality. It’s easy to transition from single to multiplayer gaming, as you’ve already got everything you need attached to the console – great for getting out when you’re entertaining adults and children.

Shop here: https://amzn.to/2B7VKqD

Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Over-Ear Headphones $499

These headphones are the highest-quality that Bose offer. Engineered with noise-cancellation and Google Assistant built in, you can play music, receive texts and get answers without even looking at your phone. With a whopping 20 hours of battery life, there’s enough time to go through an entire playlist.

Shop here: http://bit.ly/2QFJoA2

Nanoleaf Rhythm Light Panels $330

The Rhythm module are fun light panels that are a great accessory for any music lovers. Light patterns are fully customisable via the app and the panels can easily mount on any flat surface. The Rhythm module reacts to any genre of music in real time. You can create scenes and set rhythm schedules that are completely personalised for you.

Shop here: http://bit.ly/2LaFZ7e

$500 AND OVER

Sonos Beam Compact Smart Soundbar $595

The Sonos Soundbar provides an enhanced theatre quality experience at home. It has features like full range subwoofers, speech enhancement technology and night sound. It’s as easy as pairing the device with your TV and remote or via Airplay, and from there you’ve got an immersive experience.

Shop here: http://bit.ly/2L62uKs

Sony A7iii $3099

If there’s a camera geek in your life that you wanted to spoil this holiday season, then this might be the camera to choose. The Sony A7iii has outstanding image capabilities contained in a compact body – giving you the power and flexibility to capture memories effortlessly.

Shop here: http://bit.ly/2SBe2aX

Whether you’re looking for some of the most popular gifts this season, or just a push in the right direction, we hope that our tech-based gift guide helped. Happy shopping!

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