If you haven’t already done your Christmas gift shopping, it’s time you got down to it without further delay. With just about eight days left to Christmas, there’s no time to waste – trust me on that.
We do understand that choosing the right gift is not an easy task; more time is consumed thinking about what to buy for family and friends than the act of actually buying them.
But do not panic!
To make it somewhat easier for you, we have broken down ten technology-inspired gifts for those tech-lovers in your life that you wouldn’t mind splurging on.
All-New Amazon Kindle Oasis
(Kindle Oasis E-reader with Leather Charging Cover – Black, 6″ High-Resolution Display (300 ppi), Wi-Fi)
- Thinnest and lightest Kindle ever–read even more comfortably for hours
- All-new ergonomic design with dedicated buttons to effortlessly turn the page
- Longest Kindle battery life–the included leather charging cover can boost battery to months. Choose from a black, merlot, or walnut removable cover.
- High-resolution 300 ppi display with crisp, laser-quality text. Reads like real paper without glare, even in direct sunlight.
- Enhanced built-in adjustable light evenly illuminates the screen for perfect reading anywhere, anytime
- Prime members read free with unlimited access to over a thousand titles
Amazon Echo Spot
(Releasing on December 19, 2017)
- Echo Spot is designed to fit anywhere in your home. Use 2nd generation far-field voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. All hands-free—just ask.
- Echo Spot connects to Alexa, a cloud-based voice service to play music, read the news, answer questions, control smart home, and more
- Just ask to play a song, artist, or genre, and see lyrics with Amazon Music. Also, stream music and books from Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Audible.
- Use the built-in speaker or connect to speakers through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable. With multi-room music, you can play music on your Echo devices in different rooms.
- Ask Alexa to turn on your lights, show baby monitors and front door cameras, and lock your doors. Plus, control your thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more.
- Call almost anyone hands-free, or make video calls to family and friends with an Echo Spot, Echo Show, or the Alexa App. Instantly connect to other Echo devices around your home.
- With tens of thousands of skills, Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new features. Just ask Alexa to control your TV, request an Uber, order a pizza, and more.
Apple Watch Series 3 with Cellular
(Apple Watch Series 3 – GPS+Cellular – Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sports Band – 42mm)
- Series 3, built-in GPS and electronic SIM – Stay connected while leaving your phone behind
- Make calls, send texts, stream music, set reminders and get notifications from your favorite app–all with just your watch.
- Water resistant up to 50m – can be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean
- Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) requires an iPhone 6 or later with iOS 11 or later. Apple Watch and iPhone service provider must be the same
- Heart Rate Sensor, Altimeter, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope, Direct fire speaker, and microphone
(i5, 8 GB RAM, 256GB)
- Meet Google Pixelbook, the high-performance Chromebook. It’s the first laptop with the Google Assistant built in.
- Features 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB for storage. The long-lasting battery delivers up to 10 hours of use and it’s fast charging so can get 2 hours of use in 15 minutes.
- The 4-in-1 design adapts to whatever you’re doing with laptop, tablet, tent and entertainment modes. Access to favorite apps including Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail, YouTube and more.
- Pixelbook’s super thin and lightweight design measures 10.3 mm and weighs 2.45lbs. Features a 12.3” 360° touchscreen display, a sleek aluminum body, Corning® Gorilla® Glass and a backlit keyboard.
- Powered by Chrome OS with automatic software updates so you’ll always have the latest virus protection. It starts up in less than 10 secs, stays fast throughout the day, and won’t slow down over time.
Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 Hybrid Instant Camera
- Prints on new larger square Instax film (2.4” x 2.4”)
- Hybrid design lets you preview and edit your image before you print
- View your photos and change settings on the large 3” LCD screen
- Select your photo and apply any of the 10 fun creative Filters
- Save your images to the internal memory or micro SD card then share online
iRobot Roomba 690 Vacuum
(Wi-Fi Connected Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, Works with Amazon Alexa)|
- Clean and schedule from anywhere with the iRobot HOME App; compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
- 3-stage cleaning system loosens, lifts, & suctions dirt
- Navigates under furniture and around clutter
- Built on the proven Roomba 650 robot platform, now with Wi-Fi connectivity and an updated design
- Cleans all floor types; includes 1 Dual-Mode Virtual Wall Barrier to manage where your robot cleans
Meccano M.A.X. Robot
(Meccano-Erector M.A.X Robotic Interactive Toy with Artificial Intelligence)
- The future is here and it’s ready to play! Meet M.A.X, the 12″ tall advanced robot featuring both artificial intelligence and customizable programming.
- M.A.X comes with built-in infrared sensors, to help it sense obstacles and navigate surfaces as it rolls around on sturdy smart wheels.
- Challenge young minds with this S.T.E.M robotics toy. Perfect for budding engineers, builders, and visionaries, M.A.X requires kids to engage in critical thinking.
- M.A.X is a robotics toy recommended for kids aged 10+. Intermediate complexity level. Build time of 1-3 hours.
- Includes: 332 Parts, 1 AC/DC Wall Mount Charger (10.4W), 1 Rechargeable Ni-MH Battery 1800 mAh, 2 Hand Tools, 1 Sticker Sheet, 1 Instruction Sheet for 1 Model, 1 M.A.X Brain Module, 1 IR Sensor Module, 2 Smart Motor Modules, 1 LED Module, 1x 3 kgs Servo, 1x 1.9 kgs Micro Servo, 1 USB Cable
Microsoft Xbox One X
- Play on the world’s most powerful console. Experience 40% more power than any other console
- Games play better on Xbox One X. 6 teraflops of graphical processing power and a 4K Blu-ray player provides more immersive gaming and entertainment
- Play with the greatest community of gamers on the most advanced multiplayer network
- “The Xbox One X is a beast of a machine and worth every penny”- Xbox Achievement
- “…the smoothest, most immersive console gaming experience possible.” – Daily Star (UK)
Netgear Arlo Pro 2 Wireless Home Security System
(Arlo Pro 2 by NETGEAR 2 Camera Security System with Siren, Rechargeable, Wire-Free, 1080p HD, Audio, Indoor/Outdoor, Night Vision + Solar Panel)
- 100% Wire-free – Free of power cords and wiring hassles
- 1080p HD – High-quality video with sharper and brighter details
- Activity Zones – Highlight areas in your camera’s view where you
want to receive motion alerts (Available when plugged in and used indoors)
- Keep your camera’s battery continuously charged with solar power
- Adjustable mount and long power cable for optimal positioning
- Weather-resistant design
Samsung UE40MU6400U 4K TV
(40-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV)
- High Dynamic Range (HDR): Brightness, enhanced shadows, and natural colors
- Ultra HD: Ultra detailed picture with live upscaling
- Smart TV Hub: Stream shows, play games and share directly to your TV seamlessly
- Quad-core processing: Fast multitasking, enhanced performance and smooth interactions
- Picture quality: 1500 PQ
- Connectivity: HDMI x 3