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Last Minute Christmas Gifts For Techies

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Last Minute Christmas Gifts For Techies

Christmas is so close now we can almost hear Santa’s sleigh bells. 

This festive season may look a little different than usual but one thing that hasn’t changed… last minute Christmas present shopping!

If you’re anything like most of us here at RED, you’ve been working hard, taking care of your families and focussing on just one day at a time during these strange times.

Now it’s just days away from the big day and suddenly you’ve realised you have friends and family to buy for in a short space of time and you don’t know where to start. So we’re here to help you find the coolest tech Christmas gifts of 2020.

You won’t find smartphones, smartwatches, drones or Playstations on this list because we're pretty sure you're well aware of those pluses if you haven't ordered them by now, we're not so sure you'll get them in time. 

Here are our top 10 tech Christmas gifts to suit all:

#1. Self Sanitising Water Bottle

Who wouldn’t want a self-sanitising water bottle, especially in these times?

Self Sanitising Water Bottle

  • Cleans 99.999% of bacteria thanks to the built-in UV-C LED purification system.

  • Stop yucky odours, bacteria and germs in their tracks.

  • It’s light weight, has a single-walled steel construction and a silicon sleeve.

#2. Smart Pen and Notebook

Every stroke of your smart pen gets recorded into an app in real time.

Smart pen and notebook

  • Uses a USB rechargeable smartpen that uses ink

  • Access your notes from your devices anywhere.

  • The pen recognizes different pages, dates, and times as you write, so you get the handwritten satisfaction and analog organization of a regular paper notebook while having every page backed up digitally as it's being written.

#3. Draft Beer Dispenser

One for the beer guzzlers who want to impress.

Draft Beer Dispenser

  • Converts beer natural carbonation into uniformed sized bubbles called Micro-Foam that delivers enhanced aroma, flavour, and mouth-feel.

  • Size to accommodate all bottles/cans

  • 25% faster pour than previous models.

#4. Wireless Charger & UV Cleaner

Recharge your phone whilst sanitising it too!

Wireless charger & UV cleaner

  • Uses UV light to eliminate 99.9% of screen germs in 20 minutes.

  • Compatible with Qi-enabled smartphones

  • USB-C charging port

#5. Smart Garden

Grow fresh and healthy produce indoors.

Smart Garden to Grow Fresh and Healthy Produce Indoors

  • Brighten up your home with an indoor garden

  • Gradually releases nutrients the plants need to thrive

  • Self-watering system

#6. Robot Kit

Start them young with this cool STEM robot kit.

Robot Kit

  • 3 different levels of programming learning

  • 5 onboard sensors, and 10 extension ports that enable you to add more functions as needed.

  • 6 Integrated sensors enable the robot to perform advanced functionalities including avoiding obstacles, following lines, keeping balance, and more.

#7. Virtual reality headset

The easiest way to experience VR.

Virtual reality headset

  • Crystal clear optics and state-of-the-art 3D graphics

  • Watch with friends and meet up in VR with friends and fans from around the world to catch live sports, concerts, or just your favourite TV show

  • Portable & Easy to use with built-in audio

#8. Sleep & Wake Up Light

Who doesn’t want to wake up to a beautiful sunrise at a time that suits?

Sleep & wake up light

  • Customized sunset and sunrise

  • Midnight lamp, FM radio, phone charging dock, power back-up, speaker, auto-dimming display and smart snooze

  • RelaxBreathe light-guided breathing helps you relax to sleep and sunset simulation helps you fall asleep more peacefully

#9. Smart Coffee Cup

Perk them up with a perfectly heated coffee.

Smart Coffee Cup

  • Choose the exact coffee temperature you prefer and keep it there for up to 1.5 hours

  • This smart mug allows you to pair with the Ember App to set your temperature, customize presets, receive notifications and more.

  • The Ember heated mug intelligently senses when to turn on and off.

#10. Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Working from home with kids around? Gift the joy of peace & quiet.

Noise Cancelling Headphones

  • Industry-leading noise cancellation* thanks to QN1 chip.

  • Battery life of 30 hours and quick charging so you're never without your headphones

  • Alexa built-in devices let you instantly connect to Alexa to play music, control your smart home, get information, news, weather, and more using just your voice.

So there you have it! 10 gift ideas that could suit friends and family, with a few good choices for yourself too.

Have a wonderful festive season.

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Samantha Du Toit

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