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:
Who wouldn’t want a self-sanitising water bottle, especially in these times?
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.
Every stroke of your smart pen gets recorded into an app in real time.
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.
One for the beer guzzlers who want to impress.
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.
Recharge your phone whilst sanitising it too!
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.
Brighten up your home with an indoor garden
Gradually releases nutrients the plants need to thrive
#6. Robot Kit
Start them young with this cool STEM 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.
The easiest way to experience VR.
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
Who doesn’t want to wake up to a beautiful sunrise at a time that suits?
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.
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.
Working from home with kids around? Gift the joy of peace & quiet.
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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