Though the year 2020 has been challenging, the Holiday Season always brings a little cheer, especially when shopping for loved ones! For our annual Holiday Gift Guide “Tech Edition”, we have compiled a list of several tech products that range in price and style.
Braxley Bands for Apple Watches
Braxley Bands is one of the world’s most comfortable apple watch band that is versatile and washable. They can meet the rigorous training requirements of top athletes and outdoor adventurers while still looking good with any outfit, in any environment. With several color options to choose from, the bands fit either the 38mm, 40mm, 42mm or 44mm sized apple watches and come in small, medium or large. They retail around $30.00 and can be purchased here: https://braxleybands.com/collections/bands
Grip2ü are durable phone cases with a built-in grip and Clean Action Technology™. They recently unveiled their newest cases, the BOOST and the redesigned SLIM case for iPhone 12. Later in November, they will have a special edition Tinsel Collection in Red, Gold, and Silver. Priced at $29.99, iPhone cases can be found here: https://preventthedrop.com/.
1MORE PISTONBUDS True Wireless In-Ear Headphones features 4 built-in ENC microphones combined with a DNN algorithm that recognizes and amplifies your voice. A 7 mm dynamic driver and AAC wireless compatibility. Weighing merely 4.2g, these earbuds sit snugly in the compact charging case so you can take these buds anywhere. These earbuds are made with an ergonomic design that comes with ear tips of different sizes. The Touch Control allows you to play/ pause your music, answer / hang up your phone calls and activate your voice assistant, all with simple taps. It retails for $39.99 and can be purchased here: https://usa.1more.com/products/pistonbuds-true-wireless-in-ear-headphones.
Raptic Rise Headphone Stand & Wireless Qi Charger features a solid aluminum headphone stand built to hold your Beats, Bose, Sony or any over-the-ear headphones. Has 12W Qi wireless charging base, providing fast charging power for any wireless charging compatible device. An additional USB-A port at the back of Raptic Rise, allowing wireless headphones to charge while resting on the stand simultaneously. Made from a premium machined aluminum alloy frame and a sleek black base padded with vegan leather. A built-in cable management system, allowing for organization of any excess cable at the bottom of the unit’s base, keeping wires out of sight and out of mind. Retails for $69.99 and can be purchased here: https://amzn.to/3npznUu.
Introducing Polar Blend, the World’s First 2-Speed Cordless Blender & Mixer. Polar Blend is a personal portable blender for instant healthy snacks or beverages on-the-go and wherever your healthy lifestyle takes you! Originally designed to crush ice, Polar Blend has two powerful speeds for mixing and blending. The Stir Button feature keeps the contents fresh and blended and is perfect for softer fruits and vegetables like bananas and berries. The Blend Button will crush ice and easily blend frozen fruits and veggies. Polar Blend retails for $64.99 and can be found here: https://www.polarblend.com/ or on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/38CKzsB.
The NEW Long Range MEATER+ is the first truly wireless, smart meat thermometer that allows you to monitor your food up to 165 ft away. MEATER+ boasts unique, patented technology that measures both internal meat and ambient temperatures in the oven or grill for a superior result, every time. It’s dual temperature sensors can monitor internal meat temperature and ambient. Also, MEATER+’s companion app sends estimated cook times and alerts to your smartphone over Bluetooth or WiFi. The bundle retails for $99.99 and can be purchased here: https://amzn.to/3kstrrS.
The new kids phone allows families to stay connected safely and encourages kids to live beyond the screen. Gabb protects against screen addiction, cyberbullying, inappropriate content, online predators and more. The phone features 14 essential apps to provide freedom from distractions like the internet, games, social media and app stores. It contains a bigger screen, better camera and Bluetooth capability. The Gabb Z2 will be available at www.gabbwireless.com for $99.99.
Firewalla is a smart home accessory you can add to your home WiFi network to see behind the scenes. If any of your devices start abnormal data uploads or downloads, or if someone tries to hack one of your devices, Firewalla will block the hacking attempt and alert you of any strange activities. In the app you’ll have the option to stop activities, or if you decide they are harmless, let them continue and mute the alert. Firewalla is like a universal remote for your smart home devices and home network. You can also use it to segment work devices from school and home devices, block all social media in the home during set hours, block kids from playing video games or streaming videos at certain times of day and block unwanted content. Firewalla Red retails for $109.00 and can be purchased here: https://amzn.to/36tH6tG.
The HELM Sportsband HD Triple Driver Wireless Earphones have 25 hours of playtime featuring IPX5 waterproof technology. They feature audiophile sound quality featuring Qualcomm Bluetooth 5 with APTX HD low latency technology and AAC for the best immersive sound quality available for music, movies and gaming. Featuring true studio-quality sound, the Sportsband Triple Driver Technology captures every musical nuance, crisp highs, smooth mids, and deep bass. They retail for $129.99 and can be purchased here: https://amzn.to/36wHac4.
Trova Go is a smart storage device for your most personal objects. Trova Go’s wirelessly connected via Bluetooth and accessible through biometric scanning. It maintains privacy by locking your personal items and utilizes a silicone over mold to conceal odor. The “never lost” feature taps your phone’s GPS to mark the last known location of your Trova Go. Trova Go has been meticulously designed in order to integrate into your home and lifestyle in way no other storage device ever has. The Trova Go is the perfect size to take while traveling. You can safely store money, watches, jewelry, and prescription drugs. It retails for $209.00 and can be purchased on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/3lvYbt9.
The FeiyuTech Gimbal has a long 7-hour battery life, 1-hour boost charging and continuous charging capability, and can hold up to approximately 5 lbs (2.2 kg) in camera and lens weight for use with most mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras and lenses. This includes the Sony a7 III, FUJIFILM X-T3, Nikon Z7, and even DSLR camera and lens combinations, such as the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. All modules are adjustable and have calibration arrow markings for easy recording. It’s made of aerospace aluminum alloy and lightweight at 2½ lbs (1078g). The FeiyuTech AK2000C Gimbal is available through Amazon at: https://amzn.to/3pobTAK and FeiyuTech at: https://store.feiyu-tech.com/products/ak2000c, priced at $229. For more information, see the website: https://www.feiyu-tech.com/ak2000c/.
De’Longhi All-in-One Digital Combination Coffee Maker & Espresso Machine + Advanced Adjustable Milk Frother for Cappuccino & Latte + Glass Coffee Pot 10-Cup
The De’Longhi All-in-One Combination Coffee Maker & Espresso Machine brews two drinks at once. The innovative Digital Touchscreen makes this machine easy to use, while Bold Setting function allows you to customize to stronger brew strength with the touch of a button. User can enjoy their simple coffee pleasures on one side, while also indulging in your passion for espresso drinks on the other. A 2-in-1 Portafilter Holder allows for both pods and ground coffee, so you can customize your perfect espresso. It retails for $299.95 and sold on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/32HV0rb.
Audeze Penrose and Penrose X wireless planar magnetic gaming headsets feature Audeze’s patented 100mm Planar Magnetic driver technology, lossless low-latency 2.4GHz Dual Wireless connection, Bluetooth 5.0 and a newly designed broadcast-quality microphone. It retails for $299.00 and can be purchased here: https://www.audeze.com/products/penrose-wireless-planar-magnetic-headset.
The 3SEE 4K USB Webcam features include fixed focus, auto white balance, and backlight compensation, as well as brightness chroma, saturation, contrast, and sharpness adjustments. Full 4K video is captured in a 90° field of view while the quad linear microphone array picks up sound within 8 meters/26.8 feet. Plug-and play USB 2.0 Type-C allows for easy connection to a PC, and it can be mounted using the attached clip mount or connected to a tripod with the embedded ¼-20 socket. It retails for $299.99 and can be purchased here: https://vdo360.com/camera/3see/.
The DJI Mini 2 is an ultralight foldable drone that weighs only 249g. It features 3-Axis Gimbal with 4K Camera, 12MP Photos, 31 Mins Flight Time, OcuSync 2.0 10km HD Video Transmission, QuickShots, and 4x digital zoom. The Fly More Combo includes three batteries, a charging hub, DJI Mini 2, a carrying case and a remote controller. It retails for $599 and can be purchased here: https://amzn.to/35rGGEK.
We hope our Holiday Gift Guide “Tech Edition” helped you find that perfect gift for the tech geek in your life. We will be publishing more gift guides throughout the coming weeks so please keep checking back on Hi-Tech Chic!
Source: 1More, DJI, Helm, VDO360, Audeze, De’Longhi, FeiyuTech, Trova, Firewalla, GABB, Meater, Polar Blend, Raptic Rise, Braxley Bands, Grip2U