The 5 Hottest Holiday Tech Gifts of 2016
The holidays are almost here! It’s time to prepare your shopping list with these five hot tech gifts that your family and friends will love.
Time is ticking. There’s only a month until Christmas, and you haven’t even started your shopping. Yikes! What do you give your brother who lives three hours away? Or, your father whom you see every Sunday for dinner but haven’t a clue what he wants for Christmas? If you have a big family you need to buy for this holiday season, instead of thinking outside the box and trying to find that perfect gift, why not give them a tech gift? Virtually everyone loves technology. Heck, even our pets are in on smart technology! With Black Friday and Cyber Monday almost here, it’s time to check out these five holiday tech gifts that will be a sure surprise for your family and loved ones.
1. Google Pixel Phone
Google’s newest creation, the Pixel Phone, is entirely developed and created by Google. This is a top of the line phone that rivals the Apple iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy. It comes with Google Assist, which is their version of Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa. It’s a conversational feature that answers your questions. Other features include:
- “All-day” battery life
- 12.3MP rear camera
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor
Whether you’re young or old, this phone is a great holiday gift for a loved one. Tip: Before you wrap up the phone, download the app SURE Universal remote app as a surprise.
2. HP Spectre Laptop
Giving a new laptop as a gift is a great idea for your child who’s going to college or your brother who landed his first real job. The HP Spectre Laptop comes with a 13.3″ Full HD display, 8 GB RAM and a 256 GB SSD drive with Windows 10 installed. With a sleek design and two-tone finish, this laptop is one of the best looking ones on the market. Make sure to check it out when you’re holiday shopping for gifts.
3. The Fitbit
The end of the year usually gets people to take action to become healthier. New Year goals are mostly about losing weight, so why not get a head start before everyone else? The Fitbit is the perfect gadget for a work-out enthusiast or just about anyone important in your life. If the person you’re giving the gift to isn’t already into keeping fit, the Fitbit might just be the thing that gets them motivated. This lightweight gadget is an activity tracker. It can track your steps, create new food plans and even find your Fitbit friends. You can track your running, exercising, sleeping, and calories. Anyone who gets this gift will be happy and excited to use it.
4. AboveTEK Gooseneck Tablet Arm
This is the ultimate hands-free video watching system around. This table or desk mount device swivels so you can watch your shows from anywhere – even lying in bed while looking up. The AboveTEK Gooseneck Tablet Arm is universally compatible with smartphones and tablets, which makes this a great gift for just about anyone in your family. Get the best TV viewing angle with this adjustable and swivable mounting device.
5. HP Sprocket Photo Printer
Source: HP Who says pictures are a dying form of a medium? Pictures that hang on your wall, scrapbooking pages with pictures of friends and pictures you carry in your wallet aren’t something you’ll only find your grandparents doing. Don’t let all those photos you have in the cloud or stored on your phone get forgotten and never seen again. The HP Sprocket Photo Printer is a pocket printer that prints directly from your smartphone or tablet. What’s handy about it is its size – about the size of your cell phone. Why not make this the perfect gift for someone who enjoys taking pictures this holiday season?
Treat Your Family and Friends with These Gifts
Christmas is closer than you think so don’t wait until the last minute to find gifts for your family and friends. From the Pixel to the Fitbit – to AboveTEK’s swivable arm – any of these gadgets would make great gift ideas for the person who already seems to have everything. Oh, and one last thing. Let’s say you’re totally in love with our SURE Universal Remote but your friend or family member is an iPhone junkie. Why not gift them the Broadlink WiFi to IR Converter and send them over to the App Store to download our recently released iOS version of the SURE Universal Remote. Over to you – tell us what gadget you’re asking Santa for this Christmas!