As the calendar flips to a new year, we all get a year older – and that means it’s time to start thinking about birthday gifts. If you have a tech-loving friend or family member, you’re in luck. We’ve put together a list of the most sought-after tech gifts this holiday season. From virtual reality headsets to smart home devices, we’ve got you covered. No matter who you’re shopping for, you’ll find something on this list that will make their birthday extra special. So take a deep breath, kick back, and let us help you elevate your gift-giving game with these must-have tech gifts.
For the gamer
For the ultimate gaming enthusiast in your life, the Nintendo Switch is the perfect gift!
The Nintendo Switch is an extraordinary gaming console that is adored by people of all ages. It boasts a huge collection of exciting games made by both Nintendo and other developers, making it a one-stop shop for entertainment. But the beauty of the Switch is that it’s not just a home console – you can take it with you on the go and play wherever you are. So whether you’re at home lounging on the couch or out and about, the Switch has got you covered.
For the retro gamer
My Arcade Namco Museum Mini Player
It is tough to replicate the unique, comforting, simple, and most importantly, joyous experience of retro gaming in an era of digital gaming. And it could be even tougher to find a gift for a retro gamer!
But My Arcade’s little machine Namco Museum could bring back all the childhood nostalgia of arcade games. Despite being a mini player, the machine is well made with good display and controls and includes classics like PAC-MAN, GALAGA, and DIG DUG, among many others.
For the fitness freak
Flexnest Flexbike Exercise Cycle
If you want to help someone achieve their fitness goals this year, then you might want to gift them the Flexnest Flexbike Exercise Cycle.
It is a calorie-squashing workout machine that can bring professional-level cycling instructors and virtual cycling communities into your home. This smart exercise bike can strengthen your heart muscle, and help you burn calories, by maintaining knee and joint flexibility.
For the reader
There could be no better gift for an avid reader than the world’s best-selling e-reader Kindle Paperwhite!
By gifting the thin, lightweight, and travel-friendly Kindle Paperwhite, you gift the reader the ability to enjoy their favourite books at any time, anywhere. Amazon’s signature 300 PPI glare-free Paperwhite display goes easy on the eyes, and readers can enjoy reading even at the beach or in the bath because this gift is waterproof.
For the traveller
Why just enjoy the beauty of your travels when you can capture it forever? Insta360 allows you to freeze those breathtaking sunsets, stunning landscapes, and picturesque meadows in time. And the best part? You don’t even need someone to hold the camera for you. This compact device is perfect for taking solo shots and recording videos. Its small size makes it easy to take with you on any adventure and lets you play around with your creativity with its 360-degree capabilities.
For the audiophile
Audio-Technica Stereo Turntable System
Planning on gifting something unique to an audiophile? A mix of new and old school could be a safe bet.
Audio-Technica’s fully automatic Stereo Turntable System (LP60XUSBBK) makes a great deck from which you archive your vinyl to a computer. With stellar sound quality, this turntable is an unbeatable gift for the price and an amazing present for anyone interested in the warmth, richness, and depth of vinyl.
For the mixologist
Bartesian Cocktail Machine
Looking for a gift that caters to both party animals and those who enjoy a calm evening with a fancy cocktail in hand? Look no further than the Bartesian Cocktail Machine. This handy gadget allows you to effortlessly create impressive drinks without any bartending skills, simply by pressing a button. Its sleek and stylish design adds a touch of class to any gathering, whether it be a wild party or a relaxing evening at home. Say goodbye to the hassle of mixing drinks and let the Bartesian Cocktail Machine take the reins.
For the car guys
70mai A400 car dash camera
Looking for the perfect present for the car enthusiast in your life? The 70mai A400 car dash camera is a surefire hit! Not only is it budget-friendly at just Rs 8,999, but it also boasts dual-channel recording in stunning QHD resolution for complete coverage on the road. Plus, with WiFi accessibility and the 70mai app, it’s super easy to view and share footage. And in case of any unexpected accidents, the A400 dash cam is there to capture emergency videos. With simple DIY installation, this gift is sure to bring a sense of safety to any car lover.
For the DIY folk
MMOBIEL Professional Screwdriver Repair Tool Kit
There’s always that one person in our lives who loves to “DIY” everything, and this MMOBIEL Professional Screwdriver Repair Tool Kit is perfect for them. With its high-quality construction and wide range of basic tools, it’s the perfect addition to any toolkit for servicing PCs, laptops, and other small devices. Plus, with all the necessary tools included, it makes tackling any project a breeze.
For the students
Philips SmartSleep Wake-Up Light
As the end of the term approaches, cramming for exams often requires a lot of late nights or early mornings. But a special gift for your loved one – the Philips SmartSleep Wake-Up Light (HF3520) – could make this task a little easier. The alarm clock uses a blend of light and sound to gently rouse you from sleep, leaving you feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the day. Plus, its calming sunset simulation can help you relax and get a good night’s rest. And if you’re a radio junkie, you can even tune in to your favourite show while waking up.