October 23, 2023 – 6 min read
Christmas is right around the corner, and there’s no better feeling than knowing you’ve nailed the perfect pressie. If you’re buying for someone who can’t get enough of all things tech, you can give the gift of a smarter home – think smart speakers, smart lighting, robot vacuums and even smart pet toys – and earn maximum brownie points! If you’re a gadget fan yourself, don’t hold back – it’s the season of giving, so go ahead and treat yourself!
“The best smart home devices simplify life, bring convenience and add style to the home. They’re a gift that keeps on giving throughout the year,” says David Linehan, The Good Guys Buyer – Tech Accessories.
“Smart home devices like auto pet feeders with cameras, smart TVs that double as artwork and video doorbells that add extra security are all great Christmas gift ideas.”
To make life easy, we’ve pulled together 15 of the best gifts for tech lovers this Christmas, so all you have to do is browse and buy!
Elevate your home with the power of voice control, effortlessly managing your smart devices, streaming music, and accessing information, all with a smart speaker. For iOS users Apple offers the HomePod range, while Android users have the choice of Amazon and Google.
The one you want: Amazon Echo with Alexa (Gen 4)
Why you want it: Pump your best-loved tunes with great sound quality that adapts to each room, and control it by asking Alexa to play your favourite song or artist. This smart device also tells you the news, sport scores, weather and more!
Experience entertainment like never before with a cutting-edge smart TV. Dive into a world of vivid visuals, endless streaming options, and seamless connectivity, turning your living room into a hub of immersive experiences. LG are well known for their OLED TVs, while Samsung and Hisense have a great QLED range. If you're into gaming Sony and TCL are next gen performers.
The one you want: Samsung 65" Q60C 4K QLED Smart TV 23
Why you want it: This big-screen 4K TV offers stunning picture quality for an immersive viewing experience. Plus, the 50 Hz refresh rate helps you view smooth action in sports and games.
Enhance your home's ambiance, save energy, and enjoy the convenience of remote control and personalised lighting scenes with smart lighting. Control via your smart speaker or connected apps.
The one you want: Connect SmartHome Multi-Colour Smart LED Strip Light (2M)
Why you want it: With 16.5 million colours RGB to choose from, theres never a dull moment with this LED strip light. Its accent lighting provides a colourful ambiance to your office, gaming room or the living space in your home.
Elevate your mornings with the perfect cup of coffee, right from the heart of your kitchen, thanks to a automatic coffee machine. Embrace the aroma, precision, and luxury of barista-quality coffee at your fingertips, making every sip a delightful experience.
The one you want: Bosch Built-in Automatic Coffee Machine
Why you want it: For quick and easy-to-make coffee without taking up valuable bench space, this built-in coffee machine has one-touch functionality and can be controlled from any room via the HomeConnect app.
Make your home smarter, safer, and more efficient with a smart home hub. Centralise your connected devices, streamline your daily routines, and enjoy the ultimate convenience of voice command or app control. Google and Amazon are the top contenders for keeping you and your family in-sync and organised.
The one you want: Google Nest Hub
Why you want it: Meet the 2nd generation Nest Hub. Set up your calendar and to-do lists, play calming sounds before bed and even blast out your favourite tunes. This smart hub does it all!
Gain peace of mind whether you're at home or away with a home security system, ensuring the safety of your loved ones and furry friends. Some even have two-way communication so you can keep the dog off the furniture or direct the postie when they deliver your mail.
The one you want: eufy 2C Pro 2K Security System & Homebase (4 Camera)
Why you want it: Secure your home and keep an eye on pets with a four-camera set-up for inside, outside or a combo of both. Built-in AI technology can detect humans and reduce false alerts, while the military grade encryption keeps your data safe and protects your privacy.
Let a robot vacuum do the dirty work for you, navigating effortlessly through your home, ensuring spotless floors, and giving you more time for the things that matter. EVOVACS has smart robots that vacuum and mop, and you can never go wrong with iRobot's iconic Roomba robot vacuums.
The one you want: Ecovacs DEEBOT U2 Robotic Vacuum
Why you want it: Able to work efficiently on both hard floors and carpet, your robot vacuum is your new best friend! Simply set it to clean when you’re at work and return home to a sparkling house.
Smart fridges can do so much more than keep your food fresh and your beverages cool. These clever fridges keep you organised, provide recipe suggestions, and even let you check the contents remotely. LG and Samsung both offer app connectivity, voice control and smart alerts to keep your family fed and organised.
The one you want: LG 617L MoodUP French Door Refrigerator
Why you want it: The front of the fridge has multiple LED panels that can be customised via the LG ThinQ app, with over 10000 colour combos available to suit any kitchen or current mood at home. The fridge also contains a Bluetooth speaker module to connect to and play music via the app in Party Mode, making entertaining or ambiance super simple. Keen to see what’s inside your fridge without opening the door? Simply knock twice on the exterior to see inside via the glass panel – cool air won’t escape unnecessarily, which means food stays fresher for longer.
Keep an eye on your doorstep from anywhere, receive instant alerts, and communicate with visitors, all while enjoying the peace of mind that comes with a safer and smarter home with a video doorbell. Ring and Eufy offer popular video doorbell solutions known for their high-quality video, motion detection, and user-friendly apps, providing you with reliable options to enhance your home security.
The one you want: Ring Video Doorbell
Why you want it: Never miss an online shopping delivery again and add extra security to your home with one clever gadget! When someone’s at your door, you’ll receive a notification via a smart device and, with the two-way talk feature, you can answer from anywhere.
Upgrade your daily oral care routine with a smart toothbrush. Embrace advanced technology that tracks your brushing habits, offers real-time feedback, and ensures a cleaner, healthier smile. Oral B and Philips offer a range of smart toothbrushes so you can get the personalised oral care you need.
The one you want: Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 5100 Whitening
Why you want it: Customise your brushing and whiten your teeth in just one week with this clever brush. Using microchip-enabled technology that synchronises the smart brush head with the smart handle, it also delivers reminders when it’s time to replace the brush head.
Smart Scales not only measure your weight accurately but also provide valuable insights into body composition, helping you track progress and make informed decisions for a healthier, happier you in the new year.
The one you want: WW Body Analysis Smart Scale
Why you want it: Here to support your New Year’s health kick, these smart scales use bio-impedance analysis to deliver the full picture on body weight, including body fat, body water, bone mass, muscle mass and body mass index.
Whether it's movie night under the stars or a cosy night-in with friends, transform any space into an instant theatre with a portable projector. Enjoy big-screen entertainment on the go with flexibility and convenience. Samsung is at the top of the range, while Nebula is a great choice for more budget-friendly options.
The one you want: Samsung The Freestyle Portable Smart FHD Projector
Why you want it: This lightweight portable smart projector delivers movies, shows, sports, games and more straight out of the box. Enabled for Amazon and Samsung voice control, this great gadget lets you browse, discover and watch your pick via the SmartThings app.
Ensure your pet is well-fed, even when you're away, with programmable feeding schedules and remote control, providing peace of mind and convenience for both pet owners and your furry friend with a smart pet feeder.
The one you want: Tech4Pets 7L Smart Pet Feeder with 1080P Camera
Why you want it: Say goodbye to worrying about your pooch while you’re out and about! This smart pet feeder gives your pets automatically dispenses food at a time of your choosing via the Laser SmartHome App on your smart phone. You can also send push notifications, record footage and send live video feed to your phone, and listen and speak to your pet.
Cut the cords and immerse yourself in your favourite music or podcasts while on the go, without the hassle of tangled wires – discover the convenience and crystal-clear sound quality of wireless headphones and earbuds. iOS users can enjoy the seamless connectivity of the Apple ecosystem, while Android users can choose from a wide range of premium brands including Sony and Bose.
The one you want: Apple AirPods Pro (Gen 2) USB C
Why you want it: These AirPods with Active Noise Cancellation will make doing the housework fun(ish)! Pump out tunes without having to worry about an annoying cable that gets in the way or background noise that ruins the music.
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