Christmas gift guide for tech lovers
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your gadget-obsessed friend, husband, daughter, cousin, father, postman or anyone else – look no further!
Immersive Virtual Reality Headset: £29.99 @ Firebox
If you can’t wait for the Oculus Rift to come out, this is the next best thing – for a fraction of what we imagine the Rift will cost. Using your smartphone with the headset, you can play immersive games and watch movies in 3D.
iKettle 2.0: £99.99 @ Firebox
Connected to a free app on your phone, the iKettle is the perfect addition to any TV lover’s kitchen. From the comfort of your sofa, you can boil a brew so that it’s ready in time for the ad breaks. The app even wakes you up in the morning with the perfect question, “Would you like me to pop the kettle on?”
Stormtrooper Speaker: £39.99 @ Firebox
This Bluetooth speaker is compatible with phones, tablets and laptops so you can watch the new Star Wars trailer with the sound coming out of your very own Stormtrooper helmet.
Smartphone Projector 2.0: £21.95 @ Not on the High Street
The ultimate ready-made, portable projector for your smartphone. Just take it out of the box, load up your selection on your phone, and you have an instant cinema!
Apple TV: £129 (for 32GB) @ Apple
This autumn saw the launch of the 4th generation Apple TV with snazzy new features including a voice and touch Siri remote and TVOS – a new operating system. With apps like iTunes, NOW TV and Netflix, you’ll never have to leave your armchair again.
Retro Game Controller: £10.00 @ Joy
Complete with over 200 games to keep you entertained, this retro controller is compatible with most TVs and takes batteries so is ultra portable. The perfect gift for any fan of your classic shoot ‘em up to your favourite arcade games.
Limited Edition NOW TV Christmas Boxes: £15 @ NOW TV
We already know that NOW TV is a brilliant way to watch telly. Well, now it gets festive with these seven Christmas designs. They’re limited edition so don’t hang about!
Helium Levitate: £79.95 @ Red 5
Got all of your friends round to watch a film? Wow them with this cool bit of kit. This Bluetooth speaker uses magnetic force to levitate above its stand whilst playing crystal clear sound through its high quality three-watt speaker.
Amazon Fire TV Stick: £35 @ John Lewis
As small as a USB drive but with a whole load of entertainment packed in, the Amazon Fire TV stick provides you with an easy way to access movies, TV shows and music. Plug in the Amazon Fire stick to your tablet and stream content straight on to your TV for the whole family to enjoy.
Sonic Screwdriver Universal Control: £79.95 @ Amazon
An imitation of the screwdriver used by 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi, this works as an advanced gesture-based infrared remote compatible with almost all home entertainment systems. So that means you can turn on your TV with a subtle flick of your wrist and a few cool sound effects.
Tribe Marvel USB 8GB: £14.95 @ Red 5
These superheroes come packed with a super amount of storage. Each designed to portray an Avenger, you’ll have to choose between Thor, Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America… or you could just get them all.