10 Best Tech Gifts for Christmas

Christmas is sneaking up around the corner. And that means, gift-giving season is upon us! In case you’ve drawn a blank on what to get your loved ones this year, check out our curated selection of IoT-enabled gifts that will impress even the pickiest tech person on your list.

 

  1. Samsung Gear VR: Virtual Reality Headset

For the VR fanatic. One of the best VR headsets on the market, and it comes with a price tag that won’t break the bank. It’s compatible with Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6 edge plus, S6 and S6 edge. Want to try before you buy? Check it out in one of our Wavefront Wireless Zones, where we have over 1000+ devices and equipment available for rent.

$119.95 on Amazon.

  1. Sengled Smart Bulbs

A unique product that’s won innovation awards in the smart home sector. These futuristic LED light bulbs allow you exercise full control over your home’s audio, security, or connectivity systems from any room. With bulbs featuring a range of functionality, these are a great gift for the music lover, energy saver, or pretty much anyone.

Holiday sales on now, from $14.99 on the Sengled website.

  1. Bose SoundLink Wireless Headphones II

These headphones take easy listening to a new level. Bluetooth enables users to seamlessly switch between two devices and maintain connectivity, and the wrap-around phones produce high quality, noise reducing sound. With up to 15 hours of play time, these are a great gift for anyone looking to enhance their music, video or hands-free calling experience.

$249.00 on Amazon.

  1. Ringly Smart Ring

For the fashion-conscious tech lover. These rings integrate with your smartphone to provide notifications through vibrations or light changes, integrating with over 100 popular wellness, messaging and productivity apps. It also acts as an activity tracker, recording your steps against goals you’ve set up in the app. Check out their range of bracelets and other smart jewellery accessories.

From $125.00 on the Ringly website.

  1. Tractive Pet Collar

If you already have your own wearables covered, how about one for your pet? The Tractive Collar is a GPS tracker for your dog or cat. Besides from being lightweight and durable, it provides a healthy dose of peace of mind – integrating with your smartphone, track your pet’s movement in real-time, from anywhere.

Holiday sales on now, $99.99 on the Tractive website.

  1. Vector Smart Watch

If you’re looking for a more stylish alternative than the ubiquitous Fitbit or Apple Watch, the Vector watch is a great option. With a range of leather bands and classy exteriors, you’d never know their line of smartwatches are packed with features like activity tracking, notifications and integration with popular apps. The most striking feature? A 30-day charge cycle. No need to worry about cords or battery changes with this one!

From $250.00 on Amazon.

  1. DJI Osmo Mobile

For the photo and video enthusiast in your life, the Osmo by DJI packs a lot of value into this wizard of a gadget. Designed for adventurers who want to make the most out of their video and photos without lugging around cumbersome gear, the Osmo leverages the camera on your smartphone to deliver perfect action shots. Thanks to their steady-cam technology, motion blur and camera shake disappear even while running. The device is compact and folds flat in your backpack, and works with any android or iphone via bluetooth.

$299.00 on the DJI website.

8. Smart Water Bottle

We all need to drink more water. So how about a bottle that reminds you? The bottles from H2OPal do just that! This smart water bottle automatically tracks your water intake and syncs data with your smartphone, setting timely notifications so you stay hydrated throughout the day. The H2OPal app sets personalized hydration goal and measures and encourages progress over time. This smart water bottle will keep you hydrated all day long!

$130.00 on the H2OPal website.

9. SkyBell Smart Video Doorbell

Say goodbye to dinner-time interruptions, missing important packages, and unwanted visitors at your doorstep. SkyBell allows you to see, hear, and speak to the visitor at your door whether you’re at home, at work, or on the go! Features include HD video, 2-way audio, live monitoring, motion sensor, color night vision, and free video recording. Whether you’re home or away, SkyBell helps you feel confident and safe knowing you can see who’s at your door.   

$259.00 on Amazon.

10. Recon Jet Eyewear for Sports

These are no ordinary sport glasses. Recon Jet eyewear delivers metrics, maps, and other data on a high-contrast display positioned just below the athlete’s right eye. With Jet, cyclists and runners train smarter and more effectively by instantly accessing the data they need without altering their posture or taking their eyes off the road. But that’s not all. The Jet also features ANT+, Bluetooth Smart, Wifi connectivity, and it even pairs with your smartphone to get caller ID,SMS notifications, and access to social media!

Did you know? We carry the Recon Jet in our Vancouver Wavefront Wireless Zone! If you’re interested in testing it out, submit a hardware rental request.

$460.00 on the Recon Website.  

Happy Shopping!

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