It’s the season of giving and Christmas lists are being written across the country with the hope of receiving some exciting gifts this Christmas!
The technology world is constantly moving forward with new and exciting innovations that entertain and educate us. 2020 has been a year where most of us have spent time indoors and finding new ways to entertain ourselves. There are various gadgets out there that have been introduced in 2020, that could make a fantastic Christmas present.
Whether you’re shopping for yourself, a loved one or a friend, there are a host of gadgets you can include on your shopping list. If you’re into video games, music or just a smart gadget around your house, we’ll take a look at a few of the must-haves to keep you entertained this Christmas!
The Amazon Echo Dot gives you all and more a smart device should. The smart-speaker with clock is ready to help you with your enquiries and ‘to do’s’. The Amazon Echo Dot is able to help you control your smart home – turning on lights, lock doors and switch on additional smart devices in the home. Whoever is fortunate enough to receive an Echo Dot will be receiving a very ‘smart’ assistant.
The PlayStation 5 is probably the most-sought console heading into the fall of 2020. Sony’s PS5 sold over 100,000 copies in the first four days worldwide. Video game lovers who have not been able to get a hold of this gem, will be delighted to receive such a gift. The graphics are amazing, the choice of games including FIFA 21 and Spider-Man Miles Morales, make the console even more appealing. Stock is expected back shortly, we’re sure many will be queuing up…online.
Staying in the realm of video games, the Nintendo Switch has emerged as a popular option for many in recent years. The Switch offers an alternative for those who may not game as much, but enjoy games which they can play now and again and also with their families. It has also offered fitness options, where you can conduct your home-workouts from your console and who doesn’t love Mario Kart? Looking for some competitive fun this Christmas? Get your Switch!
Mobile phones have essentially become tablets – their capabilities seem endless. For Samsung lovers, the Samsung ultra-deluxe folding smartphone is back for 2020 and mobile and tablet all in one. The Fold 2 is appropriate when handling quick-fire notifications and social scrolling, but the real magic comes when you open up this handset to reveal an enormous 7.6-inch display, perfect for your days off and binge-watching your favourite shows in the winter months.
As we’re spending most of our time indoors these days, there’s now no excuse to fix that dodgy door, paint that bedroom and well…keep the house clean. While your living room is unlikely to be a source for exhaust fumes or industrial waste, everything from cleaning products to pets can cause irritation and problems. The Dyson Pure Humidity projects a smooth, yet powerful flow of purified air throughout the whole room. There’s even an app for iOS and Android devices.
If you’re in need of a new Coffee machine, Sage’s Bambino Plus Coffee Machine is the gift you’re looking for! Most of us have probably missed the office Coffee machine, but as we adjust to working from home, there’s no better feeling that waking up to your very own Coffee machine! The attractive Sage Bambino Plus Coffee Machine features a three-second heat up time from a cold start, promising barista-level quality with its 54mm portafilter.
Sony’s latest headphones are a dream for those who seek magical noise drowning the outside world. The Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphones, comes with rechargeable battery and 30 hour battery, allowing you to play your favourite tunes on repeat. These headphones have a new “Speak To Chat” feature that stops playback and amplifies ambient sounds. It also powers off your headphones when it detects that you are not using them; also coming with a carry case , keeping it safe wherever you go!
It’s been a tough year for many people and with Christmas approaching, this is the period where we can see friends and family and put smiles on their faces. With this popular selection of gadgets it’s certainly going to be an entertaining time for consumers and a very busy time for retailers!