Top Tech Gifts for Christmas


From practical gadgets to the coolest tech, we have all the must have gifts this Christmas for the tech obsessed. We caught up with Adam Lester, our Computer Product & Marketing Manager to find out the must-have tech gifts this Christmas.

What’s the must-have tech gift for Christmas?
2016 has been the year of the drone and they’re set to be on lots of Santa wish lists this Christmas. We have drones for every budget but one of the best has to be the Parrot Bebop 2. It has a range of 300 meters and a built-in full HD camera. You can also view the camera live on your smartphone or tablet.

What’s the best blow the budget tech gift?
The HTC Vive is fully immersive Virtual Reality and the first of its kind. It allows you to experience room-scale game play with precise motion tracking and natural controller gestures. The front-facing camera means you can open apps and games without taking off your headset.

What’s the best tech gift for a fitness fanatic?
If you want to monitor daily fitness then a fitness trackers like the Fitbit Charge 2 is the best option. It counts steps taken, calories burned and your heart rate. If you prefer something for more serious training then the Garmin Forerunner 235 GPS sports watch is the best choice.

What’s the best laptop for a teenager?
You can’t do much better than the stylish and powerful HP Pavilion range. With all the techs and specs you need built in and with nine hour battery life, all you have to do is choose the colour.

What’s the best tablet for families?
Apple’s iPad still leads the way and will be making an appearance under a lot of Christmas trees this year. The iPad Air 2 has a large screen and is ultra powerful. However, if you’re afraid of giving an iPad to to kids we have many more affordable Android tablets from brands like Samsung, Acer and Lenovo starting from €99.

What’s the must-have phone for Christmas?
The Apple iPhone 7 is the best iPhone yet. Featuring an entirely new camera system and stereo speaker, it’s also the first iPhone ever to be water and splash resistant.

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