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Tech Gifts 2014
December 8, 2014
Hand picked by Editor-in-Chief Joshua White, these are the ultimate tech gifts 2014 for your friends and family, there is everything from fitness trackers to something perfect for those who love music.
Sonos Play 3
Sonos has been everywhere this year, advertising across every media imaginable. Sonos provides the ultimate in home audio entertainment. Linking to internet music services such as Napster to provide whatever music you desire. The Play 3 is perfect for a starter Sonos system or for those with existing systems. Perfect for the home gym or study.
£259 – Available from johnlewis.com
Samsung Gear S
Wearable technology has been gaining traction throughout the year and Samsung have been at the forefront with their Gear wearable watches. It has got everything packed into this tiny device including a heart rate monitor, the ability to manage your schedule, make calls and browse the web. Ideal for the tech addict in your life.
£329 – Available from samsung.com
Vertu, most famously known for crafting luxury mobile phones have ventured into the audio market. Working in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen they have created one of the most luxury pair of headphones on the market. Crafted from lamb and calf leather alongside ‘aircraft grade’ aluminium, they are comfortable to wear for long periods of time and produce outstanding sound quality.
£490 – Available from vertu.com
Liberty Print iPad Cover
London’s famous Liberty is renowned for its large archives of prints and they’re keen to use them wherever they can. Keeping you iPad safe is important to all users, so why not do it in style with the Liberty Print iPad cover. With a coated cotton canvas outing complimented by a microfibre lining, you iPad is sure to stay safe and stylish in this.
£95 – Available from Liberty.co.uk
Parrot AR Drone2
One of the biggest talking points of 2014 has been all about drones. They are one of the most sought after technological toys on the market. One of the market leaders in drones is Parrot, its AR Drone2 can be controlled from a smartphone or tablet, can record HD video, do flips and provide 12 minutes of flight time on each charge.
£319.95 – Available at apple.com/uk
Nespresso Lattissima Pro
Created with De’Longhi this sleek coffee machine allows of plenty of choices when it comes to what coffee to have in the morning. Finished in a brushed aluminium with LED illumination, this will look good in any household. With 6 preset beverages and a milk carafe with a frothing system, it will create a coffee to anyones exact specifications.
£429.95 – Available from johnlewis.com
Cubify Cube 3D Printer
3D printing is skyrocketing in the UK even with a 3D printing cafe in London’s Shoreditch. Cubify is the only 3D printer certified for safe at home use by adults and children. Coming pre-loaded with 25 free designs to get you printing straight away, whats to say you can’t design you own designs to be 3D printed?
£1,150 – Available from selfridges.com
Jawbone UP 3
The Jawbone UP is the original in heath and fitness tracking wearable device. It look stylish and can track how many steps you take, your sleeping patterns and even tell you when you’ve been sitting still for too long, this is a simple lightweight fitness tracker for anyone who is serious about their health.
£149.99 – Available from jawbone.com