Tech gift ideas – top 3 gadgets to give this Christmas

Christmas is the time of giving. If it is electronic gifts your family and friends are after, here are the top picks for them!

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Christmas is almost here! Time to get gift shopping. Photo: JESHOOTS, Pixabay

Holidays are just around the corner, so it might be the right time to start working on your Christmas shopping list. Finding the right gifts for your loved ones isn’t always easy, especially when you need to stay on your budget.

Retailers across the country (and the Web) are offering an overwhelming number of discounts and limited-time offers, just to grab your attention. If you are not sure what to get, maybe try looking at the tech market, where you can find some really cool tech gift ideas and surprise your friends and family members. 

So, here are the top 3 affordable tech gadgets gift ideas that can make your loved ones happy.

1.Google Home Mini

The latest hands-free, voice-controlled gadget from Google is the “must-have” home gadget, mostly due to its affordable price and clean, minimalistic look.

For only $79, this smart gadget can easily synchronize with your smartphone and compatible home devices by using the Google Assistant app. Google Home Mini will activate on “Hey Google” command and give instant answers to questions like “What’s the weather like today?” or “What to do in Sydney?”.  

By integrating your Google Assistant with third-party apps, such as Spotify or home control system like Philips Hue, you can easily tell your Google Home Mini to play your favorite playlist or turn up desired home lights.

Overall, for the affordable price, you will get a reliable voice-controlled assistant, which is even able to entertain your family with jokes and interesting quizzes.

2. Wireless Headphones

Wireless headphones are a practical and trendy tech gift idea. With no cables to untangle, these headphones connect to your smartphone or laptop via Bluetooth, fast and easy.

They are simple to wear and come in different shapes, sizes, and battery life lengths. Price range varies from $69 for standard brands to $399 and more exclusive ones, like BeatsByDre. Wireless headphones are easy to wear, especially during training and outdoor activities.

When not used, they can simply be backed in their case for easy transportation and they are usually charged via regular USB cable. The best thing is that there is no age limit for wireless headphones and this type of gift will make any music lover happy.

3. Samsung SSD T5 Portable Storage

A small, portable external storage device might be the perfect gift solution for any student or person in the creative business. Samsung’s Portable SSD T5 is currently of the post popular external storage devices, due to its speed, design, and resistance. 

The new SSD T5 comes with a shock-resistant internal frame and password-locking security system. This means that not only your SSD T5  is protected from accidental drops, but you are also given the ability to lock the entire drive with your unique password.  

And – it comes with a USB Type-C cable in the box, so you can simply ditch that annoying Mac USB bundles. Samsung Portable SSD T5 pricing starts at $199, and, depending on the amount of storage, the price can go up to $1,249