Gift Guide: Tech Lover

We’ve definitely got a soft spot for technology and gadgets here at Coolector HQ and we know we’re not alone in wanting to see some awesome tech under the tree this Christmas. But if you’re struggling to find what to buy for the technology lover in your family, fear not because we’ve got some great ideas which are sure to keep them happy well into 2017 and beyond.

Master & Dynamic ME05 Headphones

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You can’t beat a good pair of earphones at Christmas and this ME05 series from Master & Dynamic is a great pair so will definitely be well received by anyone lucky enough to receive them come 25th December. The ME05 Earphones from Master & Dynamic come in three different colourways and are precision-machined from solid brass and hand-finished to an impeccable quality. The ME05 Earphones boast a highly distinctive form with ergonomic and sophisticated detailing which includes laser etching and mirrored accents that reflect light. Perfect for any music lover out there.

Price: £179

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People Products Transparent Speaker

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If the tech lover you’re buying for also happens to be a bit of a minimalist aficionado, they’re definitely going to be bowled over by these spectacular Transparent Speakers from People Products. Striking in design and accomplished in performance, these first rate speakers will add significantly to the aesthetic appeal of any home and deliver superb sound quality. They use uses premium audio components and deliver solid sound through a 6.5-inch subwoofer. The two 3-inch full-range stereo drivers give crispy highs and impactful mid-tones. You’ll certainly be in someone’s good books if this is the gift you give this Christmas.

Price: £555

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Playstation VR

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If gaming is the bag of the person you’re buying for (and they’ve got a PS4) then the Playstation VR is going to be one of the must have gifts this Christmas. Virtual reality gaming at its finest, there are some great games at launch with this superb bit of kit and with a 5.7” OLED screen, 360 degree vision and 120 frames per second, it delivers a truly immersive experience that will keep them occupied well in 2017.

Price: £349

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Leica D-Lux Camera

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For the photography aficionado, few brands will resonate more than Leica and for the ultimate camera gift this Christmas, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better compact option than the superb looking, and high performing, Leica D-Lux Compact Camera. This exceptional piece of equipment delivers sensational picture quality and boasts a multitude of features that will make it really stand out from the crowd. This includes the fact that of all the Leica compact cameras, the D-Lux boasts one of the quickest lenses. Its Leica DC Vario-Summilux 10.9–34 mm f/1.7–2.8 ASPH. zoom lens provides an incredible picture quality and is always ready when you are. A great gift idea for the camera and photography lovers out there.

Price: £850

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TAG Heuer Connected Smartwatch

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Whilst the Apple Smartwatch may well be the go to option for most people looking to buy this type of gift for someone this Christmas, if you’re prepared to push the boat out a little and the recipient loves luxury, the TAG Heuer Connected Smartwatch is the obvious choice. This maiden smartwatch from iconic Swiss watchmakers TAG Heuer has all the aesthetic appeal of their timepieces but also delivers some excellent technological features that will appeal to gadget lovers out there. Powered by Android with Intel inside, the TAG Heuer Connected Smartwatch is manufactured in collaboration with the watchmaker’s top partners Google and Intel and delivers the best of both worlds: namely Swiss luxury watchmaking and Silicon Valley Technology. A definite winner for luxury loving technophiles this Christmas.

Price: £1000

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Kindle Oasis

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When it comes to eReaders, Amazon and their incomparable Kindle have pretty much got things all sewn up so if you’re looking to find the perfect gift for someone who loves to read this Christmas, their latest offering, the Kindle Oasis will unquestionably tick all of the right boxes. It is their most expensive eReader but it backs this up with a whole host of new features which enhance it over the predecessors including that it is the thinnest and lightest Kindle to date, boasts the longest battery life (with the inclusion of a leather charging cover) and a high-resolution 300 ppi display- that really does read just like the printed page.

Price: £270

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PowerUp FPV Paper Aeroplane VR Drone

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Who doesn’t love a drone? Well, this awesome looking PowerUp FPV Paper Aeroplane VR Drone is certainly better than your average drone and will deliver hours of fun on Christmas Day with its amazing first person viewfinder that lets you enjoy the bird’s eye view that you can capture whilst flying your drone around. This impressive bit of kit is one of our favourite drones here at Coolector HQ and boasts everything you need in the box to get the thing up and running straight away – including a Google Cardboard FPV Viewer. Ace gift for the gadget fiend at Christmas.

Price: £125

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Google Home

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Any tech lover that is looking for a gadget to interact with this Christmas, look no further than Google Home – a voice activated speaker that is powered by Google Assistant technology and it is there to answer any questions that you might have. This type of technology looks like being very big in 2017 so get in ahead of the curve and give someone a gift that they’ll love and which will make their lives a whole heap easier with this super cool and technologically superior Google Home device.

Price: £90

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Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.