Christmas gift ideas for the gadget geek

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Gift hunting for a self-professed gadget geek? We’ve rounded up the latest must-have gear to please gamers, happy snappers and any other tech-toting loved one in your life.

Siesta Charge alarm clock radio

The latest addition to our popular family of alarm clock radios brings all the features you’d expect from a Siesta. Digital radio? Check. Bluetooth? Check. Auto-dimming display? Check. Multiple alarms? Check. But what really sets this clever gadget apart is its charging pad that lets you wirelessly power the latest compatible smartphones. With this gift, you’ll be waking up recharged in more ways than one!

£129.99 at Pure

Oculus Go VR headset

If you’ve yet to experience the power of VR, this entry-level headset is the perfect gateway to a huge library of immersive games and experiences. Completely standalone, the Oculus Go doesn’t require a smartphone or PC, but still has the capacity to transport you to exciting new worlds. You literally won’t believe your eyes.

£199.95 at John Lewis

Fujifilm Instax Square camera

An old-school throwback for the millennial generation. If you’re an 80s kid, you’ll no doubt remember the classic instant camera, but this reiteration from Fujifilm has a few modern tricks up its sleeves. Perfect for those with an arty side, take snaps to the next level with selfie, landscape, double exposure or macro mode. There’s also three separate colour filters to really help achieve that Insta look.

£99.99 at Currys

Evoke C-D6 all-in-one system

Bring all your favourite music to life with this stunning audio system. Offering an unparalleled listening choice of DAB+/FM radio, Bluetooth or CD, the Evoke C-D6 packs a huge sound with its powerfully tuned stereo speakers to make it feel like you’re standing front row. With a sense of style to match its impressive sound, the Evoke C-D6 comes in a gorgeous finish choice of Walnut, Siena Black and Grey Oak.

£269.99 at Pure

Sphero Mini

Full of ‘teeny tiny tech’, the Sphero Mini is a golf-ball-sized gadget that packs huge amounts of fun. Controlled by a companion app, users can drive the ball around freely or play a host of entertaining mini games. Perfect for tech-obsessed kids, the Mini can also teach owners how to code with the Sphero Edu app.

£40 at RC Geeks

Nintendo SNES Mini

Continuing the theme of bite-sized tech, this miniature replica of Nintendo’s iconic SNES console is loaded with 21 classic games. Simply hook it up to any TV via HDMI and take on retro titles like Super Mario Kart, Street Fighter II and The Legend of Zelda. It also comes with two controllers for endless hours of multiplayer fun.

£69 at AO

Ring video doorbell

Beef up your home’s security with Ring’s smart video doorbell. Using the free Ring app, you can get instant alerts when anyone presses the doorbell or triggers the in-built motion sensor. It’s also easy to see, hear or talk to visitors from your phone – meaning complete peace of mind when it comes to unwanted guests.

£89 at John Lewis

 

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