Christmas is just two weeks away so time is running out to buy that perfect tech gift for your friends or family. Luckily the Tech Guide 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas is here to help you.
Today we’re looking at drones and other gadgets that are sure to interest the people you’re thinking of buying for.
The drones we’ve listed in this guide are affordable and meant for enthusiasts and people who just want to have fun.
Also included in today’s guide are some interesting gadgets that don’t quite fit into one category but are sure to be interesting choices for Christmas.
Here is the full list of Tech Guide’s 12 days of Christmas Gift Ideas.
DAY 7: Drones/Gadgets
DAY 8: Smart/IoT devices
DAY 9: In-car gadgets
DAY 10: TVs/Blu-Ray/4K
DAY 11: Appliances
DAY 12: Computers
DAY 7: DRONES/GADGETS
PROPEL STAR WARS DRONES – $199
Most of the drones you can buy today have cameras on board but not the Propel Star Wars Battle Drones.
These incredible devices are fast and are designed for fun. Players can do battle with up to 12 other craft so you can have your own dogfights just like in the Star Wars movies.
The Propel drones are available in three models – TIE Fighter, X-Winged and Speeder Bike – and all come with their very own dedicated remote controller that played music and phrases from the film along with other fun sound effects.
If you’re lucky enough to find one of the limited editions of these drones you also get deluxe packaging and an amazing out-of-the-box experience which includes lighting and music every time you open the box.
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DJI SPARK – $649
The DJI Spark might be a mini drone but it’s got mighty features.
Users can fly the drone with an app on their smart phone and also use gestures to control the flight and the pictures it takes.
It can take off and land in your hand and take amazing photos and selfies just by using hand gestures.
Also on board our intelligent flight modes so the DJI Spark can follow you and fly to a nominated point in the distance.
GOPRO KARMA – from $1,349.95
If you’ve already invested in the GoPro ecosystem with cameras and mounts, then it’s a good idea to add the Karma to the list to take your action photography to the air.
The Karma can fit in the GoPro HERO6 or HERO5 Black camera to capture amazing images and videos.
It’s a simple drone to fly with a lot of automated features is and aimed at the customer who wants to concentrate more on the photography than the actual flying.
Also included is a controller with a built-in screen, the Karma Grip for steady shooting on the ground and backpack case,
TILE PRO – $50 each or $90 a pair
Now you’ll never leave anything behind with the Tile Pro. This small device, now available in two versions – Tile Style and Tile Sport, sets up a link with your item and provides an alert when no Bluetooth link is broken.
You can attach a Tile to your keys, your bag, your car, your umbrella and even your pet.
You can even ring the Tile to locate an object in your home or office as well as view it in real-time on a map with the Tile app.
ENERGIZER VISION LED HEADLIGHT – from $19.99
There are some jobs that require both of your hands to complete but if you need light at the same time then the Energizer Vision LED Headlight is just what you need.
There are four versions of the product and each come with a wide adjustable elastic headband and lightweight design to make them comfortable to wear even for extended periods.
The headlight can also be used by cyclists, while you’re fishing, hiking and camping.
HP SPROCKET PHOTO PRINTER – $199
We snap away taking photos with our smartphones but not many of us bother to print them.
With the HP Sprocket – a small Bluetooth printer slightly larger than a deck of cards – can print 2 x 3-inch photos on the spot from your smartphone’s camera roll.
Users can add filters and text before printing and the picture can also be used as a sticker if you peel off the back sheet.
CYGNETT CHARGEUP PRO – $169.95
Keeping our devices charged up on the go can be quite a challenge, but things just got a whole lot easier with the Cygnett ChargeUp Pro which has enough power through its 45W USB-C output to charge a laptop including the MacBook Pro, the HP Spectre x360 and the Lenovo Yoga.
The device has a 20,000 mAh capacity and can also recharge your smart phones, tablets, headphones, earphones and portable gaming devices.