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Tech Guide’s 2020 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas – Day 11: Appliances

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It’s new Day 11 of Tech Guide’s popular 2020 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas which is here to help you come up with the perfect gifts for your family and friends.

Today we’re looking at appliances and health and beauty items.

Here are Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas:

Day 1: Cameras

Day 2: Smartphones

Day 3: Wearables/smartwatches

Day 4: Headphones/speakers

DAY 5: Gaming

DAY 6: Tablets/e-readers

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 11: APPLIANCES

DEEBOT OZMO U2 PRO ROBOT VACUUM – $599

DEEBOT U2 is here to provide maximized cleaning performance for homes with pets.

With the newly upgraded vacuum and mop combo, DEEBOT U2 can clean up to 200 sqm in one session.

Max+ Mode enables increased suction power to handle the most demanding tasks and OZMO mopping technology means it can handle all types of messes.

With the included Pet Care Kit, specially designed to handle pet hair, the DEEBOT comes with ECOVACS’ largest size Dustbin and a specialised Tangle-Free Brush optimised for this purpose.

With 150 minutes of cleaning time, smart speaker compatibility and the ability to schedule cleaning times, set cleaning modes and monitor cleaning status via the companion app, users can enjoy automated housework with total control.

Available from www.amazon.com.au

CRICUT MAKER – $649

The Cricut Maker is a smart cutting machine that helps you bring your creative pursuits into the 21st century, allowing you to make professional looking DIY projects with ease.

The Cricut Maker features an expandable suite of tools, which allow it to cut, score, write and add decorative effects so that you can take on virtually any project.

It’s as easy as designing your project on your laptop or smartphone on Cricut’s software, Design Space, and in a matter of clicks your Maker machine will cut, draw, score, engrave or deboss your design.

The possibilities are endless with the ability to create everything from party or wedding decor, home design and accessories, personalised apparel and more.

Available from Spotlight, Harvey Norman and Costco.

ORAL B GENIUS AI ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH – $239

For the tech-savvy family member or someone who loves to feel their best, Oral-B’s latest electric toothbrush – the GENIUS AI is the perfect gift for someone who needs to put their best smile forward for 2021.

More than just a novelty gadget or gizmo, the innovative Oral-B GENIUS AI utilises built-in motion sensors to detect the brush’s movements, recognising the user’s unique brushing style to be able to provide personalised feedback made visible on the Oral-B App.

Currently available at The Shaver Shop for RRP$239 (usual RRP$499.99) the Oral-B GENIUS AI also comes in a sleek, modern travel case so it’s super portable and will fit in with your essentials no matter what your aesthetic.

Perfect for anyone travelling domestically this holiday period.

JURA ENA 8 AUTOMATIC COFFEE MACHINE – $1,899: 

At only 27.1cm wide, this one-cup machine will comfortably fit anywhere and is easy to use through the 2.8-inch TFT display and clearly defined operating panels.

The machine offers 10 specialties at the touch of a button including espresso doppio.

The ENA 8 also has fine foam technology that creates airy, feather-light milk foam to complete your coffee.

The cylindrical shaped water tank is inspired by premium crystal carafes and is available in sunset red, arctic white or metropolitan black.

READ TECH GUIDE’S REPORT ON THE JURA COFFEE MACHINES

SAMSUNG AX9500 AIR PURIFIER – $1,299

The AX9500 includes Samsung’s innovative Wind-Free technology, which disperses clean air gently and quietly through approximately 60,000 micro-holes, with less draft and noise level.

The AX9500 comes in a modern, cube-style shape and metal finish that blends well with even the most stylish of contemporary interiors.

Also modular in design, it can be easily stacked and set up, and each unit comes with its own docking component.

The AX9500 also features a Numeric EasyView Display and a Laser PM sensor.

The sensor monitors air quality in real-time, identifying gaseous contaminants and particles smaller than 1.0㎛.

Users can see the results on the display, which shows the level of PM1.0/2.5/10 size pollution and the overall air quality level with a 4-color Indicator. Wi-Fi connectivity.

READ TECH GUIDE’S REPORT ON THE SAMSUNG AIR PURIFIER RANGE

LG SIGNATURE WINE CELLAR – $8999

Here’s the ideal gift for wine connoisseurs.

The LG signature wine cellar is a specially-designed refrigerator that creates the optimal conditions to store any variety or vintage of wines.

The LG Signature Wine Cellar is 70cm wide, 1.79m tall and 79.3cm deep and features multi-temperature and humidity control with room to store up to 65 bottles of wine.

It has a sleek, seamless scratch resistant metal frame structure with a glass door to showcase your wine collection.

Due in January 2021 – so you can order it before Christmas.

READ TECH GUIDE’S REPORT ON THE LG SIGNATURE WINE CELLAR

DYSON V11 OUTSIZE CORDLESS VACUUM – $1,199

One of our favourite sayings is “go big or go home” and that’s exactly what Dyson has done with the release of the new V11 Outsize cordless vacuum which now includes a larger bin and larger cleaner head.

Dyson has also upgraded the regular V11 to the V11 Absolute Extra which, like the V11 Outsize, has 20 per cent more suction power than the previous model.

The thinking behind the Dyson V11 Outsize was to provide a faster more powerful way to clean larger homes in markets like Australia.

READ TECH GUIDE’S FULL REPORT ON THE DYSON V11 OUTSIZE

WATERPIK SONIC FUSION FLOSSING TOOTHBRUSH – $299 (USUALLY $355)

Waterpik has just released a world-first product – a sonic toothbrush that can floss your teeth at the same time and remove 99.9 per cent of plaque while it’s at it.

Oral health has a lot to do with our overall health and the Waterpik Sonic Fusion is a simple and time-saving solution.

The product makes flossing your teeth as easy as brushing them. It uses jets of pressurised water to get between teeth which is twice as effective at improving gum health than traditional string floss.

READ TECH GUIDE’S REPORT ON THE WATERPIK SONIC FUSION FLOSSING TOOTHBRUSH

ECOVACS OZMO T8 AIVI ROBOT VACUUM – $1299

The robot vacuum cleaner has just gone to the next level with the release of the Ecovacs Robotics Deebot OZMO T8 AIVI which includes the latest AI technology and obstacle identification.

The OZMO T8 AIVI has a new level of laser-based mapping and navigation performance for even more efficient cleaning.

There’s even an integrated camera which can stream video to homeowners so the robot vacuum can also act like a security camera on wheels and provide the home owner with added peace of mind.

There is also an Auto Empty Station available as well so the unit can automatically empty the dust from the robot vacuum.

READ TECH GUIDE’S REPORT ON THE ECOVACS OZMO T8 AIVI

DYSON CORRALE HAIR STRAIGHTENER – $699

Dyson has already made its mark on vacuums, hair care, air purifiers, hand dryers and lighting and it just entered another category with the Dyson Corrale – a hair straightener with flexible plates.

The company has always been driven by engineering and their products are also designed to solve a problem.

And that’s exactly how it has approached the Dyson Corrale.

Dyson already has some investment in hair care with the Dyson Supersonic hairdryer and the Airwrap styler and it has taken it a step further with the Corrale.

READ TECH GUIDE’S REPORT ON THE DYSON CORRALE

PHILIPS PREMIUM AIRFRYER – $599

The new Philips Airfryer XXL does the thinking and cooking for you.

With Smart Sensing technology, it is the only Airfryer that automatically adjusts time and temperature during cooking for perfectly cooked dishes.

You can save your favourite dish and it will make it just the way you like, every time. And at the touch of one button.

The favourite mode will cook your meal for the perfect time and temperature for ultimate convenience. Whether it’s a delicious hot breakfast or favourite family recipe, it’s perfect every time.

HYDRAGUN – $399

The new Hydragun is a premium post-workout massage gun that’s now available in Australia and being used by a growing community of Aussie Olympians, pro athletes, and sports and fitness enthusiasts.

It uses percussive therapy to powerfully relieve muscle soreness and fatigue. Unlike cheaper massage wands that just vibrate at the surface, percussive guns actually push into the muscles to deliver a true deep-tissue massage, and their effectiveness (increasing blood and lymphatic circulation, reducing lactic acid build-up, and increasing range of motion) is backed by research.

It was was designed by a Muay Thai competitor and has been engineered a high-torque brushless motor, so it’s hard-wearing, whisper-quiet (30-50dB), and powerful enough for deep-tissue work;

It also has a lightweight (1.04kg) aerospace-grade aluminium chassis with a 2600mAh internal battery capacity, which translates to an industry-leading 6 hours of battery life.

It has six speed settings and six adjustable heads, so it can be fully customised to your needs.

www.hydragun.com.au

PANASONIC EH-HS99 HYDRATING HAIR STRAIGHTENER – $279

Panasonic’s Hydrating Hair Straightener is the answer to your hair damage woes.

You can now heat style your hair guilt-free, knowing that your precious locks are protected throughout.

It’s time to say hello to healthy hair and goodbye to dry, dull and frizzy locks.

Backed by more than 80 years of hair care research, the EH-HS99 incorporates innovative Nanoe technology which has been proven to minimise hair damage, improve shine and reduce static for a sleek finish.