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Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas – Day 6: Gadgets


We’ve hit the halfway mark with the Tech Guide 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas and today we’re talking about gadgets.

These cool products don’t fit into one particular category but they will still be popular this holiday season.

Naturally there’s quite a variety of products and prices to suit all types of users so if you’re stuck for the right gift for that hard-to-buy-for person, you might find the answer right here.

Here is a full list of the Tech Guide 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas:

Day 1: Smartphones

Day 2: Cameras

Day 3: Wearables/Activity trackers

Day 4: Tablets

Day 5: Speakers

Day 6: Gadgets

Day 7: Gaming

Day 8: Smartwatches

Day 9: TVs/Blu-ray Discs

Day 10: Computers

Day 11: Sport Gadgets

Day 12: Headphones

Today is Day 6 and we’re looking at gadgets.




The DJI Phantom 2 Vision + literally takes your photography to new heights. It’s fun to fly and the pictures and videos you can capture with it are simply breathtaking.

There is also a dedicated app that allows users to have a first person view from the drone’s built-in camera.

Here’s our full review


PHILIPS HUE– from $249

Philips Hue provides a few options to take complete control of your lights and change the feel and mood of your home. The lights – available as bulbs, lamps and strips – are all connected to your wireless network and controlled with an app on your smartphone.

Here’s our full review


OLLIE – $149.95

From the company that brought you the popular Sphero comes the new Ollie – a high-speed robot that’s controlled with an app on your smartphone or tablet. It has two nubby tyres so it’s OK inside and out. And once you’ve had a little practice you can even perform a few tricks and spins.

Here’s our full review



Navman’s device combines both a GPS and a dash cam to allow users to not only find their way but also keep an eye on the road and record any incidents that may occur. The video and information can be used to tell your side of the story in the event of an accident and also submitted to police and insurance companies.

Here’s our full review

And here are some gadgets we reviewed on Tech Guide this year

WD MyPassport Wireless

UrbanGo E-Go electric longboard

Logitech K480

DriveTalk solar Bluetooth in-car speakerphone