Best Valentine's Day gifts for gadget lovers
Looking to go beyond the conventional flowers and chocolates this Valentine’s Day? Why not go for a smart gift, literally? Now it might be hard to think of something unique for your bae, so we’ve done the job for you. You’re welcome.
JBL Flip 4 Portable Wireless Speaker
If your bae is an audiophile this might just be the one for them. The Flip 4 can connect up to 2 smartphones or tablets and takes turns to play – good for all those late night dinners. With 12 hours of playtime, you can be rest assured that this baby will carry on the background music post dinner. For the geeky ones, you can access Siri or Google Now from the speaker.
To get your hands on this one might make you work a bit, but that might just give you a plus one. The Echo Dot is a voice-controlled device that uses the Alexa voice assistant to play music, set alarms, check your calendar, weather reports and sports scores, manage shopping lists and your control smart home devices. It can connect to Bluetooth speakers and can play music from various streaming services. With the seven built in mics, it can hear you from any direction and also includes a noise cancellation technology. Alexa can also order food and book a ride for you.
DJI Mavic Alike Advance
This bad boy is a must have for photography enthusiasts. The DJI Mavic Alike Advance has a 2MP 720p HD wide angle camera and is probably the camera enable drone out there that comes at a reasonable price. The Mavic can fly on a predetermined flight path that you can set up with your smartphone. A gamepad style controller is used to navigate the drone.
Polaroid 300 Instant Camera
Take instant print outs of your special moments! With smartphones taking endless photos, the good ones tend to get buried and forgotten. Keep your flame alive with pics that you can hold. Let’s not forget the nostalgia attached to handheld photographs.
Google’s Chrome cast lets you connect to your TV or speakers and lets you broadcast media from your phone over a Wi-Fi network. The Chromecast connects to a HDMI port on a TV and lets you stream audio as well as video from any app that is Chromecast enabled. It’s a good choice for someone who loves their phone and wants to control everything with it.