Christmas is coming, and the chances are that you have been inundated with lists from your loved ones in regards to what gifts they want this year. Every year, newer cutting edge technology is released that, on the whole, improves the way we live our lives. Here are some of the most coveted technological items this Christmas.
Bose QC35 Wireless Headphones
The latest model of noise-cancelling headphones from Bose, and the best part is that they are wireless, which means no more getting tangled up when you’re out and about. They boast a very sleek design and a long battery life so you shouldn’t get caught out without access to your favourite tunes. With the launch of the iPhone 7 without a headphone jack, these headphones could prove to be the perfect answer. A pair of these will set you back more than £300, but they are the best in the world eight now and built to last.
Apple Watch Series 2
The original Apple Watch was a revolution in mobile technology and enabled users to use the best features of their iPhone without ever taking it out of their pockets or handbags. As well as telling the time, the Apple Watch can display text messages, tell you who’s calling and count your steps like a Fitbit. The only thing you can’t do without using your actual phone is take pictures, which means you’ll have to take out your phone to get involved in the Ladbrokes Elfie campaign. The Series 2 offers huge advancements on its predecessor as it is fully waterproof, equipped with GPS functions and has a bright display that is even visible under direct sunlight. Apple have teamed up with Nike and Hermes to offer a number of different styles, you just need to pick the one you like the best.
Amazon Echo Dot
Smart homes are becoming a growing trend thanks to innovations like Hive, and Amazon is now joining in with the craze. Like the ultimate cyber butler, the Echo Dot is small but very smart and powered by Amazon’s innovative Alexa smart home platform. Connect this device to your favourite speakers, where the Dot will then take your voice commands from adding items to your shopping list, calling a taxi or playing your favourite playlist. The Amazon Echo Dot is expected to be at the top of most Christmas lists this year, so don’t be surprised if a loved one in your life asks for one.
PlayStation 4 Pro
Sony have updated their greatest ever console to fit into the 4K market and specifically releasing a number of 4K games so you can fully appreciate the new capabilities of this amazing machine. The PS4 matches the capabilities of the best desktop gaming PC’s, and then some. The console works at its best with a compatible TV, and you can also stream 4K content from suppliers like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. The best part is that all your existing PS4 games will work on the new console, so there is no need to replace them.