Giving gadgets as gifts for holidays can be a challenging affair as the choices are more of a personal taste. However, here are some safe and fantastic gadgets that are surely going to bring some good applaud.
TECH HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2014
Amazon’s Kindle Voyage E-Reader
The Voyage might seem unusual than the tablets, as it is just a device for reading. However the high-resolution screen that is indistinguishable from a printed page, this is the best gadget to read on. While a tablet hurts your eyes, this soothes them. It is definitely the best gift you can give to an avid book lover.
Bose QuietComfort Headphones
Bose’s noise cancellation headphones are the savior for any traveler. Despite being expensive, they are worth every penny. The QuietComfort 20 earbuds are an awesome smaller in-ear headphones. The QuietComfort 25 are big, over-the-ear headphones with comfortable ear pockets and are amazing at noise cancellation.
DC59 Motorhead Vacuum Cleaner
A machine that was initially considered impossible is out now. A lightweight, handheld vacuum cleaner that is as powerful as its full size version is a great addition for the house.
Buy it at Dyson.com
While a lot of people already use the free version of Spotify for streaming music, the paid subscription of $9.99 per month has a lot of advantages. Apart from the fact that it has no ads, you can also download music onto any device to listen offline.
Price: $9.99 per month
Buy it at Spotify.com
CrashPlan Backup Subscription Service
CrashPlan is a backup service that uploads everything on your computer to a secure server. Thus keeping your data safe even if your computer crashes. CrashPlan is intuitive and after the initial setup you can pretty much forget about it. And the best part its super affordable.
Price: $4 per month
Buy it at Code42.com
Chromecast when plugged on your TV, connects to your Wi-Fi to enable you to ‘cast’ any video from your phone, tablet or laptop on your TV without changing the inputs.
Buy it at Google.com
Sonos Play: 5 Wireless Speaker System
An easy and elegant way to equip your house with a wireless speaker system that looks good and sounds great, Play:5 delivers the best sound amongst the Sonos speakers and are great for your home. It has Android and iOS app which enables you to stream and control music from your phone or tablet to some or all of the connected speakers. To top it all, it also works with Spotify and Pandora.
Buy it from Sonos.com
Google Drive Cloud Storage
While most tech giants are now offering low-priced online storage, Google Drive has the best price and features. You can access all your documents on Google Drive from any machine and the extra storage will be shared across Google Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photos.
Price: $1.99 per month for 100GB of storage.
Buy it from Google.com