We have combed through the latest new consumer tech and electronics offerings. We have found gadgets that are user-friendly enough for the tech novices, and compelling enough for the tech gurus. We also placed an emphasis on products that can fit seamlessly into their lifestyles and not complicate them.
For you planners out there, some of these suggestions are still in the production stage, so get on the list now to really impress your early adopter friends. Here are our top luxury tech products to buy for any special gift occasions you have coming up.
Consider this Phone Soap ($99.95), an ingenious 2-in-1 wireless device that will kill 99.99% of bacteria with three germicidal UV-C bulbs. It utilizes Qi wireless technology to charge phones without needing to attach a charging cable. Considering how dirty our phones can be, here’s hoping that these gadgets become as commonplace as anti-bacterial soap!
Winston Online Privacy Device
This hardware filter installs between the modem and router to protect users’ data online. It hides geo-location, encrypts their DNS and even scrambles traffic with other Winston users for total peace of mind. The device ($239) is currently in production phase and can be pre-ordered on Indiegogo.
New Apple Airpods Pro
Apple’s original AirPods have emerged as a status signifier, epic hit product, and menace to subway and train platforms everywhere. Just in time for holiday shopping 2019, there’s a new more expensive premium version to keep the frenzy alive: Apple AirPods Pro ($249).
The Pro version has a vent to alleviate some of the pressure on the wearer’s ears, as well as two microphones to better hear or block out background noise. They also have shorter stems. The killer app seems to be the noise cancellation – reviewers are raving about a dramatic improvement over the prior version. If the wearer actually does want to hear more of what’s happening, it’s an easy switch to “transparency mode.”
Bose Open Ear Audio Sunglasses
They produce rich, immersive sound for the wearer, while others hear practically nothing. An integrated microphone provides clear calls and access to your phone’s virtual assistant and the sunglasses block up to 99% of UVA/UVB rays.
Aina Smart Ring
Smart watches are so 2018. Next up- smart rings! Aina is a premium AI-powered smart ring/remote control that connects to a smartphone and gives the wearer the fastest and easiest way to accomplish everyday tasks without constantly staring into a phone.
Using Behavioral AI, it anticipates their daily routine and programs shortcuts so that with one touch or one swipe on the ring’s surface, an alarm can be snoozed, coffee maker started or lights turned on. This is in a addition to typical smart watch features like fitness and sleep monitoring and phone and voice assistant capabilities. Pre-order for $249.
Gillette Heated Razor
Designed in Germany, the Heated Razor ($200) features adjustable temperature levels to achieve optimal comfort. It activates and delivers instant warmth in less than one second at the push of a button and provides a noticeably more comfortable and luxurious shave.
Dyson Pure Cool Link Desk Air Purifier
The Dyson Pure Cool Link Desk Air Purifier ($299.95) has a sleek and elegant design. And it automatically removes 99.97% of allergens and pollutants as small as 0.3 microns. Inside the base is a Dyson HEPA filter, complete with a layer of activated carbon granules that capture odours and harmful toxins like paint fumes. The device also functions as a fan in hot weather.
By Julie Murphy