We all have that one friend who always has the latest phone and the sleekest gadgets. She’s always ahead of the curve and looks to the future. Here are some gifts that will be a hit for any tech lover who wants to stay in then know, and on the go. —Amanda Nunes
The new Pixel Pro 7 ($1,179) turns heads wherever it goes. Capture amazing photos with its pro-level triple rear camera system and crystal clear 6.7-inch QHD+ display. Its polished enclosure is made from 100% recycled aluminum, comes in three stylish colours, and is protected with water-resistant Gorilla glass. Best of all, the battery life lasts up to 72 hours.
Binge Netflix wherever life takes you with Samsung’s The Freestyle Portable Home Theatre Projector ($900). It has a small, compact design and a 180-degree cradle stand that lets you project your favourite show on any surface, at any angle with sharp HD resolution.
Say goodbye to frozen fingers. Kombi’s Blaze Heated Mittens ($360) offer up to 8 hours of warmth! With premium wool-blend lining and Primaloft GOLD insulation, you can stay warm doing outdoor activities for longer.
Take it easy on Zoom calls with Sony’s Bluetooth wireless neckband speaker ($199). This comfy wearable speaker has an integrated microphone with optimized audio, delivering crystal clear sound during meetings and calls.
Cleaning water bottles is a universally hated task. Enter the PureVis water bottle by LARQ ($125). This self-cleaning water bottle and purification system uses PureVis technology to eliminate up to 99 per cent of bio-contaminants like E. coli. It also keeps water cold for an impressive 24 hours, and hot liquids hot for 12 hours.