Christmas is quick approaching, and circumstances this 12 months imply all of us must be a bit of extra organised. You probably have some gaps in your reward checklist, we’ve compiled a listing for all budgets, all ages and all pursuits. The place potential, we’ve listed Irish-based stockists of merchandise too.


JBL Clip 3

JBL Clip 3 €40
Bluetooth audio system have a broad spectrum on the subject of high quality and worth. The JBL Clip Three shouldn’t be solely fairly priced, it has surprisingly massive sound for its measurement. The speaker is moveable and rugged, with an IPX7 waterproof score. The battery life is respectable, too, with a 1,000mAh rechargeable battery providing as much as 10 hours of listening time. This speaker is designed to be taken on the transfer, and even comes with a carabiner clip to hook on to your garments or bag. It may possibly act as a hands-free speaker on your calls, with built-in noise and echo cancelling.

Tile Mate €20
A really sensible current that can make the recipient’s life so much simpler. The Tile Mate could be hooked up to virtually any merchandise you wish to maintain monitor of – keys, bag, canine – and linked to an app in your cellphone. In case your merchandise goes lacking, you need to use the app to “ring” the Bluetooth tag, directing you to wherever it’s hiding. Whether it is out of vary, you need to use the Tile neighborhood to assist find it; merely mark the merchandise as misplaced, and when somebody utilizing the Tile app comes inside vary of the machine, it would ping its location to you.

Amazon Echo Dot €40
Amazon’s miniature sensible speaker is into its fourth technology, and comes an entire new design. The hockey puck form of the earlier Dot is gone, changed by a extra spherical design. However apart from that, the brand new Dot is similar to the previous one. It is going to assist take management of your sensible residence gadgets, permitting you to order every little thing round with a number of voice instructions. The microphones will decide up your voice fairly effectively from throughout the room and, although it’s not the most important speaker on this planet, it gives respectable sound. It additionally is available in a brand new blue choice.


Osmo Little Genius Starter Equipment €60
Academic video games also needs to be partaking, and that’s one thing Osmo has excelled in. The Little Genius starter equipment is aimed on the 3-5 age group, and turns the iPad from a passive machine into one thing youngsters can work together with, and has real-world sport items that kids can contact and really feel. It really works on core expertise, akin to tremendous motor expertise, creativity and downside fixing The bundle contains the stand you’ll want for the iPad, the reflector and the play items. Not included? The iPad you’ll have to run it on.

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Homedics UV-Clear Transportable Sanitizer Bag

Homedics UV-Clear Transportable Sanitizer Bag €80
The previous 9 months have been a crash course in hygiene. Everyone knows how lengthy we have to spend washing our palms to actually kill germs, and will have purchased shares in hand sanitiser corporations. However what in regards to the issues that may’t get commonly dunked underneath the faucet or wiped down with 70 per cent alcohol options? The HoMedics UV-Clear Transportable Sanitizer Bag could possibly be the reply. The bag makes use of UV-C mild to kill as much as 99.9 per cent of micro organism, germs, and viruses. It takes one minute and entails no chemical substances in any respect. The bag will take a cell phone, keys or some other similar-sized machine that you just really feel may gain advantage.

Chromecast with Google TV €70
Google’s Chromecast is often a staple in reward guides for 2 causes: it’s very versatile and it’s cheap. However the newest model of the streaming machine has a significant replace – the Google TV platform – so that you now not have to rely solely in your smartphone to regulate the Chromecast, and a distant management that makes navigating your means by way of the apps as simple as potential. You’ll be able to add your favorite streaming apps to your Chromecast, hook it as much as your TV and you might be able to go. It nonetheless helps the forged perform out of your cellphone too.

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Fujifilm Instax SQ1

Fujifilm Instax SQ1 €109
The Fujifilm Instax SQ1 is the most recent within the firm’s line of prompt cameras, and with it comes a heavy dose of nostalgia. Because the title suggests, it makes use of the sq. format movie that makes your photographs look extra like previous Polaroid photographs, and the corporate has improved the digicam so as to add autoexposure and a devoted selfie mode. You must watch out along with your snapping, as there isn’t any digital component to the digicam to provide you a preview of your shot; it’s merely level, shoot, hope for one of the best and wait as your print materialises.


Galaxy Buds Dwell €180
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Dwell have so much to reside as much as. The sooner variations of the Galaxy Buds haven’t solely been nice on sound, they’ve been fairly priced too. This 12 months’s launch is the Buds Dwell, which mixes it up a bit of. Not solely do they arrive with lively noise cancelling to filter out the background chat, however the buds have been redesigned into one thing a bit of extra fascinating. The kidney-shaped buds are tipless however nonetheless handle to suit effectively into your ear. In addition they comes with AKG’s sound experience, and have three microphones that will help you make crystal clear calls. The design means the lively noise cancelling isn’t as pronounced as different buds, however you’ll miss it if it wasn’t there.

Symfonisk desk lamp €170
Ikea’s Symfonisk desk lamp is a collaboration between the Swedish furnishings maker and speaker firm Sonos. The lamp has built-in wifi and an built-in speaker, so it can save you a little bit of area in your bedside desk. Not solely will it fill your room with mild, it would additionally pump out respectable sound. As a result of it’s a Sonos product, it integrates with the corporate’s different audio system. The Symfonisk may even stream music, radio and podcasts for you, supporting the main subscription music companies, and it’s appropriate with AirPlay 2, so you may stream on to it from Apple gadgets.

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Withings Scanwatch

Withings Scanwatch €280
There are many smartwatches obtainable in the marketplace today, However what number of can declare to have their capabilities clinically validated? Withings actually can. The watch seems to be like a conventional analogue watch, with an analogue face, however with some sensible capabilities in-built, together with monitoring exercise, coronary heart charge and blood oxygen ranges, and an ECG perform. It additionally displays for sleep apnoea. It features a small digital show on the watch face, so you may cycle by way of the choices for exercises, monitor your steps and so forth. Whilst you can’t add your personal apps, the watch covers all the required ones, and has glorious battery life, with a full cost lasting for as much as 30 days.

Cycliq Fly 6 €195
In case you are an everyday bicycle owner, you’ve in all probability had multiple shut name on the roads, regardless of carrying all the required security gear and being lit up like a Christmas tree. Sadly for some individuals, it’s greater than a detailed name. Having proof of those incidents may help if you wish to take it additional with the authorities, which is why so many commuters now have some kind of digicam on their bike. The Cycliq Fly6 CE is an built-in bike digicam and rear security mild that shoots high-definition video as quickly as you activate the sunshine. If there’s an incident, the digicam will mechanically detect it and lock the footage to the built-in card. To view it, merely plug the digicam in to your pc. You should use the cellular app to alter the settings on the digicam and activate a motorbike alarm, which can warn you in case your bike is moved.


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Garmin Strategy S40

Garmin Strategy S40 €269
A present for the golfer in your life. This packs so much into one watch. Not solely does it have GPS enabled, it has a shot tracker that mechanically information shot places and distances so you may evaluation them later, and it has 41,000 programs preloaded. It reveals distances to the entrance, center and again of the inexperienced in addition to hazards, with the required data displayed on the 1.2in color touchscreen. Crew it with the Strategy CT10 membership monitoring sensors (an elective additional) and also you’ll get much more information despatched straight to your wrist, akin to membership monitoring and scoring. And on prime of all that, it does all of the common monitoring you’ll anticipate of a smartwatch, monitoring your steps and sleep, with the choice to trace a number of sports activities. The battery life is nice, with as much as 10 days when you find yourself utilizing it as a traditional smartwatch, and 15 hours in GPS mode.

Xiaomi Mi 1S Electrical Scooter €495
E-scooters are nonetheless in authorized limbo. There have been strikes to regularise their place, but it surely has been a sluggish course of. Nonetheless, with public transport capability restricted and folks needing to get round, there’s an growing variety of e-scooters on Irish roads. Xiaomi’s Mi 1S electrical scooter has some up to date security options – reflectors on the back and front, plus skid-resistant pneumatic tyres with an LED show for information on pace, battery, distance and driving mode. It has a most pace of 25km per hour, and has a variety of 21km-30km. There’s even a cruise management mode on it, so drivers don’t have to put fixed strain on the accelerator.

Kokoon headphones €350
Everyone knows somebody who may do with a little bit of rest of their life. These headphones are designed to be worn whereas enjoyable and sleeping, pairing sensible expertise with an app that provides guided meditation, programmes to assist get you to sleep and soundscapes to masks background noise. Everytime you wish to get a little bit of rest or meditation in, you merely pop on the headphones, hearth up the app and decide your programme. Kokoon customises itself to your particular person wants. It learns what relaxes you and, utilizing built-in sensors, it displays your sleep to see how effectively the completely different programmes have relaxed you.The headphones are the overhead-band model, with flatter than commonplace headphone ear cups to make it simpler to sleep, and are noise cancelling.

Dyson Corrale €491
I’ve a love-hate relationship with my hair straighteners. The top result’s welcome, however the technique of attending to that beautiful modern hair is a little more problematic. Even with ceramic plates, the entire course of takes far longer than essential, and often finally ends up with a few of your hair getting yanked out. The Dyson Corrale goals to finish that, with versatile plates that mould round your hair. It really works shortly with out burning your hair. It’s additionally cordless, which implies you may take it with you. The battery lasts solely 30 minutes, but it surely’s sufficient for a touch-up.

Pixel 4a 5G €491
Don’t be fooled by Google’s newest smartphone sharing an virtually similar title with one other of its mid-range smartphones; the Pixel 4a 5G has extra to supply Pixel followers than simply some additional 5G functionality bolted on. The display is greater for a begin, and it has a greater digicam, with a twin digicam taking the place of its sibling’s single digicam set-up. That provides you extra choices on the subject of capturing pictures, and extra space to edit them as soon as you might be completed.

LESS THAN €1,000

iPad Air 2020 from €668
If you would like an iPad Professional-like machine with out the value, the iPad Air might be the closest you’ll get. It takes the seems to be and the Apple Pencil compatibility, however leaves out among the dearer options to land someplace within the center floor. Digital camera-wise, the iPad Air is a step up from the common iPad. It information video in 4K. The front-facing digicam can be extra superior, though simply wanting the iPad Professional. It’s a seven-megapixel digicam all proper, but it surely lacks the TrueDepth performance of the iPad Professional. Which means you want a fingerprint sensor to log in, which Apple has neatly constructed into the highest button.

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DJI Mavic Air 2 Drone

DJI Mavic Air 2 Drone €850
Drones is probably not important, however they’re enjoyable. The DJI Mavic Air 2 drone gives high-quality video in a small bundle, so you may take your drone out and seize some sweeping landscapes and panoramic views. It has scene recognition, which optimises the digicam settings for sunsets, skies, grass, snow and timber. The most recent model of DJI’s ActiveTrack expertise permits you to lock on a topic and fly whereas avoiding obstacles, bettering the prediction of a topic’s place in the event that they transfer out of sight. The brand new drone helps Hyperlapse in 8K, so you may create glorious time-lapse movies. Battery life has additionally been improved, with as much as 34 minutes within the air.

MORE THAN €1,000

MacBook Air €1,110.60
The brand new MacBook Air is likely one of the greatest machines Apple has launched thus far. Powered by its personal M1 chip, the MacBook Air is quicker and has higher battery life than its predecessor, and in addition boasts improved efficiency and sooner graphics. It has a fanless design, so no extra noisy cooling programs to cope with. And also you’ll stand up to 18 hours of internet searching and 15 hours of video playback.

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Sage The Oracle Contact Bean to Cup Espresso Machine

Sage The Oracle Contact Bean to Cup Espresso Machine €1,800
Espresso lovers lacking out on the office ritual of spending extra money than we should always on takeaway espresso may recognize a wiser espresso machine for their very own residence. The Oracle Contact Bean to Cup Espresso Machine is probably not fairly the identical expertise as having your espresso handed to you, however its sensible options imply you may create your excellent drink on the contact of a button. It grinds and tamps the right quantity of espresso, makes use of digital temperature controls to maintain the water temperature on the optimum setting, and displays water strain and steam strain for frothing your milk. If you wish to swap from a cappuccino to an Americano, merely swipe and choose on the display.

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NordicTrack S22i Studio Cycle

NordicTrack S22i Studio Cycle €2,700
January often means bumper enterprise for gyms, however 2021 could also be a bit of completely different. As a class left off the “important” checklist, gyms are amongst these companies that will have to shut if the Authorities’s Covid-19 stage is raised once more after Christmas. So it’s not shocking that some individuals are selecting to spend money on residence fitness center tools. The NordicTrack S22i studio cycle positively falls underneath the heading of “funding”, with its pretty hefty price ticket. What do you get for that? An train bike that not solely provides you entry to reside lessons but in addition digital cycles all over the world. You might be caught at residence in Dublin or Galway, however the NordicTrack bike will carry you to the shores of Lake Geneva or by way of some lovely surroundings in Norway. That’s made potential by way of the 22in HD monitor – which has in-built followers – and the iFit subscription, one thing you’ll have to pay for after the primary 12 months. It hyperlinks in with the bike’s controls to extend the incline and resistance in accordance with the course or class you might be doing, giving the entire thing an additional fringe of realism.

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