Top 10 Gadgets Available on Amazon

Top 10 cool gadgets on Amazon that'll make a good gift for your friends

 

Top 10 cool gadgets on Amazon


Before you know it, the end of the year is going to be here. We at Ideal Home HQ always set ourselves a long list of things to do before December 25 rolls around, so that's why you'll find our helpful round-up of the best tech and gadgets to buy this Christmas in here, too.

 

If you're looking for a gift for someone you know who's really into gadgets, then we've rounded up some of the best cool gadgets you can buy right now to tick a box on their Christmas list. We've also added in some items to round out all of our DIY list-making needs – these gadgets are perfect for completing DIY tasks before the big day.

 

1. Fingerlings – Fingerlings Winter Tour Advent Calendar

LEGO Marvel The Avengers Advent Calendar 76196 Building Kit, an Awesome Gift for Fans of Super Hero Building Toys; New 2021

Fingerlings are the must-have little toys of the moment. Anyone who's ever held one of these vibrating little animals has instantly fallen in love with them. They're soft and adorable and they fit perfectly in the palm of your hand.

 

These Fingerlings Advent Calendar Gift are ideal for little ones to practice opening their gifts. They make a great stocking filler or small gift to accompany the Fingerlings they've already bought. They'll even keep them occupied through all the waiting for the big day.

At £29.99, this Advent Calendar Gift is for children aged 0-10 years and is available in the UK.

 

LEGO Marvel The Avengers Advent Calendar 76196 Building Kit, an Awesome Gift for Fans of Super Hero Building Toys; New 2021

 

2. Adagio F50-HT Smart Speaker

Bluetooth Speakers, DOSS SoundBox Pro Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with 20W Stereo Sound, Active Extra Bass, IPX5 Waterproof, Wireless Stereo Pairing, Multi-Colors Lights, 20Hrs Playtime -Black

The Adagio F50-HT is the first speaker to be launched in partnership between Bowers & Wilkins and Amazon. The smart speaker is the only Bluetooth speaker with Alexa built in, so you can control your lights or order another few items off Amazon by speaking to your smart speaker.

The compact speaker measures 110 x 60 x 25mm (4.5 x 2.6 x 1.2 inches) and is available in black or white. It can also be controlled through Amazon Echo devices or via the iOS and Android app. You can also connect two Adagio F50-HT speakers together to get the best of both worlds. The app is available on iPhone and Android.

The F50-HT will only set you back £199.99 from Amazon, but it comes with a £30 Adagio gift card, too.

 

Bluetooth Speakers, DOSS SoundBox Pro Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with 20W Stereo Sound, Active Extra Bass, IPX5 Waterproof, Wireless Stereo Pairing, Multi-Colors Lights, 20Hrs Playtime -Black

 

3. AKG Y50BT In-Ear Wireless Headphones


 

UrbanX Stereo Headphones w/Microphone for Samsung Galaxy S8 S9 S8 Plus S9 Plus Note 8 - Designed by AKG - 100% Original

These headphones are not for everyone, but if you like the sound of large headphones with in-ear tips, then these are for you. They have plenty of bass and sound rich and cinematic. They are comfortable too. The Y50BT have touch controls and they are powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that lasts for 12 hours.

At £149.95 from Amazon, the Y50BT wireless headphones are a great way to turn your smartphone into a personal music player.

UrbanX Stereo Headphones w/Microphone for Samsung Galaxy S8 S9 S8 Plus S9 Plus Note 8 - Designed by AKG - 100% Original

4. Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air Bluetooth speaker

OontZ Angle 3 Bluetooth Portable Speaker, Crystal Clear Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, 100 Ft Wireless Range, Play Two Speakers Together (4th Gen only), Mic, IPX5, Bluetooth Speakers (Blue)

The new Zeppelin Air is B&W's first wireless speaker. It's a chic looking speaker, with a clear and simple design and a fabric covering that doubles up as a handy stand. The Zeppelin Air is also the first wireless speaker that can be controlled using voice commands.

The Zeppelin Air can be used as a conventional speaker and has a good, clear sound, too. It also has 360-degree sound, which means the sound bounces off the walls in 360 degrees, giving an even more immersive sound.

At £299.95 from Amazon, the Zeppelin Air is a beautifully designed speaker that's great for parties. It's currently available in two colour options, black and white, but B&W are expected to release several more colour variants, including a bright blue, soon.

 

OontZ Angle 3 Bluetooth Portable Speaker, Crystal Clear Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, 100 Ft Wireless Range, Play Two Speakers Together (4th Gen only), Mic, IPX5, Bluetooth Speakers (Blue)

5. Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance LED A19 Bulb Starter Kit

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 E26 LED Smart Bulb, Bluetooth & Zigbee Compatible (Hue Hub Optional), Works with Alexa & Google Assistant – A Certified for Humans Device

Philips Hue bulbs work in the same way as normal light bulbs but with one exception: they can be controlled using your smartphone, as well as with a voice command using the Amazon Echo or the Google Home.

Philips are now compatible with Alexa devices in the UK. You can find the full list of supported Alexa devices here. They're also available to buy in a variety of colours and can be set to have a dimming effect if you need to keep things quiet at night. At £49.99 for a starter kit, the Hue White and Color Ambiance bulbs are not cheap but they're ideal for adding a touch of ambiance to your house or apartment.

 

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 E26 LED Smart Bulb, Bluetooth & Zigbee Compatible (Hue Hub Optional), Works with Alexa & Google Assistant – A Certified for Humans Device

 

6. Nonda Zus smart charger

nonda ZUS Smart Car Charger, Car Charger with App to Save Car's Location and Monitor Car Battery, 2 Ports Car Charger with Led for iPhone

The Nonda Zus smart charger is a great accessory for anyone looking to get their hands on a home wireless charging system without the high cost.

It allows you to charge a smartphone wirelessly on the go, and the makers claim it's capable of charging a smartphone up to three times faster than any standard wireless charging device.

The Nonda Zus charger is able to charge phones from 0 to 100 per cent in as little as three hours, depending on the model and capacity of the device. The pack comes with two chargers and can be used in tandem.

At £26.99 from Amazon, the Zus smart charger is a great solution for anyone who doesn't want to splurge on the high cost of buying an official wireless charging system.

 

nonda ZUS Smart Car Charger, Car Charger with App to Save Car's Location and Monitor Car Battery, 2 Ports Car Charger with Led for iPhone

7. Asus Republic of Gamers Pad 30 10-Inch

ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (WiFi 6) AMD AM4 Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 & 3rd Gen Ryzen ATX Gaming Motherboard (PCIe 4.0, 2.5Gb LAN, BIOS Flashback, HDMI 2.1, Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header and Aura Sync)

The Asus ROG Pad 30 is a sleek-looking Android tablet with built-in graphics. It's a big tablet but it's perfectly usable one-handed. It has a great display, is water resistant, and has a slick metal design that complements its NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor.

The Asus ROG Pad 30 is a top quality device that's perfect for the gamer in your life. It's currently available for £349 from Amazon, which is about $50 less than the most recent price at other retailers.

 

ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (WiFi 6) AMD AM4 Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 & 3rd Gen Ryzen ATX Gaming Motherboard (PCIe 4.0, 2.5Gb LAN, BIOS Flashback, HDMI 2.1, Addressable Gen 2 RGB Header and Aura Sync)

 

8. Apple Watch

Apple Watch Series 6

The Apple Watch is more than just a fitness tracker, it's also a standalone computer. It runs watchOS, an OS designed by Apple for smartwatches. WatchOS is like a version of iOS for your wrist, and it's used by Apple to run watchOS apps like the ESPN app and the Workout app.

The Apple Watch also works with iOS devices like iPhones and iPads. The Apple Watch Series 1, 2 and 3 all come with an excellent design and build quality.

The Apple Watch 2 is also water resistant and built for intense sports and the Apple Watch 3 is a full-fledged computer.

At £389 from Amazon, the Apple Watch is a fashionable smartwatch that's a great choice for anyone who wants to make the most of all the technology inside it.

 

Apple Watch Series 6

 

9. Vizio SmartCast Crave Pro - Dimmable LED TV

Vizio SP50-D5 Smart cast Crave 360 Multi-Room Speaker

The Vizio SmartCast Crave Pro TV uses four built-in microphones that allow it to recognise what you're watching so that it can adjust the picture to make the picture the most natural looking.

This technology is called "Dual Active Voice Control". You can ask the TV to turn on the TV, turn off the TV or change the volume. You can use it to make playlists, launch apps and control your home appliances.

All the information Vizio collected for the DACPait Pro can be accessed in the Vizio SmartCast app.

The SmartCast Crave Pro is currently available for £299.99 from Amazon, saving you £59.00 if you order now.

 

Vizio SP50-D5 Smart cast Crave 360 Multi-Room Speaker

10. Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 Starter Kit

Philips Hue White & Color E12 LED Candle Light Bulb, Bluetooth & Zigbee Compatible (Hue Hub Optional), Works with Alexa & Google Assistant

Philips Hue bulbs work in the same way as normal light bulbs but with one exception: they can be controlled using your smartphone, as well as with a voice command.

By using the Philips Hue app you can adjust the light colour and brightness, as well as change the light colour and type and setting a scene. There's an extensive range of pre-installed scenes which can make your lights look completely different.

The Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 kit is a great solution for a big light bulb that you can control through your smartphone. You can buy the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 kit for £149.99 from Amazon.
At the time of writing, it is the cheapest Philips Hue starter kit available, but it's still expensive and it is no longer available for sale through Amazon.

At the time of writing, it is the cheapest Philips Hue starter kit available, but it's still expensive and it is no longer available for sale through Amazon.

 

Philips Hue White & Color E12 LED Candle Light Bulb, Bluetooth & Zigbee Compatible (Hue Hub Optional), Works with Alexa & Google Assistant
 

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