It’s been an amazing year for tech, with so many innovative and creative launches. These are a few of my highlights — all of which would make perfect gifts for Christmas and beyond.
Bose Frame audio sunglasses
At a glance these are regular sunglasses, but take a closer look and you’ll see the built-in Bose speakers. You can enjoy rich, immersive sound while wearing them, making it a great gift for music lovers.
Fire TV Cube
The Fire TV Cube is the fastest, most powerful Fire TV ever, offering more than 200,000 films and TV programmes across Prime Video, ITV Hub, Netflix, All 4 and more. Perfect for a cosy night in.
The Velvetiser Hot Chocolate Machine
Enjoy velvety smooth hot chocolate at home with this revolutionary machine. Simply plug it in, choose your flavour — will you go for classic, milky or hazelnut? — and milk type, then press the button and enjoy.
Withings Body Cardio Smart Scale
This wi-fi smart scale allows users to keep track of everything from heart-rate, cardiovascular health, body fat and water percentage to muscle and bone mass via the free app Health Mate.
Nintendo Switch Lite
With exclusive games from franchises such as Super Smash Bros, The Legend of Zelda and Mario Kart, the Nintendo Switch Lite isn’t just a great gift for kids — everyone can enjoy these timeless classics.
Fitbit Charge 3
A 24/7 heart rate monitor helps track calorie burn better, optimise workouts and uncover trends that inspire users to reach their goals, as well as understand sleep quality.
Brigitte Ricou-Bellan is director of entertainment media and consumer electronics at amazon.co.uk, @globalbribri
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