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Published on November 25th, 2016 | by admin

Your Christmas Tech Guide for 25 December 2016

Looking for the perfect tech gift for a loved one, friend or even yourself? Well look no further because Impulse Gamer has you covered with these 18 items that even Santa himself would love!

SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick   
The silly season is ahead which means there will be lots of video’s music and photos to share around! With the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos to and from your mobile device.
200GB ERP $179
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit www.sandisk.com.au

SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0    
With micro-USB and USB 3.0 connectors, this sleek, handy Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 lets you move and store content easily between your OTG-enabled Android devices to your laptop, your PC or Mac computer. Available in up to 128GB.
32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities, with ERPs of $16.95, $24.95, $47.95 respectively.
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit www.sandisk.com.au

SanDisk Ultra USB Type-C Drive    
Everyone loves extra space on their smartphone, so why not add this nifty device to your Christmas gift shopping list this year? Introducing the SanDisk Ultra USB Type-C Drive which allows users to easily free up space and quickly transfer files between PCs, Macs and next-generation devices with reversible USB Type-C connectors – in up to 128GB. The thin and sleek design also allows you to put it in your handbag or backpack and carry it on the go! The offering comes in capacities up to 128GB .
ERP for 64GB is $39.99 and 128GB is $59.00.
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit www.sandisk.com.au

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive    
Have a friend who always complains about not having enough memory on their iPhone or iPad? Gift them with a SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive this Christmas, and thank us later! The pocket-sized iXpand Flash Drive is designed to help iOS users quickly and easily free up space on their iPhone and iPad – in up to 128GB. With a USB 3.0 connector for faster transfer speeds to Mac or PCs, you can save family photos, home videos, and your favorite music, freeing up storage in a flash!
16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities, with ERPs of $78.00, $99.00, $149.00 and $175.00 respectively.
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit www.sandisk.com.au

Plantronics BackBeat GO 3    
Tis’ the season to be jolly, so why not give your loved one a groundbreaking wireless audio experience this Christmas! The new BackBeat GO3 earphones from Plantronics delivers vivd, high resolution audio and stays put with a comfortable, stable fit. With up to seven hours of non-stop listening and sweatproof coating, they can keep the music going, wherever their day takes them!    BackBeat GO 3 is available in two styles—Cobalt Black and Copper Grey.
The SRP for BackBeat GO 3 is AU$ $179.99 and AU$199.99 with Charge Case.
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit www.plantronics.com.au.

Plantronics BackBeat FIT    
Whether you’re shopping for a fitness newbie or a certified fitness fanatic this Christmas, the Plantronics BackBeat FIT is the perfect workout partner! With a waterproof design and rich, immersive audio, the wireless headphones will help them push through the toughest parts of their workout. And with three new bold colours available, they’ll look great too!
Available in Power Blue, Sport Grey and Fit Fuchsia end of November at Rebel Sport, JB Hi FI and Amart Sports.
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RRP $179.99

Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2  
Whether you’re at home, in the office or on the go, the new Plantronics BackBeat PRO 2 wireless headphones lets you take refuge from the noisy world.  Packed with more premium features than any other wireless headphones in their class, the BackBeat PRO 2 delivers a high-quality, full-range listening experience with just the touch of a button!
With on-demand active noise-cancellation (ANC), you can minimise background noise when needed while working or travelling, and switch to open-listening mode to hear announcements, conversations or your environment without removing your headphones. It’s ergonomic design also means a comfortable fit during even the longest listening sessions!
RRP $299
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Available in black and tan at JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks and Tech 2 Go end of November.

Swann Outback Cam    
If you know a camper, then the Portable HD OutbackCam by Swann is a great gift idea this Christmas! Built tougher than the Australian outback, the portable OutbackCam will be their perfect outdoor companion. An amazing surveillance recording system with durable, water resistant casing & battery powered portability can operate in extreme weather conditions & temperatures. They can keep a lookout in remote areas with portability by mounting to trees, posts or flat surfaces to monitor farm or wild animals, or capture unwanted behavior such as trespassing, vandalism, dumping trash & more.
RRP AU $279.95
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Available online at Swann, or Infront Technologies, Big W and Bunnings. For more information please visit http://www.swann.com/au/swvid-obc140

Swann Garage Parking Sensor    
It would be the worst way to end Christmas by running over your child’s new skateboard as you back out to rush to the family dinner. With Swann’s Garage Parking Sensor you will be able to know how close your car is to a garage wall & any other presents left out. With a simple traffic light system (green, orange and red) it is easy to understand where your car is.
Available online at Swann, or Infront Technologies
RRP AU $39.95
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit http://www.swann.com/au/swads-garsen

Swann Doorphone Video Intercom    
Know when Santa is at the door before the rest of the family. With this colour 2-way audio Intercom, you can feel secure and protected at all times.    Available online at Swann, Infront Technologies and Bunnings Warehouse
RRP AU $229.95
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit http://www.swann.com/au/swhom-dp875c

Swann Economy HD Dash Camera    
The summer holidays are all about adventure. What better way to capture your roadtrips than with the Economy HD Dash Cam. You can record in 1080p full HD video and audio in real time.
Available online at Swann, Ryda or Infront Technologies
RRP AU $99.95
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit http://www.swann.com/au/swads-130dcm

Swann Xtreem – Atom II    
Upgrade your child’s pilot license with the Atom II drone! The Atom is the perfect christmas gift for the aspiring pilot in the family, even if they are still on their provisional license. This mini quadcopter has 6-way multi-directional precision and makes all movements with ease. You’ll become the best parents when you promote your child from learner pilot and let them begin flying solo. It may be small in size but heaps of fun. It can keep your kids entertained for ages, giving you a break on Christmas
RRP AU $39.95
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit http://www.swann.com/au/xctoy-atomii

Swann Xtreem – Skyranger    
Have you got family member that fancy themselves as a videographer, always trying to make cool videos? With the Xtreem SkyRanger Video Drone they can stop pretending and become a pro, recording from all kinds of angles. The SkyRanger will let them sit in the pilot seat, with its incredible First Person View (FPV) and steer the drone as if you were in it through your smartphone. You’ll all of a sudden have world class pilots all through your family, doing flips and barrel rolls recording everything along the way. Every moment of that Christmas lunch with the family will be captured from a bird’s eye view.
RRP AU $269.95
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit http://www.swann.com/au/xttoy-skyran

Swann Xtreem – RaptorEye Quadcopter    
Is your child’s dream to one day become a pilot for QANTAS or some other international airline? Enter them into flight school this christmas with their very own video drone, perfect for the young and aspiring pilots just starting out and finding their altitude. Let them record every twist, flip & turn so they can watch later and create the most incredible videos a first-year pilot has ever created.
RRP AU $99.95
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit http://www.swann.com/au/xttoy-rpteye

Swann Xtreem – FlyEye    
Upgrade your child’s pilot license with the FlyEye! The FlyEye is the perfect christmas gift for the aspiring pilot in the family, even if they are still on their provisional license. This quadcopter comes with the latest flying tricks including hover mode, return to home and headless mode. You’ll become the best parents when you promote your child from learner pilot and let them begin flying solo.
RRP AU $199.95
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For more information, including stockists details, please visit http://www.swann.com/au/xttoy-flyeye

Acer Switch Alpha 12    
It’s a tablet! It’s a laptop! It’s the Acer Switch Alpha 12! This compact machine will cater to you, whether you need power to pump out all of those overdue deadlines or mobility to get things done on the train. It’s the alpha in switching to your needs.
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Available via JB Hi-Fi with prices starting at $1,390    

Acer Aspire S 13    
After a cheap and cheerful laptop that provides both power and speed? Acer’s Aspire S13 is perfect for the start of a new university semester and will carry you right through the rest of your degree. Don’t be left behind in any of your classes or lectures.
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Available via Acer with prices starting at $1,399 – http://www.acer.com/ac/en/AU/content/models/laptops/aspires13

Parallels Desktop 12    
The perfect gift for any child in school or university and even any parent who has a Mac and doesn’t want to switch to Windows to use work & school related programs. Parallels Desktop allows you to seamlessly run BOTH Windows and Mac OS X side-by-side, running all Windows applications such as Word or Excel on your Mac without any lags.
The newest version, Parallels Desktop Version 12, has some amazing new amazing features like Windows Cortana and Ink. And…if your kids are gaming obsessed, they are able to play Blizzard’s Overwatch game on their Mac (which isn’t possible without Parallels!)
Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac – RRP AU $79.99
Upgrade from Parallels Desktop 10/11 to Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac – RRP AU $49.99
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For more information, please visit http://www.parallels.com/au/


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