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Published on December 1st, 2017 | by admin

Christmas Tech Guide!

Need something for your technology savvy love one? Check out these awesome tech products just in time for Christmas!

Acer
Spin 5 Put a smile on your special one’s face with Acer’s new Spin 5, which puts a new spin on tech. This revolutionary computer is suited to anyone who wants to maximise the convenience of a laptop with versatile convertibility. The Spin 5 comes with the power to keep up with you, while staying stylish and portable.

 

This device is thin and light enough to slip in and out of your bag as you please, yet comes with the power of your big and chunky laptop – at least the Spin 5 won’t embarrass you every time you pull it out.

 

One of its most fascinating features is the 360-degree hinge, which allows the user to use the device as a laptop, tablet or even set it up in ‘tent’ mode to watch some movies.

 

Available via JB Hi-Fi with prices starting from $1,199.00

Available via JB Hi-i with pricing starting from $1,199.00
Plantronics
BackBeat Fit Whether you’re shopping this Christmas for a fitness newbie or a certified fitness fanatic, the Plantronics BackBeat FIT is the perfect workout partner! With a flexible, waterproof and sweatproof design and rich, immersive audio, the wireless headphones will help them push through the toughest parts of their work out and go that little bit further.

 

These sport headphones last up to 8 hours of listening from a single charge and will stay comfortably in place through their most intense workouts. You will never have to worry about them falling out while running or stretching again!

 

The BackBeat FIT have a waterproof design that meets the IP57 rating and an open ear tip design, it keeps you aware of your surroundings, while the reflective finish adds night-time visibility. Look fit and stylish this Christmas with a variety of colours including Power Blue, Sport Grey, Fit Fuchsia, Black Core and Stealth Green.

Pricing RRP $179.99 AUD.

 

Available in Power Blue, Stealth Green, Sport Grey and Fit Fuchsia at Rebel Sport, JB Hi Fi and Amart Sports.

BackBeat Pro 2 Whether for travelling to a Christmas vacation or just needing to drown out the background noise around the hype of opening presents, the BackBeat Pro 2 wireless headphones are the perfect gift for Christmas. The on-demand active noise cancelling also creates an oasis of personal space in a public space with one touch.

 

With in-built smart sensors, music will automatically pause when the headphones are removed and will resume when placed back on his head. The perfect set of headphones for anyone that needs some ‘me’ time. It has up to 24 hours of battery life and can switch seamlessly from movie playing on your tablets to music or answering calls on your phone.

Pricing – RRP $299 AUD.

 

Available in black and tan at JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks and Tech 2 Go

BackBeat FIT 305 Give your loved ones some fitspiration this Christmas with the new Plantronics BackBeat FIT 305. It is the perfect match for both active and everyday use while still providing an immersive listening experience.

 

The BackBeat FIT 305 are one of the world’s lightest Bluetooth® headphones and designed to easily transition between fitness and everyday life. With up to 6 hours of battery life, IPX5-rated water and sweatproof resistant design, these headphones were built to take on sweat, rain and spills.

 

They offer a discreet, ultra-light, portable and sweatproof design that stays comfortably stable and blocks out that annoying and unwanted gym noise. Let your loved one’s stand out in their fitness class or going for a run outside, with a range of bright colours including dark blue, black, lime green and coral.

Pricing – RRP $149.95 AUD.

 

Available in two colours – teal and black at JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Rebel Sport and Officeworks.

BackBeat FIT 505 The BackBeat FIT 505 is a great gift idea for family or friends who enjoy being active and are looking to enter the world of on-ear wireless. The headphones provide an immersive audio experience and has an incredible 18 hours of battery-life, this will mean less charging time and more listening time. They also have protection against sweat and comfortable memory foam earcups that block out noise and help users focus on deep, rich sound. A gift must have! Pricing – RRP $ 129.95 AUD.

 

Available in four colours – black/grey, dark blue/blue, grey/lime green and grey/coral at JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Rebel Sport and Officeworks.

BackBeat 505 Put a smile on your loved one’s face this Christmas with the BackBeat 505. These entry-level on-ear Bluetooth wireless stereo headphones are a perfect gift for siblings and children and anyone in the family wanting to dip their toes into to wireless listening without sacrificing quality, comfort and affordability.

 

They have a lightweight design and up to 18 hours of listening time, making it easy to throw in your travel bag or a family Christmas road trip. With memory foam ear cushions assisting to isolate sound and on-ear controls providing easy access for calls and music, you can listen in comfort all day.

Pricing – RRP $119.99 AUD

 

Available in White, Grey, Dark Grey at JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks and Tech 2 Go.

Voyager 3200 Thinking of a Christmas present for an on-the-go loved one? Whether they are on the way home for Christmas, stuck at the airport or doing some last-minute Christmas shopping, the Voyager 3200 provides crystal clear audio and comfort no matter where they are.

 

This headset offers up to six hours of talk time and seven days of standby time to keep pace with your loved one’s life. It has an ergonomic, discrete and sleek in-ear design and 3-mic noise-cancelling technology to ensure they’re stylish without compromising comfort.

Pricing – RRP $149.95 AUD without charging case, $179.95 AUD with case

Available in diamond black, buff white and carbon grey at Amazon.

Swann
Wireless Smart Security Camera Protecting your home has never been this easy and efficient. Swann’s Wireless Smart Security Camera takes away the hassle of having to install a full CCTV system and allows users to connect to the camera directly using their smartphone. Help keep your loved ones safe by gifting them the smart security camera this Christmas! Prices starting at $269 AUD

Available at Bunnings Warehouse, Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks and other authorised retailers.

Wireless Pan & Tilt Security Camera Help your loved ones protect their home with greater visibility. Swann’s Wireless Pan & Tilt Camera allows you to cover more ground in the home, without needing to install more cameras. With its night vision capability, you can also keep an eye on all those sleepwalkers, in the middle of the night. Price $189.95 AUD

Available online from http://www.swann.com/au/swwhd-ptcam#

Garage Parking Sensor Do you know someone that needs help parking the car when they cruise into the garage after a long day’s work? Let them know when they’re about to hit the wall! Price $29.95AUD

Available online from http://www.swann.com/au/swads-garsen

DVK-4580 4×4 thermal sensing security system Don’t be woken up by false triggers in the middle of the night anymore. Swann’s thermal sensing CCTV security system ensure that you can get a full night sleep, while your house is still under watch. Price $549.00AUD

Available online from http://www.swann.com/au/swdvk-445804

Portable HD Outback Cam Are you going camping this Summer? Swann’s portable HD Outback Cam allows you to keep watch on the campsite while you sleep at night. Price $169.95AUD

Available online from http://www.swann.com/au/swvid-obc140

Parallels
Parallels Desktop 13 It is always a struggle – your loved one has a Mac but needs to use Windows programs for work? But doesn’t want to switch to Windows… here is your answer – Parallels Desktop 13. 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 13, has some amazing new amazing features and are the first to bring Windows Apps to the Mac Touch Bar and Windows People Bar to the Mac.

Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac – RRP AU $99.95

Upgrade from Parallels Desktop 11/12 to Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac – RRP AU $64.95

For more information, please visit http://www.parallels.com/au/products/desktop/

 

 

 


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