Christmas Gifts for Gadget Lovers
Looking for gifts this Christmas with a techie bent?
It’s easy to improve your fitness with a TomTom Runner Cardio GPS sport watch (GBP 219.99). It shows time, distance, pace and other essential running info, at a glance – whilst the in-built heart rate monitor means you don’t need a bulky chest strap to learn how you’re responding to exercise. Track progress against goals and know you’re in the right heart rate training zone – whatever your fitness level. For swimming and cycling as well as running, go for the TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio (GBP 249.99). Available from John Lewis, Sweatshop, Runners Need and Up & Running or at www.tomtom.com
If golf is more your sport, the new TomTom Golfer GPS Watch helps improve your game by giving you all the information you need on 34,000 courses world-wide – including graphical views and distances to hazards, doglegs and greens. Course updates are delivered wirelessly via a smartphone app and the watch uses GPS technology to recognise nearby courses and find the next hole. Get that handicap down for GBP 199.99 from American Golf, Direct Golf, John Lewis or Argos. More info at tomtom.com
Turn your smartphone or tablet into a TV remote control with the new Smart Zapper from One For All, market leader in TV accessories. It’s a Bluetooth ‘bridge’ that sits on your coffee table and works with a free app to configure all remote control functions onto your phone in minutes. It’s compatible with 300,000 devices from 6000 brands and can be customised e.g. press ‘watch movie’ on your tablet and it turns on your TV, Blu-ray player and amplifier, using the correct HDMI ports, and plays the film. Priced just GBP 34.99 fromwww.oneforall.co.uk
With the new TomTom GO range of sat navs, you get subscription-free access to real-time, accurate traffic information – which means you arrive at your destination faster. It pinpoints jams to within 10 metres so knows exactly where delays start and end – offering you a quicker route if one is available. Voice control means you can navigate hands-free and you always drive with the latest map – a brand new one can now be downloaded every quarter at no additional cost. Prices start from GBP 149.99 at Halfords, John Lewis and electrical stores. More info from tomtom.com
For light DIY’ers, hobbyists and crafters alike, the new Dremel Micro multi-tool is the company’s most compact. cordless lithium-ion power tool. Perfect for cleaning, cutting, grinding, polishing, sanding, sharpening, carving and engraving, and weighing a mere 250 grams, the Dremel Micro has a sleek rocket-shaped design and excels at extremely detailed work or in confined spaces. Priced GBP 110 from www.amazon.co.uk,dremel-direct.com or www.tool-shop.co.uk.