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10 swoon-worthy tech gifts for teens and tweens

10 swoon-worthy tech gifts for teens and tweens

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With Christmas fast approaching, buying gifts for teens and tweens can be one of the most stressful tasks on the “to do” list. Keeping up with the latest trends and gadgets can also be challenging for us mums and dads! So I have compiled this list of “must-haves” for Christmas, signed off by my market research specialist sample of two (one teen and one tween). I hope this makes your Christmas shopping a little easier this year.

1. Instax Mini 9 Camera

The colour alone is enough to make me want this. Flamingo Pink – even the name is fun! This compact little camera produces instant credit card sized photos, perfect for that gallery wall. With a built-in flash, selfie mirror and a close-up lens attachment, this will be any budding photographer’s pride and joy.

2. Jam Audio Jamoji Winking Emoji Portable Bluetooth Speaker

This perfect little Stocking Filler connects wirelessly with any Bluetooth enabled device in a 10 metre range. It’s compatible with iphones, ipad, Samsung and more and also has a port to connect to non-Bluetooth devices. It has 6 hours of battery life and a speakerphone so you can answer calls directly from the speaker. And that winking face is just so cute! So the only thing left to buy would be some sound-proofing for their bedroom!


3. Clip on Phone lense kit

Create insta-worthy photos with this lens kit which includes 3 separate lenses: A 180 Degree Fisheye Lens, a 0.36X Wide Angle Lens and a 20X Macro Lens. Easy to use, just clip on with one hand. It’s lightweight and mini size design makes this the perfect portable gift.

£12.79 £19.99

4. Texting gloves

A soft deerskin leather glove, available in a selection of colours, that has touch screen technology to enable smartphone and tablet use while keeping your hands warm in the cold weather. What could be better? Look good and stay connected!

£11.77 £30.00

5. HP Sprocket Photo Printer

Another photo related gadget that is guaranteed to be top of their wish lists. This portable little printer was made to go everywhere with you, so you can capture and share all those moments with friends. It comes in black, red or white and is about the size of a mobile phone, so it will fit in your handbag.  
Embrace your creative flare and download the free HP Sprocket App to customize your photos before you print them. Add text, borders, or emoji’s, and print snapshots or stickers. Connect to your social media accounts, and print your favourite photos. Best of all you can share the love with your friends, who can also print with Bluetooth connectivity.

6.       Crosstour Action Camera

A must have gadget for any sporty person. Capture all your great holiday moments snowboarding, surfing, hiking, biking or whatever you like to do for fun.  The camera has underwater capabilities up to 30 metres, so take it along to the beach, the pool, or the waterpark and get those incredible holiday photos. It comes with loads of accessories for the different functions and is easy to set up and get started. 

£45.77 £129.77

7. CamKix Wireless remote for smartphones

This lightweight and compact remote control is perfect to keep in your bag or on your key chain for those fabulous selfie moments. It’s compatible with most smartphones and tablets and operational up to 10 feet. 


8. Elite99 Portable Mini Nail Dryer

A lovely little portable accessory that dries nail polish on toes and fingers in 60 seconds. Small enough to take with on holiday, so it's the ideal gift for the girl who likes to change her nail colour to suit her outfits.

£8.99 £19.99

9. HUION 1060PLUS Graphics Tablet

For the teen who spends hours doodling. This graphics tablet comes with a carry case and a glove that reduces friction between your hand and the tablet screen. With a graphics tablet your imagination literally is the limit. You can create almost anything with your tablet, make annotations, edit photos, illustrate comic books, draw animations, and render 3D models.

£58.99 £72.99

10. 3d Virtual reality headset for smartphones

Download VR movies, games and apps and experience the thrill of riding a rollercoaster, fly through the Grand Canyon, travel the streets of Paris or become a character in an animated film all from the comfort of the sofa. Hours of fun for the whole family.

£13.88 £62.99

So there's nothing more to do, but pour yourself a glass of wine, put your feet up and get Christmas sorted, all from the comfort of your living room. Happy days!

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