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Tech Christmas Gift Ideas With Sustainable Options!

Kia ora, Geeks! This month we’re counting down the sleeps and prepping for Christmas. One of the best ways to get sorted is by organising all your Christmas shopping early, so, we’ve picked out some of our favourite Christmas tech gift ideas for 2022.

Christmas should be a fun and exciting break, with plenty of time with family and friends, festive decorations, and delicious food. One thing that can make it stressful however is finding presents for everyone.

That’s why we’ve put together our nine picks for the best Christmas tech gift ideas for 2022, including sustainable options!

Arlo Essential Wire-Free Video Doorbell

If they’re heading away this summer, the Arlo doorbell could be the ideal Christmas tech gift. It’s battery operated and wireless for an easy installation. And, it has 180-degrees of diagonal viewing making it easier for them to monitor their front door at all times!

They can even talk to any visitor through the app, which can be handy for deliveries.

Google Nest learning smart thermostat

The Google Nest learning thermostat is a 3rd-gen thermostat, and the first ever to get Energy Star certified. It quickly learns what temperature the user likes, and builds a schedule based on that.

Studies have shown this smart thermostat has saved people an average of 10-12% on their heating bills, and 15% on cooling bills. Therefore, it can save money and be energy efficient at the same time.

Amazon Echo Show

The Amazon Echo Show is a smart home assistant with a 10.1-inch HD screen. It can be used for anything from making video calls to looking up recipes, checking the weather, adjusting the smart thermostat, watching the security cameras, playing music, and displaying photos.

It’s a great all-rounder with features you didn’t realise you could use, which will make you wonder how you ever managed without it.

Tapo L510E Smart Wi-Fi Dimmable LED Bulb E27 (4-Pack)

This smart lighting kit is easy to set-up and manage, emits a high level of lumen while still reducing energy use and can be controlled through the free Tapo app. In the app, you’ll have a plethora of control options to choose from!

Some of the control options include dimming light controls, scheduling, setting up away mode and voice controls which can be managed via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.

A Kindle

Kindles are now up to their 11th generation, which means the latest models are easier to use, light-weight, and more practical than ever. A single battery charge lasts up to 10 weeks, the page turns are 20% faster, and it is waterproof consequently making it safe for reading at the beach or in the tub.

House of Marley tech

House of Marley is an eco-conscious tech brand. All products are made from mindfully sourced materials, and the brand supports global reforestation with One Tree Planted and ocean conservation with the Surfrider Foundation.

They sell a range of products such as headphones, speakers, turntables and accessories. So, you’ll be able to find a sustainable version of whatever your friend or loved one needs this Christmas.

Oculus Meta Quest 2

For the gamer in the family, the Oculus Meta Quest 2 is a powerful VR headset, and a great Christmas tech gift idea. It comes with touch controllers and a huge library of games, with next-gen graphics and an impressive display. Altogether, they can play games, become immersed in concerts, attend events, and much more with this futuristic gaming tech.

Segway Ninebot

For someone who often makes short trips in their car, a Segway Ninebot eScooter could be a fantastic new way for them to get around. These foldable scooters come with a high-performance brake system, anti-skid tyres, and front shock absorption for safe, easy rising.

Additionally, they are also battery-powered, making them an eco-conscious alternative to driving. Not to mention, serious petrol savings at the pump.

A Geek+ subscription

Is there someone in your family who is constantly battling with their devices? Or who has had security issues in the past? Yes? A Geek+ subscription will be the perfect Christmas tech gift for them!

A Geek+ subscription provides unlimited calls* to our helpline, a free health and security check for their devices, and a discounted rate for any callouts. You can purchase the subscription for an individual, a couple, or a whole family.

Get in touch if you have any questions about our subscription service and we’ll be happy to help!

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