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26 technology Christmas gifts that will be on every tech lover's 2020 wish list

Get your Christmas shopping list ready

Nichola Murphy

Christmas presents can be a tricky thing to master – how do you know clothes will fit? What style of jewellery do they like? Do they really need a new wallet or purse? One thing that always goes down a treat (especially with kids) is tech gifts, and we've rounded up the best technology gifts out there so you don't have to.

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Think Playstations, Nintendo Switch and much, much more. But be warned, you may end up bookmarking some of these presents for yourself…

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Apple AirPods Max, £549, Apple

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Everyone's talking about Apple's latest launch - the noise-cancelling AirPods Max. If you know someone who just prefers over-ear headphones, well, these will be absolutely perfect. The AirPods Max are designed for an uncompromising fit that creates the optimal acoustic seal for many different head shapes — fully immersing you in every sound.

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PS4 bundle, £349.88, Amazon

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The PlayStation 5 launches just before Christmas, but it's bound it be hugely popular. If you don't want to risk not getting your hands on one, then Amazon is selling the PS4 bundle with three games – and it's more affordable!

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Portal TV, £149, Portal from Facebook

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Since we don't know what is happening at Christmas, make sure the whole fam is connected, virtually, with Portal from Facebook. There's even a TV version, so you can have a virtual party or play a virtual game, it has a built-in Alexa and cleverly, moves with you as you move around the room.

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Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, was £179 now £159, Samsung

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Know someone who is always on the move? These wireless, noise-cancelling earbuds are the perfect gift, offering smart assistant Bixby voice wake-up, Spotify integration, and up to 21 hours of life with a charging case.

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iPad Mini, £377, AO.com

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Perfect for anyone who loves gaming, photo editing, or just settling down to watch YouTube videos, the iPad Mini is just as loved as it has ever been - and with all-day battery life as well as the capacity to download over a million apps, it is a winning gift for any tech fanatic.

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Amazon Echo Dot,  £59.99, Amazon

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The popular smart speaker from Amazon now comes with a clock! Perfect for someone's bedside table.

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Pillow stand, £19.99, SLYK

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This swish tablet holder enables you to attach your devices to household cushions and pillows for ‘at-leisure’ use. It’s fully-adjustable, with a silicon-covered, stainless steel base.

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Clear iPhone case, £49, John Lewis

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Help a loved one protect their iPhone from scratches or chips with this clear, protective case. Designed with MagSafe charging in mind, this is a must-have accessory. 

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Google Chromecast with Google TV & Remote Control, £59.99, John Lewis

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Whether you're streaming your favourite TV show or controlling smart devices around your home, a Google Chromecast is sure to be a crowd-pleaser this Christmas. 

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Apple HomePod mini, £99, John Lewis

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Don't be fooled by its compact size! The Apple HomePod mini may be just 8.5 cm, but it offers 360-degree audio that fills the room.

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Ember smart mug, £76.89, Firebox

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Know someone who often forgets their freshly-made tea or coffee? Buy them a smart mug to help keep their drink hot for 1.5 hours – and they get to choose the temperature!

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Blue light blocking glasses, £16.99, Amazon

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Minimise the headaches and blurred vision that often occurs during long periods in front of a computer or TV with a pair of glasses that block blue light – there are styles to suit everyone.

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Luna 3, £169, Foreo  

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If you don't recognise Foreo's nifty little skincare device, where have you been? The facial cleansing massager gently removes dirt, oil and dead skin using T-Sonic pulsations.

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Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera, John Lewis

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Know someone who loves taking pictures? This Fujifilm camera provides instant prints to capture those special memories.

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Theragun Elite deep muscle treatment, Theragun

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If you know someone who's struggling with their WFH weary muscles, the Elite from Theragun works deep to melt away tension and release sorenes. 

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Beautifect Box in nude, £279,  Beautifect

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A true makeup lover will be obsessed with the Beautifect Box - it's the ultimate way to do your makeup effortlessly every day, with five colour modes and three brightness settings. Never underestimate excellent lighting. 

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Sonos One, £199, Very.co.uk

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If we're spending all this extra time at home, it's worth blasting out some of our favourite songs.

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Apple AirPods with charging case, £129, Amazon

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With Zoom calls the new way to stay in touch with colleagues, friends and family, why not treat someone to some Apple AirPods?

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Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro handset, £599, Xiaomi

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Budding photographers will love the new Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro handset, which is the camera choice of world-renowned photographer Steve McCurry. It features a lens combination which includes AI, six long exposure modes, pro mode, panorama mode and HDR Ultra-wide angle edge distortion correction for spectacular image quality. 

Use it to take part in the Xiaomi 'My Unsung Heroes' campaign, which encourages users to capture the special people and key moments in their lives.

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Bluetooth Tile Pro, £24.99, John Lewis

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Everyone knows someone who loses their keys, phone or wallet on a daily basis. This handy tile is here to make the mad rush around the house a little quicker and easier.

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Nintendo Switch, £279, Amazon

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With neon, grey or even a Fortnite edition, there's one to suit everyone.

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Xbox Series X, £449.99, Smyths

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Released just in time for Christmas is the Xbox Series X – which is bound to be on many tech-lovers wishlist.

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The Tech Case, £35, Away

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We all know the frustration of trying to endlessly untangle laptop chargers, cords and earphones. Enter The Tech Case! With mesh zip compartments and elastic loops, it's a total game-changer. 

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Fitbit Charge 4 Fitness Tracker, £123.44, Amazon

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If you know someone who loves to set themselves step goals then this is the perfect gift for them!

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Philips Somneo Sleep and Wake-up Light with Relax Breath, £124.99, Amazon

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After a better night's sleep? This light includes light-guided wind-down breathing to help you get to sleep at night and wake up in the mornings. 

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LED beanie hat, £10.99, Amazon

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Looking for a jokey gift for a techy friend? Make their winter walks or runs a little easier with this LED beanie.

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