Looking for the perfect last-minute gift this holiday season? As trends experts, we literally pore through hundreds of new products a year of every kind to find the best options that will appeal to men, women, kids, and any friend or loved one you’re shopping for. Recently, we teamed up with a few top companies to highlight a few of this year’s most promising new options. Here’s the scoop.
For starters, as both a dad and working professional, I can tell you it’s important to pack gadgets that are as versatile as parents need to be on a day to day basis. The Huawei Mate Book, a 2-in-1 hybrid Windows 10 laptop and tablet, certainly fits the bill. Whether you want to get work done or kick back, it’s super productive, super portable and has various accessories like the MatePen and MateDock that transform this travel-friendly machine from entertainment hub to work station, instantly. It also has a powerful processor and looks fantastic the office or living room.
You can also give anyone on your list the gift of peace of mind and the chance to safely protect their own data or that of the entire family’s with Acronis True Image 2017. The software automatically backs up and protects all of your pictures, documents, and other files on both your computer and mobile device. For families, it’s especially useful, as you can protect and monitor all the data on all of the devices in your home- and even grandma and grandpa’s! It not only saves your files – it backs up your entire computer so if your computer crashes, you coan also recover and get everything running in just about an hour in many cases.
Our homes are more connected than ever too, right? Well, if the idea of controls for every device from thermostats to speakers is overwhelming take a look at the Logitech Harmony Elite as well. This great gift gives you maximum control of your entertainment system and connected home and works with more than 270,000 devices so you can enjoy single-touch activities. From TVs to game systems to media players like Roku, smart lights, thermostats, and even Alexa voice controls, this remote works with just about anything connected in your home!
The craft beer market has really exploded in the past few years with more craft breweries in the U.S. than ever before too. Got a fan in the family? Also check out the Pico from PicoBrew – this new pod-based beer brewing appliance has completely changed the way you’ll view home brewing, which for many, boiled down to a time consuming and messy basement hobby. The new Pico fits on your kitchen counter, and allows anyone to easily brew fresh, delicious tasting craft beer without cumbersome equipment or weeks of hard work. They’ve partnered with more than 150 award-winning breweries around the world so you can make and taste beers that you’d have never had access to and can now brew taproom fresh at home. So while it is a great holiday gift, it is clearly something that can add to any celebration or man cave all year round!
As you can see, there’s no shortage of great last-minute gift options available this year. Be sure to check back frequently for more suggestions – including many of the best new options for 2017 and beyond. Happy holidays from the team at TechSavvy and FutureProof Strategies to you and yours!!