T3’s Top Tech Gifts for Valentine’s Day
February 13, 2019
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Flowers and chocolates are nice, but the gadgets are nicer!

Valentine’s Day is here and while you can always be traditional and get your loved one some flowers and chocolate or even a night out, you can always try to mix it up and give him/her a device that they’ll probably love and enjoy.

Since we’re good at tech and gadgets, we’re rounding off some of the great stuff that you can buy for your loved one – just in time for Valentine’s Day. Have a look:

Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 – This Bluetooth-enabled waterproof speaker is the perfect companion wherever you go. It supports 360-degree audio along with a fancy new Magic Button that handles music playback. Using an accompanying app, you can even connect music services like Deezer and Apple Music so you can stream it directly on the speakers. How awesome is that?

629 AED at Virgin Megastore.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5– Part of the new Bronze collection, this version of the Beoplay M5 isn’t cheap, but its sound quality offers something out of the ordinary. It supports streaming via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi so you don’t have to worry about wires, and the excellent design is something you’d proudly show off in your home.

Starts at 2,210 AED at Souq.com.

Belkin BOOST↑CHARGE Power Bank 10K with Lightning Connector – Never run out of battery with this 10,000 mAh power bank from Belkin. It’s the first-to-market MFi-certified (Made for iPhone) power bank that now uses a Lightning connector so you don’t have to use a separate cable to charge it. The two USB ports are also designed to offer a faster charging time and can even charge two devices at once.

$59.99 (220 AED) from Belkin.

Bose Noise Masking Sleepbuds – These pair of earphones help drown out external noise that usually disturbs your sleep – this can be noise outside your home, or even the snoring person next to you. Note that the Sleepbuds play only sounds that would help you sleep, so it won’t play any type of music. It also utilizes the company’s tried and tested noise-canceling technology to block out outside noise. If you have used any Bose noise-canceling headphone then you have an idea how awesome the technology works. If you’re looking for a good night’s sleep with your partner, the Bose Sleepbuds can definitely help.

999 AED at Virgin Megastore.

Huawei nova 4 – Utilizing the company’s first FullView display, the Nova 4 brings in design and performance that won’t burn a hole in your wallet. It has all the superlatives that you’d find a flagship smartphone but with a midrange price. It even has an awesome camera that’s made even better with Huawei’s AI technology, perfect for those images that you’d take with your loved one.

1,799 AED pre-order online.

Nespresso Essenza Mini – Caffeine lovers (whether that’s you or your partner) will find something to love on this small coffee maker. It’s Nespresso’s most compact machine but doesn’t compromise on the taste and even comes in three different colors. It comes in two shapes depending on your preference, and it’s the perfect appliance that would suit all coffee lovers.

Priced at 615.25 AED inclusive of Café Istanbul and Caffѐ Venezia

Apple AirPods – Two years after its debut, Apple’s AirPods is still one of the best accessories made for the company’s range of devices. We’re still waiting for the inevitable second generation, but the current one is still one of our favorite wireless earphones – it’s small, compact and easy to use and works on the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and yes (if you know how to configure it) any Android device as well.

681.50 AED from Apple.

Acer Aspire 5 – Thin, lightweight and perfect for any user, Acer’s Aspire 5 features an awesome hairline brushed pattern that compliments the aluminum cover. It’s only 18.85 mm thin, so it’s the best choice for work or play. It’s powered by the latest Intel CPU along with dedicated graphics and even features an embedded fingerprint reader for extra security.

3,499 AED (with 400 AED gift voucher) from Sharaf DG, Jumbo, Emax, Carrefour, and Lulu.

Creative Muvo 2c – The Muvo 2c is cute, tiny and small enough to be placed anywhere. It’s also splashproof, meaning that you can easily bring it to any pool or at the beach and not worry about it getting wet. This speaker contains a passive radiator, which effectively gives off more bass even with its small size. It also features a wider wound stage along with support for a stereo wireless link that will let you connect two Muvo 2c speakers together.

188 AED from Souq, Noon and LetsTango.

Any other devices you think should be part of the list? Give it a shoutout in the comments below!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

by Victor Philip Ortiz
Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff. Passionate for all things tech - you’ll normally find him tinkering with the latest gadgets and computer peripherals. He is an avid collector of Blu-ray discs and occasionally plays on his Xbox.
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