In 2016, it seems that technology permeates all areas of our lives.
There are tech gifts you can buy for hobbies and interests that suit all kinds of personalities from sporty types to creative types to people who are actually interested in tech.
Find below tons of awesome tech gift ideas for all types of women in their twenties.
Some ideas include:
Activity trackers - these have because very popular in the last few years. One of the most popular are the Fitbit activity trackers. There are several versions of the fitbit and which one you buy will depend on whether she is a serious athlete or somebody who just wants to improve her fitness. Depending on which one you get it measures all kinds of data including steps taken, calories burned, quality of sleep and heart rate data (so she can train in the right zone)
Sports watches - there are sports watches for all kinds of activities and sports. Runners, cyclists, athletes and triathletes will probably benefit most from a sports watch. They will provide data such as distance run or cycled, gps data so you can read measure, view and analyse your runs, track speed and pace and often data including calories burned. More expensive versions of watches will have a heart rate monitor. Some sports watches are waterproof and are designed for use in the water too.
Go Pro Hero - there are many action based cameras that will allow her to capture the moments from her sport and activities.
The Go Pro Hero is a small action based camera that you can wear on a headmount. The camera is dirtproof, shockproof and waterproof. It then allows you to film footage of whatever you are doing such as running, cycling, playing sport, swimming, skiing bungee jumping or just everyday activities.
Tech for Around the Home
Amazon Echo - Amazon echo is essentially a voice recognition system. It recognizes your voice and commands you give it and can hear you from across the room. It comes with Alexa which is a kind of information service. Ask Alexa questions and it can update you on the news, sports scores, the weather, traffic updates and give you local information on restaurants and other local businesses. Alexa is a cloud based service so is always improving too. Amazon Echo is also a speaker and can stream music from Amazon Prime and other music services. It gives excellent sound too.It also acts as a smart device so can turn on and off lights and other devices with the right bulbs and technology in place.
Robot Vaccums - most women in their twenties are not too keen on doing the housework. So if you have the funds consider getting her a robot vacuum. Just let it do it’is thing and it will move around the carpet and pick up the dirt without having to lift a finger.
3D pen - if she is the creative type and a 3D printer is out of the budget, then consider a 3D pen. These can also be used for crafting projects.
Smartphone photo printer - if she likes to scrapbook a smartphone photo printer is the perfect present. She can then print any photos she takes on her phone for any scrapbooking project. Great for keeping memoires of occasions too.
Instant camera - another idea is an instant camera. Cameras such as the fujifilm instax camera allow her to print out credit card size photos immediately. Again the photos are great for scrapbooking project or for just having photos of her favorite people and occasions.
Smart watches - will display data from your smartphone on your wrist so she won’the have to keep digging her smartphone out of her purse. The watch will display notifications such as text messages, who’s calling, social networking updates and e-mails. Some examples include the pebble smartwatch and the apple watch.
Virtual Reality Glasses - there are virtual reality glasses which allow you to put your smart phone in the front of the glasses. Then you can download 3D apps and have lots of immersive experiences. Experience 3D movies, ride a rollercoaster, walk around a city that you’ve never visited before, play 3D games and lots more.
For The Reader
Amazon Paperwhite - The paperwhite offers lots of features that reading on a tablet and a phone can’t. The battery life is a hell of a lot longer (weeks instead of hours). It can hold thousands of books. It can be read indoors or outdoors. There is no screen glare from like there is from a tablet so it can be read in bright sunlight and it’s easier on the eyes too.
Music Lover Tech
Bluetooth speakers - allow her to stream music from her tablet, smartphone or other device to the speaker. So there are no wires. Bluetooth speakers are generally very lightweight, small and are designed to be portable. Therefore she can easily move them around the house and be able to listen to music wherever she is. Or she can take them to a friend’s house, on vacation, on an overnight stay or out in the park or by the beach. Bluetooth speakers range in price from fairly inexpensive to very expensive. The different in price normally is reflected in the sound produced from the speaker.
Wireless headphones - everything is heading towards being wireless at the moment and headphones are no exception. Having wireless headphones is particularly great when you want to move around. Perhaps you are listening to music while doing the housework. Or while you are out running or walking.
Soundbars - these are a great option for giving excellent sound when watching TV but are much less expensive than shelling out for an expensive sound system. Plug a soundbar into the back of the TV and it will bypass the internal TV speakers.