So, You’ve Waited Until Now to Start Your Holiday Shopping?

Dec 09, 2021

For many, the holidays have snuck up on us once again. And others have simply hit the snooze button on their holiday shopping despite warnings of supply chain issues. Whatever your reason, the fact remains that it needs to get done, and now! Last-minute shopping doesn’t need to be stressful though. Just about everyone is a gadget lover these days, and tech expert, Andrea Smith knows the best tech gifts that are still up for grabs.

Playstation Store Gift Card

Giving a gift card is always a great idea – especially if you’re shopping for a gamer.

Get a PlayStation Store gift card so they can choose from a large portfolio of games like the newly released intergalactic adventure game Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, and of course the popular baseball franchise MLB The Show 21.

Players can also use the PlayStation Store gift card to sign up for game subscription services like PlayStation Plus. It provides access to online multiplayer, two monthly games to download and play - so players can expand their game collection - and exclusive discounts on games from PlayStation Store.

PlayStation Store gift cards range in denominations from $10 to a hundred dollars.

Anker 622 MagGo

Accessories make great gifts because these are things people don’t usually buy for themselves.

For instance, Anker’s 622 Magnetic Battery attaches to your MagSafe compatible phone so you can charge on the go. It also transforms into a wireless stand you can use on the desk or on a plane thanks to the built-in kickstand on the back.

The super-strong magnet allows the battery to snap into place, ensuring perfect alignment and an efficient charge.With its 5,000 mAh of power, it can extend the battery life of the iPhone 12 or 13 by up to 17 hours at a maximum charging speed of 7.5W.

You can align it in whatever direction you like. And of course, it looks great since it comes in a variety of colors like Misty Blue and Lilac Purple that match Anker’s other MagGo products.

 

MSRP: $59.99

Anker PowerConf S330 Speakerphone

For someone who works from home – make those long conference calls sound better with Anker’s PowerConf S 330 USB speakerphone.

It plugs into the USB port on your laptop and works with all the leading conference software like Zoom and Skype; the wired connection means no drop offs and a 1.75” driver paired with 2 passive bass-radiators adds body and depth to both meeting audio and music. It’s great for a group as well - with 4 high-sensitivity microphones it can pick up voices in a 10-foot space.

The software removes echo and feedback while also letting both sides of the conversation be heard at the same time – so none of that awkward talking over each other.

MSRP: $79.99

Kaspersky Total Security

Most of us will do at least some holiday shopping online this year so it’s important to stay safe while you shop. Kaspersky Total Security protects your personal data, while keeping your computer and other devices safe from hackers, malware, and ransomware. It provides real-time detection and instantly neutralizes any threats to the security of your gadgets.

One license protects 5 devices so the whole family can be protected and have security features like a VPN for secure browsing. Parents can also use it to manage kids’ screen time and block adult content.

It works on Mac, PC, AND mobile devices.

MSRP: $49.99 for the first year