**Sponsored Content** Did you know that tech gifts are once again expected to be the most popular and the top of everyone’s list? The latest innovations always get the techie in your life excited, so if you’re looking for gift ideas, or maybe even something to place on your list…then check it out below! Tech Lifestyle Expert Carley Knoblochand InTheNews.TV partnered up with some of their favorite brands for our holiday gadget guide of 2019! And make sure to visit InTheNews.TV and our partners for more gift inspiration this season. Happy Holidays!!
Indoor Cam is Ring’s smallest and most affordable camera yet, and allows users to monitor virtually every corner of the inside of their home.
Ring Indoor Cam
Indoor Cam is Ring’s first indoor-only and most affordable camera yet, priced at just $59.99. It features Alexa capabilities, motion-activated recording, two-way talk, motion scheduling, and up to 1080p HD video. Bundles of 2, 3, or 4 allow you to outfit your home with affordable security. For added privacy, users can set Indoor Cam to stop recording motion-activated alerts while they are home, as well as disable audio recording. Place it on a desk, shelf, counter, or mount it to a wall – Indoor Cam will fit in the tightest corners of your home.
- Priced at $59.99.
- Available for purchase at Ring.com, Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, Target.com and HomeDepot.com.
- For more information, visit www.ring.com.
The Roomba® i7+ robot vacuum with Clean Base™ Automatic Dirt Disposal takes care of the cleaning from start to finish – emptying its own bin, so users don’t have to think about vacuuming for months at a time.
iRobot® Roomba® i7+ with Clean Base™ Automatic Dirt Disposal
The iRobot® Roomba® i7+ robot vacuum with Clean Base™ Automatic Dirt Disposal takes convenience to a new level – automatically emptying its bin, so users don’t have to think about vacuuming for months at a time. Using Imprint™ Smart Mapping, the Roomba® i7+ robot vacuum remembers multiple floor plans and room names so users can customize cleaning jobs, and direct the robot to clean specific rooms by voice using voice command devices or via the iRobot HOME App.
- Priced regularly at $999.00 but $699.00 beginning Dec. 1 for a limited time.
- Available for purchase at www.irobot.com/roomba/i-series.
- For more information, visit www.irobot.com.
If you’re looking to up your virtual reality experience, this should be on the top of your list!
Gift your loved ones a next-generation gaming experience, a virtual trip around the world, or a front row seat to their favorite sports game with Oculus Quest, the latest all-in-one VR headset from Facebook. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile VR Platform, Oculus Quest offers a completely untethered experience so you can feel fully immersed in its exciting library of VR content and games. With Qualcomm technology, Oculus Quest translates movements into VR with high accuracy and low latency, so you can feel fully immersed in awesome VR games. By removing cables and external tracking sensors, Oculus Quest lets you set up a play space with ease almost anywhere for a game changing, immersive experience. With a quick and easy setup, you can jump right in and explore VR wirelessly from almost anywhere. From exploring space and paddling down iceberg-flanked passageways in Antarctica, to virtual dance-offs and tennis matches with friends and family near or far. Plus, with the ability to cast your VR view to a TV or phone, the whole family can gather around the living room to watch the adventures unfold. Quest makes for the perfect gift this holiday season.
- Priced at $399.00 and $499.00.
- Available for purchase at Oculus.com and our US retail partners including Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and GameStop online and in stores.
- For more information, visit www.oculus.com/quest.
Take video calls on the biggest screen in your home this season…your TV!
Portal TV from Facebook
One of the newest exciting Facebook Portal products for the year is Portal TV. Facebook chose Qualcomm’s Vision Intelligence Platform to enable smart video-calling to the largest screen in your home. Sitting discreetly on top of or below your TV for immersive video calling, you can move around during calls and still be seen and heard. Smart Sound enhances the voice of whoever is speaking while minimizing unwanted background noise. Connect with your friends on Portal through WhatsApp, in addition to Messenger calling.
- Priced at $149.00.
- Available for purchase from portal.facebook.com and other US retail partners including Amazon and Best Buy online and in stores.
- For more information, visit portal.facebook.com/products/portal-tv.
The perfect device for work and play? Check it out below!
Microsoft Surface Pro X
This is the Surface Pro X, a powerful, always-connected PC in a beautiful thin and light package. Pro X is the ultimate device for mobile productivity with LTE connectivity and an available click-in Type Cover. Also supports the new Surface Slim pen for easily sketching or jotting things down in apps like OneNote. Powered by the Microsoft SQ1 Processor designed with Qualcomm, the SQ1 delivers up to 13 hours of battery life and weighs just 1.7 pounds, so it easily goes wherever you go and is perfect for working in Microsoft Office, in Microsoft Edge or Chrome, or even for watching movies on Netflix. The beautiful, 13-inch edge-to-edge Pixelsense display looks amazing and lets you navigate with touch or with the Surface Pen. Surface Pro X is a fantastic device for anyone who wants the ability to be productive wherever they go.
- Prices starting at $999.00. Keyboard sold separately at $139.99 or $269.99 with Pen.
- Available for purchase at Microsoft stores and wherever Surface is sold.
- For more information, visit www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/surface-pro-x/8vdnrp2m6hhc?activetab=overview.