Can you believe the holiday shopping season is about to get started? If you like to start your holiday shopping early and are building your gift list, make sure you add tech and consumer electronics. Each year these are becoming a must-have for many, but with so many options, it can be a challenge to find exactly what you want. To make sure you’re in-the-know this holiday, Tech Lifestyle Expert Carley Knobloch partnered with some of her favorite brands to give you some top tech gift inspiration before the shopping rush begins.
Setting up your smart home lighting just got really simple…this will be a must-have for many homes this year!
C by GE Made for Google Bulbs
C by GE and Google are bringing a whole new level of simplicity to smart lighting control, thanks to the new C by GE Made for Google bulbs. The first of its kind, you can use any Google Home product to control your C by GE bulbs—without the need for a hub, and within one app. Simply screw in a C by GE bulb, make sure your Google Home product is on, and the Google Assistant will automatically detect the bulb in the Google Home app. Then just say “Hey Google” to control your bulb.
- Priced at MSRP $24.99 for the two-pack C-Life and MSRP $34.99 for the two-pack C-Sleep. Smart Light Starter Kit with Google Mini and C-Life bulb, pre-paired for even faster installation, priced at MSRP $55.
- Available for purchase at the Google Store, Best Buy, Lowe’s and Target as well as a variety of online outlets and regional chains.
- For more information, visit www.cbyge.com.
We found the perfect first camera for anybody looking to step up from smartphone photography…check this out!
Nikon D3500 Two Lens Kit
Nikon’s lightest and most compact entry-level DSLR yet, the Nikon D3500 makes capturing the world easier and more convenient than ever before. The 24.2-megapixel D3500 captures sharp details and vivid colors, even in low light! It makes photography fun and easy, packed with easy-to-use features like Guide Mode, which helps first-time DSLR owners learn how to use their camera and improve their photography. With its ergonomic and lightweight body, approximately 1,550 shots on a single battery charge and user-friendly features like always-on Bluetooth connectivity through Nikon SnapBridge, the Nikon D3500 is the perfect companion for any family event or travel adventure.
- Priced at $849.95.
- Available for purchase at www.nikonusa.com.
- For more information, visit www.nikonusa.com.
From parents to crafters…or for anyone that just wants to stay organized, this will be a can’t miss gift!
P-touch CUBE Plus
The P-touch CUBE Plus is the newest label maker from Brother. With a sleek and stylish design, the P-touch CUBE Plus features Bluetooth® wireless technology, allowing customers to easily design and print labels from their smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop.
The P-touch CUBE Plus launches with 13 new P-touch TZe Premium Glitter Tapes and Premium Matte Tapes. With a polished and eye-catching finish, the P-touch TZe Premium Tapes allow customers to unleash their creativity to make projects stand out.
The P-touch CUBE Plus is ideal for retail shops and craft-based businesses while robust enough for home and office use.
- An estimated street price of $99.99.
- The product will be available online via major retailers. Check www.Ptouch.com for specific details.
You’ve invested a lot of money in your smartphone, now make sure you protect it!
Speck Presidio Pro
Presidio® Pro is a slim, dual-layer phone case designed to protect your phone against drops, scratches, and other damage. Engineered to withstand drops of up to 10 feet, these cases have been tested by third-party laboratories to ensure superior protection. If your phone falls, the raised bezel helps protect the screen from scratching and shattering. The case has an anti-microbial treatment that inhibits the growth of bacteria and a scratch-resistant soft-touch exterior keeps the case looking newer, longer.
- Priced at $39.95-$44.95 depending on which size you purchase.
- Available for purchase and for more information, visit www.speckproducts.com.