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February 13, 2017updated 14 Feb 2017 1:33pm

Top 6 Valentine’s tech gifts for him & her

Discover some last minute top tech gifts to get your partner in time for Valentine's day.

By Hannah Williams

That’s right, it’s almost Valentine’s Day and as the annual day of love fast approaches, there’s sure to be some last minute shoppers struggling for ideas of what to get their other half in time for the big day.

If that’s you… you’ve come to the right place! For all the latest tech savvy gift ideas, from smart devices to gadgets- CBR has put together a list of the top 6 tech gifts for him and her.

 

Samsung Gear Fit 2

Why not help your partner keep up to speed with his new year’s resolution to get fit, and for those wondering how; here we have the recent Samsung Gear Fit2 smartwatch.

The watch tracks steps, calories, heart rate and much more, and with built-in GPS you can users are able to map their run. The devices also includes touch control and water resistance to present damage in any weather.

Samsung Gear Fit2The light and stylish watch is suited for cycling, running and cross-training users. It’s also packed with sensors such as a heart rate monitor, gyroscope, barometer and accelerometer.

Samsung’s Gear Fit2 is available for next day delivery, retailed at £179 on Samsung store.

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Amazon Echo Dot

Maybe you and your partner have just moved in together; why not get a nice house-warming gift to celebrate?

The Amazon Echo Dot is the perfect gift, bringing smart automation into the home. It delivers a selection of features such as news delivery, the ability to set alarms, playing music and more.

Amazon Echo DotThe device connects to both speakers and headphones through Bluetooth and also includes a set of speakers to enable full-function use as an alarm clock, assistant in the kitchen and other uses.

Voice assistant, Alexa is updated automatically through the cloud so there is no reason to worry about it being behind on any updates.

It is available on the Amazon website at a retail price of £49.99.

 

Polaroid ZIP Mobile Printer

Is your partner a camera fanatic, or should we say ‘Selfie King or Queen’? Well why not filter their love for the camera with a portable mobile printer.

The printer enables photos to be printed directly from the mobile phone or tablet via Bluetooth or NFC Technology.

Polaroid mobile printerThe printer is a handy tool which can be carried around in his pocket. It can be connected to any Apple or Android device with the Polaroid Connect app, which is free to download once purchased.

Featuring a zero ink printing technology (ZINK), all pictures will be printed with no ink and 2×3” photos are full colour and smudge-proof quality that are all printed on peel-back sticky paper.

The Polaroid ZIP Mobile Printer is available for next day delivery, retailed on Amazon at £99.99.

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Fitbit Charge 2

Has your Mrs found it hard to keep up with her new year’s fitness goal? Well its only February and what  better way to get her back on track than with the new fitness tracker- Fitbit Charge 2.

The tracker which comes in four different colours, and rose gold or silver plating, includes a built-in PurePulse heart rate monitor, multi-sport modes and guided breathing sessions along with interchangeable bands.

It can be connected with GPS to provide real-time stats such as the pace and display to record a map of the route.

Once connected to a smartphone, it also provides notifications of call, text and calendar alerts when the phone is nearby- which means you could give some motivation as they’re on the go.

Just in time, Fitbit is currently offering a Valentine’s discount of 20% off retailing its Fitbit Charge2 at £129.99.

 

Samsung Gear VR2

Have you got an adventurous partner, who’s been wanting to explore the world of virtual reality?

Make their day with the Samsung Gear VR2 headset; the wearable can be paired with various devices using its micro-USB connection to connect with a range of smartphones.

The headset also enables users to browse through a selection of VR apps and games than ever before, giving your partner a variety of games to choose from.

Full immersive entertainment provided with the latest Gear VR, all in the form of a headset.

The Samsung Gear VR2 is available for next day delivery from the Samsung store, retailed at £99.

 

Case-Mate Notification Bracelet

So your Mrs is a tech fanatic, but also a fashionista? What better way to pair the two interests than with a Bluetooth Notification bracelet for smartphones.

The Gold Case-Mate bracelet from the Rebecca Minkoff collection is a simple notification device that can connect to all iPhone and Android devices with a dedicated app.

With up to 30 days battery life, users can make their choice on which notifications they would like to receive and the ones they wouldn’t.

Great for the fashion conscious that also likes to keep up to date with a busy lifestyle.

The notification bracelet is available for next day delivery on Amazon, retailed for £51.85 (but hurry, there’s only 5 left in stock!)

 

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