With gaming up 46% this year for obvious reasons, it’s hard to go wrong with a tech gift for the gamer in your life. Popular smart toys may look like fun and games – but they are really making kids smarter and think more critically. And if you know someone who has to have the latest and greatest, you are in the right spot. This is part of my 2020 Holiday Gift Guide with my reviews and expert picks from the world’s greatest tech gifts.
Botley 2.0 is the award winning screen free coding robot from Learning Resources. Botley 2.0 is ready to code right out of the box and helps kids as young as 5 build new skills with 100% screen-free coding challenges and all-new features: night vision, fun transformation, and new ways to code! Available on Amazon.
Dell’s most award-winning laptop, the XPS 13, keeps getting better and just looking at it you can see why. Stunning 4-sided InfinityEdge display gives you edge-to-edge viewing for the most immersive visual experience to get work done or watch your favorite shows. This ultraportable notebook is powered by Intel’s latest 11th gen Core processors for faster performance and up to 14 hours 11minutes with FHD+ when streaming your fave show It’s exceptional at tackling school projects, editing photos and videos, streaming 4K content without buffering and shining during videoconferencing with family and classmates. Get it here.
The KidiZoom Smartwatch DX2 looks just like a grown-up watch, but is made just for kids! Explore time concepts in an awesome way with 55+ digital or analog watch faces, a timer, alarm and calendar. Capture videos, snap selfies and take pictures anywhere using the two cameras. Includes a motion sensor for active games too! The built-in rechargeable battery includes a USB cable and 56MB of internal memory. Get it here.
The latest LEGO Mindstorms evolution has 5 unique design to build, code and play with Robot Inventor app. Kids gain essential STEM skills as they build, code and play with remote-control model robots and intelligent creations that shoot missiles. play ball, drive around and more. With almost 1,000 pieces, an easy-to-install rechargeable battery is included for Ages 10+, Get it here.
The Rave PartyCast is a powerful party speaker with rich, full sound, 18-hours of playtime, an IPX-7 waterproof rating and PartyCast allowing you to pair up to 100 speakers together. I love the huge sound delivered by a 5.25″ woofer, 2 inch tweeter and passive bass radiator. Keep adding more of Anker’s PartyCast speakers to create your own enormous audio surrounding whenever and wherever you want by dialing in the Soundcore App for total control of your sound. Get it here.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold is the world’s first foldable PC. Lenovo calls it the ThinkPad X1 Fold. I call it one of the best folding devices I’ve seen. A first in its class experience, the foldable 2K OLED display allows the user to tailor the X1 Fold to utilize a 13.3” screen size within a small novel-sized footprint. Intel’s latest hybrid tech processor makes it fast and super versatile weighing just 2.2 pounds. Get it here.
Marvel’s Avengers is an epic, third-person, action-adventure game that combines an original, cinematic story with single-player and co-operative gameplay. Assemble into a team of up to four players online, master extraordinary abilities, customize a growing roster of Heroes, and defend the Earth from escalating threats. Marvel’s Avengers is now available worldwide for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Stadia and is backwards compatible with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series XlS. Get it here.
eFootball PES 2021 delivers all the critically acclaimed features and gameplay from eFootball PES 2020 that was awarded “Best Sports Game” at E3 2019, all at a special price of $29.99. It is available now on PlayStation®4, Xbox One™, PC via STEAM and playable on the new PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X™. The PES series celebrates its 25th year and embraces generations of players with its Iconic Moment Series. In which you can recreate some of soccer’s legendary moments including when a prime David Beckham famously scored from the halfway line in 1996 for Manchester United. Get it here.
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