It’s that season of the year again when we share gifts with our family, friends and loved ones. If the recipient of your gifts is a sucker for tech gifts, we understand how pesky it can be to decide on an appropriate gift for them. We also included some non-tech gifts.
For starters, you'll want to check to see if the gift you're considering is compatible with the recipient's lifestyle and devices. For example, while a person who travels a lot may enjoy the Amazon Kindle books or Masterclass subscription, they might not enjoy the Ember smart mug as much.
The gifts are all within a budget of $100 or less. They are video streaming subscription, Audible subscription, Masterclass, food delivery gift card, Amazon Kindle, concert tickets, Ember coffee mug, JBL Flip 5 portable speaker, Smart plug, bamboo charging system, Oral-B Pro toothbrush.
Video streaming subscription
Give the gift of a month’s video streaming subscription plans such as Netflix, Show Max, or Disney for your loved ones to binge-watch during the festive period, and you’ll remain unforgettable through the Yuletide.
A premium Netflix monthly plan on Netflix cost less than $15 while a Disney Plus monthly subscription costs $7.99 per month. Show Max Pro Mobile costs less than $10.
For some people, the festive period is a time to relax through fictional stories or reflect on fresh ideas from books. If the person you want to give a gift to is a book lover, then audible is a great choice.
Audible is an audiobook service from Amazon which offers the world’s biggest selection of titles, ranging from much-loved classics to new releases and original podcasts. The books may be read aloud by the authors themselves, a narrator, well-known stars or even performed by an audio cast. Audible’s monthly subscription is $9.59.
Masterclass is the streaming platform that makes it possible for anyone to watch or listen to hundreds of video lessons taught by 180+ of the world’s best. You can learn about writing, cooking, sports, business, wellness, and more, with each topic taught by an expert.
Masterclass is worth it for the majority of people who are eager to learn more and enjoy improving themselves through knowledge. Luckily, the platform allows you to subscribe as a gift. As an employer, you can also give Masterclass to your employees as a group gift or license. A subscription for an individual for a month is $15.
Food Delivery Gift card
We all love a good lunch or dinner night out. But what about a dinner night or lunch date? Having food delivered is becoming more and more popular. With the rapid growth of food delivery in Lagos, here’s the perfect gift for your tech bros who can’t cook.
Some popular food delivery apps you can explore are Eden Life, Chowdeck, Glovo, Bolt Food, Jumia Food and Domino's Pizza. You can order a good meal at most of these food delivery apps for less than $20.
Amazon Kindle Book
Another gift for your book lovers and nerds. Amazon Kindle is a great gift for anyone, no matter their age. It gives the recipient wireless access to an electronic store that includes millions of books, newspapers and magazines.
To buy an Amazon Kindle book, go to the Kindle eBook's product detail page on Amazon. In the buy for others box, select the quantity you want to purchase and select the buy for others button, and then enter the details for your gift recipients. You can find great books at $30 or less.
Ember smart mug
Harmattan mornings can feel even colder when your coffee grows cold, but with Ember Smart Mug it doesn’t have to continue that way. The smart mug can hold 10oz of any beverage of choice, and you can control it from a smart app.
With Ember's patented technology, you can set the precise temperature of your hot beverage, so you can enjoy your drink from the first sip to the last drop. Although it's priced at $100, Ember Smart Mug would really make the perfect gift for anyone in your life who drinks warm beverages.
For most young people, being in the same hall with their favourite artiste and screaming his song back to him is one of the most exhilarating experiences they can have. Being in a crowd of fans who love the same music as you are a nearly spiritual experience.
To make it more special, send the concert ticket a day before or on the day of the show. Popular music stars holding concerts in Lagos and other primary cities in Nigeria in December 2022 include Kiss Daniel, Big Wiz, Johnny Drille and Asake. You can get a ticket for $100 or less.
JBL Flip 5 portable speaker
Give a gift of music with the JBL Flip 5 Portable Bluetooth speaker. It delivers a clear, loud, and booming sound perfect for any part. You can take it anywhere to listen to your favourite tunes, even to the pool or beach, since it is rated IPX7 for water resistance.
The JBL Flip 5 Portable Speaker is great for listening to podcasts, taking calls hands-free, or bringing to parties and other social gatherings. With a budget of $100, you will be able to get one.
Bamboo multiple-device charging station
Help your loved ones take their charging station to the next level with this multiport station, where they can plug in up to five devices. Bamboo Multi-Device Charging Station is perfect for neatly charging and storing any electronics.
It allows each device sits in its own slot while it’s being charged, so the cords don’t get tangled. The Bamboo Multiple Device Charging Station which costs $36 will surely help anyone to stay more organized — either at work or even in a home office space.
This is a perfect gift for those that don't have a lot of smart devices (or any) at home but wouldn't mind adding a little automation to their lives. A smart plug is a smart home device that can do useful things, such as tell you when the washing's done, or turn your security cameras on when you leave the house.
Some other things the device can do include the ability to turn on/off, on/off after a time, or on/off after a set time after sunrise or sunset. They can be connected to a smartphone app, Alexa or Google Assistant. Smart plugs can cost as low as $13.
Oral-B Pro 1000 rechargeable electric toothbrush
According to a review by Forbes, the Oral-B Pro 1000 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush does all the most important things the best electric toothbrush needs to do, and does them extremely well.
This is an amazing gift item for your tech gift lovers because it offers the best combination of value and cleaning power. For only $50, the Oral-B Pro 1000 is perfect for people who want the superior cleaning of an electric toothbrush, without paying extra.
Oraimo smartwatches come in a variety of styles and sizes, which is great because it allows you to choose what works best for the person you want to gift. There are circular smartwatches, square smartwatches, and a variety of other styles to choose from.
The smartwatch is suitable for gifting It is nicely designed, with a cool look, and a lot of good features. With a budget of $30, you can get an Oraimo smartwatch that will monitor your fitness, sleep, and heart rate and is compatible with Android and iOS.