If you’re struggling to think of the perfect present for the tech-savvy loved one in your life, then look no further. We’ve put together a gift guide to make your last-minute shopping a breeze.
Even if you think they have everything, these top present ideas for technology lovers will leave you inspired, whatever their age.
Great for those who are new to programming or coding, Arduino kits are a perfect starter gift. With a variety of options, depending on interests, they’re ideal for learning, developing and designing. Maker kits are perfect for those with a bit more experience, whilst beginners will love the robotics or starter kits to get help their new hobby off the ground.
There are a number of interactive coding courses available, aimed at various levels and ages, including coding for kids. A unique and alternative gift to an actual device, a coding course is great for those who have everything as well as those who wish to further their programming skills.
Coding courses for kids feature games and educational quizzes to make learning code a fun experience.
A new games console
The modern world of gaming features codable consoles which allow the creation of games and designs. Open-source consoles allow for practically endless opportunities in the development of new entertainment. So the recipient can enjoy designing as well as playing.
A new set of speakers
For the music and audio lover in your life, you can’t go wrong with a new set of speakers. Whether you want a budget or premium option, there are a wide range of wireless, Bluetooth, portable and retro styles to choose from.
A unique kitchen gadget
From a digital yogurt maker to an electric peeler, you’re sure to find a tech gadget to suit. For the hot drink lover, why not get a smart coffee or hot chocolate maker? A set of electronic scales or ice cream maker is the ideal gift for a foodie.
Smart home gifts
These are some great gifts for those security or environmentally conscious friends. A video doorbell, a smart thermostat or a smart plug will complete any tech-lovers collection.
If, after reading this, you’re still unsure, why not give them the gift of experience and treat them to a day at one of the UK’s science or technology museums? Explore together and discover the history of some of the greatest inventions and how technology developed over the years.
A great gift for kids and adults alike, the whole family are bound enjoy the interactive learning experience.