These Are The Gadgets To Gift Yourself This Year

Why not reward yourself for making it through 2016?



2016 has been quite a year hasn’t it? Yet despite everything, you’ve managed to power through it all. As a token of congratulations, get yourself something nice. Upgrade your tech load out for the next year with these great Christmas gifts to self.


Google Pixel XL

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What better way to end 2016 with than the newest phone series from Google? Google’s foray into the smartphone hardware industry is already the phone to beat this season. Its sleek and smooth design is great for smartphone fans and is a joy to hold. With its powerful processor and 5.5 inch screen, there’s not a lot you can’t do on this phone. Leave it to the company that can predict what you want to search before you hit search to know exactly what its customers want from a phone.


Apple lover? Get yourself an iPhone 7 in gorgeous rose gold. Why? Just because. 


NES Classic Edition

Photo via Nintendo


How about celebrating the New Year with a blast to the past with rerelease of a retro fan favorite? The NES Classic Edition is a fun console that you can just plug into your TV and play with the original controller. As much as possible, it tries to recapture the experience of retro games with Super Mario Bros. and Legend of Zelda. Though everyone is for sure gearing up to buy the latest PlayStation 4, nothing quite beats having your childhood back in your hands.


Lenovo Yoga Book

Photo via Lenovo


Check out the most innovative 2-in-1 tablet ever made with Lenovo’s Yoga Book, which has both a stylus pad and a keyboard. This tablet can do almost anything to suit your needs with a stylus that can be used for note taking or creating artworks like a real pen, a keyboard that appears anytime you need it, or an adjustable hinge to suit your needs. You’re not going to find a tablet more flexible to your needs than this. Maybe you can finally fulfill that annual New Year’s Resolution of drawing and writing more while on the go.


Sony Playstation VR



Photo via Playstation

This year was a great year for video games, like Overwatch, Dishonored 2 and of course Final Fantasy XV. Why not spice up your gaming experience even more by grabbing a PlayStation VR? Trust us, VR is going to be the next big thing and it’s the sleekest of all the headsets we’ve tried. It lets you dive into the worlds of Star Wars or into the shows of the Batman and many, many more coming soon. Just make sure not to get too immersed—your boss is still expecting you back in January.

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