With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, people are scrambling for ideas for the perfect gift for their partner or tinder date. While flowers, a box of chocolates and a card is great, something a little less predictable might just be a good option this year.
To truly spoil that special someone in this digital age, what better gift to get them than a great piece of tech. With amazing suggestions that have every price range covered no matter what your budget, you can rest assured that we’ve got you covered.
For the fitness junkie
Audiofly AF33W Wireless In-Ear Headphones| RRP $59.99 from JB Hi-Fi
Allowing your loved one to take calls and maintain a fit lifestyle in style, Audiofly’s AF33W Wireless In-Ear Headphones allow for hassle-free listening without compromise. Featuring Bluetooth 4.2, lightweight and durable, the sweat resistant earphones are perfect for anyone that likes to work out while listening to their favourite content. Available in a gorgeous white and rose gold finish for the ladies or sleek black for the guys, the AF33W also comes equipped with a microphone and volume control for calls, smart device functionality and up to 3.5 hours battery life (with a 1-hr charging time).
For the boss lady
Code Republic Luxe Work-Life Handbags | RRP $349 | Harvey Norman
The perfect gift for the woman who wants it all, CODE REPUBLIC has debuted a collection of stylish work-life handbags, so your woman is looking fierce and stylish wherever life takes her. Combining style with functionality, the collection of premium leather bags with rose gold accents ensures carrying the world on her shoulders has never looked so good! The collection blends the internal features of a laptop bag with the aesthetic of a luxurious and feminine handbag, with a mission to empower sophisticated women everywhere to succeed in the office. Thoughtfully placed pockets and compartments holds your laptop, water bottle, keys, and more, and a bright print lining for visibility makes sure the house keys never go missing again! The perfect bag for the perfect woman, what more could a girl want?
Belkin BOOST↑UP™ Wireless Charging Pad for iPhone X and iPhone 8 | RRP $99.95 from Belkin.com.au
Experience a powerful connection with no strings attached this Valentine’s Day by gifting Belkin’s BOOST↑UP Wireless Charging Pad. Belkin worked closely with Apple to engineer an efficient and high-speed charging pad for iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8. There’s no need to remove your device from its case when powering up, the BOOST↑UP Wireless Charging Pad can charge through most lightweight cases.
Belkin BOOST↑UP™ Wireless Charging Pad for Samsung | RRP $99.95 from Belkin.com.au
For the Droid lovers— the BOOST↑UP Wireless Charging Pad optimized for Samsung is faster than many standard wired chargers on the market today. The Qi-certified charging pad works with all the latest Samsung wireless charging smartphones and is compatible with any other Qi-certified smartphones, tablets, and accessories.
Belkin Pocket Power 10,000 mAh Power Bank | RRP $59.95 from Belkin.com.au
Belkin’s mobile power products are relationship boosters, so offer your loved ones a refreshingly simple way to charge and stay connected. Stay charged anywhere with this oh-so-portable charger that fits in your pocket or bag. 10,000 mAh recharges a smartphone up to 3 times.* A universal USB-A 2.4 amp port delivers up to 5V to quickly and safely charge devices like smartwatches, fitness bands, headphones, speakers, action cameras, and Bluetooth-enabled devices. A 5V 2.0 amp input allows the power bank to recharge quickly between uses.
Belkin QODE Ultimate Lite Keyboard Case for iPad Air 2 | RRP $149.95
The ultimate companion for your favourite companions’ iPad, the Ultimate Lite Keyboard Case is thin and lightweight yet tough, durable and packed with features. A fully protective case keeps your iPad truly mobile, a premium aluminum keyboard with well-spaced keys delivers an enhanced typing experience, and advanced power management features preserve battery life. Holding your iPad at the perfect viewing angle for typing, or switching easily to media mode for movies or presentations, it’s easy to use anywhere. Despite all that, it still manages to be extremely thin as well as the lightest keyboard Belkin has ever made.
For the eco-conscious
Woodfolk Natural Accessories Jewellery & Homewares| woodfolk.com.au
Made in collaboration with artisans in Nepal, Woodfolk’s range of jewellery and homewares make for the perfect gift for the eco-conscious someone in your life. With a strong commitment to working with small family-run businesses and women-focused organisations, Woodfolk is passionate about creating opportunity, self-determination, support and hope in Nepalese communities through social entrepreneurship. Woodfolk’s designs are very minimalist and earthy, complementing the wearer and home rather than overtaking. With such an authentic meaning behind the brand, Woodfolk’s pieces will have that special someone feeling loved-up this Valentine’s Day.
For the foodie
KitchenAid Stand Mixer | Mini: RRP $699, Limited Release Copper: $1,299 | kitchenaid.com.au
If you’re really looking to treat that special someone who loves to cook in your life, a KitchenAid Stand Mixer may just be the answer! Designed to deliver extraordinary results, the KitchenAid Mini Stand Mixer comes in a range of beautiful colours to suit any style or kitchen. If you’re looking for something ultra-luxe to gift this year, the Limited Release Copper Stand Mixer might just be the answer. With only 500 across Australia and New Zealand, and a unique glistening copper finish, this is a jaw-dropping present for Valentines. Better yet, the Attachment Power Hub makes all KitchenAid Stand Mixers compatible with the Attachment range, which can help it do everything and anything from spiralizing your veggies to making a delish ice-cream. Better yet, you’re sure to score a cookie (or three) out of this present, so it really is the gift that keeps on giving!
For the audiophiles
Ruark Audio R1 Tabletop Radio | RRP $449 from Synergy Audio
Encased in a gorgeous soft white finish, the Ruark Audio R1 Tabletop Radio is a must have for setting the mood. Superb sound combined with elegant design, the Ruark R1 makes it simple to navigate music playing from either the mountain of pre-loaded digital radio channels or via your curated Valentine’s Day Spotify playlist that’s streaming via Bluetooth from your smart device.
For those always on the go
Laser Bluetooth Tracker | RRP $19.95 (on sale for $7) at laserco.com.au
Suited for those on the go, needing to find their keys, phone or bag in a hurry, Laser’s nifty Bluetooth Tracker makes it easy to never lose the things most valuable to you by locating them quickly and easily via a free app. A practical gadget for those who tend to ‘misplace’ things, it can easily be attached to your car keys, work-pass or anything else you don’t ever want to lose. Available in colours blue, pink, orange and green, Laser has got you covered no matter what colour your partner prefers!