our tech experts round up the best gadget gift ideas for under the christmas tree
5/5 last Christmas, Apple\'s iPad Mini was welcomed by people seeking a small, cheap tablet.
The Mini is just as small this year, but it will attract a new, demanding market.
It has more than 3 screen packs.
With 1 million megapixels of clear text and images, it features faster downloads of both antennas and uses the same powerful A7 chip to use advanced applications for iPad Air.
The Mini is indeed packed up to 29g, but it is barely noticeable in its hands and it allows for a larger battery to remain 10-hour life. store. apple. com/au-
Spend $79 on power parrots.
99 stars: 4/5 people talk to plants;
Senior gardeners will send updates to their smartphones.
The first plant sensor for the parrot is the battery.
Placed on the ground next to the house or outdoor plants.
It can then record the moisture and fertilization, temperature and sun intensity of the soil and send this information to Apple gadgets installed with the flower power application. Rather than wi-
The Fi may not be able to reach the garden, the device is connected to Bluetooth, making sure all alarms are required.
The app also comes with a 6000-
Powerful plant Library, make sure your plant is advised correctly, although it does not work for Android devices. parrot. com/au-
World finder iWorld, Australia, $249.
95 stars: Are there any fishermen to buy this Christmas?
There is a device and app.
Fishfinder is a sonar gadget designed to work with Apple or Google
Smartphones and tablets.
It is smaller than cricket, and when it is thrown into the water, it can be hung from the fishing line.
When wet, it sends sound waves to the floor of the water to detect fish of all sizes and send images to the connected device via Bluetooth.
The user has to pair the device every time it comes off, it can work in water up to 40 m deep. iworldonline. com. au-
Sony Smart Watch 2 for $354. 95Stars: 3.
5/5 after many promises, the smartwatch has reached 2013 Christmas in time, and Sony is arguably the most attractive of them.
The simple square watch features 1. 6-
Inch screen designed for outdoor and indoor use, water-
Fast-connected NFC chip, three-
Short battery life, convenient charging micro USB.
The available app allows users to read email summaries, text messages, and mute or reject calls on the go, but it lacks cameras, speakers, and microphones, and its app notifications may not be reliable. sony. com/au-
Samsung, $699 stars: 3.
5/5 This is a year of selfie, the camera of this mobile phone can better self
Than most people
This is because the Galaxy S4 Zoom is a model with 16-
It has pixel image sensors and 10x optical zoom on its back and Google\'s Android phone.
It takes a while to get used to holding the 208g device and the hump of its lens, but its photos have significantly improved on typical phone photos, and it saves time to carry both devices. A 1. 5GHz dual-
The core chip runs the two components at a reasonable speed, but its speed is 4. 3-
Inch screen is smaller than flagship s4. samsung. com/au-
Mini JamboxJawbone, $229: Collection.
5/5 those who remember 1980 s Ghetto Blaster should be impressed with this refreshing lightweight modern device.
The Jawbone squeezed two speakers, two nd 35mm drivers and a passive bass radiator into its attractive aluminum body weighing just 258 grams, about two phones.
Despite its pocket
Mini Jambox size friendly and amazing size
Vibrate its sealed shell-
Songs do twist a bit at full volume, however, play up to 10 hours per charge and user --
This is a portable party machine with very friendly Bluetooth. store. apple. com/au-Action Cam HDR-
AS30VSony, $379 stars: 3.
5/5 if you don\'t take a video of it, it doesn\'t happen.
This is the motivation behind the obsession with motion cameras.
New features for Sony\'s second edition
A generation action camera includes a smaller waterproof housing, wi-
The ability of Fi to connect and shoot 11. 9-
Photos of millions of pixels
It takes full HD video very slowmo mode.
It also has a large number of accessories, including watches-style Live-
Check the remote control so you can take photos and install them on your head, chest and even on your dog.
The downside we find itin wi-
The Fi connection is cumbersome. sony. com. au-
C410LifeTrak, LifeTrak District, $99.
95 stars: the 3/5 Activity Monitor continues to flourish, attracting everyone from sports enthusiasts to sports evaders who want to track casual sports.
This unit has some competitive advantages, including waterproof body, long
Long lasting battery, so it doesn\'t need to be charged, and it doesn\'t need to calculate the calories burned, the steps taken, and the quality of sleep.
It was made by a company founded nearly 20 years ago.
Unlike many competitors, it can measure your heart rate accurately.
It is equipped with a reversible, interchanging strap, which can be used as a watch despite its awkward interface.
It is only connected to Apple devices. iworldonline. com. au-
GPod Mini MagneticJoby, $14. 95Stars: 3.
The 5/5 joby\'s latest Gorillapod features an already versatile tripod and provides it with additional magnetic appeal.
It is designed with an interlocking ball nest with a strong magnet on its feet.
It was designed with point-and-
Camera, motion camera or smartphone (
Let\'s say you have something like a Joby GripTight bracket to mount a tripod thread)
It will stick to metal surfaces such as traffic signs or fences.
If you take a lot of photos with your smartphone, this is a handy and versatile accessory. maxwell. com. au-
Shutter remote control for iOSiStabilizer, $59.
99 stars: 4/5 This is a truly sophisticated Apple iPhone remote that is handy for mobile photographers.
It connects via Bluetooth, starts and stops movie or music playback on iOS devices, activates Siri or controls Keynote on Mac, but it\'s better to use it when taking pictures.
It can eliminate the camera jitter caused by pressing the screen shutter icon, and can also take selfies from a distance.
It works 10 m away, 5S with an iPhone, and pressing and holding the camera button will activate burst mode. www. istabilizer. com ---
Rich than BoomHasbro, $105.
99 stars: the return of \"rich\" last year was 4/5, which was supplemented by the emergence of \"rich\" prosperity this year.
This year\'s animals are brighter outside, with new colors, brighter inside, doubling their vocabulary.
Furby Boom with the free Furby Boom app (
Apple and Google)
, This app can be used to personalize and take care of your Furby and improve the number of Furby eggs.
By the way you treat Furby Boom, you shape its personality and if it gets too annoying, you can pull its tail for 10 seconds and let it sleep. hasbro. com. au-
Studio Beats, $429: Month/5The original Beats Studio has become a fashionista, and this new design promises to increase strength and flexibility.
Nevertheless, the weight of the headset is only 260g.
About 140 grams lighter than the original model.
The new cans also offer up to 20-
LED power indicator light for use time and convenience.
The studio retains a foldable design, and the soft ear cover matches the color of the smooth strap.
The headset comes with two detachable cables (
One of them has a remote/microphone)and carry case.
The new Studio Beats has all the styling, comfort and thriving bass you expect, but the improvements are very convenient. au. beatsbydre.