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High-Tech Holiday Fun with Gadget Gram

Need gifts for the Gadget guru on your holiday list? We have ’em! Here’s more with Gadget Gram’s David Novak.

Apple 10.2-inch iPad Wi-Fi 32GB (8th Gen)
Tablets are powerful tools that work as hybrids of a Smartphone and laptop. The Apple 10.2-inch iPad Wi-Fi 32GB (8th Gen) is the company’s 2020 release of its famous iPad series. This iPad features a built-in 8MP Back Camera and a 1.2MP Selfie Camera that works with FaceTime HD, allowing you to securely unlock the iPad, as well as to authenticate purchases, sign in to Apps, and more, all with just a glance. Its A12 Bionic chip allows you to edit 4K video on-the-go, play graphics-intensive games and experience AR Apps, while its long-lasting battery life offers you up to 10 hours of talk time. Lastly, this 8th-Gen iPad is compatible with both Apple’s Smart Keyboard as well as Apple Pencil, so you can turn iPad into your own personal notepad or canvas.
Staples offers curbside pickup in stores, same-day delivery via Instacart, as well as free next day delivery to ensure a safe and convenient shopping experience. For customers who can’t travel home this holiday season, Staples is offering 25% off expedited UPS shipping services in-store (11/1/20-1/2/20) so all your gifts arrive to loved ones on time. video: – NO VIDEO

Bose Quiet Comfort 35 II Bluetooth Headphones
Wireless Bluetooth Headphones have become a sort of standard for any music enthusiast carrying a Smartphone. The Bose Quiet Comfort 35 BT Headphones you get three levels of state-of-the-art noise cancellation for a better listening experience in any environment. Additionally, the headphones also come equipped with a noise-rejecting dual-microphone system to give you a clear sound and voice pick-up. This combination gives you a balanced audio performance at any volume. Lastly, you have both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa built-in, so you have instant access to music, information and more in a completely hands free manner via easy-to-use voice commands. Staples offers curbside pickup in stores, same-day delivery via Instacart, as well as free next day delivery to ensure a safe and convenient shopping experience. For customers who can’t travel home this holiday season, Staples is offering 25% off expedited UPS shipping services in-store (11/1/20-1/2/20) so all your gifts arrive to loved ones on time. video: – NO VIDEO

Dell XPS 13 Touch Laptop
Newly released 21st century laptops are now more powerful than ever, providing users with both a state-of-the-art powerful work tool as well as their own entertainment center. The Dell XPS 13 Touch Laptop is a high-end laptop that can perform any task. Coming equipped with a 13.3-inch Full HD InfinityEdge Touch Display (1080p resolution), an Intel 10th Gen 4.9 GHz Quad-Core 7-10510U Processor and an Intel UHD Graphics with shared graphics memory. The laptop also features 16GB of RAM accompanied by a 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD for storage. It also comes equipped with a Full HD 720p micro-camera at the top that works with Windows Hello and even supports Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. The laptop’s incredibly long battery life can provide up to 12 hours and 39 minutes of use. Everything runs smoothly on Windows 10 Home or Pro (user-choice). video:

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G Smartphone
This one is for those passionate about foldable phones. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G Smartphone is a revolutionary folding Smartphone. At the top left of the phone there’s a 1.1″ Cover Notification Display for when it’s closed, while its foldable Infinity-O Flexible Glass Display opens up to an immersive 6.7″ FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED screen. The phone’s seamless Hideaway Hinge lets you capture hands-free photos and videos in Flex Mode with its Dual Ultra-Wide 12MP Rear Camera set-up, while the phone’s 10MP Front Camera is perfect for selfies and group photos. This foldable Smartphone also supports Fingerprint ID and features 8GB of Ram, 256GB of storage space, as well as both 5.1 Bluetooth connectivity and 5G capabilities, so the phone is perfectly ready for 2021. Lastly, its slim but mighty 3,300mAh battery supports Wireless Charging & PowerShare and can offer you 24 hours of talk time and 10.5 days of standby time. Everything runs on Android 10. video:

Motorola Razr 5G Smartphone
This is another 2020 flip-phone Smartphone release. For those searching for a brand-new and high-end flip-phone, the Motorola Razr 2 5G Smartphone features the company’s iconic and old-school pocketable flip-phone design. The phone features a compact Interactive Quick View Display Screen at the front when closed and a 6.2″ foldable pOLED high-resolution screen as its main display. Coming equipped with a 48MP Main Camera and 20MP Front Camera, the Razr 5G also matches the standards of nowadays phone cameras, working great for both selfies and high-res full-scene pictures. Additionally, this is an Android phone that features 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage space, and also supports Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity as well as 4G LTE and 5G wireless connectivity. Lastly, its internal 2800 mAh rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery can offer you up to 21 hours of talk time and around 11.12 days of standby time. video:

TCL 10 Pro Smartphone
If you’re one of those people that just loves to take pictures with your Smartphone, then the TCL 10 Pro Smartphone is the way to go. The TCL 10 Pro features a very elegant design and comes equipped with a 6.47-inch Full HD NXTVISION curved AMOLED display screen that offers you a brilliant color, clarity and contrast, and also integrates an in-screen fingerprint sensor that can be used to conveniently unlock the Smartphone. Its NXTVISION 64MP quadruple-camera set-up is what makes this phone one of the best in the market for all of your photography needs, featuring HDR enhancements for your photos and working together with a smart AI algorithm that automatically adjusts the exposure and color of all your pictures. The phone also integrates a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor, 6GB of RAM and 128GB memory, as well as UFS 2.1 storage. This specific phone also comes equipped with a USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack (which nowadays, many Smartphones do not have). The smartphone runs everything on TCL’s customized version of Android, which is actually rather light. video:

LuDela Gen2 Candle (Starter Set)
Light is an essential element in our lives, as light makes everything better. When it comes to candles however, sometimes we see our home selection of standard wax candles burning way too fast. The LuDela Gen2 Candle is a revolutionary gadget for your home. This world’s first remote controlled real-flame smart candle lets homeowners easily create an instant real flame ambiance. The LuDela Gen2’s liquid wax candle cartridges are simple to use, as you simply twist out the old and twist in the new one. Each cartridge provides 50 hours of burn time for the smart candle’s always-ultra-bright flame. Additionally, LuDela’s safety features deliver some peace of mind, and these include Tilt-Extinguish (for tilts and falls), Safety Extinguish (no need to use your fingers), and Timer Extinguish (timed burns for whenever you’re not paying attention), as well as a Child-Lock for the unit’s remote control so that your kids are always safe. New features from the company’s Gen 1 model include: a complete redesign. Easier to replace fuel refills, larger flame, high capacity rechargeable battery that lasts three months on a single charge, new safety features, and an included finger sensor. video:

Koble Zain Smart Side Table
If you’re a homeowner that’s enthusiastic about Smart Home devices and you’re looking for your next piece, then the Koble Zain Smart Side Table would be a great pick up. This simple and minimalist, yet ultra-modern and high-tech side table is fully upholstered and features a gorgeous design, including a sleek walnut veneered top and ultra-sturdy wood legs. This smart table comes integrated with Fast Wireless Charging technology, making it perfect for any of your devices that support Qi-Wireless Charging. The Zain Smart Table also features simple and easy-to-use touch sensitive controls for its built-in powerful Bluetooth speakers and 40W subwoofer, which offer an outstanding sound output. Additionally, you can also use its Aux input to connect any of your own audio devices. Lastly, you can also connect any USB-enabled device to its USB charging ports. video: