14 Tech Gift Recommendations from GreenPages' Architects
With the holiday season upon us, I reached out to some of our experts here at GreenPages to pull together 14 tech gift recommendations. Check out answers from David Barter, Chris Ward, Randy Weis, Dan Allen, and David Jones!
David Barter, Practice Manager, Microsoft Technologies
- Microsoft Band 2 – The Microsoft Band 2 can be used for tracking for running, biking, golf and more. It has 11 sensors, including GPS, UV monitor, and barometer. It also gives you access to email, text, calendar, and call alerts on the go!
- Surface Book – Microsoft describes the Surface Book as the ultimate laptop because it’s ultra-thin, meticulously crafted, and has incredible screen resolution.
- Arlo Smart Home Security System
Chris Ward, CTO
- Apple Watch – “The watch reimagined”… stainless steel or space black stainless steel cases. Sapphire crystal. Comes in a range of stylish brands
- Some sort of drone!!!
Randy Weis, Principal Architect
- Nest Home System – Thermostat, Smoke/CO, Camera
- Sonos Home Theater System – Get full-theater HiFi sound for TV, movies and music
- GE WiFi Enabled Oven – WiFi connected wall ovens and ranges allow you to control your oven wherever you are
Dan Allen, Architect
Editor’s Note: Dan admitted that this is, in fact, everything that is on his holiday wish list. Hint hint.
- Raspberry Pi – infinite possibilities
- Avona Culinary Bluetooth Precision Cooker – perfect steak, fish & eggs!
- WeMo Insight Switch – automated, timed, iOS connected outlet. Used for lamps, toys or the electric smoker set up to alert the iGrill when the smoke is too hot
- Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner – learns from your patterns when you want it cool and when you don’t. Turns on and off according to your location and GPS settings
- BB-8 – Must have toy for Star Wars fans. End of story.
David Jones, Senior Consultant
- Amazon Echo – The Amazon Echo plays all your music, fills the room with immersive, 360 degree omni-directional audio, and allows hands-free convenience with voice-control. It also answers questions, reads audiobooks, reports traffic and weather, provides sports updates, controls lights and switches and more!
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