The holiday shopping season is underway and we are looking for the perfect gifts for everyone on our list. Tech is big this year…but it can be tough to figure out what to buy!
Digital Lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong has partnered with these companies to share his must-have gifts and ideas to help us out!
Here’s a cool tool to help us save time while holiday shopping!
Capital One Masterpass
Masterpass by Mastercard is an easy-to-use digital wallet that enables consumers to look no further than their own bank financial institution for a simplified shopping experience when making purchases online, in-app or in-store at hundreds of thousands of locations. Capital One Masterpass seamlessly integrates with your Capital One account information, storing all relevant payment information to allow for a simplified shopping experience with the added benefit of real-time access to purchase details and account balances. The streamlined process saves time and hassle at checkout – no long checkout forms, forgotten passwords or fumbling for a wallet – and allows consumers to shop knowing their information is protected by the trusted Mastercard brand. Available free to download in Android app stores and at Masterpass.com.
- Use anywhere Masterpass is accepted.
- For more information and exclusive promos, visit www.masterpass.com/us and www.capitalone.com/applications/mobile/wallet.
Kids will go bananas for this fun, entertaining toy!
Zoomer™ Chimp is full of life—he’s every kid’s PRIME-mate.This unpredictable chimp has a life of his own. With life-like movements and realistic chimp sounds, Kids can now go bananas with their very own interactive chimp – Zoomer™ Chimp. Zoomer Chimp moves like a REAL chimp. He rolls, flips, move on all fours, and stands all on his own. Kids can even get him to follow them. Zoomer Chimp loves to perform tricks – using his 10 easy to remember voice commands, kids can train him to ‘Stand’, ‘Sit’, ‘Go Banana’s’, ‘Chimp Talk” and more.His progressive play will leave kids guessing what this wild chimp will do next.
- Priced at $119.99 USD.
- Available for purchase at major retailers.
- For more information, visit www.zoomerworld.com/toys/chimps.
Looking to update your car without breaking the bank? Check this out!
Pioneer AVH-4200NEX Multimedia DVD Receiver
The Pioneer AVH-4200NEX is one of five NEX in-dash receivers designed to complement today’s smartphone-driven lifestyle featuring Apple CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone® in the car, and Android Auto, which extends the Android™ platform in a way that is purpose-built for driving. The 7” multimedia DVD receiver includes a clear resistive WVGA touchscreen, Bluetooth® for hands free calling and music streaming and is packed with entertainment options including Pandora®, SiriusXM-Ready™, HD Radio® and Spotify®. The unit also features a number of convenience features like back-up camera, rear parking assist and vehicle diagnostic information.
- Priced at $700.00.
- Available for purchase at www.pioneerelectronics.com and authorized Pioneer retailers.
- For more information, visit www.PioneerElectronics.com/PUSA/Car/NEX/AVH-4200NEX.
This feature-packed smartphone would make a great gift idea!
Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10
With innovative Windows 10 features like Continuum, powerhouse flagship smartphone specs and an in-box VR experience, IDOL 4S is the perfect amount of unreal productivity. The IDOL 4S with Windows 10 features a premium dual glass and metal framed design, paired with flagship smartphone performance – including support for innovative Windows 10 experiences like Continuum – making this the accessibly priced flagship that Windows 10 fans and enterprise smartphone users have been waiting for.
It also comes loaded with a ton of other great features, including a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 21MP main camera, fingerprint sensor for added security and 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge to keep you going through the day.
- Priced at $469.99.
- Available for purchase at T-Mobile stores nationwide as well as www.T-Mobile.com.
- For more information, visit www.alcatelonetouch.us.
“Neat Seekers” will love this smart robotic vacuum!
iRobot Roomba 980
The Roomba 980 is iRobot’s most capable robotic vacuum to date. When paired with the companion iRobot HOME App, users can start their Roomba from anywhere, schedule cleaning jobs on the go and customize cleaning preferences directly from a smartphone. The Roomba 980 can clean an entire level of a home up to 2000 Sq. Ft. through iRobot’s proprietary iAdapt® 2.0 Navigation with Visual Localization. The robot will build a map of its environment as it cleans, keeping track of its location and automatically recharging as needed until the job is done. The Roomba 980 also carries a new AeroForce™ Cleaning System with Carpet Boost, which detects different floor surfaces and provides 10x the air power on rugs and carpeted floors.
The holidays are a time of joy. They’re also a time of merry mess and stress. So iRobot is saluting those who never fail to rise to the occasion, no matter what the holidays throw at them, by giving away one Roomba 980 per week through December 10. Using the hashtag #ConquerTheHolidays on Twitter, Instgram or Facebook, let iRobot know your secret of how you’ll keep your home clean this year for a chance to win a Roomba 980.
**Remember to include #ConquerTheHolidays and #Sweepstakes with your response.
**See official rules here: iRobotHoliday2016.dja.com
- Priced at $899.00.
- For more information and to purchase, visit www.iRobot.com.
Twitter: #iRobot #Roomba #ConquerTheHolidays