Gotta get that gadget! Cooler weather means the holidays are near! Start your search for the hottest tech to give as gifts or to even give yourself for the holidays.
Award-winning Digital Lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong partners with some great brands to bring you his gadget guide that will give you a head start on your holiday shopping list. Here’s a first look at HOT HOLIDAY TECH!
TVs are always hot for the holidays…Find out why some are calling this the best TV ever!
LG Flat OLED 4K TV (EF9500)
LG’s 65EF9500 Flat OLED 4K TV represents the ultimate in display technology, combining the perfect black and incredible color of OLED technology with the intense detail of Ultra HD. It’s the world’s first flat OLED 4K TV and first HDR-enabled OLED TV, offering HDR capability via streaming and external devices. Unique to LG is the webOS Smart TV platform, which is designed to make simple switching between broadcast TV, streaming services and external devices.
Pricing starts at $2,999.
Available for purchase at most major retailers, including Best Buy.
With all the high-tech in your home, why not have it start right at your front door?
Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt
The Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt is one of the strongest, most intelligent Bluetooth®-enabled locks on the market, with the highest industry rating for security and durability. Designed to work with Apple® HomeKit™ technology, it provides consumers with key-free convenience and lets consumers control their lock with their voice using Siri®. Through the dedicated Schlage Sense™ app, users can create and delete access codes, check on lock status and view activity without requiring residents to connect to an existing home automation system.
Priced at $229.00.
For more information, visit www.schlage.com.
A PC laptop that could help you get things done faster and easier because it’s so durable and lightweight you’ll want to carry it everywhere you go.
LG gram Laptop
The LG gram Laptop is perfect for the everyday user looking for a high-performance laptop that is extremely lightweight, yet durable, and boasts a modern, sleek design. In fact, the LG gram weighs only 2.16 pounds – that’s lighter than a MacBook Air! It is a Microsoft Signature Edition laptop, which means a clean, fast and protected experience – each PC is free of installed junkware, is performance-tuned and has a fully virus-protected system.
Pricing starts at $899.
Parents concerned about safety when young kids go online don’t have to worry when they give them this educational and fun-filled tablet.
LeapFrog Epic for kids ages 3 to 9 is the safest Android-based tablet experience available with exclusive access to LeapFrog’s educator-approved content along with hand-selected, kid-favorite Android apps – and no in-app purchases! The full-featured tablet comes with the most comprehensive parental controls available and features the LeapSearch kid-safe web experience, so parents don’t have to worry that their kid will stumble upon inappropriate content.
Priced at $139.99.
Available for purchase at Amazon, Best Buy, Kmart, Target, Toys R Us and Walmart.
For more information, visit www.leapfrog.com/en-us/store/p/_/A-prod31576.
Science in a box – now, you can get it! A little test with some big results…your ethnic origins and millions of possible links to your family tree.
AncestryDNA is a cutting edge DNA testing service that utilizes some of the latest autosomal testing technology to revolutionize the way you discover your family history. This service combines advanced DNA science with the world’s largest online family history resource to predict your genetic ethnicity and help you find new family connections. Mapping ethnicity back multiple generations and providing insight into what regions your ancestors are from. AncestryDNA can also help identify relationships with unknown relatives through a dynamic list of DNA matches.
Priced at $99.
Available for purchase at dna.ancestry.com.
For more information, visit dna.ancestry.com.