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20th Dec 2016

Can Somebody Please Buy Me These 27 Badass Christmas Presents?


It’s that time of the year where you can start dreaming about the presents that you want to see in front of you come December 25 – the special gadgets that you couldn’t justify during the rest of the year, but can pray to receive.

We thought we’d get a list together that will help you buy a present for that special someone in your life – or something you can send out to your own friends and family as a none-too-subtle hint.

Here goes…

1. Master & Dynamic

After a couple of years of everybody wearing Beats, the headphone market is getting more interesting with some awesome designs like these beauties.

They’ll set you back $399 though so you better have been good this year!


2. The Beast Off Road Scooter

The prices start at $1999, which is pretty steep, but this scooter is seriously rugged and you’ll be able to take it pretty much anywhere.


3. Drop Kit – Hardgraft

A wash bag that carries some serious style and will have you as the envy of… well, pretty much everyone. Enough room for all the products you need to make yourself beautiful too.


4. Star Trek Pizza Cutter

The perfect stocking filler at €24.99 – and one that will make up for all the time you called them a nerd because of their passion for all things interstellar.


5. Leatherman Juice XE6

Will cost around €100, but the good news is if you buy them this they’ll have to do all the odd jobs going. A serious piece of kit.


6. Surface Book – Microsoft

You’d be used to seeing Apple products in these sorts of lists but this year Microsoft is getting cool again – and for €1,499 you won’t get a better computer.


7. Haig Club Scotch Whisky 70cl

A new Scottish whiskey that has the backing of David Beckham and is an all-round superb brand. Small bottle, but affordable, and will make them feel super special.


8. 3FE – Coffee Subscription

For the coffee lovers out there get them a monthly delivery so as they can start making their own. No better coffee shop to be getting it from either.


9. GoPro HERO4 Black

Quite simply the best and most compact camera on the market. Could be used on the end of a selfie stick or hurtling down the side of a mountain depending on how active they are.

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10. Sonos Play 1

The latest version of their wonderful line up of speaker products that sync up with most of the music streaming services and provide perfect audio in the house or office.


11. Cardboard iPad TV Stand

A wonderful way of mixing new technology with something from the past. One of the cheaper items on the list, and another perfect stocking filler.


12. ‘Stallworth’ Cap Toe Boot

A stunning boot and although the price tag might seem a bit crazy – at about the €400 mark – you’re getting a serious piece of footwear that should last for years and years.


13. Kielhs Starter Pack

One for the guys who like taking special care of themselves – or, if you’re in the business of dropping hints, somebody who needs to look after themselves a little better. Pricey, because this is the best you can get.


14.Fitbit Surge Fitness Tracker

Everything we do seems to be connected to the internet these days but this is by far the best fitness tracker – so basically, you’re giving the gift of health. And you can’t ask for more than that, now, can you?


15. WORX Landroid Robotic Lawn Mower

For the most part mowing the grass seems to be a job that guys are only too happy to do. Give them even more time to themselves with this brilliant gadget.

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16. DJI Phantom 3 Quadcopter 4K UHD Video Camera Drone

Not one of the cheapest drones you’ll lay your hands on, but with the 4K camera you’ll get stunning footage. All you have to do is find someone to buy it for you!


17. Leaf cannabis growing system

Okay, so we’ll preface with this by saying you need to live in a country where it’s legal to grow weed. But if you do, instead of making it up as you go along in the attic you get a professional system designed for this very purpose.


18. Casio Classic Watch

Forget all this nonsense about smart watches and fitness trackers. For a cool €20 you get this classic that tells the time and has a stop watch. A proper watch!


19. Smartphone projector

The Smartphone Projector will allow you to transform your bedroom into a cinema. As well as magnifying the visuals, the silicone grip will hold your phone securely in place – and the best thing is it only costs €22.


20. Drive three supercars

We are going to take a wild guess and presume you can’t afford to by that special someone in your life a supercar.

You can, however, book them a couple of hours in three different top-end cars for less than €100. They’ll thank you big time!


21. Proper beer fridge

So these are meant to be for pubs and restaurants, but if you feel your special someone deserves a big treat then for €350 you could get one of these – and legend status would be assured.

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22. Everyday Superfood – Jamie Oliver

Give a a nudge in the right direction with this wonderful book – full of healthy and quick recipes that even the biggest kitchen disaster can make!


23. Bjorn Borg Underwear

One of the best tennis players the world has ever seen and also a quality maker of boxer shorts. What a life.

About €30 a pair but you’ll look ripped just by putting them on!


24. The New Apple TV

Comes in at €80 and all the reviews have been raving about it saying it is one of the best TV experiences ever. Universal search could be the start of something huge.


25. Canon EOS Rebel SLR Digital Camera

For those who want to take things to the next level. This is a superb entry level camera and perfect to get snapping with.

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26. VIZIO M-Series 43

Just when you think TVs can’t get much better, along comes this smart beauty in full 4K – and costing only about €500. Perfect for sports and all those Christmas movies.


27. Muji Hut

The famous Japanese inspired shop are branching out into building these little houses. Stripped back simple design and everything you need but on a smaller scale to normal.