Looking for a selection of quirky gifts that will help you bag a partner, set the mood or capture magical moments this Valentine’s Day? Check out the below tech products to inspire your gift this year.
Lifeprint 3×4 Hyperphoto Printer
£159.99 / Available from Apple UK and Amazon.co.uk
With over 1 billion #love posts shared on Instagram, couples love nothing more than sharing a romantic selfie. Spread the love this Valentine’s Day with Lifeprint’s portable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled printer that prints Augmented Reality Hyperphotos™ within seconds. Compatible with iOS and Android phones, the 3×4 Lifeprint allows lovebirds to print Instagram and Facebook videos, Snapchats, GoPro clips, photos and even animated GIFs straight from their mobiles, making it easy to keep in touch with loved ones and savour special moments. With Wi-Fi capability keeping the device connected at all times, it’s never been easier to share snaps from anywhere in the world. To watch the magic unfold, click here.
FLAVR Real Flower Collection iPhone cases
£19.99 / Available from shopflavr.com
This Valentine’s Day, why not choose a bouquet that your loved one can keep close all year round? Designed to protect the iPhone 6, 6S, 7 and 8, FLAVR’s stylish, unique and transparent cases are decorated with real flowers including the Blue Violet which symbolizes love and affection. Signifying an ever-blooming love, the Real Flower collection cases are available in four beautiful designs (Amelia, Grace, Daisy and Ella) and make the perfect accompaniment to a box of chocs.
£149 / Available from www.pawbo.com
Last year it was expected that Brits would spend around £27 million on gifts for their pets on Valentine’s Day*, as they share the love with their furry best friends. This year, why not treat your pet, and yourself, with a Pawbo+ interactive pet camera. The Pawbo+ allows pet owners to interact with their pet whilst they are away from home. Controlled via the free Pawbo Life App, pet parents can not only hear and see their ‘fur babies’ but they can also play games, talk to them or even dispense a tasty treat meaning they always feel loved even when you aren’t in the room.
£159 / Available from getawair.co.uk
With research identifying that air pollutants destroy pheromones**, there’s never been a better time for Casanovas’ across the country to get air aware. The beautifully designed Awair tracker works by monitoring toxins and chemicals in the air while providing personalised recommendations to help couples stay safe and healthy whilst enjoying a romantic night in. Ideal for use in all rooms within the home, Awair’s intelligent sensors help individuals to manage allergies and boost wellness, productivity and sleep…which is great news for those that might need to catch up on their shut eye after the 14th.
Libratone Zipp & Zipp Mini Copenhagen editions
Staying in this Valentine’s Day? What better way to get in the mood than with your favourite list of love songs? Woo your partner with the exclusive ZIPP and ZIPP MINI Copenhagen Edition speakers, designed for stylish lovers. Featuring an aluminium base, leather handle and soft Italian wool cover, the luxurious speakers are available in 12 colour options, including the stunning Raspberry Red which is perfect for a romantic setting. Use the dedicated Soundspaces app to connect up to 6 speakers at a time for multi-room or surround sound, and control them as a group or individually to customise your sound. Each 360-degree speaker can also be used individually through the touchscreen user interface on the top, and connected to almost any audio source.
AfterShokz Trekz Air
£149.99 / Available from aftershokz.co.uk
Singletons take note, you’re 15 percent more likely to find love at the gym***. So this Valentine’s Day pull on your most flattering pair of LYCRA’s and grab AfterShokz’s bone conduction headphones to ensure that you stay sociable and stylish whilst working out. Boasting an OpenFitTM design that leaves the ears totally unobstructed, the Trekz Air headphones offer uncompromised situational awareness which is great for chatting to hotties and listening to music at the same time. Twenty percent lighter than previous models, this fitness headset has a full titanium wraparound that provides infinite flexibility, a secure fit and the ultimate level of comfort.
JBL Pulse 3
£199.99 / Available from uk.jbl.com
Set the mood and personalise your soundtrack and lighting for the perfect Valentine’s night in with the JBL Pulse 3. Whether you choose a romantic sunset, a roaring fire or passionate red hues, the combination of a customisable light show and outstanding 360° sound is sure to set pulses racing.
The portable, waterproof speaker is equipped with three drivers and dual passive radiators and flawlessly streams songs from smartphones or tablets, and with a 12-hour battery life, it will keep the tunes and lights going well into the night. It also provides the ability to access Siri and Google Now, via JBL’s Voice Assistant Integration feature to control music with voice command.
FLAVR ‘LIPS’ smartphone case
£19.99 / Available from shopflavr.com
Let this case do the talking as a statement gift for Valentine’s Day. A great prezzie for fashionistas that are keen to add a quirky accessory onto their beloved iPhone 7 or iPhone 8, this protective case has been lovingly crafted and then kissed all over.
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