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24 of the best tech gifts for women

From smart sunglasses to wearable breast pumps, reusable notebooks, at-home saunas and the next generation of homeware – here are the tech buys set to change your life.

Written by Becky Hardy
Published 08.03.2023

ghd Duet Hot Air Styler in White, £379.00

Never have we wanted a hair product more. ghd’s first ever 2-in-1 hot air styler allows you to simultaneously dry and straighten hair without causing damage.

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DJI Mini SE Quadcopter with Remote Control, from £269

The DJI Mini SE is as fly as you are. Fitting into the palm of your hand and weighing about the same as your smartphone, this drone is perfect for beginners – with an easy-to-use Fly app helping you get cinematic shots in a few simple taps.

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Amazing Jane RISE Leggings Cleo, £39.95

These high-waisted, high-compression leggings come with a secret ‘TrackHer’ pocket specifically designed to hold a GPS tracker, to keep you safe while running.

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ember Mug², £149.95

Mums, we’re looking specifically at you here. We know how real the struggle is to actually drink a hot cuppa with littles ones  – but not with the world’s first temperature-control mug, which promises to keep your brew hot for as long as it takes to drink it.

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Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook, £28.25

Ideal for those of us who love to take notes, but need those notes converted digitally. Simply write, scan, wipe down and reuse.

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Ray-Ban Stories: Wayfarer, £299.00

This first generation of smart sunglasses have a built-in Dual 5MP camera that allows you to take photos and videos hands-free, so you can stay in the moment while capturing precious memories.

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Apple AirPods Max Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, £549.00

These are admittedly expensive but, for music lovers, are well worth it. Expect high-fidelity audio with active noise cancellation and personalised spatial audio for cinema-like surround sound in a stylish, cushioned design.

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Tommee Tippee Double Electric Wearable Breast Pump, £349.00

Cable-free, hands-free, leak-proof and wearable in your bra, these electric breast pumps from Tommee Tippee give you the freedom to live life with both hands while expressing.

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Hidrate Spark 3.0 Smart Water Bottle, £34.99

We’re as bad for it as you are – no matter how hard we try, we can never seem to drink enough water. Until now. This smart water bottle will literally glow until you’re properly hydrated.

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Furbo 360 Dog Camera, £159.00

Perfect for pawrents, Furbo’s latest creation is a rotating 360°, wide-angle pet camera and treat feeder combined, which will alert you if your fur babies start acting anxious.

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HigherDose V4 Infrared Sauna Blanket, £599.00

Another self-care saviour we can’t get enough of. Effectively offering an at-home sauna, this blanket detoxifies and rejuvenates the body by encouraging blood flow.

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Dr Dennis Gross DRX SpectraLite Faceware Pro, £465.00

Nurture acne-prone skin while combatting lines and blemishes with the SpectraLite Faceware Pro – a medical-grade facial mask that harnesses bursts of red and blue LED light therapy.

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Hydrow Rower, £1,995.00

No chains, no fans, no water tank – Hydrow’s electromagnetic drag mechanism and industrial-grade webbed strap make each stroke smooth and silent for the best indoor rowing experience going.

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NEZZOE Touch Screen Vanity Mirror, £19.19

With 33 bright LED lights built in and smart touch dimmable technology, this touch screen mirror is your next beauty buy with bite.

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Samsung The Frame Art Mode QLED 4K HDR Smart TV, from £899

Sitting flat against the wall like a normal picture frame, this smart TV has a built-in art mode – so, when you’re not busy streaming your favourite box sets, you can be gazing at the Mona Lisa.

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ASAKUKI Ultrasonic Humidifier 300ml Essential Oil Diffuser, £37.99

Finally, a diffuser that you can completely control from your phone – so even after you’ve been out and about, your home can still smell sweet from the moment you walk back in.

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MEATER Plus Wireless Meat Thermometer with Bluetooth Repeater, £119.00

Chefs promising and pro alike, listen up. This wireless thermometer can be used to set up multiple timer alerts for everything you’re cooking in one go, so nothing need get burnt ever again.

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Adobe Premiere Keyboard Covers for MacBook and iMac, £27.99

If you’re a creative whose always playing about with the latest software to create the coolest content, then this cheat-sheet keyboard cover showing all the shortcuts for Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator and co is a must-have.

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Belkin 2-in-1 Wireless Charger Stand, £89.99

This smart stand can charge your iPhone and your Airpods at the same time. Plus, now it can be pride of place on your desk or table, you won’t need to run around the house looking for charging cables anymore.

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UBOTIE Portable Bluetooth Computer Keyboard, £35.99

If, like us, a lot of your work relies on a tablet or phone, you’ll notice you love the flexibility – but get frustrated whenever you need to type out long paragraphs. Cut through the faff with this Bluetooth keyboard, which can be used with two devices simultaneously.

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Newild Cell Phone UV Sanitiser, £32.99

Scarily, it wasn’t until the pandemic that we started paying attention to just how many germs live on our phones day-to-day. This handy, one-size-fits-all device uses UV light to zap them to high heaven.

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KODAK RDPF 10.1” Digital Photo Frame in Black, £86.99

Cut printing costs and change your photo selections however many times you want with this sleek digital photo frame.

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Neato Robotics D10 Intelligent Robot Vacuum, £564.93

We’re all about carving out more ‘me time’ wherever you can get it. With a powerful suction that promises to capture 99.97% of allergens and fine dust particles and the ability to clean up to 2,700 sq/ft on a single charge, Neato’s new vacuum lets you put your feet up.

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ALBINA SAD Light Therapy Lamp, £79.99

This phototherapy lamp replicates some of the beneficial effects of natural sunlight – to help you sleep better, feel more positive, balance your appetite, become more productive and combat seasonal depression.

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