Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Tips on Gifts for the Tech Obsessed

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Tips on Gifts for the Tech Obsessed

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Byline: Maddelin McCosker Maddelin.McCosker@ capnews.com.au

WITH Christmas just over a month away, the last-minute rush for presents is revving up in shopping centres all over the country.

But here at The Morning Bulletin, we want to take care of our readers, and for those of you who may be in a jam and haven't got any ideas on what to buy for a particular person, we have got you covered.

We talked to Brandon Harvey, sales co-ordinator at JB Hi-Fi to uncover the top five gift ideas coming into Christmas.

Fujifilm Instax Mini Polaroid Camera

These cameras are a hot item all year round, but are a great idea for a Christmas gift, saying "they're very retro, and have been very popular. They are great to get that instant photo". The mini Polaroid, which starts at $99, comes in a variety of different colours and after running out of photo sheets because you took so many photos of your #delicious Christmas lunch, you can purchase refill sheets for $15 per 10 sheets.

Fitbit Charge2

For all the fitness fanatics out there, the Fitbit Charge2 is the perfect gift to help you keep on top of your New Year resolutions for 2017, with the watch monitoring your heart rate, steps and calories burned. "This item is the most popular one at the moment, especially coming up to Christmas..." he said. The Fitbit Charge2 is pretty good for your bank account, and will only set you back $248.

Nutri Ninja blenders

Fitness is a very "on trend" at the moment, so if that's what you're into than there is something in the Nutri Ninja range for you. "Keeping up with the fitness theme, the Nutri Ninja range are very popular at the moment and prices range anywhere from $44 for your basic model, all the way up to $299 for you top level models," Brandon said.

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