It’s so wonderfully slim. It has such a great screen. It delivers such excellent performance. It provides such an effective fingerprint unlock. It includes such a generous allocation of storage (64GB, expandable via microSD to 2TB). Ah, wonderful.
And best yet, you can magnetically snap on a battery expansion, or a nifty loudspeaker, or a screen projector or even a 10x optical zoom Hasselblad camera.
And do you know what’s especially cool? When his or her birthday rolls around, you can buy one of those “Moto Mods” for that too!
Budget – Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear earphones – $169.95 (and down for other Sennheiser earbuds)
Look, we know that these particular ones aren’t cheap. We recommend them because we love their sound. But you can buy earbuds from $5 and up. So pick your own price level. And remember, the Momentum model is the peak of Sennheiser-brand earbuds. There are plenty of others which still carry the high reputation bestowed by the Sennheiser brand, but at a much lower price.
But do make sure that they are earbuds – whether from Sennheiser or someone else – with soft silicon tips. They make great replacements for the earbuds supplied with Apple products, with their hard, uncomfortable, earpieces.
Spare No Expense – HP Spectre 13 notebook computer – $2399
Strange things are happening in the high tech world. People write articles about revised Apple products in which the tone is “meh”. And people are instead getting excited about … the dreaded Windows. Or, at least, some of the products running it.
You will find nothing more gorgeous than the HP Spectre 13 notebook computer – even from Apple. Even though it runs on Windows.
Budget – Virtual Reality with Kaiser Baas – $49
Virtual Reality is a very strange thing. It is the big thing of the future. It was the stuff of science fiction only a decade or two ago. It requires enormous amounts of computing power.
Yet you can get into it for just $49 with the VR-X headset from Kaiser Baas.