10 trending tech items that make for unique gifts in UAE, for 2022

1. Best Pet Treat Dispenser: Eufy Pet Dog Camera Treat Dispenser

Strong Points

  • 1080p HD footage of pets
  • Two-way voice communication
  • Ability to remotely throw dry treats
  • Receive barking and barking alerts on your phone


  • Can’t control how many treats you throw

What if you could remotely monitor and reward your pet? This intelligent pet camera from Eufy does just that and a few more. With a 270-degree rotating lens and night vision, it sends HD footage directly to your smartphone. Smart pet detection makes sure your dog or cat is always in frame. Fill your device with your favorite treat, 16mm or smaller, and toss in a few kibbles to keep you active. Thanks to two-way audio, the device can deliver your voice and even hear you chirping and barking. All data is stored locally within the built-in 16 GB memory.

2. Best Showerhead Speaker: KOHLER Moxie Bluetooth Showerhead

Strong Points

  • detachable waterproof speaker
  • Listen to music or podcasts from your phone while you shower
  • long battery life
  • Sound by Harman Kardon


  • Water pressure may not be ideal

We bring you a device that combines a shower head with a Bluetooth speaker so you don’t have to listen to muffled music in the shower anymore. The plush Kohler Moxie connects to your smartphone or tablet and works like a regular showerhead, so you can play songs and podcasts wirelessly. At its heart is a speaker that reproduces the sound crafted by Harman Kardon. The speaker magnetically docks to your shower head, so you can use it at home or on the go. Reviewers say they only need to charge every other week and prefer the control buttons on the speaker.

3. Best Bluetooth Audio Adapter: Twelve South Airfly Pro

Strong Points

  • Can be used with games and gym equipment on board
  • You can use your own headphones or earbuds
  • 16+ hour battery life
  • Good compatibility with AirPods


  • does not support microphone

No bluetooth? no problem. Twelve South’s Airfly Pro creates a wireless bridge between your cordless earbuds or headset and devices that don’t support Bluetooth pairing. In-flight entertainment, gaming consoles, and gym equipment usually have audio jacks to plug the Airfly Pro into. Instead, simply pair your wireless device with Airfly. Up to 16 hours of use on a single charge. Reviewers love being able to use their own headphones with this Bluetooth device of his on the go, attesting to the audio quality when paired with the AirPods Pro. It could be a thoughtful gift for a loved one traveling this holiday season.

4. Best Self-Cleaning Bottle: LARQ Bottle, 17oz, Granite White

Strong Points

  • Press the cap to disinfect water and bottles
  • Deodorize with UV light
  • Keeps drinks hot or cold for hours
  • rechargeable


  • Reviews say it has some weight
  • high

If you’re tired of scrubbing and refilling your water bottle every day, switch to one that cleans automatically. LARQ self-cleaning bottles are an expensive investment, but well worth the peace of mind they provide. Using an innovative non-toxic UV LED light, the bottle disinfects the water and interior surface by neutralizing bacteria and viruses. This means it also eliminates odors. The cleaning mechanism triggers fresh water every 2 hours throughout the day. At this price you get a double insulated tumbler that keeps your drinks crisp cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours.

Bonus: Apply coupon to get Dh29.26 off.

5. Best Electric Lighter: Arectech Lighter

Use an electric lighter to safely light scented candles. Arectech lighters are rechargeable, so you can take them to camps or BBQ parties and light them without sparks or smoke. It works just as well in the wind. The included USB-C cable powers the lighter with any device. Reviewers love the kid-friendly design, as the trigger button is hidden under the safety switch.

6. Best Smart Notebook: Rocketbook Fusion Smart Reusable Notebook, Letter Size (8.5″ x 11″)

Rocketbook Fusion is a smart notebook that you can pull out to brainstorm in class, in a meeting, or on the go. The notes are written using Pilot FriXion pens and are therefore completely reusable. This letter-sized notebook has 42 pages in 7 different page styles, including Calendar, Idea List, Weekly Planner, and Lined Pages. What makes this book smart is the option to use the app to scan your work and instantly save it to Google Drive, iCloud, OneNote, or other cloud storage. Reviews say this eco-friendly book helps reduce station clutter, sketch flowcharts, and take meeting notes. Ideal for storing doodles you don’t need immediately, but may need in the future.

7. Best Smart Mug: Nextboom’s Nextmug

Strong Points

  • Reheat chilled drinks in minutes
  • Choose from warm, hot, or hot, up to 150°C
  • Charges into a saucer and works independently from it


Heat up your cuppa and enjoy hot coffee to the last sip. Nextmug offers tea and coffee lovers the absolute pleasure of perfect temperature. No more hassles with app downloads or prerequisites. Charge the saucer and it will work right out of the box. Five-star reviews can’t stop raving about this technology, with buyers saying they always know their drinks are hot when they come back. Save the step-mom, save the reheat trip to the microwave, and get a new favorite gadget for your home or office.

8. Best Clip Selfie Light: Newmowa 60 LED High Power Rechargeable Clip

The selfie ring light hype is fading as we learn that the rectangular form factor gives off a more even light. TikTok influencers love flat clip-on LED lights like the Newmowa gadget. Made of 60 LED beads, it spreads the light evenly. Choose from 10 brightness levels and 3 light temperatures. This clip-on attaches to any device, from laptops and tablets to monitors, for compact storage. Influencers and makeup artists in reviews say their footage looks great without editing, and the lighting is bright enough to illuminate a dark room.

guarantee: The manufacturer provides a one-year warranty.

9. Best runaway alarm clock: CLOCKY alarm clock (on wheels)

Strong Points

  • The alarm clock jumps and rolls out of reach
  • Allow snooze only once
  • battery operated


  • Not enough customizable options

For heavy sleepers who hit snooze every time, a runaway clock might get you out of bed. The Clocky robot will only allow him to snooze once and keep the alarm going off until he chases. Reviewers say it creates enough racket to motivate them, and even recommend it as a gift for students who struggle to get to class on time.

10. Best Smart Curtain Motor: SwitchBot Curtain Smart Electric Motor (U-Rail)

Strong Points

  • Senses light and pulls back the curtain on cue
  • Remote control via app
  • excellent customer support


  • Voice assistant works with SwitchBot hub (not included)

Pull the curtains with the button to let the sun in first thing in the morning. SwitchBot’s smart curtain motor is mounted on a handrail (here a U-rail) and waits for commands to open or close the curtain. A built-in light sensor can also pick up the sun’s rays to do that. If you want to control your actions via Alexa or Google, buy the SwitchBot Hub to fully automate your gadget. Purchase two motors, one for each side of the curtain. If the device doesn’t clip to the railing, reviewers say the brand helps with installation and even offers custom parts.

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