1. FITNESS BAND
Fitbit Versa 3 Versa 3 straddles the divide between fitness bands and smartwatches with aplomb. It has a six-day battery life, 24hour heart-rate tracking, sleep analysis, SpO2 monitoring, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa voice commands, and even Spotify integration—all of the essentials without any of the fluff that most people rarely use. The understated look and choice of colors make it suit any wrist.
2. COFFEE MAKER
Aeropress Go Aeropress has become something of a favourite among coffee snobs. Now there’s a new, compact version that’ll make sure you never have to use the ghastly instant coffee sachets in your hotel room. It’s easy to use and clean makes delicious coffee and comes in a travel-friendly size.
3. PORTABLE PRINTER
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