Gift Guide: Top Tech Gifts for Teens

It’s that time of year where we’re all furiously making lists and trying to think of unique gifts for our special people. We’ve been quietly scouring our favourite online stores to find good ones for kids, and these are our treasures. Here are our top three tech-inspired gifts for teens:


Powerbox – By Bento
Earlier this year, our superb friends over at Tech Girl launched their own online shop, and that’s where we’re headed for some of our festive gifts. For teens though, there’s one thing they need more than airtime – it’s battery! These Powerboxes are great for charging phones and tablets, and pretty darn stylish too. We love the bright Colour by Bento Powerbox (pick it up for R699) and the stylish Design by Bento Powerbox (put that in your cart for R800)


Gold Khromo Earphones
Music makes the world go round but – let’s face it – not all earphones are the same. In fact, some deliver a less-than-ideal sound but that’s not the case with these Gold Khromo Earphones. Save yourself the displeasure of listening to the new One Direction album eighteen times over in one day and pop this set into someone special’s stockings for R350.

Fujifilm instax

Fujifilm Instax Mini Camera
Sure, Instagram is all the rage right now but a Fujifilm Instax Mini Camera brings a distinctively retro sense of merriment to these summer holidays. It instantly produces credit-card sized prints for on-the-go selfie fun. Pick one up on Takealot for R989, with the bundle including two packs of film.

Cath Jenkin

As a mom, Cath raises her daughter with a strong focus on technology, as she believes that digital literacy is as important as learning to read. With a long history of creating content for online and print publications, and in particular as a parenting columnist, Cath brings her curious mind... Read more

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