Top Tech Gifts For Kids 12 and Up

Ah, and this is the age group marketers love to market products for. Why? Because it’s during the teen years that the bigger kids either start creating their own income, through pocket money, part time jobs or small entrepreneurial endeavours. Also, it’s during this funny-wonderful-exciting time that kids are able to exert more influence over famiy purchasing decisions. I mean, when mom and dad are thinking about buying a console, the first person they’ll turn to for advice or input is their teen!

And here’s our list of top tech gifts for teens:

Geeks Doing Stuff | DigiKids

I got a little email reminder from this site this morning and just knew I had to include something from it! The range of cute and geeky products on Geeksdoingstuff is not to be missed. My favourites for teens – the superhero stuff is fantastic while the novelty apparel section will probably have you popping a few things into your shopping cart for yourself too!

Sony Xperia T3 | DigiKids

For the ultimate mobile phone for your selfie-snapping teen, we’d recommend the Sony Xperia T3. You can read a full review here, but in short, it’s an affordable, robust mobile handset that boasts a brilliant screen.

Google Play Vouchers | DigiKids


And for the avid gamers, applovers and alike, you can pick up Xbox 360 Live Gold Card from Takealot or head down to your Checkers and many local stores to pick up a Google Play or iTunes voucher. That is, of course, if you’re not popping an Xbox One onto your list already!

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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