Our guide to the best tech stocking fillers

A look at the latest miniature tech on offer
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Selling over the Christmas period isn’t just about the big, expensive gifts; shoppers are also on the hunt for gadgets to pack into those Christmas stockings. Laura Barnes rounds up the latest miniature tech on offer.

TP-LINK BLUETOOTH & NFC MUSIC RECEIVER
Distributor: Spire Technology
With the TP-Link Bluetooth & NFC Music Receiver, users can stream music wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet to any stereo or standalone speaker. It transmits up to 20 metres away and can also connect to most stereos.
Specs: Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm jack, micro USB, 20 metre range.
SRP: £15.16

SANDISK MICROSDHC 32GB ULTRA CARD
Distributor: Peak Development
Capture, store and share high-quality photos and Full HD video on your Android smartphone or tablet with this 32GB SanDisk Ultra microSDHC UHS-I card. The SanDisk Ultra card is rated Class 10 and comes with an SD adaptor.
Specs: Supports Full HD (1080p) video and high quality photos, up to 80MB/s transfer speed, Memory Zone app.
SRP: £11.99

APPROX USB 2.0 SMART CARD READER
Distributor: Meroncourt
This Approx card reader allows you to read electronic documents and smart cards. It is compatible with X Memory, Micro SD, SD/MMC, MS/MS PRO, MS DUO/MS PRO DUO, CF and SIM.
Specs: Seven slots, foldable design, USB 2.0.
SRP: £12.99

FORTISSIMO BLUETOOTH SPEAKER
Distributor: Hannspree
The Fortissimo has a 10-metre Bluetooth pairing range, 3W audio output with ‘Super Bass’, long battery life and supports Micro SD music playback. It also has a compact and lightweight design.
Specs: Four hours of playback, 420mV signal sensitivity, Bluetooth connectivity.
SRP: £14.99

KINGSTON DATATRAVELER MICRODUO 3C
Distributor: Simms International
The DataTraveler microDuo 3C has a dual interface that works with both standard USB and USB Type-C ports. It can provide up to 64GB of extra storage for smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs. It has a read speed of up to 100MB/s and a write speed of up to 15MB/s. It also comes with a rotating cap to protect the reversible USB Type-C connector.
Specs: Dual interface, compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux.
SRP: £9

ANTEC LIFECARD POWER BANK
Distributor: Spire Technology
The LifeCard Power Bank from Antec is a compact battery charger that works with smartphones, cameras, and other gadgets with a USB port. It comes with two interchangeable silicone elastic bands for holding credit cards or cash.
Specs: Micro USB port, USB 2.0 port, 2000mAh battery, slim form factor.
SRP: £6.38

TRANSCEND DRIVEPRO 520 CAR VIDEO RECORDER
Distributor: Entatech
This car video recorder comes with a 2.4-inch colour LCD screen and has a Motion G-Sensor to detect impacts. It also comes with a 130-degree viewing angle for a clear and smooth 1080p recording, as well as a snapshot function to take photos while recording.
Specs: 32GB microSDHC card included, infrared LEDs, GPS receiver, 470mAh li-polymer battery.
SRP: £159.99

SANDISK SDHC 32GB EXTREME CARD
Distributor: Peak Development
The SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I Card lets you shoot longer uninterrupted photo or video sessions with your DSLR or camcorder. It delivers fast, reliable performance when taking professional- quality photos or recording in Full HD or 4K Ultra HD. With read speeds of up to 60 MB/s, this memory card lets you transfer high-resolution images or Full HD videos without a long wait.
Specs: Eight times faster than ordinary memory cards, up to 40MB/s write speeds, up to 60MB/s transfer speeds.
SRP: £13.99

ELGATO AVEA
Distributor: Tech Data
Elgato Avea is a smart light bulb that is controlled by an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch. It has a built-in wake up timer and you can connect to more than one Avea bulb to coordinate lighting throughout your home.
Specs: Bluetooth, 7W LED, works with iOS 7.1 or later.
SRP: £39.99

APPROX MULTI CARD READER
Distributor: Spire Technology
This external multi card reader from Approx has four slots for use with micro SD, SD, MiniSD, MMC, RSMMC, MS, MS- Pro, MS Duo and M2 cards. It is USB powered and measures just 2.3x1.2x7.5cm.
Specs: USB 2.0, four memory card slots, compatible with Windows and Mac.
SRP: £3.28

MY ISTICK LIGHTNING USB STICK
Distributor: Entatech
My iStick is the world’s first USB flash drive with an Apple Lightning connector. Users can transfer files between Apple devices, PC and Mac without the need for synchronising with iTunes or iCloud. You can also playback music and video directly from the iStick.
Specs: 16GB of space, lightweight, works with any iPhone, iPod or iPad with a Lightning connector.
SRP: £59.99

EDIFIER R12U SPEAKERS
Distributor: Midwich
These compact speakers feature a master volume with built-in power switch and a headphone jack. The 3.5mmm auxiliary input gives greater flexibility for connection to other digital devices such as portable music players and phones.
Specs: Weighs 499g, 4W speakers, available in black, silver and red.
SRP: £14.99

APPROX 2.0 MINI STEREO SPEAKERS
Distributor: Spire Technology
Designed for use with PCs and laptops, the Approx 2.0 Mini Stereo Speakers have a frequency range of 40Hz-2KHz. They have a 3.5mm audio jack and a USB charging port.
Specs: Two 2.5-watt speakers, available in red and black, 40Hz-2KHz frequency response.
SRP: £2.86

SONY EX15AP IN-EAR HEADPHONES
Distributor: Peak Development
These in-ear headphones from Sony are easy to slip into a pocket or backpack. The feature punchy audio and a handy built-in microphone, meaning the user can take and make calls easily. The EX15AP headphones are available in black, blue, pink and white.
Specs: Silicone earbuds, built-in mic and remote, 9mm neodymium drivers.
SRP: £15

TRANDSCEND DRIVEPRO 220 CAR VIDEO RECORDER
Distributor: Entatech
The DrivePro 220 from Transcend is designed to protect drivers with its Lane Departure and Forward Collision warning systems. It also has a parking mode to safeguard the vehicle while parked up.
Specs: 2.4-inch colour LCD screen, GPS receiver, built-in battery, Wi-Fi, 470mAh battery, 16GB microSDHC card.
SRP: £129.99

ANTEC SPOT SHOWER SPEAKER
Distributor: Spire Technology
Made for use in the shower, the Spot Shower Bluetooth Speaker is splash resistant and boasts a 10ft wireless range, meaning you can keep your device well clear of water. It has strong suction cups to attach it to bathroom tiles, and built-in controls and microphone so you can pick up calls, adjust the volume and skip through your playlist.
Specs: 160-20kHz frequency response, Bluetooth 3.0, four hours playback time, eight hours talk time.
SRP: £7.39

BITMORE CAPSULE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER
Distributor: Peak Development
The Bitmore Capsule is a powerful wireless Bluetooth speaker for smartphones, tablets, laptops and other Bluetooth-enabled devices. It boasts six watts of sound performance for music, videos, games and apps.
Specs: Wireless connection with up to 10m range, 3.5mm audio option, speakerphone option.
SRP: £29.99

DYNAMODE SOUND SPHERE
Distributor: Dynamode
This Bluetooth speaker has a range of up to 15 metres and uses ClearSound acoustic technology to create deep bass and crisp treble tones. It also comes with a Chameleon LED display and an FM radio function.
Specs: Up to six hours of playback, built-in 3.5mm phono cable, USB connection, handsfree connectivity.
SRP: £24.99

TARGUS TRAVELDOCK
Distributor: Tech Data
With the Targus TravelDock, users can instantly extend their tablet and laptop connectivity. The device easily connects projectors, screens and desktop accessories, and has two USB 3.0 ports and dual video HDMI and VGA ports.
Specs: Integrated USB 3.0 cable, 237g in weight, gigabit Ethernet, microUSB port.
SRP: £79.99

ANTEC SP1 PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER
Distributor: Spire Technology
As well as being used to listen to music and as a speaker when watching movies, the Antec SP1’s built-in microphone and controls enable you to answer phone calls. You can also pair the SP1 with your laptop.
Specs: Up to 10 hours of battery life, 3.5mm jack, Bluetooth, 10 metre range.
SRP: £21.96

CONTACT
Dynamode: 0845 375 2023
Entatech: 0333 101 1000
Hannspree UK: 0871 666 0850
Meroncourt: 01462 680060
Midwich: 01379 649200
Peak Development: 01489 796979
Simms International: 01622 852 800
Spire Technology: 01202 828 444
Tech Data: 01256 788 000

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