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    27 Tech Products And Gadgets That Are Totally Worth The Splurge

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    1. A voice-controlled smart speaker that'll obey all your instructions. The Echo Dot can set alarms, answer questions, play music, and check the weather. All you have to do is say her name!

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    This miniature device and an Amazon Smart Plug will transform your space into the smart home of your dreams.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $69.99 (available in four colours).

    2. A minimalist Fitbit watch that can track your heart rate, display your calendar, call, and text notifications. Plus, it can play over 300 songs while you work out. And if that weren’t enough, the battery can last up to four days on one charge.

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    The Fitbit is water resistant for up to 50 metres and comes with both small and large-sized wristbands to ensure the perfect fit.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $179.98+ (available in three colours).

    3. A pair of Tile Mates that use Bluetooth technology to keep tabs on your devices. You can attach the them to your wallet, camera, keys — really, anything you don’t want to lose — and use the phone app to track them.

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    Plus, if you can’t find your phone, you can double-click the Tile Mate to make it ring. They're also available as stickers, or in a slim, credit card shape.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $19.99+ (also available in a pack of four).

    4. A Nintendo Switch Lite that'll entertain a budding gamer for hours and hours. The Switch Lite has a compact, lightweight design with a huge backlit screen that you can use anytime and anywhere. You can also play the updated versions of classic '90s games like Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, and Legend of Zelda.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Nintendo Switch Lite (#7 on the list).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $252.94+ (available in three colours).

    5. A small-but-mighty power bank charger that'll charge your phone to full capacity up to seven times before it dies. The sleek and compact design makes it easy to travel with and it has two USB ports, so you can charge a couple devices at once.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $40.99+ (available in three colours).

    6. A sleek charging dock that's a faster and more efficient way to charge your phone than plugging it in. It's compatible with most smartphones, and you can place your phone vertically or horizontally without worrying if it's charging.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $139.99 (available in two colours).

    7. A space-saving outlet shelf that'll give you a place to put your small devices and declutter your tables and countertops. It holds up to ten pounds and has a built-in cable slot, so your cords don't get twisted.

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    It completely replaces your wall plate cover, so you'll need a screwdriver to install.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    8. A travel-friendly Kindle that'll let you carry your impressive book collection with you at all times. It comes with extra storage and has a long-lasting battery, so you can read whatever you want with the touch of a button!

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    You can create your optimal reading experience by adjusting the text size, font, and backlight. You can also add a fabric cover to your cart, because it'll protect your Kindle and open and close just like a book.

    Get an 8GB Kindle on Amazon Canada for $139.99+ (also available in 32GB).

    9. A portable external hard drive that may be small, but is mighty when it comes to storage space. It's compatible with Mac and Windows, and you can enable it to automatically back up your computer data every day, week, or month.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $74.99+ (available in four sizes).

    10. An adhesive card holder that'll keep you from digging through your wallet for your bus pass. It'll stick to the back of your phone and the band stretches wide enough to accommodate 10 cards. Plus, it won't leave that gross residue behind when you're ready to take it off.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.43+ (available in four colours).

    11. A fancy SodaStream that'll transform tap water into a glass of sparkling water in less than 30 seconds. It has three carbonation levels, so you can decide how fizzy you want your drink to be.

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    If you're someone who regularly enjoys a fizzy drink, you'll love this cost-saving and eco-friendly device. You'll need a pack of three one-litre bottles and two 60L carbonators.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $162.08+ (available in black and white).

    12. A bestselling light therapy lamp, if you don't get enough natural sunlight during the day. This lamp is ideal for people who work long shifts indoors, and will help boost energy, mood, and focus!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $59.95.

    13. A travel-friendly photo printer that'll print all your favourite pictures from your phone in seconds. Plus, the photo paper has a sticky back, so you can easily turn your picture into a sticker!

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    The printer is smaller than a cell phone and comes with ten sheets of photo paper. You can also get a pack of photo paper here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for 134.99+ (available in three colours).

    14. A pair of noise-cancelling over-ear headphones that'll tune out the noise, so you can listen to music without being disturbed. These headphones have a sleek design, high-quality sound, and a powerful bass. They'll last for up to 30 hours and have a built-in microphone for hands-free phone calls.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $79.99 (available in three colours).

    15. A digital photo frame, so you can see picture after picture of all your favourite people. It has a motion sensor that'll turn the screen on whenever someone walks by it. It also has ports on the side to plug in USB and SD cards.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $74.99+ (available in six sizes).

    16. A smart-cleaning electric toothbrush that will revolutionize the way you brush your teeth. It senses when you’re brushing too hard and has a built-in timer that reminds you to move on to another area of your mouth every 30 seconds.

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    You can get a pack of toothbrush head replacements here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $72.952+ (available in black and white).

    17. A high-efficiency air purifier that'll keep your air clean AF! It has a smart filter that removes common household allergens like pet dander, dust, and pollen from the air, so you can breathe easy.

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    The air purifier has a built-in replacement feature that'll remind you when the filter needs to be changed (about every six to eight months).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $119.99 (available in black and white).

    18. A portable Bluetooth speaker that looks like a boombox from the future. It has a thick strap, so you can carry it with you, and it lasts up to 20 hours on a single charge. It's designed to play music from the front and the back to create a rich and multi-directional music experience.

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    There's also a USB port that'll charge your phone while you listen!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $279.99 (available in three colours).

    19. An Amazon Fire TV Stick that'll stream all your favourite shows and movies on your television. Plus, it's enabled with Alexa, so you can find the show you're looking for without even reaching for the remote.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    20. A small robotic vacuum that'll become your new cleaning companion. This little rugrat will quietly vacuum floors for up to 100 minutes while you take care of the rest!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $299.99+ (also available in white).

    21. An Instant Pot that's perfect for anyone who wants to cook, but doesn't have a lot of time to make elaborate meals. It combines seven different kitchen appliances and saves space while doing it! Now you can cook everything in one pot, making it easier to clean up afterward.

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    The Instant Pot replaces the biggest and bulkiest of kitchen appliances like a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and steamer. It also has an automatic feature that'll keep food warm for up to 10 hours. Check out BuzzFeed’s full review of the Instant Pot.

    Get a three-quart Instant Pot on Amazon Canada for $79.97+ (available in four sizes).

    22. A compact Bluetooth speaker that'll clip onto your sun visor, so you can answer every phone call and keep your hands free. It's easy to set up, and once you pair the speaker with your phone, it'll automatically connect every time you get in the car.

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    The Bluetooth speaker has a rechargeable battery and is compatible with most GPS devices and Siri. It also supports several languages, including English, French, and Spanish.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.99+ (available in black and white).

    23. A portable lock box that'll keep all your belongings safe, so you don't have to worry about someone grabbing your stuff when your at the beach. It has a thick steel cable that you can wrap around a fixed object like a chair or umbrella, and lock in place with a three-digit combination code.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $64.18 (available in three colours).

    24. A soothing sound machine that'll sing you sleep with 24 kinds of white noise. It's pretty much the sleep equivalent of a jukebox, with tracks including sea waves, relaxing lullabies, thunder, rain, fire, and birds. It has a sleep timer function and comes with a USB cable, making it completely portable and perfect for travel.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45.99.

    25. A two-in-one hair dryer and volumizer that'll achieve that effortless, bouncy blowout that Cindy Crawford and Cher Horowitz perfected in the '90s.

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    It has three heat and speed options, a ceramic coating, and tiny airflow vents to dry and style hair quickly without damaging or over-styling it. The oval shape of the brush and the nylon pin bristles detangle hair and gets right down to the root to add extra lift.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $64.96 (available pink and mint).

    26. A record player and turntable for the person that loves listening to music on vinyl. It has built-in speakers, so you can play music anywhere. It also has a jack for headphones and an output jack to hook up external speakers!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $67.99.

    27. And finally, an adorable Fujifilm Instax Mini that's both a camera and a printer. It has the basic features of a digital camera (like built-in storage, cool filters, and fun, animated frames), but will also allow them to print pictures from your phone.

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    Now you can print all the photos off your Instagram wall, and print multiple copies of the same photo to share with friends and family. You'll need to download the Mini Liplay app on your phone to print pictures and a pack of film to print photos that you can get here. Check out BuzzFeed’s full review of the Fujifilm Instax Mini Liplay Hybrid (#11 on the list).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $199.99 (available in three colours).

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