2018 Tech Holiday Gift Guide

I am always looking for the latest trending tech products that will save me time and money.  I strive to be more organized and efficient in my home, and I am totally geeking out on these new tech products that were recently introduced to me by CTAMomsLA, and Techlicious Media.


Here is a list of the handy gadgets I know you will love as much as I do. The holidays are around the corner, and these products will make perfect gifts!

Thank you CTA, MomsLA, and Techlicious Media for introducing me to these incredible products. All opinions are my own.


JBL LinkView

JBL Original pro sound, now taking requests. The amazing combination of JBL Audio horsepower, HD display and the Google Assistant built-in make JBL LINK VIEW a must have for your home or office. The integrated display included on the LINK VIEW allows you to get things done easily, it also has the Google Assistant built in, you can ask questions and tell it to do things. Just start with “Hey Google” to quickly enjoy your entertainment, stay connected with loved ones, view glanceable answers, manage daily tasks, and control your smart home. Your Assistant can help free up your hands and time, so you can focus on the things that matter most. Like watching videos of your favorite YouTube creators, reliving memories of your latest family vacation, making a video call to your best friend, receiving step-by-step baking instructions for delicious chocolate chip cookies, or dimming the lights for movie night. All this is delivered through a proprietary JBL transducer array, driven by a digital amplifier tuned to deliver full rich bass and crystal clear highs.

Suggested retail price: $249.99



The JBL Bar 5.1 transforms from a soundbar into a true wireless 5.1 home theater system for an epic movie and music-listening experience. The soundbar features two detachable battery-powered wireless surround speakers with 10-hours of playtime, 510W of total system power, a 10” wireless subwoofer, three HDMI™inputs to connect 4K devices and Bluetooth™. With Dolby® Digital, Dolby Pro LogicII and DTS, your movies, music and video games will never sound more incredible. The soundbar features JBL SoundShift®, which allows you to instantly switch between the sound from your TV and the Bluetooth sound from your mobile phone or tablet. The soundbar is programmed to respond to your TV remote, so you can control everything with your existing TV remote control. The JBL Bar 5.1 re-defines the soundbar experience.

Suggested retail price: $699.99



TheLG W8 series ultra-thin wallpaper design allows the television to mount virtually flush with the wall so it seems to blend in, a feat only possible with uniquely sophisticated LG OLED TV technology. It features comprehensive support of major high dynamic range formats including Dolby Vision™ HDR from the cinema, as well as HDR10 and HLG, both with LG’s advanced tone-mapping technology that provides scene-by-scene optimization. LG—the industry leaders of OLED TVs—made the Best TV Ever even better by developing the α9 Intelligent Processor. LG’s most powerful processor ever provides true-to-life images with incredibly rich colors, sharpness and depth to deliver the ultimate picture quality. LG also brings big-screen surround sound to the living room: crickets chirping all around, a monster roaring from behind, or a plane soaring overhead. Dolby Atmos® content creates a more detailed sound experience that appears to come from everywhere for a wonderfully realistic, immersive experience.

Suggested retail price: $6,999.99

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Sony WH1000XM3 Noise-canceling headphones

Lose yourself in silence with industry-leading noise cancellation. The noise-canceling technology in the WH-1000XM3 headphones is our most advanced ever with close-fitting ear pads and our HD Noise-Canceling Processor QN1.

Suggested retail price: $349.99


Sony Master Series 4K A9F OLED TV

The A9F is an industry-leading addition to Sony’s long line of high-end televisions, newly equipped with Netflix Calibrated Mode, which was specially developed to preserve the artist’s creative vision and intent. Additionally, the A9F MASTER Series model comes with a next-generation Picture Processor X1™ Ultimate. This processor plays a vital role in delivering the MASTER Series’ high-quality picture. For consumers looking for the best in visual, audio and streaming performance, the A9F is hard to beat with industry-leading features and attention to detail.

Suggested retail price:$349.99

Sony Master Series 4K Z9F LED TV

Consumers who are looking for a LED TV that doesn’t sacrifice screen quality andbrightness, regardless of the viewing angle or on-screen motion, should seriously consider the Z9F. The Z9F is equipped with Netflix Calibrated Mode, specially developed to preserve the artist’s creative vision and intent. Additionally, the Z9F MASTER Series model is powered by the newly developed, next-generationPicture Processor X1™ Ultimate.The Z9F is perfect for consumers looking for the best in LED TV on the market.

Suggested retail price: $3,499.99 (65” model)


Channel Master SMARTenna+ Amplified Indoor TV Antenna

SMARTenna+ is an amplified, maximum-range indoor TV antenna with noise filtering and Active Steering Technology. Internally, it includes sevendifferent “virtual” TV antennas inside a single housing. A built-in processor analyzes TV signals and automatically selects the best reception pattern to deliver the maximum number of channels and the best signal quality possible. It’s the world’s smartest indoor TV antenna and a breakthrough in quality and convenience for consumers!

Suggested retail price: $89.00

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Samsung The Frame 2018

With enhanced features, new customization options and more than 800 available works of art, The Frame for 2018 transforms the living room into a dynamic gallery space. Whether they prefer to change the look of their room each season or want to bring a fresh vibe to their décor for a dinner party, consumers can customize The Frame to create their preferred aesthetic in any room. The Samsung Art Store, the world’s largest art platform for TV, houses an ever-growing and diverse library of artwork from some of the most prominent museums, galleries and artists around the world.

Suggested retail price: $1,199.99

Samsung 2018 QLED

With groundbreaking design elements, enhanced picture quality, and intuit ive smart capabilities, Samsung’s 2018 QLED line empowers consumers to enjoy content without distractionseven when viewers arenot actively watching. Ambient mode provides useful information throughout the dayeven when consumers aren’t actively watchingmovies and TV. It can play music as well as display news headlines, traffic reports, and weather updates. For wallmounted TVs, Ambient Mode can mimic the pattern on the wall behind the TV to create an astonishing visual effect in which the TV blends seamlessly into the wall.

Suggested retail price: $1,099.99

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