5 Tech Products for Fitness Lovers

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sport-fitness-workout-resolutionIf you’re a fitness fanatic, then you’ve probably come to realise how reliable and convenient technology can be when it comes to managing your health and well-being. From apps that trace your every step to gadgets that monitor your sleeping, today’s technology plays a big part in helping us to stay fit and healthy.

With that in mind, we’ve found 5 fitness-inspired products that we reckon you health enthusiasts will love!

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Take charge of your weight and well-being with Fitbug’s Bluetooth Smart scale, the WoW. When you step onto the Wow scale, your data is uploaded to your personal profile via Bluetooth. This allows you to instantly see all of stats in one place, and ultimately build a clear picture of your overall health.


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With the São Paulo sport armband you can completely focus on your training.

São Paulo is made of comfy, hand-washable and water-resistant material that allows your skin to breathe. The adjustable Velcro strap provides superior fit without adding extra bulk and it securely stores and manages your earphone cord.

Use the handy pouch on the inside to store your home, car or locker key. São Paulo is compatible with a range of smartphones from iPhone 5 up to Samsung Galaxy S5 sized models.


Yurbuds Ironman Race Case with Handstrap for iPhone 5/5s – Black

YUR-IP5S-RC-BLK-O_IMG01_750Bring your motivation everywhere with the new Yurbuds Race Case. Featuring a breathable silicone hand strap with ambidextrous design, the Race Case allows you to easily access your phone while running or walking.

The exterior shell and dual layer honeycomb also provide sweat and impact protection.

This case is compatible with the iPhone 5 & 5S, and is designed for both active and all purpose use.


Klipsch A5i In Ear Sport Headphones with Apple Mic and Controls- Green

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With the A5i headphones, you can take the legendary Klipsch sound with you whether you’re on the road, trail, or treadmill.

A lightweight, flex wire design keeps Klipsch’s comfort-fit oval ear tips secured, so you can keep pace and stay connected with the performance.

Music and voice control stays in one place with a unique, 3-button remote featuring clothing clip and directional mic for hands-free phone calls on your favorite Apple devices.

The headphones are also moisture and sweat resistant to ensure that they stay put during your toughest workout, while the Secure robust design gently wraps around your ear for a stable fit that won’t fall out.


Fitbug Orb Bluetooth Movement and Sleep Activity Tracker- Black

FTBG-ORB-BLK-O_IMG01_1000The Fitbug Orb is a discreet, button-sized device that tracks your activity around-the-clock. From steps and aerobic steps to calories burned, distance walked and even your sleeping patterns, the Fitbug Orb sends all this data wirelessly to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth Smart technology. You can then view all your progress in one place – on the Fitbug app, which is available to download separately on your smartphone or mobile device, or on the Fitbug member portal.

Keen to stay fit? All of the products featured here are now available on our website soundzdirect.com

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Gift Guide: Mother’s Day

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about that special gift for the most important woman in your life. Lost for ideas? No need to worry! We’ve put together a handy gift guide filled with gifts to suit all mums and all budgets. From earphones to iPhone cases, we promise to find something that your mother will love!

Lunatik FLAK iPhone 6 case- Dark Raspberry

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This lightweight case from Lunatik will keep your mother’s iPhone 6 well protected without any unnecessary bulk. It’s also available in blue, black, silver, or gold, but we love this vibrant raspberry colour! Sleek and stylish!  Price: €27.99

Orla Kiely Book Case for Kindle Fire- Square Flower

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Irish designer Orla Kiely is well renowned for her striking and colourful patterns, and this gorgeous, contemporary square flower case for the Kindle Fire is no exception. If your mother’s a serial bookworm, then she’ll love this! Price: €49.99

 Yurbuds Inspire Pro for Women Sports Earphones with 3 Button Microphone- Pink

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 Designed specifically for smaller ears, these in-ear buds are sweat & water-resistant, allow for ambient noise awareness, and are guaranteed never to hurt or fall out. With an ergonomic fit that delivers consistent, premium sound quality, Yurbuds Inspire Pro for Women are the perfect training partner for any female athlete or sporty mum! The earphones also feature a 3 button microphone and control allowing you to control music and calls on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad! Price €59.99

trtl Sleepscarf Coral with Grey Velcro

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Is your mum a frequent traveller? Well then the trtl sleepscarf is the perfect gift for her! Cleverly designed to look like a scarf when worn, the sleepscarf is the most comfortable way to the sleep on the go. It’s special patented Internal Support System(ISS) allows you to sleep in an upright position with no neck pain, and there’s no need to worry about it weighing you down because it packs to the size of a tablet! Price €28.99

iMount Portable Car Air Vent Mount for Smartphones

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 For busy mums who are are always on the go, the iMount is the ideal Mother’s Day gift. This portable phone holder mounts to the air vent in your car allowing your phone to be kept in view while driving. It fits most smartphones that are between 3.5 and 6.3 inches and works great when using your phone to look for directions or for satellite navigation. And at a selling price of only €9.99, it certainly won’t break the bank!

All of these great gifts and lots more are available on our website. On behalf of the Soundzdirect Team, we’d like to wish mums everywhere a Happy Mother’s Day!

5 tech-savvy Xmas gifts for your…brother

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You’ve got your mam’s present sorted, and your dad’s. So now, what do you get that brother of yours who you pretend gets on your nerves, but deep down you really love?

Fear not, we’re here to help! If there’s one thing that guys love, it’s their gadgets. We’ve put together a list of five great Christmas gifts, ideal for any tech-loving brother of yours!

Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Performance Fit earphones- Cobalt Blue

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Is your brother sports mad? If so, then he’ll love these sport performance earphones from Yurbud. Developed by athletes for athletes, Yurbuds feature special twistlock technology and a flexsoft comfort fit so they won’t ever hurt your ears or fall out.Their ergonomic design is also sweat and water-resistant, as well as allowing ambient noise so that you can remain aware of your surroundings.

 

 

Urban Armor Gear iPhone 6 Composite case Slate/Black

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Has your brother recently bought an iPhone 6? If he has, then the last thing he’d want would be for it to get damaged, or worse, bent. With this composite case from Urban Armor, that certainly won’t happen. This case has a hard outer shell to protect against scratches and a soft inner core to ensure a snug fit for your phone. It also comes with a free HD screen guard for even more added protection.

 

 

Gumdrop Drop Tech Series Protective Case for iPad Air – Black/Red

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Is your brother constantly worried about dropping his iPad ? Well, not anymore. If you’re looking for the most durable, yet affordable protection for the iPad Air, you’ve found it in the Drop Tech Series Case for the iPad Air. Shock absorption, drop protection, extreme ruggedness and hard-core readiness for all adventures, the Drop Tech Series Case for the iPad Air specifically conforms to the shape of the iPad Air and offers multiple layers of protection.

 

Joby Gorillapod Action Tripod with Mount for GoPro- Black/Red

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Does your brother fancy himself as a bit of an action photographer? Is his GoPro camera constantly by his side wherever he goes? If the answer is ‘yes’, then the Joby Gorillapod action tripod for GoPro is the perfect gift for him. Thanks to the ballhead, taking the perfect shot has never been easier.Use the ballhead with adjustment knob to easily fine tune your composition after you’ve positioned the GorillaPod legs. Use the bubble level to ensure your composition is level, especially handy since most action cameras don’t have an LCD preview screen. Take fun self-timer shots, create amazing  timelapse photo series or incredible stop motion videos!

Klipsch KG-200 Pro Audio Wired Gaming Set

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If your brother is an avid gamer then he will love the KG-200 Pro Audio Wired Gaming Set from Klipsch. Designed for use with PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One* (3rd party adapter required) and PCs, the wired KG-200 provides listeners with athletic mesh ear pads for long-term wear, comfort and breathability while still providing superior levels of noise isolation. Equipped with 40mm precision-tuned drivers and four selectable EQ presets (Fidelity, Combat, Stealth and Sport), the headset delivers optimized sound for every game type. Large, easily-accessible controls are located on the right earcup for controlling EQ, chat volume, game volume and mic monitor.

All products are available now on our website, or by clicking the relevant images above. Enjoy!