Nothing says “I really love you and don’t want to be a cliché” more than a gadget. Here are the ones that she’ll find useful.
BELKIN SOUNDFORM TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS
Belkin presents a wallet-friendly option to your usual wireless earbuds — the Soundform True Wireless Earbuds ($99) gives you a custom, comfortable fit and the convenience of wireless yet immersive sound, along with touch controls, IPX5-rated splash and sweat resistance, and a compact charging case for all-day listening.
BELKIN SOUNDFORM TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS, $99 from major electronics stores and online at AMAZON and Lazada.
OSIM UDOLLY 2 HANDHELD MASSAGER
This is a portable massager that provides targeted relief. TARGETED. This should bring much needed relief to where she needs it most. It operates at 5500 pulses per minute, and is a strong and high frequency vibration that reaches deep into the muscle. It also comes with two massage heads: one of them is smooth and round with a knob at the end, while the other is spikey. And since it’s wireless, she can bring it everywhere! To the office! To the bank! To the mall! Chances are, as much as she’ll love this, she’ll keep it at home.
Osim uDolly 2 handheld massage, $129 (u.p. $149) from OSIM online.
HUAWEI FREELACE PRO
The HUAWEI FreeLace Pro neckband earbuds, now in a new Sakura Pink, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Made for 24-hour playback and with dual-mic Active Noise Cancellation on an intuitive design, this one’s great for work, play, and even active lifestyles. It can also be easily paired and charged with the Mate 40 Pro by simply using the USB-C plug, part of the HUAWEI HiPair technology.
HP ENVY 6020 ALL-IN-ONE PRINTER
You really only need one printer in the house, and this model can also scan, photocopy, and be accessed remotely — which means you can send love poems and your face to the printer when you’re out, and it’ll automatically print out for her to receive at home (the printer must be on, of course). Just don’t be creepy about it. Perhaps best of all, this multi-function printer costs $139! That’s less than a fancy bouquet of flowers.
HP Envy 6020 all-in-one printer, $139 from HP online.
MARSHALL MAJOR 4 HEADPHONES
Is your girlfriend a rock ‘n roller? She’ll love these super cool headphones from iconic amplifier brand, Marshall. It offers Marshall’s signature sound of a roaring bass, smooth mids and a brilliant treble, has an improved ergonomic design for pure comfort, and gives a solid 80+ hours of wireless playtime — which is hopefully how long you can play Monster Hunter uninterrupted for.
MARSHALL MAJOR 4 HEADPHONES, $269 from TC ACOUSTIC.
If she doesn’t already have the famed Dyson Airwrap, check out this red edition that’s launched for Chinese New Year! The styler is in an Iron/Red finish, and the entire presentation box is in a fiery red. Red like the dozen roses you should also buy her… red like your blood that you’d spill for her…
Dyson Airwrap Styler (iron/red), $699 from DYSON online.
BOSCH MUM SERIE 2 KITCHEN MACHINE
For both novice and experienced home bakers, this kitchen appliance will be a nice addition to the countertop. It is Bosch’s most compact mixer yet, making it great for small spaces. Its features include: 700-watt, 4-speed settings, 3.8l stainless steel bowl, whisk, stirrer and kneading hook. It comes in both white and red, with the red version having an additional continuous shredder with 3 discs.
bosch mum serie 2, $399 (white) / $549 (red, with the additional shredder), from Bosch online.