Tech Expert Desi Sanchez Shares Hot Holiday Gifts and Gadgets!

If you’re anything like me, you’re very picky when shopping for tech gifts for the most important people on your holiday shopping list! You want to buy them something they’ll love, and actually use, especially if that person on your list is a techie.

With technology constantly evolving and the holiday season here, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when shopping online or in-store, there are so many options! Thankfully, renowned tech expert and former MTV VJ Desi Sanchez of was kind enough to join me for an interview this morning to dish on the coolest holiday gifts for every member of your family – from kids to adults!

Please be sure to watch the video below to see my interview with tech expert Desi Sanchez below. I’ve listed the items she mentioned below as well. For more information, please visit


Tech Expert Desi Sanchez Shares Hot Holiday Gifts and Gadgets!



Tech expert Desi Sanchez joined Candace Rose for an interview to share the hottest holiday gifts and gadgets!

Tech expert Desi Sanchez joined Candace Rose for an interview to share the hottest holiday gifts and gadgets!



Tech expert Desi Sanchez shares hot holiday gifts and gadgets!

  • Zoomer Chimp. This interactive chimp moves like a real chimp, he performs tricks from voice commands and more!
  • Samsung Portable SSD T3 external hard drive
  • ZEISS’s DuraVision BlueProtect glasses will protect your eyes from digital eye strain
  • Things Remembered personalized gifts


Video: Watch Candace Rose interview tech expert Desi Sanchez on the hottest holiday tech gifts.

Courtesy: SpinMaster, Samsung, ZEISS, Things Remembered. Candace Rose was not compensated by the sponsors for this interview.


About Desi Sanchez
Desi Sanchez is an NYC-born Artist, TV Host & Technology Expert, with over ten years of broadcasting experience; and credits in the visual arts, music, and film.

Desi got her start on television in 2005 as co-host of LatiNation on CBS (subsequently syndicated on FOX), which she hosted for five years before becoming known as an MTV VJ. After freelancing as a rotational VJ on MTV Tempo, she was later named the “Face of MTV2” in 2010, connecting viewers across the country with the hottest artists & celebs on location.

And she teamed up with Viacom again in 2014, as the host of Night Out, a celebrity-driven travel & nightlife microseries which aired across Viacom platforms (MTV, VH1, Spike, Comedy Central + more).

Deciding to focus on meaningful content that helps and uplifts viewers, Desi joined HealthiNation as a spokesperson & host of programs such as TryOut Workout, and she now produces and hosts Awaken Inspire Create (AIC-TV), and Games Geeks Tech, two online series encompassing her love of art, as well as tech & gaming, respectively.

Desi is also known for her previous work as co-anchor on Major League Gaming’s eSports Report, as a fill-in anchor on E! News Now; and as the host of both VEVO‘s original travel & music series, Sound + City, and Bleacher Report‘s sports & pop culture show, BR5. In addition, Desi’s hosting talents have been featured on Syfy Channel’s In the Qube, Music Choice‘s Demanded, on, and on local outlets such as Profiles on NYC Life, and She also MC’s live national & community events as well.

In other media, Desi’s utilizes her voiceover talents in recurring comedy skits on several local FM stations, has done imaging pieces for clients such as Sirius XM Radio, and she also voices the character of Serena in the Alan Wake American Nightmare video game on Xbox. A pianist since childhood and an electric guitarist for over a decade, Desi released a single in 2006, after which she was named one of the 15 Hottest Latinas in Music by MAXIM Español, opposite Christina Aguilera.

And to round out her artistic pursuits, Ms. Sanchez’s first love will always be the visual arts: educated in graphic design at School of Visual Arts in NYC, and a lifelong computer geek, she is currently the lead digital illustrator for an upcoming children’s video game, and continues to work as a freelance surrealistic portrait painter. Desi’s Art Site »

Today, Desi heads up her own media production company, Powerful Creative, focusing upon socially conscious and positive storytelling.



  1. November 14, 2016 / 3:31 pm

    Thanks so much for the interview Candace! Happy early Holidays and talk soon! <3 – Desi

    • November 14, 2016 / 5:00 pm

      Hi Desi! Thank you so much for the great interview. It was fun chatting with you! Happy Holidays to you too! <3 🙂

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