10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family

There are countless new tech gadgets you can buy today but once in a while, you come across innovation that truly counts. Today is one such day when we decided to gather some of the latest tech gadgets to impress your friends and family. From the latest DJI drone to the IKEA STARKVIND, this digest has products you'd want to have in your wishlist right now.

10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family
10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family, curated by Gadget Flow

Whether you’re hosting a family dinner or just inviting your friends over for a night out, today’s roundup will introduce you to some of the best tech gadgets to impress your friends and family. From the latest DJI drone to the IKEA speaker that’s also an air purifier, these products truly stand out in theme and functionality. So you’ll want to add these 10 products to your wish list.

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Most of these tech gadgets are great to use at home, while some are ideal for your next outdoor vacation. With these in your possession, you’re bound to impress friends and family. And, as we near the end of the year, you may want to add some of these to your holiday shopping list.

1. The new DJI Mini SE is a must have for those who simply love exploring aerial photography. With this one weighing less than a smartphone, it’s even easier to carry it on the go.

10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family
DJI Mini SE product design

This new DJI drone weighs about 8.8 oz., which is lighter than many smartphones. The drone also comes with a 3-axis motorized gimbal that will give you top-of-the-line camera stability and clear footage. Creating aerial videos quickly and easily just got better with the DJI Mini SE. This is definitely one of the best tech gadgets to impress your friends.

You can purchase this product for only $299.

2. Use the EcoFlow RIVER outdoor power station for your camping trips or a day out in nature with friends.

10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family
EcoFlow RIVER outdoor power station on a work desk

Thanks to its whopping 288 Wh capacity, this power station can actually charge ten devices at once. In fact, the patented X-Stream Technology can charge your devices from 0% to 80% in less than an hour. Overall, the compact design, which is slightly larger than a toaster, is perfect for carrying on the go.

You can get yours from the official website for $349.

3. If you are planning to make your friends special treats this summer, the Ninja CREAMI is a must-have gadget for your kitchen.

10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family
Ninja CREAMI frozen treat maker in gray and black

The Ninja CREAMI frozen treat maker comes with seven 1-touch programs including Ice Cream, Sorbet, Gelato, Milkshake, Smoothie Bowl, Lite Ice Cream, and Mix-in. With these programs and a special blade, this frozen treat maker will give you a smooth, creamy consistency.

You can get yours from the official website for $199.99.

4. The machine-learning induced camera is what makes the new battery-powered Nest Doorbell worth having at home. It’s one of the top tech gadgets to impress your friends.

10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family
Nest Doorbell in white

Whether it’s a person, package, animal, or vehicle, the battery-powered Nest Doorbell can recognize whenever someone or something is at your door. The doorbell also comes with a microphone and speaker so that you can easily answer your door from anywhere. Most importantly, even when there’s a power shortage, the Nest Doorbell can still record for about an hour.

You can preorder the doorbell from the official website for $179.99.

5. You’ve probably seen a lot of side tables, but you’ll surprise your friends and family with the IKEA STARKVIND, which also serves as an air purifier.

10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family
IKEA STARKVIND air purifier in white

This side table from IKEA also comes with a 3-filter system that captures large particles like hair and dust and smaller particles that measure less than 2.5 micrometers. You can also remove pollutants and bad smells with this smart air purifier. Additionally, it has 5 fan speeds that you can control and schedule via the IKEA Home app.

Starting in October, you can get this purifier from the official website for $129.

6. You’ve probably grown your indoor plants in beautiful planters before. Thanks to the Modern Sprout Smart Landscape Growframe, you can now do the same on the wall.

The Smart Landscape Growframe on a wall

The Growframe is a cool, frame-shaped grow light that helps plants grow. You can use this frame to not just grow your greens but also light up the dimly lit areas of your home. All you have to do is mount this grow frame to the wall, add plants, and connect it to the Modern Sprout app. Then, just watch your plants grow in style.

You can grab yours from the official website for $259.

7. Entertain your pets with the Petcube Bites 2 Lite. This smart pet camera makes a great conversation starter, thanks to the treat dispenser and 2-way talk system.

Petcube Bites 2 Lite in action

The new Petcube Bites 2 Lite lets you dispense treats remotely or even on autoplay and makes a great accessory for pet owners. Along with the treat dispenser, the device also works as a smart camera with a 160-degree view. It also comes with night vision for 24-hour surveillance. Even when you are not home, you can still talk to your pet with the 2-way talk system.

You can grab yours from Amazon for $99.95.

8. For a speaker that looks great, choose the Sony LSPX-S3 glass sound speaker, which has a candle-like LED light.

Sony LSPX-S3 on a table

This speaker plays a 360-degree sound and adds a candle-like glow to any room. Additionally, the entire organic glass tube vibrates which delivers clear sound in all directions. Most importantly, the stylish satin finish and elegant glass tube will definitely make this glass sound speaker a great addition to your living room.

This product is coming soon. Buy it for $349.99 on the official website.

9. When you invite friends and family, you want the steak to be cooked right. With the MEATER Plus wireless smart meat thermometer, you can ensure the temperature’s always perfect!

MEATER Plus smart thermometer by a steak platter

This wireless meat thermometer comes with a 165-foot range. So you can easily keep it on and let your steak cook even when you are not in the kitchen. The 100% wireless design makes it fuss-free at the same time. And the 2 sensors let you monitor the internal meat temperature as well as the oven or grill temperature. 

You can get yours from the official website for $99.

10. If you want to entertain your guests with an indoor gaming experience like no other, go for the PHANTOM wooden robotic chessboard, which blends quality craftsmanship with technology.

PHANTOM chessboard on a table

This chessboard consists of solid wood pieces and a wooden board. The sensor array technology detects the location of each piece and makes the gameplay super fun with automatic movements. In fact, the mechanism can move each piece silently and smoothly across the board, in response to your voice or another player’s actions across the globe.

You can preorder this chessboard from Indiegogo starting at $429.

These gadgets are so cool that they’re bound to generate conversation among your friends and family. So which one of these tech gadgets to impress your friends will you order? Share with us in the comments below.

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Madhurima Nag is the Head of Content at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a parenting and STEM influencer and loves to voice her opinion on product marketing, innovation and gadgets (of course!) in general.
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