The best gifts and gadgets for any tech enthusiast
If you’re shopping for someone who is a big tech enthusiast, you need to go above and beyond to really wow them. Knowing that, you can only go for the best gifts and gadgets.
We all love technology; it’s a part of our every day whether it’s at home or at work. While that makes each one of us a tech enthusiast, there are a few people out there that love tech even more.
For those with a keen eye for the advanced and the technically impressive, you can’t get just any gift. Nor can you get just any tech gift. If you have someone on your list who’s into all the latest gadgets and devices, you can’t settle for the mediocre.
Fear not. We’ve compiled all the best gifts and gadgets for tech enthusiasts. No matter your budget, you can’t go wrong. From big brands and well-known products to smaller brands with totally unique technology, our list is sure to tick a few names off your shopping list.
Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over-Ear Wireless Headphones
Give the gift of the highest-quality listening experience to your tech enthusiast this season. These Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over-Ear Wireless Headphones will keep them immersed in the music and have adaptive noise-canceling technology. To make it easier, instead of having to press pause, all they’ll need to do is lift one of the ear cups, and whatever they’re listening to will automatically pause. And they have a 30-hour battery life. How’s that for the best?
Amber Smart Storage Platform
Your tech enthusiast will be able to access their files from anywhere with the Amber Smart Storage Platform. It’s super easy for them to set up, and they won’t need to rely on the cloud or some other means of accessing their files remotely. It has a secure all-in-one platform, so they’ll be able to backup, share, and stream however they want. Or, they can use it as storage for their digital photos or videos. Its hosted on Amber servers, so it’s not accessible to the public. If they have private stuff to store, it’s safe.
Miko 2 Advanced AI Kids Robot
They say one of the best ways to learn new information is through conversation. And with Miko 2, kids can do just that. This clever robot uses powerful AI to engage, educate, and entertain kids of all ages. In fact, the robot employs facial and voice recognition to understand the nuances of speech and respond appropriately. Thanks to this incredible conversational approach, the learning is tailored to your child no matter the topic. And, as your child grows, so does Miko 2’s abilities so they can continue to learn together.
Sonos One SL Microphone-Free Speaker
Do you have a tech enthusiast who wants to have a small speaker like the Amazon Alexa or Echo Dot, but they don’t want a microphone in it listening to them? Get them a Sonos One SL Microphone-Free Speaker this holiday season. They’ll be able to put this speaker in any room, even the bathroom, and have great sound. This speaker looks modern but works the old-fashioned way without any voice control. It has two digital amplifiers, one tweeter, one mid-woofer, and accurately plays all frequencies.
Moto 360 Wear OS Smartwatch
Not everyone loves the boxy look of many smartwatches. If your tech enthusiast is looking to dive into the world of smartwatches but wants something a little more traditional looking, the Moto 360 Wear OS Smartwatch is a safe bet. This watch features an OLED round touchscreen and has an always-on display. If the watch is running low on a charge, it will self-activate the Battery Save Mode, which will keep the time displayed for up to three days. And if your tech enthusiast is a swimmer, this watch can handle up to 10,000 strokes in the pool.
Apple AirPods Pro Immersive Earbuds
These active noise-canceling earbuds are a great gift for your Apple-loving tech enthusiast. Though the AirPods Pro Immersive Earbuds have amazing ANC features, they also allow for more awareness with Transparency Mode, which will allow in noise from your settings so you’re not completely dead to the world. Plus, these AirPods have been redesigned to be more comfortable and lightweight, so they’ll want to wear them all the time.
Sevenhugs Smart Remote X All-in-One Controller
Your tech enthusiast probably has a lot of, well, tech. And with all of those devices come a lot of remotes. It’s easy to lose remotes, and it’s frustrating trying to find the one you need. Your tech enthusiast will love the Sevenhugs Smart Remote X All-in-One Controller. This remote will control all of their smart devices, from the TV to the doorbell. They can shove all of their other smart-device remotes in a drawer and have one remote to rule them all.
Audio Pro Drumfire Wireless Multiroom Speaker System
Music is a pretty important part of life for most people, and your tech enthusiast will appreciate this addition to their home. They’ll be able to rock out to the music like never before with the Audio Pro Drumfire Wireless Multiroom Speaker System. Since it’s wireless, they can put it wherever they want, and with the bold sound this speaker emits, they’ll truly feel the music.
Casper Glow Smart Sleeping Light
It can be hard to wind down at night, especially if you’ve been looking at a screen all day. Your tech enthusiast probably needs some help adjusting from the screen to the bed, and the Casper Glow Smart Sleeping Light is here to help. This light is specifically designed to help you fall asleep and emits a gentle and warm light to signal your body to get ready to sleep. It gradually dims once you’re in bed, and it’s time to wake up, it fills the room with a soft light. It even has a built-in gyroscope so you can just spin the light to change the brightness. Pair with the app and schedule the best sleep ever.
Dyson Pure Cool Me Personal Purifying Fan
The Dyson Pure Cool Me is a high-tech personal fan your tech enthusiast is bound to be excited by. Sure, there are a lot of personal fans out there, but this Dyson fan utilizes a HEPA filter that captures 99.7% of pollutants and allergens as small as 0.3 microns. Not only will they be cooler, but the air around them will also be better. And if they’re someone who forgets to change filters, don’t worry about it. The fan has built-in reminders to let them know when it’s time to replace the filter.
Tap Strap 2 Wearable Peripheral Controller
Looking for something super cool to get your tech enthusiast? The Tap Strap 2 Wearable Peripheral Controller is about as cool as it gets. Slide the device on your fingers, and the controller uses Bluetooth to connect to your device so you can remotely tap, type, swipe, and scroll. It’s also an air-gesture controller, you can work on a surface, or swipe in the air.
RaDo Tech Full-Body Personal Health Scanner
One of the great things about tech is that it’s constantly improving and helping us lead healthier lives. And a big step toward living a healthier life is knowing what’s happening in your body. If you have a tech enthusiast who is trying to lead a healthier lifestyle, the RaDo Tech Full-Body Personal Health Scanner is a great holiday gift. The scanner sends a small, safe electrical current through your body through acupuncture points to see how your vital organs are functioning. It then sends the results to your smartphone in an easy-to-understand manner.
Facebook Portal Mini Smart Video Calling Screen
Are you looking for a great way to turn a long-distance reticent loved one into a tech enthusiast and make your life a little better in the process? Get them the Facebook Portal Mini this holiday season. It’ll connect them to anyone, anywhere, and they’ll be amazed by the built-in smart sound. This calling screen will weed out the background noise and enhance their voice so it’s easier to hear and understand them. An added bonus? The portal also has Amazon Alexa, so you can slide them into another realm of tech.
Google Pixel Buds Bluetooth Earbuds
Not every tech enthusiast is addicted to Apple, and for them, there are the Google Pixel Buds Bluetooth Earbuds. These small, comfortable earbuds will float in their ears and provide hands-free Google Assistant access. They offer a long-range Bluetooth connect, and will reach up to three rooms away indoors, or the length of a football field away when outdoors. For an even cooler feature, they provide Google Translate access. Your tech enthusiast is sure to love all of the features of these earbuds.
Nest Wifi Router
Every house could use an added boost to their internet. If your tech enthusiast doesn’t have one yet, get them the Nest Wifi Router. And this router won’t just provide internet speeds that are twice as fast and 25% better overall coverage. It also has a built-in Google Assistant smart speaker and can do everything a Nest Mini does. Added bonus? It looks fantastic and nothing like the routers you’re used to seeing. You won’t want to shove it away in a drawer or behind whatever you can find to hide it.
GoPro Hero8 Black Action Camera
Your tech enthusiast will be amazed by the stabilizing qualities of the GoPro Hero8 Black Action Camera. It doesn’t matter how shaky your footage is, it will stabilize it. It has HyperSmooth 2.0 technology and multiple levels of stabilization. With Boost, you can level the horizon in your footage and quickly straighten out any video. It has a built-in mount and easily attaches to a tripod or selfie-stick. It’s waterproof up to ten meters, too, so your tech enthusiast can take it anywhere.
IKEA and Sonos Symfonisk Table Lamp Wi-Fi Speaker
When form meets function, beautiful things happen. Your tech enthusiast will love the IKEA and Sonos Symfonisk Table Lamp Wi-Fi Speaker, especially if they’re minimalist and looking to pare down and live in a simpler living space. If they want surround sound, they can even pair it with other Sonos speakers. You can also control this device from the app for even easier lighting and sound.
New Apple 7th Generation iPad
Every tech enthusiast would love the Apple 7th Generation iPad this holiday season. And anyone who’s not into all the tech ever. This iPad features a 10.2-inch Retina display, and it uses the all-new iPadOS that has been specifically designed for the iPad. This iPad has a redesigned home screen and is easier to use than ever before. You’ll have ten hours of battery life, and the iPad is twice as fast as a PC laptop.
Netgear Meural Canvas II Digital Frame
Sometimes tech doesn’t do much other than be neat, and tech enthusiasts know that. The Netgear Meural Canvas II Digital Frame is one of those cases. This frame comes in two sizes and four colors and makes art more digital-friendly in a new way. These frames will allow you to change your artwork at any time. Showcase all of your best shots—or someone else’s. They also have an anti-glare matte display and an ambient light sensor to give the art a lifelike view.
Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch
Do you have a tech enthusiast on your list who could use an update to their smart fitness watch? The Fitbit Versa 2 is just the ticket for this holiday season. This smartwatch has a built-in Amazon Alexa and all the functionality that service offers, but it’s also a fantastic health tracking device. Your tech enthusiast will be able to stay on top of their health, their emails, the weather, and more.
DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Foldable Smartphone Gimbal
If your tech enthusiast is always on the go and always trying to catch the perfect shot, they need a DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Foldable Smartphone Gimbal. This gimbal will let them use Story Mode or Sports Mode, depending on what they are filming. It also helps to reduce shaky footage, so don’t worry about getting motion sick while they’re playing back video of their latest adventure. It has a comfortable handle, and it only weighs 405 grams, so they can take it anywhere and hold it for longer stretches of time.
And that just about does it! With just about every technology niche covered, we’re certain you can find just the gift for every special someone on your list who loves technology. Have something to add? Let us know in the comments!