10 Great Gadget Gifts For The Techie In Your Life


Every holiday season means a whole world a new tech products and gadgets that consumers are lining up to buy.  Everyone is involved with technology, to varying degrees, but what on Earth are you supposed to get your friends and loved ones for Christmas?

Don’t worry.  There are great gadget gifts available for every price range.  Whether you want to spend a lot or a little, you’ll be covered.

1. iPhone lens kit

Turn your iPhone into a professional camera with this clip-on lens.  See farther, see clearer, see closer, and see your pictures turn into works of art without the heavy cost of a DSLR camera.

2. Pet camera set

Ever wonder what your dog or cat does all day when you’re at work?  You’re not alone.  That’s why pet cameras are now a thing.  With this kit, the lucky person who receives it can set up a camera to monitor their furry friends and watch what they’re up to from their smart phone or tablet.

3. Amazon Fire TV Stick

All the streaming content you could ever want with a handy little device that costs less than $50.  Just plug the Fire Stick into an HDMI port on your TV and you’re ready to watch videos on Netflix, Youtube, and Amazon Prime.  Months and months of entertainment are right at your fingertips with one of the best gadget gifts ever.

4. Nightstand charging dock

Who doesn’t use their phone as their alarm clock these days?  This great charging dock sits on the nightstand and holds the phone at the right angle for glancing at the clock, and it charges while you sleep as well.

5. GoPro HERO4 Silver

For your friend who’s always on-the-go, this camera is just as rugged as they are.  They’ll love it because they can now film all their wild, outdoor expeditions, and you’ll love giving it to them because now you can watch those expeditions from the safety of your own couch.

6. Silicone phone case variety pack

Some people change phone cases like they change their underwear, so instead of investing in a $40+ case that they’re going to get bored of, how about some silicone cases that provide security but don’t require the long term commitment?

7. Bluetooth shower speaker

It’s handy and it’s affordable on just about any budget, so why not pick up one of these shower speakers for your bathroom too?  They’re waterproof and they pair quickly with your Bluetooth enabled device so you can stream your tunes through the speaker while you shower.

8. FitBit HR Charge

Activity trackers are all the rage, and this is one of the best.  The built in heart rate monitor constantly takes data on hour your heart is pumping for more accurate information about your calorie-burning and your overall fitness.

9. Kitchen iPad stand

One of the best gadget gifts for the gourmet in your life is something to hold their iPad at the right angle so they can read recipes at a glance.  This one is useful and it’s cute, so it won’t look out-of-place on the kitchen countertop.

10. External battery charger

For the person on your list whose phone is always on the verge of dying.  This high-capacity external charger will provide a much-needed boost to a smart phone or even a tablet without sitting around and waiting all day for it to charge.

SOURCES: Amazon 

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