Check out our list of cool tech gifts you can give your gadget-loving friends and family during the holiday season!
Cool Tech Gifts Techies Would Definitely Love
1. Beddi Glow Alarm Clock
Got a friend who just can’t wake up no matter how many alarms have been set up? Maybe you’re the type who keeps hitting the snooze button until you realize you’re already late? Then, the Beddi Glow Alarm would be a great gift for your friend…or yourself.
The Beddi Alarm is a user-friendly app-enabled alarm clock that not only helps you wake up naturally but also helps you sleep better at night. To help you get a good night’s sleep, It has a white noise generator and plays soothing sounds at night. In the morning, a sunrise-simulating light accompanied with a gradually increasing alarm tone will wake you up.
2. Fitbit Flyer Wireless Headphones
Here’s a great choice of gift for your Apple-loving techie friend who hates the audio jack-less new iPhone models. While Apple wireless earphones are provided in every box, let’s admit they are quite easy to lose and some users would probably want an alternative.
The Fitbit Flyer Wireless Headphones provides great sound with a long battery life. You get up to 6 hours of playtime so you won’t have to charge too frequently. It fits securely and comfortably and even comes with a 3-button control box for easy control of music and calls.
3. Satechi Aluminum Desktop Lightning Charging Stand
Smartphones are great at making everyday tasks so much easier. The problem? Short battery life! When your battery runs low during crucial moments, it can greatly affect productivity.
With the Satechi Charging Stand, you won’t have to worry about a low battery when you’re in the middle of something. It allows you to charge your phone and still have a hands-free access to it. Now, you don’t have to worry about your battery draining in the middle of your cooking session while watching the recipe on YouTube or be cut off in the middle of a call.
4. Amazon Fire TV Stick
Looking for a rad tech gift for dad for the holidays? We bet he’s going to love the Amazon Fire TV Stick! Binge-watching after a long day of work is never going to be the same again with this gadget. The Fire TV stick provides easy access to the content of popular streaming apps such as Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube, and a lot more.
You can also use it to play games on your television such as Pac-Man 256, Hill Climb Racing, Hungry Shark Evolution, and so much more. You won’t worry about slow loading or interrupted streaming with its 1GB memory and a quad-core processor. It even comes with 8GB of storage.
5. Peak Design Everyday Backpack
The Peak Design Everyday Backpack is a cool tech gift for men who have everything. After all, if he has everything, he’d probably want a place to put it all in, right?
This stylish bag makes a perfect present to the techie guy who travels a lot. It has ample space for a laptop, camera, drones, tablets, and all other gadgets your friend would have. It has dividers inside which keeps the stuff organized and protected.
6. Omnicharge Omni USB-C Portable Power Bank
The on-the-go techie guy is going to love unwrapping this gift! The Omnicharge Portable Power Bank is packed with a capacity of 20,100 mAH, two high-speed USB-C ports, and 2 full USB ports. No gadget will be left uncharged even while on the road with this baby. It can even charge a MacBook Pro!
It’s OLED display will keep you updated on its temperature, battery level, remaining time, and input/output power. You can also access multiple features through its interactive menu. You can buy through Amazon and get a 1-year limited warranty with lifetime customer support.
7. Rabbit Charger
At $49.95, this is perhaps one of the best tech gifts under $50 you can get your gadget-loving pal. The Rabbit Charger comes with two micro-USB and two USB-C swappable charging tips. The Apple tips are sold separately which you might want to add you’re planning to give it to an Apple user. It’s a great travel companion for when you need to charge multiple gadgets at the airport or if your hotel room has limited sockets.
8. VR WEAR 3D VR Glasses – Virtual Reality Goggles
Perfect for kids and kids-at-heart, this gift will definitely give you a ton of brownie points from the recipient! The VR Wear 3D VR Glasses is compatible with the iPhone 6 and higher as well as Android smartphones.
The user is going to love the extreme detail they see as they watch videos and movies or play games through the goggles. You can adjust the lenses separately for each eye. This reduces the tendency to feel dizzy while using the goggles. They also fit comfortably so you won’t have to worry about it feeling uncomfortable with prolonged use.
9. Tile Mate
Got a forgetful friend or family member who can’t seem to keep track of their belongings? This is the perfect gift for them! The Tile Mate is the world’s best-selling Bluetooth tracker and is definitely handy for people who keep wondering where their stuff is.
It can easily loop through keychains or attach to things you don’t want to lose. You can use the app on your smartphone to make the tile ring when you’re near the object you’re looking for. If it’s your phone you can’t find, don’t fret! Simply double press the button on the Tile Mate to make your phone ring even when it’s on silent mode.
10. Pac-Man Connect and Play
Don’t you miss playing Pac-Man in your local arcade with some good old friends? Surprise those friends with this incredible gift!
Released to celebrate the game’s 35th anniversary, it allows you to play the classic game on just about any TV. All you have to do is connect the cables to your TV set and you’re good to go. Aside from Pac-Man, 11 other games are also included in the device.
11. Sphero R2-D2 Droid
We all have that friend who is a total Star Wars fanatic! Be the best friend ever and give him this R2-D2 Droid by Sphero! The droid can be controlled by a smartphone and it moves just like the original R2-D2.
It comes with integrated speakers and LEDs and its front and rear lights are fully functional. It has a holographic simulation and lets you explore the Star Wars galaxy. Plus, it makes the perfect Star Wars binge buddy as it reacts to scenes from the movie.
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It’s common for a techie friend to receive gadgets from friends and family during birthdays or holidays. You can stand out by giving a really cool tech gift which is unique and useful. Also, if you aren’t sure what to give friends or family, you can’t go wrong with a gadget or a gadget accessory since everyone pretty much uses them these days. Whether it’s a tech gift for dad, mom, your significant other, or a friend, we hope you’ve found a gift idea for them on our list. Happy shopping!
What’s your favorite among the list? Do you have any other suggestions for a great tech gift? Let us know in the comments section!