Tech Lovers Gift Guide | 25 Unique Gift Ideas
With this Christmas Gift Guide we feature some of the newest high-end technology that will make life all the more easier and enjoyable.
We are certain that you will find something, not only as gifts for someone else, but possibly for yourself as well. From drop-proof External Hard Drives all the way to R/C Helicopters, we have it all!
1 – Transcend StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive
If you’re anywhere as clumsy as we are then you will appreciate the latest StoreJet 25M3 External Hard Drive by Transcend. Tested to U.S. Military Drop Test standard MIL-STD-810G 516.6, you can rest assured that the StoreJet 25M3’s durable anit-shock rubber outer case, advanced 3-stage shock protection system and advanced internal hard drive suspension system will be able to withstand any drop. Combine this with USB 3.0 and you have a military-grade shock resistant hard drive with a transfer rate of up to 5 GB/s. Perfect for those who want to protect their precious data.
BUY | from $54.99
2 – Shure SE215-K Noise Isolating Headphones
Shure has long been revered as one of the most reliable headphone manufacturers; pristine crystalline trebles and deep baritone bases all coming from high-end dynamic micro-drivers. The latest in the Shure range, the SE215-K, delivers as promised. Waterproof, detachable form-fit cables that mold around your ears and an astonishing frequency range of 15Hz – 20000Hz assures that you get the best possible earphone. The Shure SE215-K is so reliable that it is considered professional concert headphones and coming in blue, black or clear, it is bound to be the perfect gift.
BUY | from $67.00
3 – Philips Bodygroomer
Facial hair is good! It has even become a fashion staple among men with beards making a huge comeback. However, excessive body hair is something that is, fortunately or unfortunately for some, considered unsightly. If you would like to have your body hair neat, trimmed and orderly at all times, try Philips Norelco Bodygroom Shaver. The great thing about this body shaver is that it has three combs for different hair lengths which are rounded to easily glide over the skin. There is also an extra-long attachment to help you with shaving your back. The blades are self-sharpening and their shave prevent cuts while capturing all hairs in a single motion, regardless of their length.
BUY | $34.95
4 – The Pebblebee Honey
Do you know someone that is constantly looking for their keys or phone? Look no further as we share with you the “most powerful loss prevention device in the Universe”, ‘The Pebblebee Honey’. By utilizing Bluetooth 4.0, the Pebblebee has a range of 150 feet; the range finder on your phone gets you closer and then you simply turn on the device’s LED or loudspeaker to pinpoint the location. The Pebblebee works both ways, however; if you lost your phone but have your keys, you simply push the preprogrammed button on the device and it automatically rings your phone. You can also program this button to take photos. Never will keys be lost again.
BUY | from $24.99
5 – Pokket Mixer
For the aspiring DJ or Musician on the go, the Pokket Mixer allows for utter freedom of musical expression. The winner of the German Design Award, the Pokket Mixer is light as it is usable and versatile. Compatible with all devices, from Laptops to Smartphones and even iPods or Tablets, you simply plug two players in and the output into stereo equipment and off you go. There is no need for batteries or electrical hookup and weighing in at 130 grams/ 4.5 oz, you can take your Pokket Mixer anywhere, anytime.
BUY – from $119.95
6 – Octovo’s Dopp Kit
Staying organized while traveling is exceptionally important and this elegant yet highly practical product will efficiently organize your toiletries and grooming products. Octovo’s Dopp Kit is made from the finest Italian tanned leather and comes with a metal hook to hang. It consists of several button-closures and zip pouches. The interior is easy to maintain – just wipe it with a wet cloth. The Dopp Kit is a real space saver because it rolls up so you can easily stow it away in your luggage. It measures 9.25 x 7.25 x 2 inches when closed and 21.25 inches when opened.
BUY | $165
7 – Philips Norelco Beard Trimmer 9100
All too often, in the midst of a beard trimming session, we cut too much and end up with too little. Fear no more, the Philips Norelco Beard Trimmer 9100 comes with a pop up laser system that displays where you will be trimming for that pristine, clean cut. With chromium self-sharpening blades and 17 length settings, you’ll get the best trim every time. It’s also waterproof and to clean it you simply rinse under the faucet. 60 minutes of cordless use and a 1 hour charge time means that you’ll always be able to trim on the go.
BUY | $79.95
8 – Nixon Newton Black Digital Watch
Nixon has been well known for their camera and watch making skills and the Newton Digital watch range once again proves this. Constructed from molded polycarbonate and featuring a hardened mineral face with a positive or negative LCD display, it looks as good as it feels. A double injected custom polyurethane strap holsters the patented polycarbonate locking looper and buckle as well as being waterproof up to 30 meters means that you’ll never miss the time.
BUY | $150
9 – Wocket – Smart Wallet
The days of bulky wallets that can barely hold your cards and cash will soon be gone thanks to Wocket – the smart wallet. It replaces your entire wallet with a single card. All you need to do is to simply swipe all your cards directly into Wocket with the card reader (comes included with Wocket). Your financial information and access to the data stored in Wocket is protected by biometric voice security. The difference between Wocket and other similar devices on the market is that Wocket doesn’t need a smartphone, or an app, or even an internet connection to function. If you still need to hook it up to your laptop or smartphone to transfer data, no problem. You can use that via the Wocket app which you can also use to manage your account and update Wocket’s firmware.
BUY | $179
10 – Samsung Gear VR Headset
Tailored for your Samsung Smartphone, the Samsung Gear VR Headset places you right in the middle of the virtual realm. Weighing in at 318 grams, it’s 19% lighter than its predecessor and a touch pad on the side allows you to seamlessly control your VR, a 96◦ field of view allows you to see more than before and an accelerometer, proximity sensor and gyrometer seamlessly streams into your experience. Thousands of 3D movies and ever-expanding collection of VR games are at your fingertips. Compatible with the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 Edge+.
BUY | from $99
11 – Mophie Power Station Plus
Mophie has become the world leader when it comes to power banks. Their latest ‘Plus’ version incorporates built-in retractable USB and micro USB or lightning USB connections. A dream for when you forget your charging cable at home. Depending on which size you get, the Mophie Power Station Plus can charge your iPhone 8 extra times and it just keeps holding its charge. The Mophie Power Station Plus is sleek, sophisticated and lightweight and perfect for those that use their smart devices a lot.
BUY | from $79.95
12 – The North Face Hyperair GTX Jacket
There are the usual water / windproof jackets and there are the North Face jackets which are on a completely different level. This is a full-blown Gore-Tex Active jacket that is lightweight, extremely breathable, and very durable. It also provides reduced sweat accumulation and faster moisture transport. The jacket’s impenetrable moisture barrier will keep you dry at all times. HyperAir GTX comes with an adjustable attached hood, articulated sleeves (with adjustable cuffs), hand and media pockets, PU zippers, an internal stow pocket, an adjustable hem and a reflective logo. The North Face HyperAir GTX was launched on December 15th and it would make the perfect Christmas present for those diehard runners and hikers.
BUY | $249
13 – Griffin Survivor Case for iPhone 6
The Griffin Survivor Case is ruggedly constructed and tested to meet the US Department of Defense Standard 810F and the UK Department of Defense Standard 00-35 to ensure that your iPhone stays safe. Constructed from the inside out using a polycarbonate frame that has been adorned with a tough, shock-absorbing silicone outer and an in-built screen protector, your phone is not only weather proof but also drop proof from a height of at least 6.6 feet. The Griffin Survivor Case has been designed to handle any environment that you find yourself in.
BUY | $24.99
14 – Cordless Tire Inflator i5000 by Goodyear
This product is a must have for any driver! We have all experienced a flat tire and the nuisance that comes with it. The famous tire manufacturer has come up with a solution that will solve your flat tire problem in under four minutes. This is a high pressure 12 Volt portable inflator that operates in two different settings – battery or directly off vehicle current. Thanks to its 12 Volt-power-outlet, you can also operate cell phones, invertors and any other 12 Volt piece of equipment.
BUY | $39.99
15 – Plinth Pocket Travel Tablet Stand
Small, lightweight, efficient and practical is what Plinth has achieved with their Pocket Travel Tablet Stand. Weighing in at 50 grams, and folding up small enough to fit into your pocket, you can literally take it anywhere. It flips into 5 different essential positions, is compatible with any smartphone, tablet and can even hold them with any cover on. Plinth constructed their pocket stand from tough engineering plastics with bonded rubber feet and pads to ensure that your phone or tablet never slips.
BUY | $23
16 – Light-up Bicycle Gloves
Dubbed “the world’s best bicycle light”, Zackees’ Light-up Bicycle Gloves serve a dual purpose. They are, obviously, bicycle gloves that are made from water resistant Spandex with fleece liner to keep your hands warm and dry and they are also signaling gloves that come with 54 Lumen LEDs. Designed by a former Google engineer, these gloves “put the power of signal in your hands”. All you need to do to activate the LED blinker and signal is to press your thumb against your index finger. The gloves increase the brightness four times during the day and extend battery life four times during the night. They also come with two pairs of rechargeable coincell batteries and a charger.
BUY | $99.95
17 – GrillBot
Love barbecues but despise the cleaning? Then Grillbot, the grill cleaning robot is for you. When you receive your Grillbot, simply plug in to charge for 8 hours, take outside, place on the grill and push the start button once for a 10-minute cycle, twice for a 20-minute cycle or three times for a 30-minute cycle. Once the Grillbot has completed its cycle, your grill will be spotless. To clean the Grillbot, simply remove the brushes, place in the dishwasher and run through a cycle. It’s as simple as that. BUY- $129.95
BUY | $129.95
18 – Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
It will take you literally five minutes to make a delicious sandwich. That is if you have Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker. With this gadget you can forget about fast food and have a homemade sandwich made from fresh ingredients every day. Just put a bagel or a muffin inside the Hamilton Sandwich Maker, place an egg, cheese, bacon or whatever you want on the cooking plate and close the lid. Slide the cooking plate out and your sandwich assembles itself. Leave it inside for five minutes, open the lid and the sandwich is ready to eat. Hamilton Sandwich Maker comes with a recipe booklet and all of its removable parts are dishwasher safe.
BUY | $24
19 – Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens for iPhone 6
The Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens fits snugly onto your iPhone 6 and allows your inner photographer to blossom. With the Olloclip you can take pristine photo’s in 4 different modes, namely – Fisheye, Wide-angle, 10x Macro and 15x Macro. These different lens settings allow you to get the best possible photos and since it’s so small, you can take it wherever you go. The perfect gift for photographers or travelers.
20 – Swingbyte Mobile Golf Swing Analyzer
Golfers are perpetually striving for that perfect swing that is powerful yet precise enough. Swingbyte Mobile Golf Swing Analyzer can help them exactly with that. It attaches to any club and displays a 360-degree-view of the swing, club head speed and acceleration, the club’s true plane from address to impact, static and dynamic loft and lie at address and impact, angle of attack, club path and swing tempo. In short, every bit of information that a golfer needs in order to swing accurately and effectively… As soon as you hit that ball, Swingbyte wirelessly transmits the data along with 3-D images via Bluetooth to your android or iOS device. The information is then uploaded to Swingbyte’s website where you can analyze and share your data with an instructor.
BUY | $66.44
21 – Amazon Fire TV Stick
Simply plug into your TV’s HDMI port and instantly enjoy over 250,000 TV episodes, movies, games and much more. With a dual-core processor and 8Gb of memory you have 4 x the storage of Chromecast and with Amazon’s ASAP that learns which shows you like the best, you’ll never experience buffering again. The Fire TV Stick also features voice search that actually works and it is the easiest way to enjoy Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, HBO and many more. The Fire TV Stick allows you to use it at home or wherever you might be on your travels. The Fire TV Stick truly is, according to Amazon, “The most powerful Streaming Stick.”
BUY | from $39.99
22 – Breo iSee4 Wireless Eye Massager
This product is an all-in-one spa for your tired, sore, itchy eyes. Not only does it relieve eye strain and dry eyes, but it also effectively alleviates sinus pressure and headaches. Furthermore, it relaxes your overworked mind and, in turn, promotes general well-being and sleep. On the aesthetic side, Breo iSee4 Eye Massager will reduce dark circle and puffiness around the eyes. The massager has three unique massage modes – sleep mode (air pressure + warm compression for 10 minutes), medium mode (air pressure + warm compression + nature sounds, 15 minutes) and high mode (air pressure + warm compression + vibration + nature sounds, 20 minutes). It comes with a built-in music player with pre-recorded nature sounds.
BUY | $149.99
23 – Syma S107/S107G R/C Helicopter
Syma has always created some of the best R/C Helicopters and with their latest S107/S107G, they have delivered, once again, a helicopter that is suited to both the enthusiast and beginner alike. At 7.5 inches, it’s small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and can even be used indoors. True to all helicopters the Syma S107 allows you to fly in 6 different directions, including backwards and charging has been made simple through the use of USB charging or by charging it via your remote; 25 – 30 minutes of charge time allows you to fly for approximately 8 – 12 minutes. The remote control also has 2-channel functionality which allows you to fly 2 different helicopters at once!
BUY | $19.50
24 – Star Wars R2D2 Desktop Vacuum Cleaner
We simply had to get on the Star Wars bandwagon and show you a product that every computer user should have – Star Wars’ inspired R2D2 Desktop Vacuum Cleaner that is as quirky as it is useful. This compact (5.3 inches) but powerful desktop vacuum cleaner is USB powered and comes with a micro USB cable. R2D2 vacuums crumbs, dust, dirt and pencil shavings through his front leg and has a screw-on top lid which makes emptying quite easy. You turn it on by pressing the button of top of its head. “Let the force of cleaning power be with you”!
BUY | $24.39
25 – Duronic DM353 Triple Three LCD/LED Desk Mount
Perfect for those of you who are avid gamers, the Duronic DM353 allows you to mount 3 different PC monitors or even TV’s. Each arm has a carrying capacity of 8 Kg by utilizing an extra strong clamp that has been designed for stability. Each of the 3 arms are fully adjustable and allows you to tilt up to 15⁰, swivel up to 180⁰ and rotate 360⁰. The Duronic DM353 has been rated 4.6/5 stars by Amazon users and we couldn’t agree more. The Duronic DM353 will make your gaming or TV viewing an utmost pleasure.
BUY | $52
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