Everyone has a gadget-lover or tech junkie on their holiday shopping lists, so why not indulge them with the latest and greatest gadgets to make their holiday all the more memorable?
Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over the years - and this year has been no exception. So if you’re not up to par on your gadgets and gizmos, don’t fret. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of the top tech gifts that you can surprise your friends or family members with this holiday season.
Top Tech Gifts of 2014
3D Printer Pen
3D printers are huge today among product developers and DIYers – but they’re still pretty expensive to become household items. But your tech lover can dabble in the world of 3D printing with a pen. Such pens eject thermoplastic to create a lifelike model that hardens in a matter of seconds.
A favorite among the amateur videographer community, GoPro cameras are affordable, versatile, and tough enough to withstand most conditions. The “Hero” model is specifically designed to withstand snow, rain and mud. Plus, we’ve got GoPro batteries for when you need them.
Smartphone Photo Printer
Able to connect to all of your Android or iOS devices, this printer can quickly print out the photos that you snap on them – and in crystal clear quality. No more sending them to the computer or to your nearest drug store for printing.
OK, so maybe this isn’t exactly a “tech gadget,” but it can enable people to play with their tech gadgets in the cold!
Offer your tech lover the ability to take their home TV with them wherever they go. You can even stream DVR content over your tablet or phone with the Slingbox – all you need is the device itself and to download the app on your appropriate portable device.
For the tech guru that is also a fitness nut, a fitness tracker can help them keep track of total steps taken throughout the day to make sure that they’re burning off more calories than they’re taking in.
There are smartphones… and now there are smart watches. Do what you can from your phone by synching it to your watch – just be sure to get your recipient a smart watch that either works with Android or iOS, based on their phone.
Who says the techie on your list has to be difficult to shop for? By following the above suggestions, you can ensure a very merry holiday season for the enthusiast on your list.
Oh, and of course, don’t forget the batteries for all of your gadgets! You want to be able to use them right out of the box.