Technology has taken over the world. We went from having 1-2 devices to having every device under the sun. If you have a tech-guru in your life (and let's face it, who doesn't), you might be wondering what to get them this holiday season. With so many different items on the market, it can be hard to decide. From smart outlets to speakers to kitchen goods to home decor, everything seems to be a smart appliance these days.
Lucky for you, I consider myself to be pretty tech-savvy myself, so I rounded up some of my favorite tech items that almost everyone would love–even those that aren't super into gadgets. Whether it's a new laptop accessory or a way to spice up your bathroom, I've got you covered.
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The Amazon Echo Is Perfect For Every Music LoverThere's a good chance that you've heard of the Echo Dot before, but if you have yet to experience it, then it's a must-have this holiday season. Play your favorite music using Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Pandora, iHeart Radio, and more or use her to control the smart outlets in your home. It's a device that truly does everything, all without leaving your couch.
Stay Cool And Keep Track Of Time With This USB Clock FanIf you or someone you know spends most of their day sitting at a desk on the computer, they most definitely need this USB clock fan. Not only does it keep you cool, but it also keeps track of time. Talk about a win-win. It also makes for one great conversation starter.
Play 200 Preloaded Games On This Mini Arcade MachineI grew up playing arcade games (thanks, Dad), so this mini arcade machine is super nostalgic for me. Bring back the fun of arcades with this handheld machine preloaded with 200 games similar to those you likely played as a child. Know someone who loves all things old-school? This is the perfect gift for them. It's also great for children.
Every Tech Addict Needs This Charging StationI know that I'm not the only one who's a tech addict with multiple devices. Trying to charge every single device at one time always leads to the nightmare of tangled cords. Say goodbye to that problem with this charging station. It comes with four cords compatible with the iPhone and iPad, a USB-C cable, and a micro-USB cable. It keeps you 100% organized and 100% charged.
Struggle To Fall Asleep? These Sleep Headphones Are For YouI am a super light sleeper, and any small noise or light wakes me up. If this sounds familiar, you might want to consider these sleep headphones. They not only block out 100% of the light, but they also play music through Bluetooth. Fall asleep listening to white noise or ocean sounds or listen to your favorite audiobook to help you get sleepy.
Stop Worrying About Buying Hundreds Of Notebooks With The RocketbookI can't believe this did not exist when I was in school. The Rocketbook is a 36 dotted page notebook that can be reused over and over. How, you might be wondering? It connects to the Rocketbook app on your phone and allows you to upload all of your notes to Dropbox, Google Drive, etc. Once you've scanned the notes in, simply erase them and start over.
Never Worry About A Dead Phone Again With This iPhone Charger KeychainThere's nothing worse than being out and about running errands and your phone dying. This iPhone charger keychain not only includes a charging cable but also has a bottle opener and carabiner. Hook it on your keys or your purse, and you will be prepared no matter where you go.
Say Goodbye To Cold Hands Forever With This Rechargable Hand WarmerThere's nothing worse than cold hands on a frigid winter day. No matter what gloves you wear or how hard you try to warm them up, nothing ever seems to work–until now. This rechargeable hand warmer has three different temperature modes and can last up to 8 hours before needing to be charged. Throw it in your coat pocket and say goodbye to hands forever.
Make The Perfect Breakfast Sandwich With The Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich MakerBreakfast sandwiches are arguably one of the best breakfast foods. If you or someone you know loves to chow down on McMuffins, then this breakfast sandwich maker is the perfect gift. Toast your bread while you cook your eggs and breakfast meat, and in just 5 minutes, your sandwich is ready to eat. This is a great gift for busy moms and work addicts who are always rushing out the door.
Your Tech Loving Kiddos Will Love This DroneI actually purchased this drone for my younger brother last Christmas, and it was quite the hit. While it doesn't have the capabilities that most drones have, it flies when you put your hand under it for interactive play, and it emits a bright, colorful light. And don't worry about kids being too rough–it's very durable.
Every Star Wars Lover Needs This 3D Millennium Falcon LightIf your husband or kiddos are big Star Wars fans, then this 3D Millennium Falcon light is the perfect gift. Use it as a nightlight for kids or as a shelf decoration in a man cave.
Turn Your Backyard Or Bedroom Into A Movie Theater With This Mini ProjectorI recently purchased this mini projector for our house, and it was one of the best decisions I've ever made. In the fall, we set it up in the backyard to watch scary movies, and now it sits in our bedroom and acts as our TV. Grab a bowl of popcorn and turn your wall into a movie theater instantly.
Watch Movies On A Big Screen While On The Go With This Screen MagnifierIf you're always road tripping or flying to your next destination, this screen magnifier is a must. It turns your small iPhone screen into a large, more-detailed screen so you can enjoy a better movie experience. The best part? When you're not using it, it rolls up so you can stow it easily.
Control Any Appliance From Any Room With The Amazon Smart PlugAmazon has made it easier than ever to control all of your devices from the comfort of your couch. The Amazon Smart Plug connects to an Alexa-enabled device so you can voice control your lights, fans, coffee makers, etc. You can even schedule lights, fans, and appliances to turn off and on automatically.
Who Needs An Expensive Camera When You Can Use This Phone Lens KitThis phone lens kit proves that you don't need an expensive camera to take awesome photos. Use the wide-angle to capture landscapes and architecture and the macro lens to photograph super close-ups. The kit also comes with a rechargeable LED fill light, lanyard, and travel case–perfect for those looking to improve their photography skills.
Show Off Your Favorite Photos With This Digital Photo FrameI've given this digital photo frame to multiple family members now, and they all love it. We tend to sit with thousands of photos on our computers and phones and never look at them again. With this frame, we can have our favorites on display at all times, which serves as a great reminder of those memories.
This 5 in 1 Bedside Lamp Does It AllThis 5-in-1 bedside lamp may look like a simple nightlight, but it does so much more. Aside from acting as a touch control lamp, it also serves as an alarm clock, a Bluetooth speaker, and an Mp3 player. The coolest feature? It can change colors based on the rhythm of the music.
Don't Pay An Arm And A Leg For A Fitness Tracker When You Can Get This Smart WatchThe YAMAY smartwatch has all of the capabilities of other expensive watches on the market for a fraction of the cost. Track your heart rate, your exercises, your sleep, control your music, and receive all of your texts and calls to your wrist. Why spend hundreds when this watch truly does it all?
Never Lose Your Notes Again With The Boogie BoardWith no device to charge, the Boogie Board is the new way to take notes, write down ideas, and doodle. Write on everything from lines to grids to digital screens. Using liquid crystal paper, writing on the board feels as if you're writing in a notebook. Yet you can scan your work into your phone, so you never have to worry about losing notes again.
Keep Drinks Hot Or Cold With This Smart Thermos BottleAlways on the go? Is your coffee always getting cold too quickly? Or maybe your iced tea gets too hot in the summer months. If so, this smart thermos bottle will change your life. Using the touch LDC screen, you can control the bottle's temperature so your beverages will always be as hot or cold as you like.
Stop Losing Your Keys With Tile MateThe Tile Mate Bluetooth tracker is an all-purpose finder for everything from purses to keys. If you can't find the item that the Tile Mate is connected to, use the app to ring it if it's within 200 ft. If it's outside of the range, use the app to find the item's most recent location so you can retrace your steps. Though it may seem like a small gift, it's sure to be popular.
Every Outdoor Enthusiast Needs This Solar Powered Inflatable LanternCreated as a sustainable solution to off-the-grid light, the LuminAID inflatable lantern is ideal for all outdoor enthusiasts. Attach it to your backpack during day trips and hikes before lighting up your campsite in the evenings. Or keep it around the house as an emergency preparedness back-up. No matter how you choose to use it, if you're short on time and need the light, charge it using the included micro USB cord.
Stop Using Dirty Brushes And Get Them Looking Like New With This Makeup Brush Cleaner And DryerI'll be the first to admit that I am not very good at cleaning my makeup brushes and sponges. Yet I've read how important it is to do so. It never seemed like an easy task. That is until the makeup brush cleaner and dryer came out. The spinner is designed to rapidly spin your brushes clean before drying them off. Even the most stubborn dark eyeshadows disappear after one round in this cleaner.
This UV Phone Sanitizer Will Keep Your Phone Sparkling CleanWith everything going on in the world right now, cleaning your phone is more important than ever. And while you could wipe it clean with a disinfecting light, using the UV phone sanitizer will kill up to 99.9% of germs. You can even throw in some essential oils so your phone will come out smelling wonderful.
Keep Your Desk Spotless With This Desktop Vacuum CleanerLet's be honest, if you work from home, then you know how messy a desk can get. From snacking in between Zoom calls to dust collecting, it can get real dirty, real fast. That's where this desktop vacuum cleaner comes in. Clean up crumbs, daily dust, dog hair, etc., with the touch of a button.
Stay Healthy This Winter With This Portable HumidifierThis portable humidifier is great for your home, office, car, etc. With 6-hour battery life and an 8-16 hour water tank, this little bad boy helps moisturize the dry air, improve sleep quality, reduce the likelihood of illness, and overall improve decrease discomfort.
Step Up Your Shower Karaoke Game With This Waterproof SpeakerWe've all sang in our shower at the top of our lungs at least once in our life. Well, now you can take your shower karaoke game to the next level with this waterproof speaker that sections to the shower wall. Despite its small size, it has deep bass levels and rich sound, so you can sing your little heart out.
Bring Your Favorite Netflix Shows Into The Bath With You With This Tech-Friendly Shower CurtainIf you just can't get enough of your phone, why not bring it into the shower or bath with you? Now you can with the tech-friendly shower curtain. Watch your favorite Netflix shows or movies while you shower or bathe without worrying about dropping your phone in the water.
Get The Perfect Selfie Lighting With The LuMee Duo Phone CaseThe LuMee phone case is an influencer approved case that boasts studio-quality front and backlighting for the ultimate selfie lighting. Your Instagram pictures will be so good that everyone will be asking what your secret is.
Never Forget To Stay Hydrated Again With This Smart Water BottleRemembering to drink water can be hard sometimes, especially if you have a busy schedule. Luckily, there are things like this smart water bottle that help serve as a reminder. It has an attached Bluetooth speaker and glows to remind you to drink water throughout the day.
Give Yourself An At-Home Facial With This Facial Steamer
via: AmazonFacial steamers are all the rage right now due to their long list of benefits. Reduce acne, blackheads, weaken pigmented spots, moisturize your skin, and remove congestion in the sinuses with this steamer. The set also comes with a blackhead and blemish extractor and headband!
Turn Your iPad Into A Small Computer Instantly With This Bluetooth KeyboardWhile I am typically glued to my laptop for about 12-14 hours a day, there are times where I love using my iPad as a computer. However, typing on it can be time-consuming and frustrating, to say the least. With this Bluetooth keyboard, you can turn your iPad or phone into a small computer in a matter of seconds. Save space when traveling or visiting coffee shops while still staying productive.
Get These Noise Cancelling Headphones For Less Than $50While there are so many different wireless headphones on the market, these TOZO Bluetooth headphones are arguably some of the best–and at a really affordable price. For less than $50, you can incredibly clear sound, deep bass, and a carrying case, so you never lose track of the headphones. You can't beat that kind of quality for that price tag.
Say Goodbye To Tangled Cords With This Wireless ChargerI have used cabled charging cords for years. I ordered this wireless charger on a whim last year and my life hasn't been the same since. I love being able to place my phone down on it without the hassle of cords. I keep my phone on it while I'm working so I never have to worry about it dying on me if I dash out for errands.
Go Under The Sea With This Ocean Wave Projector
via: AmazonDo you have a child that's in life with all things related to the ocean? If so, they'll love this ocean wave projector. The night light has 7 different color options and built-in speakers to play your favorite music or ocean sounds. I'm not sure there's anything more relaxing than feeling like you're under the sea. I'm tempted to buy this for myself now...