If you ask me, you can never have too much tech. I know, I know, there are some people out there who “don’t want Big Brother listening in” and trust me, I get it. But, tech just makes life easier, doesn’t it? My Echo Show sits right on my desk and alerts me to everything from the latest headlines and what the weather’s doing to when my mail was delivered. It’s like having my very own virtual assistant — one I don’t have to pay, by the way.
This list is not just packed full of tech, but it’s Amazon tech (the good stuff) and, even better news, it’s some of the best prices you’ll find on these gadgets all. year. long. Need to upgrade your Fire tablet? Keep reading. Thinking about cutting the cord on cable? I’ve got you covered. There are even killer bundle deals you’re not going to find anywhere else. So, whether you’re buying for yourself or building a gift list, you’re going to want to check out these tech buys below.
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You’ve Been Framed
These Echo frames won’t transform you from Clark Kent to Superman, but they’re pretty cool nonetheless. Make calls, set reminders, add to your to-do lists, get the news, listen to podcasts, or control your smart home from anywhere … with your face. Sort of. Echo Frames are lightweight, splash-resistant, and compatible with most prescription lenses — truly a gift for the person who has everything.
Take Alexa On The Go
Now you can take Alexa on road trips with Echo Auto, a receiver that connects to the Alexa app on your phone and plays through your car’s speakers using your auxiliary input or your smartphone’s Bluetooth connection. Use your voice to play music, check the news, make calls, add to your to-do list, set reminders, pay for gas, and more.
A Budding Superstar
Do you need $200 AirPods? No, no, you do not. These Echo Buds are sweet, with active noise cancellation, built-in Alexa, and dynamic audio. Small, light. and sweat-resistant, with a secure, customizable fit that’s made to move with you, these feature long-lasting battery life and hands-free entertainment to stream music, play podcasts, and read Audible audiobooks. These come in both white and black.
Your Virtual Assistant Dot Com
You’ll never realize how much you need an Echo Dot until you have one and then you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. Amazon’s most popular smart speaker with Alexa built-in, this little guy takes up virtually no room but does big work, performing tasks from updating you on the weather to controlling your smart home. Grab it is charcoal, white or twilight blue.
Put On A Show
Maybe you’ve had an Echo Dot for a while and you’re considering an upgrade or maybe you just like to go for the gusto. The Echo Show 5 is the latest iteration of this smart home helper and includes a 5.5-inch screen great for everything from making video calls to watching your favorite Netflix series. I keep one near my computer so I can glance down at it while I’m working.
Lite It Up
Put a Fire TV Stick Lite on your Christmas list; heck, buy one for everyone you know because this is Amazon’s most affordable streaming stick option and it’s a good one. This version is great for new users just getting into streaming (hello, new cord cutters!), providing access to 200,000-plus free movies and TV shows. Toss one in a stocking and thank me later.
It’s Mickey O’Clock
Despite living in Florida, I’m not a huge Disney fan, but I might convert after seeing this adorable Echo wall clock adorned with everyone’s favorite mouse. Keep yourself organized and on time while having Alexa functionality to set timers for cooking or laundry. If you’re not a Mickey fan, you can also snag this in chic silver or black.
If the Lite version of the Fire TV Stick isn’t your thing, step up to the big daddy with this Fire TV Stick 4K equipped with an Alexa voice remote. This is a truly cinematic experience, watching in vibrant 4K Ultra HD with additional support for Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+. There are loads of free streaming options as well as access to today’s most popular apps like Netflix, Hulu, and more.
Cue The Cube
When “sticks” aren’t enough, step it up to a cube — the Fire TV Cube, that is. The Fire TV Cube is Amazon’s fastest and most powerful streaming device, performing tasks from turning on your lights to changing the channel with just the power of your voice. It’ll also play nicely with your compatible soundbar and has a built-in speaker for rocking out when the TV is off.
Put It On Recast
One of my biggest struggles when I cut cable was how I was going to “save” my favorite shows on streaming platforms. This Fire TV Recast works as an over-the-air DVR, allowing you to record up to two shows at a time to access them later. This DVR alternative holds up to 75 hours of programming so you can DVR and chill to your heart’s content.
Get The Kids A Tablet
If you have little ones and any travel plans for the holidays, you may just want to go ahead and treat them to a Fire HD 8 kid’s tablet, which includes a handy kid-proof case. Maybe the best part of this listing is the two-year guarantee: Amazon will replace this tablet if it breaks in the first two years of ownership — for free.
Use This Paperwhite In The Tub
A waterproof e-reader is a must when you live at the beach. This Kindle Paperwhite is great because you can read and relax at the beach, by the pool, or in the bath with no worries about water damage. This is the thinnest and lightest Kindle to date and also includes Audible so you can listen to your books instead of reading them if you want.
Start Your Own Fire
Why should kids have all the fun? The all-new Fire HD 10 tablet is one of the best deals on the market for a feature-packed tablet at a reasonable price point. This is the newest Fire tablet available and is loaded with a bright display, long battery life, and access to all the apps and you use on a daily basis.
Blink Once For Security
Wireless security cameras don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. This two-camera Blink Outdoor set gives you high-definition footage in a sleek weatherproof package. You’ll get two cameras in this set that include motion-detecting capabilities and night vision. No special wiring or installation is required so you can be up and running in minutes and you can set up alerts to go right to your phone.
Go Pro with eero
Amazon dabbles in a lot when it comes to tech so it shouldn’t surprise you that they’ve created their own version of a wifi router. The Amazon eero Pro mesh wifi router replaces your existing router and can be paired with additional eeros (eeroes? eeri? eeris?) to extend coverage throughout your home. Enjoy intelligent mesh wifi technology at your fingertips in a device that updates itself overnight to keep you current on the latest security and features.
A Beacon For Wifi
Now that you have an eero wifi router on the way, you might want to consider grabbing an extender. This Amazon eero Beacon mesh WiFi range extender pairs effortlessly with your existing eero system to instantly increase wifi coverage throughout any home. Simply plug it into any outlet to get started. It even has a built-in nightlight to provide additional functionality.
Make Your Soap Smart
Are you a reluctant hand-washer? Or, maybe you have a reluctant hand-washer in your house. This Amazon smart soap dispenser has a 20-second timer that lights up as you lather, guiding you to wash for the CDC-recommended minimum amount of time. It dispenses soap, too, obviously, and a single charm keeps the device working for up to three months at a time.
Get Your Glow On
I’m in love with this cutie — a smart lamp for kids that Amazon has dubbed the Echo Glow. This gadget pairs with any compatible Alexa device to control color and brightness with your voice while giving kids the freedom to add color and fun lighting while playing or listening to music. A feature called a “rainbow timer” gives kids a visual reminder of morning and bedtime routines.
Bundle This Smart Thermometer and Echo Dot
Why buy one gadget when you can get two for a steal? This bundle includes an Echo Dot and a Smart Thermostat that pair together so you can automate the temperature in your home — from wherever you are. The thermostat is an easy way to switch from a traditional thermostat and help reduce energy usage and you already know the Echo Dot is a smart home essential.
Put A Studio In Your Home
Bose who? Meet the Echo Studio, Amazon’s own high-fidelity speaker that looks as good as it sounds. Five speakers produce powerful bass, dynamic mid-range, and crisp highs, with automatic volume adjustment for the acoustics of any room. This purchase also nets you a GE Lighting Cync color smart light bulb so you can add color to your dance party.
I Can See Your Halo
There’s no shortage of wearables out there in the marketplace and Amazon got into the game with its Halo band, which measures how you move, sleep, and sound. The swim-proof band includes access to basic features like steps, heart rate, sleep time, and sleep tracking, and a monthly membership at just $3.99 gives you a full suite of tools, features, workouts, and programs.
Try Cloud Gaming With Luna
If you think your gamer has seen it all, you need to clue them into Amazon’s cloud gaming service. The Luna controller was built for this online gaming option, using “cloud direct” technology that communicates directly with the controller. Cloud gaming requires no specific device purchase; just connect Luna to a Windows PC, Mac, Fire TV, Fire tablet, iPhone, or iPad.
The Best Cloud Gaming Bundle
I’m a big fan of bundles and this deal is a good one — with a Fire TV Stick 4K and Luna controller to get the best bang for your gaming buck. With Amazon’s most powerful 4K streaming media stick, watch favorites from Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV+, HBO Max, and more, and play games from Luna’s growing library including Sonic Mania, Team Sonic Racing, and Dirt Rally 2.0.
Fire Up This Smart TV
Why pick up a “stick” when you can just buy the whole kit and kaboodle? This all-new Insignia 32-inch Fire TV is extremely versatile, connecting to your existing home theater components while also giving you access to the best of the Fire TV features. This one comes with an Alexa voice remote and an LED-backlit LCD screen in a 32-inch size perfect for smaller spaces.
Blink And You’ll Miss This Deal
Cover the outside and inside of your property with this bundle deal that features two Blink Outdoor cameras and an Echo Show 5. Blink cameras are wireless battery-powered HD security cameras that help you monitor your home day or night with infrared night vision and you probably already know what’s up with the Echo Show. Pair them to make your home extra smart.
Ring Up These Floodlights
Since I’m on a bundle kick, let’s throw in this Ring floodlight camera and Echo Show 5 deal. This security cam features motion-activated LED floodlights and two-way talk that pairs nicely with the Echo Show to help you keep an eye on things. You can also get motion-activated notifications to your phone, tablet, or computer once everything is wired up and connected to wifi around the clock.
Meet eero X Zigbee
We’ve already talked about the eero so you should be a pro by now, but this eero Pro 6 covers up to 2,000 square feet with speeds up to a gigabit. (That’s a lot!) This one has a built-in Zigbee smart home hub, which makes it easy to connect and control compatible devices on your network with Alexa. Support up to 75 devices with this one gadget. (Wait, do you have 75 devices?!)
Meet The Newest Fire Tablet
Whenever a product has “plus” in its title, you know it’s going to be good. This Fire HD 10 Plus tablet has all the benefits of the Fire HD 10 we discussed earlier as well as wireless charging, 4 GB RAM and a soft-touch finish. Enjoy your favorite apps, a fast and responsive processor, and a long battery life with that “plus” boost.
The Eight Is Great
Maybe you have older kids who are pining for a tablet but don’t need the kid-proof version a few products up. This Fire HD 8 Kids Pro tablet will make them feel all grown up, with features you’ll love: one year of Amazon Kids+, parental controls, a slim case, and a two-year worry-free guarantee. This full-featured tablet will keep them busy in the backseat, whether you’re headed to the store or grandma’s house.
Kids Can Show, Too
Amazon has thought of everything when it comes to making devices that are kid-friendly and high-tech. This Echo Show 5 kid’s edition features a bright chameleon design with features like Alexa to play videos, help with homework, and video calling to approved contacts. Easy-to-use parental controls let you do things like set bedtimes, filter content, and put time limits on usage.
Rawr, Echo Dot
Not ready to give your kiddos the power of an Echo Show? This adorable tiger design Echo Dot might be a good alternative. This is Amazon’s most popular smart speaker, designed for your littlest tech gurus. Kids can ask Alexa questions, set alarms, and get help with their homework, and the included one-year subscription to Amazon Kids+ gives them access to thousands of hours of kid-friendly Audible books, interactive games, and educational skills.
Your Best Wireless Bud-dy
If you had your eye on those wired Echo buds above, you may want to take a gander at this set with wireless charging. You get crystal-clear sound, active noise cancellation, and Alexa built-in, in a package that relies on wireless design for charging. How did we ever live before wireless everything? I frankly don’t know and I never want to go back.
Phone, Meet Luna
You only thought I was done with the cloud gaming accessories, but you were wrong! This Luna controller with phone clip bundle makes gaming on your smartphone a piece of cake. Designed to work with Amazon’s cloud gaming service, this controller connects directly to Amazon’s custom game servers when playing on Luna. By the way, a cloud gaming subscription is super cheap and there isn’t any expensive hardware to
buy stand in line for.
Smart (TV) As Fire
Someone you know — probably you — deserves an upgraded TV experience. This 43-inch Toshiba smart Fire TV is just the ticket. Fire TV brings live, over-the-air TV, streaming channels, and your favorite apps together onto one convenient home screen. The 43-inch size is perfect for those spaces where you’d like to put a television, but don’t have room for a big boy. (But, if you have the room, keep reading.)
The longer this list gets, the bigger the TVs are. This Insignia 55-inch Smart 4K UHD QLED Fire TV has a lot of acronyms in its title, which means it’s loaded. You’ll get heavily saturated and precisely defined colors, vivid pictures, and intense colors plus 4K Ultra HD plus access to your favorite streaming platforms PLUS Alexa voice control. Phew — just do it, you won’t be disappointed.
Ring, Ring, Echo Show
For those of you who dig bundle deals, here’s another that includes two Ring spotlight cameras and an Echo Show 5. I don’t think I have to tell you what you’re getting here — privacy and safety — along with a smart home hub in the form of an Echo Show. See, hear and speak to visitors from your phone, tablet, or PC, and monitor your home with infrared night vision and live view.
Light, Echo, Go!
Just dipping your toe into the smart home action? This bundle features an Echo Dot and Sengled Bluetooth color bulb that might be a perfect gift for a kid in college or a thoughtful workplace gift exchange. Choose the “6 months of free Amazon Music Unlimited” for not a single penny more. Hey, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.