The 6 Must-Have Gadgets the Technology Lovers on your Holiday Shopping List Secretly Want
The holiday shopping season is upon us. It can be a challenge to find the perfect thing for each person on your gift-buying list, but we can at least help you with ideas for the tech lovers on your list. These must-have gadgets are sure to please all of the technology lovers on your holiday shopping list.
Moment Lenses for iPhone and Android
Moment Lenses are camera lenses designed to attach to iPhones and Android devices. They allow your smartphone to take high quality photos, which is great as more and more people are relying on their smartphone cameras to capture life’s memories. Available in wide angle and telephoto lenses, Moment Lenses are perfect for anyone who has ditched the point and shoot camera for their smartphone. Both the wide angle and telephoto lenses are available for $99.99.
The World’s First 3D Printing Pen
The World’s First 3D Printing Pen is perfect for the creative techy on your shopping list. Instead of ink, this pen uses thermoplastic to emit three-dimensional drawings. The thermoplastic heats within the pen in less than a minute and hardens almost instantly after it’s released. There are even drawing instructions available for making your own 3-D Eiffel Tower. The $99.95 set comes with the pen and 50 plastic refills in different colors. Additional refills can be purchased for $14.95.
amiibo Figures by Nintendo
For the young (or young at heart) tech lover on your holiday shopping list, Nintendo offers amiibo figures to bring an additional level of fun and interaction with Wii U. amiibo figures are similar to last year’s hit, Skylanders. Nintendo offers a variety of figures which, when tapped on the Wii U GamePad, will bring the figure to life on the gaming screen. The amiibo figures can be customized during game play to change offensive and defensive capabilities. Figures are currently compatible with Super Smash Bros but more games and characters are to be released shortly. Figures are available for $12.99.
Ringly Smart Jewelry
The fashionista tech lover will be won over by Ringly Smart Jewelry for its stylish look and awesome performance. Ringly smart jewelry are chic looking cocktail rings which alert the wearer of texts, phone calls, e-mails, or other smartphone notifications with vibrations and discrete colored lights. Ringly rings are available in sizes 6, 7, and 8 and are made of 18K matte gold with either precious or semi-precious stones. Stones include black onyx, pink sapphire, emerald, rainbow moonstone, and the limited edition tourmalated quartz. Ringly prices start at $195.
Pico “Pocket” Projectors
Pico, or “pocket,” projectors are an awesome way to view movies and videos from your smartphone. Pico projectors stream video from a connected smartphone so you can watch your favorite movies and videos in big screen glory. They range in price and picture quality, but the AAXA P4-X Pico Projector is a great buy at the $300 level as it offers good image quality and nice brightness.
The JBL Clip is a small, clip-on Bluetooth speaker so the music or podcast lover in your life can enjoy audio entertainment anywhere they go. The JBL Clip has 5 hours of battery life when fully charged. The JBL Clip is available for $49.95 and is available in a variety of colors.
With so many great gadgets out there, the hardest part will be not keeping them for yourself! What are you getting for the tech lovers on your holiday list?
– By Tim Alan