Is there a techie in your life who appears to already have everything? While the most on-trend gadgeteer can throw you for a curveball when it concerns big gadgets, it could be possible to surprise and thrill with tech products that can easily fit into a stocking. Avoid the socks, sweets, and orange this year, these goodies are on the top of every geek’s wish list!
1. Inspector Device DVD Boxed Set
For the first time ever, Seasons One and 2 are readily available on 12 DVDs, giving your 30-something tech lover a classic method to enjoy the holidays. (And for the Gadget fan who longs for holiday spirit, the brand-new DVD ‘Inspector Device Conserves Christmas’ is the ideal reward gift.)
2. SensoGlove Golf Trainer
The next-best-thing to having a PGA professional providing you feedback on your ‘death grip’, this digital golf glove can help ideal a too-tight swing for under $90. The accurate training glove utilizes special technology to show suggestions on a tiny sweat-proof display, calculated at a rate of 80 pieces of feedback per 2nd!
3. FitBit One
Getting exercise and counting calories mightn’t feel like an enjoyable means to spend the holidays, but this little gizmo makes a healthy way of living rather like a game! The tiny FitBit counts steps, sets activity goals, as well as tracks rest – providing the wearer a simple and easy means to keep wellness records that can wirelessly sync with your COMPUTER for discovering trends and making modifications for the long-lasting.
4. Angry Birds Star Wars Telepods
All Angry Birds fans ought to have currently downloaded the Angry Birds Star Wars II app, but having fun with the brand-new ‘telepods’ toys will take the action to an entire new level. Just location these little figurines straight onto the display of your gadget via the consisted of telepod base. The characters are collectible, in addition to provide for hours of new game play variations.
5. Levenger L-Tech Plus Pen
With the L-Tech Plus Pen, you get the eminence of a stylish writing instrument with the practicality of a stylus (due to the fact that you’re more likely to type out an e-mail than transcribe a letter). For those who currently have a traditional Levenger, but feel neglected of the ability to swipe and tap, there are conversion kits priced at much lower than the total stylus hybrids.
6. Doctor Who’s Sonic Screwdriver
Replica toys are all the rage come Christmas time, but it’s nice to find something that’s a function in all-time low of your equipping, as well. With the Sonic Screwdriver from the 10th Time Lord, you’ll get a UV pen, a messaging-revealing light, and sound results that just various other Who fans will understand or appreciate. (Find Screwdrivers from the 11th Doc – with fewer features – also at Amazon.com.)
7. Ticket to SXSW
If you’ve got a several hundred dollars to toss down on an ‘experience’ present, then purchasing a gold ticket to the 2014 Interactive Procedure is an exceptional means to spread out vacation cheer. The Austin, TX tradition is an event that techies, designers, and gamers won’t want to miss out on, and the complimentary games shows alone offer days of mingling and hands-on computer game communication. (Make sure to snag a hotels and resort nearby as soon as possible – great locations offer out quick!)
8. Roku 3
Streaming video is becoming so popular that numerous have actually canceled cable – and hardly saw its absence. With the Roku 3, you’ll have access to the majority of the shows you liked on cable television (many free of cost) and dozens of extra ‘stations’ to amp up your entertainment alternatives. The set-top box is small, taking up less room than a Wireless DVD player, and includes a movement sensing remote that permits gaming and private audio by means of earphones. This powerful device is almost all you’ll need for hours of entertainment this vacation – and beyond!
9. Lego iPhone Case
For the Lego fan, it’s always the correct time to create, and your phone is now the best place to begin a build. The Belkin case for the iPhone 5 is the ‘official’ Lego-branded case, with regulation sized studs covering the surface area and ready to become part of your next design! The cases are available in a range of colors, but all shield your phone from damages while motivating innovative play. (Find them for the Touch, too – at the Lego shop.)
10. “Deck” Wireless Speaker
There are too many wireless speakers on the marketplace to count, and they represent every shape, size, and color. But does your speaker permit ‘robbery’ mode? The Deck, from Sol Republic, is a wireless speaker the size of a smartphone that lets up to five friends take turns controlling the tunes (thus, the ‘robbery’ term). With a wireless variety of as much as 300 feet and a 10-hour battery life, this is musical freedom in a stocking stuffer!
What’s on your techie’s little device wishlist this year?