Last Minute Tech Gifts For Everyone on Your List
Technology gifts are all of the rage. In fact, according to the National Retail Federation one out of every three people will likely give a technology item as a gift. Naturally, because companies want your money– the technology market is flooded with options but there’s only so much time in the day. So, we’ve picked some our favorite that you give to anyone in your family that will earn you some brownie points.
Sony's Portable Wireless Server. Is loaded with a slew of handy features. As the name suggest it can wireless serve as a portable storage for a smartphone or a tablet. It can also work as a server making uploading and managing images so much easier. Additionally, among the many other features, it can also charge any Android based device, camera, even iPhones. Price Varies. Available via Amazon.
Polaroid iM1836 Android Camera $299. It offers the quality of a traditional camera with the added benefit of functioning like a cellphone. The camera runs on the Android operating system. As a result images are automatically synced via the Google drive and images are easily share-able on social media. It features an interchangeable lens with a 3.5-inch touchscreen display and 18.1-megapixel sensors. Available at Polaroid.
LG G2 (available on AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint– in black or white and prices varies). This phone offers really crisps picture quality, impressive battery life (we've gone as much as two days without a recharge), and amazing real estate screen so viewing website is a joy. It is also super lightweight. It makes a great gift for mom and dad, pretty much everyone.
Velodyne vLeve On-Ear Headphones ($219). Not only are the headphones stylish choice but it also boasts great sound quality with a collapsible design. As a result it makes a perfect choice for travels and easy on-the-go storage. It is available in black or silver and there is also the option to jazz up the shell with designer skins. Available here.
Nexus 7 (S229). Is one of the best small tablet in the market. An affordable tablet 16GB with vibrant 1200p display features the latest version of the Android operating system. It also has razor-sharp full-HD screen,unrelentingly smooth performance, long battery life and light weight. Available here.
HP Split 13t-m100 x2 PC ($749.99). Yep, it is indeed a tablet and a pc. This unique and high-performing device boats HP Beats Audio, incredible screen resolution, and a slew of other powerful design accents packed into an ultra slim shell. Available at HP.com
Bose SoundTouch 20 Wi-Fi Music System ($399). This little machine packs some serious sound. With a simple touch, the device seamlessly turns on and fills the room with curated tunes from a favorite playlist. It is also very very easy to use so even the most technology challenge person can use. Available at Bose.
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX. This reader with its impressive spec is child friendly and affordable and perfect for an Amazon Prime user--including access to Amazon's massive lending library. Buy it here.
Pebble Smartwatch ($150). A watch that lets you read email, texts, screen incoming calls, run apps, and tell time? Yep, the Pebble watch does just that and when compared to other similar watches in the market-- this one is a steal.
PowerSet II Kit ($129.99) Your loved one will never go without power with this kit. The kit wireless charges two devices at a time and it is comparable a traditional charger. Including in the are an AccessCase, a snap battery and a drop-and-go charger. Available at Duracell.