41 Coolest Tech Gifts You’ll Want to Keep for Yourself
We found the coolest tech gifts for every age, style, and stage, so you can expect some seriously heartfelt thank-you notes when the unwrapping is done—if these gifts even make it out of your hands, that is
Breathe easy with this futuristic model
The Dyson Hot + Cool Link HP02 Wi-Fi Enabled Air Purifier works year-round—to cool in the summer and heat in the winter—and works with your Amazon Alexa. The internal HEPA filter removes 99.97 percent of allergens and pollutants, including pollen, dust, mold spores, bacteria, and pet dander, which means it’s a dream gift for the person with little critters (pets and children included, obviously). The brand also made our Mother’s Day gifts list, so you know it’s good.
For the tech-loving chef
Watch them whip up the wildest, most advanced dishes after you give them an All-Clad Prep & Cook Cooking Food Processor, because this nearly magical machine cooks, slow-cooks, steams, stir-fries, mixes, stirs, kneads, crushes ice, chops nuts, and does just about anything else you can think of, short of flying you to the moon.
Music to their ears
When it comes to tech gifts, the Harman Kardon Allure Portable Alexa Voice-Activated Speaker is a music lover’s dream. It’s got Amazon’s famous Alexa already built right in and offers 360-degree wow-worthy sound. Keep things polite with these 10 etiquette tips for holiday gift giving.
For the one that’s always cleaning
This tech gift is the perfect present for anyone who loves to have a clean home but doesn’t want to put in the effort or doesn’t have the time. The Eufy RoboVac 11S Max is equipped with advanced suction and a redesigned dust collection system that is sure to get up everything that has collected on your floor. It will travel around your house using one of its four cleaning modes collecting dust and debris and return to its charging port when the battery is running low. The price is significantly lower than comparable robot vacuums so you’ll want to snatch up this deal quickly.
Streamline the whole cooking experience
The Sharp Superheated Steam Countertop Oven cooks with super-heated steam, instantly turns on, and wipes away the need for preheating and defrosting (hello, busy after-work life!). It has five versatile cooking modes, and yes, it can even cook a pizza.
More is more, right?
For the ultimate techie, the Crucial BX 500 Internal SSD reads and writes on all file types and uses Accelerated by Micron 3D NAND technology. Sounds impressive, right? This solid-state drive also preserves your work if power is unexpectedly cut, which makes it one of the most useful tech gifts on our list, and it’s available on Amazon Prime. If quick gifts are your thing, you’ll want to check out our list of the best gifts on Amazon Prime too.
For the constantly communicating person
If one of your favorite people is on his or her phone all day, more battery life could be a real miracle gift. The myCharge Wireless Portable Charger Power Bank works with Qi-enabled phones like newer-model Apple iPhones and Samsung Androids.
Sassy and secure
What good is that next-generation iPhone if the screen is cracked? Help your favorite cell phone lovers keep their prized possession safe with a rugged but lightweight case from Urban Armor Gear. Not only is it built to military standards to withstand drop and shock, but if you buy one from the PNK series, 100 percent of sales goes to charities that support breast cancer awareness.
Noise-canceling and love-enhancing
Imagine how happy the music lover or gaming pro on your list will be when he or she receives Skullcandy Venue headphones. They offer noise cancellation, Bluetooth connectivity, and up to 24 hours of use on a single charge. Find out 29 ways to get the best deals on anything.