The 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for the Early Adopter Techie in Your Life
Everyone knows that one person who always has the latest smartphone, follows up on all the trending gadget news, and is always on the bleeding edge of tech. Here's the gift guide for the early adopter in YOUR life. Click through for some high-tech ideas!
Furbo Dog Camera ($249): For pet parents who can't bear to leave their fur babies, this smart camera keeps their cuties (virtually) close by at all times. Not only will they be able to see, hear, and talk to their furry friends, they can even dispense treats remotely with the corresponding app. Their pets (almost) won't know they're gone!
The Moment Wide Lens ($100): Insta-worthy gets taken to the next level with a cinema-quality lens that captures two times more landscape for jaw-dropping snaps. Gift this to smartphone-savvy photogs, and they'll instantly start racking up more likes.
Anki Overdrive Starter Kit ($150): Some people just have the need — the need for speed. Give them their fix with this starter kit they'll be racing to play. It contains eight different track configurations and two smartphone-controlled race cars, plus there are plenty of expansion packs available (i.e. you'll know what to get them for their next birthday).
Herbert Indoor Organic Gardening System ($586): Techies with a green thumb will appreciate an indoor gardening system that uses LED technology to grow organic produce year-round. The soil-free hydroponic garden means the plants grow directly in water, and the setup is vertical so your friend can cultivate up to 15 plants at a time, even in tight quarters.
Nintendo Switch Console ($300): The versatile game console that can "switch" from an at-home to portable system has got to be the top of all your gaming friends' wish lists. When it was released earlier this year there were lines around the block, so if your fave early adopter didn't manage to snag one then, it'll definitely make their holiday.
Yevo Smart Headphones ($249): As more and more folks cut the (headphone) cord, wireless earbuds are flooding the market, but few are as sleek and cutting-edge as these. They're designed to be featherweight and come with a convenient storage/charging case, so the recipient can enjoy their favorite tunes on the go without a second thought.
Sharper Image Lighted Sensor Mirror ($103): A mirror that magnifies 1X on one side and 8X on the other is going to allow your pal to seriously perfect her makeup down to the very last eyelash. Because a motion sensor controls the light, she won't have to worry about turning it off as she bolts to her fab night out.
Amazon Kindle Oasis ($300): This newly released e-reader is waterproof (no more mishaps reading at the beach or in the tub!) and has a seven-inch screen that's so glare-proof it reads like paper. A single charge lasts for weeks instead of hours so the bookworm on your list can plow through that page-turner (and then some) all in one go.
Bossa Moonraker Sound System ($2,399): Music lovers will flip for a gift that strikes all the right notes. The price tag is hefty, but the state-of-the-art sound quality and stunning design on these babies make it worth it.
Apple HomePod ($349; available in December): This smart speaker comes equipped with Siri, and is spatially aware so it can analyze the acoustics in any room to fully optimize sound. Buy two and they'll automatically detect and balance each other for an even more vibrant listening experience.
Breville Oracle Touch Espresso Machine ($2,500): A gift that lets your friend swipe their way to their true love — the perfect cup of coffee. The touch screen features five go-to favorites (Espresso, Americano, Latte, Flat White, and Cappuccino), which means they'll easily be able to make café-quality beverages before they even get out of their pajamas.
Marshall Stanmore Bluetooth Speaker ($349): When it comes to speakers and amps, Marshall is IT. And don't be fooled by its size; this adorable speaker has the sounds of a much larger speaker. Plus, it packs 20 hours of battery life, has a 3.5mm and an RCA input, AND bluetooth connectivity.
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