Technology gifts for the holiday

This year we have a whole new list of tech gadgets, toys, and tools for holiday gift giving.
  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019

    This year we have a whole new list of tech gadgets, toys, and tools for holiday gift giving.

    Whether you’re looking for Black Friday deals, Cyber Monday specials, or last minutes grabs, here’s a collection for the tech lover in your life. Perhaps yourself.  We have quite a collection this year, from a Lego holiday house to a headphone beanie.

    To kick things off, here’s a quick video of technology gift ideas from the 2019 IGN Holiday Guide to Essential Tech Gifts 2019.

     

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet

    Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet

    This tablet has a 7" Display, 16 GB, a purple kid-proof case. This is not a toy. Also included is one year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited and 2-year guarantee. The tablet has access to over 20,000 apps, games, books, videos, audiobooks, and educational content from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, Disney, and more. Subscription will automatically renew every month starting at $2.99 per month. Stream through Wi-Fi or download content on the go with 16 GB of internal storage and up to 7 hours of reading, browsing the web, watching video, and listening to music. Add a microSD card for up to 512 GB of expandable storage. $59.99. (Image source: Amazon Digital Services)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, UFO 3000 LED Quadcopter Mini Drone

    UFO 3000 LED Quadcopter Mini Drone

    Ultra-bright LED drone: Designed with vibrant LEDs all over so that you can fly at night in the dark. Lights up the night sky with stunts and 360º flips with the push of a button. It's compact design and precision steering allows users to zip around at high speeds. $49.99 (imaGE Source: Microlites)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, iFox iF012 Bluetooth Shower Speaker

    iFox iF012 Bluetooth Shower Speaker

    This Bluetooth version 4.1 of the iFox shower speaker has white-filled buttons to make it easy to see the buttons in the shower. It comes with CE, FCC and ROHS certifications. It's water resistant, and it can be fully immersed in water up to 3 feet. Also works as a Bluetooth speaker in the car as it suctions to your car windows. $29.99 (Image source iFox)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, Abdtech Portable Outdoor Movie Screen

    Abdtech Portable Outdoor Movie Screen

     With a 120-inch 3D projector screen frame, this wrinkle-free outdoor movie screen has a 160° wide viewing angle. The screen is made of high-quality polyester and spandex material , thicker than average screens, and it offers sharp and bright image quality. Supports front and rear projection. $94.99. (Image source: Adtech)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, Tzowla Travel Laptop Backpack

    Tzowla Travel Laptop Backpack

    This water-resistant anti-theft bag comes with a USB charging port and lock. Comes with fixed password lock and durable metal zippers. Comes with high quality polyester fabric material and practical luggage strap design and built-in key rings. $30.98. (Image source: Tzowla)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, Lego Gingerbread House

    Lego Gingerbread House

    The Gingerbread House features frosted roofs with colorful candy buttons, a rich facade with candy cane columns and walking sticks, glittery windows, and a tall chimney stack with a glowing fireplace, plus a detailed interior, brick-built baby carriage and a snow blower. $99. (Image source: Lego)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, Bluetooth Beanie V5.2

    Bluetooth Beanie V5.2

    This wireless beanie with Bluetooth headphones includes two HD stereo speakers and mic  The MUSICOZY beanie features Bluetooth 5.2 technology and acoustic components that produce sound loud enough to cancel out background noises from outside. The beanie headphones pair with any Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or tablet devices within 33 feet. $19.99 (Image source: Musicozy)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, Nintendo Switch Lite

    Nintendo Switch Lite

    The Nintendo Switch Lite is designed specifically for handheld play. Controllers are built right into the system for handheld play, and the left side sports a +Control Pad. The Nintendo Switch Lite system plays the library of Nintendo Switch games that work in handheld mode. $199. (Image source Nintendo)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, Smart Garden 3

    Smart Garden 3

    No matter how little space you think you have, you have room to grow your own fresh herbs or vegetables in this self-watering indoor garden. The kit includes the planter base, which features a built-in water reservoir that holds a month's worth of water, an LED lamp arm to provide vital light, and three basil starter pods. The soil mix is inspired by NASA research and contains nutrients released in sync with the plant's life cycle, keeps soil pH balanced, and employs tiny oxygen pockets to guarantee plants get ample breathing room and nutrients even when the soil is wet. $99.95. (Image source: Nordstrom)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, Hybrid Smartwatch HR Collider

    Hybrid Smartwatch HR Collider

    This smartwatch has an actual watch face: That's tech paired with good style sense. Fossil's timepiece is the best to use for everyday work tasks and to pair with everyday work looks. $195. Image source: Fossil.com)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, Meural Canvas II Smart Art Frame

    Meural Canvas II Smart Art Frame

    The Meural Canvas II is a smart art frame with 21.5 in. HD digital canvas that renders images and photography in lifelike detail. It comes in a 16x24 black frame that is WiFi-connected. Powered by Netgear. $499. (Image source: Netgear)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, mBot Robot Kit

    mBot Robot Kit

    Teach kids the joys of artificial intelligence with the mBot by Makeblock. This programmable playmate that makes use of STEM coding skills to function and movement. $69.50. (Image source: Makeblock)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, BioLite Fire Pit

    BioLite Fire Pit

    Enjoy the warmth, smell, crackle, and feel of a wood campfire without any of the smoke. With capacity for up to four standard firewood logs, the BioLite FirePit creates hyper-efficient flames with patented airflow technology and gives you a front-row seat to the magic thanks to the X-Ray mesh body, enabling 360 views. $159.95. (Image source: REI)

  • electronics gifts, gift guide 2019, G3Pro Percussive Therapy Device

    G3Pro Percussive Therapy Device

    Delivers up to 60 lbs. of force for deep, powerful treatment. The G3PRO delivers deep treatment with an industrial-grade motor that can withstand 60 lbs. of force. Releases tightness, knots, cramps, and spasms without stalling. $399. (Image source: Theragun)

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News . Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

 

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