40 Ways to Gift the Tech & Gadget Lover in Your Life in 2018

Stumped on what to get the tech lover in your life? Relax! We picked out some of the best tech gift ideas so far this season!

New Tech Gifts For Men & Women 2018 - Best Electronics Gadget Gift Guide

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If you’re like us, you know it’s nearly impossible to keep up with the latest and greatest technology and gadgets…yet you still totally want to.  In a sea of some of the coolest products we’ve seen in a while, we’ve curated a little something for everyone on your gifting list this year.  For the music lover to the smart home fanatic to the fitness guru and avid TV watcher and everything in between, shop our picks for the best tech gifts for men and women in 2018.

For the Latest Tech Obsessed Gift:  The Amazon Echo Show in White – Check Price

Best New Tech Gifts 2017: New Echo Show in White

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Totally new for the 2018 shopping season, the Echo Show does just that; show!  Alexa can now show you things (news, music videos, movies, weather and so much more) instead of just telling you.  The future is clearly here!

The Runners Tech Gift:  The Bose Soundsport Free Truly Wireless Earphones – Buy It Here

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Because what runner (or anyone for that matter) actually wants wires on their ‘wireless’ earbuds?  These little beauties from Bose are truly wireless sport headphones that have up to 10-hours of fully-charged play time, are actually pretty comfortable, and come in a variety of cool colors.  Peace-out, wires! Check out more of our picks for the best true wireless earbuds here.

The Adventurer Gift:  The New GoPro Hero6  – Check Price

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The sickest and affordable action cam around.  It’s waterproof, can easily mount to your helmet, bluetooth and wi-fi enabled, time lapse and photo burst features, and one-button control.  What’s better than that?! Did we mention it automatically sends your footage to your phone where the app immediately turns it into an edited video?

The Music Techie:  The New Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Portable Bluetooth Speaker – Check Price

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It’s the highest quality from Bose you come to expect and in a compact little speaker.  It provides 360-degree coverage, is water resistant, and can wirelessly play up to 16-hours of music on a full charge.  Plus, it comes in triple black if space grey isn’t your vibe.

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The Tech Doorbell:  Ring Video Doorbell Pro – Check Price

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Amazon recently bought the Ring company so you know you’ll be seeing these everywhere.  This 2-way video doorbell allows you to see, hear, and speak to anyone who ‘rings’ your doorbell via your smartphone or computer.  It’s 1080p HD quality video and will still work in 5 below to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.  Plus, you thanks to the infrared night vision you can check on who’s out there in the middle of the night.

The Gamer Gift:  HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset – Check Price
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One of the best gaming headsets sold right now on Amazon!  The real obsessive gamers in your life will love the comfy ear cups, the Dolby surround sound, and how it’s compatible with most of their favorite gaming systems like PS4, XBox One, PCs and more.

The Must-Have Tech Gift:  The Tile Key & Phone Finder – Check Price

Best New Tech Gifts 2017: Tile Keys Finder 2018

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Waterproof and durable these (set of 2) tiles allow you to easily find your keys, your smartphone, or anything that you attach it to.  You can even see it on a map where and when you left your prized belongings behind!

The Safe Driving Techie:  The Garmin Dash Cam – Check Price
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This is the perfect tech gift, not only, because it’s one of the hottest sellers this season, but it’s also small enough that it won’t take up a ton of space on your dash, it has GPS enabled voice control, and even has incident detection like lane departure warning, and forward collision warning if you get a little too close to the person in front of you!  Plus it records great video quality and picture quality.

The Health Obsessed Techie:  The Nokia Body Cardio Wi-Fi Enabled Smart Scale – Check Price
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Now you can track your progress and kick the results over to your smartphone via the app!  Monitor your weight, body fat, water percentage, standing heart rate, and a bunch of other really cool things.  It also works with Alexa!  Oh, you know she’s going to want to be all in with this one!

The Drone Lover:  The DJI Mavic Air Drone in Black – Check Price
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This drone is seriously the best!  It can travel to speeds up to 43 mph when in sport mode, takes crystal clear 4K video, has 8GB of storage, and so much more.  Drone lovers need to check this one out!

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The Dyson Techie:  The Dyson Pure Hot/Cool Air Purifier – Check Price
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We love this one because, uh, Dyson!  But also because it helps to purify your air all year round.  It keeps your room cool in the summer and warm in the winter, and even works with Amazon Alexa.  Of course!  Plus, it helps to remove 99.97% of all the allergens in the air.  It’s a real game changer.

The Streaming TV Tech Gift:  Roku HD Streaming Stick – Check Price

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Now you can stream just almost anything you want like blockbusters, broadcast TV, big entertainment brands, and niche channels.  And of course there are your favorite Movies, TV shows, live sports, news and music!  This is a pretty decent price too!

The Ultimate TV Watchers Gift:  The Sony 49-Inch $K Ultra Smart HD LED TV – Check Price 

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It you’re looking to upgrade their TV, but don’t want to break the bank and still get all the magical bells and whistles this is the television you gotta check out!

The Gamers Tech Gift:  New Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Red Joy-Controllers – Check Price

Best Toys 2017: New Nintendo Switch Gaming Console Package 2018

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The Nintendo video console everyone has been buzzing about.  They can play this one together via your television, on the console itself, in different rooms, or just take it on the go and play wherever (hello long car rides!).

The Music-Lover Tech Gift:  Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II Wireless (Noise-Canceling) Headphones in Silver – Check Price

Best Tech Gifts 2016: Bose QuietComfort Wireless Headphones for Christmas 2017

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They’ll love having a little peace and quiet thanks to these noise-canceling headphone.  Plus it’ll make the music sound even better.  Did we mention it’s wireless and the battery life last up to 40-hours?  Oh, and the silver option is sleek AF.

The Small Tech Gift:  All New Echo Spot – Check Price

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The latest from Amazon!  We love how this handsfree device can fit pretty much anywhere in your home. Use 2nd generation far-field voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, recipes, to-do, shopping lists, face-to-face calls, and a ton more!

The Mood Enabling Tech Gift:  Philips Hue White & Color Ambiance Smart Lightbulb – Check Price

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It’s the smartest lightbulb we know!  You can choose between (literally) millions of colors and shades of white light to light your home. Simply control it wirelessly via your smartphone or tablet and set the mood any which-way you want.

The Snoring Gift:  Smart Nora Anti-Snoring Solution (Oprah’s Favorite Things List)  – Check Price 

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It’s on ‘Oprah’s Favorite Things’ gift list this year so you know it’s gotta be great!  If he snores (or if you snore) this is the perfect gift.  This quiet contraption actually detects the very early sounds and signals of you about to snore and then gently stops you.  You really have to see how this thing works. Insanity.

The Fitbit Gift:  New Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch with Band – Check Price

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Now you can store and play up to 300 songs, followed dynamic personalized workouts, track steps, runs, exercises and more. Plus it looks pretty stylish.

The Tablet Gift:  New Fire HD 8 Tablet With Alexa – Check Price

Best New Tech Gifts 2017: New Fire HD 8 Tablet With Alexa 2018

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You can’t go wrong with the Fire HD tablet.  This one comes in at 32 GB, 8-inch HD display, and 12-hours of battery life.  Enjoy all your binge-watching! Plus it comes in other cool color options like canary yellow, royal blue, and red!

The Foodie Tech Gift:  Greater Goods Digital Smart Food Scale – Check Price

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We are obsessed with this smart digital food scale for the kitchen.  Not only can you weigh out and measure your food accurately, it’ll even display the nutritional info for up to 2,000 different food options.  I mean, this is kitchen tech at its finest.

The Binge-Watcher Tech Gift:  New Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Control & Interaction – Check Price

Best Tech Gifts 2016: Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice 2017

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Because streaming media is everywhere they’ll want to be.  With over 7,000 apps, games, and Alexa skills they’ll be able to stream all their favorite shows from Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, Youtube, ESPN, ABC and more.  Plus, thanks to voice recognition they’ll be able to just say things like, “Play Orange is the New Black” and, guess what, it’ll play.  #Technology

The Clumsy Gift:  PopSockets Expanding Stand and Grip for Smartphones – Check Price

Best New Tech Gifts 2017: Pop Sockets 2018

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These are pretty life-changing especially if, like us, you drop your phone and tablet regularly.  Plus, you can prop it up to watch a video, have a FaceTime chat and more.  These guys come in a bunch of different colors like rose gold, silver, pink, black, blue, and more.

The Safety Gift:  Remocam Smart-Home Security Cam – Check Price

Best New Tech Gifts 2017: Home Security Cam 2018

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Keep an eye on your home (and/or your kids!) with this highly-rated wireless security cam with 2-way audio, night-vision, and smart-home capabilities.

The VR Tech Gift:  Samsung New VR Headset with Controller – Check Price

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Virtual Reality is where it’s at!  Now you can be transported to amazing new worlds, in games, video and images. Take things to the next level when you use the intuitive controller to drop, point, select and drag with a simple and seamless wave of your wrist.  Enjoy hundreds of games and super cool experiences you have to see to believe.

The Kid Tech Gift:  The “Talkie” Unicorn By ToyMail from Shark Tank – Check Price

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This is like the best tech invention for kids ever.  The Talkie lets kids send and receive voice messages with approved friends and grownups. It’s a great way for the little ones to stay in touch with grandparents, mom’s and dad’s when they’re away on business or with their little friends.  Kind of genius.

The Traditional Smart-Home Tech Gift:  New Amazon Echo 2 – Check Price

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It’s new, half the size as the original, and sleeker looking than ever!  The Echo 2 has better sound the the original and many more features.  Plus, they come in a variety of  colors and fabrics like:  Charcoal Fabric, Heather Grey Fabric, Oak Finish, Walnut Wood Finish, Silver Finish and more.  But don’t worry, even though it’s new they’ll love to stream their music, play games, ask Alexa thousands of questions, order pizza, hear the latest news, check the weather, get the most recent traffic report, order an Uber and so much more.  So. Much. More.  If you want the larger-sized Echo, you can get the new one here!

Official Star Wars Levitating Death Star Bluetooth Speaker – Check Price

Best Gift for Boyfriend 2017: Star Wars Death Star Levitating Bluetooth Speaker 2018

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Um, because it levitates (!), it’s Star Wars (!), and it’s a portable wireless bluetooth speaker (!).  We’ve just found all his favorite things wrapped into one gift.

 The Healthiest Gift:  The Philips Air Fryer in White – Check Price

Best New Tech Gifts 2017: Philips AirFryer in White 2018

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We’ve added this to our “must-have” tech gift ideas because, I mean, if you can cook fried chicken with air and not oil that’s probably the best advancement in technology we’ve seen since 1982.

The Paranoid Tech Gift:  OtterBox Defender Series iPhone 7/Plus Case in Blue – Check Price

Best Tech Gifts 2016: Otterbox iPhone 7 Case for Men or Women 2017

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They’ll rest assured their new iPhone 7 Plus will remain safe and sound with this protective case.  It has a built-in screen protector, withstands scratches, bumps, drops, and sudden shocks (because apparently that’s a thing?).

The Efficient Tech Gift:  Samsung Galaxy Tablet 10.1 inch with Pen – Check Price

Best Tech Gifts 2016: Samsung Galaxy Tablet with Pen 2017

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Because if they’re over all things Apple, they should totally give this super-helpful and decently-priced tablet from Samsung a try.  Life-changing.

The Home Tech Gift:  Nest ‘Smart Learning’ 3rd Generation Thermostat – Check Price

Best Tech Gifts 2016: Next Smart Home Thermostat 2017

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Never get up to turn or off your heat or air-conditioning again!  We’re obsessed with this smart thermostat.  Hooked up to Wi-Fi and Alexa, it’ll learn your comfort patterns and keep your temperature efficient and your bills low.  Plus, you can program this, and turn it on and off via its app so if you’ll always come home to a warm or cool house depending on your preference.

The Mini Tech Gift:  Amazon Echo Dot in Sleek White – Check Price

Best Tech Gifts 2016: Amazon Echo Dot in White 2017

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One they have the Echo set up in their living room, they’re going to want this little “Dot” sidekick in their bedroom, office, family-room, and kitchen too.  The Echo Dot brings the power of Alexa to any and every room in your home.

The Tech Reader Gift – Kindle Oasis e-Reader with Leather Charging Cover – Check Price 

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That’s right, it’s the thinest and lightest Kindle ever!  And it was one of Oprah’s Favorite Things, so you know she knows what she’s talking about!  The battery seems to last so long too thanks to the charging leather cover that could help boost you up for months.  You really can’t go wrong with that.  #TechnologyRules

The Bathroom Tech Gift:  H2oVibe Rain Showerhead Jet with Wireless Bluetooth Speaker – Check Price

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Yes! Now you can enjoy a drenching rain-like shower and listen to your favorite music all at the same time.  Oh, and did we mention you can take calls too?  That’ll be interesting!

The Pet Tech Gift:  Furbo Dog Camera and Treat Tosser – Check Price

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How cool is this!  This wireless wi-fi HD cam with 2-way audio (your pet can hear you and you can hear them!), can monitor your little buddy while you’re away (watch them online via app) and you can even feed them treat via the app while you’re away from home.  The Furbo can hold up to 100 treats at a time.  Your dog will know you love and care for them even when you have to go to dreaded work for the day.

The Dog Tech Gift:  GoBone Interactive App-Enabled Smart Bone for Dogs – Check Price

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GoBone is the world’s first smart bone for your dog. It automatically keeps your dog active while you’re busy and opens up a whole new world of play when you’re together.  Get the app and get your pup playing!

The Pet Owners Tech Gift:  Bissell Pet Stain Eraser Cordless Portable Carpet Cleaner – Check Price

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Say goodbye to stubborn pet stains on your sofas, chairs, and carpet once and for all!  Spray, scrub, and suction to remove pet stains and messes from carpet, upholstery, stairs, area rugs, auto interiors, and more.

The Garage Owners Tech Gift:  Chamberlain Smart Garage Hub – Check Price

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Now you can open and close your garage door from anywhere (in part, thanks to the app for your smartphone).  Not sure if you closed it before you left the house in the morning?  Now you can check from anywhere.  Also works great if someone needs to drop something off for you while you’re not at home.  You’ll even get status notifications pushed right to your phone.

The Shavers Tech Gift:  Braun Series 9 Electric Shaver – Check Price

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Perfect for wet or dry shaving, the latest from Braun is currently the world’s most efficient shaver, is totally 100% waterproof, and has 50 minutes of cordless shaving time.  Thanks #Technology!

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