With Christmas fast approaching, it is time to start stressing about what to buy everyone. Here are some tech gift ideas that will hopefully make your gift giving a little easier this year.

Sphero Star Wars BB-8

This is a dream for Star Wars fans. You control the BB-8 using an app on your phone. You can also wear the watch and turn him into “The Force” mode and use the force to push him around.

  • Battle-Worn Exterior: BB-8 app-enabled Droid with a polycarbonate shell sports the wear and tear of Resistance missions
  • Bluetooth Smart connection allowing Gyroscopic propulsion to a 30m range
  • Induction charging stand to provide 60-minute battery life
  • Control the BB-8 app-enabled Droid with the Force band through gestures like Force push, pull and drive
  • Free iOS & Android compatible apps; allow Adaptive Personality, The Force Training and view holographic recordings

Tech Tools Heated Smart Travel Mug

This is a perfect gift for the tea or coffee drinker in your life. The mug holds 16oz in a stainless steel and leakproof mug. It plugs into the 12V in your car. It has temperature control to heat your liquid to temperatures between 85 and 160 degrees Fahrenheit and will alert you when your drink has reached its desired temperature that you can preprogram. 

  • 16 oz. stainless steel coffee Travel Mug 12V, intended to keep your beverage warm at your desired temperature, Stainless Steel, and Leak Proof
  • This heated travel mug features temperature control to heat your liquid to temperatures between 85 and 160 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Alerts user when ideal preset temperature is reached
  • Monitors temperature of liquid, displaying status on the LED indicator
  • 12V Auto adapter included / For Auto use only

 

Digital Tape Measure

Now you don’t have to second guess if you are reading it right. Great gift for beginners or professionals. It is made with weather resistant, made of polycarbonate plastic. A large digital display on top to make viewing easy.  Forget to have a pencil ready? That’s ok, this comes with 3 memory functions.  One short-term measurement hold and 2 long-term memories. The tape measure has remained virtually unchanged for over 100 years until now. The eTape16 digital tape measure revolutionizes not only the tape measure but also expands its utility as never before envisioned. The large digital display provides easy reading while the advanced features are readily accessible.

  • The original digital tape measure. Measuring made easy the digital way
  • Rugged, durable, weather resistant, made of polycarbonate plastic. Large digital display
  • 3 memory functions: short-term measurement hold. 2 long-term memories

Fitbit Charge 2

Everyone always has plans to get into shape for the new year. This gift could help track their progress.  Not only will this track your fitness but you can see your calls, texts and calendar notifications on the OLED display. It can also automatically track how long and how well you sleep and can wake you up with a silent vibrating alarm. Battery Lasts 5 Days on a Charge Small Fits wrist 5.5 – 6.7″ (14 – 17 cm) in circumference.

  • PurePulse Heart Rate Tracking Technology Tracks Steps, Distance, Calories, & More Auto Sleep Tracking Sports Tracking & Exercise Recognition Interactive OLED Display See Stats, Time of Day, Exercise Mode Connected GPS

 

RC Quadcopter Drone

This is a gift for children big or small. You can find them to fit into any budget.  Just press the button on the transmitter, and you get 360-degrees Flip. It has a continuous roll for perfect action and wonderful performance. The LED lights are fitted for night flight possibilities. 

Important Tips:

  • Take a 10 minute cooldown break between flights.
  • Charge the battery at a current input less than 0.5A to avoid damage to the USB charger.
  • For best functionality, adjust the throttle slowly.
  • Recommend for ages 14+.
  • Easy to use and portable: Easier remote controlling with the notes printed beside the buttons, which is more friendly to beginners. Packed in a compact craft box for easy carrying.
  • FPV Camera & Live Video: Live video feed of your flight can be displayed on your Android or iOS device with the first-person view(FPV) Wi-Fi feature. Easily adjust the direction of the camera(2.0MP) to take high-quality videos and photos.
  • Headless Mode: Optimized for proper functionality even when the drone is out of sight. The drone is oriented in relation to the pilot. When using headless mode, the forward direction is unrelated to nose direction.
  •  One Key Return Home: One key return home brings an out of sight drone back to the user with the simple click of a button.
  • Altitude Hold: Powerful air pressure altitude hold function allows you to release the throttle enabling the drone to hover while maintaining its current height.

Ivation 22MP Digital Film Scanner

This is a great gift idea for anyone who likes to work with photography. Also for those who have negatives lying around from back in the day. save your family memories with this digital film scanner.  Converts old 35mm slides, negatives, and other films into sharp, vibrant digital JPEG images.  Need to take it to Grandma’s house? That’s ok, you don’t need to take a computer with you. The scanner automatically saves files to an internal memory or Optional SD Card. You can view images instantly on the built-in 2.4” Color LCD display.  In addition to the main scanner/converter unit, your complete kit arrives with interchangeable adapters, which help you quickly feed a variety of film types including 35mm, 110 & 126 KPK negatives and slides, as well as Super 8 film.

 

  • ALL-IN-ONE FILM & SLIDE SCANNER – Converts Old 35mm Slides, Negatives & Other Films Into Sharp, Vibrant Digital JPEG Images for Easy Viewing, Saving & Printing
  • SPEED LOADING ADAPTERS – Versatile Device Includes Multiple Attachments for Quickly Loading & Scanning 35mm, 110 & 126 Slides & Negatives & Super 8 Films
  • ADVANCED SOFTWARE – Interpolation Technology Improves Image Quality Up to 22MP & Features Built-In Resolution, Brightness, Coloration & Other Adjustments
  • NO COMPUTER NECESSARY – Scanner Automatically Saves Files to Internal Memory or Optional SD Card; View Instantly on Built-In 2.4” Color LCD Display
  • ALL CABLES INCLUDED – Set Arrives w/ Video Out & USB to Mini USB Cables for Fast Viewing on Television, Mac, PC & More; Also Includes Cleaning Brush

 

Lynda Tomkinson
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