20 Quirky Gifts for the Gadget Lover on Your List
You’ll get a kick out of gifting these gadgets to your techie friends and family.
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Breakfast food fans will love this one. This sandwich maker cooks a meat, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich in as little as five minutes. It also comes with a recipe book for people looking for alternative takes on the classic breakfast sandwich, including Paleo and Keto options.
This lighted water bottle provides hydration while also doubling as a safety feature, giving bikers a glowing, 360-degree light that will help keep them safely illuminated while cycling at night. The light charges via USB cable and lasts at constant, full power for eight hours.
There isn’t really a more convenient way to listen to music in the shower than this speaker showerhead from Kohler. The speaker wirelessly streams tunes from any Bluetooth enabled device, detaching from the showerhead housing easily for convenient recharging.
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The Beddit 3 Sleep tracker slips unobtrusively under your bed sheets and continuously tracks things like sleep, heart rate, breathing, snoring and even the temperature and humidity of the bedroom over the course of the night. Those results are then sent to a smartphone app that analyzes the data and gives back concrete information about quality of sleep and what can be done to increase it.
This throwback camera is sure to please both nostalgic photographers and fans of Netflix’s mega-hit original series. In a time where digital photography has pretty much taken over, shooting on film is a fun way to feel a little retro while capturing memories that will last a lifetime.
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Ever gone to plug something into an outlet only to find that the slot you need to access is covered up by a bulky charger or cable? AUKEY’s USB wall charger makes that a non-issue with an intuitive, swiveling design that provides access to three USB charging ports without taking up unnecessary space or blocking any other outlets.
This alarm clock mimics natural sunrise, waking you up with a gradual, warm light instead of blaring alarm noises. It also has a “PowerBackUp+” feature that will keep the clock running for at least 8 hours without power so you don’t have to worry about losing your alarm and being late for work if your electricity goes out in the middle of the night. It can even be set up to work with the rest of your smart lights.
Hot coffee is great. Iced coffee is also good. Room temperature coffee is… not ideal. Give the gift of temperature controlled beverages with this smart mug from Ember, which can keep drinks at temperatures ranging from 120 to 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Here are ten other smart kitchen products.
Always being able to have a knife on hand is something anyone would appreciate, especially as we near the height of package-opening season. The Gerber Zip Blade safely folds up into a secure package that’s small enough to attach to a key fob without taking up too much space. The size doesn’t lead to a sacrifice in quality, though, and the knife’s frame is well-built so that the blade feels sturdy and not wobbly while in use.
The TubShroom is the kind of gift that people will appreciate long after the holiday season has passed. There isn’t really any “installation” required- just remove the old drain cover with a screwdriver and put the TubShroom in its place. It will catch hair before it enters your drain and clogs everything up, collecting the unsightly strands out of view until it’s time for easy clean-up.
Just set up the Saki over a pot, turn it on, and walk away. The stirrer will gently stir food at one of two speeds, leaving you free to take care of other tasks in the kitchen or just lounge around on the couch. The stirrer’s arms are made to fit saucepans anywhere from 6 to 10.2 inches in diameter and 4-8 inches in height.
Upgrade your taco night experience and graduate from warming up tortillas in the microwave or on the open flame of the stovetop. NUNI, “the world’s first tortilla toaster”, can fit up to 6 tortillas at once, warming both sides without any flipping required. There are variable shade settings depending on tortilla-toasting preference, and the toaster shuts off automatically after each cycle to keep from over-heating.
Introduce someone to the world of 3D printing with this pen, which uses PLA filaments to produce 3D designs that can range from simple to complex depending on skill level. The 3D pen comes with drawing stencils so that beginners can get the hang of things and create some pretty cool projects without feeling like they need to be world-class artists.
Sure, regular pizza cutters are fine. But these 2-in-1 pizza scissors will make short work of slicing up a freshly-baked pie while also doubling as a convenient serving utensil. The “Scizza” has a unique plastic base that won’t scratch up non-stick pans and is heat resistant up to 400-deg. F. Don’t throw out your pizza box the next time you get delivery- use it as a spray paint booth instead!
Stylish shades with superior sound quality- what more could anyone ask for? Bose’s audio sunglasses let you listen to music and answer calls through your phone’s smart assistant without having to plug your ears with headphones. The coolest thing is that while you hear the rich, dynamic sound from the sunglasses’s speakers, the people around you won’t hear much of anything at all.
This is one gift you might want to give a little early, especially if you’re giving it to someone who plans on making an obscene amount of mashed potatoes over the course of the holiday season. Using the Rotato Express could not be much easier, and it can swiftly slice the skin off of a variety of types of produce, not just potatoes. Here’s how to store potatoes and onions the right way.
Did you know that phones can be up to six times dirtier than toilet seats? The PhoneSoap 3 uses two UV-C bulbs to kill 99.99% of germs and bacteria from the surface of a smart phone. Phones can even be charged through either a USB and USB-C port while they’re being cleaned.
This toaster is sure to be a hit, regardless of whether the person you gift it to prefers their toast on the light side or the dark side. The front of the toaster is designed to look like the iconic villain’s chest plate, so sci-fi fans can think back to their favorite scenes while they prepare their breakfast in the morning. Here are some more stunning black appliances.