You better watch out, you better not cry, better not pout, we’re telling you why…..We’ve got the top tech gifts that any tech geek surely will want to try! We made our list, and checked it twice; so check out our gift guide and attain a device!
This week we’re breaking down the top daily consumer tech gifts and who will appreciate them most this holiday season from #SantaCon enthusiasts to mechanical contractors:
The Smart Herb Garden
The Smart Herb Garden makes gardening at home easy and convenient. Simply fill the tank and then plug the Smart Herb Garden in and watch your herbs, fruits, or flowers grow effortlessly. Built-in sensors even monitor the garden’s conditions to ensure your garden is always optimally maintained.
Best Gift For: Your vegan best friend who lives in an apartment but still insists on owning their own garden.
Nintendo NES Classic Edition
Arguably the “hottest” gift of the 2016 holiday season, the Nintendo NES Classic Edition has already made headlines for astonishing sales numbers during Black Friday. The Nintendo NES Classic Edition packs many classic Nintendo games popular in the 80s, such as Super Mario Bros. and Pacman, into a single console that easily plugs into your TV for hours of play.
Best Gift For: You nostalgic father who wants to relive his glory days.
Google Home is a voice automated system that allows for the integration of all the “smart” elements of your home. Simply speak to the system to play your favorite online music streaming playlists, to search google, and to control the air temperature and other elements of your home.
Best Gift For: Your spouse – so you can play your wedding song when they get home and win big brownie points.
Crock-Pot Wemo, Smart Wifi-Enabled Slow Cooker
Crock-Pot is a staple in many homes with busy schedules. The new Wemo enabled Crock-Pot however will forever change how you use Crock-Pots. With the free Wemo app you can control the temperature and cook time of your Wemo enabled Crock-Pot from anywhere at anytime.
Best Gift For: Your significant other who manages to burn everything they cook.
Zepp 2 is a sensor that easily attaches to your glove when golfing to provide 3D swing analysis. Club speed, club plane, tempo, backswing length, and more are analyzed using the Zepp 2. Instant evaluations and Smart Coach can also be utilized to gain a full understanding of your swing in order to ultimately improve your golf game.
Best Gift For: The avid golfer in your life who will spend every weekend on the course come spring.
Amazon Echo connects to the Alexa Voice System to enable hands free control of your home. Use voice commands to play music, listen to the the latest news, and even order pizzas from Domino’s or call an Uber!
Best Gift For: Your boss, so Alexa can answer the tough questions.
Set to be launched in November 2016, Roav is a product from Anker that is a dash-mounted monitor for vehicles that connects to a driver’s smartphone to display relevant information including traffic!
Gift It To: The family member with the oldest, beat up car. Make cars great again.
Fully Self-Driving Tesla
Tesla is currently building fully self driving models that are set to be available for sale by the end of 2017! Until then, all new Tesla models are being assembled with hardware that will enable them to become fully self-driving in the future.
Best Gift For: Yourself, you deserve it after this election season.
Price: Model X $74,000 Model S $66,000
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Microsoft Surface Studio & Surface Dial
The newly released Microsoft Surface Studio is forecasted to change the future of desktop computers. This touchscreen, 28-inch desktop PC can be folded to become a tablet. This innovative desktop was designed with the creative professional (artists, video editors, architects, etc.) in mind as the Surface Pen Stylus can be used to create work. When paired with the Surface Dial, Surface Studio users can gain physical control over their apps.
Price: $2,999.99 (Surface Studio), $99 (Dial)