Check out the latest and greatest gifts for the techy in our annual Holiday Gift Guide!
Hammacher Schlemmer High Definition Camera Drone - This drone can capture pictures and video from 300" away and is easy to maneuver weighing in at just 2 pounds. The drone responds nimbly to its 2.4 GHz radio remote when issued commands to move forward, backward, up, down, or hover in-place by four 7 3/4"-long high-efficiency propellers. Images and video are saved onto an included 2 GB microSD card. A press of a button also sends the drone into a perfectly executed 360° loop. Rechargeable battery provides 15-minute flight times from a full charge using the included AC adapter.
Available at HammacherSchlemmer.com. MSRP $299
da Vinci Jr 1.0 3D Printer - Easily the most affordable and accessible 3D printer in the market, the da Vinci Junior is perfect for first-time 3D designers and aspiring inventors. This desktop 3D printer makes for a fantastic addition to your home, or office. This simple and easy-to-use 3D printer requires no calibration and also a new auto-loading filament system for an easy, more convenient, 3D printing experience.
Available at BarnesAndNoble.com. MSRP $249.99
PowerLite Home Cinema 640 3LCD Projector - Get images up to 300" - perfect for movie nights, outdoor matinees and multiplayer video games. Offering up to 3x Higher Color Brightness than competitive models, Epson 3LCD projectors ensure vibrant images. Featuring 3200 lumens of color brightness and 3200 lumens of white brightness, this projector shines bright. It also offers all-digital HDMI connectivity, a built-in speaker and simple image adjustments. Quickly set up and share content from cable/satellite boxes, laptops, Blu-ray Disc players or gaming consoles. Plus, you can choose from four built-in color modes, optimized for different entertainment.
Available at Epson.com or Amazon.com. MSRP $360
Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Sonic Electric Toothbrush -Remove up to 100% more plaque in hard to reach areas vs. a manual toothbrush. Diamondclean also will whiten teeth in just 1 week and promote healthier gums in only 2 weeks. This patented sonic technology drives fluid to stimulate the gums through 5 brushing modes: clean, white, polish, gum care and sensitive. The built-in quad-pacer helps ensure thorough brushing throughout the mouth, where you will experience noticeable results and better check-ups in 28 days. This most advanced Sonicare technology comes with a dual charging system which includes a charger glass and USB charging travel case.
Available at usa.Philips.com or Amazon.com. MSRP $220
ZUS: Smart USB Car Charger & Car Locator - ZUS is different from any normal USB car chargers in several ways: it features a 100% Automated Car Locator. Plug in ZUS, Install free ZUS App, Connect, Done! ZUS automatically remembers where you've parked your car when your engine turns off. When you need to find your car, simply open the ZUS app. No cellphone signal is needed. It also features ElegantShine Lighting System. ZUS' proprietary ElegantShineTM lighting system provides great usability in dark environments.
ZUS is the only USB car charger to meet US Military MIL-STD-810G High Temperature Standard. It is crafted from the highest grade German Bayer PC with all metal parts coated in Titanium. Plus advanced ZUS cooling system that results in 35% less heat. ZUS is able to last 2 times longer than normal USB Car Chargers.
Available at Nonda.co or Amazon.com. MSRP $50
Garmin Dash Cam 30 - This standalone HD driving recorder serve as the eyewitness to your drive. Wide viewing angles provide excellent camera coverage and clear, crisp footage in bright sunlight or low-light conditions. Rely on the Incident Detection (G-sensor) to automatically save footage on impact; files are stored on the replaceable micro SD card (included). It can take still images, from inside or outside your vehicle, to capture close-up collision damage. Play back footage right on the display, or use Garmin Dash CamPlayer to review later on your computer.
Available at Buy.Garmin.com or Amazon.com. MSRP $170
JBL REFLECT Mini BT Headphones - Sweat proof and designed with ear buds that don’t stick out from your ears, these super lightweight earphones deliver stunning JBL sound to inspire all of your athletic endeavors. These earphones are wireless and provide 8 hours of playback time through premium 5.8mm drivers. Enjoy the three button remote and mic, the stylish range of colors and the ability to easily clean the earphones after use.
Available at JBL.com and Amazon.com. MSRP $99.95
Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera- With the exterior of a simple point-and-shoot camera, the inside of this Polaroid houses a 10 Mp image sensor, 3.0" LCD display, and an integrated ZINK printer. It prints using ZINK Zero Ink and premium 2 x 3" photo paper. This combination creates smudge-proof, water-resistant, and tear-resistant photos that allow you to shoot and print without about multiple hands smudging the ink or damaging the prints.
Once youve shot and edited your photos right in the camera, no computer or photo editing software required, you can also save the digital files to upload anywhere online, or re-print later on. Do it all right in the palm of your hand!
Available at Polaroid.com or Amazon.com. MSRP $300
EziCharge IC - Engineered with Auto Detect Technology, this USB port charger lets you plug any device, Android and Apple, into any port and the smart charger will get exactly what it needs to charge rapidly and effectively. No more worrying about choosing the right port for your device! With an input of 100-240v this USB rapid charger is a must for one of your travel accessories. You can charge multiple devices, even multiple power hungry devices like iPads and tablets, with ease.
Available on Amazon.com. MSRP $30
DOK CR09 Dual Charger Station - The DOK CR09 dual-charger station that charges 2 devices at once and also includes an alarm clock, FM radio and music speaker combo for the best-priced charger/music player in the market for $39.99. A universal charger, the CR09 charges all smart phones, tablets, smart watches, portable speakers, GoPros, USB devices, and more, employing “SCD Technology” (Smart Current Detection) that recognizes and charges all smart devices using the correct power needed without overcharging or harming the device’s battery.
Available at Easy-Doks.com. MSRP $39.99
Epson Expression Photo XP-960 Small-in-One All-in-One Printer - Featuring six-color ultra HD inks, this compact all-in-one is also powerful, printing 4" x 6" photos in as fast as 11 seconds. Easily print from your iPad, iPhone, tablet or smartphone - with or without a router - at home or on the go. Quickly produce stunning borderless photos up to 11" x 17" - or print on specialty paper and DVDs. The innovative, fold-over scan lid holds originals in place. An intuitive 4.3" touchscreen makes tasks easy. Plus, you can easily print Facebook photos and more with Epson's Creative Print App.
Available at Epson.com. MSRP $299
Gravitas iPhone/iPad Dock- The Gravitas offers optimal stability and is ideal for single-handed docking and undocking - simply grab your device and go. Despite the impressive weight, 2.5 pounds, the dock helps in maximizing desk space. It is constructed of a metal alloy that is 265% denser than aluminum. The audio line out, supplies external speakers with high fidelity, fixed-volume, stereo output. And what I like is that it accommodates most slim iPhone and iPad cases.
Included inserts make the dock compatible with the iPhone 6/6s, iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini, iPad Mini with Retina Display and iPad (4th gen).
Available at HengeDocks.com and Amazon.com. MSRP $69
Instax Mini 70 - Fujifilm's newest addition! The Mini 70 includes an updated camera design, improved picture quality, especially in dark scenes, new selfie mode with selfie mirror and a tripod socket. Designed to use Instax Mini style film. Available in three new colors - "Canary Yellow," "Island Blue," and "Moon White."
I'm lovin' the selfie feature: just press the selfie button when shooting and the camera will automatically adjust the focal length and brightness to the ideal level for selfies.
Available at FujiFilmUSA.com and Amazon.com. MSRP $140
JLab Neon Earbubs - These NEON aluminum earbuds are ultra lightweight and feature an ergonomic profile with gel comfort cushions, universal mic and track control. The finely tuned, high performance titanium drivers deliver a clean, crisp sound.
Available at JLabAudio.com. MSRP $70
KODIAK 6000mAh USB Power Bank - Waterproof and shockproof, this power bank is THE portable rugged power bank for any environment. It is rugged enough to stand up to anything you throw at it, or throw it at, and submerge it in, all while being small and light enough to travel with you anywhere.
This thing is a beast! It can charge a tablet, phone, POV camera, e-reader, wireless headphones, or even a GPS. I just toss this in my car so I never run out of juice no matter where I go.
Available at OutdoorTechnology.com (Receive 25% off with code ODTAF125) or Amazon.com. MSRP $49.95
Edifier H840 Headphones - we all know headphones are super popular amongst the younger crowd. However, the price tag on the "popular" brands are just outta control. Unless your child is super responsible and takes care of them it's just not worth spending the money. These h840 headphones from Edifier are a great alternative with great quality. They are available in black or blue.
Available at Edifier.com or Amazon.com. MSRP $60