The winter season is here and it’s time to start your holiday shopping!
With Christmas and New year just a few weeks away, let’s look at what you can find for your near and dear ones for under $150.
We’ve taken the liberty of collecting some tech gift ideas because, well… everyone needs a little tech in their life, right?
Holiday Shopping List
RAVPower 1TB SSD
The RAVPower 1TB SSD is a great gift for those who never have enough storage on their computers or even those who just like to quickly move a lot of information around a lot. It’s compatible with computers, tablets, and smart phones, and has a transfer speed of 540 Mb/s which is more than enough to play games or watch 4k movies straight from the drive.
Canon’s IVY Mini Photo Printer
Holiday Shopping is incomplete without picture proof.
If you know someone who loves to take pictures on their smartphone and then print them out to hang up or give to friends, considering getting them Canon’s IVY Mini Photo Printer. It is a Bluetooth printer that connects to phones and computers and will print 2-inch x 3-inch photos with 314×400 dot resolution. The best part is the printer is so small you can carry it around with you anywhere you go. With this kind of portability, you can take a photo and immediately have a physical copy at any place in the world!
Link AKC Smart Collar
Dog and Dog owners will love this gift for Christmas. With the Link AKC Smart Collar, you can ensure you pet is always safe and happy. It comes with a built in GPS, so you always know where your dog is, and an activity monitor with remote turn on sound to train your dog even when you’re not around. To ensure your puppy is staying safe when you’re not around, the smart collar has built-in safety features that monitors the temperature and alerts you if they are too hot or cold. Giving the gift of a Smart Collar for the holidays will allow pet owners to always make sure their furry companion is happy and healthy.
Ember Smart Mug
Many of us, especially during the cold winter season, like to start our days with a cup of hot coffee or tea. The only problem is, it always gets too cold before you reach the bottom. You can fix this issue for your loved ones by getting them the Ember Smart Mug. It is a mug 10-ounce with temperature control to keep your beverage at the right temperature for your preference. You can even connect it to your smartphone to know exactly what temperature it is in case it is too hot. You’ll make an avid coffee or tea drinker very happy with this gift for the holiday season.
DJI’s Tello Drone
For a beginner to drones, Tello Drone is a great way to get someone started in collecting and controlling drones. Take beautiful pictures and video or fly it around and do cool tricks with it. Tello is meant to be played with, so it’s built to be lightweight but durable. Moreover, it comes with an MIT-developed coding system that allows kids and teens to easily learn how to code and have fun with Tello. It’s fun for all ages and a perfect gift for kids and adults alike.
A perfect gift for any book worm, the Kindle Paperwhite is the ultimate book reader. It is the thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite thus far, and has a 300 ppi glare-free screen that lets you read like the screen is a real page even out in the bright sun. The Paperwhite comes in 8 GB and 32 GB so you can download even more books and audio books to your hearts content. As a bonus, the Kindle Paperwhite is waterproof, so you can take it with you anywhere you go including the beach or the pool!
3-in-1 Wireless Charger by Mophie
Mophie Wireless Charging Stand is the perfect gift for Apple users. You know the people I’m talking about that have the iPhone, Apple Watch, and Airpods. With this 3-in-1 charger, they can have all their devices charging from the same outlet all at once.
If not this, then pick something as useful as this piece because holiday shopping should include something worthwhile yet nifty.
Fire HD 8 Plus Tablet with Wireless Charging
This tablet by Amazon is a great gift for anyone. It has so many capabilities and uses. You can watch movies and TV, play games, draw, write, and even do work from it. The Fire HD 8 Plus has an all-day battery life and a short 3-hour charge time, so you can take it everywhere and use it to its full potential without worrying about it dying on you. This is a Christmas gift that will bring a smile to anyone’s face.
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit -Mario Set – Nintendo Switch Mario Set Edition
Videogames have never been cooler. The Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit set comes with a remote-controlled Mario and the pieces to create a track in real life. After you build the track, you hop onto the Nintendo Switch and play Mario Kart in Augmented Reality! Kids will love this as a gift, especially if they already have Nintendo Switch. They’ll be racing against their favorite Mario Kart characters through the living room for hours!
Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)
For your loved ones with an iPad, the Apple Pencil is a great accessory to it. With the Apple Pencil, you can turn your iPad into a notebook, canvas, or just about anything you can imagine. They come equipped with precision responsiveness that comes in handy when drawing. Artists and writers with an iPad Pro 3rd generation will love this gift for the holidays!
Hopefully this year’s holiday shopping is all set for you and if not, this list gave you a few ideas on what gifts to buy for your friends and family. Now it’s time to get out there and prepare for this holiday season.
If you’re planning to gift something to someone living elsewhere, consider using a parcel forwarding service to ship gifts worldwide.