Technophile Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas: The Technophile

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There’s more than likely a techie in every group of friends or in every family. This guy probably already has the latest gadgets, smartphone and computer on the market.

Luckily, his insatiable appetite for the next gizmo makes him a relatively easy person to shop for. To help you check this guy off of your shopping list, we’ve curated this list of 20 tech-friendly gifts for those on your shopping list who love their gadgets.

Nest Thermostat

Nest Thermostat 3rd Generation

The Nest Thermostat is the smartest thermostat on the marker. After a week of use, the Nest learns your schedule and begins to program itself to heat or cool your home based on your routine and past settings. The Nest Thermostat also uses sensors and your phone’s location to determine if you’ve left the house, then sets itself to an Eco Temperature to save you energy and money. – Buy It


 

Tech Dopp Kit 2

Tech Dopp Kit 2

If you find your tech gear — cords, headphones, charging packs and the like — getting tangled up in your backpack’s front compartment, well … problem solved. This Is Ground is back with the Tech Dopp Kit 2, the brand’s latest everyday carry bag that will help you organize your collection of go-to tech accessories. – Buy It

Circle 2 Home Security Camera

Circle 2 Home Security Camera

Keep tabs on your property outside and inside your house with the Circle 2 Security Camera. The mic and speaker provide crystal clear audio, while connectivity to your smartphone allows it to communicate with Alexa, Apple Home or Google Assistant and then sends live feeds to your phone, tablet or whatever device you happen to be using. – Buy It

Wynd Smart Air Purifier

Wynd Smart Air Purifier

Small enough to throw in your backpack, the Wynd air purifier was designed to create a bubble of clean air around your head so that you can breathe easy. It features a customizable filtration system that removes particulate matter from the air via a medical-grade filter and an air sensor that adjusts the filtration to match the air quality wherever you happen to be. – Buy It

Garmin Descent MK1 GPS Dive Watch

Garmin Descent Mk1 GPS Dive Watch

This full-feature dive computer and GPS wristwatch by Garmin includes a gyroscope, a barometric altimeter a 3-axis compass, and data storage of up to 10,000 dives — all meant to improve your overall experience on your next diving adventure out at sea. – $99

GoPro Hero5 Black

GoPro Hero5 Black

The GoPro Hero5 can be operated hands-free via simple voice commands, while a single button both turns the device on and records automatically. In addition, 4K video, 12 megapixel stills photos, a waterproof housing, and viewing, editing, and sharing on the go via a GoPro Plus subscription make the Hero5 Black the best GoPro camera yet. – Buy It


 

Nomad Pod Pro

Nomad Pod Pro

The Pod Pro features a retractable lightning cable that allows you to simultaneously charge both your iPhone and the new Apple Watch up to two times via a built-in, rechargeable 6,000mAh battery. – Buy It

Tile Slim

Tile Slim

Never lose your important items again with the innovative Tile Slim Bluetooth tracking device. Place a Tile in your wallet, passport, jacket, or phone case to track your items with the Tile App. Each Tile requires no upkeep, and its battery is designed to last for a full year. Once the year is up, you’ll receive a replacement through the reTile program. – Buy It

Portiko Extension Cord

Portiko Extension Cord

Perfect for shared workspaces or the gadget-hungry techie, the Portiko Extension Cord ($25) by Bluelounge provides a solution to the problem of keeping multiple devices charged from a single power source via a six feet long extension cord outfitted with two standard outlets and a pair of USB ports. – Buy It

Marshall Mode Earphones

Marshall Mode EQ Headphones

Along with Marshall’s unique branding and familiar design, the Mode EQ Earphones are outfitted with customized drivers that minimize distortion without sacrificing output, specially-designed, interchangeable sleeves in a variety of sizes, an updated inline microphone that eliminates any possible feed-back while offering one and two touch operation, and two different EQ settings depending on your base or treble needs. – $99

Garmin Speak

Garmin Speak

Garmin Speak comes with Alexa built in and ready for your endless commands. Play music from Pandora or Sirius, rehash your to-do list, and check the upcoming weather conditions via voice commands while you drive down the road and back. – $1,849

Sphericam 2

Sphericam 2

Meet the Sphericam 2, a spherical, 360 degree action camera that records hi-resolution 4K video seamlessly in every direction at once, without any blind spots. Even better, you can watch said video footage on your iPad, tablet, personal computer, smartphone, or a virtual reality headset such as Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear, or Google Cardboard. – $1,999

Skeye Nano Drone With Camera

Skeye Nano 2 Drone With Camera

The world’s smallest quadcopter — the Skeye Nano Drone — can now capture images mid-flight thanks to a built-in 300 pixel camera. Like the original before it, the latest Skeye Nano Drone is capable of very aggressive flying maneuvers such as flips, barrel rolls, and banked turns. – Buy It

Mophie Memory-Flex USB Cable

Mophie Memory-Flex USB Cable

The Mophie Memory-Flex USB Cable is a short, extremely portable USB to Lightning charging cable that can twist and bend to charge your device at nearly any angle needed thanks to a unique memory-flex material. It short stature makes it ideal for traveling while eliminating the need for additional cords and the tangled mess that they inherit. – Buy It

RIF6 Cube Projector

RIF6 Cube Projector

Hailed as the world’s first projector designed specifically for your smart devices, the RIF6 Cube Projector is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand yet just as functional as it’s larger counterparts. It connects to any MHL/HDMI device such as your smartphone or laptop computer and projects a crystal clear 120-inch display on the wall. – Buy It

Fugoo Sport XL Speaker

Fugoo Sport XL Speaker

Four times the size of the original Fugoo Sport, the Fugoo Sport XL Speaker cranks out a powerful 100 decibels of crystal clear highs, mids, and lows thanks to 8 acoustic drivers and speakers strategically placed on all four sides of the body for a unique 360 degree sound. – Buy It

Goal Zero Venture 30 Power Pack

Goal Zero Venture 30 Power Pack

As far as portable chargers go, Goal Zero’s Venture 30 Power Pack is an impressive device thanks to dual high-speed USB ports, built-in solar panel, and a 7,800mAh power pack that can effectively charge your tablet once or your smartphone up to three consecutive times. The Venture 30’s charging capabilities combined with a shockproof and waterproof housing renders it one of the toughest, most versatile chargers on the market. – Buy It

Marshall Stanmore Speaker

Marshall Stanmore Speaker

Marshall’s popular, travel-friendly Stanmore speaker is outfitted with a classic, blacked and brass color scheme that blends really well with the old school Marshall detailing. Along with handsome aesthetics, the Marshall Stanmore features a new power saver standby mode, wireless Bluetooth capabilities, aptX technology, and Apple TV compatibility. – Buy It

Lakeland Laptop Bag

Lakeland Laptop Bag

The Lakeland laptop Bag features a rugged and durable design with one exterior pocket and a pair of interior pockets along with a padded laptop sleeve. The reinforced leather bottom stands up to repeated wear and tear, and also includes a removable adjustable strap with leather shoulder pad. – Buy It

BioLite Charge 10

BioLite Charge 10

At 4 inches long and weighing in at a mere 3 ounces, the Charge 10 is lightweight enough to everyday carry, while a stainless steel housing and a silicone gasket protect it from impacts and water damage. It’s onboard 2600mAh battery delivers enough juice to fully charge a phone once or charge a camera twice. – Buy It

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