Technophile Gift Guide

Gift Guide: The Technophile

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Every group of friends or family has a techie in the mix. 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 15 tech-friendly gifts for those who love their gadgets.

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

Dell Latitude Rugged 12 Tablet

Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet

Designed for use in the field by both industrial and military personnel, the Latitude 12 stands up to mud, sand, dust, multiple drops, and extreme temperatures ranging from -20ºf to 145ºf thanks to a rugged design built to military standards. Additional features include 5th generation Intel Core M processors, windows 8.1, 512GB of solid state storage, and optional dual hot-swap batteries for extended periods of use in the field. – $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 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 Pitch Black Speaker

Marshall Stanmore Pitch Black Speaker

Marshall’s sleek new version of the popular Stanmore speaker is outfitted with a modern, blacked-out color scheme that blends really well with the old school Marshall detailing. Along with handsome aesthetics, the Marshall Stanmore Pitch Black features a new powersaver 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

Mophie Juice Pack Power Reserve Micro

Mophie Juice Pack Power Reserve Micro USB

Sporting a lightweight, compact design with integrated charging cables, the Juice Pack Reserve Micro charger is small enough to carry on your keychain or in your pocket, while its rechargeable 1,000mAh battery provides enough juice to your device to get you through the day without the need to hunt for a power outlet. – Buy It

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