We love great tech gifts for the holidays. This carefully curated list of holiday gifts for the home is perfect for those on your shopping list this holiday season. Know that everything on this list we've tried or owned so that we're only recommending items we can vouch for when you're shopping for tech gifts for the holidays for someone you love.
Promotional consideration has been provided for some of the items we've chosen. Affiliate links included for some items.
Tech Gifts for the Holidays
Ricoh THETA SC
The THETA SC is available in 4 fun colors. It is the perfect gift for tech enthusiasts and travelers because it captures a 360° view of your favorite memories, so you can relive them over and over again. Users are also able to share their high-quality 360-photos and videos with family & friends through streamlined social media sharing (YouTube, IG, FB). Its sleek and compact design makes the SC easy to use and take everywhere. $179.00
Nixplay Seed 13.3
Nixplay cloud frames are the easiest way to get in touch with your photos. Place the frame in your loved one's home and easily email or send photos using the Nixplay Mobile App for iPhone & Android. Using the Nixplay Web app, manage all your photos from one account. Upload photos from your computer or tablet and access photos from your social media platforms. Create different photo playlists and assign them to your Nixplay frames with drag and drop simplicity. $290.99
Legion Y530 Gaming Laptop (15″)
This 15.6-inch laptop gives you exactly what you need for a gaming experience that balances performance and portability. Its breathtakingly sleek design includes a three-sided narrow bezel for a more immersive gaming experience. The latest-generation specs include GTX graphics and Intel Core i7 six-core processors, which guarantee you serious gaming power. Thermally optimized to run cooler and quieter with a full-sized white-backlit keyboard, the Lenovo Legion Y530 Laptop is primed for those who demand gaming wherever life takes them. $799.99+
The BOND is the only smart home product that bridges the connectivity gap for your existing devices such as ceiling fans or fireplaces. It records your remote controls’ signals and connects the device to your home WiFi network, so you can control it remotely from anywhere via your smartphone or instantly add voice control by connecting to Amazon Echo or Google Home. BOND saves consumers money by allowing them to connect their favorite ceiling fan or fireplace to their smart home system–supporting up to 6 devices either radio frequency (RF) or infrared (IR) for only $99. It sets up in minutes and doesn’t require wiring or complicated installations.
SYLVANIA SMART+ lighting and accessories from LEDVANCE are the perfect gift for anyone who is looking to make their life easier through a smart home that is not only energy saving, but also easy to setup and control. SYLVANIA SMART+ has one of the broadest portfolios of indoor and outdoor smart lighting products that provide beautiful illumination to complement your home décor, while also giving you full control through your smartphone, tablet, wireless switch, sensor, Siri, Amazon Echo or Google Home. $12–$120
Mercku's M2 Mesh WiFi System
M2 performs nearly twice as fast as the industry average and can support up to 60 devices, great for any home that might be adding multiple connected devices this holiday season. The device also offers an app to customize network speed, security and includes a range of parental controls to manage kids’ screen time, data usage, etc. It features sleek hardware that won't be an eyesore on your coffee table, in your office, or anywhere else. Founded and designed by one of the original lead engineers at Blackberry, the M2 system uses patented technology to reduce wireless system noise, improving overall performance. $299.00
Autowit Dash Cam
Add extra protection for your car with Autowit dash camera. It has dual cameras to capture front and rear action. The 5.0″ IPS touch screen delivers real-time movements monitoring and displays recorded footage. Continuous loop recording and G-sensor ensure optimal video capture. $69.99
Autowit Cordless Tire Inflator
If you don’t want to be tied to a plug-in power source, you can precharge the LI-ion battery at home and use it without having to mess with a power cord. Or you can just directly connect the inflator to the cigarette lighter socket with 12V DC car charger. $69.99
NOCO Genius GB40 Jump Starter
The GB40 is an ultra-portable, lightweight and compact lithium-ion jump starter for 12-volt batteries. With it, you can safely jump start a dead battery in seconds – up to 20 times on a single charge. It's mistake-proof, making it safe for anyone to use and features spark-proof technology, as well as reverse polarity protection. The GB40 lithium jump starter integrates with a high-output 100 lumen LED flashlight with seven light modes, holds its charge for up to one year and features a USB battery pack for recharging personal devices on the go – up to 4 smartphone recharges. $79.95
Nextbase 612GW 4K Dash Cam
Introducing the world’s first 4k Dash Cam: the Nextbase 612GW. Their top-of-the-range Dash Cam boasts peerless picture quality that’s even better than most household TVs. And that’s not all. With a brushed aluminium front, 7 lenses offering an ultra-wide camera angle and the very latest sensor from Sony, the 612GW is a Dash Cam that oozes class. Put simply, it’s the best in the business, for drivers who’ll settle for nothing but the best in their car. $249.95 Also check out the Nextbase 512GW Dash Cam.
Swann Wire-Free 720HD Video Doorbell
Swann’s range of doorbells, alarms, and accessories help make every home and business a safe place. Whether you need a doorbell or intercom at the front door, and alarm sensors a driveway alert or a parking alarm in your garage, they got you covered. Free 30-day video storage, 720p HD, night vision up to 13 ft, and 2-way audio. $119.99
Maximus Camera Floodlight
Maximus Camera Floodlight. With a 1080p HD camera and 155o field of view, the Maximus Camera Floodlight is the perfect gadget to ensure your home is well-equipped to keep would-be intruders away. The floodlight can replace any existing fixture on the wall or the eave of your home. It sends real-time alerts to your smartphone when motion is detected, and, in the event of suspicious activity, homeowners can sound an alarm or call 911 directly through the app.
abode is an install-it-yourself smart home security system that can help travelers keep and eye on their home while they’re away and make sure everything is as it should be while they’re traveling.
abode is unique because it’s the only system of it’s kind available where consumers can activate on-demand professional monitoring by a certified central monitoring station for 3-days or 7-days, perfect for a weekend getaway or week-long vacation, that will notify you, the monitoring station and ultimately the proper authorities (police or fire) if needed. $229.00+
ALC Wireless Home Security
Nearly one-third of Americans have been victims of porch pirates, and that number is growing as the holidays get closer Observe what goes on in and around your home or business with ALC Wireless’ simple, plug-and-play, hassle-free, DIY wireless surveillance system. It comes complete with 7-inch color, touch-screen monitor and one all-weatherproof camera with built-in infrared LEDs. Set it up yourself without hiring professional installers or paying expensive monitoring services. Just plug the camera into AC power—no cables needed to run to the monitor! View up to four live cameras, including at night up to 65 feet, and set up for motion detection, motion sensitivity and motion area to trigger an alarm and recordings to the included microSD chip (maximum 128GB capacity or 2 terabytes via the USB port). Use the free iOS or Android app to monitor when you're out and set up push notifications. $240.95
Chamberlain’s Universal Remote
Chamberlain’s Universal Remote is a compact device that makes the perfect gift in the stocking or under the tree. Available in pink, black, blue, and camo, this device lets anyone coming and going from your home – you, your kids, the neighbor, the nanny – open and close the garage door with added safety and convenience, without a key. $42.99
KONO Smart Thermostat
Kono Smart comes with our gorgeous black stainless cover, but it’s about you and we want you to love Kono, so how Kono looks in your home is up to you. Blend in or stand out, it’s up to you with changeable Décor-snap covers. Select from our designer colors or make your own mark with our paintable finish. $100.00
Orbit B-hyve Hose Faucet Timer
The smart Orbit B-hyve Hose Faucet Timer connects to any hose faucet and makes it smart, allowing users to automate, manage and optimize the entire watering process. Users can manage everything from potted plants and container gardens to pet water bowls and even entire lawns; all from the B-hyve app or Amazon Alexa. It’s the perfect gift for even the hardest person to shop for. $69.00+
Masterfully crafted from anodized aluminum, Eve Degree tracks temperature, humidity, and air pressure with unrivaled precision.
See indoor or outdoor conditions at a glance. Review current and past climate data right on your iPhone or iPad. And acquire insight into the place you care about most. Taking advantage of Apple's revolutionary HomeKit technology, Eve offers unparalleled ease of use, advanced security, and tight integration with Siri. $69.15
Switcheroo offers a simple, reliable, and affordable solution to a problem that exists in over half of all American households – a wall switch in a room that turns on an outlet, but not the outlet (or group of outlets) that you want it to activate. Like magic, all lights plugged into Switcheroos that are set to the same channel will turn on and off together with your existing wall switch. Also a convenient solution for syncing all of your holiday lights on a single switch or timer. Multiple channels allow for multiple simultaneous configurations around your home. $37.00
Caavo Control Center: an entertainment hub and universal remote that makes it easy for everyone in the family to watch TV. Control Center seamlessly searches, discovers and manages your content across live TV, DVR, streaming services and web content, so you can easily find what you want to watch and manage it all in one place. $99.95
An ANTOP HDTV Antenna delivers FREE local Over-The-Air digital TV signals from networks such as NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, Fox, and others. In some markets, there are up to 120 FREE digital TV channels available (such as in the L.A. market). Cable/satellite TV providers currently charge for access to local channels. One of these antennas would make a cool and very practical gift idea for her, him, or the entire family. “Cut-the-Cord” and save money on their cable TV bill by combining an HDTV antenna to receive FREE local live TV with their favorite streaming device/service. $75.00
The Luminoodle TV Backlight improves contrast ratios through a balanced white backlight. Watching TV in a dark environment affects the way our eyes react to light, and black looks more like gray. Turning on lamps in the room, however, results in glares on the TV screen. Illuminating your TVs background improves contrast levels by preventing grays and blacks on your screen from being washed out and improves the image on your screen without the need for light sources that cause a pesky glare. $19.99
Phiaton BT 390 headphone
The new BT 390 Wireless Headphones combines the latest wireless technology with epic features & sound all within a compact design. Bluetooth 4.1 provides improved sound quality and efficient wireless streaming. Long battery life offers up to 30 hours of non-stop music playing time. The Phiaton built 40mm drivers feature an optimized vibration system, adding extra emphasis on high frequency, while oversized Neodymium magnets provide a rich, commanding bass. $64.99
SOUNDOT AF1 Headphones
SOUNDOT AF1 is an innovative in-ear headset featuring patented psychoacoustic technology, a six-band customizable graphic equalizer, 3D stereo effect, dual dynamic driver design, inline microphone, and a control box with a volume up (+), volume down (-) and multi-function (pause/play) button. SOUNDOT equalizer (EQ) not only works for music playbacks for most music apps, but also all kinds of audio inputs including FM radio. With built-in FM reception, SOUNDOT AF1 allows iPhone and iPad users to access FM radio anywhere in the world, without requiring access to Internet by WiFi or 3G or LTE connections. $59.97
Select any temperature you want between room temp and boiling, and CAULDRYN COFFEE will keep it precisely there ALL DAY! You no longer have to worry about rushing through your cup of coffee or using the microwave to heat it back up. CAULDRYN COFFEE'S 10 hour battery life means you can have your coffee or tea at the perfect temp from the first sip to the last. It makes every sip the perfect sip. $129.99
Coffee Cookie: a little gadget that keeps to-go coffee hot. It's been featured in Forbes along with a number of blogs, and our customers love it! Portable, rechargeable coffee heater that fastens to the bottom of your disposable cup. No cleaning necessary. It pauses your beverage at your preferred temperature…at the gym, in the subway, at the office. Charge with micro-USB to use again. $14.99
Tile Pro and Tile Mate
Tile Pro is the most powerful Bluetooth tracker on the market, helping users keep track of what matters most — from passports and wallets to laptops and luggage. Just download the Tile app, attach the device to your item and you're done. If you lose it, use the app to make the Tile ring, review its location history, or engage the Tile community to help you find it. $35.00
iStorage datAshur Pro
iStorage datAshur PRO PIN authenticated hardware encrypted flash drives is perfect for those interested in tech, looking for something easy to use and that stores data securely whether at work, at home or on holidays. £49.00 +
Moshi IonSlim 10K USB-C Portable Battery
Charge your phone in style with this high-capacity USB-C portable battery made from aircraft-grade aluminum. Supports 30 W power output for providing emergency power to a MacBook or MacBook Pro. $99.95
Boosa Macro M1 Power Bank
The new Boosa Macro M1 Power Bank is a superior, high-capacity portable phone charger that'll juice up your iPhone 8 over 3.5 times. High Performance 10,000 mAh Capacity Portable Battery Charger, Micro USB Input, 2 x USB-A Outputs: 5V, 2.1A, 1 x USB-C Output: 5V, 2.1A, Four-Light LED Power Indicator. $49.95
Lotus by Seam
Designed by award-winning designers, the Lotus fits any occasion and can be worn as a pendant, bracelet or pinned to an item of clothing. A portion of proceeds benefit the Canadian Women's Foundation. Currently, the Lotus is the only personal safety wearable that features Voice Assistant access and can make two-way audio calls directly from the device. $129.95
The personal security device features a slim, lightweight shield that fits on the back of your smartphone and offers the following:
A mobile app with a GPS-enabled locator that’s used to track your exact location when faced with danger, and share that location with local authorities & your inner “Circle” of family & friends. A silent alert or loud alarm that can be triggered to deter an attacker, or alert bystanders of an emergency.
A 24/7 response center that will contact local authorities, emergency services and your “Circle” during times of emergency. $99.00
Cable Wrangler is here to get your messy cables back in line. Let’s be real… there’s a good chance you’re within 3 feet of some tangled charging cables right now. With the Cable Wrangler's powerful magnet, your cords snap easily in place and stay neat and organized until you need them again. It's an “attractive” solution, if we do say so ourselves. $19.99 Silk makes loads of other cool products like phone cases, too!
BoomPod Rokpod Speaker: Massive sound through nano speaker technology and a passive bass system. Designed to be truly shock and water resistant, with a multi-layered design that makes it rock hard. Features an integrated braided cable, inspired by climbing ropes, that’s strong enough to hang with you on your next adventure. $29.99
Motorola Talkabout T260
With a range of up to 25 miles and the freedom to communicate wirelessly, the T260 lets you stay in touch with family and friends, whether you're tackling a back-country trail or camping in the woods. $64.99
Not just the best key holder or the best key organizer, Keyport is a modular, everyday multipurpose access device for the modern lifestyle that replaces your keychain & streamlines keys, pocket tools, & smart tech along with a built-in lost & found program. $19.99
Ventev Powercell 6010+
The Vented power cell 6010+ is a combination portable battery and wall charger in one device. Featuring built-in Apple Lightning connector cable along with folding AC prongs, the power cell 6010+ can charge two devices at once with a total output of 12W (5V, 2.4A). With its slim, compact design, the power cell 6010+ is the perfect portable power solution. $49.95
The perfect combination of strength and flexibility.
New metal and power buttons, one-piece design combines flexible rubber and durable polycarbonate, protects against daily wear and tear, easy to snap on and off case, available in 5 delectable colors. $29.99
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