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Looking for a special something for a loved one for the holidays? Tech gifts are great because they can make someone’s life easier and/or more fun. And chances are these are items they would generally not buy for themselves!
This bluetooth tracker is an outstanding gift idea for those who lose their phone, keys, bags, etc frequently like I do! It’s easy to set up and easier to use. The finder and free app work well with both iOS and Android phones. Use it to keep track of all your things. You can even use it to find your phone even if on “silent”! Everyone on your gift list will appreciate a Tile this year.
This is the last device stand you’ll ever need! It’s truly universal as it’s compatible with 99% of mobile devices, even those not yet released. It’s flexible built-in grooves fit everything from small phones to massive tablets. The grooves hold your devices 6 different ways to give you the best view possible no matter where you are or what you are doing! GoDonut is lightweight and durable. It is sturdy enough to support even large tablets and requires no assembly. This sleek and fun product is made in the USA.
Brilliant! This portable lightweight printer, compatible with both iOS and Android devices, quickly prints your pictures! This printer is a great idea for those of us who mean to print out our pictures but never get around to it. The printer has print-sensitive paper, doesn’t require an ink cartridge and works by blue tooth so a cable isn’t necessary. The printer holds 10 sheets of paper at a time.
These sophisticated sunglasses work via bluetooth, and have built-in Bose speakers that produce rich, immersive sound. They also block up to 99% of UVA/UVB rays while you enjoy your music! Others around you hear practically nothing while you listen. The open-ear audio allows you to remain aware of your surroundings while you listen to your music. An integrated microphone provides clear access to your phone’s virtual assistant. The apps that work with bose frames are Spotify,Apple music,Skype and WhatsApp, Google Maps or Waze
These tall sleek grinders are an elegant and stylish addition to your dining table! The stunning gift box makes this set an amazing gift for your favorite foodie. Battery operated and easy to use, you can season your food with just the push of a button! With a light and convenient one hand operation, seasoning food has never been easier! This set is not only beautiful, but extremely helpful for those with arthritis or strength issues in their hands. This product is made from high quality stainless steel and BPA-free acrylic glass. A rustproof ceramic core ensures a smooth and easy grind.
Easy to set up and a great crowd pleaser. Once you try it you will understand why this gift is one of Oprah’s picks. Create endless craft cocktails in the comfort of your own home – no mess, no fuss. Just insert a cocktail capsule into the drink mixer machine, select your preferred strength and press mix. The system mixes your cocktail in seconds! This gift is perfect for those who want all the benefits of a fully-equipped bar without the time and effort it otherwise takes to stock various juices, bitters, simple syrups and other ingredients. All that’s needed is to have the whiskey, vodka, rum, gin or tequila on hand! With push button simplicity and an easy to clean design, this great machine is a favorite for those who like to entertain!
JBL’s “Flip” line of portable, waterproof Bluetooth speakers top our list of the best Bluetooth speakers available to buy. This speaker with it’s divvi! protective hardshell case is the perfect gift for your friend or family member who likes to bring music along to the beach, on hikes, or wherever. The rounded, thoughtfully designed speakers produce warm audio with plenty of bass and midrange.
If your favorite music lover is sick of wires, the Samsung Galaxy Buds+ make a great gift! The earbuds fit well and isolate you from distracting noises so you can focus on what you want. Change settings if you want to tune-in more to your surroundings. For example, hear flight announcements or your order number while you enjoy your favorite podcast. Both android and iOS compatible, these buds pair easily with smart devices via bluetooth. Plus, get up to 11 hours of nonstop music on a single charge, then pop into the wireless charging case for nearly 11 more. Just 3 minutes of charging gives you one hour of play time if you get to the gym and realize you forgot to charge them the night before! The Galaxy Buds+ deliver high-quality sound for a great price.
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