Searching for the ultimate gift for the tech-savvy professional on your shopping list? From morning commute through the workday and beyond, here are a dozen tech gifts sure to score big this holiday season.
Easing the morning commute
- Skullcandy Ink’d Wireless Earbuds – Perfect for making phone calls or catching up on the latest podcast, this lightweight and affordable Bluetooth headset will make the morning train ride fly by.
- Ember Technologies Smart Coffee Mug – Say good-bye to blistering hot or lukewarm coffee. The Ember mug keeps liquid motivation at your desired temperature for two hours on the go (or all day on its dock).
Technology through the workday
- HP Spectre 13.3 Laptop – HP’s newest, super thin laptop offers topnotch performance. Just 10.4mm thick, the Spectre boasts an excellent keyboard, bold design and Core i5 or Core i7 power.
- Samsung T3 Portable SSD – Small enough to fit into your pocket, this compact but rugged portable drive stores up to 2TB of data with impressive speed.
- Anki Cozmo – This palm-sized robot is more than the ultimate desk accessory. Programmed with an “emotion engine,” Cozmo can react to situations with the full range of emotions and even remember faces and names.
- Fitbit Alta – Whether squeezing in a lunchtime workout or simply tracking steps, calories and hourly activity throughout the day, health-conscious professionals love the svelte design of the newest Fitbit.
Gearing up to unwind
- Cassia Hub – The world’s first Bluetooth router extends Bluetooth range up to 1,000 feet and enables remote control of up to 22 devices. Winding down with good music or sharing files with friends just became a whole lot easier!
- Logitech Harmony Elite – Lose the pile of remotes cluttering the coffee table. This top-of-the-line universal remote control handles up to 15 devices, uses an intuitive interface and blissfully does not require line of sight to your devices.
- Microsoft Xbox One S Gaming Console –This sleek console with an integrated power supply and Bluetooth controller streams 4K and HDR and is both significantly smaller and more powerful than the original Xbox One.
- Nintendo Switch – Available in March 2017, this brand new console represents a fusion of handhelds and TV-connected consoles. Seamlessly switch from the TV to handheld gaming on the move or take advantage of attractive options for local multiplayer gaming.
- HTC Vive – An amazing VR experience on the consumer market, the Vive truly immerses users into the virtual world, allowing them to walk around in the game. An intuitive interface, best-in-class controllers and almost limitless possibilities for work and play make the Vive a must-have for tech lovers and one of the most sought after tech gift.
Innovation for sweet dreams
- Sleepphones Harmony – These award-winning “pajamas for your ears” combine ultra-comfortable, wireless headphones with sleep sensors and an intelligent music app to guarantee a good night’s sleep.
Whether you stuff wireless headphones into a stocking or go all out with the HP Spectre, the 2016 holidays are sure to sparkle. And as you shop for your favorite tech-savvy professional, you may just find yourself adding a few of these irresistible tech gift to your own list.