With the thermometer dipping, leaves falling, and snow accumulating, it’s officially one month until Christmas Eve. And that means it’s time to start finalizing your shopping list and preparing your credit card for a trip to the mall or a time-consuming tour of online storefronts. But if you’re scrambling for some gift ideas for the tech savvy person on your list, we have a few suggestions that cover every budget. From smart TVs to smartwatches, the geek on your list is sure to be pleased with these awesome finds come Christmas morning.
eForCity Tripod for iPhone - $8
Perfect for bringing out the aspiring videographer within the iPhone user on your list, the budget-friendly eForCity iPhone tripod is currently on sale at BestBuy for under $8. Shoot videos that are free from annoying motion sickness-inducing instability or take perfectly aligned panoramic pictures without the bizarre distortion.
Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Solar Kit - $119.98
Goal Zero’s solar kit is a go-anywhere solar panel and recharger pack that’s easy to use and powerful. The solar panel folds up to about the size of a tablet so you can bring it on your next camping trip, and the recharger can refuel your smartphone in about one hour’s time. A lifesaver during power outages.
LG 55” 3D LED Smart TV - $2399.99
If you have more-than-ample cash on reserve for your Christmas shopping, LG’s 55” LED Smart TV is the ultimate entertainment hub. A fitting gift for the sports fan, console gamer, and movie buff on your list, the LG Smart TV offers too many features to name – but I might as well list a few of them: voice control, crystal clear 240Hz technology, 2D to 3D conversion, and a built-in camera for video conferencing through Skype. Though the sticker price is lofty, LG’s design team went to town when creating this television.
Pebble Smartwatch - $150
This Kickstarter phenom is a wearable device that pairs seamlessly with your Apple or Android phone. It includes a whole host of cool apps that track your fitness, alerts you if your team scores, and customizes your watch face. Enjoy a little bit of futuristic fun today with your Pebble Smartwatch.
Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker - $199.99
Bose offers music fans a compact and stylish SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker. It provides exceptional audio quality – as is expected from Bose – and pairs easily with most smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth connection.
Tetris Alarm Clock - $29.99
Based on the 1980s classic game, the Tetris Alarm Clock is sure to put a smile on the face of the nostalgic geek on your list. It features the iconic falling Tetriminos blocks that form each new number as well as the catchy Tetris theme song as the alarm alert.
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