2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Cool Gadgets for Techies

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Your friends will thank you for gifting these awesome gadgets.


Whistle GPS Pet Tracker

Want to make it easier to keep track of your pet? The Whistle GPS Pet Tracker takes the stress out of searching for your pet if it ever runs away. It combines the best on-collar GPS tracking device with a simple mobile app, putting your pet’s needs and location right at your fingertips whenever you need it. The purr-fect gift for anyone with a furry baby! // Whistle, $80, whistle.com

Zolt Charging Gadget from FuseProject

If you own a phone, tablet, or laptop, chances are you’ll eventually have to charge them. Zolt is a small, but intelligent charger for life on the go. With Zolt, you can power your laptop and two mobile devices, and can even power your GoPro, portable speakers, camera, and more. The best part is that it fits in your back pocket! // Zolt Charger, $100gozolt.com

Parrot Bebop Drone

Take flight with one of the coolest drones you’ll ever own! Parrot Bebop Drone is equipped with a 14 megapixel “fisheye” camera, records videos, and takes pictures within a 180-degree field of view, and remarkable image quality. Plan your flights on your smartphone and let your drone do the rest. It’s that easy! // Parrot Bebop Drone, $499, us.store.parrot.com/en 

3Doodler Drawing Pen

The 3Doodler is the world’s first and best 3D printing pen that allows you to draw in 3D. You can draw up into the air and create anything you can think of. It’s a perfect gift for any young artist. // 3Doodler, $99, the3doodler.com

Voyomotive

Don’t pay for any new upgrade to your car just yet. VOYO connects your smart phone to your car and your car to the Voyomotive Cloud. The VOYO app allows a user to lock/unlock car doors, detect malfunctions, send alerts to other drivers, and increases your car’s security and fuel efficiency. // VOYO, $100, voyomotive.com

GearVR, Samsung’s Virtual Reality Headset Powered by Oculus

Ever wanted to have your own personal movie theater? With Samsung's GearVR powered by Oculus, you can. Watch hundreds of movies and TV shows right off of Netflix and play games from Google Play. You can even swap out the main front screen for your Samsung mobile device. It’s virtually that cool. // GearVR, $99, oculus.com/en-us/gear-vr

Coin Wallet

What do you do when you have too many credit and debit cards to fit in your wallrt? Enter Coin. Coin is a nifty device that allows people to ditch their plastic cards and link them to the device. Coin is safe to use and it protects you from identity theft. // Coin, $99, onlycoin.com

Sense Sleep Sensor

Sense is the smart sleep tracker that improves your sleep, wakes you up feeling great, and shows how the environment of your bedroom affects your sleep. Ditch those annoying alarm clocks that make you feel even more tired in the morning. Sense is your own personal sleeping aid without the medication. If your room is too hot, Sense lets you know. Sleep with some peace of mind with Sense. // Sense, $129, hello.is/3

Boombotix

Boombotix is a small, portable speaker which you can attach to your pocket, backpack, or bicycle. With its clear, crisp sound, turning your life into a soundtrack has never been so enjoyable! // Boombotix, $100, boombotix.com

PetCube

Vacations are meant to be fun, but that fun can easily be taken away when you’re constantly worried about your furry friend back home. PetCube takes away that worry by allowing the owner to check in on Fido or Fluffy at any time with the PetCube camera and a smart phone device. // PetCube, $199, petcube.com

SONOS by Enjoy

For early adopters who lack the time/knowledge/motivation to set up and install their newest gadgets, Enjoy is a new San Francisco-based service that makes the whole thing a snap. You buy it, they bring it—and your friendly technician will set it up and answer all your burning IT questions. Today's hot product? The brand-spanking-new SONOS home speakers. You know you want them. Enjoy! // SONOS from Enjoy, $199, enjoy.com/products/sonos

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