Eight Gift Ideas For Tech Lovers

Christmas is fast approaching and as people rush to find gifts, some may be struggling to find gifts for the tech lover in their life. People often think that all tech gifts are expensive when that’s simply not the case. There are many inexpensive gifts though this article will also include some higher priced items. Here are eight gift ideas for tech lovers.

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It can be stressful to decide what to get a tech lover for Christmas, but this article should help to relieve that stress.

Item Tracker

Item trackers are a useful tool for those who tend to lose things. Items trackers are fairly inexpensive and there are a wide variety available. Apple AirTags are great for those who own an iPhone and feature UltraWide Band Technology that allows for precise guided directions down to the inch, with a compatible iPhone, when finding an item plus an audible tone that sounds when lost. They cost about $30 for one and about $100 for a four pack. Samsung makes an equivalent tracker for their devices called Galaxy Smart Tags. These have the same features as Apple’s AirTags and cost for the for the same price of $30 though a cheaper model without UltraWide Band Technology is available for $20. Tile Trackers are another option for $20 and are compatible with any iOS or Android smartphone though they do not have UltraWide Band Technology.

An Apple AirTag, great for finding things such lost keys.
An Apple AirTag, great for finding things such lost keys.

Phone, Tablet, Or Laptop Case

A case is another good and inexpensive option. Cases can be found with a wide range of designs and styles ranging from custom cases to simple silicon cases. They can also bought for phone, tablets, and laptops.

Fitness Tracker Or Smart Watch

A fitness tracker or smartwatch is perfect for those who love staying fit or simply want a quick way to view notifications or answer calls. Some good fitness trackers include ones from FitBit or Garmin, who both also make smartwatches. Samsung also makes fitness trackers. For a bit more money, the Apple Watch is a good choice for iPhone owners and the Samsung Galaxy Watch for Samsung owners.

The Apple Watch SE, a more budget friendly model of the Apple Watch.
The Apple Watch SE, a more budget friendly model of the Apple Watch.

Wireless Headphones

Wireless headphones are a great choice for those who enjoy listening to music. Apple’s AirPods lineup is a great choice for Apple device owners. The lineup ranges from the Base AirPods all the way up to AirPods Max. Samsung’s Galaxy Buds lineup is a great choice for Samsung device owners. Other options include Google’s Pixel Buds and Microsoft’s Surface Buds. Some inexpensive options can be found at places such as Best Buy and Wal-Mart.

Apple’s AirPods Pro and Samsung’s Galaxy Buds +
Apple’s AirPods Pro and Samsung’s Galaxy Buds +

Gift Card

Gift Cards are a great option for those who are not quite sure what to get. There are gift cards for Apple that are able to be used in-store, online at Apple.com, and in the App Store. Google also has gift cards for their Google Play App Store. For someone who likes to game, a PlayStation, Xbox, or other gaming platform gift card is a great idea! A Visa gift card is always a good universal option that can be used anywhere that accepts Visa cards.

Smart Speaker

A smart speaker is a great choice for those who like to have a little helper in the house. Smart speakers are great for setting timers, alarms, controlling smart devices, and playing music. Amazon’s Echo devices are a great choice for those who use a lot of Amazon’s services, though they can be helpful without using Amazon’s Services. Apple’s HomePod is a great choice for those who have other Apple devices. Using the power of Siri, users can play music, set timers, and even answer phone calls and text from their iPhone. Google Home devices are also a great option and also heavily incorporate with Android devices like Apple’s HomePod does with it’s ecosystem of devices.

Apple's HomePod mini, a great choice for those with other Apple Devices
Apple's HomePod mini, a great choice for those with other Apple Devices

Smart Home Accessories

Christmas is fast approaching and as people rush to find gifts, some may be struggling to fi nd gifts for the tech lover in their life. People often think that all tech gifts are expensive when that’s simply not the case. There are many inexpensive gifts though this article will include some higher priced items. Here are eight gift ideas for tech lovers.

Photography Accessories

Photography accessories are great for those who love taking photos and video. Devices from companies such as DJI are a great choice. One recommendation is from the DJI OSMO lineup. These gimbals help stabilize video, capture breath taking panoramas, and more. Lens are another great option, especially for those who may not have a phone with the capability to optically zoom in for a clear shot.


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