The holidays are quickly approaching and that means it’s time to start checking some items off of your shopping list. Fiora is here to help with our guide to the best tech gifts of 2018. Everything on our list is under $300 and you’ll find cool tech gifts for men, women, kids and teens. Here’s what we’re adding to our carts for the gadget lovers in our lives this holiday season:
The latest iteration of the Kindle Paperwhite is one of the best tech gifts of 2018 for anyone who likes to read. It’s exceptionally lightweight and thin. The 300 ppi glare-free display makes you feel like you’re reading real paper regardless of how bright the sun is and a built-in adjustable light allows you to read indoors, outdoors, during the day and at night. Other perks of the new Paperwhite include a long-lasting battery that goes for weeks, 8 GB of storage and Audible, which lets you use Bluetooth speakers or headphones to listen to audio books. Even more exciting? It’s waterproof! You’ll never have to stress again about reading in the tub or by the pool.
$59.99 - $69.99 USD
When it comes to tech gifts for kids, teens or kids at heart, Nintendo Labo is where it’s at. The DIY kits include everything you need to build and play with different cardboard creations, ranging from a submarine to a piano. Just add your Nintendo Switch console to play from the included software for a unique interactive experience.
Okay, this one might not be the sexiest of our gifts for tech lovers but it is super practical and if the recipient is in a pinch and needs to jump start their own car, they’ll definitely be happy to have it on hand. This jump starter offers 700 AMP starting power, making it ideal for larger V8 engines. It has an LCD screen that gives you real time information. It can even help you get to the next service station with a slow leak in your tire thanks to its digital 120 PSI air compressor.
Our universal charging pads blend style and function. Crafted from wood and metal, they keep your phone battery full while also serving as a décor piece on your desk or in your home. Fiora Qi wireless chargers charge at 10W and have fast charge ability. No more fumbling with cords. Simply place your device on the pad while it charges your phone up to 80% more quickly than other pads.
Nostalgia meets modern convenience in the latest Polaroid instant camera. The camera connects to the Polaroid Originals app through Bluetooth, allowing you to edit film photos on your phone. With double exposure, light painting features, remote trigger and manual mode, you can allow your creativity to soar. The camera also has a secondary portrait lens that gets you closer than ever to subjects for sharper photos, a long-lasting rechargeable battery and a powerful flash.
This smart water bottle automatically tracks every ounce you drink through a sensor inside the 24-ounce bottle. It syncs to a free app via Bluetooth low energy and glows to remind you to hydrate in order to reach your customized daily water goal. It’s BPA-free, dishwasher safe and has a long-lasting replaceable battery for convenience.
Starting at $199 USD
Oculus Go is another of the best gifts for tech lovers for 2018. The standalone, VR headset is portable and doesn’t require a PC or any wires attached. There are over 1,000 apps and you can play games, meet up in VR, listen to music, watch live sports, TV and concerts with friends and much more. Oculus Go has 3D graphics, amazing optics and allows for effortless control.
$99.95 USD plus subscription plan
The Whistle 3 Pet Tracker is one of the top tech gifts for pet parents. The small device attaches to a cat or dog collar and lets you track your pet anywhere in the United States on the AT&T cellular network. It will send location alerts via email, the app or a text message. It also monitors pets’ activity and rest.
$179 USD for two
goTenna Mesh makes for a fantastic gift for outdoors enthusiasts. When it’s paired to a phone it creates its own signal. That way the user can send texts and GPS locations even if they don’t have service like if they’re hiking in the mountains or camping in the wilderness. Mesh networking automatically and privately relays messages through other devices to extend outside of point-to-point range. The devices are tiny and inconspicuous enough to fit on a keychain.
There you have it, the best tech gifts of 2018. To find even more holiday gift ideas, shop Fiora!