Table of Contents
- Our List of 10 Cool Things to Buy Online
- INSIQ Smallest Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Best Value for Money)
- The Amazon Smart Plug
- Etekcity Lasergrip Infrared Thermometer
- Tile Mate
- Insten Seven Port Power Adapter
- Hairby Facial Cleansing Brush
- iDili Handheld Desktop Vacuum Cleaner
- Echo Look
- Polaroid Zip Wireless Mobile Photo Mini Printer
- Rocketbook Wave Smartbook
- Final Thoughts
With Black Friday edging closer and Christmas only a month away, you may be wondering what gifts you should buy for your loved ones. This can be exceptionally hard if you are looking to buy tech gadgets, but do not know where to start. Tech gadgets are also very tricky to buy online because you can never know if they will work or just stop working after a few days.
However, this holiday season, you can sit back and relax because this guide has all you need to know about the must-have tech gadgets of this year!
Our List of 10 Cool Things to Buy Online
INSIQ Smallest Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Best Value for Money)
The INSIQ smallest portable Bluetooth speaker is the world’s smallest speaker; it is the size of a quarter! It is so easy to travel with and its sound quality rivals that of speakers that are much larger than it. This speaker can connect to your phone from even 30 feet away! One of the most unique features is that this speaker also doubles as a selfie button when connected to your phone. You can also answer voice calls through it and it comes in seven colors, including black, white, blue, red, green, pink, and gray.
How to Use it
All it takes to use this speaker is to push the power button, connect your phone to the speaker via Bluetooth and enjoy high sound quality music, videos and voice calls. It is that simple!
If you are the proud owner of Alexa (the virtual assistant for homes across America), this plug is the perfect addition to your smart home. This smart plug connects to Alexa and controls the fans, lights, and appliances in your home on voice commands or through the app on your phone if you are in a remote location. You can even program the plug to turn things off automatically on a schedule through the app. This plug is also compact enough to leave your second outlet uncovered.
The Amazon smart plug also features Away Lighting, which allows Alexa to turn lights on in your house when you are not home and make it look like you are.
How to Use it
The Amazon smart plug is very easy to use. All you have to do is plug it in and set it up using the Alexa phone app. It will require voice commands from you during setup. You can also set up schedules and routines for different appliances around your home.
For the chef in your life, the Etekcity Lasergrip infrared thermometer is the latest and highest quality thermometer for kitchens everywhere. You no longer have to sterilize your old stick thermometer or buy multiple thermometers when you need them for multiple purposes (like cooking steak and tempering chocolate).
This thermometer uses an infrared laser to check the temperature of whatever you are cooking. It features an extremely accurate reading displayed on an easy to read screen. The infrared laser makes it very easy to place your target, even from a distance (can generate readings at up to 17 inches of distance).
The thermometer can read temperatures ranging from -58°F to 716°F, making it a wider ranging temperature reader than normal thermometers. This thermometer also features an auto off function, which can help save the battery and it has a low battery indicator. You can even change the temperature reading to Celsius instead of Fahrenheit.
How to Use it
The thermometer is fairly easy to setup and use. All you have to do is turn it on, press down on the laser button and point it at the surface of your target. This will generate a temperature reading of the surface of your target.
Released in 2018, Tile Mate has risen to extreme popularity within a year of its release. If you are a scatterbrain who spends hours looking for their phone and keys, this is the product that is going to change your life forever!
Tile Mate is a small tile with a keychain you can attach to your keys. It is available in a single tile or pack of four. Tile Mate also features Community Find, which you can activate when you are too distant from your phone or keys and want to find them (members of the Tile Mate community will help you).
The 2018 version of Tile Mate costs $17.98 for a single tile and $49.99 for a pack of 4. The 2020 version of Tile Mate costs $24.99 for a single tile and $69.99 for a pack of 4. The difference between the 2018 and 2020 versions is that the 2020 version includes a feature in which the tile remembers where you left your keys and places it on the map on your phone.
How does it Work?
It is quite simple, you have to download the Tile Mate app on your phone and attach the Tile Mate to your keys with the key chain. The next time you lose your keys, simply use the app to alarm your Tile Mate (it will ring) and find your keys. Similarly, if you lose your phone and have your keys, press the button on the Tile Mate and the app on your phone will start ringing.
Do you have a big family with siblings or children who constantly fight over who gets to charge their phone or tablet next? Does this constant struggle leave you with a headache, especially when your family has to go on a trip? The Insten seven port power adapter uses a compact design for seven USB ports.
This adapter is particularly useful when you go on vacation with your family and find that everyone needs to charge their phones at the same time. It is even useful at home, where your numerous devices can be charged together to save time. Each port comes with a separate on/off switch and an LED light that shows which port is in use.
How to Use it
This adapter connects to your computerand can be used to charge your devices. It can even be used to plug in multiple USBs at a time for easier file transfer. The adapter also comes with a plug that can supply extra power if your personal computer is not supplying enough.
For all of the facial lovers in your life, the Hairby facial cleansing brush is the latest tech gadget that will blow their minds. It is made from silicone, with big and small silicone bristles to provide in-depth cleansing. This cleansing brush is a waterproof face cleanser and massager that can be charged.
It features adjustable vibrating speeds (that can be controlled with the plus and minus buttons at the bottom of the brush) with 5-speed options. Also, this cleansing brush is perfect for all skin types and does not cause any skin irritation as it is made with food-grade silicone. The cleansing brush has been shaped in a way to make it easy to reach every nook and cranny of your face.
How does it Work
Once the Hairby facial cleansing brush has been charged, turn it on, put it against your face and enjoy the best facial massage of your life. Use the brush to stroke your face and adjust the speed according to your liking. You can even use it with your face cleanser or face wash.
If you find yourself wondering how to clean your tabletop covered in dust, grime, crumbs, and lint, look no further because iDili has come up with the best solution. This handheld desktop vacuum cleaner can literally fit in the palm of your hand.
It is battery operated and can be used on any work surface to get rid of any small (harder to clean) particles found there. It can even be used on other surfaces, including your laptop, home appliances, furniture, etc. It has a portable design and is convenient to carry. It also has high suction power, so it is a very effective cleaner.
How to Use it
Insert the vacuum’s battery by holding down on the fuselage cover, turning it right and lifting it. Once the battery has been installed, click the cover back in place. Then, turn the on switch and allow the vacuum to do its magic. The bottom of the vacuum comes with a brush that is used to sweep and brush stains and other dirt. To clean the vacuum, press the push button and remove the bottom cover to reveal the vacuum’s wastebasket.
Everyone has had the need for some fashion advice from time to time and while hiring a personal stylist may be a bit expensive, Amazon has created the next best thing with the Echo Look. This device takes pictures and videos of your day to day outfits and offers styling advice to make your outfit look even better. Echo Look pairs with Alexa and features a voice-activated camera that can take pictures and 6 second videos of you.
The Echo Look can organize your wardrobe according to season, event, weather, etc. to make your closet more manageable for your daily routine. It can also compare outfits you prepare and help you choose the better one with its Style Check feature.
How does it Work
The Echo Look connects with Alexa and responds to your simple verbal commands (i.e. “Alexa, how do I look?” “Alexa, take a picture/video”). The Echo Look app on your phone provides you with the necessary style guides to improve your look or choose the better option of the two you prepare.
This wireless mini printer for your phone’s pictures is an ideal gadget for anyone obsessed with taking pictures and keeping memories. This printer is particularly useful for scrap bookers and people who love to collect sentimental items. It features Zink Zero Ink printing technology, which makes for high quality, pigmented prints.
The printer is very compact and travel friendly. This printer does not require any computer connection; it simply requires your phone. It is available in four different colors, including white, red, blue, and black. It requires USB charging.
How to Use it
Charge the printer using its USB wire. Once it is charged, open the paper tray; place the Polaroid Zink paper inside. Download the free Polaroid app on your phone, unlock all of the editing and filter features and connect to your phone via Bluetooth. Finally, start printing your pictures.
For any student wanting to find a way to become more environmentally friendly by wasting less paper, now you can! By far the best piece of technology to have come into existence this past year is the Rocketbook Wave Smartbook. This Smartbook wastes absolutely no paper and allows you to store the notes you write on your phone so that you can erase your written notes and reuse the Smartbook.
This Smartbook features gridline “papers” (the number of papers and size depends on the type of Smartbook your buy) and an erasable pen that is easily detected by the compatible app on your phone. The sophisticated AI technology allows you to scan and store your notes perfectly on an app in your phone.
The Rocketbook and pen duo vary in price according to the size you get
How does it Work
It is very easy to use. You have to download the compatible app on your phone, take notes in the notebook using the pen it comes with and scan your notes into your phone. Then, you can erase what you have written and start all over!
Spending money on tech gadgets online can be very difficult, especially without the guarantee of ever using or let alone seeing them. Tech gadgets are also very hard to buy online because you cannot trust the distributor that is selling the gadget to you, maybe they will provide you with a broken product or a product that will break after only days of use. However, buying from a reliable place like Amazon will leave you without any worries.
So, if you are looking for gifts for your loved ones or simply want to splurge on a gift for yourself, Amazon has some of the best tech gadgets available. Their reliable and trustworthy reputation ensures that anything they sell you will be remarkable and of high quality. However, at the end of the day, the decision is completely up to you as to whether or not you would want to buy any of these gadgets.