If you’re like most of us, you’re scrambling to find gifts for everybody on your Christmas list. The top gifts are expected to be iPhones, iPads, iPods, Kindle Fire and Wii U, but there are so many other tech gadgets to consider! Here are some cool tech gift ideas we’ve come across this season:
GelaSkins are removable art skins and cases for your portable device of choice. Choose from hundreds of designs by “award-winning illustrators, old masters, up-and-coming artists and charitable organizations” or design your own. Additionally, a portion of each skin, case or print sold goes directly to the creator.
Sphero is a robotic ball that you control with your Android or iOS device. You can program it, make it roll around, make it change colors and download more than 20 free apps and games to use with it. It’s highly durable and is even waterproof- perfect for destructive kids! Check out this video to see how Sphero works.
GoPro is aimed at the sports adventure enthusiast, but really could be used by anyone. It’s a camera and video camera that takes amazing HD quality recordings and high res photos. The GoPro can be held, worn or mounted and is extremely durable and waterproof. This video was shot entirely with a GoPro camera.
The Fitbit Zip is a small activity tracker. It tracks your steps, distance and calories burned and then wirelessly transmits that data to your computer or Smartphone via Bluetooth so you can keep tabs on your daily exercise. If you or someone you love is looking to get fit in the new year, the Fitbit Zip might be the perfect gift!
For the dog lover in your family! The Tagg GPS Pet Tracker is a device that fits on your dog’s collar. If he or she happens to run off or gets lost, the device works as a GPS beacon alerting owners to the dog’s whereabouts. The device also tracks activity so you can actually see how much exercise your dog is getting on a daily basis.
A blast from the past! Emulating the legendary Atari 2600 console, the Atari Flashback 4 lets nostalgic gamers from the 80’s relive their glory days. The console includes 75 built in classic games including Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command.
These were just a few of our favorites. Feel free to leave a comment with your suggestions! Happy Shopping from LMGPR!