It’s pretty clear by now that our obsession with technology and gadgets is still going strong. And since it’s not going anywhere, it’s a-ok to embrace it. We’re all for making our lives a little bit easier and well – a little more fun! We just want to be able to listen to our music on the go, at the beach or pool – all while being illuminated and waterproof. Oh, and for Alexa to do our Amazon shopping for us, all while answering our burning questions – like “How old is Chunk from The Goonies?” Check out some of our favorite tech gadgets below.
1. Amazon Tap – Buy It Here For $100
This Alexa-enabled bluetooth speaker is like Alexa’s portable twin sister. Want to stream music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn? Just give her a tap…gently.
2. Nintendo Switch – Buy It Here For $299
Game at home, or on the go. Kids (or adults, obviously) can play at home by using the docking system, and hooking it up to the TV, or take it with you by transitioning to handheld mode.
3. Amazon Echo – Buy It Here For $100
Plays music, answers questions and does your shopping. Perfect. Next.
4. Fitbit Charge 2 – Buy It Here For $149
Track steps, distance, calories burned, floors climbed and more. Need a little zen? It also helps you find some calm with personalized guided breathing sessions based on your heart rate. Hooray for accountability!
5. BOSE QuietComfort® 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® Headphones – Buy It Here For $249
Quality Bose sound, that allows you to shut out the world. Choose Noise Canceling or Aware mode. Compatible with iPhones, iPads and iPods. Goodbye cruel world!
6. Xenvo iPhone Camera Lens Pro – Buy It Here For $35
Capture 45% more picture with this wide angle lens kit. Clips on iPhone 7/6/5/4 and Android/Samsung mobile smartphones. Also includes a rechargeable LED fill light– which plugs into your phone’s earphone jack. Totally up your likes per minute on Instagram.
7. DJI Mavic Air Quadcopter with Remote Controller – Buy It Here For $799
Fly up to 21 minutes while controlling your drone from up to 6562′ away. Supports 4K video at 30 fps, flies by phone or controller, uses five vision sensors, GPS and GLONASS, to make sure that your drone is flying safely. This drone is the business. Perfect for anyone who’s always wanted a birds-eye view, but not in a creepy, nosy neighbor way, of course.
8. Hydro-Beat Illumination Speaker – Buy It Here For $37
A portable, waterproof speaker with 4.0 Bluetooth and FM Radio, and LED Illumination. Because things are just better when they’re lit up.
9. Lomography Belair X 6-12 Jetsetter Medium Format Folding Camera – Buy It Here For $298
This metal and leather medium format film camera allows you to take stunning 6×12, 6×6, or 6×9 photos. Old timey.
10. Meyoung Portable Projector – Buy It Here For $100
Perfect for outdoor movies, this projector supports Blu-Ray DVD players, laptops, tablets, smartphones and HD games. Let the backyard movie and wine nights commence.
11. Sonos PLAY:1 Compact Wireless Smart Speaker – Buy It Here For $150
The perfect smart speaker for streaming music. Using WiFi (not Bluetooth), wirelessly stream your favorite music services like Prime Music, Pandora, Apple Music, and Spotify. Stream it all. All of it.
12. Philips Sonicare 2 Series Electric Toothbrush – Buy It Here For $40
For the perfect smile obsessed, this brush hits up to 62,000 brush movements per minute. Cheese!
13. iRobot Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum with Wi-Fi – Buy It Here For $325
Because if you can get a robot to vacuum, why not? Schedule your cleanings (compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant) or just press CLEAN (I mean if we have to) on the robot. Automatically recharges, so it’s already better than your kids.
14. New Google Home – Buy It Here For $129
If Alexa isn’t your thing and you’re ready to branch out, we recommend giving Google Home a try. First off, Google pretty much runs everything and has the answer to everything so you really can’t go wrong. It also plays music, games, helps plan your day, run your smart devices and more. Okay Google!
15. BAGSMART Travel Universal Cable Organizer – Buy It Here For $20
Perfect for the traveler, this keeps all the cords in their place. Because nobody enjoys the brain teaser that is “unravel all the cords.”
16. Ocean Wave Light Projector – Buy It Here For $30
This color changing ocean wave light projector with a built-in mini music player, creates a chill atmosphere for drifting off to sleep. Or creates the coolest under-the-sea theme party. Either way.
17. Brother P-Touch PT-D210 Label Maker – Buy It Here For $33
For people who need to get organized…and quick! Has 14 fonts, 95 frames, and more than 600 symbols.
18. Braun Series 7 790cc Cordless Electric Foil Shaver for Men with Clean and Charge Station – Buy It Here For $183
Uses up to 1,000 micro-vibrations per minute when needed, while an alcohol-based “clean and charge station” hygienically cleans, charges and lubricates the shaver with one touch of a button. I mustache you a question…but I’ll shave it for later.
19. Anker 20000mAh Portable Charger – Buy It Here For $48
Lightweight, but will charge the iPhone 7 almost seven times, the Galaxy S6 five times or the iPad mini 4 twice. It’s the perfect backup plan.
20. Echo Show – Buy It Here For $160
If you’ve ever struck up a conversation with Alexa, but wished she could show you stuff – now she can! Watch video flash briefings, Amazon Video content, see music lyrics, security cameras, photos, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. Phew! All hands-free of course. Just call her name.
21. Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens – Buy It Here For $648
An advanced mirrorless camera, that produces high-resolution still images and Full HD movies – with marked low-light quality.
22. Netgear WiFi Range Extender – Buy It Here For $27
Extends your WiFi range on devices such as iPhone, Samsung Galax, iPad 2, and PlayStation, etc. Other versions available depending on your WiFi needs.
23. Fire TV Stick – Buy It Here For $40
Now with Alexa voice remote, you can view tens of thousands of channel and apps having access to over 500,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, and more. Also, access millions of websites. Never leave the house again!
24. SereneLife Portable Instant Mobile Photo Printer – Buy It Here For $130
The instant-ness of a Polaroid, with the ability to edit and choose what you’d like printed! Works with iPhones, iPads and Android Smartphones. The portable design makes it a cool option for travel. Paper and ink come in one cartridge, making it easy to print out (using the mobile app and WiFi).
25. VicTsing MM057 2.4G Wireless Portable Mobile Mouse – Buy It Here For $11
Always on the go with your laptop, but life would be easier with a mouse? This wireless mouse is powered by a AA battery (not included) and is compatible with most PCs, laptops and MacBooks – making your set up in the hockey rink “warm room” (and everywhere else), more efficient. Other colors available.
26. Echo Spot – Buy It Here For $130
Small and compact, with a screen! Easy to move about, with a built in speaker and the usual Alexa features.
27. Mpow Flame Bluetooth Headphones – Buy It Here For $24
Sweatproof and water-resistant, these are great for workouts. A 1.5 hour charge will keep your music or podcast coming for 7-9 hours.
28. Yoozon Extendable Selfie Stick with Wireless Remote and Tripod – Buy It Here For $22
Perfect for travel, this selfie stick morphs into a tripod by unfolding the bottom of the stick.
29. Action Camera Sport Camera (1080P Full HD Waterproof Underwater Camera) – Buy It Here For $160
Great camera at a great price point. This action camera will capture videos in 1080P, and images at 12 megapixels – with a 140 degree wide-angle lens.
Note: The prices listed in the above post are indicative of the retailer’s listed price at the time of publication.
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