10 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Tech Enthusiasts

Sep | 21BY venta

Shopping for your favorite digital marketer or a gadget-obsessed friend or family member? With the holidays right around the corner and the stockings hung from the chimney with no gifts in sight, we’ve put together some unique gift ideas to relieve some of your last-minute shopping stress. For the techie in your life looking to improve productivity, have a little creative fun and more, we’ve got just the gift to spark their interest.

Read on to find some awesome tech gifts from our 2015 Tech Gift Guide …

1. 360Fly Panoramic HD Video Camera

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Price: $399.99

This camera will be a hit for the digital marketers out there looking to utilize the latest video trend for 2016. The 360Fly allows you to shoot panoramic, 360-degree video on a small HD camera. This also allows you to edit, replay and share recorded video footage over wifi directly to your smartphone. You won’t miss a shot with this latest technology.

2. Google Cardboard

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Price: $14.99+

Google Cardboard lets you explore virtual reality on your smartphone in an affordable and fun way with the cardboard viewer. With various different styles and designs, Google Cardboard can be purchased online or built from scratch using cardboard, lenses, magnets, velcro and a rubber band. Google Cardboard now allows you to tour the White House in virtual reality!

3. The Keyboard Waffle Iron

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Price: $85

Not much explanation needed for this one. Waffles are always a great gift, but in the shape of a keyboard? – Even better!

4. Lomography Instant Camera

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Price: $199.99

Instant Cameras are back! And so are physical photographs you can actually hold in your hand! (And well, maybe take a picture of to put on Instagram, of course). Your trendy and hip friend will love the look of this camera, along with the wide lenses and multiple exposure settings.

5. U-Board

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Price: $37.99+

Work just got easier. This glass, multifunction board has three built-in USB Ports, along with an iPhone and cup holder. The elevated platform allows for increased space and can withstand 15 kg. For the busy worker in your life, this item will be a great choice for improving productivity.

6. Raspberry Pi

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Price: $20+

For techies young and old, the Raspberry Pi is a tiny and affordable computer that teaches you how to program through projects. This credit-card sized computer plugs into a monitor and allows you to learn languages like Scratch and Python.

7. The iPad Pen

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Price: $29.95

For the note taker in your life, give the gift that will make their life a little easier and more organized. The pen allows you to write freehand on your iPad, making it ideal for taking notes during meetings or sketching a design to send over to developers. Each note is saved as an image, allowing you to edit and send via email or message. Note taking for a new generation!

8. USB Portable Air Purifier & Fan

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Price: $19.99

Give the gift of cleaner air to your loved ones who are stuck inside the office all day. This portable air purifier is powered via USB. You can simply plug in and go – no drivers to install. It removes ultra-fine particles and provides clean air while also removing odors and particles such as dust, pet dander and allergens.

9. iHome Control Smart Plug

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Price: $39.99

This wifi-enabled wall plug lets you remotely control home electronics, including lights, fans, heaters and home audio systems. Compatible with both Android and Apple devices, SmartHome allows you to create “scenes” within your home, such as the kitchen, and manage all the plugs in that scene. Save energy for 2016 with this tech-savvy gift.

10. GoPro HERO HD Waterproof Action Camera

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Price: $129.99

This GoPro camera is not only affordable, but also extremely durable. Waterproof, toddler-proof and mountable for first-person perspective, the GoPro makes it easy to capture memories during any adventure for half the cost of other, more delicate cameras.