18 Tech Gift Ideas for Your Friend Who Belongs in the Future


We all know those people who just always want the latest and greatest technology has to offer—whether they really need new things or not. When it comes to finding new things to try, the technology world never disappoints. There’s always going to be some cool new launch that promises to do awesome things for you if you’re willing to spend the money. But while some techie things are really just fun to play with, other devices actually can make life a little easier and more enjoyable (even if it’s just in a very small way).

The cool thing about the holidays is that those “toys” really do make perfect gift ideas. From headphones to speakers to gaming devices and more, check out some great tech gift ideas to help you shop for the person who could spend hours messing with whatever gadgets they can get their hands on.

1.GoPro Hero 7 Silver, $299

Give the frequent traveler or outdoor enthusiast a simple way to capture and share their next adventure with this durable, voice command-enabled camera.

2.Ember Temperature Control Ceramic Mug, $80

Use the app to set this ceramic mug to your ideal temperature and create presets for your favorite drinks so you never have to worry if they’re too hot or cold.

3.Fitbit Charge 3, $150

Fitbit’s newest device helps you track your steps, sleep, workouts, heart rate, cardio fitness level, and more; when you’re ready to log a workout, you’ll appreciate the automatic workout detection and over 15 exercise goals available to track your session. The Charge 3 also functions as a smart watch, with phone notifications, apps, and more, and is water resistant up to 50 meters (great for taking it on a swim or for just not having to take it off in the shower).