We’ve all got friends and family members who’ve got all the latest gadgets. They’ve got their houses wired to automate, they have bluetooth speakers, cameras at their doors, and automatic coffee makers. It can be hard to find gifts for these people because they’re either way ahead of the game, or you’re not made of money. Unfortunately, these gifts do cost more than others, but your techie will be floored if you can beat them to the latest gadgets. To help you be on top of it for the holidays, we’ve compiled a gift list just for techies!

Understanding the Techie:
  1. Inexpensive Options. Once you start shopping around, you may realize these gifts don’t fit your bill. Think outside the box! There are many accessories you can buy for their gadgets.
  2. Types of Techies. It’s important for you to find out what your techie is interested in. It could be smart homes, phone accessories, household helpers, toys, classy wearables, etc. Think about their hobbies and where you see their gadgets most often.

Check out these gift ideas for your techie friend!

 

Hobbies & Toys
Does your techie love to show off his gadgets? Check out these gifts that take hobbies to the next level; such as a tiny pocket drone, a basketball that calculates all your stats and sends them to your smartphone, a scuba mask with a GoPro holder, or a bluetooth bike lock. Nothing is more fun for a techie than having a reason to play with his gadgets.Screen Shot 2016-10-14 at 11.59.42 AM

 

Household Helpers
What if your techie knew there were simple household products that have been enhanced with technology? How about a crockpot that can be connected through Wi-Fi and controlled from your phone? A robotic vacuum, toothbrush sanitizer, or an alarm clock that can wake you up with the scent of coffee and croissants?Screen Shot 2016-10-14 at 11.59.52 AM

 

Phone Accessories
There are a million phone accessories that can enhance their daily use. Things such as wireless charging pads, portable USB chargers, phone camera lenses, handheld projectors, or classy charging cables make for great gifts!Screen Shot 2016-10-14 at 12.00.02 PM

 

Miscellaneous
Have you seen Samsung’s Virtual Reality gear? If that’s too pricey, find some high-quality accessories for their other gadgets; such as this Walnut laptop stand, cuff links that double as a USB, or a beautiful bluetooth speaker for their home.
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For more ideas, take a look at our Techie Gift List on Giftry. Good luck in your gift-giving ventures!