As the holidays quickly approach, advertisers seem to be pushing smartphones and tablets as the only tech gifts available this season. However, there are many other good high-tech gift ideas that will make that tech savvy relative happy without breaking the bank, and several of these are flying under the shopping radar. Some are ideal for the eco-conscious, some are perfect for that inner geek in all of us, and some are even perfect for those lucky ones who already own a smartphone and tablet.
Gadgets make great gifts – whether they’re practical or not
Someone may not love the 40-in-1 Swiss Army Knife, however they may be enamored with the 6-in-1 key chain. Either way, they’ll discover a use for it at some point. Tech-geek gadgets are especially suitable for individuals on a budget. So, while the Starship Enterprise pizza cutter (http://bit.ly/vR8K4y) or these crocheted headphones won’t break the bank, they are sure to please!
Gadgets for the hard-to-shop-for individual
So what makes a good gadget gift? It really depends on how tech-savvy the recipient is, and how much you’d like to spend. If you have a little more money and the individual is environmentally conscious, you may opt for a “green” choice. Eco-friendly products abound and are especially sought after this year. From hand-powered paper shredders to solar-powered tiki torches, many options exist for that inner tree-hugger in all of us.
Tablet or smartphone owners
For those friends and relatives who already own smartphones or tablets, there are gadget accessories that are sure to brighten their day. Generally, the intent for tablets and smartphone is to be solely touch-screen based. However, many people prefer a physical keyboard when typing for long periods of time on their tablet or smartphone. That’s why these gadgets are certain to be welcomed with open arms! Both of these cases, one for the iPad, and one for the iPhone, were created with a physical keyboard included.
The best part about gadgets and the reason they’re continuously sought after is that they’re always at hand. Gadgets, simply put, make our lives easier. While phones and tablets are the big-ticket rage this holiday season, hopefully we’ve given you some ideas for tech gadget gifts that are under the radar!