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60+ Best Tech Gifts That Will Impress Anyone in Your Life

Gift them the much-needed tech upgrade they deserve.

Headshot of Stefan VazharovBy Stefan Vazharov
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Thomas Hengge

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Even for the impossible-to-shop-for person, the latest tech gadgets always make for a great gift. Why? Well, no matter what their interests are, there's always something out there that's perfectly tailored to what they love. We can all but fully guarantee that no one will scoff when gifted a pair of high-quality earbuds, a new backpack for their favorite gear, or a few new accessories to make the most out of their shiny new iPad or MacBook.

In order to recommend the finest and most up-to-date tech gifts for you, we're constantly on the hunt for the latest products to hit the market —we even tested some too! So, whether you want to go big and splurge on an item or are looking to spend less than $50 on a new gadget, you'll find the perfect tech gift for your dad, your brother, your friend, and more in our carefully curated gift guide.

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For Students and Note Takers

Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

Smart Reusable Notebook
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For Students and Note Takers

Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

$35 at Amazon

Students and avid note-takers you care about will undoubtedly be impressed by the Rocketbook smart notebook. Available in many colors, the reasonably priced product will allow them to take notes the old-school way, then scan them for easy sharing or cloud storage. We like that its reusable pages are easy to clean via a bundled microfiber cloth, too.

Other key features of the Rocketbook include dot grid page styles and an included Pilot Frixion pen.

More: 100 Tech Gadgets We Vouch For

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For the Shutterbugs

HP Portable Photo Printer

Portable Photo Printer
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For the Shutterbugs

HP Portable Photo Printer

Now 24% Off

The HP Sprocket Select compact photo printer is one of the best tech gifts you can get for the Instagrammers in your life. The stylish gadget is capable of printing 2.3 x 3.4-inch photos on water- and tear-resistant paper.

Users can edit their photos before printing through Sprocket's mobile app. There's even an option to interact with the prints in augmented reality.

The reasonably priced Holy Stone HS260 drone is a perfect tech gift for aerial photography beginners. It can capture Full HD video from a robust range, and it packs an impressive set of flight and camera controls. Users can tap into the foldable gadget’s stellar capabilities via a bundled remote control, using their smartphone as a viewfinder.

According to its maker, the HS260 can fly for up to 15 minutes between battery swaps. Its retail package includes two batteries, a controller, additional propellers and propeller guards with a screwdriver to help change them, and a storage case.

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For Adventure Enthusiasts

GoPro HERO11 Black Action Camera

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HERO11 Black Action Camera
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For Adventure Enthusiasts

GoPro HERO11 Black Action Camera

Now 30% Off

GoPro's latest HERO11 Black action camera is a great gift for adventure enthusiasts. It's sleek, compact, durable (can go up to 33 feet underwater without a housing), easy to operate, and more feature-packed than competitors.

The HERO11 Black can capture insanely sharp, instantly shareable 5.3K video and 27MP still images and stream their follies live in Full HD. It doubles as an awesome webcam, too.

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High-Tech Hydration

LARQ Self-Cleaning Water Bottle

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Self-Cleaning Water Bottle
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High-Tech Hydration

LARQ Self-Cleaning Water Bottle

Now 20% Off

The sleek PureVis water bottle by LARQ — the maker of our favorite pitcher — is a surprisingly high-tech gift, thanks to an onboard UV-C light. The nontoxic technology will allow users to seamlessly sanitize the bottle’s interior, as well as the water inside it. The process takes only a minute to complete.

Available in several colors, the bottle has an insulated design, which allows it to keep the liquids hot for up to 12 hours and cold for up to 24 hours. The rechargeable battery of its sanitizer can last up to a month between charges.

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For Pool Days

Bose SoundLink Flex Wateproof Portable Speaker

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SoundLink Flex Wateproof Portable Speaker
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For Pool Days

Bose SoundLink Flex Wateproof Portable Speaker

Now 13% Off

The Bose SoundLink Flex Bluetooth speaker is a great tech gift for any music enthusiast. It is incredibly elegant, plenty durable with an IP67 rating for water resistance (it can even float!), and capable of blasting signature Bose sound with excellent quality for up to 12 hours between battery charges.

Bose offers the SoundLink Flex in black, white, blue, and red. Each speaker has a cool fabric strap.

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For the Coffee-Obssessed

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2

Temperature Control Smart Mug 2
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For the Coffee-Obssessed

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2

This high-tech mug from Ember is the perfect gift for coffee and tea drinkers. It keeps any beverage warm, and you can control all the settings directly through your smartphone via a mobile app. Thanks to a built-in battery, the gadget will maintain the drink’s temperature for up to 1.5 hours.

The Smart Mug 2 is a hand-wash-only device with a maximum liquid capacity of 10 ounces. You can order it in black, white, or red. A smaller version for espresso-based drinks is also available.

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For Next-Level Safety and Well-Being

Apple Apple Watch Series 8

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Apple Watch Series 8
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For Next-Level Safety and Well-Being

Apple Apple Watch Series 8

Your iPhone-toting recipient will love the latest Apple Watch Series 8. The timepiece has a timelessly cool design with a waterproof case and vibrant Retina display. Compared to Series 7, the latest iteration brings upgraded wellness-tracking tools and cutting-edge safety features that include crash and fall detection.

The Apple Watch Series 8 is available with a 41- or 45-millimeter aluminum or stainless steel case in various finishes. It’s customizable via a best-in-class selection of bands and accessories.

More: Our Review of the Apple Watch Series 8

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For the Forgetful

Apple AirTag (4-Pack)

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AirTag (4-Pack)
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For the Forgetful

Apple AirTag (4-Pack)

Now 10% Off

The Apple AirTag is our favorite object tracker and a great tech gift for anyone with an iPhone. The gadget will allow them to keep tabs on their items via the Find My app. The set includes a quartet of trackers, so it will cover their daily essentials (e.g., bag, wallet, etc.).

The AirTag has a water-resistant build and battery that can last up to a year between replacements. In case you're looking for a bigger gift, consider pairing the product with one of our favorite accessories for it.

More: Our Review of the Apple AirTag

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For the Fixer

iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit

Pro Tech Toolkit
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For the Fixer

iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit

The iFixit Pro tech toolkit is the ultimate tech gift for a gadget tinkerer. Developed by a team of experts with years of experience in tearing down and fixing gadgets, it contains enough tools to tackle even the most challenging tech project. It includes 64 screwdriver bits and custom opening tools, among many others.

All of the tools in the kit are neatly organized in a polycarbonate case, as well as a sturdy canvas roll. iFixit backs its impressive creation with a lifetime warranty.

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For Backpackers

Goal Zero Portable Solar Panel

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Portable Solar Panel
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For Backpackers

Goal Zero Portable Solar Panel

Now 17% Off

The Goal Zero Nomad 10 solar panel is an excellent tech gift option for outdoorsy personalities. Its onboard USB output allows it to easily charge phones, backup battery packs, and other small gadgets.

The Nomad 10 also has a foldable design, an adjustable kickstand, and a built-in hook for attaching it to a backpack.

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For Plant People

Click and Grow Smart Garden

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Smart Garden
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For Plant People

Click and Grow Smart Garden

Is there someone in your life who feels like they can never keep their herb garden alive? This nifty smart garden will solve that problem for them.

The kit includes the planter base, which features a built-in water reservoir that holds a month's worth of water, an LED lamp to make sure the plants are getting enough light, and some basil starter pods so the recipient can start growing their indoor herb garden pronto.

More: Click & Grow's Self-Sustaining Smart Planter Produces Healthy Sprouts Without the Stress

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For Charging Their Tech in Style

Brouk and Co ACE 3-in-1 Portable Wireless Charging Pad

ACE 3-in-1 Portable Wireless Charging Pad
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For Charging Their Tech in Style

Brouk and Co ACE 3-in-1 Portable Wireless Charging Pad

Designed in Los Angeles, California, the ACE 3-in-1 wireless charging mat by Brouk and Co is a stylish, capable, and, better yet, reasonably priced tech gift option that will make a lasting impression. It will allow recipients to power up their iPhone, Apple Watch, and go-to wireless earbuds simultaneously. The gadget is compatible with Android phones, too.

The charging mat has a vegan-leather cover available in several colors. It comes bundled with a matching travel pouch, a USB-C cable, and an AC adapter.

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If They Want a Smart Home

Nanoleaf Shapes Triangles Smart Wall Lights

Shapes Triangles Smart Wall Lights
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If They Want a Smart Home

Nanoleaf Shapes Triangles Smart Wall Lights

The Shapes Triangles by Nanoleaf — one 0f the premier makers of smart lights — are an excellent tech gift that doubles as an instant home decor upgrade. The uniquely shaped lights can be arranged in multiple shapes, depending on the users' tastes and preferences. Their glow can change in millions of colors, ranging from various white temperatures to dramatic shades like purple and blue, to name a couple.

Like all Nanoleaf products, the Shaped Triangles lights are compatible with all smart home standards. The easy-to-install starter kit includes seven lights and can easily be expanded into the hundreds.

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For Next-Level Sound

Beats Studio Buds Wireless Earbuds

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Studio Buds Wireless Earbuds
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For Next-Level Sound

Beats Studio Buds Wireless Earbuds

The Beats Studio Buds are our favorite true wireless earbuds for most consumers and a great tech gift for anyone who needs a new set. The super tiny buds are equally easy to pair with both an iPhone and Android phone, as well as capable of delivering the brand's signature sound with reliable noise cancellation. There are five colors to pick from: black, white, ocean blue, moon gray, and red.

The Studio Buds can last up to a rather solid 8 hours between trips to their USB-C charging case. The accessory holds a duo of additional charges.

More: Our Review of the Beats Studio Buds

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A Badass Wallet

Dango Products T01 Tactical EDC Wallet

T01 Tactical EDC Wallet
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A Badass Wallet

Dango Products T01 Tactical EDC Wallet

The T01 Tactical EDC wallet by Dango Products is a sleek, functional accessory. Crafted in the United States from machined aluminum and top grain leather, it has space for up to 12 cards. It comes with a removable multitool, whose features include a prier, and a phone stand, among other functions.

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Great for Insomniacs

DODOW Sleep Aid Device

Sleep Aid Device
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Great for Insomniacs

DODOW Sleep Aid Device

There are so many cool tech gadgets coming out in the sleep space, and the Dodow device is no different. It's a metronome-type system that uses timed light to teach the user how to fall asleep.

The brand's website claims that more than 500,000 people are already using and loving the product.

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For iPhone Gamers

Backbone One iPhone Gaming Controller

iPhone Gaming Controller
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For iPhone Gamers

Backbone One iPhone Gaming Controller

The Backbone One mobile gaming controller is a gift that avid iPhone gamers will surely appreciate. The Lightning accessory rocks a complete set of buttons, thumbsticks, and triggers for console-grade gameplay anytime, anywhere. Its companion app will allow the recipient to find new titles and access their cloud gaming subscriptions, among other things.

A standard audio jack is another BackBone One feature we like. The controller also has a Lightning connector for charging. You can order it in black or white, with the latter being tailor-made for PlayStation remote gameplay.

More: The Best Gaming Controllers for PlayStation 5

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For Rainy Days

Weatherman Umbrella

Umbrella
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For Rainy Days

Weatherman Umbrella

The Weatherman collapsible umbrella is a surprisingly high-tech gift option. Designed by weather experts, the product has an industrial-grade fiberglass frame and water-repellent fabric with Teflon coating, allowing it to withstand wind gusts of up to 55 mph without breaking. It's backed by a lifetime warranty.

We like that the umbrella has a convenient slot for an AirTag or another object tracker, ensuring that they never lose it. You can order it in multiple colors with a matching storage sleeve.

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For Beer Connoisseurs

FIZZICS DraftPour Beer Dispenser

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DraftPour Beer Dispenser
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For Beer Connoisseurs

FIZZICS DraftPour Beer Dispenser

Now 24% Off

The DraftPour dispenser by Fizzics will improve the recipient's beer ritual, thanks to nifty micro-foam tech. The latter will enhance the brew's flavor by creating create nitro-style micro foam. It can accommodate bottles and cans.

We like the dispenser's sleek design and versatile power options. They include a USB charger or a duo of AA batteries.

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Stefan Vazharov
Senior Technology Editor

Stefan is the senior technology editor for BestProducts.com, where he’s been covering the tech industry and testing the latest gadgets since 2015. He has more than a decade of experience covering consumer tech products, especially smartphones, tablets, laptops, and audio gear. He was previously the US editor for GSMArena.com; his work can also be found on Popular Mechanics and other Hearst publications.In the rare moments when he’s not playing with a new gadget, Stefan likes to watch live Premier League games or hang out with his cat and rabbit. He’s also an espresso snob.

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