When the holidays roll around, we’re always excited to take a look at the hottest tech gifts of the season. This year, we’re going beyond some of our typical favorites (we have a great list from last year that includes streaming subscriptions, virtual assistants, smart TVs and more) to include some more unconventional items that might not be on your radar.
Here are a few of our favorites you can keep in mind for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the rest of your holiday shopping season.
Smartphone UV Sanitizer
Perhaps destined to become the go-to gift of 2020 holiday season, this is the best way to keep your phone free of germs. This device uses UV-C bulbs that completely sanitize your entire phone, killing 99.99% of all bacteria and germs. It fits and charges any phone.
Bose Audio Sunglasses
Listen to your favorite music, catch up on podcasts, or get directions in style. These sunglasses use bluetooth technology to connect with Spotify, Apple Music, Skype and WhatsApp, Google Maps or Waze.
BlissLights Sky Lite
If you want the feeling of being outdoors from the comfort of your couch, this laser star projector will make your living room feel like you’re sitting under the Milky Way. Enjoy the soothing aurora effects throughout your home by dining under the stars or upping the ambiance on your next movie night.
Tile Pro Tracker
Say goodby to lost keys, misplaced bags, runaway wallets and other items that are never where you left them. Tile Pro can easily locate your misplaced items from an app on your phone. And it works the other way too – your tile tracker can help locate your phone, even when it’s on silent.
Amazon Smart Plug
Have Alexa turn on your lights, light up your Christmas tree, or schedule other appliances to turn on or off based on the schedule of your choosing.
Philips SmartSleep Wake-up Light
For a more peaceful wakeup than the blaring of an alarm, this clock simulates sunrise and sunset with five natural wake-up sounds to select from as well as 20 personalized brightness settings.
Click and Grow Smart Garden
For the gardener who wants to stay busy during the winter months, this tabletop planter with LED grow lights will let them flex their green thumb all year round.
Orbi Wifi System
With more people working at home this year than ever before – along with everyone else in the family trying to stay connected at the same time – wireless routers are being put to the test. This mesh wifi connector covers up to 5,000 sq. ft. and 25+ devices to keep things running smoothly.
Smart Dog Collar
Don’t leave your favorite dog off the holiday wish list. Keep tabs on your pooch with a GPS tracker, monitor activity goals, and get alerted if your dog’s environment becomes too hot or cold.
Furbo Dog Camera
One more for the dog lovers – you don’t have to worry about leaving your dog home along with this device that allows you to see your dog, hear each other, and even toss treats from wherever you are.
Images on this post were pulled from product listing pages on Amazon.
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