73 Cool Tech Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Now – Yahoo Life
As you start gathering gift ideas and narrowing down the best choices for your friends and family, you may find yourself completely mystified when it comes to the tech lovers in your life. It seems simple enough to shop for the beauty enthusiasts or chefs in your universe — new makeup or a great set knives are always appreciated — but what should you get for techies? The assumption you have may be that tech gurus are already in the know when it comes to the latest gadgets and devices on the market, and that it will be impossible to impress them. But the coolest tech gifts online and on shelves this year boast surprisingly features and truly run the gamut across all categories.
If you have a beauty lover and want to think outside the box for gifts, look no further than cutting-edge LED light masks and micro current devices that give you spa-worthy results in the comfort of your own home. There are products on this list that will impress gamers, podcasters, new moms and dads looking to make their lives easier, and fitness fanatics. And don’t forget the homebody in your friend network who would love nothing more than to upgrade their abode to a smarter one — complete with a coffee mug that can be set to the ideal temperature for a hot brew that lasts for hours or color-changing light bulbs that they can control via an app on their phone.
Get ready to stock up on the best cool tech gadgets for all of those lucky gift recipients on your list. And while you’re shopping for everyone else, don’t forget to treat yourself, too.
1. Keychain Touch Tool ($30 down from $35)
Any chic gadget that can reduce your exposure to germs is a great gift in our book. This brass touch tool attaches to your keychain and allows you to open doors and push elevator buttons without making skin contact with these surfaces. It’s even designed with a bottle opener so you can crack open a cold drink when you arrive at your destination.
2. Shark Navigator Lift-Away Bagless Upright Vacuum ($179.99)
This Shark bagless upright vacuum is a fan favorite thanks to a few great features it boasts that include the ability to steer around furniture, strong suction power, and a large-capacity dust cup that can be unhooked from the vacuum and easily emptied. The vacuum comes with a crevice tool and a pet power brush and clocks in at a reasonably affordable price.
3. WD My Passport 500GB ($99.99)
This external hard drive stores your photos and videos, as well as larger files, in a portable device that’s a breeze to pop into your bag or pocket. It has a built-in card reader and can read speeds of up to 1050MB/s2 and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s2.
4. Kaotica Eyeball ($198)
Podcast hosts and other audiophiles will love the Kaotica Eyeball because the pop filter encapsulates your microphone to ensure perfect sound that’s free of outside noises. Each one is hand-carved with custom poured foam and fits most short and long-bodied side address microphones.
5. Kindle Paperwhite (8GB) ($196.69)
The lightweight Kindle Paperwhite offers the most convenient reading experience, thanks to features like …….