2021 Tech Lover's Gift Guide: What to Get for Your Tech-Obsessed Loved Ones

From the latest kitchen gadgets to a shower head that makes singing in the shower even easier, here's what we're buying our tech-obsessed loved ones this year for the holidays 

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The Techie on the Run

Tech Lovers Holiday Gift Guide

It's can be a struggle to find wireless earbuds that don't fall out at the first sign of picking up speed. The Beats Fit Pro True Wireless Earbuds give the user great sound while keeping up with their workout routine.

Buy it! Beats Fit Pro True Wireless Earbuds; $199.99, BeatsByDre.com

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The One Who Needs a New Sleep Routine

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Whether you give Hatch's Restore alarm clock to your friend who has been drinking a disturbing amount of coffee to keep themselves awake or the Rest+ to your friend who's a parent trying to establish a good sleep routine with their kiddos — the gift of a good night's sleep in invaluable.

Buy it! Hatch Restore or Hatch Rest; $129.99 or $89.99, Hatch.co

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The Gamer on the Go

Tech Lovers Holiday Gift Guide

Loved by celebrities like Brie Larson and Awkwafina, the Nintendo Switch was a hot commodity in 2020, and the newest edition, the Nintendo Switch — OLED Model, has an even bigger screen for next-level gaming.

Buy it! Nintendo Switch — OLED Model; $349.99, Nintendo.com

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The Beauty Guru

Tech Lovers Holiday Gift Guide

We're not the only one with the Dyson Airwrap on our wishlists! Give yourself the perfect at-home blow out or big, bouncy curls with the multi-use hair product that users say is worth the eye-popping price.

Buy it! Dyson Airwrap; $599.99, Dyson.com

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The One Who Always Misplaces Things

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How do you nicely tell your friend that you love them, but they have got to stop misplacing their things? Gift them the power of finding whatever it is they lose track of the most.

Buy it! Apple Air Tag; $29.99, Apple.com

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The One Who Likes to Get Fancy in the Kitchen

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Who doesn't love a gift that's really three gifts in one? The Flex+ Multi-Prep Set includes a hub to charge a battery that powers a cordless mixer, immersion blender and food processor. Perfect for the host with the most ... going on in the kitchen.

Buy it! Pampered Chef Flex+ Multi-Prep Set; $329, PamperedChef.com

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The One Who Likes It Hot

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Know a coffee lover who can't seem to finish their cup before it goes cold? Solve that problem for them this holiday season with a mug from Ember that does the warming for them.

Buy it! Ember Mug; $129.95, Ember.com

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The Music Junkie

Tech Lovers Holiday Gift Guide

Because everyone deserves to listen to their favorite artist on vinyl ... whether it's a vintage Beatles album or Taylor Swift's re-recording of Red. This nostalgia-inducing gift has modern capabilities, and can connect to your devices via Bluetooth if you want to supplement your vinyl collection with Spotify finds.

Buy it! Victrola Portable Record Player; $59.99, Amazon.com

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The One Who Sings in the Shower

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Forget singing in the shower, let your friend have a whole concert! The Moxie Shower Head comes with a wireless Bluetooth speaker that makes listening to music or podcasts in the bathroom easier (and better sounding) than ever. Plus, the speaker can be removed from the shower head and brought anywhere in the house, making it a really fun and versatile gift.

Buy it! Moxie Shower Head with Wireless Speaker; Orig. $339.15, currently $99, US.Kohler.com

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The One Who Works from Home

Dyson Lamp

Now that more people are working from home, it's time to upgrade your lighting situation. This innovative (and stunning) floor lamp has motion censors, so it will gently adjust light levels as you take on the day. Go from task light when you need to focus to ambient light when you want to relax and curl up on the couch. You can also adjust your light settings conveniently through the Dyson app.

Buy it! Dyson Lightcycle Morph; $849.99, Dyson.com

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The One Looking to Escape Reality for a Bit


Supernatural has added Supernatural Boxing to its virtual reality lineup of full-body cardio, recovery and meditation sessions. You can jab, cross and hook to three new workouts a week that are guided by your favorite Supernatural coaches. Box in the most beautiful locations on earth and invite anyone to join the inclusive community.

Buy it! Supernatural on the Oculus Quest and Quest 2; $179.99/year or $18.99/month

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The Entertainer

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This smart speaker will help get the party started! It's not only beautifully designed, but it also delivers full, clear sound that will fill your home with party jams, or relaxing ambient noise — whatever you're in the mood for. It comes in a variety of gorgeous colors and is made of 70 percent recycled materials. Pair two together for in-house surround sound.

Buy it! Nest Audio; $99.99 but currently on sale for $59.99, google.com

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The Practical Techie

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The Ekster Smart Wallet is a sleek solution for the practical person in your life who wants to keep their information safe (a built-in aluminum cardholder protects them against skimming) and an eye on their valuables — just add a tracker card and you'll always be able to find it.

Buy it! Ekster Smart Wallet; Orig. $89, currently $62, Ekster.com

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The One Who Wants to Unplug

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Charging is as easy as putting your phone down! The PopPower wireless charger is compatible with the Pop Socket that you have on the back of your phone, so you don't have to remove your case every time you try to charge wirelessly.

Buy it! PopPower Wireless Charger; $40, PopSockets.com

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The Design Guru

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An easy solution for your design-loving pal who is constantly Googling, "how to make my charging station look chic."

Buy it! Bedside Smartphone Vase; $32, Uncommongoods.com

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The One Who Loves to Juice

HUROM Slow Juicer

This dream juicer is great for a family member who wants to be more healthy going into the new year. Its slow squeeze technology keeps the juice in its most natural state while keeping it fresh for longer. It's super easy to clean and also has the ability to make homemade nut milk and ice cream.

Buy it! HUROM's HZ Slow Juicer; $599 and on sale now for $449.25, hurom.com

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The One Who Loves a Blast From the Past

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A cute gift for the person in your life who is really embracing the return to the late '90s/early aughts aesthetic. The Instax Link Wide connects to your phone so that you can choose your favorite photos, add filters or stickers, and print them out for posterity on film.

Buy it! Fujifilm Instax Link Wide Printer; $149.95, Amazon.com

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Your Crafty Pal

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We've all got a crafty pal who would love to take their DIY skills to the next level. Enter: The Cricut Explore 3. From vinyl stickers to signs to homemade cards, the possibilities are endless!

Buy it! Cricut Explore 3; $299.99, Cricut.com

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The Tea Lover

Tech Lovers Holiday Gift Guide

Tea time can be all the time when you've got a chic electric kettle from SMEG doing the boiling. Gift it to your tea-obsessed pal and it'll become a fixture in their kitchen.

Buy it! SMEG Electric Kettle; $169.95, CrateandBarrel.com

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The Picture Perfect Pal

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Have someone in your life who is always asking you to send them photos? The HP Sprocket Studio takes photos right from your smartphone and prints 4x6 photographs in the blink of an eye!

Buy it! HP Sprocket Studio; $129.99, Amazon.com

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The One Who Wants to Stay Connected

Adjustable Stand for Nest Hun
Wasserstein Home

Make hands-free audio or video calls with the help of Google Assistant to catch up with loved ones this holiday season. The Hub also comes with a 10-inch HD touchscreen and a built-in Nest Cam, so you can keep an eye on things while you're away from home. Add on an adjustable stand that rotates 360 degrees and tilts so you can adjust as you go. The anti-slip bottom will keep your Hub safe and secure on any surface.

Buy It! Google Nest Hub Max + Adjustable Stand Bundle; $249.99 and on sale for $214.99, wasserstein-home.com

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The Punctual Pal

Casio Watch

Water resistant and cute enough for everyday wear, this Casio classic has just the right amount of nostalgia. It's about time you got your punctual pal a stylish addition to their wardrobe.

Buy It! Casio Unisex Gold-Tone Stainless Steel Mesh Bracelet Watch; $74.95, Macys.com

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The Fitness Fiend

NordicTrack Therapy Gun

With three different speeds and six interchangeable massage heads, the gift of recovery and relief after a long workout is just around the corner.

Buy It! PulseTech Percussion Therapy Gun; $139, Nordictrack.com

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The Clean Freak

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courtesy Tushy Ace

No ifs, ands, or butts, you gotta try the Tushy. America is slow on the uptake when it comes to the beauty of a bidet, but this electric version has everything: a remote control, self-cleaning nozzle, temperature control and a heated seat.

Buy It! Tushy Ace Electric Bidet Seat, hellotushy.com

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The Film Buff

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courtesy jc penny

Have a pal who has missed going to the movie theater during the pandemic? Bring the movie theater to them — and then let them take it with them anywhere — with a portable mini-projector.

Buy It! Memorex Mini Projector; $79.99, jcpenney.com

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The Cocktail Connoisseur


Craft cocktails are made easy with the Bartesian — think of it as your own private bartender. Select your favorite liquor and pair it with one of the cocktail capsules (Old Fashioned, Gin Martini, and more), which include all the mixers, bitters and extracts you need for a high-quality drink.

Buy It! Bartesian Cocktail Maker; $349.99, bartesian.com

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