13 Best Valentine’s Day Gifts For The Tech Geek In Your Life
Valentine's Day is coming up, and sometimes you just don't know what to get the significant other in your life.
Looking for the perfect gift can be arduous and even unpleasant if you don't know where to begin. Finding the right gift can mean the world to that person, letting them know that you're in tune with all of their likes and dislikes.
If you're searching for last minute suggestions for that tech geek in your life, take a look at gadgets that may make them cry tears of joy this Valentine's Day 2019.
1. Anker 20100mAh Portable Charger PowerCore 20100
Anker 20199mAh Portable Charger PowerCore 20100 — $39.99
If you're tired of your significant other's smartphone battery life being a problem in your relationship, make sure that their phone never dies. Get them a portable charger, with high-speed charging.
2. Nintendo Switch - Neon Blue and Red Joy-Con
Nintendo Switch — $299
That gamer in your life may have been dying for a Nintendo Switch this holiday season but may have been unable to get it due to the popularity of the console, now you can make it up to them by buying the hybrid system that they can play anywhere. And even with you, if they would like.
3. Michael Kors Access Touchscreen Rose Gold Bradshaw Smartwatch MKT5004
Michael Kors Access Touchscreen Rose Gold Bradshaw Smartwatch MKT5004 — $350.00
This isn't your grandfather's watch that could only tell time, smartwatches have advanced and are the wearable of choice in the world. With this smartwatch, you'll be able to check texts, calls, emails, and even keep track of steps, distance, and calories.
4. Kindle Paperwhite E-reader - Black, 6" High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi
Kindle Paperwhite E-reader — $99.99
Have an avid reader in your life, and you're tired of seeing them lug around books? Get them the Kindle Paperwhite E-reader. It almost never needs to be charged, a single battery life lasts weeks. There's no screen glare, and it has an adjustable light so it can be read comfortably anywhere.
5. Philips Hue smart lighting system
Philips Hue smart lighting system — $149.99
Set the right mood this Valentine’s Day by gifting your special someone with a smart lighting system that changes hue or colour with the swipe of a finger or a simple voice command. The Philips Hue system is by far the most popular and it’s easy to set up. It works with both Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant, and it’s own smartphone app is feature packed.
6. Motiv Ring
Motiv Ring — $254.98
If you like it, put a ring on it! Fitness trackers on the wrist are so yesteryear. There are now smart rings you can slip on your better-half’s finger instead. The Motiv ring is a fitness tracker that’s small, waterproof, and does pretty much everything a smart device on your wrist would do – from fitness tracking to sleep monitoring. And it looks good on the finger too, with four colours available in seven different sizes that’ll ensure you get the right finger fit. However, you may need to order a sizing set first to make sure you buy the right size.
7. JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker — $81.67
Most Bluetooth speakers can only connect one device at a time the JBL Flip 4 can connect two devices simultaneously. It has a battery life of up to 12 hours of playtime. One of the highlights of the speaker is being waterproof so it can be taken anywhere.
8. DJI Mavic Pro Platinum
DJI Mavic Pro Platinum — $1283
Drones aren't for everyone but if you have someone who loves drones in your life they will love the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum. Its compact design allows it to fold down as small as a water bottle. It flies at up to 40 miles per hour, for as long as 27 -minutes. Its camera can capture video in True 4K and uses ActiveTrack to capture stabilized smooth footage.
9. TP-Link HS110 smart plug
TP-Link HS110 smart plug - $59.99
No smart devices at home? No sweat. All you need is a smart plug and all your normal, mundane, run-of-the-mill home appliances (like your kettle) can then be controlled with just a single app on your phone from pretty much anywhere. The TP-Link HS110 also features an energy monitoring mode and is easy to set up. Remote access to a smart home that doesn’t have smart devices, need we say more?
10. Nikon D5500
Nikon D5500 — $799.99
Smartphones seem to have replaced cameras for many people but there are those that still prefer to use real cameras. The Nikon D5500 DX is around for those that appreciate a good camera. It features a 39-point Autofocus system, a high-resolution LCD touchscreen, and a 24.2 MP camera.
11. SJCAM SJ6 Legend
SJCAM SJ6 Legend — $135
Action cameras let you capture everything that's happening at the moment, so why should it be different for your relationship. The SJCAM SJ6 Legend record in Ultra HD 4K at 24 FPS. It features two screens so the footage can be seen while it is being recorded. After downloading the app, it can be controlled wirelessly.
12. Xbox One X 1TB Console
Xbox One X 1TB — $495.53
Xbox One X is Microsoft's most powerful console to date. It can play games in 4K with a 12GB GDDR5 of graphics memory that adds speed and power to the console's performance. Making it able to load game much quicker than other consoles.
13. Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones
Sony Noise Cancelling Headphone — $298
Sometimes people just don't want to be bothered, these headphones can guarantee just that. Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones come with digital noise cancellation that eliminates distracting background noise. If they choose they want to hear, placing a hand over the right ear cup turns the volume down quickly.
By Jean-Pierre Chigne, Tech Times