Best Holiday Tech Guide 2018

As a culture, we like our contraptions to be fast and portable: think coffee, food, and shopping. Through the touch of button or swipe of a finger, instantaneous is our motto. With the holidays approaching, fitting the people you love with any smart, tech gadget can help ease their day-to-day struggles and keep them on the go. Check out our latest list of toys for the budget-friendly pockets to the ultra plush “living my best life” gold-trimmed stocking stuffers and beyond.

Under $100

Losei Dual Wireless Earbuds

Struggling to bring the parental units into this century’s tech age? Look no further than the Losei Dual Wireless Earbuds. The Bluetooth capable headphones come with a built-in A2DP /AVRCP audio processing system, aka known for eliminating sounds and echoes, so Dad can hear the best of Led Zeppelin without the reverb. Mom can also enjoy up to 3 hours of premium quality talk and play time thanks to the built-in 40mAh Lithium Polymer Battery. The 450mAh charging case can boost that “it” factor to 3-4 times longer charge by USB, meaning more juice for fun and jamming out. The earbuds come with an 18-month warranty and are compatible with Android and iPhone users, tablets, etc. Perfect time to cut the cord, don’t you think?

They retail for $29.99 

Ventev Wireless Chargestand

Gird your loins, mates because the next generation charging docs have washed ashore.  The uber adaptable Ventev charging station will make any of your friends green with envy – Android and iPhone users alike. No cables, no compatibility issues, anti-slip, exact fitting, and charges through most tough cases? Need I say more? Thank the 15-watt wicked fast charger with not one but THREE wireless charging technologies – Qi, PMA, and fast wireless charging that can zap you to 60% in 30 minutes. With its grab and go convenience, you can charge in landscape, portrait, or flat charge anytime, anywhere. 

It retails for $59.99

Mixcder E7 Active Noise Canceling Headphones

Bass-tastic and affordable? With deep bass and built-in microphone, the Mixcder E7 Active Noise Canceling Bluetooth  Hi-FI stereo headphones offers users premium audio at a price you can’t beat. The headphones smart Active Noise Canceling (ANC) Technology continuously detects and reacts to exterior noises, impedes ambient reverb, and provides the listener with an immersive experience for rich and optimum music and sound.

They retail for $59.99

myCharge HubPlus Portable Charger

Ever been to a concert and realized you were at a dangerously low percentage right before the headliner takes the stage? Guilty, but luckily myCharge Hub Plus portable charger has you covered. Charging on the go has never been easier with the built-in Apple lightning cable, integrated micro USB, and the additional USB port. No chords, no fuss. The myCharge HubPlus 6700mAh has the clout to charge up to three devices at once. Since we are constantly on our smartphones and usually run out of juice frequently, the myCharge Hub Plus is the quintessential power bank that comes handy in a cinch. 

It retails for $79.99 

Over $100

ECLIPSE CHARGER MARBLE EDITION

If you’re seeking to charge multiple devices at max speeds, slip into the decadent ECLIPSE CHARGER Marble Edition charging dock. The touch sensor port and stress-free setup has users saying bon voyage to the messy, chord tangled days. Premium material compliments the utmost of glamorous décor.  Ensuring safety and featuring Smart IC technology, charging speeds gain up to 7.8Amps to all of your savvy devices for a feel as opulent as a Mercedes G-Class.

It retails for $111.99  

Catalyst WATERPROOF 20L BACKPACK

Sleek, sophisticated, and versatile, the Catalyst Waterproof Backpack makes for the perfect companion on the go for all your needs. Ultra lightweight at a whopping 170 g and can hold up to 20 L of material, your 15 inch laptop and last minute shopping trip can now be a one and done deal. With heat sealed waterproof seams, dry mesh straps, 9-inch deep pockets, and a chest strap whistle, this jack of all trait backpack will have you singing a different tune from hiking expeditions to catching the connecting train to work.

It retails for $119.99   

CYGNETT 20,000mAh USB-C Power Bank 

Never again get caught with a dead device when you need it most. The Cygnett Power Bank is a jump in price, but here is why this gadget is worth more bang for your buck. The sleek and compact portable charger comes with a 20,000mAh USB-C power boost and features the Qualcomm 3.0, meaning you can charge up to 75% faster at lightning speed versus your standard 5 watt USB output. The 63-watt total output and 45-watt USB-C port perks up the compatibility factor with finesse and ease.

It retails for $149.95   


JBL E55BT Wireless Headphones

JBL E55BT wireless headphones deliver power in performance and style. The ergonomic and ear-cushioned design keeps them in place while boosting an impressive 50mm drivers. Battery life provides you with 20 hours of uninterrupted talk/play. Listen to the latest news, play your favorite albums, or talk with your loved ones all day before needing to plug in for a recharge. In a rush, these stylish and sleek feeling headphones give you a rapid two-hour charge for an additional 20 hours of seamless back and forth between devices.

They retail for $149.95

Stocking Stuffers

Catalyst WATERPROOF CASE FOR iPHONE X

Engineered and designed with the highest waterproof specifications on the market, the Catalyst Waterproof case for iPhone X is the pinnacle of water-resistant technology. You can drop this phone 33 ft deep in ocean water and from 6.6 ft high rises and this case will still be alive and running. Catalyst provides users with the confidence and worry-free proof that no matter the situation, the case will repel and resistant anything coming its way.

It retails for $89.99  

JLAB EPIC AIR ELITE TRUE WIRELESS SPORT EARBUD

Is there any other way to describe a device that packs a 6-hour battery life plus and additional 32 hours with charging case other than… EPIC! The Epic Air Elite True Wireless Sport earbuds are IP55 sweat resistant, so you can keep going on about your daily activities without any slip ups. This device also comes with 3 EQ sound settings: JLab Signature, Balanced, Bass Boost, which gives the user the option to call the shots…your way.

They retail for $149.99

Jabra Elite 65t

Engineered for true quality calls and music experience, the Jabra 65t are third generation wireless headphones built in with a unique 4-microphone technology and up to 15-hour charge with charging case for all day comfort and reliability. With conversations as great as the music you listen to, the Bluetooth 5.0 allows for seamless connectivity between calls, voice, and music.

They retail for $169.99

Kingston SSD 960GB

Seeking an extra boost in performance for your laptop and PCs, check out the Kingston SSD 960GB. The upgrade kit comes with a 5 year warranty, multiple items and connectors, including the solid state drive itself in order for the consumer to tailor to their specifications and desire usage. More reliable and durable than a hard drive, the Kingston SSD 960GB offers up to 1,500MB/s and 1,000MB/s1 read/write speeds using a 4-channel Phison E8 controller and 3D NAND Flash. The Kingston offers ultra low latency and quick responsiveness thus making it 20X faster than your traditional hard drive delivering super lightning speeds of performance and reliability.

It retails for $219.99

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Viviana Vidal
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1 Comment on "Best Holiday Tech Guide 2018"

  1. Yes !!! Exactly what I was looking for !! Definitely makes shopping this season a bit easier ! Thank you !

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