We dug deep to uncover the latest gadget gifts to wow the tech-obsessed on your list.
Meta Quest Pro, $1,499.99
Meta’s new Quest Pro is allowing people to come together in virtual reality like never before. With breakthrough high-resolution mixed reality, you can engage effortlessly with the virtual world while maintaining presence in your physical space.
Bird Buddy Pro Bundle, $450
This smart bird feeder notifies you of bird visitors, and also captures photos and organizes them in a beautiful collection. The bundle includes everything you need to set up, including a solar roof, water fountain and hanging cord.
Gita Robot, $1,850 – 3,475
For every mile you walk instead of driving, you are doing your part to reduce your carbon footprint by one pound. And if you live in a city, you know that walking those miles with groceries or bags can be rather difficult. Surprise your city-dwelling loved one with a bluetooth-enabled Gita Robot, which carries your items while it follows you to your destination.
These glasses (and sunglasses) may look like Ray-Ban’s classic design, but they are high-tech. They have a built-in microphone and speaker, so you can listen to music with Spotify Tap and answer calls, and a built-in high resolution camera for taking photos and videos. They are in partnership with Meta, which allows you to share photos, video and send messages on Facebook with voice command.
A smart display that is part art, part inspiration. The Vestaboard — much loved by celebrities, including Jennifer Garner — is a beautiful way to display quotes, family mottos, colors, messages and truly anything your heart desires. Grab the exclusive Vestaboard White, which is limited to 100, while you can.
Apple Watch Ultra, $799
Have an avid adventurer to shop for? Get them Apple’s new 49mm Watch Ultra, which is swim proof, has cellular connectivity, Emergency SOS, temperature sensing and more.
The Motli Light, $45
Could you guess that Americans throw away over 350 million disposable lighters every year? The USB Lighter Company has created The Motli Light, which is meant to last forever and is easily charged through a USB cable, so no batteries are wasted.
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For the pizza-loving, techie home-chef, Ooni’s top-of-the-line Karu Multi-Fuel oven is at the top of the list this year.
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