Tech to Impress: Top Technology Gift Ideas For The Holidays

Headphones, smart watches and tablets — Oh my! 

Caitlin U.
ByCaitlin U.

Tech gifts are flashy, fun and oh-so appreciated. But with new products launching almost every day this time of year, it can be hard to keep track of the best ones to give — or get. Here are some of the items that are sure to bring a smile to any tech fan's face. 

Apple Air Pods Generation 2, $130

Easy to set up with just one-tap, you don't need to be a tech pro to enjoy these wireless earphones. Air Pods are automatically on and always connected, they actually sense when they’re in your ears and pause when you take them out. You can use Air Pods with any Apple products including iPhones, Apple Watches, iPads, or Macs. 

Beats by Dr. Dre Wireless Noise Cancelling On-Ear Headphones, $180



These wireless, noise cancelling headphones from the Solo Pro More Matte Collection are as effective as they are stylish. They'll block external noise while preserving audio quality, perfect for those work-from-home meetings. And you'll get up to 22 hours of listening time before having to charge. 
Apple Watch Series 6, From $400



The latest Apple Watch features are about all-things health. While you still can use it for enjoying music and podcasts and answering emails and messages, you'll also be able to measure your blood oxygen level, take an ECG anytime, anywhere and see your fitness metrics at a glance.
Versa 3, $230



The Versa 3 continues to deliver the health and fitness features we've come to expect from FitBit, and also features built-in GPS, Active Zone Minutes and elevated music experiences, not to mention a six-day battery life. 
Samsung Galaxy Tablet S6 Lite, $340


Perfect for the creator you know and love, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite includes an S Pen so they can easily create, edit, and navigate their projects. Plus, it allows for up to 13 hours of battery life so creativity doesn't have to pause if on-the-go. 

iPad Air 2, $600



Another great tech gift idea for the creative in your life, The iPad Air 2 allows for you to shoot a 4K video, then edit it right there. They can use the Apple Pencil to paint and illustrate and enjoy enhanced graphics and machine learning performance. 


Ninebot Electric Kickscooter, $449

This electric scooter will either change the way you commute, or put a huge smile on any kid's face. Maxing out at 12.4 mph and capable of going 12.4 miles on a single battery charge, this foldable phenom is perfect for city-dwelling tech fans. 


Which tech gifts would you most like to receive? Which ones have you already shopped? Let us know what you thought about them!