Technology can make our lives easier and more fun, but here’s the thing: Shopping for electronics can be tricky. If you’re not plugged in to what’s new and what really works, you could end up buying outdated products or getting expensive junk that ends up gathering dust on a shelf…
Fortunately for you, though, we’ve searched high and low for the 2019 holiday season’s latest and greatest tech gifts. From smart TVs and Amazon devices to travel chargers and waterproof e-readers, these perfectly priced presents are sure to please everyone on your list.
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Echo Show 5, $79.99
With this compact 5.5-inch smart display, you can see and do more than ever thanks to Alexa. Manage your calendar, get weather updates, watch news briefings, make hands-free video calls and so much more — all with the sound of your voice. The Echo Show 5 is the perfect way to add glanceable entertainment to any room of the house.
All-New Fire TV Cube, $119.99
With this hands-free streaming media player, you can ditch all the remotes and control compatible TVs, sound bars and A/V receivers using only the sound of your voice. Just tell Alexa what you what to watch, and she’ll respond to your request. With the Fire TV Cube, you can watch Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video and more, and stream millions of songs through services like Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora and iHeartRadio. Subscription fees may apply.
Allroundo Multi-Charging Cable, $22.99
This compact, versatile charging cable works to charge all your electronic devices at home or on the go. It provides six different connection options, including USB-A and micro-USB connectors, two USB-C cable adapters and an adapter for iPhone and iPad charging. The Allroundo multi-charging cable is compatible with almost all mobile devices, including Androids, and it works as a charging and data transfer cable.
Connect this smart photo drive to your smartphone, and it will store and sort photos and videos with zero effort from you! Fotofami recognizes the faces of your family and friends and creates timelines for each and every person. It also discovers different events and creates albums you can look back on at any time. All photos and videos stored in Fotofami are saved in original HD quality and encrypted for added security.
Upgrade to the latest, greatest model of the Samsung TV that doubles as artwork. In TV mode, enjoy a 4K ultra HD picture that’s four times the resolution of full HD. When you don’t want to watch a video, switch The Frame to art mode. This transforms the TV into a framed piece of art that displays your favorite artwork when the built-in motion sensor detects you are present. You can buy individual pieces or subscribe to the growing library of artists’ works. Samsung’s Frame TV also works with compatible Alexa-enabled devices (sold separately).
This smart pen — one of Oprah’s 2019 Favorite Things — converts your handwritten notes from paper into digital text. When you write on an N Notebook (included with your purchase), the M1 Spartpen‘s built-in camera captures every stroke, and then the pen syncs the coded data onto the Neo Notes App. The app makes it easy to search, edit, shared, backup and auto-save all your notes.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, $129.99
The thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet has a crisp, glare-free display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight. This model is waterproof, so you can read by the beach or in the bath worry-free. A single battery charge lasts for weeks, not hours, and with 8 GB of storage, you have plenty of room for e-books, magazines, comics and audiobooks.
Google WiFi System, $95.97
Upgrade to the strong, seamless WiFi connection you deserve when you get the Google WiFi system! Just replace your existing router with a Google WiFi Point (if you have a larger home, you may need to purchase a 3-pack of Goofle WiFi points). This point works with your current modem and internet service to provide a strong, reliable WiFi connection in every room of your home. It’s set up and controlled through a mobile app that allows you to access your network from anywhere. This means you can see which devices are connected at any one time, and even use the parental control feature to pause your kids’ specific devices at certain times.
Take, print and share photos using this easy-to-use instant camera. You can take pictures directly on the Fujifilm Instax Mini or print from your smartphone or tablet using Bluetooth. There are a variety of fun frames and filters to choose from, and you can even attach a recorded sound or message with your photo that the recipient plays back by scanning the QR code.
Echo Dot (3rd Gen), $49.99
Add Alexa to any room with this small but mighty smart speaker. The 3rd Generation Echo Dot has better speaker quality than previous models for a richer, louder sound. You can also pair it with a second Echo Dot (sold separately) for stereo sound. With the Echo Dot, you can stream your favorite music, check the weather, set alarms, control compatible smart home devices and so much more.
Charge and clean your phone at the same time with this genius gadget! PhoneSoap has two UV lights that kill 99.99 of bacteria and germs. It works with any phone, including larger models like the iPhone 11, and features one USB port and one USB-C port for charging.
LETSCOM Fitness Tracker HR, $27.99
This sleek activity monitor automatically and continuously tracks your steps, distance and sleep duration. It also allows you to see calls and message notifications on your wrist. The fitness tracker has a built-in USB plug for easy charging, and a single charge provides up to seven days of working time.
Tile Mate, $24.99
Hook this simple-to-use Bluetooth tracker onto your keychain, luggage or anything else you don’t want to lose, and you’ll always be able to find it using the Tile app on your phone! If your phone is the thing you lost, simply double press the Tile button on your Tile to make your phone ring, even when it’s on silent. The replaceable battery is guaranteed for one full year from activation.
The Nintendo Switch console is designed so you can game at home or on the go, solo or with friends. At home, dock the Nintendo Switch to enjoy HD gaming on your TV. When you’re heading out, just undock your console and keep playing in handheld mode. This model has a battery life of approximately 4.5 to 9 hours (depending on the games you play).
This compact portable speaker provides intense 360-degree sound and has a built-in party lights! You can choose from five different lighting modes that will pulse and glow to the beat of your music for a next-level listening experience. It’s durable, water-resistant and boasts an impressive 12-hour battery life.
Echo Buds, $129.99
These wireless earbuds deliver crisp, dynamic audio and work hands-free with Alexa to stream music, play Audible audiobooks, make calls, get directions and more. They’re sweat-resistant, making them ideal to wear when you’re working out, and come with three sizes of ear tips for optimal comfort and a perfect fit. Thanks to the Echo Buds‘ long-lasting battery, you can get up to five hours of music playback per charge and up to 20 hours when you use the charging case.
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