9 Christmas Gifts the Gadget Guy Will Love


For sentimental gift givers, it can be hard to understand why anyone would want some gadget or gizmo on Christmas of all days. Well the answer is simple. When it comes to receiving gifts, gadget lovers tend to lean more towards practical or fun gifts rather than sentimental ones. This doesn’t mean they dislike things like necklaces or framed photos. But they might prefer something like a new coat or smart device. Or in this case… a gadget or two.

Gadgets are the ideal gift for practical people, and can actually show how much you care better than any sentimental gift or souvenir. A gift that helps them out regularly shows you pay attention to their needs. And if you really want to warm their heart, get them something they can enjoy for a nice, long time.

Still drawing a blank? Well here are a few gifts we suggest you get for your tech-minded loved one.

Fitbit Inspire 2

Staying healthy is hard, especially during the holiday season. When the air smells of pie and ham, the idea of having to work off those calories afterward is exhausting to think about. And it can be hard to stick to a healthy new year’s resolution when there are leftovers still in the fridge. What’s a better gift than giving someone an early start on their new year’s resolution with a Fitbit Inspire 2.

Nintendo Switch

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Nintendo has given many of us plenty of happy memories over the years. From opening a SNES on your birthday to tearing the rapping paper of a Wii U on Christmas, there’s nothing quite like classic Nintendo games on joyful days.

So why not light up your dorm room or family get together with a Nintendo Switch.

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug

smart gadget

Hot chocolate, Christmas movies, and some holiday cheer, no way for that to go wrong… until your cocoa gets cold.

Well, to help the person you care about stay warm and cozy without worry, gift them an Ember smart mug. It let’s you remotely control the temperature of your beverage of choice to keep it nice a warm for you.

Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition

And what’s pairs hot cocoa better than a good book? A Kindle Paperwhite that’s what! You have thousands of books at the tips of your fingers with a gadget smaller than your average paperback. It can also pair with your audible subscription if audiobooks are more your style.

Amazon Smart Plug

smart gadget

Twas the night before Christmas
when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring
not even a mouse

Or the house itself, thanks to the Amazon Smart Plug. They allow you to remotely turn off/on anything plugged into it. Lamps, TVs, string lights, you name it! You can even do it when away from home. If that sounds like a lot to remember, you can schedule them ahead of time so it’s totally automatic.

Bluetooth Beanie Hat Headphones

headphone beanie

Keep your ears warm and jam out at the same time with this clever gadget. It’s a beanie that doubles as a pair of bluetooth headphones with full music control using the buttons on the side. And it’s pretty stylish too.

eufy RoboVac L35 Hybrid Robot Vacuum and Mop

cleaning gadget

Christmas parties are messy business. Decorating, cooking, and worst of all cleaning. Cleaning can be a pain, but this little guy can do some of the heavy lifting to make your life a bit easier. Vacuum and mop without lifting a finger this Christmas with the eufy RoboVac L35.

Meta Quest 2

Bummed you can’t travel this Christmas? Feeling lonely? Immerse yourself into hundreds other worlds straight out of a dream with the Meta Quest 2. Join into communities of people from all over the world to have your own Christmas party in the comfort of your own home.

What to think about when picking out a gift

Here’s a few things to consider when selecting a gift for a gadget lover.

Happy Christmas to all, and to all a fair price!

When purchasing gadget gifts for Christmas, be on the lookout holiday deals that can save you money. Most retail and online stores will have sales during the holiday season and especially good deals during black friday and cyber monday.

it’s the thought that counts

Gadgets make good gifts, but make sure it’s practical for the person you’re getting for. Being aware of their situation and needs shows you really care and understand them. So be sure to get them something that’s actually useful in some way.

Make a list and check it twice

It can be a good idea to ask (directly or not) what kind of things a tech lover wants or needs. But it doesn’t end there. There are a few other things to keep in mind.

  • make sure they don’t already have what you’re thinking about getting them
  • make sure that the specifications line up with there needs (aka. get them something that is better than they already have)
  • check with other people to make sure you all aren’t getting them the same thing (don’t double up)

Happy Holidays

This season is about giving back to the people in your life, to be grateful for them being there. And there’s nothing better than getting them a gift that will remind them of you every time they use it. We hope this list helped you find a gift for a loved one or even yourself.

In this article, we’ve gone over a few gifts for gadget lovers and how to pick out ones they’ll love. But possibly the most important part is the act of giving it self. Simply by having them on your mind during this time of year, you’ve shown you care about them. And no matter what you give them, they’ll know that you care.

Spread a little Christmas joy across this gadget-y wonderland!

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