Tech Gifts

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With the holidays just around the corner it’s time to find that perfect tech gift. And with the plethora of electronic gifts on the market, it can be tough to narrow down the options, so we have made it easy for you, by picking out our favorites. This is a selection of our preferred Tech Gifts for this holiday season. Everything from wireless earbuds to solar generators, there is bound to be something in this line up for the people who love their electronic tech gadgets.

AOHI Magcube 30w PD Mini Fast Charger

The AOHI Magcube 30w PD Mini Fast Charger is the one charger that can do it all. This USB C charger smartly auto matches to the device it is charging and provides the appropriate fast charging power. The AOHI Magcube is compatible with just about everything from iPhones to iPads, Macbooks to Android devices, Switches to laptop PCs, the list is just about endless. The AOHI Magcube 30w PD Mini Fast Charger is fast, efficient, powerful and ultra portable, and will become your favorite from the first time you use it. MSRP $26.99

OnePlus Buds Pro

Earbuds that don’t stay in place are a huge annoyance and the OnePlus Buds Pro make that a thing of the past. Great for the outdoors or the gym, these Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling buds are IP55 water and sweat-resistance rated ensuring that they won’t get ruined when the HIT sessions end in a sweat bath, or when a scheduled sunny run turns into a rainy run. Not only do these deliver crystal clear calls and a truly personal music listening experience, they block out what you don’t want to hear so you can hear more of what you do, thanks to the Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation that keeps you in control of your audio. Each bud connects immediately and independently, so you can take calls with either one and assign unique functions to the left and the right. These earbuds offer a total of 38 hours of play/call time with the charging case and will conform to a wide variety of ear shapes with the three different ear tips to get that perfect fit. The OnePlus Buds Pro are the perfect accessory for the on the go individual looking for premium personalized sound with a comfortable and secure fit. MSRP $149.99

iLive Truly Wireless Noise Cancelling Ear Buds

iLive Truly Wireless Noise Cancelling Ear Buds deliver a seamless truly wireless listening experience with quick pairing and capacitive touch controls, while the form factor lends to a noise isolating fit and with the active noise canceling feature you won’t miss a beat of its rich sound profile. Removable gel tips are included to ensure a secure comfortable all day fit. The earbuds have a 33 foot Bluetooth range and a competitive battery life at just over 5 hours at 50% volume with ANC off and a backup charge in the pocket-sized charging case. The iLive Ear Buds also have a sweatproof design, giving you protection from daily commutes and more active pursuits. The iLive Truly Wireless Noise Cancelling Ear Buds are an affordable, feature-rich truly wireless earbud that fits naturally into everyday life and holds its own during active endeavors, all the while delivering a quality music experience. MSRP $69.99

Midland Radio X-TALKER Extreme Dual Pack T77VP5

When adventures take you off of the cellular grid be sure to bring along the Midland Radio X-TALKER Extreme Dual Pack. The bundle features a pair of Midland’s top of the line X-TALKER T71 GMRS two-way radios, two boom microphone headsets, belt clips, desktop and USB charger, rechargeable battery packs and a USB car adapter all in one heavy duty carrying case built to withstand any environment. The radios feature 36 channels, crisp and clear communication with easy button access, the company’s renowned Xtreme Range (up to 38 miles), EVOX hands-free operation and 121 privacy codes. Each T71 comes with a silent operation function, making them ideal for hunters, anglers and outdoorsmen who don’t want beeps and tones disrupting their environment. They also feature Hi/Lo power settings to extend the battery life and are powered by two 1000mAh rechargeable battery packs and can also be operated with three AA batteries. Whether going just off the beaten path or off the grid entirely, the Midland X-TALKER T77VP5 Extreme Dual Pack is the perfect rugged companion for any adventure. MSRP $124.99

Tronsmart Bang Mini Party Speaker

What good are outdoor get togethers without music? The Tronsmart Bang Mini Party Speaker is the ultimate Bluetooth speaker made for the outdoors. It provides up to 15 hours of battery life, holds its own against water, dust and dirt, and comes with a beat-driven light show. Its dual mid range tweeters and dual woofer drivers deliver booming beats, and the capacitive touch interface controls operation with a single tap. This portable Bluetooth speaker gives spacious and detailed stereo sound and has built-in NFC Streaming, so you can stream high-fidelity audio from your devices for superior sounding music. In addition, the Bag Mini includes a SD card slot and a USB flash drive mode to play the music from when you don’t want to contact you smartphone. Whether you want tunes for a pool party or an overnight camping trip, the Tronsmart Bang Mini Party Speaker delivers deep rich audio in a wireless portable solution. MSRP $89.99

Goal Zero Yeti 500X

Keep your essentials powered up with the Goal Zero Yeti 500X. This power station packs a 300W (1200W surge) AC inverter and a 505 watt-hour lithium ion battery that team up to keep all of your devices, small appliances and lights working effectively. The 500X is perfect for longer camping trips, backyard parties or on-the-go power in case of an emergency. The Yeti can be charged from 110 VAC house current, 12 VDC car/vehicle power or from compatible GoalZero solar panels. Multiple power and charging management systems optimize the input and output to protect your gear and its battery while being extremely efficient. The front display panel provides readouts of incoming/outgoing power and battery status in 20% increments. This real time feedback enables precise power management. The Yeti provides an array of output options for any energy need including: 110 VAC grounded wall outlets, a 60W USB Type-C Power Delivery (PD) port, two standard USB ports, an 18W USB Type-C port, a 12 VDC car/vehicle port and a 6mm 12 VDC plug port. The Goal Zero Yeti 500X is packed full of features and hits the sweet spot for size, portability and power. MSRP $699.95

TCL MoveAudio S180

Designed for the active lifestyle, the TCL MoveAudio S180 provides immersive quality sound with a secure fit that doesn’t wander out of the ear when you are on the move. The ergonomic silicone tips engage securely without slipping out, even when sweating and moving swiftly. Its IPX4 design is stylish and the dual in-ear microphones, environmental noise cancellation and capacitive touch controls lead to an immersive audio experience with deep rich sound. And with 6 hours of battery life (and 30 from the case) powering the MoveAudio S180 you can use them through longer workouts and commutes without them dying prematurely. Use the Feed-Forward Active Noise Cancellation to keep you focused on enjoying your content, or switch to Transparency Mode to stay aware of what’s going on in the environment around you. The feature packed TCL MoveAudio S180’s really are the perfect on the go audio solution. MSRP $79.99

GoPro Hero 11 and The Remote

GoPro has finally done it, they packed in enough tech and features in the HERO 11 that allows me leave my DSLR at home and keep my smartphone in my pocket when I am out on adventures shooting pictures and video. For those that don’t know the GoPro Hero 11 is the newest generation action cam that captures incredibly smooth and stable video footage as well as unbelievably dynamic photos that in most cases trump anything I can get out of my flagship smartphone. Equipped with both rear and front LCD screens that make it easy to monitor the composition while you film or frame the perfect adventure landscape selfie with the help of GoPro Remote. The built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth abilities automatically send footage and highlight videos to your phone for quick content creation. The camera itself is waterproof up to 33′ and includes a rechargeable 1720mAh battery that has improved cold temperature performance for those ski and snowboarding trips. All of these features just scratch the surface of what this incredible powerhouse is capable of. If you own an older version of the GoPro Hero or have yet to pick one up, the HERO 11 is the model that you will want to bring on every adventure to capture the memories. MSRP $349.98 with a new 1-year GoPro Subscription

If you own a GoPro, The Remote is that must have accessory. It uses Bluetooth Low Energy for maximum battery life and seamlessly pairs to the camera. It’s tough, waterproof and features a clear display that lets you check the camera’s status at a glance. The glove-friendly buttons and handy wrist strap allow you to capture the most creative shots from a distance so that you are in them. MSRP $79.99

Xebec Tri-Screen 2

When you work on a large wide screen monitor in the office and at home, it is hard to transition to a small laptop screen on the road. Xebec has a solution that remedies that with their Tri-Screen 2. It takes the laptop viewing experience to the edge with two 10.1″ 1080p Full HD 60 Hz IPS that slide out of a compact housing. These versatile displays attach to a laptop with a universal spring loaded attachment that makes it simple to install on just about any laptop without magnets or adhesives. The screens slide back behind the laptop for convenient storage and portability. A single USB-C cable connection (per screen) provides both power and the display signal from the laptop. No USB-C port or a single one? No problem the Tri-Screen 2 also comes with 2 USB-A to USB-C adapters and 2 Mini-HDMI to HDMI cables to accommodate those laptops. The Xebec Tri-Screen 2 is ideal for people on the go who need all the screen space they can get. MSRP $499.99

Dango Products A10 Adapt Single Pocket Wallet

Rubber bands, plastic bags, free range…who hasn’t tried all the alternatives to bulky wallets? Dango Products has engineered one of the best ways to eliminate bulk with the A10 Adapt Single Pocket Wallet. The Dango A10 Adapt Wallet can be used by itself as a fantastic slim all aluminum RFID blocking wallet or it can be transformed into a high capacity bifold wallet with a full range of highly functional pocket adapters. The adapters all share an innovative quick release sliding back plate that glides along the A10’s rail system. The rail system not only holds pocket adapters, but it can double as an open ID window. The Dango Products A10 Adapt Single Pocket Wallet is a full featured wallet that will fit cash and cards in a slim sophisticated profile or can transition into a modular wallet to really step up the money and card holding game. MSRP $99

Yamaha True Wireless Earbuds (TW-E7BBL)

Designed with audio performance in mind, the Yamaha True Wireless Earbuds (TW-E7BBL) are packed with advanced tech including the Yamaha-exclusive Advanced Active Noise-Cancelling (ANC) and the Listening Optimizer that uses high-performance in-ear microphones to dynamically correct for ideal frequency response for a sound that is fine tuned personally for you. The Yamaha True Wireless Earbuds provide a productive punch with an impressive 22 hours of battery life with the case and Ambient Sound technology. Easy access to hands-free voice assistant capabilities with Siri/Google Assistant activation, by using voice commands or with press and hold on the earbud. Taking calls on the move or listening to a podcast on the commute is infinitely better with the Advanced Active Noise-Cancelling and the Listening Optimizer that can both shut out all outside noise or let it back in should you need to stay aware of your surroundings. Fast Pair automatically pairs the earbuds to an Android user’s device as soon as the case is opened, while the Qualcomm® TrueWireless™ Mirroring features a seamless earbud “role swapping” capability that provides a stable Bluetooth wireless connection from virtually any source, while also saving power. Equipped with Yamaha True Sound, a superbly comfortable fit and Advanced Listening Care, the Yamaha True Wireless Earbuds are great for individuals looking for the best noise cancelling technology with an astonishingly realistic sound experience like no other. MSRP $279.95

Yamaha Sound Bar (SR-C30A)

When you are looking to seriously enhance your TV’s or computer’s audio with a small package, look no further than the Yamaha Sound Bar (SR-C30A). Virtual surround sound and the wireless subwoofer helps create virtual overhead sound effects for a more immersive TV viewing experience. The soundbar features two full-range cone drivers and a 5 1/8″ wireless subwoofer that provides an enhanced bass response. The Yamaha Sound Bar has Bluetooth connectivity for pairing with your compatible smart device and wirelessly streaming your audio content. Its wired connections include two optical, HDMI ARC, and one analog to support a variety of source types. Soundbar setup is quick and easy, and includes an optical cable and a remote control. If you are ready to upgrade the sound of your display, the Yamaha Sound Bar (SR-C30A) is good on space and big on sound. MSRP $279.95

Mark Ranum: Mark is an outdoor adventure seeker, living in the beautiful state of Michigan. He loves trekking hundreds of miles through the wilderness, whether on two feet or two wheels, always looking for the next new trail or road to see where it will take him.
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