I know what you are thinking, tech items are going to be SO expensive. That is not always the case with the tech minded guru in your circle. We have gathered a few reasonably priced gift ideas that wont break the bank this holiday season.
Let this attractive wooden Bluetooth tag serve as a helpful guide for a forgetful friend. The device can be attached to a number of items, including the obvious (keys or your iPad) to the more unexpected (the TV remote). If the item goes missing, you can use the free companion app (available with iPhones) to play a sound and a vibration to help you find it. Bonus: This tech gift is small enough to fit in a Christm
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Belkin’s Wemo Mini Smart Plug ($35) allows you to turn on a device or appliance remotely. Plug virtually any device into this gadget, then plug it into your wall AC. Next, open the Wemo app to have it join your Wi-Fi. You can tap on your phone or tablet to turn something on or off (or to set a timer), and if you own Amazon Echo or Google Home, you can control it with your voice.
The Wemo Light Switch allows you to control your home lighting from the wall, your phone or by using your voice. This smart light switch connects to your existing home WiFi network to provide wireless control of your lights – with no subscription or hub required. From porch lights to ceiling fans to recessed lighting, Wemo Light Switch can control nearly anything that a traditional light switch can. Whether you’re unwinding on the couch, working at a coffee shop, or vacationing in the Caribbean, you’ll be able to remotely control your home lighting from anywhere.
The Better-Answer Ball Update your answers for today’s better questions with the Geek Ball, a 21st C. version of the Octo-Ball but with (20) PC, IM and gamer-related answers, including FAIL, WIN, meh, 404 error, LOL, PWND, ? and even better ones. O RLY? Yes. RLY.