If there is one thing I know being a gadget loving geek mom, is that tech is always on my wish list each year. Fortunately, the galaxy is full of fantastic gift ideas for the nerd in your life; whether they’re a gamer, photo nut, or a general lover of all things tech.
Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Gifts for Geeks
Logitech G410 Atlas Spectrum: RGB Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Retails on Amazon $129.99
Gamers know that games are won or lost in milliseconds. Lag, an unresponsive mouse or a clunky keyboard can be the death of you – literally. The Logitech G410 features exclusive Romer-G mechanical switches that give you 25% faster actuation for even better responsiveness. It can stand up to a punishing 70 million keystrokes and is designed to get you closer to dodging bullets, the next jump, spells and talents.
Amazon Fire TV Stick
Retail Value $39.99
Fire TV stick is the perfect gift for someone who loves “Netflix and Chill,” someone who travels, or (especially) for someone looking to cut the cord. This handy little stick gives you access to all of your favorite subscription and streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, Showtime, NBC News as well as new kid on the block Sling TV. In total there are over 3,000 channels, apps, and games; adding up to 250,000 TV episodes and movies, including live TV.
Urban Armor Gear iPad Pro Case
Retail Value $79.95
With it’s FrogSkin exterior and rugged design the Urban Armor Gear iPad Pro case can stand up to even the most clumsy geek. It even meets military drop-test standards. Making it even more user-friendly are the oversized ports, tactile button, and compatibility with the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard. combine light-weight materials in a rugged, low-profile design to provide maximum protection for your iPad Pro.
Lenovo Horizon 2s Tablet PC
Retails on Amazon $549.99
Lenovo has created 5.5 lbs of portable perfection with the new Lenovo Horizon 2s Tabletop PC, a refined version of the desktop that is transportable and easily transformed into a tablet. Its sleek design and lightweight durability make it a go-to for those of us that need a PC for everyday tasks but love a tablet to tote around from room to room. Check out everything we love about it here and here.
Logitech G633 Artemis Spectr: RCB 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset
Retails on Amazon $149.99
The G633 means serious. business. It’s ideal for the gamer who wants one headset that does it all with compatibility for the PS4, Xbox One or PC. Fully immersive 7.1 Dolby Surround Sound lets you get sucked into the gaming experience so even the stealthiest of combatants will be heard. Adding to the flash and bling that will leave fellow gamers oohing and ahhing are customizable RGB lighting, sound profiles and G-Key macros.
Olloclip 4-IN-1 Lens: iPhone 6/6s & iPhone 6/6s Plus
Retail Value $79.99
According to PC Mag 43% of people use their cell phone as their primary camera. The Olloclip takes your pocket camera to a whole new lever. The 4-in-1 lens features Fisheye, Wide-Angle, Macros 10x and Macro 15x that allow you to capture beyond the scope of your iPhones camera. The Fisheye and Wide-Angle lenses enable you to capture more – ideal for photographing panoramic landscapes or a snapping a selfie with a group of friends. Access the Macro lenses by unscrewing the Fisheye and Wide-Angle lenses to photograph crisp close-ups and get detail-oriented beyond the naked eye. Accessories like lens caps and wearable pendants make it a useful and functional cellphone accessory.
Logitech G303 Daedalus Apex: Performance Edition Gaming Mouse
Retails on Amazon $49.98
The Daedalus Apex was designed based on feedback from the performance gaming community. Adjustments like the highest-performing optical sensor, metal spring button tensioning systems and a lightweight, compact body add up to a gaming mouse that is accurate and responsive.
Surf and Sunshine has received some of the products on this list for the purpose of sharing with you. All opinions remain our own.