Sophisticated finds for the tech-savvy
Modern technology is all about elegance. Find innovative tech gifts that are sensible and sophisticated.
Kindle Paperwhite case
The Paperwhite is the most recent product in Kindle family. It functions as a tablet and easily tucks into a bag for reading, gaming, and accessing the web on the go. Protect this precious product with a hand crafted case featuring a design of your choice. Select one of the many images available on the Casable site, or customize a covering of your own. The sturdy exterior compliments the soft, micro-suede interior, which makes a perfect place to store your Kindle. (Casable, $45)
Over-the-ear headphones are making a serious comeback. But this time, they are more innovative than ever. Flips Audio has created a way to transform a single listening device into a product heard by many in one simple motion. This sleek, comfortable design is simple and useful for music listeners of all ages. So go from “Solo 2 Social” with Flips headphones, the two-in-one headphone-speaker system. (FlipsAudio, 120)
Compact hard drives are essential products for home offices and businessmen/women alike. So this season, let the Segate Slim be the gift to meet all storage needs. The device is not only capable of stowing document, music, and photo files, but protecting and backing up all personal and legal information with Dashboard software. With the Segate Slim, you can store or share images from your social media sites instantly. Give the world’s thinnest portable hard drive as a wrapped gift or stocking stuffer. (Segate, $70)
Designer laptop bag
The days of drab black laptop bags are over. Give the gift of functional style with A Majority Tote laptop case from Kenneth Cole. This designer bag is perfect for women who are constantly on the go. The extra pockets and generous size make this Kenneth Cole Reaction laptop carrier easy to use as a tote when traveling or handbag for daily use. The vibrant color and stylish design sets this high end product apart from traditional laptop holders. (eBag, $114).
There are plenty of wireless speakers available on the market. The hard part is choosing the right one. Would you rather have a high quality speaker that will leave a hole in your pocket, or a low quality speaker with long battery life? The JBL Charge gives you the best of both worlds. It has a built-in 6,000mAh rechargeable battery that holds for over 12 hours and can even charge other portable devices! Audio can either be heard wirelessly via Bluetooth or with the auxiliary port. This lightweight speaker provides high-quality sound that is perfect for indoor and outdoor events. (Amazon, $150)
Solar powered charger
For the tech-savvy individuals who long to own yet another portable device, Ray, a solar-powered charger has come to save the day. It’s the perfect product for those who can never seem to find an outlet for their power-driven smartphones. With a suction cup for windshields and a kickstand for tabletops, you can attain the maximum amount of sunlight just about anywhere. Gift the gift of convenience and never go powerless again with a solar charger that also has a built-in battery for nighttime charging. (Quirky, $50)