Looking for something awesome to buy your friend or family members who’s really into technology, gadgets, and Apple? Got a hundred dollars to spare? You’re in luck. There’s an array of cool things you can buy that will bring a smile to their face.
The most thoughtful gift to ever give is the power of knowledge. Kindle can be the best choice for that.
Kindle is an e-book device by Amazon, which is extremely handy and lightweight. It almost feels like you are reading on paper. It can enable you to browse through any and every e-book and audiobook anytime anywhere.
Kindle features a no-glare screen and supreme battery life which works for days with only hours of charging time. There are other ebook readers on the market but none of them have the ecosystem and the book collection that Amazon offers. Kindle amazing gift for the book lovers (even the ones who swear by paperback books).
Buy: Amazon Kindle ($79)
Philips Hue Light Starter Kit
A LED bulb starter kit (4 A-19 Bulbs, 1 bridge) compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant.
The perfect gift in the holiday season which are bright with lights. The specialized bulbs can be installed in any desired light location and can be automated with the Philips Hue App (no matter where you are).
Buy: Philips Hue Light Starter Kit ($93.99)
If you are thinking about gifting something out-of-the-box, Amazon Echo can totally vouch for that.
Amazon Echo is a hands-free smart speaker that connects to Alexa smart assistant. You can listen to music via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi through Amazon music or simply from your collection, or control other smart devices like the lights, or make or receive calls, control smart home devices, set up automation workflows, and so much more.
A perfect gift this holiday season that too under $100 for your loved one.
Buy: Amazon Echo ($99)
Holy Stone HS200D Drone
Holy Stone HS200D FPV RC Drone is something you can gift anyone who loves to capture moments. This device features a 120-degree wide-angle 720p HD camera to capture real-time pictures. There’s also powerful battery life and gravity sensor mode with 3D Flip feature to show off friends.
Buy: Holy Stone HS200D Drone ($109.99)
CORSAIR Strafe Mechanical Gaming keyboard
A gaming keyboard engineered for performance. Corsair Strafe is a perfect gift for the gamers and has every feature a gamer needs.
From Cherry MX red gaming key switches to Multicolor RGB backlighting and CUE, it’s got all that’s needed to make the gaming experience wonderful.
Buy: CORSAIR Strafe Mechanical Gaming keyboard ($89.99)
Logitech MX Master 2S Mouse
This is the best mouse that Logitech makes. It’s designed for professionals who need an ergonomic and feature-rich mouse. It’s built to last for ages.
A perfect masterpiece for the ones with multiple working spaces and multiple device usage. This specially designed wireless mouse has the feature of tracking the device over any surface (even on glass).
It has a powerful battery life which can last up to 70 days in a single charge. You can connect on up to 3 or more computers at a time. A smooth speed-adaptive scroll for smoother functioning.
Buy: Logitech MX Master 2S Mouse ($68.00)
4 TB WD Passport Drive
Passport portable hard drive comes with a sleek design for the convenience of carrying around and in a wide range of colors. It can store the enormous number of pictures and music, added on with an auto-backup feature and password protection as well with hardware encryption. You can use it as a Time Machine backup as well.
It is a one-time investment for a life-long treasure of memories.
Buy: 4 TB WD Passport Drive ($98.40)
WD 256 GB SSD External Drive
For someone who’s used to an SSD in their Mac, an external hard drive can feel terribly slow. If you know a professional photographer who needs to move photos on external drives quite often, this is what you should get them.
Western Digital solid state external drive is a portable storage device with super-fast transfer feature with a speed up to 515MB/s and password protection for security. The solid design is shock-resistant with good storage space and easy to use configuration.
Buy: WD 256 GB SSD External Drive ($89.99)
SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD 250GB
Since 25 years SanDisk has maintained its supremacy over the world of hard drives and continues to do so. The 250GB SanDisk Portable SSD has a rugged design which can withstand falls and is dust/shock resistant. Great high-speed transfers with a simple interface and large storage space within a miniature body make for a great deal.
Buy: SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD 250GB ($83.99)
Twelve South Journal Leather Wallet
A gift should not only show a good gesture but also can be a remembrance every time it’s up to use. Twelve South leather wallet is one of the best and awarded brands for iPhone covers. Its chic and smart look gives the iPhone an edge, and also protects it. The flap has compartments for holding cards and can be used dually for both purposes.
Expert tanning of the finely grained leather softens over time, giving a comfortable feel. And it creates a wonderful patina over time, making the case truly personal.
Buy: Twelve South Journal Leather Wallet ($69.99)
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Portable Speakers
WonderBoom are small, petite and handy speakers but with an ultimate big and fine sound quality. These Bluetooth speakers have a wide range of connectivity of about 100 feet.
Absolutely waterproof design can be used safely around water. Available in a wide range of colors, it’s a no-brainer gift. If you’re confused about what to get a friend or family member, Wonderboom is one of the safest bets.
Buy: Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Portable Speakers ($69.99)
Audio-Technica M40X is a professional headphone with a swagger and robust look with great sound quality. It can easily disconnect you from the noises of the outer world.
The construction of the headphones is made only to provide comfort and provide durability. It has a removable cable and a 90-degree swiveling ear cup for one-ear functioning.
Buy: Audio-Technica M40X ($99.99)
Edifier Bookshelf Speakers
These Studio monitor speakers are a great buy under $100, which serves for a better sound quality and look. It has two input jacks and can be connected with any device via AUX cable.
Natural sound production with a remote control feature. The classic wooden finish adds on to the look and finish of the speaker. Also, it comes with a 2-year warranty so there’s absolutely no chance of foul play.
Buy: Edifier Bookshelf Speakers ($99.99)
Satechi USB-C Hub
Satechi’s multi-port Adapter is compatible with 2016, 2017 and 2018 MacBooks and is a great device for multiple usages. A must have if you’re trying to connect to more than one accessory at a time on the new MacBook Pros.
It has a 4K HDMI video-output and with a pass-through charger along with SD card reader, USB ports and more.
Buy: Satechi USB-C Hub ($79.99)
NetGear Nighthawk Router
Prime usage nowadays is of a Wi-Fi router and NetGear routers are meant for all homes and office space with more than 12 working devices. It provides with a raging fast and lag-free connectivity with a great coverage.
These features enhance any video-steaming or gaming experience and also provides added-on security to maintain content privacy. Totally reliable and one of the fastest router devices you can get.
Buy: NetGear Nighthawk Router ($89.99)
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
It is all that’s needed to amp up any gaming experience. It comes with a charging cable. Its portability is one feature that’s most desired.
Includes motion controls, HD rumble, and more. A dream gift for the Nintendo lowers.
Buy: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller ($59.99)
Nintendo Labo Variety Kit
It includes five different projects, two Toy-Con RC Cars, a Toy-Con Fishing Rod, a Toy-Con House, a Toy-Con Motorbike, and a Toy-Con Piano. The Switch console and Joy-con controllers add life to these Toys.
It doesn’t fail to provide you with the real-time feel of the game with the controllers and special effects and what not. A totally worth it Present for the young ones.
Buy: Nintendo Labo Variety Kit ($66.99)
Super NES Classic
This Game model gives a feel of the Vintage game setups and is one of the best 2-player games which includes in-built added 21 games to enjoy. Just a simple install and plug-in and it’s ready to go.
Buy: Super NES Classic ($79.99)
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
A fame-attained product loved by everyone, Fujifilm’s Instax Mini 9 serves all the purposes of having a great picture to having a Real copy of it right away. The improved version has added benefits like a Selfie Mirror and Light-adjusting options as well. It is battery operated.
A totally enjoyable experience of gifting and taking pictures and making a gallery of Instax Memories.
Buy: Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 ($56.00)
Your Favorite Gifts
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