Who doesn't like a tech toy to play when the holidays roll around? Practical, playful or a fun mixture of both, we've got 8 gives that your fam and friends will be sure to love.
This so-simple invention will spur a “Now why didn’t I think
of that?” moment. Got a clutch obsessed bestie or club-happy older sib? Have
‘em put their money where their phone is and leave the clunky wallet at home.
The Callet for iPhone or Blackberry, $14.99,
This is a no-brainer gift for brothers of all ages…but once
ya see them play with it, you might be hankerin’ for one of your own. Hexbugs
are little robotic bugs that react to touch and sound. Cool!
Hexbug, $11.99, Brookstone
College-aged sis luggin’ her laptop wherever she goes? Give
her a practical gift with this full-size, waterproof keyboard she can roll ‘n’
stow for all of her trips home and abroad. Grab it in black for your travelin’
dad or bro!
Flexible keyboard, $14.99, Bed Bath & Beyond
Is there a baker in the house? Snag this super-cute set of 4
silicone cupcake molds to inject a little geek in your favorite sweet.
YUMBot Cupcake Mold, $17.99, thinkgeek.com
Celebs are snappin’ up these tricked-out hoodies that come
totally wired with headphone earbuds so you can listen to your tunes wherever
Techno Hoodies with built-in headphones, $25.00, Old Navy
Got a girly who wears her heart on her sleeve? Buy her a
sweet gift that’ll keep her fave phone protected. Also available for iPod
HeartVest for iPhone4, $29.95, agent18.com
Dangling robot charms with love on the mind—what could be
cuter for a geeky girlie girl?
Black and White Robot Earrings, $8.00, etsy.com
Got a budding musician in the fam? Help him become an
instant rock star with a this paper-thin, totally stringless guitar that lets
you write your own songs or play one built in to the instrument.
Paper Jamz Guitar, $19.99, Brookstone