All posts tagged Gadgets

Top 10 Gifts For Health Nuts 2014

1. Vitamix Blender

For those veggie or fruit smoothie lovers – the Vitamix Blender will be their best friend. This blender’s popularity stems from the fact that it will crush anything. You don’t have to worry about throwing ice or frozen bananas in this blender, it LOVES to crush ice into smooth delicious beverages. It’s also great for making soups and are super easy to clean. Much easier to clean than a juicer. There are many models of the Vitamix brand. We recommend the Vitamix Professional 750 Series so that you are certain you get the heavy duty blending power. The cheaper non-professional Vitamix blenders are great blenders, but cannot handle frozen bananas like the 750 Pro series can.

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Top 10 Techie Gifts of 2014

If you have to shop for a gadget addict, then take a look at our list of the top 10 technology gifts of 2014. I worked with our own technophile, Simon, to put together the best gizmo recommendations of this year. Keep reading after the jump for the entire list :)

1. 3D Printer

The 3D printer takes our number 1 spot for gift recommendations in the electronics category. 3D printers have been around for a while but this year there are affordable and user friendly options. Give the hesitant hobbyist a shove in the 3D printing direction this Holiday. Simon recommends the MakerBot Replicator Mini 3d printer because it is plug & play, and doesn’t require assembly or programming. Continue reading →

Gifts For Gamers

Most gamers suffer from old-school-game nostalgia. Help them out with a fix of Pac-Man and Atari goodies. They will enjoy their reunion with the games the grew up with. Here are some ideas of classic gaming nostalgia antidotes: 1. Pac Man Poncho, 2. Mario Kart 7 – Drift IR, 3. Game Boy Beach Towel, 4. Atari Flashback 4 Console, 5. Pac-Man Shot Glasses

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Gifts For Your Geek Part 2

Continuing with our gifting for geeks series, I have compiled some other gift ideas. This collection focuses on the Periodic Table, elements, Math, gadgetry and of course, ninjas: 1. Pi Shower Curtain, 2. Ninja Umbrella, 3. Elements Puzzle, 4. Watch Movement Cufflinks

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Gifts For Your iPhone Aficionado Friend

I should be attending a smartphone addict meeting.  The last thing I do is check my email in bed and guess what is the first thing I do when I wake up in the morning?  You guessed it!  I check my email. As I write this post I am a little sickened by my attachment to my iPhone.  At least I recognize I have a problem and I am taking steps to correct this behavior.  Nonetheless, you might know at least one person like me and we would love to receive iPhone related presents.  Anything that makes my smart phone easier to carry around, more convenient or more useful would be greatly appreciated by us – iPhone addicts :) Here are a few ideas:  1. Volkswagen Bus iPhone Case, 2. Portable iPhone Charger, 3. Mini Wooden Speaker, 4. Colored iPhone Alarm Docks

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Cute Gifts For The Kawaii Lover

As a cuteness addict I have an extensive list of cute things on my wishlist. If it has a heart, owl, fox, whale, unicorn or narwhal you can be sure I am going to like it. If you are looking for cute gifts for someone who appreciates the adorable things in life here is a good place to start: 1. Sweet Marshmallow Mug Set, 2. Cuddle Buddy Puzzle Page Marker, 3. Owl Keep A Secret Jar, 4. My Milk Toof Bookicon, 5. Hello Kitty 21009 Sing-A-Long Karaoke, 6. Hedgehog Dryer Balls

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Skier Controlled Tow Boat

Don’t you hate it when you want to go wake boarding and you have to find a friend with a boat?  Even if you get a hold of the friend you have to take turns driving the boat and it’s a big hassel.  With this The Skier Controlled Tow Boat you can put it in your truck, head out and start skiing.

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Giftivo The Smart Gifting Engine

Our friends at Giftivo just launched their useful gifting app for the Holidays.  With impeccable timing, this website connects with your facebook account and generates gift suggestions for friends & family based on each person’s particular interests. Go ahead and give it a try, add friends, customize interests, browse & cross people off your Holiday shopping list.

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USB Typewriter Computer Kit for Your Modern Writer

You can’t replace the feeling of sitting at a typewriter and feeling the weight of each key like a true writer. The upside of using a USB typewriter vs. a real typewriter is you save a bunch of trees and editing your work is much easier.  Just pull up your latest draft on Word and type away your editor’s suggestions or not.  Ignore your editor, keep going in the direction you were thinking from the start.  The usbtypewriter Etsy shop has got you covered in that front.

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iPod / iPhone Retro Looking Docks

One of the items I use the most around my house is my iPod dock. Actually, I have several of them; one in the kitchen, in the living room and the library. Nothing beats cooking while dancing or playing pandora from the dock during a last minute get together. Here are some vintage looking docks with all the modern feaures your little heart desires: 1. Crosley iDuet Clock Radio with iPod Dock, 2. iDuet iPod Dock, 3. Crosley iDeco Universal iPod Dock, 4. Crosley Radio Ranchero

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