It's about that time of year we all dread: holiday gift giving. It's hard to find gifts that are appropriately thoughtful and high quality without breaking a budget and without waiting around in endless Black Friday lines — right? Turns out, there is a better way, and we've found it for you: we've rounded up some incredible tech gadgets you won't have to battle over at 3:30 a.m. — consider your holiday shopping list handled.
Sometimes pragmatic gifts are the best ones (unless you're planning on giving someone socks, then definitely change your game plan) — and with this powerful VPN solution, you're giving the gift of complete protection for any web browsing on both Wi-Fi and data connections. Not only do you totally secure your online privacy with this robust solution, but you also bypass pesky content restrictions (i.e., you can binge watch Netflix from anywhere in the world).
Sale Price: $42.49 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).
For the go-getter, tech whiz-kid in your life, there's no better gift than this online course subscription, packed with high-quality, self-paced cloud training courses on AWS, OpenStack, Linux, Azure, Containers, DevOps and more. From scenario-based, hands-on labs to real life practice on servers, they'll gain the skills they need to stay ahead of the IT curve.
Sale Price: $126.65 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).
Turns out, there is a way to make your game-obsessed friend off their couch and turn that passion into a career. This game design school membership gives them access to an enormous library of step-by-step training videos, including how to make advanced 2D and 3D games that they can publish anywhere.
Sale Price: $58.65 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).
Perfect for kids (and just those who are kids at heart), this is the world's smallest camera drone — and it delivers an incredible flying experience that's fun for pros and beginners alike. With an adjustable gyro sensitivity and 6-axis flight control system, this tiny drone dips and soars into the smallest spaces, and sends unreal footage straight back to your smartphone.
Sale Price: $54.40 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).
Maybe it's about time your parents got cloud storage they can actually understand: this innovative cloud storage solution delivers a massive 1TB of both Instant Vault and Cold Storage. They can use Instant Vault for the stuff they need access to most frequently, and Cold Storage for files that need to pulled out every so often — it's a more efficient way to use cloud storage (and prevents those annoying overcharges you get for more data).
Sale Price: $33.99 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).
We've all got that one friend who finds the most joy out of making stuff themselves — gift them this Raspberry Pi-powered car kit, and they'll be entertained all winter. Use the included Python code to get the car up and running, then program it to avoid obstacles and follow light and lines.
Sale Price: $135.99 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).
Sure, sometimes less is more — but in the case of this revolutionary pocket-sized PC, you get more from less. The Ockel Sirius B Windows 10 Pocket PC boasts an Intel processor, 2GB of RAM, high-speed built-in WiFi and Bluetooth — and it's as big as your phone. Perfect for movers, travelers and general do-ers, you can hook it up to anything with two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port, Micro SD card slot and an AUX in/AUX out — you'll be ready to go in no time.
Sale Price: $160.65 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).
They're back and better than ever: these weather and sweat-resistant Bluetooth-powered buds feature excellent sound quality and battery that lasts for a full six hours of bumpin' beats — and charges up in a lightning quick 90 minutes. Plus, they automatically pair with any phone when pulled apart so there's no major setup involved.
Sale Price: $25.46 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).
Got a friend who'd rather just fix any issue themselves? Whether it's the sink, their engine or whatever's going on with the radiator, this sturdy, one-meter long endoscopic camera attaches to their Android or PC to help diagnose the issue. It's waterproof too!
Sale Price: $16.14 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).
For the avid explorer, great outdoors-lover or worry-wart in your life, these tactical military-grade flashlights are a great addition to any camping trip or emergency kit. Featuring a 500 lumen beam of light with an adjustable one-mile of zoom, plus bright, lower bright and SOS modes, they're ideal for just about any situation.
Sale Price: $12.74 (with an additional 15% off when you use the coupon GIFTSHOP15 at checkout).