Not every tech gift has to be a jet pack that costs more than your house Plenty of respectable gadgets under $100 are ideal for those in your life who deserve a gift under $100. That covers the generous $99.95 gift, and those prank gifts you buy for work that Secret Santa stuff you can’t find.
Below are ideas for those who need a little help in the kitchen, a helping hand in the bathroom, a reminder to go outside and finally a little sleep. But you have to wrap them yourself, or lazily put them in one of those little gift bags. anyway
Your Jetsons Kitchen awaits
It will be a while before your refrigerator can throw eggs into a pan while robot arms can flip pancakes and sentient orange juice on its own. But a few items can make your kitchen feel a little more futuristic until the fire alarm goes off.
Dash Rapid Egg Cooker
If you ask your family what they want for breakfast and their answer is 37 eggs, this 6-capacity egg cooker might be for you.
Please, I need to use the bathroom
Buying cool little bathroom gifts will likely make people spend more time in there, so if you already find yourself banging on the door in the morning, be careful when buying these gadgets for family members.
Waternymph faucet aerator, 720°
For those who are tired of using their hands to bring water to their mouths, this faucet cuts out the middleman and fires right up to you.
The tech gifts above can inadvertently make your friends and family never leave the house, so it’s best to balance them out with a few that remind them to get outside and get some air, even if they’re staring at their phones the entire time.
Ovily mini drone with camera
Perfect for capturing images above your head, this drone can easily follow a route and can be integrated with VR glasses.
If you don’t have access to clean water while camping, the LifeStraw is an amazing tool.
Tiger Chef S’mores Kit
Whoever brings this over-the-top hibachi marshmallow grill camping will be crowned king in a Lord of the Flies way.
LE LED Flashlight
Flashlights are the paperweight of outdoor gifts, but if a friend is ever in an emergency and needs them, they’ll owe you one for life. That’s a win-win.
How about some tunes?
The problem with being out in nature is that it can be quiet and you can start to hear inner thoughts about death and emptiness. It can’t be. Better than playing some tunes or listening to a seven-hour podcast or something. An outdoor speaker can help.
IPX7 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
Classy looking outdoor speaker that looks like a briefcase. It says I’m here to party, but I have to get up early tomorrow.
go to sleep
Well, you cooked things, pooped, and stared at a tree while listening to Enya. Now it’s time to go to bed, with a few gadgets that can help.
Sunrise alarm clock
An alarm clock with a sunrise that you can look at without burning your corneas
Magicteam White Noise Machine
Features 20 non-looping sleep sounds including white noise, brown noise, pink noise and blue noise. Choose one based on your favorite reservoir dog character.
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