There’s still plenty of time to get some of this year’s best 2016 Christmas tech gifts … even for all you last minute shoppers out there. Check out some of our favorites and surprise the tech lover in your life with an amazing gift.
A great choice for those with budgets big or small, the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot are undoubtedly two of this years most talked about tech gifts. And for good reason. Unleash the power of your own personal voice assistant right in the comfort of your own home with Alexa. These “talking speakers” do a lot more than answer whatever question you throw at them … they can set your cooking timers, update you with the latest weather report, control your music and much, much more. Best of all, the Echo Dot sells at a budget friendly $50 while the Amazon Echo offers better sound quality for $180.
Finally, a remote that can handle just about any tech you hook up to your TV. This includes everything from an XBox to a cable box and everything in between. Best of all, the remote automatically plays nice with all of your tech extras, eliminating the hassle and aggravation.
Wireless headsets have had a huge leap in popularity thanks to Apple’s insistence on putting the kibosh to headphone jacks. And as far as we’re concerned, one of the best sets around is the BoseQC35, which actually blocks peripheral sounds with the use of a microphone and special software. Thanks to Bose, Bluetooth wireless has never sounded better.
The Nintendo NES Classic Console flew off the shelves on Black Friday, and it seems like people can’t get enough of the games they grew up playing. The Classic Console has all your favorites, from Mario to Zelda, and maybe this time you’ll actually get to fight Mike Tyson without using the cheat code.
Entertain your dog, kids, and possibly yourself with the Anki Cozmo Robot Toy. With a hearty dose of AI and the help of a few cameras and sensors, your new little buddy is sure to be the center of attention at your next holiday party.