Tech Gifts

Here’s a look at the hottest in high tech for the season.

Acer Switch Alpha 12
This 2-in-1 Windows 10 notebook delivers a heightened level of mobility with Acer LiquidLoop cooling and an ultra-slim, flexible notebook-to-tablet design that is sturdy and includes an ultra-thin attachable keyboard. The Switch Alpha 12 is the industry’s first fanless 2-in-1 notebook to use a 6th Generation Intel Core i7, Core i5 or Core i3 processor so it provides exceptional performance while remaining cool and quiet

Air Scale
The AirScale is a combination luggage scale and power bank. With this device, travelers no longer need to worry about overweight luggage fees or a lack of power for their devices. The AirScale features an easy to read digital display showing luggage weight and battery power along with a detachable strap and ergonomic design. The AirScale can weigh luggage up to 88 lbs., with an accuracy of 0.2 lbs. Its 6500mAh battery can fully re-charge most smartphones 2 times faster than regular battery banks on the market

Classic Mini Arcade Games
This Pac Man Mini Arcade Game is just one of the retro games from The Bridge Direct.  Complete with classic joystick action and authentic arcade sounds.  Plus at around 5 inches tall, its portable format goes where you go. Includes 2 AA batteries.

Climate Case
The ClimateCase protects your cell phone from overheating and freezing and is also designed to restore an already overheated or frozen phone in less than 2 minutes. The secret is the patent pending, moisture-free, multi-layered cooling and heating system, tailored into only 7mm of thickness. Even in non-extreme conditions the neoprene case offers serious protection against every day wear and tear. 

Electrohome Karaoke CD+G/MP3G Player
This system plays CD, MP3, and even a 3.5mm aux input to stream online karaoke from your smartphone or tablet. Sing Along to built-in On-screen Lyrics or connect to a TV for a larger view!  The Digital Echo Control feature makes your singing sound confident and more professional.  This system can even sense that your singing has tapered off and the prerecorded vocal back up will fill in the blanks! Comes with a catalog of popular songs to choose from.

ExoLens
ExoLens turns your iPhone into a high performance camera! Take dynamic wide angle and telephoto shots and video. Quickly and easily swap lenses with the precision-machined aluminum bracket. Includes integrated mount so you can easily attach your ExoLens to tripods or selfie-sticks. Capture vacations, events and special occasions in high quality, enhanced photos and video.

FRESHeBAR
The FRESHeBAR offers hassle-free connection to Bluetooth for easy streaming from your phone, tablet, or computer with the crystal clear clarity of digital optical sound for movies and gaming. The FRESHeBAR comes in 5 different styles even featuring leather trim plus 90 watts of sound and the FRESHeBAR works with all TV’s made since 1999.

GlocalMe G2
This is the ultimate traveling gadget! Traveling abroad?  Say goodbye data overages- The Glocal Me G2 gives you unlimited data for a rental price of $12.99/day. Order online and take delivery at your home ahead of your trip abroad. Works in more than 68 countries – by automatically converting 3G and 4G local networks into a strong and secure Wi-Fi connection. Plus, because G2 is its own hotspot, it guarantees users a private network service ensuring online protection and security.

Grovemade Speakers
Made in collaboration with industrial designer, Joey Roth these speakers from Grovemade set a new standard for audiophiles. Coupled with a 2x25W amplifier, the back-loaded horn design of the Speaker System reinforces the low frequencies, while the 2” full range driver delivers coherent mids and sparkling highs without the use of digital signal processing. Each wooden speaker shell is precision machined from solid, domestically sourced walnut or maple hardwoods using Autodesk’s Fusion 360TM software in Grovemade’s Portland-based workshop.

Helix Cuff Headphones
As the world’s first wearable with extractable Bluetooth headphones on your wrist, in a sleek form, the Helix Cuff ensures that fashion and tech are always at hand. High quality sound in a tangle free and fashionable format, The Helix Cuff is always close at hand.

HP Sprocket Photo Printer
Print photos from your smartphone or tablet as easily as you post them. Instantly share 2 x 3-inch snapshots or stickers of every fun-filled moment. About the size of a cell phone, weighing around 6 ounces, this portable printer goes anywhere. Plus download the free HP Sprocket App to customize your photos before you print them. Includes a 10-sheet pack of printing paper.

ICONx Wireless Earbuds
No wires- ever!  Designed with fitness in mind, the Gear icon by Samsung is the perfect workout partner for the Active listener. This high quality audio comes in a totally cable-free package!  Wing tipped splash and sweat resistant ear gels are super-lightweight and store in a convenient charging case. Stream music directly from your phone, or store up to 1,000 songs in the on-board music player and leave your phone behind. Add this to the built in activity tracker and Heart rate monitor and take your workout to the next level. Easily controlled by the touch pad on each ear bud.

Ink Case
InkCase takes full advantage of the real estate on the back of your phone by adding a second E ink digital screen!  In comparison to the Kindle, the InkCase i6 provides a clearer, sharper reading experience with a higher screen resolution and is 2 times thinner, 3 times lighter, and charges in ½ the time. The case can be customized with your photos, and has live widgets including tasks, calendars, and activity tracking. It connects wirelessly via Bluetooth, allowing content access without having to turn on the iPhone's display which helps to conserve your phone's battery. 

Joby Power Band
Now you can securely charge up your smartphone on the go. The JOBY PowerBand is a slim, lightweight battery pack that attaches to your phone when you need it, using a stretchable silicone band. Works with iPhone or Android phones using the attached charging cable.

Lamp Champ
Turn any lamp into a USB charging station so you've always got power at your fingertips.  The Lamp Champ adds the power port at the most convenient place.  It’s always ready to provide a charge even when the lamp is turned off.  Installs in seconds!  Great for travel so you never have to depend on the hotel having a USB power port.

LIVV Headphones
Brought to you by former NFL player Mark Clayton LIVV’s unique and patented, lightweight Surefit band is designed to withstand the rigors of any activity. Whether it’s conditioning drills, a jog or a high speed bike ride, you don’t have to worry about the headphones falling off your head.  Add to that built-in 8 GB of on-board storage that can hold up to 4,000 songs and Bluetooth 4.1 audio, LIVV Headphones give you the option to be truly hands free. They don’t sacrifice sound quality either with built-in 40 mm dynamic drivers that deliver truly deep base and studio quality sound.

13” MacBook Pro
It’s faster and more powerful than before, yet remarkably thinner and lighter. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display ever. And it introduces the Touch Bar — a Multi-Touch enabled strip of glass built into the keyboard for instant access to the tools you want, right when you want them. We chose the 13” that’s lighter and thinner than the MacBook Air!  Comes in silver and space grey.

MeCam Neo
The MeCam Neo is the smallest, lightest and most versatile wearable video camera on the market. It is 1.6 inches square, less than an ounce and captures video in crisp HD resolution. Clip it on or put it in your pocket and go- has four standard mounts! Additionally the waterproof case  lets you capture any action sports and activities. The fully integrated smart phone app gives you the ability to shoot time lapse photography and shoot in both wide or standard angle.

Memory Foam Travel Neck Pillow With Hood and Built-in Ear Buds
The 1Voice Hooded Neck Pillow with Built-In Earphones allows you to travel in comfort and privacy without skipping a beat listening to your favorite tunes. Whether your journey involves trains, planes, or automobiles – this travel hooded neck pillow will allow you to travel in style and comfort.

Metor Mic
Perfect for your home studio, Meteor Mic is also ideal for Skype, iChat or voice recognition software. Plus it’s perfect for podcasting! Meteor Mic has one of the largest condenser diaphragms (25mm) of any USB mic available. Its cardioid pickup pattern, smooth frequency response and 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution give you professional audio results no matter what you're recording. Since there's no need for drivers, you can start recording right out of the box on any computer. A USB cable and carry pouch are also included.

Million Mile Light
Ultra bright and battery-free, this safety light for runners that's powered by motion. The Million Mile Light creates a bright pulse of LED light with every stride, keeping you visible and safe while running in low-light situations. Water resistant casing protects from the elements and it only weighs 1.5 ounces.  

Paracable
You can thank Baxter the cat for being the inspiration for Paracables. After he chewed through several rounds of lightening cables, the co-founder of Paracable got to work! He was able to design cables wrapped in durable ’32 bit’ paracord fabric. The cables transfer data and charge devices at a lightning fast rate at over 2.0 amps. With 5 styles, Paracable offers a style for anyone and there are varying lengths to further customize your charging needs.

Polk Audio S2R Omni Speaker
On the patio, by the pool or even at the beach, this is your sound solution. The Polk Omni S2 Rechargeable speaker offers instant versatility with an ultra-compact Bluetooth adapter that lets you switch from Wi-Fi to Bluetooth streaming in seconds. The lithium ion battery drives the speaker for up to 6 hours on a full charge at moderate listening levels. And the S2 Rechargeable features a weather-resistant design for casual outdoor use, so no matter where you go, its built to handle the soundtrack of your good time. 

Power Lacez
Power Lacez are the perfect outdoor accessory to make sure you are visible during all your adventures. These laces have four different settings: flash, slow flash, constant and off which can be easily adjusted by pressing the power button. Available in four great colors.  Be sure to check out Power Wrapz, and Power Bandz too!

Remote Outlet Switch
Forget The Clapper!  Turn lights and appliances on/off with the touch of a button. Cous Wireless Remote easily controls power for anything you plug into one of the outlets in its ecosystem.  The powerful signal of Cous works from as far away as 100 feet and can be transmitted through doors and walls. Whether your appliance is missing a built in on/off switch or is simply in a hard to reach place, Cous makes it easy to take control over your outlets. Plus by turning off everyday electronics when not in use, you save energy and keep your bills down!

Snakeable USB Cable
Tired of fixing and/or replacing these expensive cables? Snakeable is comprised of independent free-moving ball joints that restrict the cable from making harsh bends.  No more strain on the cord means less breaking. 

Sphero Force Band
Like a Jedi Knight, you can control your BB-8 App-Enabled Droid with just a wave of your hand and expand your abilities with Force Training. Use the band by itself to complete Combat Training for Blasters, Lightsabers, and the Force itself, or collect digital holocrons.

STM Drifter Energy Backpack
Never get caught on the road with a dead phone or tablet.  With the built in + Energy feature you have an extra 15-20 hours of talk time for your phone and some extra power for your tablet.  High speed charging will auto adjust for optimal charging speed.  Plus all of the convenience ad protection you've come to expect from a high-end bag.

Tablo
Forget the cable subscription.  Cut the cord with Tablo.  The set top device will capture over-the-air HDTV and allows you to record up to four shows at once via DVR.  Table doesn't connect to your TV via HDMI, instead it streams meaning one device can provide content to multiple sets. 

Thermacell Bluetooth Heated Insoles
Heat to a specific temperature based on your remote setting, then turn off and come back on when needed.  These insoles will turn your regular cold-weather shoes into a warm oasis for 2,500 hours.

Vizio Smart Cast E-Series
This 4k Ultra HD Display has Google Cast built in!  Just download the VIZIO SmartCast app to turn your smartphone or tablet into a touchscreen remote.  Works with more than 1,000 apps, hundreds of thousands of shows and movies and millions of songs!  Stream from your touch screen to your TV or watch cable, satellite or over-the-air broadcasts in HD!

What? Watch Calendar Watch
Combines the classic Scandinavian design of an analog watch with your digital calendar to provide your daily schedule at a glance. Your daily digital calendar is displayed in a pie-chart format so you can view the composition of your busy and free time.  Ideal for the man who likes the idea of a smartwatch, but hates wearing a clunky digital gadget.

Zus Smart Car Finder and Charger
This idea is way past due!  ZUS is a smart car finder and USB car charger. It charges up your mobile devices at their max speed and finds your car with the companion iOS/Android app. Say good-bye to time-consuming searches for your car at the mall, stadium, outdoor event or a busy neighborhood. (Not suitable for underground or covered parking lots due to requiring GPS signal).
 

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