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44 Gadget Gifts That'll Turn Their Home Into A Smart House

Give the gift of techy stuff.

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1. An awesome portable mini projector that uses LED lights to deliver 1080p full HD and make their next movie night totally epic.

2. A pair of light-up chopsticks for when they need the help of The Force to get them through a meal.

The light-up chopsticks in red and blue

3. A nostalgic Apple Watch stand designed to look just like their favorite handheld video game — plus it has a perfectly fitting spot for the charger so everything looks totally seamless.

The Apple Watch stand designed to look like the old Game Boy

4. An LED sunset lamp projector designed with a 180-degree rotation to help shine just enough color onto whatever wall they want.

The sunset light projected on to a living room wall

5. A super cool mirror surface, LED display, a digital clock designed with a dimming mode that offers three levels of brightness, and a dual USB port so you can charge your phone right on it.

6. The legendary Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer that is quite literally the best hair dryer ever created — this limited edition gift version is made with copper details and comes with a sturdy carrying case!

A model blow drying her hair

7. An awesome handheld Bluetooth speaker designed with a 16-watt sound and a deeper bass for a perfect sound that travels with them to any room in their house. It also has 24 hours of playtime before it needs a charge and is totally waterproof.

A customer review photo of the speaker in some grass

8. An investment-worthy Zadro towel warmer — they just drop in their towel before they go into the shower and in 15 minutes a deliciously cuddly towel will be ready to greet them.

A person taking a towel our of the warmer

9. A compact, waterproof coffee mug warmer with three heat settings and an auto-shutoff feature — so they never have to worry about that forgotten cup of coffee on their desk that gets ice cold before they finally have a chance to drink it.

A mug filled with coffee placed on the pink warmer

10. A set of light-up coasters, because darkness is no excuse for messing up their table.

The coasters on a table in a dark room all lit up

11. A super sleek, lightweight, shower-safe, and Bluetooth-enabled Quip toothbrush designed with an app to help them monitor and track their oral health. It also uses sensitive sonic vibrations to help them get the best teeth brushing ever — it has a built-in timer and quadrant pulses so it cleans everything evenly.

12. A self-regulating Dyson Corrale Straightener designed with flexing manganese copper plates that shape around their hair and provide extra control so they use less heat while reducing frizz — plus, it's cord-free for easy use literally everywhere.

13. A full-body vibrating mat with 10 motor-vibration mattress pads and soothing warmth to help alleviate any back and muscle pains.

14. A totally soothing Wake Up Light Sunrise Alarm Clock that simulates the sunrise, so waking up (at any time) feels totally natural — because let's be real, these days, time is just a concept.

A customer review photo of the alarm clock on their nightstand

15. An amazing Oster HeatSoft Hand Mixer that heats up ever so slightly, making it easier for them to break down those harder ingredients.

A person using the Oster HeatSoft Hand Mixer

16. A DIY neon-style sign kit with up to 9 feet of bendable light-up wire so they can give their space just enough glow.

17. A Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine to give the gift of a personal, at-home, 24-hour bartender. It creates an endless menu of craft cocktails with no need to measure or pour. Just insert a cocktail capsule, select your preferred strength, and press mix. The system draws the spirit from the appropriate reservoir and mixes your cocktail in seconds.

the cocktail maker

18. A very cool Nixplay Smart Digital Picture Frame that lets them share photos through their app so they can create different albums and get photos from everyone in their household.

The frame and a phone showing the app where you can create albums

19. An indoor wireless Wyze smart camera with HD, real-time live stream capabilities, two-way audio, motion/sound recording (it'll automatically record a 12-second video clip when motion or sound is detected and saves that video to the cloud for 14-days, for free), mobile push notifications to alert them when something is detected, night vision, Alexa and Google Assistant capabilities, and over 20,000 5-star reviews on Amazon. TWENTY. THOUSAND.

20. A motion-activated toilet light perfect for lighting up their midnight visits to the bathroom.

21. A delightful Bitty Boomers Star Wars speaker so they can let the force of their music be heard.

An image of the speaker designed to look like Baby Yoda eating a frog

22. An investment-worthy Lululemon MIRROR — a complete home gym that attaches to your wall. With barely any space, it can turn any area of your home into a cardio class, a yoga studio, a boxing ring — there are 50+ genres of workouts for you to choose from. And when it's not in use, it just looks like a lovely mirror in your home.

23. A dimmable Macally Table Lamp designed with four fast charging ports and touch control making it the perfect bedside companion.

The light on a night table with a charging cellphone plugged in

24. A USB-powered LED light strip to bring the perfect amount of ambient lighting to their TV-watching experience.

25. A multi-talented bedside radio alarm clock designed with a USB charger, Bluetooth speaker, QI wireless charging, and a dual alarm dimmable LED display.

26. A Pulse Massage Oil Warming Dispenser that automatically dispenses warm oils without even the touch of a button — making it especially great for anyone with limited mobility.

27. A smart end table designed with a Bluetooth speaker, wireless charging surface, and USB plug — imagine never waking up and realizing they forgot to plug in your phone!

28. A splurge-worthy SwitchBot Curtain Smart Electric Motor so you can darken things up with a push of a button. It takes just about 30 seconds to install and doesn't need any screws, nuts, or bolts. It just snaps right on!

A person installing the motor to their curtain rod

29. A Wi-Fi-enabled light switch they can control from their phone, Alexa, or Google Assistant, totally eliminating the need to get out of bed to turn off the lights when they're already all cozy.

30. A set of Alexa and Google Home voice-controlled LED Lights that are easily applied under and above their cabinets and that can shine in up to 16 million color options. MILLION.

A customer review photo of their cabinets with lighting above and below

31. An easy-to-install outlet cover plate designed with LED lights so that it can double as a nightlight.

32. A super fancy and state-of-the-art Samsung 4K Smart TV for a high-def TV that looks like a piece of art — literally! It has a quantum processor and 100% color volume with quantum dots that produce over a billion shades of color so they can display actual artwork, and it has customizable frames that stick on with magnets for a totally sleek look.

33. A third-generation Echo Dot — a voice-controlled device they can use to play music, make calls, send and receive text messages, provide information, read the news, set alarms, read audiobooks, control their TV, and so much more.

The Echo Dot in sandstone

34. An LED, touch-sensitive, remote-controlled lamp that, as the reviewers note, will bring their room to life!

The light in a corner of the bedroom

35. A Wi-Fi range extender so they can make the most out of their internet when you're curled up in bed binge-watching The Office for the 80th time.

The TP-Link AC750 Wifi Range Extender

36. A self-charging Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac Super-Thin Vacuum Cleaner designed to be super quiet and have an increased suction power, which it turns on when it senses that extra vacuuming strength is needed.

37. A handy iRobot Braava robot mop because robots don't only sweep your floors nowadays, they mop them too!

A photo of the iRobot mop cleaning tile and hardwood floors

38. A smartphone-controlled LED bulb they can dim, change colors, and set to a timer so that it wakes them up like the morning sun — even if their wake-up time is before said sun rising.

The light bulb next to a smart phone showing how it is controlled

39. A six-outlet USB wall charger and surge protector, which also has a smart night-light that has a dusk-to-dawn sensor to automatically turn on when ambient lighting becomes insufficient. The light also has a touch sensor and three levels of adjustable brightness.

The USB wall charger and surge protector

40. A voice- or phone-controlled Nest thermostat that'll learn their preferences based on the time of day and season and make sure their home is always the perfect temperature and that they aren't playing out the Great War of the Thermostat.

41. An LED flame speaker to give them that relaxing I-just-lit-a-candle feeling and soft sound they might need before bedtime but won't light their whole house on fire.

A person sleeping next to the flame speaker

42. An awesome and investment-worthy Dyson Pure Humidify + Cool that's a humidifier, fan, and air purifier designed using the kind of state-of-the-art technology Dyson is famous for. It also has all the bells and whistles like sleep timers, a magnetic remote, sensors that seem to detect everything, an LCD screen, a sleek know, Dyson stuff.