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    Nov 30, 2018

    27 Gadget Gifts For The Person Who Basically Has Everything

    Still stumped? At least one of these cool, niche products could be the perfect present you've been looking for!

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    1. A classic digital camera with vintage flair for pictures they can keep forever.

    Amazon, From Cedar Ridge / amazon.com

    This camera is Bluetooth-compatible and can connect to Wi-Fi.

    Promising review: "Best compact travel camera I have ever owned. No camera is perfect. It's just the matter of where you are willing to make compromise. In term of light traveling camera, this is as good as you can get. The camera is truly pocketable, has a decent focal range, great image quality. Wifi is a big bonus since I travel without a laptop and can transfer photos over to my iPhone to edit and post on social media during the trip." —Hche

    Get it from Amazon (available in two colors) for $399.

    2. OR! A Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 instant film camera so they can take retro-style pictures — of you, of course. 😎

    Nicole / amazon.com, Victor Hugo C / amazon.com

    Promising review: "This was a Christmas present for my son, and he really loves it. It's a great little camera and super fun with the instant Polaroid film. I had the original camera when I was a little girl and the photos are similar although half the size (mini). It's a fun little camera to play around with. If this is the type of camera you are wanting, then this one does the job well." —Vicki

    Get it from Amazon for $119.99+ (available in two colors).

    3. A liquid plastic melding tool to fix all those frayed cords and broken household items.

    The Grommet

    Fix circuit boards, toys, glasses, and more. One side spits out liquid bonder and the other side has a UV light that dries the bond when you're ready to finish up the repair job.

    Get it from The Grommet for $11.95 or Amazon for 18.94.

    4. Light saber chopsticks so they always have the force with them, even when they're eating dinner.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got these as part of a birthday gift and they were perfect. They light up really well and fun to use. The only side point is that the hilt is a sticker, not etched. This isn't a big deal for us, just have to be a little more careful when hand washing them." —Shannon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in seven set/color combinations).

    5. AND! A Death Star timer to let them know when their food is ready by emitting green lasers and playing Star Wars sound effects. TL;DR: This is the world's, no, the UNIVERSE'S best stocking stuffer.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a GREAT item! It works great! There is even a little button to push if you just want to make the noise. I've used it several times and never had any problems. Just make sure before first use, that you turn the timer all the way and let it end with the timer noise, then it's ready to be set for any time. Make sure to read directions. Many people are not aware of how these types of timers work." —Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    6. A critter catcher so they can catch bugs and other crawlies while keeping a very safe distance.

    Amazon

    The gentle bristles pick up bugs without hurting them so they can be safely chucked outside. Everybody wins!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in five colors).

    7. A kitty water fountain because their sweet lil' (soon-to-be hydrated) cat is already spoiled rotten.

    JBoogy27 / amazon.com, jamie / amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is so stinking cute. My cats were scared of it at first, but now they love it. :) I bought it with the Catit multi-feeder and it looks great. It's very quiet, unless it needs to be refilled." —jamie

    Get it from Amazon for $23.98.

    8. A faaaancy wine preservation system that'll allow wine snobs to pour a glass without having to remove the cork, so they can enjoy their expensive bottles over time (and not in one sitting).

    Amazon

    The preservation system draws the wine out through the actual cork using a thin needle and pressurized capsule (up to 15 pours per capsule). Once done, it's like the bottle was never even opened! This gift set comes with three needles, two extra capsules, and a case.

    Promising review: "So worth the money. I was so excited to be able to finally get this. It's pricey but was able to get everyone to get me gift cards for my b-day so I could afford it, and so far I love it. I love to drink wine, but I end up drinking more than I really want to because I don't want to waste a bottle. Now with this, I can have a glass without having to drink it within the next couple days. The directions in the package are vague and basically just show pictures so I had to go to YouTube, and there I found the best way to learn how to use it." —Shani

    Get it from Amazon for $349.95, and get extra capsules for $17.95.

    9. A handbag light so they can actually find what they're looking for in their massive Mary Poppins bag.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is an awesome purse light (and could be used in other small spaces). I have several different types, but what attracted me to this particular light is that is much more "flat" than my others. The other work very well in my backpack or music bag, but this light has some really great differences. It can attach inside the space you need it for, it automatically turns on when I open my bag instead of having to be shaken. Really a great and bright light." —m

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    10. A cotton candy machine to bring the fun carnival atmosphere straight into their kitchen.

    Amazon, superglew / amazon.com

    This machine has a fun twist: Instead of special sugar, users can throw in their favorite hard candy. Yes, that's right — peppermint candy floss is possible.

    Promising review: "Bought as a Christmas gift for my daughter and she loves it! Easy to use, quiet and works great. We bought the floss sugars which are yummy but she also crushed peppermint candies and that worked perfectly. Like others have said — the key is letting it warm up first. We did 20 minutes and that seemed just right. Good quality especially for the price so I hope it lasts." —superglew

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    11. A temperature controlled insulated mug for keeping their beverages hot all day, whether they're backpacking across the mountains or sitting at their desk.

    Amazon

    The mug is powered by a rechargeable battery so they can control the temperature from hot to boiling — which means they could literally steep some tea in the middle of the woods if they wanted to! And because this is 2018, there is, of course, an app so everything can be done off of their phone.

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

    12. A Mickey Mouse waffle maker that'll make them want to scurry to the kitchen every morning.

    Erin Morrison / amazon.com

    We've all made Mickey-shaped pancakes on the griddle before, but this takes Disney breakfast to the next level. This reviewer (photo above) used strawberries to make a bow for Minnie!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this waffle maker! I get a perfect Mickey Mouse waffle every time and it doesn't take up too much room in my kitchen. It arrived quickly and it makes me think of Disneyland every time I use it!" —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    13. A phone light featuring three light intensity settings for taking their selfie game to the next level.

    Amazon, eryckahvii / amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great product and works as described. The light has three settings that gradually get brighter as you click the power button. Definitely makes a difference in your pics." —eryckahvii

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    14. And! A selfie stick with an attachable tripod and Bluetooth remote that'll capture Insta-worthy pics of them so they don't have to ask total strangers to take a photo — which always ends up being a blurry mess anyway.

    Amazon, Amazon Customer / amazon.com

    The stick can extend 7.9 inches to 26.6 inches, and comes with a Bluetooth remote and attachable tripod. It's compatible with most Android and iPhones (iPhone X/iPhone 8/8 Plus/iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus/Galaxy S9/S9 Plus/Note 8/S8/S8).

    Promising review: "Whoa. Whoa. Whoa. Actually the best selfie stick I've ever put my paws on. I love a good selfie (let's be real) and this contraption makes it quality easy. The dual feature with stick and tripod in one is magical — pair it with the Bluetooth remote (that TUCKS INTO THE STICK?! You'll never lose it!) and you've got one hell of a selfie tool. The remote charges up super quickly and is easy to pair/use. The gunmetal coloring on the extension portion is a great bonus. Super sleek and profesh-looking (because duh, ain't nothing more professional than a selfie stick!). 10/10, highly recommend. Go get your selfie on!" —kathryn durkin

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in two colors).

    15. A colorful crystal ball diffuser they, their skin, and their sinuses will feel fortunate to have.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I am so glad that I decided to spend a little more on a diffuser and go with this one! I find myself moving this bad boy from room to room! Not only is it an excellent diffuser that works with every oil I have tried in it with a water reservoir that makes fill ups few and far between, it is so rad looking! It looks like a mystical crystal ball! Your house will smell better, your skin will be more moisturized and you'll look so beautiful in it's soft light, what's not to love." — caseypcurrie

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $65.

    16. A two-way camera that dispenses treats so they can communicate with their pet all day long, no matter where they are — aka an absolute dream.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "As the owner of a new puppy I couldn't imagine how anxious I would be able leaving the puppy for the day. I made the leap into what I thought was crazy-pet-parent territory and bought a camera. Best. Purchase. Ever. It works like a dream. I was worried that it might not pick up because our Wi-Fi isn't the strongest or the fastest, no problem. The app (mine is on an iPhone) is very easy to use. The quality of the image, both regular and night vision, is excellent. We use her kibble as treats and it fires several at a time, which doesn't bother me. We angled it so it shoots into her kennel. It is such a huge relief to see her whine for just a few minutes and then settle in to sleep for hours. I even talked to the dog walker through the camera when he arrived." —Teresa

    Get it from Furbo or Amazon for $249.

    Read our full review of the Furbo.

    17. A delightful AeroGarden so they can finally grow their very own fresh herbs in the comfort of their own home.

    Macy's

    It uses energy-efficient LED lights that automatically turn on and off and handy little feed/water reminders to help them ensure they're successful at growing their plants! It also includes Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, mint, thyme, Thai basil, and Miracle-Gro plant food.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's, for $189.99 (available in three colors).

    Read our full review of the AeroGarden.

    18. A facial cleansing brush to thoroughly wash the makeup and dirt off their face, while gently exfoliating skin and leaving it smooth and soft.

    Amazon

    One BuzzFeed editor swears by this cleansing brush — read her review!

    Promising review: "I'm in my late thirties and am still struggling with cystic (hormonal) acne. I needed three to four products to hide the suckers, but after a couple days of using the mini, my skin looked better. A few months later and my skin looks and feels more amazing. It's soft and smooth. I still get breakouts, but they're smaller and heal within a day or two. I've got a whole cabinet full of skin products and makeup that I just don't need anymore. Yes, I agree that it's pricey, but think of how much you'll save on other skincare products that you won't need anymore!" —M Gannon

    Get it from Amazon or Foreo for $139 (available in six colors).

    19. A set of in-sync lamps they can simply touch to light up when they're really missing their person (you). After they turn theirs on, yours will light up and you'll know they're thinking of you.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "My friend, who lives long distance, bought me this for my birthday. At first I thought nothing of it, but then we set it up the magic happened. It has a super nice design, very good quality. It definitely brings a smile to my face every time he presses his and mine lights up." —Cyan Fish

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $85/each.

    20. A Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS running watch to help them keep track of their fitness progress so they'll be motivated to hit 👏 those 👏 goals 👏.

    instagram.com

    Promising review: "This is my first running watch, and I could not be happier. It tracks all your statistics in an easy-to-understand format. Heart rate, distance, your route, speed overall, mile splits, cadence — you name it, and it seems to do it. The app you put on your phone or computer is awesome also. It comes set up and ready to go. I received mine on a Friday and ran a 10k on Saturday morning. Sure has made running more efficient and fun. But it is a computer, so expect a few glitches every now and then. All in all, this is a lot of watch for the price. My son is a personal trainer, and he says it is one of the most popular watches liked by his clients." —Stephen Perreault

    Get it from Amazon for $134.93 (available in four colors).

    21. A teeny portable projector so they can turn their living room into a home theater for the next movie night.

    Amazon, Yi Yang / BuzzFeed

    It has a 3.5mm input and integrated HDMI, USB, and MicroSD ports that'll allow you to connect to smart devices, PCs, Macs, cable boxes, gaming consoles, and HDMI video players. The battery provides up to two hours of playback on a full charge. It comes with a remote control, mini tripod, an HDMI cable and adapter, a USB Cable, an AC power adapter, and a user guide.

    Promising review: "This projector takes video and movie watching to a whole new level. It's so small so it's easy to carry with you anywhere, while the quality of it is incredible, both the color and the lighting." —Hazel R Alvarado

    Get it from Amazon for $249.95.

    22. A Breville panini press that'll create deliciously brown, crispy outsides and gooey, non-crushed insides for the ultimate sandwich every time.

    Amazon

    Psst, this is one of the items on Oprah's Favorite Things list on Amazon — and if Oprah loves it, they are sure to adore it (because that's how life works)! See more of Oprah's favorites here.

    It's compact so it won't take up a ton of counter space, and the nonstick aluminum will ensure all the cheese ends up on your sandwich, NOT burnt on the plates.

    Get it from Amazon for $99.30.

    23. A cool gadget that can turn freshly brewed hot coffee (or any non-carbonated drink, such as wine and whiskey) into an iced one in a matter of minutes — without watering it down.

    Amazon

    All you have to do is fill it with water and pop it into the freezer for 12 hours before using. It has a 12.5 oz. capacity and is dishwasher safe!

    Promising review: "Gave this HyperChiller as a gift to my daughter to go with the Keurig I purchased at Costco. She loves it! It turns her hot coffee into an iced one in a couple of minutes while she gets ready for work." —Doreen

    Get it from Amazon $23.99.

    24. An automatic pan stirrer their arms will be forever thankful for when a recipe calls for continuous stirring.

    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $25.

    25. A smart photo frame that cycles through a gallery of photos — perfect for anyone with way too many pictures to frame them all.

    auraframes.com

    This is a super-smart frame. It has a built-in light that will change its brightness depending on its surroundings. It also has a motion sensor: It knows to start a slideshow when someone is nearby and reacts to gestures if someone wants to swipe through the images. Using facial recognition, it can prepopulate with photos of friends and families. You can also send pictures to other people who have smart frames.

    Get it from The Grommet for $299 (available in two colors), or something similar from Amazon for $89.99.

    26. A little animal speaker with a big sound for jamming out in the cutest way possible.

    instagram.com

    Compatible with smartphones, tablets, and other Bluetooth devices.

    Promising review: "This little guy is awesome! I got this to take to the beach and have decent quality music to listen to, and this Audio Pet has exceeded my expectations. The sound is great and loud enough to be heard clearly over the wind and crashing waves. It's so small and easy to take along. It is super easy to connect with my phone and then it's instant entertainment!" —Brandi

    Get it from Amazon for $22.49+ (available in 17 animals, and even *more* animals here).

    27. And a press and measure herb infuser that'll instantly flavor up their EVOO. Did someone say...Dinner at their house?!

    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $13 or Amazon for $11.93.

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