Every year, we post holiday tech gift ideas for the last minute shopper. Here are a few ranging from inexpensive to more expensive indulgences for any techie on your list.




The Ray Ban Meta-Wayfarer Smart Glasses ($329 on Amazon) are the epitome of familiar style meets AI. The lenses offer 100% UV protection and are prescription lens compatible. They have a camera that captures photos and video. You can retrieve information using your voice. They also have high quality open-ear speakers that let you hear music and calls. You can make calls and send messages on WhatsApp, Messenger and SMS all hands free, using your voice. You can also livestream to Instagram and Facebook through your glasses. These glasses are definitely the future.


The Kasa Smart Plug adds voice control to any outlet. It allows the hands-free convenience of controlling any of your home electronics with your voice via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. It retails for $12.49 on Amazon, a bargain. You can also control your electronics from anywhere using the Kasa app and use the timer to automatically schedule turning on or off. There is an Apple Kasa Smart Plug mini 15A that retails for $19.99 on Amazon.

The Satechi Multi Device Charging Station Dock 5 with wireless charging is great for all devices and offers a place to charge multiple devices, such as phones, tablets and smartwatches in one place. It charges up to 5 devices at the same time. It is also ETL and CE certified with over-temperature protection while charging. It retails on Amazon for $55.99


If you  are willing and able to spend a lot on the techie with everything (although they may then already have this) how about the DJI Air 3 Fly More Combo Drone? Retails on Amazon for $1,549. This is a highly rated drone, offering dual cameras that have many options and excellent photography. This drone has up to 46 minutes of flight time ability, which is a lot for most drones. It also has good safety features with omnidirectional obstacle sensing. If you are a drone enthusiast, this one is at the top of the list.

The Apple Watch Ultra 2 Smartwatch is a rugged watch built for athletes and outdoor adventurers. You can get a specialized band for the activity you pursue. It is water resistant and has the largest display yet of the Apple watches. Cellular is also built in and it offers the ability to call or text without your iPhone, even if overseas. For athletes and adventurers, it has many features from calculating distance, pace and route maps to helpful outdoor views and details like elevation, longitude and latitude. You can also. retrace your steps through the Backtrack feature. This watch retails for $793 on Amazon.

There are more recent and more expensive versions of the Lenovo ThinkPad, but the X1 Carbon 9th Generation is a great buy at $1,080. This is the flagship version that was launched in 2021 and is powerful with many features for an ultra thin and light device. It has a 16:10 display and a wide TouchPad. It also has many docking options, enabling you to connect to multiple peripherals with fast downloads and file transfers. It has a Fingerprint Reader , Camera with Windows Hello and many built in security features. This is always a good choice for a reasonably priced and efficient laptop.


Happy Holidays and Happy Shopping!