The Best Tech Gifts to Give This Holiday Season

Think beyond a gift card.

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Best Buy; Amazon

This holiday season, think beyond gift cards and snag a present the tech lover in your life would really appreciate. From a sleek printer to a smart home fragrance diffuser, these gadgets are sure to be a hit with the lucky recipient.

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Best Buy
HP Tango X Wireless Instant Ink Ready Printer
Best Buy $199.99

Trade in your bulky printer for this new, app-powered design from HP that's equipped with cloud-based connectivity, so you can print from anywhere you desire. Plus, its sleek, compact aesthetic, including a linen cover, is sure to suit your decor style.

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BestBuy
Nest Hello Smart Wi-Fi Video Doorbell
Best Buy $199.99

There will be no more guessing who's at the door if this video doorbell's in the mix. Use your phone to monitor guests and enjoy the benefit of its HD Talk and Listen feature, which helps to eliminate annoying background noise.

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Moodo
Moodo Junior Pack
Moodo $139.00

The perfect device for the techie who loves to personalize their space, this aromatherapy diffuser can be controlled with a smartphone app, Amazon Alexa, Google Home or IFTTT. Just load four scent capsules, and adjust or mix scents until you're content.

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Home Depot
Samsung Family Hub 4-Door French Door Smart Refrigerator
Home Depot $3,598.00

If you've ever wished for an appliance that can manage your life, the wait is over. Not only is this refrigerator equipped to use your voice to create grocery shopping lists, thanks to its three built-in cameras, you can view your food inside from anywhere. The touchscreen design even allows you to set expiration dates, sync your family's calendars, stream music, and so much more. 

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Amazon
Amazon Echo (2nd Generation) - Smart Speaker with Alexa
Amazon $119.99

The latest version of the Amazon Echo doesn't just have higher-quality audio, but it also comes in a variety of attractive wood and fabric choices. And whether you need a weather report, news updates, calendar reminders, or just some music, it'll always be up to the task.

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Amazon
Crosley Executive Portable USB Turntable with Bluetooth
Amazon $84.53

Don't let the old-school look of this turntable fool you. It's built to convert any vinyl record to a digital file with a simple USB connection.

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Home Depot
Philips Hue Dimmable Smart Wireless Lighting Starter Kit
Home Depot $199.00

Lighting can change the feel of your home in an instant, and this kit from Philips lets you control lights with your voice or smart device. You can even go as far as customizing a routine to suit your lighting preferences throughout the day.

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Home Depot
Ecobee 3 Lite - 7 Day Programmable Smart Thermostat
Home Depot $169.00

The days of being too hot or too cold are over if you rely on this smart thermostat, which is compatible with Amazon Echo, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit, among others. 

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Amazon
Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6 - Instant Film Camera
Amazon $108.99

Polaroid lovers will appreciate this gold Fuji camera to enjoy memories via a square format. Bonus: It also comes with flash filters in orange, purple and green, a handy strap, and two CR2 batteries.

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HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer (2nd Edition)
Amazon $129.95

Ideal for the social media enthusiast in your life, this portable printer is the easiest way to print your favorite snaps right from a smartphone. Simply connect the printer to your mobile device via Bluetooth, link all of your social media accounts to the free HP Sprocket App, and then enjoy the 2x3-inch stickable prints.

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Amazon
Native Union Dock+ Marble Edition
Amazon $139.99

A gadget lover can never have enough chargers, and this elegant marble dock, which works with an iPhone or iPad, is elegant enough to be kept on full display.

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Amazon
Bose Quietcontrol 30 Wireless Headphones
Amazon $299.00

Ideal for a noisy flight or a work commute, these lightweight, wireless headphones (with up to 10 hours of listening time per charge) features different levels of noise cancellation.

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Sonos
Sonos Playbar
Sonos $699.00

Any movie or music lover would be thrilled with this low-profile sound bar that has the powerful effect of a surround sound system. It can also be connected to an Amazon Echo or Dot.

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Philips PicoPix Pocket Projector
Urban Outfitters $399.95

Enjoy movie nights at home by simply connecting your laptop to this compact LED projector. 

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Amazon
PhoneSoap 3 UV Cell Phone Sanitizer and Dual Universal Cell Phone Charger
amazon.com $59.95

If the techie in your life also happens to be a germophobe, look no further than this phone-sanitizing device that promises to kill 99.99% of germs.

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