While anyone can appreciate new technology, few actually buy the latest gadgets for themselves. This makes for the perfect gifting opportunity! These new products embrace sleek designs, thoughtful updates, and are just enough of a departure from their predecessors to justify the new investment. With a new year approaching, these gifts are a warm way to welcome your loved ones into the future!
1. Snap Spectacles. SPECTACLES.COM
Make sure your friends protect their eyes from the sun while oversharing their weekend festivities on Snapchat.
2. AirPods, $159. APPLE.COM
The airpods are compatible with all devices, perfect for workouts and will never tangle!
3. Apple Watch Hermès, $1,299. APPLE.COM
The Apple Series 3 watch is water resistant and it's cellular connectivity allows you to stay connected with just your watch. But the most revolutionary aspect about this Apple watch is that an Hermès timepiece is within an accessible price range.
4. iPhone X, starting from $999. APPLE.COM
The iPhone X has a new size, facial recognition technology, and an impressive camera that will definitely boost the Instagram game.
5. Kindle Oasis E-reader, $250. AMAZON
The new waterproof Kindle is perfect for those who love to read at the beach.
6. Smart Herb Garden, $60. HOME DEPOT
Click and Grow lets you grow farm to table ingredients from your very own kitchen table!
7. Instant Pot, starting from $79. AMAZON
The instant pot is an all-in-one pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, sauté, steamer, and warmer. On top of that the pressure technology cooks everything faster than traditional technology and there are thousands of recipes online.
8. Philips Somneo Sunrise Wake-up and Sleep Therapy Light with Alarm Clock, $190. AMAZON
This alarm clock wakes you up with a light that emulates a sunrise and has been clinically proven to boost your energy, quality of sleep, and well being.
9. Sonos Smart Speaker, $149-$199. SONOS.
Sonos One is the best speaker technology to be connected with Amazon's Alexa. The Sonos Play:1 is available without Alexa for $50 less. They both stream the same high-quality sound over wifi.
10. Leica C Compact Camera, $629. LEICA STORES or AMAZON.
The Leica C has a large sensor that will translate into photos that are iconic as the camera brand itself.