If you really want to flex your Santa skills, then you need to gift tech. The editors at Reviewed have singled these 20 tech devices as the year’s best. Whether your loved ones are gamers or marathon runners, there’s a gadget here to help level up their skills.
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Not only does this handy device give you access to thousands of Roku’s so-called “channels”—things like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Now, Pandora, Spotify, Sling TV, and so on—but it’s also Roku’s most powerful streaming box ever.
If you’re looking for a great gift for the person who spends a fortnight playing Fortnite, the HyperX Cloud II gaming headset is a great choice. We found the original Cloud headset to be unsurpassably comfortable and easy to use.
Acer’s Chromebook 11 fits the student-friendly niche quite perfectly, but it’s still [robust enough to tackle web browsing, email, and archaic statistics software. For around $270, it’s a super valuable gift for any student in your life.
Much more than a simple walking/running tracker, the Charge 3 tracks your heart rate ’round the clock, allowing it to recognize and report patterns in exercise and calorie burn potential—as well as sending you reminders to get moving.
From upgraded audio functionality to the 10.1-inch HD display to synchronizing your calendar and to-do lists, the Echo Show is an all-in-one audio-video personal assistant to make anyone’s day-to-day a little simpler and a little more luxurious.
Fully compatible with Alexa, but packed with the speaker quality we’ve come to expect from Sonos, this is the music-lover’s smart speaker. It’ll also integrate seamlessly into whatever Sonos speaker situation they might already have at home.
This 55-inch TCL is the one you’ll want to watch: With built-in Roku functionality, awesome performance (that I meticulously measured myself), and a sleek, angular design, this is the TV to upgrade to (note: video game fans, this means you).
If you know a kid who’s too young—or too clumsy—for a full-on smartphone or tablet, a kid-friendly tablet like the Amazon Fire Kids Edition is the perfect substitute. Sure, you can set it up for all kid-friendly Netflix content, but that’s just the start.
When we tested all the best indoor security cameras, we were impressed with the Circle 2’s improved night vision, wire-free functionality, super intuitive app, and support for HomeKit, Alexa, Google Home, and Logitech Pop.
The Instax Mini 9 is our best value pick among the best instant cameras, owing to how easy it is to use, the wide range of fun colors it’s available in, and the unique, ingenuous “selfie mirror” it comes equipped with.
These elicit a hard focus on audio quality—meaning they won’t compromise on all those beautiful highs, lows, and midtones—while also imposing a volume limit, keeping it well within safe ranges for growing audiophile’s long-term listening.
The 2018 Kindle Paperwhite is a lot like the 2017 Kindle Paperwhite—just new and improved, making it one of the best Kindles of 2018. It’s thinner, lighter, water-resistant, and has twice as much base storage space.
Designed by the skin experts at Neutrogena, the app uses the tech in your phone to analyze your skin and recommend products (Neutrogena products, specifically) that will help repair damage and reduce signs of aging.
Compatible with Samsung Galaxy phones, as well as the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, and XS, and any Qi-rated smartphone, this fast charging pad will juice your handheld back up to full without the need to plug the phone into an AC outlet or USB port.