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The Coolest Tech Gadgets To Shop This Holiday Season

Anabel Pasarow

It's holiday season, folks, which means gadget deals abound. So we're handpicking our favorites for gifting between now and the end of the year, from smart rings to home energy detectors. And while you're browsing the selection ahead, don't forget to check out our guides to tech under $50, laptops, and headphones, too.

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Kodak Pocket Projector

For when it's snowing outside and nothing sounds cozier than cuddling up in front of a movie projected on your bedroom wall. This pocket projector is small, affordable, and can project from distance of up to 150 inches. And it comes in both smaller and larger versions.

Kodak KODAK Luma 150 Pocket Projector, $, available at Amazon

Sony Wearable Speaker

This new speaker from Sony sits on your shoulders, which makes movie-watching more immersive than ever.

Sony WS1 Immersive Wearable Speaker, $, available at Sony

Oura Smart Ring

This smart ring tracks metrics like heart rate variability, pulse wave, and temperature to help you sleep better. And it comes in chic
black, silver, and diamond finishes.

Oura Ring Oura Smart Ring, $, available at Oura Ring

Portal From Facebook


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This is the gift that screams "tech-savvy" as well as “I wish we could see each other more often”.

Facebook Portal From Facebook, $, available at Facebook


Vuze XR Camera

This camera lets you switch from 360° camera to 180° VR, making it the perfect adventure companion.

Vuze Vuze XR 5.7K 3D VR & 360 Camera, $, available at Amazon

Drinkworks Home Bar Drinkmaker

A literal mixologist on your countertop. Just pop in a pod for whatever kind of drink you're in the mood for, and voilà — your cocktail is ready to be sipped. And it's $200 off until December 2.

Drinkworks Drinkworks Home Bar Drinkmaker, $, available at Best Buy

Sense Energy Monitor

If you want to reduce your energy consumption, this smart home device does just that. It'll tell you what energy sources are on in your home so that you can be more efficient. And it's $60 off until December 6.

Sense Sense Energy Monitor, $, available at Amazon

Somnox Sleep Robot

If you have a lot of extra dough to drop (this thing is pretty pricey) and you struggle with sleep, this sleep robot helps regulate your breathing and lower your heart rate so that you fall asleep faster and remain asleep for longer. Plus, it's $100 off for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.


Somnox Somnox Sleep Robot, $, available at Amazon

Animal Cable Bites

The mini animal you didn't know you needed to bite onto the end of your charging cable. They're $6 each (or you can get two for $10) — and they come in 15 variations, the best of which are, in this author's opinion, the sheep and the bunny.

Urban Outfitters Cable Bite, $, available at Urban Outfitters

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