The 157 Coolest Tech Gadgets to Have You the Envy of All Techies ...


The 157 Coolest Tech Gadgets to Have You the Envy of All Techies  ...
The 157 Coolest Tech Gadgets to Have You the Envy of All Techies  ...

Takeaway: What are the best tech gadgets this year?

Seems everywhere we look there's a new phone or gadget being released that people can't resist. Well if you're one of those people who loves the latest tech gizmo sweeping the streets, or you just like to have all the latest and coolest, look no further than this list of coolest tech gadgets of 2017 brought to you by and see if there's anything on the list you want to snap up.

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Apple IPad

from $329 BUY NOW

The new Apple iPad is sleek, powerful, and well-priced, it offers access to well over a million high-quality apps, as well as Apple's excellent library of music and video content. There are three colors and two storage variants to pick from, as well as the option to pick a model with LTE connectivity.


Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Bluetooth Speaker

$299 BUY NOW

The SoundLink Revolve+ Bluetooth speaker by Bose is not only stylish (look at its awesome handle!), but also water-resistant. It can deliver 360-degree sound with excellent quality for up to a rather amazing 16 hours on a single charge. There's also the option to connect multiple speakers via a sleek Bose app. The speaker is available in black or silver.


Microsoft Surface Book

from $1,499 BUY NOW

The Microsoft Surface Book packs powerful hardware into a sleek magnesium body with detachable display. Battery life is also excellent too, as is the bundled Surface Pen stylus. Pricey, but also the best 2-in-1 notebook out there.


Anki Cozmo

$173 BUY NOW

The Anki Cozmo is a cute little robot with a ton of personality. Powered by a sophisticated artificial intelligence, Cozmo is self-aware, capable of recognizing its owner and expressing feelings, and always ready to play games. Those who like to dig further into robotics can utilize a developer platform and add more features to Cozmo.


Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

from $750 BUY NOW

Samsung's hot new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are already a lock for two of the best phones to debut this year. Both variants pack a groundbreaking QHD+ AMOLED display that's practically free of bezels (a 5.8-inch panel in the S8; a 6.2-inch in the S8+), tucked into a gorgeous waterproof body made of metal and glass. Of course, as expected from a top-shelf Samsung phone, you'll also get a powerful processor, a great camera, and wireless charging. Both phones are also compatible with Samsung's latest Gear VR headset.


XYZprinting Da Vinci Mini 3D Printer

$269 BUY NOW

The bright-colored XYZprinting da Vinci mini 3-D printer delivers an excellent balance between value and features. A great option for students and newbies to the field, the printer has a build volume of 6 by 6 by 6 inches, auto-calibration, and auto-loading PLA filament system. XYZ offers free 3-D maker software, as well as a gallery of projects alongside the da Vinci mini.


Nintendo Switch Gaming Console

$300 BUY NOW

The Nintendo Switch can seamlessly transition from a mobile gaming device to a home gaming console by docking into a station. With innovative Joy-Con controllers, a fun selection of games that includes a hot new Zelda installment, and a fun selection of accessories, the Switch has been a hot commodity since its launch for a good reason. Because Nintendo has trouble with making enough Switch consoles, you will either have to be patient, or pay over retail to get one for the time being.


Emporio Armani Renato Hybrid Smartwatch

$295 BUY NOW

The Emporio Armani Renato hybrid smartwatch blends classic looks and modern functionality. The water-resistant watch will connect to your smartphone via a sleek app, track your activity, and even send you discreet notifications. It will also automatically set its time once connected to a phone. Best of all, the Renato smartwatch has up to six months of battery life! There are multiple colors and strap styles to pick from.


Apple IPhone 7 and IPhone 7 plus

from $649 BUY NOW

Apple's latest iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus offer an appealing blend of powerful hardware, exceptional cameras, and stereo speakers, all tucked into a familiar-looking, fully waterproof body. These two will be the smartphones to have until the next generation debuts.


Google Home

$129 BUY NOW

The stylish Google Home smart speaker is a rival to the Amazon Echo. It features the tech giant's AI-powered Google Assistant, which responds to voice prompts by tapping into an ultra advanced neural network. It can play music, answer questions, set timers, and control connected appliances, among many other things.


TAG Heuer Connected 2 Smartwatch

from $1,550 BUY NOW

The TAG Heuer Connected 2 is an ultra luxurious Android Wear device with modular design and superb craftsmanship. You can choose between a body made from titanium, rose gold, or ceramic. One of the titanium options includes diamonds as well. Sapphire crystal comes standard on all options, while the band choices include leather, silicone, and titanium.

The luxury watchmaker's second smartwatch is also a nice gateway to the company's mechanical timepieces, as the Swiss manufacturer will allow you to swap the smartwatch module for a mechanical one.


Samsung Chromebook plus

$450 BUY NOW

The Samsung Chromebook Plus impresses with a 360-degree touchscreen, an S Pen stylus, and support for Android apps via the Google Play store. Key hardware features of the 2.4-pound Chromebook include a gorgeous 12.3-inch display with 2,400 by 1,600 pixels and 3:2 ratio, speedy octa-core processor, and a duo of USB-C ports.


Microsoft Surface Studio

from $2,999 BUY NOW

The Microsoft Surface Studio is handily the most elegant 2-in-1 desktop around. It has a jaw-dropping 28-inch touchscreen with 13.5 million pixels and stylus pen support, as well as an optional Surface Dial that's perfect for graphic artists and designers. The compact base of the desktop is home to powerful Intel processors and NVIDIA graphics card.


Linksys Velop Mesh Wi-Fi System

from $200 (one-pack) BUY NOW

The Linksys Velop mesh Wi-Fi system consists of one or more high-performance mesh nodes with pleasantly understated design and compact footprint. A single node can cover up to 2,000 square feet with high-quality Wi-Fi. A pack of three units on the other hand, is good for 6,000 square feet of space.

Each Linksys Velop node packs tri-band Wi-Fi technology, which includes a single 2.4 GHz frequency and two 5 GHz ones. Multiuser MIMO is also part of the specs, as is support of Amazon Alexa voice commands. Each node has two Ethernet ports.


Cross Peerless TrackR Pen

$250 BUY NOW

The Cross Peerless TrackR pen is a beautifully designed and superbly crafted writing instrument with a built-in Bluetooth tracker. Powered by TrackR technology, the pen will connect to your smartphone and send you notifications when you leave it behind. It can also help you track your smartphone. The mechanical parts of the pen have a lifetime warranty. There are two colors to pick from — black and blue.


Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

$399 BUY NOW

The PlayStation 4 Pro delivers 4K gaming (on select titles) without the need of a madly expensive desktop or laptop computer. Sony's latest gaming console can also stream 4K content from Netflix, as well as upscale non-4K video content. The console is compatible with all PS4 games.


Nomad Advanced Trackable PowerPack

$120 BUY NOW

The rugged Advanced Trackable PowerPack is the smartest offering in this roundup. It has a built-in Tile tracker, which enables you to easily find it via an app on your smartphone. Key hardware features of the battery pack include 9,000 mAh of capacity, two USB-C ports (one with fast charging capability), a full USB connector, and a built-in light.


SteelSeries Arctis Gaming Headphones

from $80 BUY NOW

The Arctis gaming headphones by SteelSeries are deliver excellent sound and supreme comfort. They also have an ultra sensitive microphone that's great for both in-game trash talk and making Skype calls. There are three distinct variants to choose from.


MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and Touch ID

from $1,799 BUY NOW

The all-new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and Touch ID is sleeker, lighter, and more powerful than the model it replaces. Available with 13-inch and 15-inch display, the notebook features an innovative Touch Bar, which delivers relevant shortcuts and tools for the apps that are in use. The Touch ID on the other hand, not only makes the notebook secure, but also enables Apple Pay. As expected from a MacBook, the new Pro models feature excellent keyboards, the best trackpads on any laptop, displays with exceptional quality, and great battery life.


Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones

$349 BUY NOW

The QuietComfort product series by Bose is the gold standard for noise-canceling headphones, and its latest iteration is finally wireless. The QuietComfort 35 over-ear headphones feature a superb fit, sleek design, long battery life, the best noise cancellation in the business, and a finely tuned sound signature that makes them suitable for any type of content. Yes, they are a bit pricey, but they're also the best of their kind.


Apple Watch Series 2

from $369 BUY NOW

The Apple Watch Series 2 has GPS, top-notch water resistance (it can go up to 50 meters underwater), and a zippy processor, tucked into the body of the previous generation. The device's solid fitness tracking credentials make it a great buy for active iPhone users.


Jabra Elite Sport Wireless Earbuds

$250 BUY NOW

The Jabra Elite Sport are exceptionally comfortable wireless earbuds with a built-in heart-rate sensor for precise activity tracking. Other highlights of the headset include superb wireless connectivity and sound, stellar noise isolation, and up to three hours of battery life. The headset comes with a neat charging case that holds up to six more hours of battery life. Overall, a solid contender for the best truly wireless earbuds to date.


Logitech G533 Wireless Gaming Headset

$130 BUY NOW

The stealthy-looking Logitech G533 Wireless gaming headset is designed to deliver pro-grade performance for PC gamers only. It has superbly padded ear pads, up to 15 hours of battery life, as well as support for the cutting-edge DTS Headphone: X 7.1 Surround Sound audio standard. Of course, a high-quality adjustable microphone is also part of the headset's long list of features.


Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Laptop

from $1,000 BUY NOW

By adding a 360-degree display hinge, Dell made the already excellent XPS 13 even more versatile. As expected from an XPS laptop, the XPS 13 2-in-1 packs cutting edge hardware, a beautiful high-resolution screen with ultra thin bezels, and exceptional build materials. The notebook weighs only 2.7 pounds.


Linksys EA7300 Wireless Router

$128 BUY NOW

The Linksys EA7300 is a keenly priced router which delivers an appealing blend of features and performance. It supports MU-MIMO dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity, so it can reach peak network speeds of up to a rather impressive 1.7 Gbps. You can easily set up the router via a smartphone app. The latter also allows you to monitor the performance of your network, as well to set parental controls on devices of your choosing.


Insta360 Nano 360-Degree Camera

$199 BUY NOW

The Insta360 Nano camera will attach to an iPhone and help it capture 360-degree videos with 3,040 by 1,520 pixels at 30fps via a duo of 210-degree fisheye lenses, then allow you to easily share them online. Of course, there's also the option to capture photos. Using the gadget requires a free app, while a bundled VR headset allows you to fully enjoy the content you created.



$650 BUY NOW

LG's range-topping G6 smartphone packs a gorgeous 5.7-inch QHD+ display into a refreshingly compact waterproof body. The rest of the device's features include a powerful Qualcomm processor, a sophisticated dual-camera setup, wireless charging, and expandable memory.


AmpliFi HD Router

from $135 BUY NOW

The AmpliFi HD Wi-Fi router is beautifully designed and incredibly fun and easy to use. Its setup consists of a cool base station with a touchscreen, and two wireless mesh points. A smartphone app allows users to control the router and monitor its performance.


Anker PowerLine Lightning Cable

from $11 BUY NOW

At 6 feet long, this offering provides more versatility than a standard iPhone cable. It features durable kevlar fiber in its construction, and comes in five colors — white, black, red, blue, and gray. The cable has an 18-month warranty.


Roku Streaming Stick


The latest Streaming Stick by Roku is compact and easy to carry around. It can deliver Full HD content from just about every streaming service, so it is quite versatile too. It can also beam content from your mobile device via an optional app. A great choice in its price range.


Seagate Expansion Portable Hard Drive

from $55 (1 TB) BUY NOW

The Seagate Expansion portable hard drive is as affordable as it is good-looking. Available storage options for this USB 3.0 device range between 1 and 4 TB. Made with Windows users in mind, the hard drive can be reformatted to work with Mac computers as well. Another solid choice for frugal users who are often on the go.


Amazon Fire TV


The Amazon Fire TV has powerful internals, 4K video support, and expandable memory. In addition to Amazon's own library, the Fire TV can stream content from popular providers such as Netflix. It also runs Android apps and games, so it can extend your entertainment well beyond watching movies or TV shows. A capable alternative to the Apple TV that requires an Amazon Prime account.


Carved Smartphone Case

from $24 BUY NOW

The wood cases by Carved feature a high-quality wood veneer that's available with a plethora of wood finishes to choose from, including some with cool design prints and patterns. The accessories are available for iPhone and popular Android smartphones.


Bluesmart One Suitcase

$449 BUY NOW

An excellent gift for frequent travelers, the Bluesmart One is a sleek carry-on suitcase that's brimming with smart features. They include a TSA-compliant 10,000 mAh battery for recharging your gadgets, a built-in scale, and a dedicated department for your favorite tech. The suitcase also packs a powerful location tracker, which utilizes both GPS and a 3G network.


Fitbit Alta HR

$130 BUY NOW

The Fitbit Alta HR fitness tracker looks just like the regular Alta, but it features continuous heart rate-tracking alongside the already familiar OLED touchscreen and swappable wristbands. In addition to tracking health data and delivering smartphone notifications, the tracker can also track your sleep patterns.


Heavy Leather NYC Wrist Camera Strap


This wrist strap by Heavy Leather NYC has a 2-inch width and is crafted in the United States using Italian leather. It comes with a tripod-mounting screw, so users can attach it to the bottom of their camera in addition to its sides. Overall, it's a stylish and lightweight offering that's great for mirrorless cameras.


B & O Play Beolit 15 Speaker

from $429 BUY NOW

B & O Play Beolit 15 is gorgeous and amazingly crafted, like most Bang & Olufsen products. It features Bluetooth 4.0 and wired connectivity, excellent battery life, and 240W of peak power. The leather handle is both nice to look at and functional. Overall, the Beolit 15 is an easy choice for everyone with the budget to pick one up.


Belkin Metallic USB-C to USB-C Cable

from $18 BUY NOW

The stylish Belkin Metallic cable has a duo of USB-C connectors. This particular variant measures only six inches in length, so it's perfect for desktop use (longer variants are also available). The cable can handle data transfers of up to 480 Mbps and up to 3A of power output.



from $200 BUY NOW

The NVIDIA SHIELD TV disguises a powerful gaming console as an Android TV box, thus allowing you to tell your significant other that you are buying it to watch House of Cards in 4K on Netflix. Thanks to its powerful chipset and an array of exclusive Android gaming titles, the SHIELD TV can fulfill all your casual gaming needs. More committed gamers, on the other hand, will appreciate the device's ability to stream high-end gaming titles from a compatible gaming PC, as well as from NVIDIA's own service called GeForce Now.


HP Envy 27 4K Monitor

$450 BUY NOW

The HP Envy 27 4K monitor has the same gorgeous looks as the all-in-one desktops from the same product range. Key features of the device include a 99% sRGB color accuracy and AMD FreeSync technology, as well as a dynamic contrast ratio of 10,000,000:1. The display also offers top-notch brightness of 350 nits.


Razer Blade Gaming Laptop

from $2,100 BUY NOW

The Razer Blade is a VR-ready gaming powerhouse packed into a compact all-metal laptop body with a cool matte black finish. It features a powerful Intel Core i7 CPU, an excellent 14-inch display, fast memory, and a gaming-grade keyboard. Despite its desktop-worthy specs, the Razer Blade is less than three-quarters of an inch thick.


Amazon Fire

from $50 BUY NOW

With a $50 starting price, the latest Amazon Fire is the ultimate tablet bargain, delivered by the ultimate online retailer. Despite its low price tag, the Fire tablet is a snappy device that's perfect for web browsing, social networking, and streaming Amazon's vast library of movies and TV shows.


Tile Slim Bluetooth Tracker


Do you forget the whereabouts of your iPhone at home or at work often? This small and nifty gadget by Tile will help you find it, so long as the phone is within its Bluetooth range. Barely thicker than a credit card, the tracker is as easy to carry around as it gets. Its non-removable battery lasts for a year.


Logitech Harmony Elite

$335 BUY NOW

The Logitech Harmony Elite is arguably the best universal remote control available on the market. It can control just about every piece of electronics you own (it supports over 270,000 devices!) in every room of your house or apartment, including TVs, gaming consoles, streaming devices, and sound systems, among others. The remote has Wi-Fi connectivity and a crisp color touchscreen, and there's also a free app that can turn your smartphone into a remote.


Ring Video Doorbell

from $185 BUY NOW

Sleek and easy to install, the Ring video doorbell allows users to see and talk to visitors even while away from home. The device is available in several colors, allowing buyers to always find a perfect match for their door. Setup is easy, while weather-resistant design ensures that water and humidity won't damage the Ring.


TP-Link RE650 Wi-Fi Range Extender

$150 BUY NOW

The TP-Link RE650 is designed to support high-speed Wi-Fi networks with a multitude of connected devices. The dual-band Wi-Fi range extender offers MU-MIMO support, so it can deliver network speeds of 800 Mbps over the 2.4 GHz band, and 1733 Mbps over 5 GHz, all at the same time. The device also offers the option to prioritize individual devices on the network. The RE650 is compatible with all standard routers.



$350 BUY NOW

The KEF Muo is a gorgeous compact wireless speaker crafted from metal. It shares design cues with the company's range-topping Muon speakers, thought it is considerably more affordable (the Muon speakers cost $225,000 for a pair). The sound quality of the Muo is superb. Users can also tweak the sonic experience via a smartphone app. There are many colors to choose from.


Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum

$128 BUY NOW

Logitech's high-end G900 Chaos Spectrum is a solid contender for being the best gaming mouse out there. It features pro-grade performance in wireless and wired mode, ambidextrous design with customizable buttons and lighting (via a software suite), and excellent battery life.



from $67 BUY NOW

The UE ROLL 2 is our favorite small waterproof speaker. Like its Boom 2 sibling, it offers characterful design, cool color schemes, and excellent ergonomics. Also controlled via a smartphone app, the UE ROLL 2 is pricey for an ultra compact speaker, but deservedly so. Its sound quality is truly excellent for a speaker of such size. Check out our full review for a closer look at the UE ROLL 2.


Devialet Phantom Wireless Speaker

from $1,990 (Devialet Phantom) BUY NOW

If your search for a multiroom audio system has no budgetary restrictions, you need to have the Devialet Phantom lineup on top of your shopping list. Available in several iterations depending on the power output. Each speaker features cool, decidedly futuristic design, coupled with truly mind-bending sound quality that's free of any distortion regardless of the volume level.

The Phantom speakers have both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and support all major streaming services. The price tag you see above is for one speaker, so creating a multiroom setup can quickly approach five-figure digits. The results however, are truly stunning.


Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop

from $1,000 BUY NOW

The Alienware 13 by Dell is a compact, yet seriously capable gaming laptop. It features seventh-generation Intel processors, a stunning optional OLED display, and VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards in its high-spec configurations.


SanDisk IXpand Flash Drive

from $36 (for a 16 GB variant) BUY NOW

The refreshed SanDisk iXpand is a USB 3.0 flash drive with a built-in Apple Lightning connector, which allows it to connect to an iPhone or an iPad. A free app by SanDisk allows users to easily sync photos and videos from their mobile device, while 128-bit encryption ensures that the data stays safe. Users can also play music and popular video formats on their iPhone or iPad straight from the SanDisk iXpand.


Samsung T3

from $100 (250GB) BUY NOW

Samsung's latest portable SSD features a sleek metal body and a USB Type-C port that makes it fast and future-proof. Available with up to 2TB of storage, the portable SSD features a shock-resistant build, powerful encryption, and password protection. In addition to PC or Mac, the gadget can also connect to USB Type-C compatible smartphones or tablets.


Raumfeld Wireless Streaming Soundbar

$1,599 BUY NOW

For movie-theater-quality sound, this premium system by Raumfeld is your best bet. Designed and developed in Germany, this wireless Soundbar features iconic Bauhaus design and exceptional sound quality. The device's massive subwoofer is designed to slide under a couch, thus adding a whole new dimension to the viewing experience.


Logitech MX Anywhere 2

from $54 BUY NOW

The Logitech MX Anywhere 2 is the best compact wireless mouse in the business. Compatible with both PC and Mac, the gadget can work on any surface, and can connect to a computer over Bluetooth, as well as via a tiny USB hub. The mouse supports connectivity to up to three devices, and can easily switch between them via a button.


Acer Chromebook 14

from $275 BUY NOW

The Acer Chromebook 14 is an excellent option with a beautiful all-metal body, crisp 14-inch 1080p display, and Intel Celeron CPU. With up to 12 hours of battery life on a single charge, the newcomer is also a great option for those who like to spend time away from a power outlet.


Microsoft Xbox One S

from $298 BUY NOW

In addition to being slimmer and better-looking than the Xbox One, the new Microsoft Xbox One S also has upgraded hardware. The latter allows it to play 4K video, as well as display HDR content, including in compatible video games.


Logitech Pop Home Switch

$100 BUY NOW

The Pop Home Switch by Logitech is a lot smarter than its understated appearance suggests. Compatible with all major home automation platforms, the gadget can control a host of smart devices. Its functionality can be customized via an intuitive mobile app for iOS and Android. The price is for a starter pack with two switches and Wi-Fi bridge, though additional ones are also available in various colors.


Logitech G610 Orion

from $78 BUY NOW

The G610 Orion by Logitech is an excellent gaming keyboard with grown-up design and white-only backlighting. Gamers can customize its mechanical keys via a PC software suite. Dedicated media controls, on the other hand, further add to the keyboard's appeal as an everyday driver. It's arguably the best option for less than $100.


SteelSeries QcK XXL


As its name suggests, the SteelSeries QcK XXL is a gigantic gaming surface pad. With measures of 900 millimeters by 400 millimeters, the pad will not only fit your gaming mouse, but also your keyboard. The pad consists of a rubber base and a comfortable cloth surface.


Logitech G920 Driving Force

$373 BUY NOW

An Amazon best-seller, the Logitech G920 Driving Force is considered to be one of the best racing wheels available today. It works with Xbox One and PCs, has dual-motor tactile feedback, and is finished in high-end materials such as stainless steel and hand-stitched leather. For $360, users will also get a premium shifter by Logitech with the same finish. The wheel and its pedals alone cost below $300.


Olympus Tough TG-Tracker

$299 BUY NOW

The Olympus Tough TG-Tracker is a hot newcomer on the action camera scene from one of the most storied names in photography. The camera has an ultra wide-angle stabilized lens, five built-in sensors (GPS, compass, barometer, accelerometer, thermometer), and Wi-Fi connectivity. It can capture 4K content and survive water up to 100 feet in depth without a housing.


Apple TV (4th Generation)

from $145 BUY NOW

The recently announced fourth-generation Apple TV features speedy hardware, sleek remote with touch and voice control, and support for Siri. In addition to giving access to Apple's vast catalog of movies and TV shows, the new Apple TV is also a powerful gaming device that can connect to optional wireless controllers. It does not support 4K content just yet, but it is an excellent choice and a safe buy for users invested in Apple's hardware ecosystem.


V-MODA Crossfade M-100 DJ Headphones

from $200 BUY NOW

Arguably the most stylish DJ headphones out there, the V-MODA Crossfade M-100 are preferred by a number of renowned DJs worldwide. Their key features include 50-millimeter audio drivers, excellent build quality, foldable body, and dual cable inputs. Key specs of the headset's audio drivers include a frequency response that measures between 5 Hz and 30,000 Hz, and 32 Ohms of impedance. The M-100 headphones feature customizable shields and a two-year warranty.


Pioneer DJ DDJ-SB2 DJ Controller

$247 BUY NOW

Pioneer's DJ DDJ-SB2 controller is a highly rated Amazon best-seller with a host of features that include large jog wheels and a built-in sound card, among others. Capable of connecting to a PC or Mac, the DJ DDJ-SB2 is USB-powered and has easy plug-and-play interface. It comes bundled with free DJ software that can be upgraded.


MEE Audio M6 PRO in-Ear Headphones


The MEE audio M6 PRO earbuds are designed as in-ear monitors, offering a snug fit and detachable cables. The headset's 10-millimeter audio drivers deliver one of the best sound signatures in this price range. The M6 PRO's impressive retail package includes two detachable cables (one with a smartphone remote), six pairs of ear tips, a 1/4-inch adapter, and a carrying case. This is a serious bargain for the money.


Nikon D500

$1,797 (body only) BUY NOW

The D500 is Nikon's range-topping DSLR camera with APS-C sensor. A feature-rich imaging powerhouse, the D500 can capture 21MP still images with excellent quality, as well as 4K video footage. A tilting touchscreen, smartphone connectivity (via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth), and a vast selection of lenses make the D500 one of the best cameras in its price range.


Sony Alpha A6300

from $998 (body only) BUY NOW

A successor to the incredibly popular Sony Alpha a6000, the a6300 has a 24.2MP sensor with even faster autofocus system than its predecessor, as well as a weather-sealed magnesium alloy body. Other features of the camera include the ability to capture 4K video, a tilting 3-inch display, a sharp electronic viewfinder, and an excellent set of manual controls. There are plenty of lenses to choose from for the a6300, too. Overall, this is arguably the best mirrorless camera in its price range.


Tech21 Impact Snap Case

$100 BUY NOW

The tech21 Impact Snap Case is arguably the toughest option for your MacBook. It is made from tech21's proprietary shock-absorbing material that's also used in the company's highly rated smartphone cases. Molded to fit your notebook perfectly, the Impact Snap Case offers easy access to the notebook's ports, as well as cutouts for its cooling fans. The case is available for all MacBook models.


HTC Vive

$799 BUY NOW

The HTC Vive has been heaping praise since its official debut last year. A decidedly upmarket offering, the VR headset packs high-resolution display with wide field of view, 32 sensors for precise motion tracking, and front-facing camera, which can add real-world objects to the experience.

Other key features of the HTC Vive include two multifunction trackpads with haptic feedback, and two base stations of motion tracking. The headset requires a powerful gaming PC (HTC has a list of them on the product's page), as well as ample space for optimal experience. HTC Vive comes with a solid amount of quality content too, courtesy of Steam.


Manfrotto BeFree Compact Travel Carbon Fiber Tripod

$243 BUY NOW

The BeFree Compact Travel by Manfrotto is a high-end camera tripod crafted from carbon fiber. It weighs only 2.4 pounds, yet it can hold a whopping 8.8 pounds of gear. It has a maximum height of almost 57 inches (the minimum height is 13.4 inches), and comes with quick-release ball head and independent leg-angle selector. The tripod is only 15.75 inches long when fully folded in its fitted case. This is an excellent choice for serious photographers, or newbies committed to learning the craft. An aluminum variant of the tripod is also available with a considerably lower price tag.


Joby UltraFit Sling Strap


The Joby UltraFit Sling Strap is one of the best aftermarket straps in its price range. It attaches to the camera's tripod mount, so it can work with just about any camera out there. Comfortable, sturdy, secure, and easy to operate (its camera mount has a ball bearing for easy rotation), the UltraFit Sling Strap is as easy to recommend as it gets.


Celestron Travel Scope 70


The Celestron Travel Scope is an affordable refractor telescope that's also easy to carry around (it comes bundled with a backpack). It has a 400-millimeter f/5.7 achromatic refractor and 137 times maximum magnification. The Travel Scope features a compact and sturdy tripod in its retail package.


Bose Wave SoundTouch Music System IV

$539 BUY NOW

The Bose Wave SoundTouch Music System IV is the latest stereo shelf system by the audio industry giant. It has sleek design, great sound quality, and support for popular streaming services thanks to its Wi-Fi connectivity. CD playback and AM/FM radio are on board for nostalgic users too. The system has a convenient remote control, alarm clock functionality, and comes with a free app that allows users to control it from a smartphone or a tablet.


Audio-Technica at-LP60


One of the best turntables around, the Audio-Technica AT-LP60 is available in variants with analog or digital output. A version with the latter will cost you an extra $30. The record player has a belt drive for better sound quality, line and phone outputs, and fully automatic operation. An excellent entry into the surprisingly vast realm of vinyl record players.


Klipsch R-24F Floor Speakers

$195 (each) BUY NOW

The Klipsch R-24F speakers offer exceptional audio quality for their price range. Each speaker features a duo of 4.5-inch copper-spun woofers and an aluminum dynamic tweeter. The speakers have a stylish black polymer veneer cabinet, which contrasts quite nicely with the copper drivers.


Amazon Echo

$180 BUY NOW

The Amazon Echo is a connectivity powerhouse that's disguised as a premium 360-degree wireless speaker. It will play your favorite tunes, read you the news, and control your compatible appliances, among other things, all thanks to the retail and tech giant's Alexa platform. If you don't feel like splurging on an Echo, consider the more affordable Amazon Echo Dot. It won't play tunes, but it will deliver Alexa functionality to just about any device.


Nest Protect Smoke Detector

$119 BUY NOW

The Nest smoke detector has a cool design and gesture controls, as well as the ability to send alerts to your smartphone while you are away from home. There is a wired and a wireless variant to choose from. A must-have connected home gadget.


Philips Hue White Ambiance Wireless Lighting Kit

$123 BUY NOW

This lighting kit by Philips supports a whopping 50,000 shades of white, allowing users to find the perfect ambience at all times. The set is compatible with major home automation standards such as Amazon Alexa, Apple Home Kit, and Nest, among others. The starter kit includes two bulbs, a dimmer switch, and smart control.


Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

$139 BUY NOW

The Xbox One Elite wireless controller has swappable thumb-sticks, D-pads, and paddles, and comes with a cool case to carry them around in. In addition to wired PC connectivity, the Elite controller can also connect wirelessly via an optional adapter. You will almost certainly love the Xbox One Elite wireless controller if you have the budget to pick one up.


Logitech K380

from $26 BUY NOW

With a colorful body and round keys, the K380 by Logitech is arguably the most playful-looking wireless keyboard out there. Toy-like appearance aside, the K380 is a true connectivity powerhouse that can connect to three devices with Mac OS, Android, Windows, or Chrome OS on board. If $40 is all you want to spend on a keyboard, this is the one to go for!


Shure MV88

$149 BUY NOW

Don't feel like carrying a dedicated voice recorder around? This tiny microphone by Shure with Lightning connector will instantly turn your iPhone or iPad into a capable recording device. The MV88 comes with a free recording app by Shure, and can capture excellent quality audio in WAV format. The gadget has a premium metal build that perfectly complements the Apple devices it is designed to work with.


Creative Sound Blaster E1


The Sound Blaster E1 by Creative is a well-priced portable headphone amplifier that can power studio-grade, high-impedance headphones. It delivers stellar audio quality, and comes with a duo of 3.5-millimeter audio jacks, allowing users to share their tunes with another person. Its battery is rated to deliver up to 25 hours of playback on a single charge, while a built-in microphone allows users to make phone or Skype calls when connected to a compatible device.


HP Sprocket

$130 BUY NOW

The brand-new HP Sprocket is a cool portable photo printer, which allows social media aficionados to get physical copies of their best mobile photos. Designed to work with Apple iPhone and Android smartphones via a free app, the Bluetooth gadget utilizes zero-ink photo paper.


MEE Audio Pinnacle P1 in-Ear Headphones

$199 BUY NOW

The MEE audio Pinnacle P1 in-ear headphones have sound quality and finish that are worthy of much higher price tag. The earbuds have gorgeous zinc alloy housings, removable cables (there are two in the box), a leather carrying case, and a large selection of bundled ear tips to help users find a perfect fit.


Wacom Bamboo Notepad

from $130 BUY NOW

The Wacom Bamboo Notepad is a nifty gadget which uses regular paper, and instantly send notes or drawings to the user's smartphone or tablet. There's even an option to search for sketched words via a mobile device.


GoPro HERO5 Black

$399 BUY NOW

The all-new HERO5 Black by GoPro is sleeker, more compact, easier to control, and better connected than its predecessors. It can capture 4K video, bursts of 12MP images, and go up to 33 feet underwater without a housing.


Google Pixel and Pixel XL

from $650 BUY NOW

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are the most advanced smartphones running the OS today. Both phones feature an all-new Google Assistant that's powered by artificial intelligence, one of the best cameras in the business, top-notch display, and excellent battery life. The Pixel and Pixel XL will receive their Android updates directly from Google, ensuring that its owners are always on the cutting edge of the mobile platform.


Roku Premiere


The Roku Premiere is all about delivering 4K content on a tight budget. Streaming UHD video on the player is possible thanks to a snappy quad-core processor, as well as support for 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity. Roku offers access to all major streaming services, while the player's remote is handily one of the best in its class.


Sony PlayStation VR

$398 BUY NOW

The hot new Sony PlayStation VR is the best option to experience quality virtual reality content and must-have for PS4 gaming console owners. Unlike the pricier HTC Vive and Oculus Rift that require even more expensive gaming computers to work, all the PlayStation VR needs is one of the tech giant's PS4 gaming consoles. Easy to set up and operate, the headset features a quality OLED display with zippy refresh rate and low latency. There's plenty of content to enjoy too.


Blue Raspberry Microphone

$160 BUY NOW

The stylish and superbly crafted Blue Raspberry microphone is a great option for PC gamers who don't like to use headsets with bulky microphones attached to them. The microphone is excellent for in-game communications and live streaming on popular services such as Twitch. It's also handy for making voice calls and recording audio. The Blue Raspberry is also compatible with mobile devices.


SteelSeries QcK+ Limited Gaming Mousepad


The SteelSeries QcK+ Limited gaming mousepad has similar pattern as the headbands of the company's new Arctis headsets, so it's a perfect pairing. The mouse pad features cloth surface with high thread count for precise mouse tracking and non-slip base.


HP Spectre X360 2-in-1 Laptop

from $1,090 BUY NOW

The freshly updated HP Spectre x360 2-in-1 laptop has a powerful 7th generation Intel processors, crisp and bright display with thin bezels, and great battery life. Other key features of the notebook include excellent speakers tuned by Bang & Olufsen, as well as a gorgeous all-metal body that's incredibly light (less than 3 pounds).


Apple IPhone 7 Smart Battery Case


Apple's own battery case for the iPhone 7 will make up for the hump on its back by almost doubling the time your phone can spend away from a charger. Available in black or white, the case has a soft microfiber lining and a grippy silicone exterior.


Sony Walkman NW-ZX100 MP3 Player

$698 BUY NOW

Sony's Walkman NW-ZX100 is a beautifully designed Hi-Res audio mp3 player that comes with a pair of noise-canceling earbuds in its retail package. In addition to featuring support for all major audio formats, the device can last up to a whopping 70 hours on a single charge, as well as stream audio via Bluetooth. One of the best picks in its price range.


Grovemade Laptop Stand

$139 BUY NOW

Compatible with 13-inch and 15-inch laptops, this premium Grovemade stand was handcrafted in Oregon using walnut and vegetable-tanned leather, which will protect your notebook from scratches. Beautiful to look at and to touch, the stand can hold up to 200 pounds of weight. Just in case you feel like splurging, Grovemade has a entire collection of desktop accessories that match the stand. A variant made of maple is also available.


Whoosh! Screen Cleaner


Whoosh! is a powerful nontoxic screen cleaner which will keep the display of your laptop — and every other gadget you own — spotless. The odorless liquid is safe for all screens, while a bundled antimicrobial microfiber cloth ensures that you always make them most of every spray.


Aukey USB-C Hub


A must-have for new laptop buyers who work extensively with legacy USB hardware, the keenly priced Aukey USB-C hub adds a quartet for USB ports to a compatible notebook. The gadget supports speedy USB 3.0 data transfers, as well as older connectivity standards.


Dell XPS 27 All-in-One Desktop

from $1,550 BUY NOW

The XPS 27 all-in-one desktop by Dell has a stunning 27-inch display and six front-facing audio speakers, which deliver the best audio experience in its class. Other key features of the XPS 27 include a choice of Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, Windows Hello feature for logging in via facial recognition, and excellent build quality.


Nikon COOLPIX W100 Waterproof Camera

$157 BUY NOW

The compact and connected Nikon COOLPIX W100 can be submerged up to 33 feet underwater and handle drops from heights of up to 6 feet. The waterproof camera's 13.2MP CMOS image sensor can also capture 1080p video at 30 fps. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, plus a 2.7-inch display, round out the camera's notable highlights.

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