The holiday season will be here soon, which means it's time to start thinking about gifts for the people you love. But what will you get for the technology-obsessed people in your life, especially the ones who always have on-trend gadgets? Well, your search ends here.
Here's a list of cool tech gifts that are as stylish as they are modern—and there's something for every taste.
These headphones have been hugely popular, with tech-savvy lifestyle bloggers singing praises for their gorgeous rose-gold hardware and comfortable memory-foam ear cushions. The sound quality is also fantastic — and they look great on Instagram — so fair warning that your tech lover may never take them off come Christmas Day.
If rose gold and white isn't your tech lover's thing, check out Frends' other headphone styles.
Fitbit rules the roost when it comes to daily fitness tracking. Perfect for established fitness maniacs and gym newbies alike, the Fitbit Alta is seriously sleek and stylish.
It's powered by reliable technology that gives the user accurate information about their activity levels throughout the day and night, including calories burned. It also has SmartTrack™ auto exercise recognition to make tracking your workouts simpler than ever. If you nab one for your tech lover and yourself, you can compete in daily challenges, which makes staying active a lot more fun.
Most Wi-Fi routers just have two antennas, but the Google OnHub has 13, which should tell you just how advanced this sleek cylinder is. When high traffic slows down regular Wi-Fi connections, OnHub will scan the environment and switch to a different, faster channel, so users can spend more time doing what they want online.
It lets you manage everything from your internet connection to your home's smart bulbs, and updates automatically to ensure you're always ahead of the curve with new technology. Features also include guest network creation and IFTTT, so you can create simple commands to automate basic tasks and devices throughout your home.
The Roku Express gives you fast HD streaming on any TV in your home without a monthly subscription. It's a simple, affordable way to turn a regular TV into a smart TV, and users enjoy access to over 350,000 movies and TV episodes from more than 3,500 paid and free channels, including Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Video.
Search is also unbiased with the Roku remote, so you'll be able find the cheapest (or even free) content available. Plus, the Roku Express is compatible with all HDMI ports.
If your tech lover is also a foodie, this is a fantastic gift for them. The Smoking Gun Handheld Food Smoker allows you to infuse food and drinks with natural smoky flavors—without firing up the smoker. You can fill it with your choice of combustibles to get the specific flavor you want.
You might even want to put the recipient of this gift in charge of Christmas dinner that night, as it would only be fair to let them try out their new toy. Did someone say crème brûlée?
Technology can make mundane tasks you do every day, like washing your face, a lot more exciting. Clarisonic brushes have long been a favorite of skincare addicts, and now they're available in a more masculine design for men who want cleaner skin and a closer shave.
Regardless of the model, all Clarisonic devices take your cleansing to the next level by lifting more dirt and oil from your skin than you can with soap and water alone.
Cozmo has a unique personality that expresses realistic emotions in response to your actions, making it fun for children and adults alike. It'll even give you a little nudge when it wants to play. Anyone who receives Cozmo as a gift this holiday season will be transfixed by its curiosity, self-awareness and playfulness. The more you hang out with it, the more it'll bond with you—so get ready to make a new friend.
The holidays are about more than gifts, but it's always fun to spoil those closest to you—especially when you get to play with the gadgets.
If you've ever given any of these suggestions as gifts to a tech lover in your circle, did they love it as much as you thought they would? Let us know in the comments if it lived up to your expectations.