Looking for a fun way to surprise the tech lover in your life this Valentine's Day? We're here to help with our unique gift guide that encompasses everything from smart mood lighting and key finders to fitness trackers and amazing speakers.
Give the gift of amazing audio with a SONOS speaker of your choice. These unique speakers connect over WiFi and are controlled from an app on your device that allows additional SONOS speakers to be connected simultaneously. Steam the same songs throughout your house or play a different tune in each room! For something a little more compact and easy to move around the house, the SONOS Play:1 offers crisp and clear audio starting at $195. You can always opt for one with more power like the PLAY:3 or all-new PLAY:5 if they're a real audiophile. The SONOS Playbar is also a great addition to any home theater setup for those cuddle-on-the-couch moments.
Philips Hue A19 Starter Kit
Set the mood around your home for many future date nights to come with a Philips Hue starter kit. This bundle includes 3 HomeKit-compatible Hue bulbs to set up anywhere around your home that can be controlled easily from your smartphone. Create lighting scenes to save and use again (perfect for home theater setups) or simply adjust the colors to suit any scenario. Grab this starter kit for $195!
Surprise that special someone with a new Apple Watch to better manage their busy lifestyle! With instant access to notifications and the ability to track daily activities, the Apple Watch is an essential tool for any Apple fan. There are various watch bands to consider — not just in red — including flexible sport bands, stainless steel Milanese loops, classic leather buckles, link bracelets, and much more. Classier models, such as the Hermès and gold Edition are also an option for those with fancier tastes. The basic 38mm version starts at $349 while the larger 42mm goes for $399.
iGlove Touchscreen Winter Gloves
Staying warm is important, but so is staying connected. These unisex winter gloves are designed to work with your smartphone's touchscreen using a special conductive material at the fingertips. Available in a variety of colors, they're an excellent and affordable ($5.99) option to consider gifting while temperatures are still low.
Fitbit Charge HR
A healthy couple is a happy couple! This high performance wristband rocks an OLED display for all your activity tracking, whether it be steps taken, overall distance, floors climbed, or quality of sleep. Along with caller ID, you can sync up the Fitbit Charge HR to your phone or computer to monitor your stats, goals, food, trends, and achievements. Starting at $120 for the plum option, it's the perfect gift for the significant other who loves to stay active!
Jaybird X2 Sport Wireless Headphones
If your squeeze is in need of a new pair of quality headphones the Jaybird X2's are a home run, providing up to 8 hours of skip-free music over a Bluetooth connection. Not only are they sweat proof, they sport memory foam ear tips that are designed to stay in place whether you're running, walking, or lifting. The headphones also come with a range of earbuds and loops to ensure they'll fit practically any ear size and shape. Choose from a variety of colors starting at $140.
Polaroid Cube HD
This colorful little camera is the perfect companion to capture your adventures together — rain or shine. Capable of recording 1080p HD video and snapping 6MP stills with its 124° wide angle lens, the Polaroid Cube uses a magnet on the bottom to mount to any metal surface, eliminating the need for straps or makeshift bands (although attachments are available). The Cube supports 32GB Micro-SD cards and is completely shockproof and weather resistant. Priced at just $99, it's a great camera to gift this Valentine's Day.
Tile Item Finder
We all misplace important items like our keys and phones, causing us to retrace our steps until they're found. This accessory is perfect for those occasions of forgetfulness, especially if its more common of an occurrence than you'd like to admit. The Tile is a small Bluetooth tracker that utilizes an easy-to-use app for tracking any items you've attached to it. The app helps you locate your items by sound or see its last known location on a map. A single Tile goes for $25, but larger packs of 4, 8, and 12 are also available.
Why not Apple TV (and chill) this Valentine's Day? The 2015 Apple TV brings all the mobile apps you love to the big screen, whether it's Netflix, Hulu, or your favorite games. The Siri Remote features a touch surface, Bluetooth 4.0, accelerometer, and gyroscope that makes finding what you want to watch easier than ever. Apple TV is also a great way to share all your photos and video via iCloud conveniently and easily. You can grab either the 32GB version for $149 or opt for the larger 64GB for $199.
UE BOOM Wireless Speaker
This portable Bluetooth speaker is designed to provide excellent quality audio while maintaining a travel-friendly design. The UE Boom's 360-degree speaker pushes your tunes in every direction and features colorful skin choices with a plasma coating that's both water- and stain-resistant. Its rechargeable battery offers up to 15 hours of life and the speaker can even take your phone calls from up to 50 feet. For some extra punch, add a second UE Boom to the mix for stereo sound through the UE BOOM app. The black option starts at $118 with other color combinations available for slightly more.
Pad & Quill Accessories
Whether you're gifting a quality leather case for an iPhone 6s or a unique travel case for the Apple Watch, you can find it all at Pad&Quill. Their products are sourced from natural elements and constructed by hand, providing plenty of elegant options for iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, and Apple Watches. Their popular Luxury Pocket Stand for Apple Watch comes in Cherry Wood, Exotic Sapele, and American Walnut, starting at $72.
Amazon Gift Card
Sometimes the best gift is letting your love pick for themselves. With millions of products to choose from along with some amazing services like Amazon Prime, Prime Video, and Prime Music, an Amazon gift card can go a long way. Available in amounts ranging from $25 to $200, this card comes wrapped in a gold heart box for some Valentine's Day flare.
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