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January 4, 2023

Best gifts for tech enthusiasts 2023

Hi, I'm Jaime Vázquez. I'm a writer, content strategist, and lifelong tech enthusiast. Whether it’s smart home devices, computers, or wearables, I enjoy testing out the latest electronics and finding the best bargains to help readers make economical buying decisions on the latest gadgets.

In this article: Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation), Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld, and Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 4

For home chefs

Breville Joule Sous Vide

The build quality is top-notch. It’s made with durable, stainless steel materials. This features a magnetic base that lets it attach to nearly any pot. The app is easy to navigate and features a visual-doneness feature that lets you see how your food will turn out. Sold by Amazon

Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision Cooker

This is an affordable, entry-level sous vide cooker for those interested in trying the cooking method. Many were impressed by how evenly it cooks a variety of foods. The app is intuitive, and the Bluetooth connection is surprisingly fast.

Sold by Amazon and Home Depot

For musicians and audiophiles

Roadie 3 Smart Automatic Guitar Tuner

This guitar tuner turns the gears for you and senses whether your guitar is tuned correctly based on the strings’ vibrations. It can tune your guitar in around a minute and can be used in the dark, which is perfect for musicians who regularly play gigs.

Sold by Amazon

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation)

The haptic touch controls are easy to use. They have impressive active-noise cancellation features. The spatial audio enhances your favorite songs. The MagSafe charging case extends the battery life throughout the day.

Sold by Amazon

Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Professional Studio Monitor Headphones

These headphones are surprisingly affordable and do an excellent job of blocking noise. They are ideal for those who prefer lossless audio. They’re easy to travel with, thanks to their foldable design.

Sold by Amazon

For streamers and podcasters

Shure SM7B Vocal Dynamic Microphone

Many said they were impressed with the audio quality. This dynamic microphone does a solid job of blocking background noise. This is great for podcasters or anyone who wants to sound great on Zoom calls.

Sold by Amazon

iRig Stream Stereo Audio Interface

This device lets you feed multiple audio inputs into a single output. It’s an excellent choice for Twitch streamers who want to record the audio from the game and their microphone simultaneously. It’s compatible with numerous apps, including YouTube, Facebook, Skype, and Instagram.

Sold by Amazon

Lume Cube Video Conference Lighting Kit

This clips onto your laptop to provide top-notch lighting for video calls or streams. It is surprisingly easy to set up and use. It has numerous light settings. It costs significantly less than professional lighting solutions.

Sold by Amazon

For gamers

Nintendo Switch OLED Model

The Switch is ideal for gamers on the go. It has an enormous library of games, including many retro games and kid-friendly titles. It can be used as an at-home or portable console. You can control many games with motion controls, a touchscreen, or a standard console controller.

Sold by Amazon

Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld

This Steam Deck competitor lets you play hundreds of games using the cloud. It integrates with numerous cloud-based game libraries, including Xbox Cloud Gaming and NVIDIA GeForce Now. It features a seven-inch 1080p touchscreen.

Sold by Amazon

Falcon Dust Compressed Air

Compressed air makes a surprisingly great stocking stuffer for gamers. This product is essential for keeping your gaming equipment clean and functioning correctly.

Sold by Amazon

For people who are always on the go

Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker

This is ideal for keeping track of your keys, backpack, and other items. It’s available in black or white. You can find items nearby as long as you’re in Bluetooth range or look at your item’s last-known location if you’re far away. It has an impressive 250-foot Bluetooth range.

Sold by Amazon

Apple Air Tag

This is an ideal gift for iOS users. The Find My network lets you find items out of your Bluetooth range. Its built-in speaker lets you use alert tones to find it. It features a sleek design. Many use it on their dogs’ collars to keep track of their pets.

Sold by Amazon

Anker PowerCore 10000 Portable Charger

This compact portable charger can power two devices simultaneously via USB-C or USB-A. It charges fully within around three hours. It’s an ideal stocking stuffer for those who travel often. Many were impressed with Anker’s top-notch customer service.

Sold by Amazon

Kindle Scribe

Amazon’s newest Kindle device lets you read and take notes. It features a large, anti-glare screen. It can be purchased with a standard pen or a premium pen with an eraser and shortcut button. It’s available with up to 64 gigabytes of storage.

Sold by Amazon

For work-from-home warriors

Fesciory Super Clean Keyboard Cleaning Slime

This keyboard slime four-pack can be used to clean keyboards, mice, steering wheels, and more. It comes with brushes, blowers, and cloths you can use to keep your keyboard clean. Many were impressed with how well it works and how great it smells.

Sold by Amazon

Screen Mom Screen Cleaner Kit

This kit is ideal for TVs, laptops, desktop monitors, phones, and tablets. It cleans screens without leaving streaks or scratches. This kit includes a screen-cleaning solution and a microfiber towel. It is alcohol-free and unscented.

Sold by Amazon

Samsung M8 Computer Monitor

The M8 is bigger and badder than the Mac Studio Display on many technical scales, and it’s half the price. The Mac Studio is still great, but the M8 has AirPlay and several built-in apps that are great if you use it as a streaming screen.

Sold by Amazon

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 4

This device is compatible with Google Voice Assistant, making it easy to control hands-free. Operation is straightforward, and the outer case is durable. It features 64GB of storage and 4GB of RAM. The battery lasts around 12 hours on a single charge.

Sold by Amazon

TP-Link Kasa Smart Plugs

These devices are one of the easiest ways to take your virtual assistant to the next level. They can be used to control fans, lights, and more. These smart plugs are compact and easy to use. They’re compatible with smart home routines. 

Sold by Amazon

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