Your 2015 Tech Holiday Gift Guide: 6 Must-Haves for the Tech-Lover in Your Life

The holiday season is practically upon us and if you haven’t planned out all your gifts, don’t worry you’re not alone. We’ve got you covered with our 2015 holiday tech gift guide. It can be hard to think of gifts for mom, gifts for dad, not to mention gifts for a boyfriend. But you can’t go wrong with wearable tech and innovate gadgets. This year, numerous fashion technology wonders have been released. For Christmas gifts that will really knock their socks off, follow this holiday gift guide.

1. Blocks Modular Smartwatch

Image Credit: BLOCKS

Image Credit: BLOCKS

BLOCKS is the world’s first modular smartwatch. Blocks gives you the power to choose what features to include in your smartwatch. BLOCKS breaks away from compromise with its unique design. Start simply with the watchface, also known as the Core, which is a fully functioning smartwatch on its own, then add Modules into the strap to enhance the functionality of your watch. You can choose any Modules you want and connect them together to build a smartwatch unique to you.

Each module contains the technology for a feature such as fingerprint scanning, extra battery, and NFC payments. BLOCKS is an open platform that allows any company or individual to develop Modules. There can be Modules for gaming, sports, healthcare, the workplace, or even experimental ones for academic research. BLOCKS is an impressive alternative to the iWatch and a must-have for tech-lovers this season.

2. The Helix Cuff

Image Credit: Ashley Chloe Inc.

Image Credit: Ashley Chloe Inc.

For a holiday gift that will make life easier and more fashionable, the Helix Cuff is a great idea. The Helix Cuff is the first wearable technology that stores your headphones. In a stylish cuff, a small storage mechanism holds your headphones and keeps them right at your fingertips. Not only is the Helix Cuff fashionable, but it’s also full of technological power. The Helix Cuff’s Bluetooth Earbuds feature the most advanced sound technology in a wearable yet. The Helix Cuff features AptX high-quality audio, Bluetooth 4.1, multipoint connectivity, and cVc noise reduction. All of these features fit into small, wireless headphones for a one-of-a-kind listening experience.

Problems with tangled or lost headphones are over thanks to this wearable tech innovation. For the music-lovers in your life who are always attached to their headphones, this is a thoughtful and useful gift.

3. HidrateMe Smart Water Bottle

Image Credit: Hidrate

Image Credit: Hidrate

HidrateMe is a connected water bottle that keeps track of your water intake and makes sure that you stay hydrated all day long.The bottle is a 24 oz. - 710 ml. reusable water bottle, made out of BPA free Tritan plastic. It's dishwasher safe and comes with a leak proof cap. A sensor stick inside the bottle automatically tracks how much water you drink during the day. The information is sent to the Hidrate app on your phone and glows when it’s time rehydrate. The water bottle’s battery is easily replaceable and sold in most stores. It lasts over a year, so you never need to recharge it.

Health-conscious techies on your Christmas list will be thrilled with this smart holiday gift. The HidrateMe Smart Water Bottle Kickstarter campaign was impressively successful making their water bottle the new tech must-have.

4.  Ario Healthy Lamp

Image Credit: Ario Living

Image Credit: Ario Living

Ario is a WiFi connected lamp and lighting system that mimics the light of the sun to keep your body clock in sync and improve health. Indoor lighting today is unnatural and has a significant impact on our sleep, mood, immune system, weight management, and overall well-being. Ario changes light direction and color throughout the day customized to your schedule. The lamp remembers your settings and learns what you like. Ario will help you wake up naturally, focus, sleep better at night, and reduce stress.

For the tech-lover who’s interested in well-being and smart home products, Ario lighting is a wonderful gift idea.

5. Holga Digital

Image Credit: Holga Digital

Image Credit: Holga Digital

Holga Digital revolutionizes the digital camera by taking things back to vintage style. The Holga Digital is the World’s Most Creative Digital Camera System packed with so many fun features. The camera is designed for everyone from amatuer hobbyists to professional photographers. Many different lenses give you the freedom to create a unique image. The Holga Digital is a high-quality glass optic with F2.8 and F8.0 aperture setting to fit different environment and situation.

For friends and family who have fantastic memories of a Holga camera, this present is perfect. It can also be fun for people getting into photography. Either way, they’ll be wowed with how easy it is to get awesome pictures from this retro camera.

6. Fitbit Charge HR

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Image Credit: Fitbit

The FItbit Charge HR promises to be the best Fitbit yet. With the Fitbit Charge HR, you will be able to monitor your heart rate automatically and continuously to precisely track calorie burn, keep up workout intensity, maximize training and optimize health—all without an uncomfortable chest strap. This wearable helps you keep track of your goals and gives you the information you need to accomplish them.

Best yet, the Fitbit Charge HR has a battery life of 5 days, so you won’t have to constantly worry about charging it. Motivation to get moving is only a look away with this product. For the athlete in your life, this wearable technology bracelet might top the holiday wishlist.

So now that you’ve seen our tech holiday gift guide, what do you think? What wearable technology will make it onto your wishlist? Let us know in the comments below. In the meantime, happy holidays!