Gift guide 2017: Wearables, STEM toys for kids, and top tech picks for teens and adults (free PDF)
When it comes to holiday gift giving, a little inspiration can come in handy. This ebook showcases dozens of tech-themed items for the toddlers, teens, and adults on your list.
From the guide:
PIQ Robot sensor and Everlast strap
The PIQ Robot sensor is paired with an Everlast strap to improve skills in tennis, kiteboarding, golf, skiing, or boxing. Fitness enthusiasts and boxers can link the strap to their smartphone to record and analyze the dimensions of their workout sessions, including the strength and speed of their strokes. PIQ has also created an online community for boxers—the Leaderboards—a dedicated space where they can challenge themselves and each other. $99.
mBot robot kit
The mBot is a STEM Educational Robot Kit that provides hands-on experience in programming, electronics, and robotics. It contains 38 parts that can be assembled in 10 minutes and color-labeled RJ25 ports for convenient wiring. Drag-and-drop graphical programming software makes it easy for the user to learn programming, control the robot, and discover its multiple functions. $99.99.
Vibe bike lights
Vibe bike lights from Light & Motion feature smart sensors that recognize motion and automatically turn on and off when you start or stop biking. They have a powerful, variable pulse light that's designed for maximum traffic visibility day and night. The Vibe Pro HL headlight senses ambient light and pulses in the daytime but remains steady at night. The cable-free USB interface charges in a USB port in 90 minutes. The Vibe Pro HL headlight has 200 lumens and a six-hour run time for $49.99. The Vibe tail light has 50 lumens and a 12-hour run time for $39.99.