Throughout the year, we’ve been testing and trying all sorts of gadgets — from Apple watches to chargers — to find the very best ones that are actually worth your money. No matter if you’re shopping for someone who doesn’t want to deal with hassles of a complex setup, someone who might be a bit clumsy when it comes to new tech or even someone who doesn’t know what they want, we have you covered. Below, check out the best tech gifts you can grab at Amazon.
Upgrade almost any existing garage door opener with MyQ, which lets you open and close your garage from your smartphone. You can add up to three additional users to your account, and MyQ’s app will even alert you whenever you’ve accidentally left the garage open.
Where the Anker PowerCore 13000 shone most was in charging capacity. It boasts 13,000mAh, which is enough to fully charge an iPhone 11 two and a half times. Plus, it has two fast-charging USB Type-A ports so you can juice a pair of devices simultaneously.
This sleek charging pad makes powering up your devices simpler than ever. Just place your phone on top of the pad (case and all) and you’re good to go. It’s compatible with a wide variety of smartphones and even works with Apple AirPods.
The Arlo Wired Video Doorbell has a sleek design and is easy to set up, plus it gives you clear video, a multitude of settings to fine-tune the video quality, and an affordable price.
The Fire HD 8 Plus can handle a host of everyday tasks and access Amazon's library of content, including streaming movies and TV shows, e-reading and even some light gaming. It can do a lot, but know that the Amazon App Store is limited.
Our pick for the best DIY home security system, the second-generation Ring Alarm combines painless, customizable installation with a wide-ranging feature set, and optional 24/7 monitoring available for $10 per month. During our testing, we didn’t run into any issues or sensor errors.
The Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 offers very impressive performance for a relatively low cost. This lightweight camera is ideal for laptop users, and it delivers natural colors and a field of view that rival its more pricey competitors in some areas.
The Beats Solo 3 are the best on-ear headphones we've tested thanks to their great overall sound, handy controls and stellar 40-hour battery life. They also come in nine attractive color options.
This soundbar delivers a truly multidimensional audio experience. The ultra-compact design makes it perfect for whatever size space you’re watching in, whether it’s an open living room or a smaller apartment. It’s also a super-affordable option for those looking for a top-quality sound experience.
Whether working from home or spending all day watching Netflix, a good pair of wireless earbuds is a must. These Apple AirPods are a solid option, and they come with a charging case so he can stay connected all day long.
To really get the most out of the nifty Nightstand mode on the Apple Watch, a good stand is a must. This Elago W3 stand looks like the original Macintosh computer, and the Apple Watch makes for a perfect screen. It’s a durable rubber material and weighted quite nicely, and the Apple Watch fits in snugly.
Keep your home office clutter-free with these adhesive cord clips, which boast more than 11,000 5-star ratings. (Be sure to check out more ways to organize your home here.)
Bose’s headphones proved the most comfortable over-ear models in our testing of the best noise-canceling headphones of 2021. We also love their excellent volume-reducing capabilities, crisp playback and strong bass.
Ring recently added the ability for Amazon’s Alexa to answer a doorbell ring and allow the person to leave a message for you. You can also have Alexa deliver an automated response. Either one will answer a doorbell ring after a set amount of time (up to 20 seconds) of your choosing. It’s a good feature on paper, but there’s a problem here. You need to answer the door in the Ring app for it to stop Alexa from intervening. If you’re home and answer the door, you’re not also going to answer the door and the Ring app.
When the home office is beginning to look more like a hoarder’s den, this electronic organizer can come in handy keeping cords, adapters and cables all in one place.
The Petcube is a great tool to stay connected with your dog while you’re away from home. The remote webcam allows you to see what your dog is up to as well as interact with your voice or even dispense treats from afar.
If you want to spend even less on a 1080p monitor, this decently sized HP display features a thin bezel and built-in speakers for maximum viewing and minimum clutter.
For singing in the shower or taking tunes on the go, this portable speaker will surely come in handy. In fact, we think this is the best travel portable speaker out there.
Our pick for best luxury TV delivers vibrant colors and a superbly detailed picture, thanks to its OLED capabilities and 4K resolution. Read more about why it’s our favorite here, and check out our full review here.
The 9th Gen iPad stood out as the best overall option in our testing thanks to a faster processor that crushes everyday tasks with ease. It mixes performance and value in a way that no other tablet can, and tosses in support for core iPad accessories.
The Apple TV 4K is our upgrade pick for best streaming device. It's powered by tvOS and integrates with iTunes and iCloud, allowing you to stream music, photos and videos from your existing library. Plus, if you own compatible Apple devices, such as iPhones, iPads and MacBooks, AirPlay connectivity allows you to wirelessly share content on your big screen. Your shows will look better than ever with 4K, which uses four times more pixels than Full HD, and HDR, which makes for especially vivid colors and detail — and they’ll sound incredible too, thanks to immersive Dolby Atmos audio.
This mouse's ergonomical design is very comfortable and its pretty rose color makes it easy on the eyes to boot. It’s compact enough that it doesn’t take up too much space on a desk, and it really does improve your mood throughout the day.
Samsung’s 27-inch curved monitor doesn’t boast a 4K display, but the 1080p resolution is more than enough to get the job done, along with a curved screen for a better viewing experience.
The 2021 iPad Pro is the fastest tablet we've ever tested and it runs effortlessly through all sorts of tasks — Photoshop exports, video renders, gaming, productivity tasks and streaming all happen without a hitch.