8 gifts for tech lovers that aren’t boring black or gray

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For those who don’t consider themselves particularly tech-savvy, it can feel like a real challenge to shop for someone who is always up on the latest gadgets. No one wants to look silly and gift something that’s so last season, after all.

Fortunately, there are tons of great gifts for tech lovers this year, so it’s hard to go wrong. Plus, pick something in a fun color, and you’re bound to get bonus points for creativity.

If you need a no-fail gift for a music lover, consider top-of-the-line noise-canceling headphones, bass-pumping earbuds or even a portable Bluetooth speaker. Want to please someone who spends a lot of time on the computer? Go with an ergonomically designed mouse that also happens to look really cool or a retro-inspired Bluetooth keyboard.

Whatever you decide to purchase, here’s one thing to remember: don’t wait until the last minute. Retailers are already reporting shipping delays, so if you want your gifts for the tech lovers in your life to arrive on time, place your orders ASAP.

Gifts for Tech Lovers

1. Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones, $178

When it comes to headphones, Sony is an industry leader. These Noise Cancelling Headphones are a popular pick that even music and sound snobs will appreciate. They’re available in classic black, but the navy blue hue is so much chicer.

2. Microsoft ARC Mouse, $39.99 (Orig. $79.99)

Yes, the Microsoft ARC Mouse looks way different than traditional ones, but that’s what makes it so special. Not only is the futuristic design a selling point, but customers rave that it’s also really comfortable to use.

3. MOFii Bluetooth Keyboard with Multi Color Retro Typewriter Round Keys, $42.99

Perfect for the tech lover who seemingly has everything, this Bluetooth Keyboard with Multi Color Retro Typewriter Round Keys is fun to look at and to use.

4. JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, $129.95

Whether for traveling or for using at home, you can’t go wrong with this JBL waterproof portable speaker. It’s an Amazon best seller that comes in over 10 colors.

5. Beats Studio Buds, $129.95 (Orig. $149.95)

One last recommendation for the audiophile on your holiday shopping list? These Beats Studio Buds come in the most festive shade of red and deliver really impressive sound, given that they are earbuds.

6. Fitbit Versa 3, $229.95

Lots of people will be paying closer attention to their health and fitness come January, so make things easier for the tech-loving exercise enthusiast with the Fitbit Versa 3. In addition to tracking steps, it monitors heart rate, oxygen saturation, sleep patterns and more.

7. Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 10.4″, 64GB WiFi Tablet Angora Blue, $349

We all know that person who’s an Apple hater. Rather than try to convert them, give them a top-rated tablet they’ll love and appreciate. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite earns high praise from discerning shoppers and comes in the coolest shade of pale blue.

8. Belkin 24W Dual-Port USB-A Wall Charger + 5ft. Lightning to USB-A Cable, $22.47

There isn’t a person out there who can’t use some portable power. This Belkin 24W Dual-Port USB-A Wall Charger comes in pink and silver and includes a Lightning to USB-A Cable.

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