Whether for yourself or as a gift, these unique gadgets should bring a smile to your face. We’ve included a drone, new audio entrant, and even Spider-Man.
A New Lighting Experience
LIFX's Mini light collection features three kinds of bulbs: Color, Day & Dusk, and White. Each offers 16 million colors, voice control, and much more. The LIFX Mini isn't the most exciting item on our list, but we love it nonetheless.
- Lifespan: 22.8 years
- 800 Lumens; Color temperature: 2,500 to 9,000K
- Available in packs of one, four, and six
With Sonos, There's Only One
Until Apple releases its HomePod speaker, the next best thing is the Sonos One, which arrived on the scene in late 2017. The speaker, available in white and black, is capable of supporting multiple voice services and can play music, podcasts, audiobooks, and other content from more than 80 streaming services.
- Will eventually support Apple AirPlay 2, Google Assistant, and Amazon Alexa
- Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Pandora, SiriusXM, and TuneIn support on Day 1
- Use with the Sonos app
Immersive and Intelligent Spidey
With tons of content, Sphero's Spider-Man will keep you entertained for years. Double press the spider button and ask him a question, then sit back and wait for the ingenious answer. Are those eyes moving? Yes, they are.
- Fight Baddies
- Team up with Spidey and go on interactive missions to fight his infamous enemies.
- Full of Surprises
- Spidey has more easter eggs than the Easter Bunny. What will you find?
The New Entrant
Shinola, the Detroit-based watch company, has now entered the crowded audio market with a new lineup of headphones, including the Canfield On-Ear and Canfield Over-Ear. Each model is available in various styles and price points.
- Includes a custom 40mm dynamic transducer
- Memory foam earpads encased with lambskin
- Top Grain leather and stainless steel components
JUUK Remains Our Fav
The latest Apple Watch band collection from JUUK Designs is made of 6000 series hard anodized aluminum. Available in multiple styles, color combinations the JUUK Vitero is sure to turn a lot of heads.
- It has a solid 316L stainless steel double push-button butterfly deployment buckle
- Fits wrist sizes up to 217mm (8.54 inches)
- All bands come with a tool for easy link removal
- 55 grams
This Small, Compact Drone is Perfect for Beginners
Drones are quickly becoming less expensive and even easier to use. The DJI Spark is a small, compact drone great for kids and beginners. Along with capturing 1080p video, it can snap 12-megapixel photos while the air. And the Spark offers a number of other great features including QuickShot and ActiveTrack that will automatically recognize a subject and keep it in the frame while following.
- Use the companion app or even hand gestures to control the drone in flight.
- Can fly for up to 16 minutes on a single charge.