‘Tis the season to stalk all the shiny new tech gadgets! Whether you’re compiling your own wish list, or looking for something sleek and novel to get for your most discerning friend, the Holidays are a great time to familiarize yourself with all the glossy digital doodads out there. Have you been looking for something to print out all your phone photos for a change? (Yes!) How about a piece of luggage that also serves as a portable charging station. (Of course!) Are you due for a smartphone upgrade and want the coolest model out there? (Naturally!) We here at Bustle have taken on the work of searching for you, by compiling some of the coolest, most useful, and most stylish tech gadgets we’re obsessing over.
You can thank us later ; ).
This edition of the Amazon Echo Plus will basically become your in-home personal assistant. Call or message anyone, listen to music, and order literally anything you can dream of with a simple shout-out to Alexa. That includes, “Hey, Alexa! Do all my holiday shopping!”
With bluetooth connectivity, you can sync this compact little printer up to your smartphone to print mini sticker versions of your favorite snaps. Even better — no ink cartridges required!
This latest version of the Galaxy Note is everything we need, with a sleek S Pen, Infinity Display, water resistance, and a battery that can charge quickly and wirelessly. If that isn’t enough, the professional-grade camera with its many filters is enough to make you Instafamous.
This stylish portable mini speaker pairs with your phone to play music when you’re on the go. Whether you’re riding your bike or heading to your friend’s place for eggnog, it’s a great tool to bring the holiday tunes with you anywhere you roam.
This sleek suitcase isn’t just a cute, lightweight tank for all your luggage. It has a removable battery and two USB ports for you to charge your phone. Better yet: You can actually track its whereabouts with a mobile app. Lost luggage is a thing of the past!
Photos: Lauren Perlstein, Prop stylist: Donnie Myers for Defacto Inc, Creative director: Dana Leonetti, Editor: Arielle Dachille