Stumped about what you get your man or geek in your life for Valentine's day? I compiled a short list of some cool tech gifts that is sure to make any geek happy.
The Kinivo ZX120 rechargeable speaker with a longer built-in cable and extended battery life for up to 10 hours of continuous playback at high-volume, providing a more reliable, 360-degree audio source to last as long as you do. The ZX120’s uniquely designed expandable bass resonator produces monumental sound, compatible with any device bearing a standard 3.5mm port. Connect multiple speakers to amplify your music for maximum audio anytime, anywhere. Kinivo’s portable ZX120 mini speakers are available for $19.99 on Amazon.com.
iGrill Mini- A pocket-sized smart bluetooth thermometer that allows you to master your grilling techniques with the help of an app. It's currently the only bluetooth grilling thermometer on the market. The iGrill Mini retails for $39.99 and you can purchase it on their site.
olloclip iPhone 5/5s 4-IN-1 lens system: Fisheye, Wide-Angle, 10x Macro and 15x Macro- The olloclip lens system is perfect for those who take pictures with their iPhone 5 as their main camera. It comes with caps, bag, and iPod touch 5th Generation adapter and retails for $69.99 on their site.
Moto X- Though I am not usually a fan of giving a significant other a phone I recently received the Moto X in the Ebony finish for review. I've shown this phone to a few of my guy friends and they really dig the wood grain look. It operates like most other smartphones with an android OS but the sleek design and wood finish sets this apart from other ones on the market. The Moto X is available at AT&T for $79.00 with a 2 year contract.
The Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery- This accessory turns your iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, and iPod touch (5th generation) running iOS 7 into a mobile console gaming experience. It’s easy to use – simply insert your device into the controller (as you would with a standard case) to unlock additional capabilities, including roughly doubling your battery capacity.The Logitech PowerShell Controller + Battery is currently priced at $99.99 and can be purchased on their site.
SMS by 50 Sport line in ear buds-The new Sport line wireless Bluetooth earbuds are sweat proof and feature secure-fit wings for active users. Additional headphones in the line will also include sweat-proof on-ear and in-ear wired versions. Though these are not scheduled to start shipping till April if your man is patient he will wait for these. They will retail for $159.99 on the SMS Audio site.
Sony Dual core Blu-ray Disc 4K Upscaling player- The 4K upscaling player allows you to stream from over 200 services and has full HD 1080p Blu-ray Disc playback with 2D to 3D conversion. The 4K technology delivers over four times higher quality resolution than Full HD and with the TRILUMINOS Display technology colors are more vibrant. It retails currently for $179.99 and you can purchase it at the Sony site.
Sonos PLAY:1- The Play:1 is a compact wireless speaker that delivers crystal clear HiFi sound. The Play:1 can stream your entire music library, music services, and internet radio from anywhere with your smartphone, tablet or PC/Mac. You can start with just one and add more over time to fill your home with music. The Play:1 retails for for $199.00 on their site and comes in either white or black.
HP ac200w Action Cam-Your man will now be able to record his outdoor adventures hands-free. The Action Camera is equipped with continual Wi-Fi , high resolution, and a 170 degree wide angle lens, and comes with a wristband that can control the device from anywhere.It currently retails for $199.00 on the HP site.
Pebble Steel Smart Watch- The new Pebble Steel is crafted with stainless steel and Corning® Gorilla® Glass, comes with metal and leather straps, and fully compatible with all Pebble apps. The Pebble just started shipping at the end of January and currently retails for $249.00.