Next-Level Home-Tech Gifts
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Fellow Ode Brew Coffee Grinder ($299)
It may be the most beautiful grinder we’ve ever seen, but purposeful details are what make the Ode ideal for pour-over enthusiasts: pro-grade stainless-steel burrs for a uniform grind, a knocker to get every precious particle out, and a quiet motor that won’t disturb sleeping housemates.
ReMarkable 2 Tablet ($399)
For the friend who still scribbles lists on Post-its, the ReMarkable 2 bridges the gap between analog and digital. Take handwritten notes free from the distractions of e-mail and social media, then convert them to text and sync to your devices.
Tineco Pure One S11 Cordless Vacuum ($350)
Small but mighty, the wireless Pure One S11 packs 130 watts of suction into a light and compact frame, and rests in the included wall charger between uses. Troubleshooting is a breeze, thanks to an LED display that signals tangles and blockages.
Beast B10 Blender ($155)
The B10 has a single button and performs a single task: whipping up a perfect smoothie. The 1,000-watt motor blends ingredients in less than a minute, while the spartan design makes it eye candy for your countertop.
Judy Portable Power Station ($995)
With extreme weather becoming more common, the electrical grid is often just a storm away from letting you down no matter where you live. The 1,000-watt Judy has ten DC, AC, and USB ports to power just about anything you throw at it, including your phone, laptop, and flashlights.
Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 Pro Kit ($260)
Apartment dwellers can cultivate their own produce with this mini garden. An app (Android and iOS) controls the overhead LED panel, and a four-liter tank provides a month’s worth of water to the nine plant pods, which can be filled with the company’s more than 75 mostly organic herbs, fruits, and veggies.
Oculus Quest 2 Virtual-Reality Headset ($299 and up)
Who doesn’t need an escape on occasion? Watch live concerts, play video games, or work out with Oculus’s latest VR headset. It features spatial surround sound, a lightning-fast processor, and 50 percent more pixels than its predecessor.