For the gadgeteer that has everything, it is usually impossible to buy them something from the tech side that he or she does not already know about or already own.
If you like to be adventurous, and insist on taking the chance of buying that special gadget for that special someone, then some of these ideas might be worth checking out.
Like any list, this is nowhere near complete, but a couple of these are pretty funny, and we think they could be the perfect hit for the right person. Even if you do not like the idea of any of these for the holidays, they are sure to go on sale after the new year.
Tell us some of your favorite weird and unusual tech gadgets. What is the weirdest or most exclusive gadget you have received or given?
On sale exclusively at PetSmart for $249.99, the Motorola Scout1 Wi-Fi Pet Monitor is basically a Wi-Fi camera that has two-way audio capability and the ability to monitor your pet from anywhere. Compatible with iOS and Android, the applications allow to control the camera, pan, tilt, and zoom in to keep an eye on your family pet.
Do you like toast? Do you really, really like toast? The Plush Toast Wireless Speaker is also a tablet holder and it also features standard audio input for tablets that might not actually have Bluetooth connectivity (though we are hard pressed to actually think of a recent tablet without that ability). On sale through ThinkGeek for just $29.99, the Plush Toast Wireless Speaker will play your tunes while you play on your tablet and think of toast.
This item is not just an extra battery. The One Year Smartphone Backup Battery is exactly that. This 2400mAh battery retains 97% of its charge after sitting on the shelf for one year. It is a little smaller than a pack of gum, has an LED flashlight built in along with an emergency beacon.
The R2-D2 USB Car Charger may be the droid you are looking for. Plug this little guy into your cigarette lighter in the car, and use the droid’s two USB ports to charge your stuff. This one is a little bit of a special item, $49.99 with a limit of two per customer.