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24 Tech Gadgets You Never Knew You Needed To Gift Yourself This Season

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1. A silicone facial cleansing brush with adjustable modes that competes with expensive luxury brands.

A silicone bristle head brush in a fancy soap dish–like holder
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $29.97 (available in three colors).

2. A smart toothbrush that'll not only ensure you don't miss a spot, but will also make the chore of brushing your teeth fun and satisfying!

The brush, replacement head, case, packaging, and phone with app loaded
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $64.99 (available in two colors).

3. A smartphone printer so that you won't need a Polaroid camera to get instant hipster shots to hang on your string lights.

The pink rectangular printer printing out a small photo
Kayla Boyd/BuzzFeed

Check out BuzzFeed Shopping editor Kayla Boyd's full review of the Instax printer!

Get it from Amazon for $99.99+ (available in three colors and with or without film included).

4. A karaoke microphone you can use to entertain your kids or — let's be honest — yourself.

A sleek, metallic microphone with a thick base with controls and buttons
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in 11 colors).

5. Or a fully portable karaoke system if you've got a bit more space to dedicate to your budding singing career.

Industrial-looking speakers and a phone with Apple Music up
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

6. Bluetooth sunglasses that double as headphones for people who always seem to lose their earbuds!

The gray rounded sunglasses
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $149.

7. An MP3 player that's perfect if you don't like to deal with your phone while out on a run or running errands.

Tiny, rectangular MP3 player with silicon buttons
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

8. A giant projector screen for everyone who misses going to the movies. With this, you can host socially distanced movie nights with your friends or entertain your kids after a long day of virtual learning!

The 20 foot inflatable screen next to a person for scale
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $229.95.

9. And a mini projector to get your movie night set up!

rectangular mini projector
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $79.99.

10. A color-changing Bluetooth speaker with six different color modes that change just by touching the speaker. It also has an automatic timer so you can fall asleep with it on, and you can answer phone calls on it if your phone is connected.

A hand on the lamp lit up in blue. Graphics say "Bluetooth, table lamp, tf card, FM radio, music, LED light, hands-free, hang up"
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $25.95.

11. A super-cute, retro smartphone magnifier in the shape of a classic TV you can use to watch movies or YouTube videos (like trailers for WandaVision or I Love Lucy reruns!) on your phone.

Uncommon Goods, uncommongoods.com

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $39.

12. An adorable speaker and alarm clock you can actually design the pixel art of to personalize your nightstand. There's nothing like some cute art to start your morning!

Mini computer with a tiny screen with pixel art of a sun and cloud and six keyboard keys
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $94.90+ (available in five colors).

13. A smart stress ball that not only alleviates stress but also tracks your grip strength and provides fun games for you to play against friends.

The ball and a phone open to the app with exercise instructions
Uncommon Goods

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $40.

14. An instant camera with a price comparable to last night's takeout.

The small black and silver camera with an image printing from the side
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $25.

15. A smart wake-up light to make it easier to get out of bed now that daylight savings means it's still dark when you wake up.

The round light with a clock at the bottom
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

16. And a white noise machine that fits in the palm of your hand to make it easier to fall asleep, even when your roommates are being obnoxiously loud.

The black square white noise machine
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

17. A massage seat cushion so you can turn working from home into a spa day.

The black heated memory foam cushion with controller
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

18. A smart watch with a price tag at a small fraction of similar watches'. It tracks steps, distance, calories burned, active time, and sleep status, and also alerts you of messages or when you've been stationary for too long so you don't accidentally find yourself watching TV for five straight hours!

Thin band watch with a digital face with the time and date and battery
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $25.98 (available in 14 colors).

19. An adorable Animal Crossing–themed Nintendo Switch with a super-cute design and pastel Joy-Cons. Yeah, it's a splurge, but think of all the game nights you can have!

Nintendo Switch with an "Animal Crossing" design on the dock and two Joy-Cons next to it
Target

Get it from Target for $299.99.

20. A fast-heating foot spa with Jacuzzi bubbles that'll be a godsend if work keeps you on your feet all day. It includes removable massage rollers and keeps the water at the perfectly temperature while you relax!

plastic foot spa filled with bubbling water
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $57.99.

21. A phone sanitizer that claims to use germicidal UV-C bulbs to kill 99.99% of bacteria and germs AND charges your phone.

Phone case with light at top and space for a phone at bottom with a charging cord coming out of the side
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $79.95.

22. An endlessly reusable smart notebook with pages that erase with WATER (I know), and easy uploading of your notes to your computer or phone with the accompanying app.

The black spiral notebook with a pen and microfiber cloth
Amazon

You can even divide your notes by subject using the symbols in the book: Just assign symbols to subjects at the front of the notebook, then mark the correct symbols on future pages of notes! The notebooks erase with damp cloths and work with Pilot FriXion pens, which also have an eraser on them. The newest version of the app can actually type out (!!) your written notes! Call up the Jonas Brothers; we're in the year 3000.

Get it from Amazon for $24.64+ (available in two sizes and eight colors).

23. A Bluetooth banana phone to add a little quirk to your home and life.

Cellphone next to a plastic banana with small buttons and speakers
Uncommon Goods

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $40.

24. A mug warmer that keeps your coffee and tea hot all day for people who pour coffee then totally forget about it.

A steaming mug on a small white warming base
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in two colors).

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