10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family

Whether you’re hosting a family dinner or just inviting your friends over for a night out, today’s roundup will introduce you to some of the best tech gadgets you can use to impress your friends and family. From the latest DJI drone to the IKEA speaker that’s also an air purifier, we have tried to add products that truly stand out in theme and functionality. So, if you’re wondering which gadget to buy next, these 10 products can definitely be a part of your wishlist.

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Most of these tech gadgets are great to have at home with some of them being a perfect must have for your next outdoor vacation. With these in your possession, you’re bound to impress friends and family. And with us slowly entering the final quarter, maybe it’s also worth having some of these added to your holiday shopping list.

1. The new DJI Mini SE is a must have for those who simply love exploring aerial photography. With this one weighing less a smartphone, it’s even easier to carry it on the go.

The DJI Mini SE product design

This new DJI drone weighs about 8.8oz, which is currently lighter than many smartphones. The drone also comes with a 3-axis motorized gimbal that will give you top-of-the-line camera stability and clear footage. Creating aerial videos quickly and easily just got better with the DJI Mini SE.

You can purchase this product soon for only $299 USD.

2. Make your outdoor camping vacations or just a day out in the wild with friends with the EcoFlow RIVER outdoor power station.

EcoFlow RIVER outdoor power station on a work desk

Thanks to the whopping 288 Wh capacity, this power station can actually charge ten devices at once. In fact, the patented X-Stream Technology can charge your devices from 0% to 80% in less than an hour. Overall, the compact design which is slightly larger than a toaster is perfect for carrying on the go.

You can get yours from the official website for $349 USD.

3. If you are planning to treat your friends with special treats this summer, the Ninja CREAMI is a must have for your kitchen.

Ninja CREAMI frozen treat maker in gray and black

The Ninja CREAMI frozen treat maker comes with seven 1-touch programs including Ice Cream, Sorbet, Gelato, Milkshake, Smoothie Bowl, Lite Ice Cream, and Mix-in. With these programs and a special blade, this frozen treat makers will give you a smooth, creamy consistency.

You can get yours from the official website for $199.99 USD.

4. The machine learning induced camera is what makes the new Nest doorbell worth having at home.

Nest doorbell in white

Whether it’s a person, package, animal, or vehicle, the Nest smart doorbell can recognize whenever someone/something is at your door. The doorbell also comes with a microphone and speaker so that you can easily answer your door from anywhere. Most importantly, even when there’s a power shortage, the Nest doorbell can still record for about an hour.

You can pre-order the doorbell from the official website for $179.99 USD.

5. You’ve probably seen a lot of side tables but surprising your friends and family with one that also serves as an air purifier will be new, thanks to the IKEA STARKVIND smart air purifier and side table.

IKEA STARKVIND air purifier in white

This side table from IKEA also comes with a three-filter system that captures large particles like hair and dust and smaller particles that measure less than 2.5 micrometers. You can also remove pollutants and bad smells with this smart air purifier. Additionally, it has five fan speeds that you can control and schedule via the IKEA Home app.

You can get this purifier from the official website (October 2021) for $129 USD.

6. You’ve probably grown your indoor plants in beautiful planters all this while. Thanks to Modern Sprout Smart Landscape Growframe, you can now do the same through a picture frame.

The smart landscape glowframe on a wall

The Glowframe is a cool, frame-shaped grow light that helps low-to-bright light seeking plants grow. You can use this frame to not just grow your greens but also light up the dimly lit areas of your home. All you have to do is mount this grow frame to the wall, add plants, and connect to the Modern Sprout App. Thereafter, just watch your plants grow in style.

You can grab yours from the official website for $259 USD.

7. Entertain your pets with the Petcube Bites 2 Lite. This smart pet camera makes a great conversation starter, thanks to the treat dispenser and 2-way talk system.

Petcube Bites 2 Lite in action

The new Petcube Bites 2 Lite lets you dispense treats remotely or even on autoplay and makes a great pet accessory for pet owners. Along with the pet treat dispenser, the device also works as a smart camera with a 160-degree view. It also comes with night vision for 24-hour surveillance. Even when you are not home, you can still talk to your pet with the 2-way talk system.

You can grab yours from Amazon for $99.95 USD.

8. If there was a speaker that looks great, it has got to be the Sony LSPX-S3 glass sound speaker with a candle-like LED light.

Sony LSPX-S3 on a table

This speaker plays 360 degrees sound and adds a candlelit glow to any room. Additionally, the entire organic glass tube vibrates which delivers clear sound in all directions. Most importantly, the stylish satin finish and elegant glass tube will definitely make this glass sound speaker a great addition for your living room.

This product is coming soon for $349.99 USD from the official website.

9. When you’re inviting friends and family, you will want the steak to be cooked right. With the MEATER Plus wireless smart meat thermometer, you can ensure the temperature’s always perfect!

MEATER Plus smart thermometer by a steak platter

This wireless meat thermometer comes with a 165-foot range. So, you can easily keep this on and let your steak cook even when you are not in the kitchen. The 100% wireless design makes it fuss-free at the same time. And the 2 sensors let you monitor the internal meat temperature as well as the oven or grill temperature. 

You can get yours from the official website for $99 USD.

10. If you want to entertain your guests with an indoor gaming experience like no other, go for this PHANTOM wooden robotic chessboard that blends quality craftsmanship with technology.

PHANTOM chessboard on a table

This chessboard consists of solid wood pieces and a wooden board. The sensor array technology detects the location of each piece and makes the gameplay super fun with automatic movements. In fact, the mechanism can move each piece silently and smoothly across the board, in response to your voice or another player’s actions across the globe.

You can pre-order this chessboard from Indiegogo, starting from $429 USD.

Considering the coolness of all of these gadgets, it’s bound to generate conversation among your friends and family. So, which one would you bring home soon? Share with us in the comments below.

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