Last-Minute Tech Gifts for Anyone

It’s not too late to find the perfect gift. These items will be a big hit with your family and friends. Plus, they all ship quickly (especially if you have Amazon Prime).


Echo Dot

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This device may be compact, but it sure does a lot. The small speaker comes equipped with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, so you can play music, control smart home devices, check the weather, set alarms, and more—all through voice control. You can even request an Uber or order pizza from Domino’s through the Echo Dot.

To buy: $50,


Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

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You could call this new camera from Polaroid, the 2016 version of its original models. The lightweight and compact size makes it easy to tote around everywhere. The built-in printer will produce color two-by-three-inch photos, and the camera will also save a digital version for you. Choose from black, blue, pink, purple, and white.

To buy: $100,

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Darth Vader USB Charger

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The Star Wars fan in your life will never be caught with a dead phone again, thanks to this Darth Vader portable charger. It runs on AA batteries, so it’s easy to use and reuse. Plus, it will add some fun to a desk, car, or wherever they need it most.

To buy: $19,


Clocky Alarm Clock on Wheels

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This is for the friend who tends to oversleep. Once they hit snooze, the clock will roll off the nightstand and wheel around the bedroom until they get out of bed and turn it off. They might think it’s cruel, but you can’t say it isn’t effective.

To buy: $40,


Furbo Dog Camera

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If your friend hates leaving her dog at home alone, this camera might make her feel a little bit better. She can check in on her pup through the HD camera (it has a 120-degree angle view and night vision), as well as talk and listen to her dog through the built-in microphone and speakers. The best part? With the help of the accompanying smartphone app, she can toss out a treat, too.

To buy: $224,

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urBeats Wired In-Ear Headphone

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Sure, you can buy cheap headphones at the drugstore, but chances are they’ll break after a couple months of use. Invest in this in-ear pair that has buttons to take calls and control music. The cables are tangle-free, so you’ll never have to painstakingly unknot them when you dig them out of your bag. The gold detail adds a little bit of everyday glam to your listening routine.

To buy: $100,


Kindle for Kids

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Whether the kid in your life is a voracious reader or needs some encouraging on that front, they’ll love a Kindle made just for them. This one is just like the other models, but it has some added kid-friendly features like no sponsored screensavers and no backlight (so they can’t read when they’re supposed to be sleeping). Plus, it comes equipped with Kindle FreeTime, which helps parents set reading goals, track progress, and control browsing and purchasing.

To buy: $100,


Crosley Turntable

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There’s nothing like listening to music on vinyl. This turntable also connects to Bluetooth, so you can take advantage of the stereo speakers to stream music on your phone, tablet, or computer when you’re not playing records. Choose from a variety of colors like green, pink, dark blue, orange, red, black, and more.

To buy: $74,

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Tile Slim

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This is a must-have for anyone who always misplaces his phone or wallet. The thin device can be attached to phones, tablets, or laptops with an adhesive that’s sold separately. It can also be tucked into a wallet or pocket. The little device connects to an app to tell you exactly where the item is. Still can't find it? Use the app to make the Tile ring.

To buy: $30,