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2018 Gadgets for holiday tech lovers

Holiday Gift Guide: Cool Tech Gifts to Give This Holiday Season

One of the easiest gifts to give are cool tech gifts. They’re cool not just because of their looks but because of how they make our lives easier and more fulfilling. Whether your gift giving list is filled with music lovers, home office owners, gadget geeks, or anyone who wants to make their lives a bit smoother, these gifts are sure to delight. We’re sharing a few of the wonderful gifts we discovered at Pepcom. We know we’d love to receive as holiday gifts.

 

2018 Gadgets for holiday tech lovers

  1. Ultimate Ears Bluetooth Speakers – The BOOM3, MEGABOOM3, and WONDERBOOM Bluetooth speakers are definitely on everyone’s lists this holiday season. They are super-portable, boasts a balanced 360° sound, deep bass, one-touch music control, and are water, dust and drop proof. Any of these would be cool tech gifts to give your loved ones this season.
  2. Logitech Pro Ultra Wide Angle HD Webcam – Stay in touch with family and friends with this 1080P HD video webcam that boasts a wide field of view, 4x zoom capabilities, easily connects to your PCs or Macs with no additional software required, effortless pan and tilt capabilities, and so much more.
  3. Aquio X iHome Waterbottle & Bluetooth Speaker – Hydrate your body and soul with this sleek water bottle that quenches your thirst for water and music. The 16oz bottle is BPA-free and boasts double wall insulation. It keeps your beverages cold up to 24 hours and hot up to 14 hours. At the bottom of the bottle is a detachable iHome Bluetooth speaker so you can enjoy music anywhere you go.
  4. WD MyCloud Personal Cloud Storage – in the era of hackings and doxing, it is essential to NOT have personal photos and information roaming around in shared cloud storage. With the WD MyCloud, you can completely back up your computers, smartphones, tablets, at the safety of your home. Available in 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB, and 8TB, you can keep everything safely in one place.
  5. Polaroid Mint Instant Print Digital Camera – Love the feeling of having actual photos? You’ll love this 2-In-1 digital camera and printer. This wonderful, travel-friendly camera allows you to take 16-Megapixel photographs and prints them instantly on 2”x3” sticky-back paper. With 6 easy picture settings, some of which includes vibrant Color, black & white, or vintage effect, you will enjoy making memories.
  6. PureGear Fast Qi Wireless Charging Pad – The horror of a dying phone battery will be a distant memory when you gift this cable-free, fast charging pad. By simply placing your phone on the pad, everyone will enjoy an enhanced charging experience. It is compatible with most Qi-enabled phones and devices, has a micro-USB charging connector, and 10W fast charging. All this makes it perfect charging while traveling. Anyone who owns a smartphone will want this charging pad.

What are your thoughts on these cool tech gifts? Would you love to give or receive them this season?

Pop Icon: Polaroid Pop Instant Digital Camera with TouchScreen Display

Remember the days of waiting for your Polaroid pictures to magically develop? While those days of shaking your Polaroid pictures are long gone, you can still experience the magic of instantly seeing your photos develop, but with a digital spin. The Polaroid Pop instant digital camera boasts a touchscreen display that makes it ideal for capturing all of your favorite moments in the 3.5 x 4.25″ instantly and with the Polaroid border format you grew up to love. We love that combination of the modern digital technology and the old school Polaroid technology. So just as before, all you have to do is just pose, snap and print your pictures — no computer or printer required!

What are some of the features you can enjoy with the Polaroid Pop Instant Digital Camera with TouchScreen Display? This great holiday gifting gadget features ZINK Zero Ink technology for instantly printing photos; a 3.97” color LCD touchscreen display (as you can see above); a 20.0-megapixel CMOS sensor, a Live Edit mode to personalize your pictures with various filters and stickers; the ability to edit, rotate, crop and draw on photos in Gallery; 1080p/720p full HD video recording capability; 15-second GIF recording capability to create your own gifs; Wi-Fi capability and a Self-timer; and even a photo-booth mode and digital zoom. Your photos and videos can be kept on microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC (up to 128GB) and boasts a free Polaroid Print App for iOS and Android. The Polaroid Pop also boasts some great coordinating accessories which I’ve highlighted below.

Accessories for the Polaroid Pop instant digital camera include:

Glam on the go with Retro Photo Frames – $14.99

 

Not Your Mother’s Clothespin Frame – $12.99

 

Fun and Decorative Border Stickers, Magnets and Frames – $14.99

 

‘Tis the Season for Stylish Polaroid Pop Camera Cases – $19.99

Quilted Photo Album for Storing Life’s Special Moments – $14.99

 

Photo Booth – the Inescapable Centerpiece for Your Next Party – $39.99

The Polaroid Pop Instant Digital Camera with TouchScreen Display comes in six colors – yellow, black, blue, mint green, pink, and white. It retails for $199.99 each on www.amazon.com. Now that you’ve seen its modern update, what are your thoughts on the update of this iconic camera?

New in Tech: Polaroid Underwater Camera Housing Case

As a photography lover and owner of a DSLR, we try to get the most out of our photo taking experience. We use our digital camera for all the photos for our blog posts, which means we take it with us everywhere. Of course, there are some places our DSLR cannot be taken…like underwater. We always wished we could turn our Canon into an underwater camera for when we’re at the pool or on vacation; a possibility we never thought would exist, until the introduction of the Polaroid Underwater Camera Housing Case. Thanks to this dive rated, waterproof housing case, there’s no need for us to buy a separate underwater camera, we can now take our Canon from land to sea.

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The Polaroid underwater camera case is made of high-impact polycarbonate and can withstand water submersion up to 130 feet. It features a photo quality viewing glass that allows you to see your photos even while you’re underwater. The waterproof housing case also boasts easy, accessible controls for full camera function in any situation, and offers protection from rain, snow or dusty and muddy environments for extraordinary photos on any terrain, and in any conditions. If you already own a Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic or Sony digital camera and want to expand your photo captures to explore underwater photography, the Polaroid Underwater Camera Housing Case is exactly what you need. The Polaroid Underwater Camera Housing Case, which is available in transparent, and black, fits the following DSLR camera models:

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  • Canon: Canon 70D (w/18-55mm lens), Canon 5D Mark 3 (w/ 24-105mm lens), Canon G1 X, Canon G7 X, Canon G11/G12, Canon G15, Canon G16, Canon S110, Canon T2I/550D, Canon T3I/600D, Canon T5I/700D, T4I/650D (w/18-55mm lens)
  • Nikon: Nikon Coolpix P7000, Nikon Coolpix P7100, Nikon D7000 (w/18mm lens), Nikon D7100 (w/18mm lens), Nikon J1 (w/10mm lens), Nikon V1 (w/10mm lens)
  • Olympus: Olympus EM5 (w/12mm lens), Olympus EM5 (w/5-17mm lens)
  • Panasonic: Panasonic GF2 (w/14-42mm lens), Panasonic GF3 (w/14-42mm lens), Panasonic GF5 (w/14-42mm lens), Panasonic GF6 (w/14-42mm lens)
  • Sony: Sony A6000 (w/16-50mm lens), Sony A7 (w/ 27-70mm lens), Sony Alpha NEX-3 (w/16mm lens), Sony Alpha NEX-3N (w/18mm lens), Sony Alpha NEX-5 (w/16mm lens), Sony Alpha NEX-5N (w/16mm lens or 18mm lens), Sony Alpha NEX-C3 (w/16mm lens or 18mm lens), Sony NEX 6 (w/16mm lens or 18mm lens), Sony NEX 7 (w/16mm lens or 18mm lens), Sony NEX-5R (w/18mm lens), Sony RX100, Sony RX100 Mark 2

The Polaroid Underwater Camera Housing Case is available now on www.Amazon.com ranging from $99.99-$599.99, depending on your camera model, and ships with camera housing, a hand and neck strap, an o-ring and water sealing lubricant, and a manual. Are you ready to