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The gift giving season can seem overwhelming at times. The more people you have in your life, the more different types of people you have to shop for. No doubt at least one of the people on your list is a total tech nerd.
If your beloved gadget geek also happens to be a lady, you've stumbled across the right buying guide. We've put together all the very best tech gifts for women from smart jewelry and hybrid watches to touchscreen gloves and smartphone accessories.
Every single item we've chosen has been tested by the Insider Picks team, and many of the gifts are even the best in their categories.
As a professional tech reviewer and a woman, I can guarantee that you can't go wrong with any of these tech gifts. Your gadget girl will love them all!
Having trouble figuring out what to get people for the holidays? You can check out all of Insider Picks' 2017 gift guides here.View As: One PageSlidesA piece of smart jewelryBellabeat
Bellabeat makes the best smart jewelry I've ever tried. The leaf-shaped body is made out of recycled wood composite that looks like stone. It's encased in a metal clip that looks like the abstract veins of a leaf. You can choose between silver or rose gold to match your lady's style. The original Leaf Nature is also a gorgeous option if you prefer real wood and a more traditional leaf look.
The best part is the Leaf's versatility. She can wear the Leaf Urban as a necklace, bracelet, or a simple clip on clothing. It tracks active minutes, calories burned, distance traveled, sleep duration, and sleep quality automatically. She can also follow guided meditation sequences in the app and set silent alarms to wake up more peacefully in the morning.
We love the Bellabeat Leaf Urban so much, it's the top pick in our buying guide to the best smart jewelry.Buy the Bellabeat Leaf Urban on Amazon for $139Buy the Bellabeat Leaf Nature on Amazon for $126Shop accessories for the Leaf Urban on EtsyA smart speakerAmazon
Let Alexa do everything for you. Amazon's Echo is a smart speaker that can play her favorite Christmas songs, answer trivia questions, play fun games with the kids, read recipes, and so much more.
I have the Echo in my home, and it's extremely helpful. It also sounds great as a speaker and works with my smart home devices. The Echo is our favorite smart speaker in our buying guide.Buy the Amazon Echo on Amazon for $99.99A pair of wireless headphones that look cute and sound greatBang & Olufsen
Bang & Olfusen make some of the most beautiful headphones you can buy. The H4 over-ear wireless headphones are extremely comfortable, attractive, and great sounding. These aren't big, ugly black headphones she'll be embarrassed to wear — these are headphones she'll get endless compliments on.Buy the tangerine Bang & Olfusen H4 Wireless Over-ear headphones (pictured above) on Amazon for $299.99 Buy the gray and rose gold or black Bang & Olfusen H4 Wireless Over-ear headphones on Amazon for $299.99Buy the purple Bang & Olfusen H4 Wireless Over-ear headphones from Nordstrom for $299An instant cameraFujifilm
Is there anything more fun than an instant camera? Fujifilm's Instax Mini 9 is a fabulous old-school camera that prints photos as soon as they're taken. It even has a selfie mirror so your leading lady always looks her best. The Instax Mini 9 also happens to be our top pick for the best instant camera you can buy.Buy the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 on Amazon for $59.95A hybrid smart analog watchFossil/Facebook
Fossil's beautiful hybrid watches combine the smarts of a smartwatch with the classic good looks of an analog wristwatch. The Fossil Q Accomplice comes in many fun finishes with leather or metal bands. The watch will buzz with notifications, track activity, and trigger select actions like launching the selfie camera.
I've used a Q hybrid watch in the past, and it's a wonderful way to bring many great smartwatch features to a classic, feminine watch.Buy the Fossil Q Accomplice on Nordstrom for $175A pair of touchscreen glovesMoshi
These touchscreen-friendly gloves from Moshi have conductive fiber on all 10 fingertips. The gloves come in light and dark gray in a number of sizes with a warm microfleece lining inside. They're super warm and fuzzy, plus they have excellent grip — I've used them with a very slippery glass-backed phone, too. The gloves are fairly responsive on touchscreens, though you'll need to press more deliberately.Buy the Moshi Digits on Amazon for $29.95 to $45.75 A cozy hoodie with tons of pockets for all her techScottEVest
Take it from a girl who always has too many gadgets to carry — the Chloe Hoodie by SCOTTeVEST is a great buy. The Chloe Hoodie has 14 pockets to fit multiple phones, a tablet, camera, sunglasses, keys, pens, and a wallet in the hoodie's pockets without any trouble. The fluffy cuffs and hood lining give extra warmth where she needs it most, and it comes in several nice colors. I use the purple one every time I travel.Buy the SCOTTeVEST Chloe Hoodie on Amazon for $100A beautiful smartwatchMichael Kors
If you know a girl who likes cutting-edge tech and sighs longingly while walking through the smartwatch section of the Apple Store, do the right thing and get her a smartwatch. The best smartwatch for ladies who rock an iPhone is the 38mm Apple Watch Series 3, but if your girl has an Android phone, don't despair — the Michael Kors Access Sofie (pictured above) is just the ticket.
I've worn both of these smartwatches for months at a time, and they're both wonderful and easy to style with anything. Both of these smartwatches are so great they're in our buying guide to the best smartwatches for women.Buy the 38mm Apple Watch Series 3 on Macy's for $329.99 (GPS only)Buy the Michael Kors Access Sofie on Amazon for $350A pretty charging cable that'll lastAmazon
Nobody likes charging their phone, but Native Union's extra long Night charging cables get the job done in style. No matter what phones the women in your life use, Native Union has a cable for them — lightning for iPhone and Micro USB or USB C for Android.
I've had my lightning Night Cable from Native Union for several years, and it's still going strong. This cable is also featured in our buying guide to the best lightning cables.Native Union Night Cable Lightning for iPhone on Amazon for $39.99Native Union Night Cable Micro USB for older Android phones on Amazon for $39.99Buy the Native Union Night Cable USB C for new Android phones on Amazon for $39.99A wallet or purse that will charge her phoneMighty Purse/Facebook
There's nothing worse than running out of battery and being stuck with a dead phone. That's where Mighty Purse comes in. This company makes wristlets, clutches, purses, and tote bags with battery packs insider for quickly charging any phone on the go. You can choose from tons of fun colors and styles. We tested a wallet and wristlet from Mighty Purse, and we loved them.Buy the Mighty Purse Wristlet on Amazon for $79.99Buy the Mighty Purse Nolita Bag on Amazon for $62.97 and upBuy the Mighty Purse Tote on Amazon for $119A wireless charging pad for her new iPhone or Android phoneBelkin
If your best girl just brought home a new iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or X, you'll want to get her a great wireless charging pad. This one from Belkin is specially made for the new iPhones, but it will also charge Android phones like the Galaxy S series that support wireless charging.
Belkin's great charging pad is in our guide to the best wireless chargers you can buy, and I use it to charge my phone, too.Buy the Belkin Wireless Charging Pad on Amazon for $59.99A beautiful iPhone caseCase Mate
If you just got her a new iPhone 8, 8 Plus, or X, buy her a beautiful case to protect it. Case-Mate has tons of sparkly, shiny, and unique iPhone cases that are perfect for the women in your life. Case-Mate has folios with cardholders or compact mirrors, super slim cases in many colors, and unique ones with gems or flower petals. The company also makes cases for many Samsung Galaxy smartphones and older iPhones.Shop Case-Mate cases for the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X for around $10, $35, $40, $50 (price varies by case)An e-reader with tons of ebooks she'll loveAmazon
There's nothing better than snuggling up with a good book when it gets cold outside. Amazon's entire lineup of e-readers is wonderful, but the Kindle Oasis is my favorite of all. This is the Rolls Royce of e-readers, and she'd never buy it for herself, so go on, splurge a little.
If she's a total bookworm who makes her way through multiple novels a month, you can even get her a Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription to feed her habit. You can also check out our buying guide to the best e-readers.Shop Amazon's KindlesBuy the Amazon Kindle Oasis Bundle with case and charger on Amazon for $359.97 or lessBuy Kindle Unlimited on Amazon for $59.94 (6 months), $119.98 (12 months), or $239.76 (24 months)A smart suitcaseAway/Facebook
Get her a smart suitcase that will charge her phone for the next big trip you're planning. The Away suitcase has a built-in battery to charge any phone and it will alert her to its location if it gets lost en route to your destination. We really love these suitcases, and they feature in multiple gift guides and reviews on Insider Picks.Buy an Away suitcase from Away for $225 to $295 A great pair of earbuds that look stylishCaeden
Earbuds don't have to be boring, so give her a pair she'll love. The Caeden Linea N°2 In-Ear Headphones come in stylish color combinations like rose gold and white to add a bit of metallic shine to your earbuds. The cord is covered in fabric, so it is less prone to tangle. Having used them for a few years, I can tell you that they sound fairly good, too.Buy Caeden Linea N°2 In-Ear Headphones on Amazon for $34.95
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