The holidays are a time of giving, and for some of us this means going all out. Here are a few of our favorite extravagant technology gifts of 2017 – all highly likely to delight those who thought they already had it all.
With 4.5 stars on Amazon, the FlashForge 3D Printer is a popular choice for tinkerers. The easy to use FlashForge comes preassembled and ready for downloads from Thingaverse. The touchscreen is 3.5 inches and it’s WiFi-capable, so you can send your 3D dreams straight to the machine.
The latest in the Segway dynasty, the hands-free, two-wheeled Segway Minipro is smaller and includes more Bluetooth-enabled features like as remote control operations, an alarm, firmware updates. and more. Goes up to 10 MPH with longer battery life and a range of 12.5 miles. Both indoor and outdoor terrain, the Segway Minipro will delight some lucky recipient.
Whoever you bless with the iRobot Roomba 960 better have excellent WiFi connection. The closest thing to a self cleaning robot, the iRobot navigates your house for a 75 minutes at a time, has powerful suction for pet hair and even returns itself to its charging station to await wireless instructions. The ultimate smart home cleaning device for the neatnik on your list.
Get around town on this sweet electric scooter from OjO. With a top speed of 20 MPH and Bluetooth Speakers, this scooter will get someone you care about around town in style. A single charge lasts for 25 miles, it’s bike lane friendly and easily plugs into any 110V wall outlet.
Price: Starts at $35,000
There’s extreme and then there’s a whole other level. The Tesla Model 3, the more affordable but equally cool member of the Tesla family, is an all-electric vehicle with a range of 210-220 miles. The Model 3 is WiFi enabled and has keyless entry, voice activated controls, and 15” touchscreen featuring state-of-the-art navigation. All this tech and a beautiful design mean Tesla is still the “it” car of our time, and the gift of a lifetime.