David Novak, The Gadget Guy
With Valentine’s Day approaching, the most romantic holiday on the calendar can quickly become the most frantic, as lovers race around to find the perfect Valentine's gift. Instead of going with chocolate or the stuffed plushy, check out these 7 hand-picked tech gadgets that will score you big points.
- DANCE & DINE, THIS VALENTINE
Como Audio recently released a Valentine’s Day Limited Edition of its Como Audio Solo Smart Speaker, which lets you listen to your favorite tunes via Bluetooth, Direct Wi-Fi, FM Radio, Internet Radio and Spotify Connect. The smart speaker features a stylish design, integrates a full-color LCD display, an easy-to-use interface, and packs a ton of other nifty features. You can also control it with its Remote-Control or via a smartphone. $350. comoaudio.com.
- SWEET NOTHINGS
The Talsam Charms are Bluetooth and App-enabled smart jewelry/charms that work as an advanced wearable device. Using the exclusive Talsam app, you can send a loved one a text message, video, voice note, photo, stylized quote or animated emoji. Once sent, the charm lights up and gently vibrates, reminding the wearer that they are loved. $280. talsam.com.
- A ROMANTIC REWARD
Every parent deserves to have a romantic night out, especially on Valentine's Day. Leave the kids at home with the Goodtimer, a habit-forming,educational family toy and tech gadget, backed by neuroscience and endorsed by child-development experts. Use it to encourage their kids – from ages 3 to 10 – to form good habits by using positivity, tangible incentives and family participation. $100. gogoodtimer.com.
- FITNESS LOVERS
If your significant other happens to be a fitness enthusiast, then the OYO Personal Gym might just be the perfect Valentine's Day gift for them. This portable fitness device is proven to strengthen and shape your body quickly, wherever you are, making it perfect for total body fitness. You can use it everywhere, including at home, office or while you’re on-the-go. $170. oyofitness.com.
- PASSION FOR FASHION
The Clover Iris Bag is the perfect business bag for any high-tech woman on-the-go. Made of Italian leather, the Clover keeps everything in order. It has a modular design, which means an inner part can be easily transferred to another bag. Just move the inner compartment with all the contents from one bag to the other. It also has a built-in internal wireless light, which works from the motion sensor. To turn it on, simply put your hand in your bag, and it will help you find things in the dark.$450. myclover.de.
- VIRTUALLY CONNECTED
If your boo has been looking for a new smartphone, the OnePlus 7T Smartphone is an excellent low-cost flagship smartphone, equipped with a fluid AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors, a smooth UI experience, an impressive camera perfect for those social media shots, and super-fast charging when you're partner forgets to charge it overnight. $600. oneplus.com.
- IRREPLACEABLE LOVE NEST
The Bedjet 3 Dual Zone Climate Comfort Sleeping System keeps you close to your partner even if you disagree on the climate in the house. While one person can cool his side of the bed, his partner's side can stay warm all night long. This means that neither partner has to compromise on the air conditioning or heat settings, and both have complete control over their respective sides of the bed. $800. bedjet.com.