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What the Tech? Gadget Gifts for Mom

Not long ago if I gave my mother some sort of tech gadget as a gift I knew it would wind up in a drawer somewhere. Not necessarily because she didn’t like it or wouldn’t use it, she just didn’t feel comfortable setting it up. It was intimidating. I’m not suggesting every woman in the world doesn’t appreciate or understand…

What the Tech? Gadget Gifts for Dad

Most dads will admit, we can be a little geeky when it comes to tech gadgets. That’s a good thing when you’re trying to find the perfect gift for them. From Bluetooth speakers to gadgets for the grill, these tech gadgets make the perfect gift for almost any dad, and they probably don’t already have one. Dads who do outdoor…

What the Tech? Gadget Gifts: Robots for the Home

If you’re old enough to remember “The Jetsons”, you probably realize we’re leaving in a Jetsons era (except for the space-cars). Remember Rosie? The Jetson’s housekeeping robot? This Christmas lots of people are adding robots to their own homes. Robot vacuum cleaners have been popular for years but they’ve been priced too high for most people to buy one. Prices…

What the Tech? Gadget Gifts: Chess Set and Mirror

Say this about the pandemic of 2020, it created hundreds of options for Christmas gifts that we’d never have thought about before. For example, people have watched more TV. Netflix in particular has seen a rise in subscribers and those subscribers discovered shows like “Queen’s Gambit” which sparked a boom in the chess industry. If you haven’t seen it yet…

What the Tech? Gadget Gifts: Portable Projectors

When movie theaters closed due to the pandemic this past spring, many families began creating their own movie theater in their backyards. Digital projectors have come a long way in recent years and now it is possible to create a drive-in type atmosphere in the yard with a wireless projector and inexpensive movie screen. While there are many versions of…

What the Tech? Tech Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

While many people are still quarantined at home, some may be having trouble keeping up with what day of the week and month it is. Here’s a reminder: Mother’s Day is May 12th. If you’re shopping online for mom, you may need to place your order sooner rather than later as most online shops are prioritizing, processing and shipping COVID-19…

What the Tech? Tech Toys for Kids

It isn’t too difficult to make a child’s eyes light up on Christmas morning. They’ll run to the tree, tear open all the presents and then if you’re fortunate, they’ll play with some of the toys for hours. That doesn’t always happen though and some toys you buy are simply tossed aside and forgotten. I’ve been looking for some tech…