Splash ID Key Safe $30
The SplashID Key Safe not only stores 2GB of your data, but it protects it with a password. It launches your data, and does not leave a trace of it on the computer upon removal, making for a great safe stocking stuffer.
Fury Cases $690+
Fans of "Clueless'" fashionable leading ladies will go gaga for CalypsoCrystal's Fury collection, which features three bold cases with an ultra-fuzzy aesthetic. Titled London, Paris and Milan, these tactile electronics accessories merge early '90s kitsch with today's technology. We're sure Cher would have owned all three.
Gloves for Gadgets $18-80
Featuring fold-back thumb and index finger tips these smartphone friendly gloves allow the wearer easy access to their touch screen devices and fingerprint sensors. Photographers also love Freehands for cold-weather outdoor shoots. Styles available for both men and women in leather, wool, cashmere and fleece.
TiVo Roamio $200
TiVo Roamio, available in regular, plus and pro, will keep your roommates and relatives at ease and record up to six shows at once, no matter their current TV obsession. With all that power and over 450 hours of HD recording capability, you can ditch the multi-box household layout for a single, easy-to-use device. TiVo even lets you record season finales and big games while you stream shows, movies and music from Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube and more.
Double Charging iPhone Tray $129
Hide those unsightly cords with Restoration Hardware's Double Charging iPhone tray. Whether you're coupled up or just have two devices to charge, this streamlined wooden dock will keep you charged. Constructed from a solid block of walnut, which neatly hides that mess of tangled cords on the bedside table, this elegant docking station is so beguiling, we doubt you will ever again forget to charge your phone.
Bang & Olufsen
BeoPlay V1-40 $3,999
From Bang & Olufsen comes the BeoPlay V1-40, a cutting-edge television that is as user-friendly as it is stunning. Conceived by Danish furniture designer Anders Hermansen, and crafted from a single piece of steel, the TV's modern design can be adapted to suit a range of interiors. It promises intuitive light adaptation and volume, coupled with the incomparable picture and sound quality that Bang & Olufsen are well known for.
For those without the luxury of a permanent house sitter, try Spotter. The puck-sized sensor serves as a pair of eyes and ears that track your home environment while you're away, communicating temperature, light, sound, humidity and motion directly to your smartphone. Spotter can be programmed for simple yet essential tasks, from turning on your lights when there is a knock at the door to alerting you when the laundry load is finished. This handy gadget presents a wealth of possibilities for monitoring your home when you can't.
Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Camera $200
For picture takers of all kinds, from city adventurers to party-goers, looking at your photos instantly is great. But what's better than a tangible print? Fujifilm Instax makes it happen, in a wonderfully easy size. The Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Camera's photos are as fun to hang up as mnemonic art as they are to give away instantly.
Dandelight is a charming little night light covered with real Dandelion seeds. The battery-powered lamp fuses nature with technology—each seed is attached to an individual LED creating a light-emanating dandelion growing out of its own energy source, right before your eyes. Each is handmade by Lonneke Gordijn of Netherlands-based Studio Drift.
M500 Hi-Fi On-Ear Headphones $300
The KEF M500 Hi-Fi headphones offer one of the best on-ear fits on the market, all thanks to integrated "smart hinges" which keep you from having to do any of the adjusting. They fold flat for portability and feature a flat, tangle-free and detachable cord.
Flak Jacket $40
The original "flak jacket" was produced by the Wilkinson Sword Company during World War II to help protect the British Air Force from debris and shrapnel. Luckily, your iPad Mini will never have to withstand that kind of abuse. But, for the bumps and bruises that come with everyday use, clad your beloved device in this durable, tactile and lightweight protective case from Lunatik. Constructed from a microfiber textile encased with a 3D polyurethane skin, and finished with a streamlined magnetic closure, this minimalist sleeve is as subdued as it is effective.
TLC200 Pro HDR Time Lapse Video Camera $255
This professional grade camera simplifies HDR timelapse photography and video production, packing loads of pro quality power into an affordable, easy to use package. With a monster-sized image sensor and 97 other sweet features, the Brinno TLC200 captures ultra-high dynamic range—115db, for crisp videos even in low-light or back-lit conditions.
Anki Drive Starter Kit $200
Anki Drive takes slot car racing to an entirely new level—and it's certainly not a kids-only toy. Using iPhones as controllers, kids and adults alike can race their friends, or better yet, their artificial intelligence-enabled opponents, who totally own the race track. The more you play against them, the better they'll get at beating your tactics. Just charge the cars and unroll the track for racing anytime, anywhere.
Geneva Sound System Model XS $200
Small space. Big sound. The Geneva Sound System Model XS is the perfect travel companion for the music-loving design enthusiast on the go. Made by Swiss masters of modern electronics, this highly portable and transformative speaker was inspired by the classic travel clock, designed to easily fold into a sleek leather-like case. The system's packability and high-quality audio, Bluetooth-capability, and built-in alarm clock make it a convenient audio essential you will never leave home without.
Goodnight iPad $27
Although research suggests that viewing screens before bedtime may tinker with chemicals in the brain that promote a good night's rest, studies also show we all regularly do this pre-slumber activity. Based on the classic, "Good Night Moon," the humorous parody "Goodnight iPad" reminds us that even if we might not live in the little farm-house utopia depicted in the original, we can still ceremoniously say goodnight to screens, the buzzes and the beeps—and go to sleep.
Nimbus Smart Dashboard $130
For those friends who are constantly glued to their phones to stay on top of the info that matters most to them, Nimbus Smart Dashboard comes to the rescue. The digital dashboard tracks and displays up to four quantifiable categories in real-time, providing an easy analysis of your email volume, your commute time, the weather and total recent Instagram likes—all easily viewed with just one glance. As good-looking as it is efficient, the Nimbus promises convenience and liberation.