Best gadgets for the tech savvy person on your list

Best gadgets for the tech savvy person on your list

One in ten people plan to buy gadgets and tech tools as gifts this holiday season. Among the top picks are smartphones, headphones, steam services and toys.

Nationally syndicated USA Today Tech+Life columnist Jennifer Jolly is back on Good Day LA with some of her more unique gadget gift finds.

See her top picks below:

  • Pawz the Calming Pup with hand2mind: This gadget helps teach social-emotional learning skills to children ages 3 and up. Touch Pawz little feet and automatic adjustment lights guide children through breathing exercises. There are three different breathing routines – which help bring awareness to thoughts and feelings. It also doubles as a night light. (Price: $22).
  • Peppa Pig Toniebox Starter Set: It is a top-five trending technology toy. Put a little Tonie figure on top of the box – and away you go! That one is super new – but you can use all sorts of other Tonies figures with it – even these new Plush Tonies that just came out last week. (Price: $70-$100).
  • Pixicade Pets: It’s a cool crossover toy that lets you draw an image on paper, take a photo, and then watch that drawing magically come to life in a video game through the app on a mobile device. Can play multiple games, add a personality, develop them and grow over time. For ages 6+ with supervision or 10+. (Price: $20).
  • My Avastars Fashion Dolls by WowWee: Here’s another toy with a physical and digital presence — kids can play in real life and online. Each doll comes dressed in her own signature look with bonus outfits and sticker packs to help kids customize their dolls with endless mix and matches including clothes, stickers, different expressions – so much fun! Children can play with their personalized doll(s) and also connect with their friends online in the app. Age: 6+ (Price: $25)
  • Presence “Inspiration Display”: After all the gadget testing I’ve done, a screen with the sole purpose of making you feel better is one of my favorite things of all time: It’s the Presence “Inspiration” display – harnessing the science-based power of daily affirmations to deliver a personalized and carefully curated playlist of inspirational quotes. The company says it’s designed to help you make meaningful changes in your life by forming better habits, retraining thought patterns, helping you center and delivering daily doses of helpful affirmations. (Price: Typically $250).

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