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Gear & Gadget Gift Guide 2023/24

The holidays are here but are you ready? The date stays the same but somehow you end up in a panic every year around the same time. You want to make sure you have the right gift and you want them to be happy but it isn’t always easy to cater to everyone.

Gadgets are great but there are so many out there and it’s hard to tell what someone might gravitate to. Here are a some really interesting gadgets that make for great holiday gifts. In no particular order here is our Gear & Gadget Gift Guide for 2023/24.

SIQ Smart Basketball with App

If you’re into Basketball you gotta check out the SIQ Smart Basketball. This connected basketball gives you the feedback you need to improve your shots! Detailed analysis gives you important info about your shots and includes: Release time, Release angle, Spin rate, Shooting percentage. The app also provides Personalized drills to improve your game.

The SIQ Basketball comes in official sizes and weights for both indoor/outdoor. Gain valuable instant feedback info on your Shooting Percentage, Shots made, Consistency, Swish Percentage and release quickness.

The internal battery provides up to 500 hours of tracking, analytics and shot coaching.
Available in both Indoor and Outdoor versions in sizes 27.5″, 28.5″, 29.5″

SIQ Connected Basketball Indoor/Outdoor with Annual Membership $149.99 $199.99

Halo Collar 3 Virtual Fence with GPS Dog Collar

The Halo Collar 3 is a connected GPS Dog Collar with the ability to create a virtual fence wherever you are! Keep track of your puppies activities and travels throughout the day. Use the app to create virtual boundaries for your best friend. When your puppy ventures close to and outside boundary lines both you and the dog receive alerts. Check out our review on the Halo Collar 3 GPS Dog Collar

Realtime alerts keep you informed about your dog’s travels when you can’t see him/her.

Halo Wireless Dog Fence and GPS Dog Collar $649 $699.00

GameSir Galileo G8 Type-C Mobile Gaming Controller

Mobile games have skyrocketed in popularity recently and with the power of smartphones today it’s more fun and more feasible than ever to play more robust games on your phone. The Galileo G8 Type-C Mobile Gaming Controller is a telescopic game pad that allows you to seat your Android Type-C device for a more game console type of experience.

While the app only supports Android at this time, the Galileo G8 controller also works with the iPhone 15 with Type-C port with no software. Pass through charging and ultra-low latency make the Galileo G8 a great choice for that mobile gamer in the family. Supported by Game Pass, Steam Link, Moonlight, PS Remote Play. Dimensions 8.54 x 4.21 x 2.13 inches

GameSir Galileo G8 Type-C Mobile Gaming Controller $71.99 $79.99

UAG Monarch Pro Kevlar Series for S23 Ultra

UAG’s Monarch Pro Kevlar Series for the Galaxy S23 Ultra gives you some of the best protection available on the market today for your smartphone. The Monarch Pro features 5 layers of protection: a shock-resistant core, an unmistakable signature armor frame, layered with DuPont Kevlar Material, a poly-carbonate shear plate, alloy metal hardware, and impact-resistant rubber surround. Check out our review on the UAG Monarch Pro Kevlar Series case for the Galaxy S23 Ultra.

In addition to being one of the coolest looking cases around the Monarch Pro Kevlar also comes with a magnetic module baked right in for use with 3rd party magnetic chargers. 25ft of drop protection. Nearly $1400 for the Galaxy S23 Ultra, $100 for a great case isn’t such a far stretch and worth the money for up to 25ft of drop protection. A raised surround keeps your screen off the table. Perfectly shaped cut outs for the camera, type-c port, s-pen, speaker and microphone. Also available for the iPhone 15

UAG Monarch Pro Kevlar Series for S23 Ultra $99.95

Scosche PowerVolt PD35 Dual Port USB-C Wall Plug

Scosche PowerVolt PD35 Dual Port USB-C Wall Plug

Most of us have more than one device these days or at the very least multiple people in the home with a smartphone. This very simple upgrade can save you tons of time and annoyance just by having 2x high speed Type-C PD / Power Delivery charge ports.

That’s twice the fast charging fun for all! It’s no fun waiting for your device to charge up but the Dual PD makes it all better. Makes for a great for a stocking stuffer; we promise it won’t get regifted! Check out our review on the Scosche PowerVolt PD35 HPDCC35WT.

Scosche PowerVolt PD35 Dual Port USB-C Wall Plug $49.99

Fokus+ Wireless Headphones with Charging Stand

The Fokus+ Wireless headphones feature performance, convenience and comfort rolled into one. The Fokus+ comes with a wireless charging stand. For the ultimate convenience; pick up the Fokus+ to power on and auto connect, or place it on the stand for automatic off and charging. With a 50 hr battery life or 42 hrs playback when utilizing the electronic noise cancellation feature.

An over-the-ear form factor coupled with a multi-microphone with ANC (Active Noise Cancellation) work in tandem to negate exterior noises while HearThru Mode allows you to listen to your surroundings without taking the Fokus+ off.

Connect up to 2 Bluetooth audio sources at one with Multipoint connection so you can easily and quickly swap between audio sources. The Fokus+ also comes equipped with a 3.5mm headphone jack and a hard carry case. Available in Midnight Blue and Dusk Grey

Fokus+ with Wireless Charge Stand $199.00