We’re coming up end-of-the-year gifts for teachers, grads, and coaches over the next month, plus Father’s Day, which often means lots of group gifts. And as you might have experienced, chasing people down and keeping track of everyone’s money (all year long) can be a huge pain. But this is the 21st century! You can do this all digitally now! Here, 3 group gift websites that might just help you put the joy back into the giving. At least, the kind that involves lots of different people. Related: The best teacher gift ideas, from people who actually know: teachers!...Read More
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As we get closer to Christmas and Hanukkah (eep!) we thought we’d close out our 2016 Holiday Tech Gift Guide should help you out since it’s all about last minute holiday tech deals and discounts. Yep, those of you procrastinators and busy parents? You’re in luck. Because we’ve found so many phenomenal tech deals from electronic games and STEM toys to small appliances, gifts for photographers of all ages, and lots of cool tech accessories Just be sure to order ASAP! All these shops still offer Christmas delivery, generally with free group shipping. But then most need to be ordered by 12/21...Read More
Did June 19 sneak up on you this year? We hear you! If you’re looking for a cool, thoughtful last-minute Father’s Day gift that requires little more than your computer or mobile device and an internet connection, we’ve got you covered. No need to hit the mall or comb through the picked-over racks at the local card store; you don’t even need a printer or ink for these great last-minute gifts for dads. Hope one is perfect for a cool dad in your life. 1. A Multimedia Digital Scrapbook Part online scrapbook, part group card, part multimedia experience Imprint is a new favorite find...Read More
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which means I get to create a list of fun tech items that I (uh, I mean mothers everywhere) may have on their wish lists. Even if they don’t know it yet. So while I love all the handprints in cement and DIY gifts from the kids, if you’ve got a mom in your life who would love a little extra something, here are a handful of fun tech gift ideas for Mother’s Day in every price range. Because yes, Apple Watches are awesome, but no you don’t have to spend a fortune...Read More
Now that Valentine’s Day is just a few days away, we look at it as one more thoughtful opportunity to give a coveted gadget to that special someone. I love any excuse to give (or ahem, get) a tech gift. And it definitely has more longevity than flowers. So in the spirit of the holiday, I’ve rounded-up some of our favorite Valentine’s tech gift ideas, all for less than $75, and all in a big, beautiful, bold red. Because while I do love the hearts that are everywhere on February 14th, red does double duty as a way to honor your love and affection, but also ensure your gift...Read More
If you’re an iOS user, check out iTunes and you might be interested to see a new category called Valentine’s Deals with Apple Pay. Well, at least I was interested so I took a closer look. And it seems that as an incentive to use Apple pay through your device — which I love anyway — and to download some good retail apps, there are all kinds of Valentine’s Day deals and offers floating around. -20% off your first Blue Apron delivery for a romantic home-cooked meal at home. (And if you’re a newbie, check out our honest...Read More
With only a few days until Christmas, we want to make it really easy for you to finish up your holiday tech gift shopping with some last minute holiday gift ideas. In other words, no need to drive yourself crazy — or drive yourself to 15 different stores and battle insane lines full of other, equally harried shoppers. Whether you still have a few people left on your shopping list who deserve thoughtful gifts (but you haven’t quite thought of the perfect thing just yet) or there’s someone important who kind of fell off your list accidentally (we won’t tell!) we’ve rounded up some of our favorite last-minute...Read More
This is a sponsored message from Amazon With tech at the top of so many kids’ holiday wish lists this year and so many gadgets on the market, it can be hard for parents to navigate through all the options. This year, Amazon is offering two kid-friendly devices that are not only affordable, they come fully equipped with everything kids and parents care about when it comes to kids and tablets. The Amazon Fire Kids Edition is a speedy, full functional tablet in a durable case, complete with front and rear cameras, and expandable storage. Unlike other tablets, it’s got a two-year worry-free...Read More
Last minute gift idea: 6 great video editing apps that let you easily send something more sentimental than a card
One of our favorite last-minute suggestions for sentimental Father’s Day gifts (and any gift really) has been to make a short, shareable video that you can create easily. While video editing used to reserved for professionals with zillions of dollars worth of equipment, now there are a growing number of of great video editing apps that make it so simple to create your own professional-looking home movies. Mix video and pictures straight from your phone, layer on a filter to give it a cool look, and even add sound before you share it with your friends and family. But don’t panic! None of these...Read More
While gift cards won’t necessarily elicit tears of joy, they actually can make a lot of sense. Gift cards are a great choice for people you want to recognize, but don’t know well enough to choose a personal gift, or for when you have a limited budget. Here are three helpful apps that might take the gift-giving pressure off, just a little. Gyft gift card app We are big fans of Gyft (also shown at top), because hey, anything to make our lives easier, and Gyft certainly does that. Not only can you use Gyft to give gift cards from 200+ retailers (Starbucks, Amazon, iTunes,...Read More
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