This app-enabled BB8 droid is for any Star Wars fan who’s ever dreamed of having their own personal robot. Not only can you easily control it using your smartphone or tablet, this adorable astromech droid can also roam around on its own or abide by your voice commands. Bottom line: this is the coolest gadget for a Star Wars fan.
Unleash your inner geek! Ozobot 2.0 is a programmable Interactive Robot that lets you program your own personal interactive robot to do whatever you please. Through color coding and drawing paths, anyone can learn the basics of coding and deductive reasoning with Ozobot 2.0 —even a 5-year old! It comes with a website packed with programming resources and a fun app to get you started.
Slightly concerning from a privacy perspective, this Holy Stone quadcopter drone comes with a built-in HD camera and weighs just under 2 pounds. It’s affordable and durable, but not the fastest on the market, making it a great drone for beginners to learn from their mistakes on.
A hybrid between an electric scooter and a skateboard, Powerboard’s Hoverboard will have you hovering around town like you own it. While it might come off as the safest idea, its 2 wheels are self-balancing to keep you sturdy and it hits a maximum speed of 8 miles per hour. Its rechargeable battery will keep you moving for up to 6 hours.
A lazy skater’s dream come true, the Yuneec electric skateboard will have you skateboarding everywhere within an 18 mile radius of your home. It can move up to 12.5 miles per hour and its speed can be easily controlled using either the handheld remote or the smartphone app. It also comes with a durable travel bag, making it a pretty tempting travel accessory if you’ve got the budget.