The Kano DIY Computer Kit is a great entry route into the world of coding and technology development. Using this kit, virtually anyone over the age of seven can learn how to build and program a computer. Instead of a tedious manual, Kano comes with easy-to-follow story-like instructions that will walk you through the process using fun illustrations. It also comes with a build-it-yourself speaker and a wireless keyboard and mouse.
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.
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.
If there is a God of stylus’, it’s no other than Pencil by 53. This highly responsive iPhone and iPad stylus lets you realistically draw while using your fingers to smooth edges and blend colors and the stylus’ built-in eraser to erase. While it’s powered by Bluetooth, it’s also usable without a connection. It’s made of solid walnut wood and is wonderfully comfortable to hold. It comes with a free app called Paper, which opens the doors to tons of awesome features, including note-taking and the ability the draw on top of photos.
Asides from being a tad invasive, this sneaky little rechargeable hidden camera spy pen will discretely capture both HD video, HD photo, and audio without raising any eyebrows. It comes equipped with 8 gigs of capacity (up to 2 hours of creeping) but anyone with serious plans of espionage can purchase a memory card with up to 32 gigs. On a side note, it’s also a decent quality pen.