Not only are virtual reality headsets a dream come true for gamers, they’re also revolutionarily cool for watching movies (and pretending to be part of the cast). Compared to most VR headsets, the Samsung Gear VR is actually affordable since it uses your Samsung Galaxy’s screen instead of its own. Its built-in sensors create a real-life perception and make you feel as though you’re truly experiencing what you’re watching or playing.
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.
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.
The URB-E Electric Folding Scooter makes personal urban transportation efficient and enjoyable. With a 20 mile range and a maximum speed of 20 miles per hour, the URB-E scooter is perfect for running errands while avoiding the traffic of a bustling city. It folds so it’s easy to carry around for short distances or store in a vehicle or closet when not in use. It also weighs practically nothing considering its solid, high quality design. Beyond being a convenient personal transportation solution for anyone wanting to optimize their daily commute, URB-E is also a fun and economical way to get around in general. While it might appear pricy, it’s completely designed and manufactured in the USA, so it could easily last you a lifetime with proper usage. Not to mention all the time, energy, and money it’ll save you along the way.
The Nano QX is one of the funnest and smallest quadcopters on the market. Fly it around the house and give your cats and dogs a workout without even having to move a limb. At just 14 grams, you can literally stash it away in your pocket and whip it out when you feel inclined to fly a mini helicopter.