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.
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.
Hiku shopping list might not be a necessary household item, but for anyone with less than perfect organization skills or a shady memory when it comes to replacing household items, Hiku is a pretty useful gadget for the home. Basically, whenever an item needs replacement, whether it be toilet paper or deodorant, scan the barcode using Hiku and the item will be added to your smartphone’s shopping list. Hiku also recognizes your voice so you can verbally add items to your list as well. It contains one user-friendly button and a magnetized back, allowing it to be set up on the fridge for easy access. As long as Hiku is in your kitchen, you’ll never be able to use the famous “I left the grocery list at home!” excuse.
The Twelve South HiRise is a sleek and minimal iPhone or iPad charging station. Not only is it great for a quick charge, it’s also a stylish way to view your device at a more ergonomic position. Since it’s adjustable, you won’t have to worry about removing your case. In addition to iPhones and iPads, HiRise will charge and dock all of your Apple Magic peripherals, your Siri Remote, and even your Apple game controllers.
Experience the future of sound with this levitating Bluetooth speaker. Control your music from several feet away while your speaker gloriously spins on its invisible axis. For your uttermost convenience, it’s base comes equipped with a USB port for charging your designated source of music.