The Merge Virtual Reality Headset is another cool and affordable virtual reality headset available on Amazon. Using nothing but iOS or Android apps on your smartphone, Merge lets you experience the awesomeness of virtual reality without spending hundreds of dollars. The Merge’s VR goggles are lightweight and made from a comfortable foam material so you won’t experience as much discomfort or heaviness after an intense VR gaming session. In addition, The foam design also makes them resistant to drops and spills and easy as ever to clean. To help you find the best virtual reality apps for your iPhone or Android device, Merge has designed a virtual reality app discovery portal that’s accessible via their website. If you’re looking for an affordable way to experience virtual reality, the Merge VR is so far your best choice.
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.
Whether you’re travelling or on-the-go all day, this mini portable power bank charger will definitely come in handy. It’s compatible with virtually any smartphone and conveniently doubles as a flashlight, making it a wonderful camping accessory. It's a cool under $20 gift idea for a traveller or a forgetful someone.
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.