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.
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.
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.
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.
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.