You need to grab a last-minute gift. Your cousin just invited a plus one to Christmas. What do you get your nephew for his December birthday? Luckily we're here to help out! Below is our approved gift guide for the holidays. Great news, most of the items are on sale!
FOR THE PERSON OBSESSED WITH TECH
A stylish laptop backpack provides the perfect accessory to house their latest gadgets while on the move.
Features to look for: A padded compartment for the laptop to sit securely, extra storage for everyday items, padding in the shoulder straps, and water-resistant or sturdy materials such as nylon, leather or neoprene.
FOR THE PERSON WHO WORKS REMOTELY
An iPad case with a keyboard is handy for those who can set up their office anywhere.
Features to look for: A durable stand and reinforced bumpers for the inevitable drops it will face. Bonus if it comes with a MFi 3-Pin smart connector that wirelessly connects without Bluetooth, like the Rug-Ed Keyboard
FOR THE PERSON WHO IS ALWAYS AT 1%
A portable charger is a perfect backup for the certainty they forgot to charge their device
Features to lock for: Multiple ports for charging various devices, a battery capacity of at least 10,000 mAH to recharge an iPad, and a slim profile for easy travel.
FOR THE PERSON WHO LOSES EVERYTHING
A digital tracker will save them precious time trying to find their lost item.
Features to look for: A long battery life, device compatibility, size, and if the tracker comes with a subscription fee.
FOR THE PERSON WHO DOES THEIR BEST THINKING AT NIGHT
A smart lamp is a practical gift with added functions for their late-night musings
Features to look for: Adjustable lighting, the ability to connect with smart home devices, and bonus features like doubling as a speaker or the capability of charging mobile devices.
FOR THE PERSON WHO LOVES THE FINER THINGS
A digital art frame will make their art-collecting dreams a reality, sort of.
Features to look for: A screen resolution of 720p or higher, the ability to adjust to image orientation, and the images will be stored on an SD card or in a subscription-based cloud.
FOR THE PERSON WHO IS LIKES TO STAND OUT
A customizable iPad case with a unique design will make sure their personality always shines through.
Features to look for: Reinforced bumpers for drop protection, a slim profile, a clear back for customization and a multi-functional stand like the locking Rug-Ed ProLOCK SwivelRing Case.
FOR THE PERSON WHO WANTS TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY
A digital timer cuts out all of the distractions so they can focus on the task at hand.
Features to look for: Easy to use, clear countdown display, and no other features to cut down on the distractions
FOR THE PERSON WHO HATES DRINKING COLD COFFEE OR TEA
A self-warming mug will keep their beverage warm sip after sip.
Features to look for: The perfect volume (average is 16 ounces), if the cup comes with a lid for travel, if it allows for temperature control, and if it's hand-wash only or dishwasher friendly
FOR THE PERSON WITH A HORRIBLE TRACK RECORD WITH TECH
An almost indestructible case is the answer to a family iPad or their personal iPad that's seen some things..
Features to look for: A design created to take a beating, pins that lock the device in so it doesn't pop out during drops, an included screen protector like Rug-Ed's ProLOCK 10 case.
FOR THE PERSON WHOSE PERSONALITY IS MUSIC
Headphones are the perfect accomplice to block out the world with their favorite playlist, podcast, or audiobook.
Features to look for: Good sound quality across various music genres, design based on lifestyle (wired vs. wireless, over the ear or buds, etc.), comfortability on the ears, and long battery life
FOR THE PERSON WHO LIKES TO KEEP THINGS CLEAN
A UV phone sanitizer can disinfect their phone without diminishing or scratching the phone's coating- great for their keys and cards too!
Features to look for: UV-C rays only with a wavelength of at least 265 nanometers, a durable design that ensures rays stay inside the device, and lab tested
FOR THE KID WHO LOVES TO LEARN
Educational tools keep their rapidly evolving curiosity satisfied long past the holiday season.
Features to look for: developmentally appropriate features, subjects your child is already interested in, and allows them to use in various ways
FOR THE KID WHO TAKES "DURABLE" AS A CHALLENGE
A soft iPad case with tough impact resistance against drops and bumps will survive their tornado tendencies.
Features to look for: fun colors for kids, high impact resistance, and a stand that can adapt to their every move like the 360° SwivelRing on the Rug-Ed Buddy 10.
FOR THE KID WHO LOVES TO DANCE
A personal speaker is perfect for playing a range of audiobooks or just that one song they've requested for the 100th time today.
Features to look for: high durability and water resistance if it's portable, speakers that double as a nightlight or play a set playlist for younger children,high battery life, and good sound quality
FOR THE KID WHO'S A BUDDING PHOTOGRAPHER
A camera will open a whole new way for them to express their creativity and will spare your camera roll
Features to look for: age appropriate design for ease of use - (the younger the age, the bigger the camera should be), durability, if the pictures print from the device or at-home printer, a warranty for repairs