5 Holiday Gifts for the High Tech Homeowner

docking stationWhen working the remote control is a challenge for you, it's especially hard to shop for that friend or family member who has so many bells and whistles in their house, it's practically a CIA operation.

Even if you do consider yourself fairly well-versed in the gadget world, it still can be intimidating to hunt down the perfect gift for the friend who talks about MBs and pixels on a regular basis. So here are 5 technotoy ideas for the gadget geek:


iPhone/iPod Docking Station $59 from Etsy

A far cry from your regular ol' white box docking station, this one, which is compatible with all iPhones and iPods, is handmade from a Big Sur Cypress limb. Very eco-geek!



Epson PowerLite Home Cinema Projector $605 from Amazon

Who wouldn't love the ability to turn their living room into their very own movie theater? It projects movies, video games, and photos in high definition for a truly cinematic experience. Can someone pass the popcorn?

wallee ipad mount

Wallee iPad Mount $49.95 from The Wallee

If your friend is an iPad owner, she probably has multiple uses for it, whether it's to show off photos, browse the web, or read recipes while cooking. Instead of having to just toss it on the table, she can mount it onto her wall. In an instant, she'll have a "built-in" electronic cookbook, virtual photo frame, or interactive art piece. Plus, it comes in five different colors to match any decor.

universal remote controlLogitech Programmable Universal Remote Control $99.99 from Amazon

Being a tech geek usually comes with a ton of different remote controls. Help simplify their life by getting them this programmable remote control that can access up to six different components.

iPhone Bottle Opener

iBottle Opener 3G $24 from Urban Outfitters

If your friend often finds herself needing a bottle opener, she a. may be an alcoholic, or b. really needs this iPhone case that doubles as a bottle opener. The phone is fully protected by a plastic case, so no need to worry about scratching it. Never go thirsty again. Best. iPhone case. Ever.

What are you getting for the tech-savvy homeowner in your life?

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