Holiday Gift Guide: 20 Tech Gifts For The Woman In Your Life

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From smartphone-sized photo printers to the latest gadgets and flashy notification jewelry, tech gifts are arguably the most fun to give and receive.

CRN rounded up great gift ideas for the lady in your life – even for the ones who appear to have it all. Check out the top 20 tech gifts sure to wow the women on your holiday shopping list.

Bose QuietComfort 35

With the iPhone 7's lack of a headphone jack, wireless headphones are the way to go this year.

The noise-cancelling Bose QuietComfort 35 headphones were released in June, and can connect wirelessly to devices over Bluetooth and NFC technology. The headphones come in either black or silver, and go for $349 this holiday season.

HP Sprocket Photo Printer

The women in your life with an eye for photography will appreciate an easy way to print pictures right from their phones via their camera rolls or social media accounts using the HP Sprocket Photo Printer.

The printer, which is about the size of a smartphone, has a rechargeable battery and lets users print up to 30 pictures per charge. It also recharges in about an hour for printing on the go.

The Sprocket printer comes in either black or white, and includes a 10-sheet pack of photo paper. The Sprocket costs $129 on, and can also be found elsewhere online or at Best Buy.

Tech-Friendly Ribbed Gloves

Techies will have another excuse not to put their phones down with J.Crew's tech-friendly ribbed gloves.

The gloves feature a ribbed wool blend with flaps on the thumb and pointer finger for easier texting and web browsing. The gloves come in three colors -- ivory, grey, and navy -- and cost $32.50 on

Q Designs QBracelet with iPhone Charger

This sleek bracelet doubles as a discrete iPhone charger, a fun gift idea for the woman on the move. This bangle bracelet opens at the hinge, uncovering a lightning connector that can boost the battery life of an iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 7 and 7 Plus by up to 50 percent.

The QBracelet can be found at Bloomingdale's for $125, and comes in several colors, including silver-tone, gold-tone, matte silver-tone or matte black-tone plated stainless steel.

Kindle Oasis e-Reader

An e-reader is the perfect gift for avid readers, and the Kindle Oasis is the lightest Kindle yet with the longest battery life.

Weighing in at 4.6 ounces and 3.4 mm at its thinnest point, the Kindle Oasis can run up to nine weeks without being connected to Wi-Fi. The device features a high-resolution 300 ppi display and an upgraded backlight, and comes with a slim leather battery case that attaches magnetically to the device.

The Kindle Oasis costs $289.99 on Amazon.

Google Pixel

If the lady in your life is looking for an upgrade, or possibly pondering a change, the new Google Pixel mobile device is a worthy adversary to Apple and Samsung devices.

The Google Pixel features a 12.3-megapixel camera, glass-aluminum body and 5-inch FHD AMOLED display. But perhaps the most impressive feature is Google's sophisticated Google Assistant Al.

Priced at $649, the Pixel costs about the same as the latest version of the iPhone or an Android mobile device. Google Pixel is being carried by Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Google's Project Fi.

The Airselfie Drone Camera

An evolution of the selfie stick, this gadget could come in handy for the photo enthusiast on your shopping list.

Airselfie - which is also the name of the startup that makes it - is a pocket-sized camera drone that can integrate with smartphones for mid-air photos. The product features a 5-megapixel videocamera and four propellers enclosed in a lightweight aluminum case that measures smaller than a smartphone.

The catch is that while you can order Airselfie for the lady in your life today, the product won't be shipped until Spring, according to the startup's founders.

Vibes Hi-Fidelity Earplugs

Designed for live music, Vibes earplugs can help the concert-goer in your life protect her hearing without muffling sound. The earplugs lower decibel levels without sacrificing sound quality.

Vibe earplugs are clear in color and priced at $23.99 a pair. The earplugs include three sizes of interchangeable eartips to ensure a proper fit for any size ear, and a hard plastic carrying case. Vibes is also donating part of every earplug purchase to the Hear the World Foundation, which funds hearing aids and exams for children suffering from hearing loss.

Lenovo Yoga Book

This tablet-laptop hybrid is a perfect option for the woman in your life who needs flexibility.

The Yoga Book consists of an Android tablet connected to a touch surface that can be used as a keyboard. The keys can also disappear when they aren't needed, which allows the touchpad to be used for writing notes and drawing by using a stylus.

The Yoga Book weighs 1.5 pounds, perfect for the user on the go, and is being sold for $499.99.

Designer Sleeves Executive Laptop Case

The creative-minded will appreciate the laptop case color and design options offered by Designer Sleeves. Personalize a laptop bag for the women on your shopping list by choosing between sunset scenes, to Vincent Van Gogh's classic painting "The Starry Night," to simple, multi-colored lines.

Designer Sleeves offers decorated laptop cases in a range of sizes, accommodating laptops from 13 inches to 17 inches, and starting at $39.50.

Drobo 5C

Every techie appreciates extra storage space. For the practical person on your list, the Drobo 5C is an elegant desktop storage solution for those wanting to protect and store their personal photos, videos, and data.

The Drobo can be set up in less than eight minutes using a USB Type-C connector to attach the Drobo to a PC or Mac. Drobo measures 5.9 by 7.3 inches, and can be accessed remotely.

Fitbit Charge 2

Fitness lovers will appreciate the FitBit Charge 2, the latest wearable from one of the leaders in fitness tracking. The Charge 2 has been updated with continuous wrist-based heart-rate tracking, a cardio fitness level tool, and a battery life of up to five days.

The latest FitBit can be found for as low as $129.95 and comes in six different colors.

Luminod Wearable Home Try-On Gift Card

Not sure which health tracker the fitness enthusiasts in your life would like? The Luminod Home Try-On gift card will take the pressure off by letting them choose.

For $35 for a one-week trial, users will receive a box of three wearable fitness trackers that they can use to measure calories burned and set training goals. At the end of the week, recipients ship back the trackers. If they choose a favorite wearable, they will receive a new version of the tracker from Luminod, which rents the devices. And if your gift recipient picks a favorite, the buyer gets charged the retail price for the new wearable.

Grovemade Wallet Case

For the iPhone carrier in your life, the Grovemade Wallet Case is an elegant – if pricey -- iPhone case made from natural and locally sourced materials from Portland, Ore.-based Grovesmade. The product is environmentally friendly as the company makes it with locally sourced walnut or maple wood and domestic vegetable-tanned leather.

This hand-finished case runs for about $129 and can be purchased on

Kenneth Cole Reaction Double Gusset Checkpoint Friendly Laptop Brief

Avid travelers with no time to spare will love Kenneth Cole's Double Gusset Checkpoint Friendly Laptop Bag. This sleek laptop case can fit devices up to 17.3 inches, and features an EZ-Scan feature that meets TSA guidelines, allowing users to pass through airport security checkpoints more quickly without taking their laptops out of the bag.

This laptop case is listed at Macy's this holiday season for $84.99.

Nomad 7 Plus Personal Solar Panel

The Goal Zero Nomad 7 Plus solar panel will please any adventurer on your holiday shopping list. This personal, rugged solar panel can be used to charge mobile phones using the sun. Weighing about 13 ounces and folding up to measure just 6.5 x 8.75 inches, the panel is also a solution for campers. It can stand on its own, or can also be hung, and includes a LED intensity meter so users will know if the panel is correctly positioned. Mobile devices can be connected using the attached USB plug.

The Nomad 7 is available on or at REI, and costs $99.99.

Apple Watch Series Two

The second iteration of the Apple Watch features a built-in GPS, fitness tracking, integration with third-party apps, and is waterproof up to 164 feet. Upgrades include a brighter screen and faster performance than its predecessor, the original Apple Watch.

The second version of the Apple Watch starts at $369, and Apple also added a ceramic case option which starts at a mugh higher $1,249, in addition to the original aluminum or stainless steel. The watch also comes in a variety of band options.

Locksmart Keyless Bluetooth Padlock

The Locksmart keyless Bluetooth padlock serves as both a lock and luggage tracker for women on the move.

Using a smartphone app, users can register the lock and see exactly where their bag is using GPS technology. The lock is also TSA-accepted for travelers looking for an extra safeguard for their checked luggage. The Locksmart Mini starts at $69.95.

Amazon Echo Dot Smart Device

The Amazon Echo Dot is like giving someone the gift of a personal assistant. The second addition of the Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled speaker device that uses Amazon's Alexa for a variety of functions, including playing music, controlling smart home devices, reading the news, and looking up information on the Internet.

Amazon Echo can be purchased for $50 on

Ringly Notification Ring

A beautiful option for those who want to stay current with their smartphone notifications, Ringly is an 18k gold ring set that uses four vibration patterns to alert wearers to a call, text, Uber activity and social media notifications.

Ringly can connect to iOS and Android devices and comes in three sizes. It also comes in a variety of stone choices, including emerald, pink sapphire, black onyx, moonstone or the limited-edition tourmalated quartz.

The rings start at $145 on