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20 useful, fun, and quirky holiday gift ideas to suit just about any taste

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The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year unless, of course, you’re not sure what sorts of gifts to send your friends and loved ones. The last thing you want to do is send something that won’t be appreciated, or worse, re-gifted. That’s why we’ve rounded up 20 holiday gift ideas with enough variety to suit even the most eccentric tastes.

GoFish Cam Wireless Underwater Fishing Camera

We all have that friend who loves sharing a picture of their big catch on social media, but what if they could share a behind-the-scenes of the action? This GoFish Cam is a wireless camera that attaches to your main line and leader line, allowing you to record or live-stream your lure as you get a catch. 

Get a GoFish Cam Wireless Underwater Fishing Camera for $149.99 (Reg. $199).

AtomXS 3+ Hour Emergency Keychain Charger

Portable chargers are handy when your phone’s power runs low, but you wouldn’t want to carry a heavy brick with you while running or on a date. The AtomXS is a tiny, lightweight alternative with enough power to resurrect your phone while easily fitting in your pocket or on a keychain

Get an AtomXS 3+ Hour Emergency Keychain Charger for $39.99 (Reg. $49).

4-in-1 Versatile Wireless Charger

Are you really an Apple fan if you don’t have an iPhone, AirPods, and an Apple Watch? If you’re a real one, then you need a more organized way to charge your devices at the end of the day. This 4-in-1 charger gets rid of the cable clutter with dedicated docks for your AirPods and Apple Watch, a 360-degree rotatable dock for Apple and Android devices, and a wireless charger for one additional device.

Get a 4-in-1 Versatile Wireless Charger for $40.95 (Reg. $60).

Giant Art "In Trouble She Will" by Agnes Cecile

We’re stuck at home a lot these days, so why not spruce up those bare walls with something different. A giant canvas illustration is a great way to add character to an empty wall and your home overall, and this painting by Agnes Cecile is a surefire conversation starter once you can have people over again.

Get a Giant Art "In Trouble She Will" by Agnes Cecile for $441.95 (Reg. $552).

FrankOne™ Cold Brew & Coffee Maker

Siphon and cold brewing are two popular methods for brewing coffee, but each requires complicated equipment that takes up valuable space and can cost you a small fortune. This 2-in-1 brewer by FrankOne offers the best of both worlds, allowing you to make cold brews in just 4 minutes and a hot cup of siphon-brewed coffee in just 30 seconds.

Get a FrankOne™ Cold Brew & Coffee Maker for $79.95 (Reg. $99).

Aloe Ice Pillow Gel

There’s nothing like a comfortable memory foam pillow that contours to your body perfectly, but memory foam tends to get hot. This Aloe Ice Pillow solves that by providing 3,000 times more airflow than other foam pillows while adapting to the contours of your body for proper posture and support while you sleep.

Get an Aloe Ice Pillow Gel for $109.

Elicto ES-530 Electronic Cordless Spin Mop & Polisher

Your hard surface floors aren’t truly clean until you’ve mopped, scrubbed, and polished them, but each chore requires its own cleaning device. With the Elicto ES-530, you can mop, scrub, and polish all at once from a single device. The dual mop head design offers double the cleaning performance, and the mop heads can be washed in the laundry for convenient sanitizing.

Get an Elicto ES-530 Electronic Cordless Spin Mop & Polisher for $149.99.

ChargeHub X3: 3-Port USB SuperCharger

Anyone with multiple wireless devices knows how annoying it is to deal with piles of charging cables. The ChargeHub X3 offers a more elegant solution with three USB ports that deliver  2.4amps each for fast charging. It’s the perfect travel or bedside companion if you need a lot of devices charged fast.

Get a ChargeHub X3: 3-Port USB SuperCharger for $29.99.

Crave PowerPack 2: 50,000mAh Battery Charger

You won’t always have a power outlet nearby, especially if you take camping trips out to the mountains or in the desert. If you’re a frequent camper that can’t escape your tech, the Crave PowerPack 2 is essential for every trip. It contains a massive 50,000mAh battery and 4 charging ports for simultaneous charging. The PowerPack 2 even supports PD 60W, which can charge and power even the most power-hungry laptops and tablets.

Get a Crave PowerPack 2: 50,000mAh Battery Charger for $189.99 (Reg $249). 

Johnny Fly™ Rolltop Backpack

Nothing is as old-school cool as a rolltop backpack, so why not buy a rolltop that gets better with age? This Johnny Fly Rolltop Backpack is constructed out of tanned leather that has been oil-primed to accentuate its natural imperfections and will patina over time. Inside, you’ll find a pocket that supports up to a 17-inch laptop, tons of room for storage, and even a pocket for a pair of sunglasses.

Get a Johnny Fly™ Rolltop Backpack for $189.99 (Reg $249). 

Alyne Therapy Massager

Muscle soreness kicks in around two days after an intense workout, but a massage gun like the Alyne Therapy Massager can relieve that pain and help you recover faster. The Alyne features 3 impact modes with varying speeds plus several attachment heads to deliver the perfect massage after a tough workout, game, or run.

Get an Alyne Therapy Massager for $249 (Reg $299). 

CompressMax Air™ Face Mask + Filter

A simple cloth face mask is fine to prevent the spread of disease, but it won’t help against smog and airborne pollutants while you're zipping down the street on a bike. The CompressMax Air offers a robust filtration system with a PM2.5 activated carbon filter to keep out harmful airborne pollutants. Best of all, it features a nose clip and velcro straps for a comfortable fit on any face.

Get a CompressMax Air™ Face Mask + Filter for $19.99 (Reg $29). 

AMASS Botanic Hand Sanitizer

You should always have a bottle of hand sanitizer on you these days, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spice up your sanitization experience (literally). AMASS offers a premium hand sanitizer with 70% alcohol for disinfection and a mixture of aloe vera, cinnamon, allspice, clove, and eucalyptus for aromatics and hydration. This cocktail is inspired by the “Four Thieves” recipe, which was a tincture used by a band of thieves to ward off the plague while they robbed the dead.

Get an AMASS Botanic Hand Sanitizer for $39.99 (Reg $62). 

Docking Station

Your iPhone is more than just a hunk of metal and plastic; it’s a work of art, both technologically and visually, so why not give it the aesthetic respect it deserves? This Docking Station by Loma Living is constructed out of solid walnut and features felt padding for a luxurious take on the rather utilitarian wireless charging station.

Get a Docking Station for $88 (Reg $98). 

SOLUS⁺ Smart Infrared Heater

The holidays are nearly here, and with them come colder temperatures. If you want to stay warm this winter without a major impact on your electricity bill, the SOLUS⁺ Smart Infrared Heater can help. It uses infrared to heat up your space with up to 30% less energy, and its companion app allows you to control your settings, make schedules, and monitor your power consumption straight from your phone. 

Get a SOLUS⁺ Smart Infrared Heater for $328 (Reg $410). 

Lumos Smart LED Helmet (Kickstart/Charcoal Black)

The safest way to ride a bike is by being seen, and the Lumos Smart LED Helmet will definitely catch peoples’ attention. It features powerful LED lights that sync with your phone and Apple Watch to turn on bright brake lights, turn signals, and hazard lights that shine brightly at any time of the day, even in broad daylight. As Forbes puts it, "The Lumos is a fully featured high-end helmet with all the fit, comfort and protection you want."

Get a Lumos Smart LED Helmet (Kickstart/Charcoal Black) for $179.99. 

DanForce Bold-S 1080 Lumen Rechargeable Triple Headlamp

If you enjoy traversing dark caves or the forests late at night, you should invest in a hands-free flashlight for maximum safety and protection. The DanForce Bold-S is a triple headlamp with 10 hours of battery life and 1080 lumens of brightness that can be seen from 800 yards away. Plus, the DanForce offers an adjustable strap and 90 degrees of motion for a snug fit and easy viewing in extreme conditions.

Get a DanForce Bold-S 1080 Lumen Rechargeable Triple Headlamp for $41.99 (Reg. $45).

GoSun Go® Portable Solar Oven

The Sun is our biggest heat source, so why not use it to cook delicious meals? The GoSun Go features a vacuum tube to convert up to 80% of the Sun’s rays into heat with temperatures of up to 550 degrees Fahrenheit, which you can use to bake, roast, steam, and boil dishes no matter where you go. The GoSun Go is a fan favorite, earning an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

Get a GoSun Go® Portable Solar Oven for $116 (Reg. $139).

Flux Original Scientific Toy + Magnet Shield Bundle

Magnets, how do they work? Most of us still don’t know, it seems because this little-known magnetic property known as Lenz’s law can produce a seemingly anti-gravity effect that blows viewers away. With the Flux, you can experience Lenz’s law in your very own hands, making it the perfect party toy or a conversation starter for your home. 

Get a Flux Original Scientific Toy + Magnet Shield Bundle for $119.99 (Reg. $149).

The Wayfarer: Men’s Bag with USB Charging Hub

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Bringing your tech and EDC with you while traveling is an absolute must these days, but that doesn’t mean you should bring a separate bag for your laptop, headphones, notebooks, etc. The Wayfarer by Harp and Hill is a sleek weekender-style bag with the functionality of a briefcase for your small items, allowing you to travel in style without being burdened by unnecessary bags. Plus, it features a USB 3.0 port to charge your devices while on the go.

Get The Wayfarer: Men’s Bag with USB Charging Hub for $229.99 (Reg. $275).

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