These gifts run the gambit — from futuristic (a semi-self-driving car, the best VR headset, an olfactory alarm clock) to reinvented old-school (a classic Nintendo system you can plug into your laptop, a Bluetooth boom box, a turntable that travels). See all the ideas below.
The RE-vibe buzzes the wearer to remind her to stop refreshing her Twitter feed.
The DT Smart Putter comes with a built-in surface level that enables a more precise stroke.
Really Cool Robot
The Cozmo is an AI-powered robot that recognizes faces and gets smarter the more you play with it.
In addition to the time, the hyperprogrammable LaMetric can display the weather, tweets, email, or news.
The next frontier for drones will be down, not up. Get a head start with the Aqua-Vu.
The two-inch UO Smart Beam cube uses Wi-Fi to connect to your devices and is a laser projection, so it never needs to be refocused.
The Vacuum Cleaner of Hair Dryers
Dyson’s signature airflow enters the beauty world.
The Artiphon Instrument 1 is a guitar, piano, violin, drum pad, and synthesizer all in one.
Sennheiser Momentum 2.0’s rich bass, warm mid-range, and precise high end are the best in wireless listening.
*This article appears in the November 28, 2016, issue of New York Magazine.
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