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Headphones Gift Guide 2017

Like music to your ears.

Not everyone is an audiophile. Folks who are, like to endlessly ponder the merits (and lack thereof) of their headphones and other equipment, but most of us just want a good pair of headphones in the right style that fit our budget.

We’ve harnessed the power of a couple of self-admitted audiophiles-in-training and bring you our headphone gift guide. We’d love to own (or already do!) any of these products and think  [Read More…]

Smart Home Gift Guide

Dip your toes into the smart home life with Team Thrifter’s selection of smart home gifts for beginners. Easing into a smart home is fun, especially with products like smart plugs and the Amazon Echo Dot.

iHome Wi-Fi outdoor smart plug Setting up outdoor Christmas lights or just something for your backyard deck? This outdoor plug gives you access to smart features like scheduling and even voice control. Amazon

$  [Read More…]

Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide

Deck the halls with stockings full of awesome knick-nacks. From tiny arcade games to swiss army knives, these are some of Team Thrifter’s favorite gifts under $ 20.

Anker PowerCore 5000mAh compact charger This power charger is so small it fits in your purse or pocket and you won’t notice it’s there until that fateful day your phone runs out of juice at the worst possible time and Anker saves  [Read More…]

Geeky Decor Gift Guide

Geek out this holiday season with Team Thrifter’s selection of favorite Geeky Decor. From Super Mario Bros. canvas art to Hogwarts Express bookends, there’s sure to be something to please the mega-fan in your life.

Razor Firefly – mousepad with custom lighting Still rocking that boring mouse pad you bought for $ 2 in the early 90s? Upgrade to one with custom lighting underneath. Game in style. Amazon

$ 39.99Wishlist  [Read More…]

STEM Educational Toys and Games Gift Guide

Knowledge is one of life’s greatest gifts. Treat a young one in your life to the joys of wonder with this selection of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) learning toys and games, from the Makey Makey Inventor Kit to Bioxel’s Build Your Own Video Game.

Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit Use this kit to make your own moving, beeping R2-D2 or design a custom droid with the rest of  [Read More…]

Coffee, Wine, and Beer Accessories Gift Guide

Everyone loves a good drink. Whether it’s coffee, wine, beer or something a little bit stronger, these gifts are perfect to quell that thirst. From The Periodic Table of Wine to GrowlerWerks’ Pressurized Growler, there’s something here for every price range.

Yeti Roadie 20 Cooler Made for the rough and tumble, and designed to keep your water in its frozen state, this cooler is also the perfect size for one-day  [Read More…]

Drone Gift Guide: What Gifts You Should Fly This Holiday Season

What are the best drones to buy for everyone on your list this season?

Over the past decade, drones have gone from uber expensive toys for movie makers and rich kids, to something you can buy at a convenience store for $ 50.

As we fly right through the 2017 holiday season, drones are one of those trendy gifts that you’re going to see in a lot of stores. But before you buy a disappointing drone that  [Read More…]

Practical Gear Gift Guide

Practical gifts may not be on your loved one’s wishlist, but they’ll thank you later when they realize how much hassle you’ve saved them from dealing with. Cable management sleeves, velcro ties, device stands… anyway you give it, organization is a gift.

Elevation Lab’s The Anchor under desk headphone mount If space on top of your desk is at a premium, maybe the underside needs to pick up the slack.  [Read More…]

Retro Gaming Gift Guide

Retro gaming is in after the recently released SNES and NES consoles left everyone searching like mad for the mini vintage throwbacks. Gift nostalgia this year with Team Thrifter’s list of rad gaming presents like Rose Colored game displays and the Atari Flashback 8.

Retro Game-style boxes When did publishers stop caring about boxes? Protect your gaming favorites with some custom designed retro-style cartridge boxes from Fix & Play Games.  [Read More…]

10 futuristic tech gift ideas for the Sci-Fi aficionado

This holiday season you might be searching for an awesome gadget to gift your tech-loving friend or family member with. But some products available on the market today might seem a little too ordinary. If you want to impress this Christmas with something that looks truly futuristic, we have a few ideas that will hopefully […]