Best Tech Gifts for Boys – 2018 Gift Guide for Boys

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We are rounding up the best Tech gifts for boys. As a boy mom (I have 3 sons!) – this time of year is always stressful trying to find the right gift for my boys. I am hoping this boy gift ideas will help give you some Christmas present suggestions and make shopping a bit easier for you!

Tech Gifts for Boys

Today, we are focusing on tech gifts for boys because right now, all my boys wants is technology. Looking for a girl gift? Check out our Tech Gifts for Girls post. 

Tech Gifts for Boys
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We know not everyone has all of the money in the world nor the biggest Christmas budgets, so we have included items in a variety of price ranges. Hoping that you can find that special tech something for that special someone!

This is our 2018 gift guide, we will make sure to update this each year so you are seeing the latest and best tech gifts for boys. 

Cosmo Robot

The Cosmo robot was the only thing on our 8-year-old’s Christmas list this year. Our 8-year-old is high functioning autistic and when he is set on something is SET on something. And this something is getting a Cosmo robot for Christmas.

  • Cozmo is a real-life robot like you’ve only seen in the movies and he’s ready to be your loyal sidekick
  • Challenge Cozmo to games or use Explorer Mode to see things from his perspective
  • Includes 1 Cozmo robot, 3 Cubes, and 1 charger (USB power adapter not included)


Drone

While there are a number of drone options, here is the most affordable DJI drone on the market. This is the DJI Spark. It’s a solid drone, great reviews and probably your best option in the $500 range. 

Best Drones Under $100

Because we aren’t all ballers – here are the best drones under $100.

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These all have solid reviews and offer a lot of what the high end drones offer – except the price is significantly less. If whoever you are buying a drone for is young, we definitely recommend buying a drone under $100 rather than a pricey drone! 

 


 


Amazon Echo Dot

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The Amazon Echo Dot also made our tech gift for girls list. This little device may seem little but has lots of might! From playing music to working as an alarm clock – the little Amazon Echo Dot provides quite a bit of functionality for not a lot of money! 

 

Echo Dot for Kids

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If you fear your kids will break the Echo dot – buy a kid’s edition! That’s right – Amazon Echo Dot for kids comes in bright colors, with a protector and a 2-year worry-free guarantee. If your kids break it, return it and Amazon will replace it for free!

The Echo Dot for Kids also comes with 1 year of FreeTime Unlimited gives you access to over 1000 Audible books for kids, like Beauty & the Beast and Peter Pan, thousands of songs, and kid-favorite games and skills from Disney, National Geographic, Nickelodeon, and more


Gyroscope Robot Kit

Teach your kid all about robotics and gyroscopes with this robot kit!


iPhone – Buy Refurbished!

Something our family has done in the last few years is stopped buying the latest and greatest phone every single time a new one comes out. Honestly, the ways smart phones are now, they will last for several years if you take care of them! 

When we do buy a smart phone, for us or our kids – we always just buy it outright. We don’t want to be stuck to a certain phone carrier. It just makes us more financial sense for us and now that we have kids with phones, we always buy our iPhones refurbished. 

Gazelle offers refurbished iPhones and Androids at great prices, a warranty and you know where you are buying your phone from! 


Gaming Headset

 

I don’t know about your boys, but my boys are all ABOUT FORTNITE. It’s non-stop Fortnite Battle Royale in our house and our younger sons both asked for gaming headsets for Christmas. 

This is the gaming headset we went with. It’s affordable (under $30) has a ton of great reviews, and will work with both their computers and x-Box. 

P.S. Here is information you need to know about buying a Fortnite Gift Card.

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Kindle Fire HD 8

 

The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8 is an awesome tablet that offers quite a bit of power for not a lot of money. To make it even more teen-friendly, this tablet comes in a variety of fun colors! 

Amazon Fire HD 8 offers a fast 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, which is 50% faster than the Kindle Fire HD 7.  We have this in yellow. It is a sturdy tablet, that comes offers a lot to do at an affordable price!

BONUS: If your teen loses the tablet, you aren’t out a ton of money!

 


Portable Charger

Give your boy no excuse for not having a charged phone or tablet. These portable chargers or power bricks – whatever you want to call them have been a God send with our kids, especially on road trips! 

If you don’t have one, gift yourself one as well – I cannot tell you how many times I have had a dying phone battery and have been saved or helped another person by always carrying a charged portable charger! 



iPad Pro

 


If you are looking for a BIG tech gift for a boy (or girl) the iPad Pro is definitely a big gift that will last for years.

The iPad Pro offers quite a bit of more horsepower over the traditional iPad. Add a keyboard and you have a great tablet for note taking and doing work that was previously done on a laptop. 

Check out our post: Best Tablets for Kids


Bluetooth Headphones

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The Phasier bluetooth headphone are definitely a winner. These affordable bluetooth headphones are not the cheapest option, but definitely affordable. More important, these headphones offer great quality and sound.

These headphones offer HD sound – 8mm Speakers combined with Bluetooth 4.1 to create super accurate HD sound with powerful bass. Their bullet-shaped Comply T-400 M memory foam tips provide Total Isolation from external noise. They are magnetic for easy stow away. We have these and I have to say they are amazing for the money! You cannot beat the price for bluetooth headphones.


Robotic Arm Kit

One of my struggles with tech, I want the boys to learn – not just sit in front of a screen for hours on end! This robotic arm kit is a great STEM learning toy that is affordable and stimulates learning.


Boy Tech Gift Ideas

There you have it, our tech gift guide for boys. Did we miss something? Leave your suggestions fro tech gifts for boy in the comments and we will add them to our list.

Happy shopping!

 

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