Shopping for a techie can be tough, especially in a world where what’s new moves at lightning speed and self-driving cars are still, well, a wee bit expensive. Thankfully, UncommonGoods has your back this year. Of our many out-of-the-box gifts designed for the tech-inclined, we’ve selected ten of our favorites, from super-smart grow-it-yourself herb gardens to iPhone cases that defy the laws of physics. Maybe “UncommonGizmos” wouldn’t have been such a bad name after all? But I digress. Read on for more.
At-home agriculture may seem a little retro, but this (mostly) hands-off LED-powered garden brings it into the 21st century.
The dirtiness of one’s cell phone is a near-inescapable fact of modern life. We say near-inescapable, of course, because of this handy germ zapper.
Carry 12 hours’ worth of light in your tote with this sturdy, compact solar-powered device.
This handy gadget helps regulate your breathing, making falling asleep—a tough task in a world full of screens—a breeze.
Who needs a classic analog clock when you can have one that straight-up spells the time out for you?
Marry nostalgia and cutting-edge tech with the aid of this Bluetooth® speaker crafted from a recycled LP.
Say “hi” and “love you” and everything in between from afar with the aid of our favorite Wi Fi-powered lamp.
A cell phone case that defies the most powerful force on Earth?! Now we’re talking.
These interlocking LED panels snap together to create exquisite works of light-up art.
Pelvic floor exercises? Yes, ladies: There’s an app—and associated gizmo—for that.