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2016 Electrical Gadget Gift Guide

These days, your kids can’t even keep up with what’s new in technology… So how are you supposed to find the perfect electrical gifts? Easy - with the help of the emperors of electronics – Mr. Electric®. And this year, one of the biggest for tech, offers a host of options for all ages and budgets…

What are the best electrical gifts for the 2016 holiday season?

  • For Anyone
    • Echo Dot ($50)
      Order pizza, check the weather, play music, or link to your home automation system… Amazon’s latest gadget lets you put the power of Alexa in any room in your home. Small, wireless, with a built-in speaker and available in an array of colors.
    • Google Home ($129)
      Rival to Amazon’s Echo, Google’s smart speaker features an AI-powered Google Assistant standing by to do your bidding.
    • Tile Slim Phone Finder ($40)
      Tired of losing your phone? If it’s in Bluetooth range, this thin and tiny tracker has its own long-lived battery.
    • Customized iPhone Cases ($40)
      From custom photo cases to wood grain, 3-D football, and even one that looks like an 80’s music cassette, find the coolest cases for your friend of family member’s most coveted possession.
    • HP Sprocket Bluetooth Portable Photo Printer ($129)
      From teenage social media aficionados to grandparents, you can’t go wrong with this portable little photo printer. The free app allows you to print quickly and easily from your Apple or Android smartphone.
    • Apple Watch (from $369) or Fitbit (from $100) Smart Watch
      Measure steps and calories, track sleep, and more with the Fitbit Charge 2, or add a few more apps and fun bells and whistles with the Apple Watch Series 2.
    • Wacom Bamboo Notepad ($130)
      Sketch artist and note-takers – you’re saved! Write a note or create a drawing on this ingenious device, instantly saving it to your smartphone or tablet.
    • Wi-Fi Range Extenders ($20-100+)
      Increase your Wi-Fi range and speed with these easy plug-in devices: The TP-Link ($99) expands range up to 10,000 square feet – great for simultaneous gaming and streaming. On a budget? Deliver a smaller boost of up to 300Mbps with the NetGear N300 ($29).
  • For the Kids
    • Polaroid Cube Action Camera ($75-100)
      Mount it to a bicycle helmet, skateboard, surfboard, and more. This waterproof, shockproof camera lets kids capture every adventure.
    • Fire HD Tablet ($49)
      Introduce younger kids and tweens to the joys of tablet ownership with a sturdy and affordable Fire. Setup and parental controls make safety a snap, from games to streaming and reading. Have a gaggle of kids to make giggle? Buy them in multi-pack for an even bigger bargain.
    • Samsung Gear VR Headset ($60-99)
      Take games and movies to a new level with this amazing virtual reality headset. Wait till the kids go to bed and give ‘em a whirl.
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    • VicTsing Wireless Waterproof Shower Speaker ($20)
      This waterproof speaker with 5W drive is shockproof, waterproof and dustproof. Includes built-in MIC, Bluetooth speaker, hands-free function and a 6-hour rechargeable battery.
    • Anki Cozmos ($180)
      This kid-friend AI has lots of personality. Built into a miniature bulldozer-like robot, he’s self-aware, can recognize his owner, express feeling and play games. So much fun even big techies want to invite him home to play.

Add a little buzz to the holiday season with the latest electrical gifts, giving yourself the gift of ease-of-installation with the help of Mr. Electric. Contact us today.