Our Favorite Tech Gifts of the Year

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As the editors of POPSUGAR Tech, we search high and low every day for the newest, hottest gadgets and accessories. For the holidays, we've singled out our absolute favorites! In the gallery, take a look at our editor-approved gift picks for 2014. Then, check out all of our gift guides to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

— Additional reporting by Kelly Schwarze and Lisette Mejia

Moment Lenses

Moment Lenses

Moment Lenses ($100 each) are wonderful, high-quality fish-eye lenses for smartphones. Perfect to use with the new Instagram app Hyperlapse.

Ototo

Ototo

Ototo ($95) is an awesome gift for kids! Ototo allows you to turn anything into a musical instrument.

Camera USB Drive

Camera USB Drive

Check out these adorable minireplicas of cameras as 8GB USB drives ($20)! Choose from a micro Nikon or Canon DSLR.

Engineer Prints

Engineer Prints

Human-size your photographs with these black-and-white 3-feet-by-4-feet engineer prints ($25). They've got a lo-fi, lightweight kind of feel.

LittleBits Ugly Sweater Hack

LittleBits Ugly Sweater Hack

With this LittleBits DIY kit ($45), you can construct an LED light-powered "ugly" Christmas sweater that can pulse and glow.

Sphero Ollie

Sphero Ollie

The wickedly fast robot Sphero Ollie ($100) can hit a max speed of 14 miles per hour. Best of all, it's controlled by your smartphone. It's designed to be a speed racer, but you can perform a number of tricks as well.

Keys-To-Go Keyboard

Keys-To-Go Keyboard

Logitech's Keys-To-Go keyboard ($70) is the ultimate portable accessory for iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, and more. It's Bluetooth-enabled, so you won't be tangled up in cables, and its rechargeable battery lasts three months. Plus, you can wipe spills and messes right off it.

Pebble Watch

Pebble Watch

The smartphone-enabled Pebble watch ($99) is still our preferred smartwatch because it works with both iOS and Android devices, and the battery life is incredible. The epaper screen makes its notifications and info highly readable in daylight. While it's not the smartest watch (no microphone, no data plan), it does work beautifully with many apps already on your phone, like RunKeeper and GoPro.

iPhone 5 Super Suit

iPhone 5 Super Suit

Ditch the waterproof disposable cameras with the iPhone Super Suit ($79), which allows iPhones to take a swim and live to tell the tale. The case seals your device in with complete waterproof protection. An iPhone 6 version is coming soon!

Night Cable For iPhone or Android

Night Cable For iPhone or Android

Don't you hate fumbling for bedside cables? Native Union's Night Cable ($40 for iPhone lightning or Android micro USB) fixes that with its weighted knot that can anchor the cable to any flat surface. The cable is also over nine feet long, so there's no place it can't reach. Plus, its retro styling means that anyone will be happy to leave the Night Cable out on display.

Marshall Stanmore Speaker

Marshall Stanmore Speaker

Feeling like splurging on your audiophile? This Marshall Stanmore Speaker ($400) is the ultimate gift for any music junkie. The luxe analog knobs and brass details will make him feel like a roadie on tour with his favorite band! It's vintage-inspired but updated for the 21st century. The speaker connects via Bluetooth or the included coil cord that can plug into any standard headphone jack.

Modern-Day Prints

Modern-Day Prints

"Nothing good comes from hitting reply" is just one of the hilarious prints ($58, originally $75) that capture the things you two say to one another all the time.

LOLz Flags

LOLz Flags

Any modern girl will appreciate these festive flags ($25) — they'd make the perfect photo-booth props, wouldn't they?

Gem Speaker

Gem Speaker

Yup, that's a giant gem speaker ($40), and it's perfect for the girl who loves music just as much as she loves to stand out.

Emoji Pins

Emoji Pins

We can think of so many fun uses for these incredible Emoji pins ($25).

Hello Doormat

Hello Doormat

Friends come over all the time when you're in college, which is why this fun eight-bit doormat ($50) is the perfect welcome for unexpected guests.

Laptop Bag

Laptop Bag

This O.G. bag ($295) from Lo & Sons is definitely spacious enough for a laptop, notebook, gym clothes, and then some. Plus, it comes with a wide sleeve that can be slipped over luggage handles for a trip back home.

Photo-App Pins

Photo-App Pins

Fun photo-app pins ($12) will be great for holding photos of you two in place or embellishing her backpack.

Portable Speaker

Portable Speaker

The supercompact Nixon Mini Blaster Speaker ($100) can slip in even the smallest of day bags. Also comes in black and pink.

Lomography Fisheye Camera

Lomography Fisheye Camera

See the world through a different perspective with the ridiculously cute Hello Kitty Blue Lomography Fisheye Camera ($66).

Laptop Case

Laptop Case

Lined with fleece and printed in a universally cool gray-striped recycled canvas, the Baggu Laptop Case ($36) fits a 15-inch laptop.

Web-Enabled Digital Frame

Web-Enabled Digital Frame

Not your run-of-the-mill digital frame, the Nixplay WiFi Frame ($70-$200) lets you show off photos from any storage device and social platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Picasa, and Flickr. Plus, connect photos with up to 10 frames and update photos instantly to the frame with the iOS and Android app.

Iris Smart Home Kit

Iris Smart Home Kit

The Lowes Iris Smart Home Kit ($299) offers peace of mind for residents, along with those in their extended family. Monitor just about everything in the home with the starter kit that includes door and window sensors, motion detector, and a smart thermostat, among other items that can all be accessed from a smartphone, tablet, or computer by anyone on the Iris account.

Leather iPad Clutch

Leather iPad Clutch

The soft leather exterior of the Clare Vivier iPad Zipcase ($156-$178) comes in six different colors and fits an iPad or iPad Mini.

App-Controlled Coffeemaker

App-Controlled Coffeemaker

For those that need to know the coffee is coming before they even get out of bed, there's the Belkin WeMo-powered Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker ($150), which works with Apple and Android devices. It lets you schedule brew times in advance from the comfort of your phone, and it'll even alert you when you need to change the filters.

Astrology Phone Case

Astrology Phone Case

The signs of the zodiac get fun graphic treatment with these Kate Spade Saturday iPhone Cases ($25).

Working Telephone Bag

Working Telephone Bag

This Betsey Johnson Phone Bag ($88) is cute as can be, but — surprise! — that phone handle actually works. The handset connects to any cell phone that can be tucked away inside the bag.

Cone Speaker

Cone Speaker

The Cone Speaker ($399) is one beauty of an electronic. It works with a Rdio streaming music subscription to learn what sort of music you want to hear and when. Use your voice or turn the Cone's dial to skip songs.

Phone Armband

Phone Armband

Choose from six different colors of the Free People Sport Armband ($18) to keep your iPhone 4, 5, 5S, or iPod Touch close by through the most strenuous of activities.

Polka-Dot Wireless Headphones

Polka-Dot Wireless Headphones

Who says headphones have to be boring? The Kate Spade Le Pavillion Wireless Headphones ($128) keep you cord-free with a Bluetooth range of 30 feet and will have you talking or listening to tunes for up to six hours.

Tory Burch Fitbit Bracelet

Tory Burch Fitbit Bracelet

Fitness trackers aren't usually the prettiest wearable tech out there, which is why the Tory Burch for Fitbit Bracelet ($195) is a godsend for fashion fiends that still want to make sure they're meeting their goals. The Fitbit Flex tracker the bracelet pairs with is sold separately.

Tablet Crossbody Bag

Tablet Crossbody Bag

The Rebecca Minkoff Dylan Tech Cross Body Bag ($425) has an exterior zipper pocket to keep your tablet separate from the rest of the gear stored in this leather purse.