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Gift shopping was a bit simpler before the internet. You went to the store, and if you didn’t find something, you went to a different store. Now, the options are virtually endless, but how do you sift through it all and find the really good stuff? If you’re feeling overwhelmed with gift ideas, then take a deep breath because we went through and narrowed it down for you. Here are 20 fun, useful, and just plain cool gifts to help you get your holiday shopping done on time. 

Apple Watch Wireless Charger Keychain

Pop your Apple Watch onto this convenient 950mAh keychain charger whenever you see the battery getting low. Pocket-sized with protections for overheating, over-current, over-voltage, and short-circuiting, this charger works with any Apple Watch and is only $18.99 (reg. $49). 

Wicked Ball: Interactive Pet Toy

Keep your dog engaged and active while you’re not at home using this automatic dog toy. Set it to gentle, normal, or active depending on your dog’s comfort, and it’ll bounce, roll, and avoid getting caught in the furniture. You can even set it to go through cycles of rest and activity so you don’t wear your best friend out. Get it for $39.99 (reg. $49).

WonderCube Pro: All-In-One Mobile Keyring (2-Pack)

Skip the cable web and carry a charger that’s compatible with all Android and Apple devices. Use the one-inch expandable foldout cable for quick charging, or set up the phone stand for a quick way to stream comfortably on the go. It even has an LED light built-in, and you can get two of them for $79.95 (reg. $118).

Apple Watch Portable USB Charger

Avoid the hassle of a clunky Apple Watch charger and plug this one in almost anywhere. Compact, magnetic, and sturdy, this charger can go anywhere you’d take your Apple Watch, and it’s on sale for $14.99 (reg. $39).

EP Light Sunrise Lamp

Add some ambiance to your space with this unique LED bulb. Each bulb is handcrafted from drop-resistant resin and is one-of-a-kind. A Sunrise Lamp could last for up to 50,000 hours of illumination, and they’re only $28.99 (reg. $39).

MagStack Foldable 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Station

Cut the cable clutter with this foldable wireless charger that’s compatible with wireless compatible smartphones, Apple Watch series one through six, and Qi-enabled Bluetooth earbuds. Great for travel or home, this portable charger is on sale for $44.99 ($69).

AquaSonic Black Series Toothbrush and Travel Case

Nurture those pearly whites with a toothbrush that packs a 40,000 VPM motor and brushing motions that whiten, massage, and clean your teeth. Electric toothbrushes have been proven to remove more plaque than manual ones, and you can get this one while it’s $39.99 (reg. $189).

Allergy Test My Pet Kit

Caught your dog in another sneezing fit? This pet allergy test kit takes a quick, painless saliva sample and checks if your dog is allergic or sensitive to 100 common factors you could have around the house or in the yard. See if there’s a reason your dog should avoid a certain brand of food when you get three of these Pet Allergy Test Kits on sale for $69.99 (reg. $107).

MEAZOR 6-in-1 Multifunction Digital Laser Measure Tool

Ditch the tape and use lasers to measure a room. This Indiegogo-funded measurement tool could help you create a full 2D floor plan scan, measure curves and distances up to 82 feet, and it works as a bubble level and protractor. The MEAZOR is compact, super portable, made from durable aluminum, and is on sale for $199.99 (reg. $229).

Petoi Bittle: Palm-Sized Robot Dog for STEM and Fun!

Get a dog that can teach your child or teen to code. Petoi Bittle is a fully-programmable STEM and robotics kit that you can teach to walk, run, and do all sorts of tricks. Learn Scratch, C++, or Python and start coding with this Kickstarter-funded educational toy that’s been marked down to $259 (reg. $329).

PICO Planter Herb Garden

Make gardening easier with a Kickstarter-funded kit that waters itself, provides its own grow lights, and can be mounted almost anywhere. Grow anything that can fit in the pot or rest under the telescopic grow light. You can even daisy chain multiple PICOs together, and each of them is only $39.99 (reg. $49).

Chronowatch C-Max Call Time Smartwatch

Snap on an Apple Watch alternative that packs 14 fun features under one changeable watch face. Get the basic smartwatch functions like controlling calls and getting message alerts, and do more with fitness tracking and health monitoring. This watch is IP67-rated and on sale for $49.99 (reg. $159).

Fenne Hair Dryer

Take your salon-quality hair dryer with you almost anywhere. This compact hairdryer is lightweight but still packs three speed settings and two attachments for concentrated drying and diffusing. No more bad hair days while you travel for the holidays when you get the Fenne Hair Dryer for $29.99 (reg. $350).

JBL Live Free True Wireless in-Ear Noise Canceling Bluetooth Earbuds

Whether you want to immerse yourself in music and nothing else or let some of the sounds of the world through, these earbuds are a great choice for a low price. Get up to seven hours of battery life from one charge, boost that with the case that holds up to 14 additional hours, and get them for just $49.99 (reg. $149).

Flux 7 TWS Earbuds with Wireless Charging Case and Power Bank

Listen to music and charge your phone because these earbuds have a case that doubles as a 2,000mAh power bank. Enjoy intelligent noise reduction and a pair of earbuds that are resistant to water and sweat when you get this pair for $19.99 (reg. $99).

MILANO Stovetop Espresso Maker and EZ Latte Milk Frother Set

Bring your visiting family a cup of fresh espresso with this easy-to-use espresso maker, or make it fancy with the stainless steel frother. Both are easy to clean, totally portable, and you can get the pair on sale for $58.50 (reg. $65).

8-in-1 Maglight Mini Super Bright Utility Flashlight

Use this pocket-sized flashlight almost anywhere using the magnetic backing, carabiner, and kickstand. Shine up to 800 lumens with a flashlight that also comes with a built-in bottle opener. Rechargeable, waterproof, and dustproof, this utility flashlight is only $21.99 (reg. $29).

Mobile Pixels Mini Mouse

Work at your desk or present in front of a crowd with this multi-purpose mouse. Use it as a comfortable mouse at your work computer or switch on the laser pointer during presentation mode. The Mini Mouse even has a soft click to limit disturbances, and you can get it for $49.99 (reg. $59).

Smile Idol™ X7 Sonic Toothbrush With 4 Brush Heads

This electric toothbrush has six sonic functions to help remove the maximum amount of plaque, and a four-hour charge could last for up to 120 uses. Get cues every 30 seconds signaling it’s time to move onto the next area of your mouth, and use any of the four replacement brush heads when one gets worn out. This toothbrush could make it easier to keep up your oral hygiene, and you can get it for $19.99 (reg. $89).

3-in-1 360⁰ Self Videographer with Bluetooth Speaker and Remote Control

Make video chatting or vlogging feel more natural with a motion tracker that lets you walk and talk. Just mount your phone and this rechargeable videographer will follow your face and body wherever you go whether you’re talking over Facebook, Zoom, live-streaming, snapping a photo, or shooting a video. You don’t even need an app, and it’s only $59.99 (reg. $149). 

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