Holiday Gift Guide 2016 (For Tech Geeks) Part 5: Toys

Gift Idea: Samsung Gear VR

Who Wants It: Alan (Aerohive Technical Publications)

Why They Want It: This is great for people who want to try Virtual Reality, but don’t want to spend lots of money.





Gift Idea: Airwheel S8 – Electric Scooter

Who Wants It: Alan (Aerohive Technical Publications)

Why They Want It: This is great for people who don’t want to style a fixie or a skateboard.





Gift Idea: Wi-Fi Barbe

Who Wants It: Mat (Aerohive Product Marketing)

Why They Want It: I want one because our marketing team was too tight to *buy the real one. Now I’m travelling around with a regular, $7.95 barbie in my suitcase. (*Wi-Fi Barbie is an IoT device that can be hacked)







Gift Idea: FLIR ONE

Who Wants It: Bill Willingham (Aerohive customer: Enterprise Systems Engineer at Baltimore County Public Schools)

Why They Want It: Why not? I mean there are practical uses for it, but it’s just cool (or not, depends upon what you’re looking at)!






 

Gift Idea: Retro Pi kit

Who Wants It: Karl (Aerohive Client Services)

Why They Want It: This is a mini-computer that is set up as a retro gaming emulator. It can play anything from old Atari games to Nintendo. This can be a lot of fun for people who liked to play old-school video games. The system uses the Raspberry Pi 3. But with a simple change of an SD card, it can be changed into all kinds of very useful things … from a powerful wireless troubleshooting tool, to a DYI spectrum analyzer, or a multimedia system for your home. There are hundreds of projects that the Raspberry Pi 3 can be used for!



Gift Idea: Onagofly Nano Drone

Who Wants It: Bradley (Director of IT at Brainerd Baptist School)

Why They Want it: I think my kids would love to be able to see our neighborhood and around their school from high above!



To see the entire gift list, read these posts:

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 (For Tech Geeks) Part 1: Electronics

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 (For Tech Geeks) Part 2: Entertainment

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 (For Tech Geeks) Part 3: Commuter

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 (For Tech Geeks) Part 4: Home

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 (For Tech Geeks) Part 5: Toys

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Amanda Henry is Editorial Director, Content Marketing at Aerohive and Editor in Chief of boundless magazine.

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