If you’re looking for the perfect gift this Valentine’s Day, may we suggest something high-tech? Though you might not think gadgets are romantic, any of the high-tech toys on this gift list are sure to please your sweetheart long after flowers will have wilted. And because it’s Valentine’s Day, look for these gifts in red or pink.
1. Albergo Clock Radio with Bluetooth
You may think radios are old-school, but this modern device combines all the handy features of a bedside alarm clock with a Bluetooth speaker that pairs with your smartphone or tablet. The alarm is simple to set, with instructions on the display so there’s never a need to guess or pull out the instruction manual. It’s hard to ask for a better alarm clock than that.
The Albergo comes in a variety of colors to match your decor, including glossy red.
Price: $299 on Amazon
2. Libratone Loop Wireless Speaker
If you’re looking for sound with style, you can’t go wrong with the Libratone Loop, a wireless speaker with an award-winning circular design. The Loop connects to your Wi-Fi network to play music over AirPlay or DLNA, and despite its small size, this little device manages to fill the whole room with sound.
The Loop can be mounted on a wall or placed anywhere using the included stand — and with a design like this, we definitely recommend placing it where it can be easily seen.
Price: $427.99 on Amazon
3. Beats Wireless Headphones
For music on the go, you really can’t do better than Beats. You get great sound with great style.
The latest Beats wireless headphones sync with your music player via Bluetooth to provide crisp sound and up to 10 hours of play time without the annoyance of tangled cables. Music controls on the ear cup make them easy to use, and a folding design makes them easy to carry — perfect for any commuter.
Price: $279 on Amazon
4. Nexus 5 Android Smartphone
If you’re in the market for an Android smartphone, check out the LG Nexus 5, a powerful five-inch headset that runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat).
Its large size makes the Nexus 5 great for playing games or watching movies, and the fact that it’s a Nexus device means you’re running pure Android with all of the latest updates from Google.
Despite a large screen, the Nexus 5 is a svelte 0.34 inches deep and weighs in at only 4.59 ounces. What’s not to love about that?
Price: $349 for 16GB from google.com
5. Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Android Tablet
Seven-inch tablets are pocket-sized and portable, making them the perfect gadgets for reading books, magazines, websites or emails on the go.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 offers great performance and perks that make it stand out from the rest of the pack, bundled with a case, three months of Netflix, Hulu Plus and SiriusXM Internet Radio, 12 months of Boingo Wi-Fi access, two years of Dropbox access and even more perks.
Look for the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 in Garnet Red.
Price: $199 on Amazon
6. Fitbit Flex Fitness Tracker
If you want to give the gift of fitness, we can’t imagine going with anything other than this Fitbit wristband, which monitors exercise, sleep and weight to help anyone who listed “getting in shape” as one of their New Year’s resolutions.
The Flex wristband syncs wirelessly via Bluetooth with a computer or smartphone, where you can set goals, check current activity status and monitor day-to-day progress. And if its tracking features aren’t enough, the Flex has a silent vibrating alarm for waking wearers without waking their partners — handy for couples on different schedules.
Though the Flex is one gadget on this list that doesn’t come in red, it is available in a variety of colors including pink.
Price: $99 from fitbit.com
7. Scottevest Women’s Trenchcoat
Any gadget-lover is sure to appreciate a coat from Scottevest, designed with plenty of pockets for carrying your tech. The Women’s Trench has the classic style of a trenchcoat along with 18 pockets and a weight management system so you can stuff them all without feeling (or looking) loaded down. Why carry a purse when you can keep everything you need within easy reach in your coat pockets?
Scottevest offers an equally nice trenchcoat for men, but it doesn’t come in red —which may or may not be a bad thing.
Price: $150 from scottevest.com
Isn’t one of these gifts just right for your special someone? Whatever you’re giving this holiday, we hope you have a great Valentine’s Day!
This article was written by Elizabeth Harper and originally appeared on Techlicious.
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