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Holiday Gift Guide: 9 Gifts For The Commuter/Auto Enthusiast


The holidays are fast approaching, but most of us still need to go to work in order to pay the bills so we can enjoy the holidays (and buy gifts from these great gift guides!) Our Holiday Gift Guide provides a few ideas to keep your favorite tech-lover happy this holiday season. In case you need a refresher, there have been stocking stuffers, gifts for audiophiles, gifts to help you reach your fitness goals, and gifts for the home and smart home. Today we’ll look some gifts for your favorite commuter or auto enthusiast.



World’s smallest, most powerful USB car chargers

  • Boast 12 watts of power to fully charge any USB-powered device at the fastest rate possible
  • Feature a low-profile design that fits flush in most vehicle power sockets
  • Illuminated USB port makes it easy for users to plug in USB cables in the dark
  • reVOLT dual simultaneously charges two devices without having to sacrifice its powerful wattage
  • Ideal for long commutes or road trips

MSRP: $14.99 for reVOLT | $24.99 for reVOLT dual

  Purchase reVOLT from Amazon  Purchase reVOLT dual from Amazon

SCOSCHE: magicMOUNT XL Tablet Series

SCOSCHE magicMOUNT Dash Window

Versatile mounting system conveniently mounts smart devices of all sizes on various surfaces for easy viewing and use

  • Affixes to mobile devices using a high-powered magnetic system made of device-safe neodymium magnets
  • Flexible design allows for devices to be mounted in a 360 degree fashion, permitting countless landscape or portrait viewing angles
  • Simply hover a smartphone, tablet or other mobile device over the magnetic surface to instantly secure it in place
  • magicMOUNT XL Surface: mounts tablets and smartphones flush on almost any surface including dashboards, office walls or kitchen backsplashes to easily view and listen to movies and music, conduct hands-free calls, surf the Internet, view tonight’s recipe and more
  • magicMOUNT XL Dash/Window: mounts tablets on vehicle’s dash or window to allow for hands-free navigation and media streaming

 MSRP: $24.99 – $34.99

  Purchase from Amazon

Bracketron: Road Boost XL

Bracketron Road Boost

Portable and powerful jump-starter for your car and devices

  • 3-in-1 emergency jump-start power bank for your vehicle
  • Doubles as mobile device charger, flashlight and SOS signaler
  • Comes with jumper cables, car and home chargers
  • 12,000mAh battery capacity with output voltage indicator
  • Small 6.5 x 3 x 1 inch size allows you to store it in your glove box
  • 3000 uses battery life cycle

MSRP: $129.95

  Purchase from Amazon

Griffin Technology: iTrip AUX Bluetooth

Griffin iTrip AUX BT

Add Bluetooth wireless connectivity from any smart device to your car stereo for clean sound 

  • Plugs into dash or console 12 volt accessory outlet and include 2′ AUX cable for direct connection to your car stereo’s AUX-in port
  • Features top-notch wireless audio connection from your Bluetooth-capable tablet or smartphone to your car stereo
  • Simple, quick, one-time-only Bluetooth pairing remembers your mobile device to automatically pair the next time you get in your car

MSRP: $49.99

  Purchase from Amazon

Griffin Technology: iTrip AUX with AutoPilot

Griffin iTrip AUX wAuto Pilot

Easily control, charge and play your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch through your car stereo 

  • Simple design gives you a clean, direct connection from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch to your car stereo through its AUX-in port
  • Ground-loop isolation circuitry gives you audio free of ignition noise
  • Built-in Lightning connector provides fast, safe 12 watt charging while you listen
  • AutoPilot playback controls on the knob give you fingertip control over your touchscreen device that lets you keep your eyes on the road
  • Work great with Pandora, Spotify, iTunes and more

MSRP: $49.99

  Purchase from Amazon

Satechi: Apple Watch Mount

Satechi Apple Watch Mount

Safely and securely allows users to access Apple Watch anytime, anywhere

  • Easily mounts Apple Watch on steering wheels, bicycle or motorcycle handlebars, treadmills and more, giving them hands-free access to the device while on the go
  • Access the Apple Watch features while remaining hands-free and keeping eyes on the task at hand
  • Control music, activate Siri, answer calls, read messages and monitor your workout via your favorite fitness app on their Apple Watch
  • When mounted on a steering wheel, the Apple Watch Mount allows users to bring CarPlay into their fingertips without obstructing their view of the road
  • Conveniently rotates 360 degrees, allowing for endless access and viewing angles
  • Made of a sleek, black TPU material, ensuring a secure grip that always stays in place regardless of where it is mounted
  • Available in two Apple Watch sizes, 38mm or 42mm

MSRP: $14.99

  Purchase 38mm from Amazon  Purchase 42mm from Amazon

booq: Cobra squeeze

booq Cobra squeeze

Contoured laptop bag boasts a slim profile, superior storage capacity and sustainable fabric made from recycled plastic bottles

  • Slim and uniquely contoured design is packed with storage options: two external side pockets, a designated pocket for a mobile phone, and a large main compartment with five slip pockets and one zipper pocket
  • Exterior material is a high-performance bionic fabric made from 47 percent recycled plastic and 53 percent cotton
  • Densely padded laptop compartment keeps 13-15″ Macs and PCs safe and scratch-free
  • Ergonomically designed shoulder straps maximize comfort and conform to all body types

MSRP: $195

  Purchase from Amazon

Griffin Technology: Harris Tweed Bag for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

Griffin Harris Tweed Bag

Luxurious Harris Tweed woolen fabric comes from only one place in the world: the islands of the Outer Hebrides off the coast of Scotland where for more than a century resident weavers have spun, dyed & hand woven it in their homes 

  • From tweed jackets to tech accessories, no you can carry your MacBook Pro and MacBook Air in genuine Griffin Technology Harris Tweed bag with luxurious leather accents.
  • Designed to fit all models of MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, the center compartment is padded and fully lined for protection.
  • Embraced by royalty and Hollywood icons, to the finest designers of couture, Harris Tweed is considered a timeless classic textile made by local artisans
  • Increased functionality with an exterior zip pocket to keep phones, passports, credit cards and all things travel related while also being organized and accessible.
  • Details in design include quality construction, genuine leather and black-satin metal appointments.

MSRP: $249

  Purchase from Amazon

Satechi: Aluminum Portable Energy Stations

Satechi Aluminum Portable Energy Solutions

Powerful, compact on-the-go battery packs keep USB devices juiced anytime, anywhere

  • SX5 (5,000mAh): features one 1A charging port to provide power for a variety of devices
  • SX10 (10,000mAh): features two 1A and one 2.4A to charge up to three devices simultaneously
  • SX20 (20,000mAh): two 1A ports and two 2.4A USB charging ports that can charge up to four devices at once
  • Powerful charging capacities ensure users are never left with a dead smartphone or tablet battery
  • Elegant, aluminum exterior with compact design fits easily into any purse, laptop bag, backpack or suitcase
  • Battery indicator light shows how much juice is remaining
  • Integrated bright LED flashlight, ideal for any outdoor, camping or road tripping adventure

MSRP: $19.99 for SX5 | $29.99 for SX10 | $39.99 for SX20

  Purchase SX5 from Amazon  Purchase SX10 from Amazon  Purchase SX20 from Amazon

Stay tuned for more gift guides. Up next, gifts for the adventurer.

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