Whether it’s for your handyman, gadget-lover, or geek, tools and gadgets are some of the most fun gifts you can buy.  It never ceases to amaze me each year as we assemble our gift lists, at how much innovation and inventiveness is out there creating amazing, exciting, and useful tools and gadgets that make life easier, safer, and more enjoyable.

Tools and Gadgets Amazon Echo DotOf course, the category tools and gadgets covers a wide variety of gifts, but for our list, we tried to find tools and gadgets that are designed to help the tool lover among your family and friends while also providing the novelty of the new inventions they love.

We were able to find everything from a credit card, pen, and bracelet multi-tools, to tactical flashlights, to rugged speakers, to sunlight simulating lamps, and more.  The thing that all of these tools and gadgets have in common, and what makes these gifts different from those you will find on other gift lists, is that they are all highly-rated.  We wanted gifts on our list that actually work and that tools and gadgets lover on your gift list will actually use.


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We searched gift sites, gift forums, tool forums, social media sites, retail sites, new invention sites, and manufacturer sites to find new tools and home gadgets that will put a smile on your tool lover’s face.


Take a look at our list and see if one of these new tools and gadgets is the best gift for your family member or friend!


#1 – Smart RSQ 25-in-1 Multi-Tool Card Survival Pocket Credit Card Tool

Tools and Gadgets 25-in-1 Multi-Tool CardThere are plenty of credit card multi-tools on the market, but the Smart RSQ 25-in-1 Multi-Tool Card Survival Pocket Credit Card Tool has more tools and performs more functions than most of them.  Whether you need to unscrew, cut, peel, bend, measure, or open cans, letter, boxes, or bottles, this is the compact, lightweight, credit-card sized multi-tool that does it all and yet fits neatly in your wallet.  It even functions as a handy smartphone stand.  Your friend or family member can use it in their emergency or disaster pack, in camping, hiking, or survival kits, in their fishing or hunting toolbox, or in a bug-out or military bag.

With a new, more durable, more functional design, this stainless steel multi-tool won’t bend, break, or rust and includes a variety of useful tools including 4-screwdrivers, can opener, letter opener, cable stripper and bender, smartphone stand, 9-wrenches, key ring hole, fruit peeler, 2-rulers (inches and centimeters), bottle opener, knife blade, and saw blade.

It also comes with a black carrying sleeve that protects your pocket or wallet, a no-questions-asked 100% money back guarantee, and has to be one of the handiest tools and gadgets available.







#2 – Sphere Gadget Technologies Lightphoria 10,000 Lux Energy Light Lamp

Tools and Gadgets Sphere Gadget Techologies Lightphoria Energy LightScience says if we work inside and stay out of the sun for too long, it affects our mood, energy levels, and sleep patterns.  The answer is to use an artificial sun source like the Sphere Gadget Technologies Lightphoria 10,000 Lux Energy Light Lamp that simulates natural sunlight while eliminating the dangerous UV rays.  It uses an array of 72 eye-optimized LED lights to deliver 10,000 lux of wide-spectrum white light simulating natural sunlight.  Your gadget-lover will place this soothing glare-free, flicker-free light 12-18 inches away while reading, eating a meal, watching TV, getting ready in the morning, or working for just 20-30 minutes to significantly improve their energy levels and regulate sleep patterns. The compact design offers a tilt-back stand, programmable 15, 30, 45-minute timer, and intensity level settings and with its 110V-240V worldwide-compatible AC power adapter, compact size, and lightweight, they will be able to take it with them anywhere in its included nylon travel pouch.  It comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and a 1-Year warranty for peace of mind and is sure to be one of the hottest tools and gadgets this year.



#3 – RAK Magnetic Wristband

Tools and Gadgets Magnogrip 311-090 Magnetic WristbandSometimes it’s the little things that have the biggest impact.  The RAK Magnetic Wristband is one of those simple tools that can make a big difference in how efficiently your tool-lover works.  There are plenty of magnetic wristbands available, but the difference is that this one really works.  This time-saving, third helping hand comes with 10 very strong, efficiently-placed, integrated magnets that surround almost the entire wrist to easily hold screws, nails, drill bits, and the countless other metal pieces they need to get the job done.  It features a lightweight and breathable 100% nylon fabric wristband with a soft, breathable padded mesh inner layer.  How many times has your gadget lover found themselves suffering through the headache of dropping or even losing screws, nails, bolts, washers, pins, needles, drill bits, fasteners, or small tools?  This handy wrist tool can reduce their frustration and help them finish their tasks in less time.  It comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee with a 1-Year no-questions-asked return policy.



#4 – Etekcity Lasergrip 1080 Non-Contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer

Tools and Gadgets Etekcity Lasergrip 1080 Non-Contact Thermal GunDigital laser infrared thermometers are the latest tool finding their way into toolboxes everywhere to enhance safety and provide information that can prevent damage to equipment or help cook the perfect steak.  The Etekcity Lasergrip 1080 Non-Contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer will be handy for your gadget-lover whether their working on their car, fixing something around the home or shop, cooking, barbequing, or any of a host of other temperature-dependent tasks.  They will get instant, highly-accurate temperature measurement simply and easily by just pointing, aiming, and reading the measurement without ever needing to come in contact with the surface and at greater distances than many other IR thermometers.  Its integrated laser visual guidance makes sure you’re measuring exactly where you intend and its wide temperature measurement range from -58 to 1022 degrees F makes it practical for a wide range of measuring tasks indoors or outdoors.  Handy features include a backlit LCD screen for easier viewing in low-light conditions, an Auto-Off function to preserve battery life, and a low battery indicator to let you know when to change the battery.  Give them a useful safety gift that will help them measure temperatures accurately and safely.




#5 – J5 Tactical J5 Hyper V 400 Lumen 3 Mode Tactical Flashlight

Tools and Gadgets J5 Tactical Hyper V 400 Lumen FlashlightIf you think you’ve seen the brightest flashlight, you probably haven’t seen the J5 Tactical J5 Hyper V 400 Lumen 3 Mode Tactical LED Flashlight.  With an ultra-bright 400 lumens, in clear conditions, it can sweep bright white light over two football field lengths while allowing your tool-lover to adjust the beam by focusing it in and out.  It’s powerful, but efficient enough to last all night at its brightest on only three AAA batteries or several weeks with normal daily use.  This tactical flashlight is trusted by professionals everywhere including NASCAR’s Joe Gibbs Racing’s Number 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry driven by Carl Edwards.  An additional special feature is its high, low, and strobe intelligent light mode.  That special person on your gift list will be able to use this flashlight for all of their adventures including hunting, cycling, climbing, camping, construction, work tasks, and just about any outdoor activity.  Durable and compact, its constructed from a tough aluminum alloy and can easily be slipped into their pocket or clipped to their belt or backpack.  It comes with a money back guarantee and a hassle-free return policy.




#6 – Versatile Stylus 6-in-1 Pen Multi-Tool

Tools and Gadgets Versatile Stylus 6-in-1 Pen ToolMany multi-tools are easy to carry, but the Versatile Stylus 6-in-1 Pen Multi-Tool takes portability to a whole new level by combining six handy tools in one pen stylus your gadget-lover will be able to easily carry with them everywhere.  It includes a ballpoint pen, a universal touchscreen stylus, a ruler, a flat head screwdriver, a Phillips screwdriver, and a spirit level in one solid metal multi-function gadget that could save their bacon in a tight spot.  One handy feature we like is the built-in stylus that works with any touchscreen and provides more accurate control while protecting their devices from annoying fingerprints from dirty hands.  They will get a no-questions-asked 100% money back guarantee for peace of mind.  You will like that it comes in a premium gift box ready for gifting.  Give them a multi-tool that’s easy to carry and allows them to keep the most-used tools right at hand.


#7 – New Generation Amazon Echo Dot

Tools and Gadgets Amazon Echo DotThe New Generation Amazon Echo Dot is our personal favorite member of the tools and gadgets club because of its features, flexibility, functionality, and value.  I use my Echo Dot every day for music, information, sports, and news.  My wife uses hers to play audiobooks in addition to all her favorite songs on Amazon Music.  The latest generation model is really a bargain compared to the Amazon Echo which doesn’t have much more capability but is much more expensive.

It’s a totally hand-free device controlled by a gadget-lover’s voice with a built-in speaker for hearing Alexa’s voice and listening to music and other audio sources.  It also has the latest A2DP Bluetooth connectivity, dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz), and the ability to connect more capable stereo speakers or headphones using its 3.5 mm audio jack.

To use Dot, they will connect it to Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service using the Alexa app giving them access to play music, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and even control home automation devices instantly.  Alexa—the brain behind Echo Dot—is built in the cloud, so it is always getting smarter.

To control Dot, even from across the room with music playing, they will just say the wake word “Alexa” and Dot will respond instantly.  Once they have one, they will want more and Alexa will be able to respond intelligently to them from the closest one thanks to its built-in Echo Spatial Perception (ESP).  Plus, Dot is so sleek and compact (1.3″ x 3.3″ x 3.3″ (32 mm x 84 mm x 84 mm)), closely resembling but larger than a hockey puck, that it will be easy to place several of them around their home without anyone noticing.

They will be able to do so much with their new personal assistant including using it as a smart alarm clock, voice-activated home automation, a smart timer in the kitchen, hands-free voice control of Amazon Music, and even voice-shopping on Amazon for millions of products.

If they love music, they will love Amazon Dot which gives them the ability to control Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio, or TuneIn by just asking for their favorite artist or song, or requesting a specific genre or mood.  On Amazon Music, they will also be able to search for music by lyrics, when a song or album was released, or let Alexa pick the music for them.  If they get really into Amazon Music, they can also try Amazon Music Unlimited Free for 30 days which allows them to listen to any song, any time.

More recently, new skills have been added to Echo Dot to give it even more capabilities like ordering a pizza from Domino’s, requesting a ride from Uber, tracking your fitness with Fitbit, ordering flowers from 1-800-Flowers, and more, with even more skills being added every day.

I’m actually listening to my music on an Echo Dot right now while I’m writing this article.  This unbelievably capable device is an amazing value and an amazing gift!






#8 – Bench Dog 10-035 Bench Cookie Work Grippers

Tools and Gadgets Bench Dog 10-035 Bench CookieSimple, yet highly effective, no gadgeteer or tool lover should be without a set of Bench Dog 10-035 Bench Cookie Work Grippers.  One of the most useful tools and gadgets in our list, these versatile, non-slip bench pads feature high-friction rubber surfaces and a durable core. Useful for keeping projects from slipping while routing, sanding, assembling, and carving, these durable non-marring grippers also elevate your work away from the bench for better clearance while planing, sanding, carving, and painting and provide a level surface.




#9 – GOOLOO 600A Peak Portable Car Jump Starter and 15,000 mAh Power Bank

Tools and Gadgets Gooloo GP37 Car Jump StarterOne of the most popular automotive accessories, GOOLOO 600A Peak Portable Car Jump Starter and 15,000 mAh Power Bank completely replaces your gadget lover’s jumper cables and provides a compact, standalone method for jump-starting their car or truck up to 6.5L gas or 5.0L diesel.  It’s actually three different products in one combining a powerful 600 peak amp battery jump starter capable of starting their vehicle up to 30 times before needing recharging, with a lithium-ion mobile device external battery charger, and an emergency LED flashlight all in a compact design that will even fit in their pocket.  It’s built-in 15,000 mAh power bank has dual USB charging ports and is capable of charging a variety of portable electronic devices like smartphone, tablet, cameras, camcorders, GPS units MP3 players, wireless headphones, and portable game systems.  The emergency LED flashlight has three modes including flashlight, burst flashing, and SOS emergency.  It’s intelligent, microprocessor-controlled battery booster has built-in safety protection against reverse polarity, overcurrent, short-circuit, overload, over-voltage, and over-charging.  It also comes with a long 18-Month replacement warranty for peace of mind.  In addition to the jump starter, they will get a variety of laptop connectors and a 3-in-1 charge cable that together can charge many of the most popular portable electronic devices available.  Give your tool-lover the gift of safety and security.




#10 – Survival Tin 10-Piece Survival Kit

Tools and Gadgets 10-Piece Survival Kit TinThere are lots of survival kits available, but only the Survival Tin 10-Piece Survival Kit fits completely inside a tiny, lightweight, and waterproof metal tin.  This is no lightweight emergency kit including some serious survival tools like a mega pocket knife, emergency Mylar blanket, a compass /whistle /mirror combo, small pencil, razor blade, ear plugs, fire starter, mini tea candle, wire saw, and fishing line and hooks.  This tools and gadgets tiny kit measures only 5 x 4 inches but, is perfect for any outdoor adventure including camping, hiking, hunting, climbing, backpacking, or for storing in emergency preparedness kits for disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes, or tornados.  Give them a small gift with big potential.


#11 – InnoGear 5000 Lumen Bright Headlight

Tools and Gadgets Innogear 5000 Lumen Head LampYour gadget guy or gal will appreciate being able to shine a light on their work hands-free with the high-intensity CREE LED InnoGear 5000 Lumen Bright Headlight.  Comfortable, lightweight at only 10.6 oz., and well-balanced, its made from a tough aluminum alloy and high-grade rubber and is an essential tool for camping, hiking, running, riding, fishing, hunting, workshops, crafting, and much more.  It features three super-bright CREE XM-L2 T6 LEDs operating in four modes including high, middle, low, and flashing and is waterproof, heatproof, is rotatable 90 degrees, is rechargeable, and lasts for 4-6 hours of working time off a full battery.  It also comes with a USB cable so that they can use it as an emergency power bank to charge portable electronic devices.  This powerful and flexible light should be in every gadget-minded person’s toolbox.





#12 – Leatherman Tread Bracelet Wearable Stainless Steel Multi-Tool

Tools and Gadgets Leatherman Tread Bracelet The Traveler Multi ToolIt’s seldom that you find tools and gadgets that can be functional and beautiful at the same time, but the Leatherman Tread Bracelet Wearable Stainless Steel Multi-Tool definitely pulls it off.  Completely housed in a customizable, handsome 17-4 stainless steel bracelet, it has configurable links each with a wearer-selectable tool.  The tools become easily transportable and immediately accessible and its fully adjustable to fit any wrist size and customizable with the links they need most.  He can take it anywhere with him and always be ready for a quick repair.  It features 29 of the most needed tools including ¼-inch box wrench, 3/16″ screwdriver, 6mm hex drive, ¼” hex drive, oxygen tank wrench, 3/16″ hex drive, 1/8″ hex drive, 3/16″ box wrench, 3/32″ hex drive, 3/32″ screwdriver, 1/8″ flat screwdriver, 4mm hex drive, 8mm box wrench, 3mm hex drive, 5/16″ screwdriver, 3/8″ box wrench, ¼” flat screwdriver, #1 Phillips, 6mm box wrench, #2 Phillips, carbide glass breaker, pick/sim card tool, cutting hook, ¼” socket drive, bottle opener, and #2 square drive.  This is at the same time one of the best looking and most useful gifts for any gadget lover.





#13 – Bondic Pro Kit Liquid Plastic Welder

Tools and Gadgets Bondic Pro Kit Plastic WelderThis unique repair tool uses a new plastic welding technique that features layering special liquid plastic and then using a UV light LED to harden it permanently in just four seconds.  The Bondic Pro Kit Liquid Plastic Welder is not glue and can often bond surfaces together where glue won’t work.  Your tool lover just has to squeeze out the desired amount of liquid plastic and then use the included UV LED light to cure it.  It literally creates the world’s fastest drying clear bond that is both heat and water-resistant in addition to being resistant to acids, oils, and other lubricants.  They will be able to replace and restore substances, join objects together, fill and seal gaps, and even make molds that can be milled, filed, painted, polished, and sanded.  It doesn’t dry out and will not set until they use the UV light.  For custom repairs in a hurry, the lightweight, portable, pocket-sized Bondic plastic welder is the perfect tool.  Any tool or gadget lover will enjoy using this welder in ways and in places they never dreamed of on repairs and assemblies that even glue won’t bond.  This is the Pro kit which includes three 4g tubes of liquid plastic, applicators, UV LED light, microfiber cloth, and a protective carrying case.







#14 – PowerCube Surge Protector Power Strip

Tools and Gadgets Powercube Modular Power AdapterThe PowerCube Surge Protector Power Strip has a unique modular design that will allow your gadget lover to rotate each cube so that it doesn’t interfere with other cubes and expand the power strip by simply plugging in additional modular cubes.  Billed as the world’s smallest socket power strip it has the capability to handle the power requirements of all of their electrical devices without their plugs interfering with each other.  This model comes with five modular outlets connected to a long five-foot power cord, a mounting block design that mounts anywhere, and surge protection capability that will protect your tool lover’s devices against surges, lightning, and overcurrent situations.  The also get a 2-Year limited warranty for peace of mind.





#15 – Innovation Factory IF-221 Trucker’s Friend All-Purpose Tool

Tools and Gadgets Innovation Factory IF-221 Truckers FriendDesigned to meet the needs of professional truckers, the Innovation Factory IF-221 Trucker’s Friend All-Purpose Tool is the go-to tool in any situation that requires hacking, pully, prying, or heavy hammering.  Made in the USA, this charter member of the tools and gadgets club has integrated emergency tools including a curved ax, spanner, hammer, nail puller, tire chain hook, pry bar, and lever.  Key construction features include an ergonomic, shock-absorbing PowerGrip over a non-conducting fiberglass handle with an extra-strong, heat-treated cast alloy steel blade and shank that are covered with a rust-resistant matte finish.  So whether your gadget-lover is a trucker who needs to remove objects from tires, repair or dismantle pallets, or chopping away ice and debris or an emergency worker breaking someone out of a burning vehicle by prying up debris, or chopping kindling or pounding tent stakes in the great outdoors, the Trucker’s friend can be a handy all-purpose tool or a true lifesaver.  It also comes backed by a no-hassle Lifetime Replacement Guarantee.




#16 – UnichTool Stepless Ratchet Multi Tool Wrench

Tools and Gadgets Unichtool Stepless Ratchet Multi ToolIf you’re tool-lover has ever banged their knuckles trying to tighten or loosen a bolt in tight spaces, they will appreciate the UnichTool Stepless Ratchet Multi Tool Wrench which operates with a patented zero degree start angle when you turn the ratchet.  That familiar clicking action is gone because it’s not needed to ratchet nuts and bolts.  Backing off any distance is enough to provide leverage to tighten or loosen.  Besides its unique operation, it’s also a beautifully machined, compact multi-tool that combines the ratchet with quality bits including Hex (2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm), Star (T10, T25, T30), Phillips screwdriver, flathead screwdriver, and 55mm tool bit extender.  This is not only a gadget-lover’s gift, it’s one that can help anyone on your gift list.


#17 – Digi-Pas DWL280PRO 9-Inch Digital Magnetic Torpedo Level and Protractor

Tools and Gadgets Digi Pas DWL280PRO Digital LevelA level needs to be part of any toolbox, but the Digi-Pas DWL280PRO 9-Inch Digital Magnetic Torpedo Level and Protractor is not just any level.  If you’re gadget-lover made a list of all the features they would like to see in a compact level, this level would have a couple extra they didn’t even think of.  While a level is an indispensable tool for any plumber, HVAC and electrical contractor, welder, fabricator or anyone working in dim wet conditions, this tools and gadgets level is a great tool for your tool lover or DIYer. Not just a level, it functions as both a true digital leveling tool or electronic inclinometer/protractor for actual or relative angular measurement to 0.05 degrees accuracy displayed in % of slope, degrees, inches/ft. or mm/M.  It comes with a large 2 x ½ inch LED digital display that is illuminated for low-light conditions with auto-invert capability, a large magnetic base that attaches securely to ferrous metal surfaces for hands-free use, and an audible zero-degree alert.  It features durable, IP67 waterproof, dustproof construction, large rubberized impact-resistant end caps, and an operating temperature between -4 and 140 degrees F for use in challenging environments and long life backed by an 18-Month limited warranty.  This amazing, useful gadget-head gift is sure to be appreciated by the tool lovers on your gift list.


#18 – SnotTape ST-202 Multi-Surface Painters Tape Barrier

Tools and Gadgets SnotTape ST102 Painters Masking TapeHow could anything with a name this quirky be useful and effective?  One of the painting tools and gadgets taking on 3M’s Scotch Blue Painter’s Tape, the SnotTape ST-202 Multi-Surface Painters Tape Barrier uses a specially formulated polyurethane gel that sticks to your surface and fills the gaps in the surface texture creating perfect, sharp paint lines even on uneven surfaces.  Billed as 50X better at stopping paint bleed than Frog Tape and Blue Tape it fills in gaps and produces sharp paint lines while typical painter’s tape can’t fill all the gaps created by texture and can’t handle all the different types of surfaces you might be painting. That’s why it’s so difficult to keep paint from bleeding through.

I do my share of painting and there is nothing more frustrating in painting than going to all the work of taping off a room only to find out when you’re done painting that the paint bled through onto the surfaces you were trying to protect.  I’m not a good painter, so I need the tape.  Good painters can cut in trim by hand without using any tape.  If your gadget-lover is like me, they need this tape.

It sticks to surfaces other tapes have trouble with.  The latest thing is easy-to-clean paint like Eggshell satin, semi-gloss, and high-gloss, but that also makes it more difficult for tape to stick to it.  SnotTape sticks where other tapes fail.





#19 – WORX WX176L.1 67-Piece 20V Lithium Switchdriver Cordless Drill & Driver Set

Tools and Gadgets WORX WX176L.1 Switchdriver KitThe WORX WX176L.1 67-Piece 20V Lithium Switchdriver Cordless Drill & Driver Set is one of the most popular drill drivers out there thanks to its innovative design that features patent-pending rotating dual chucks that make switching between bits faster and smoother than ever.  This is no toy you might see on TV.  This compact and lightweight tool has a 12-speed motor, variable 2-speed gearing, precise electronic torque control, powerful 20V lithium-ion battery power, dual ¼-inch quick-change chucks, a built-in LED light, a 67-piece accessory, and handy protective hard carrying case.  Its 2-speed gearing will give them the flexibility to tackle all common drilling & driving tasks, the precise electronic torque control prevents stripping of screws and potential damage to your work, environment, or materials while its rotating dual chucks will hold multiple bit pairings so they can get their work done twice as fast with less hassle.  It comes with a long 3-Year limited warranty and a 30-Day money back guarantee for peace of mind.  Finally, one of the tools and gadgets that lives up to the hype.  That special gadget-lover on your list will love this gift that will make their life easier.






#20 – Leatherman Wave Stainless Steel Multi-Tool with Leather Sheath

Tools and Gadgets Leatherman Wave Multi-ToolOf all the tools and gadgets you could buy, the Leatherman Wave Stainless Steel Multi-Tool with Leather Sheath is the one they will go to time and again to solve problems.  Probably one of the most popular gifts for tool-lovers you can buy, it also happens to be the most popular multi-tool Leatherman makes.  That’s because it is one of the few multi-tools that uses a bronze bushing to provide outside accessible one-handed, smooth-operating blades.  With all-locking tools and knives that allow them to operate independently safely and effectively, it measures a compact 4 inches long, weighs only 8.5 oz., and comes with an attractive, high-quality leather sheath.  This popular tool includes needlenose pliers, regular pliers, hard-wire cutters, wire cutters, wire stripper, 420HC knife, 420HC serrated knife, saw, spring-action scissors, 8-inch ruler, can opener, bottle opener, wood/metal file, diamond-coated file, large bit driver, small bit driver, and a medium screwdriver.  This tool definitely needs to be in every gadget-lover’s toolkit.





#21 – Rock N Roller Multicart Model R2 Micro

Tools and Gadgets RocknRoller R2RT Multi CartThe patented Rock N Roller Multicart Model R2 Micro Cart is really an amazing 8-in-1 cart that starts at 26-inches long for easy portability even on an airplane and expands to 39 inches to carry up to 350 lbs. cargo.  Its eight modes include storage transport, short furniture dolly, short platform cart, short hi-stacker, long hi-stacker, long platform cart, long furniture dolly, and wheeled hand truck They will be able to move lots of gear on its rugged, smooth-riding R-Trac foam-filled, no-flat 6-inch rear wheels and 4-inch front swivel casters.  It features a textured powder-coated steel finish that is both durable and reduces slippage.  It measures a compact 26 x 14 x 6.5 inches folded and weighs only 22 lbs. making it easy to store just about anywhere. Whether your gadget-lover is a DJ or live sound artist with music equipment, works in film or TV, performs maintenance, is a contractor of just about any kind, has photographic gear to carry, works with sports teams, performs scientific or field research, or needs to attend trade shows, this expandable micro cart will make their life easier.




#22 – Photive M90 20W Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker with Built-In Subwoofer

Tools and Gadgets Photive M90 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth SpeakerA gadget aficionado’s best friend is often music as they sometimes work alone to work on gadgets or fix any number of problems.  You should get them a Bluetooth speaker, but not just any speaker though.  They need one that can take the punishment being moved from place to place while being portable to take anywhere.  The Photive M90 is a powerful, durable, shockproof, waterproof, Bluetooth speaker with a built-in subwoofer that will let them pound out the tunes while making repairs.  It also features an 8-10 hour battery to keep the music going the whole day.  Give them the gift of hearing their favorite tunes through a powerful Bluetooth speaker anywhere they want.





#23 – Goal Zero Nomad 7 Solar Panel

Tools and Gadgets Goal Zero Nomad 7 Solar PanelIf your gadget-lover find themselves off the beaten path or off the grid often, the Goal Zero Nomad 7 Solar Panel could be a lifesaver.  Using only the light from the sun, it can charge a smartphone device in just 1-2 hours through its built-in USB port or 12V devices.  It couldn’t be easier for them to use.  They just unfold it, face it towards the sun, and plus in their device.  This is no lightweight solar charger though, it features a highly portable, rugged, weather-resistant design with powerful monocrystalline panels.  Give them the ability to recharge their portable electronic devices wherever they are by just using the sun.





#24 – Matador Surface Portable Work Surface Multi-Tool

Tools and Gadgets Matador Portable Work SurfaceWith the Matador Surface Portable Work Surface Multi-Tool your tool-lover will be able to turn any surface into a work surface while keeping any job clean and organized.  Surface uses ultra-durable, 100% waterproof, gas, oil, and grease-resistant composite materials and stainless steel hardware that ensure their work and the surrounding area stay clean even while performing the dirtiest tasks.  That’s not all.  In addition to being a handy work surface, it also a multi-tool that comes with metric and standard ruler markings, a precision laser-etched mm rule protractor, angle marking detents, hardware trap, and bottle openers.  It folds as easy as it opens thanks to a printed-on Easy-Pack Pattern and detachable storage strap.  It folds to a compact 7.5 x 4.75 x 1.75 inches but folds out to a large 58 x 36 inches.  Whether your tool-lover is a DIY mechanic, home handyman, has a dedicated hobby, does outside photography, or is in the construction trades this is the tool for them.






#25 – LiteBook 30W Portable LED Light

Tools and Gadgets Litebook 30W Portable Work LightThe one common need of every geek, gadget, or tool-lover is light.  Even when it’s light outside, they need light inside to work on projects and tasks.  The portable and rechargeable LiteBook 30W Portable LED Light is a revolutionary new super powerful light source that they will be able to take anywhere with them to provide up to 8 hours of continuous light for their projects.  With its Empower patented close-to-the-surface LED technology, it can provide a simply amazing adjustable 690-2300 lumens of daylight white 5000-5500K light.  It features a super-tough shockproof and waterproof casing that will stand up to whatever your gadget lover can dish out.  It’s also tripod mountable so it can be placed at higher elevations and at variable angles.  Whether your tool-lover works on their car in the garage, goes camping frequently, needs light in their shop,


#BONUS – Keter 17182239 Folding Compact Workbench Work Table

Tools and Gadgets Keter Folding WorkbenchI put this bonus in because being a tools and gadgets guy myself, I am looking for a compact, foldable work table to put in my garage.  It would replace the top of our freezer which we often use as a workbench much to the chagrin of my wife.  The Keter 17182239 Folding Compact Workbench Work Table seems to fit the requirement being lightweight, ultra-portable, easy to store collapsing down to less than four inches, and capable of holding up to 1000 lbs.  It even has an integrated clamping area with two one-handed 12-inch bar clamps, four clamping slots, and two clamp channels area completing horizontal or vertical gluing, painting, sanding, or cutting jobs.  They will be able to store the bar clamps and other tools within easy reach on the additional lower shelf.  Deployed, it measures 21.70L x 33.50W x 29.70H inches so they can use this workstation as a miter saw stand, to secure boards for painting or whatever other project is on their to-do list. Easy to use, its quick-opening system and lightweight steel legs allow it to unfold in just two seconds so they can start the task at hand with no delay.  There is no doubt that the special person on your gift list will love the convenience, simplicity, ruggedness, and portability of this additional, portable workspace.




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