There's no getting around the typical barrage of hearts, flowers and chocolates adorning every storefront this time of year, screaming, "Buy me!" But those options are boring. Instead, get them a techy gift that they'll love. From a great iPhone lens for the shutterbug on your list and a high-tech cooker for your foodie to a Star Trek Bluetooth badge for your proud nerd, these options are both fun and thoughtful.
These tiny toasts are the perfect practical gift for those cold-blooded, clammy hands of the people you know and love. With wireless heat built in, these items are great for anyone complaining of frozen fingers at work. Plus, the toasts have cute faces.
If you're shopping for a photography buff or Instagram star, iPhone camera lenses are a great gift. They can help your shutterbugs up their photo games for their next vacations or enhance basic pictures from a night out for a low price.
For the beer lover or aspiring home-brewer looking for his or her next gadget, the Fizzics Draft Beer System replicates the draft beer taste at home using any store-bought beer.
Powered by Alexa, the Dot is a great way to give the smart home features that Alexa offers for a fraction of the price. For a personal twist, you can link the Dot with your significant other's music, preferred news sites or other smart home devices prior to giving.
Creating a personalized photo calendar is an easy, inexpensive way to preserve important moments. Unlike giving framed photos, this leaves your loved one with something that will hang on a wall year-round and serve a daily purpose. Shutterfly, which won our roundup of photo-calendar services, offers the most layout options for a cheap price, while also providing simple shipping options for creating multiple copies.
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These sweet Lego kits are the way to go if you're shopping for Valentine's goodies for kids (or for a true kid at heart). The kits will occupy tiny hands and minds or look just as cute sitting on a desk in a cubicle.
OK, we said no teddy bears. But who wouldn't love an animatronic Valentine's Day pet with razor-sharp teeth as a token of your undying love?