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Great gadgets for the best last-minute holiday gifts

If you need some inspiration to delight the geek in your life -- try one of these gadgets for a last minute gift.
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By Eileen Brown on
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1 of 12 KD Interactive

KD interactive Aura drone and glove controller

Control your drone using your hand with this KD interactive glove controller. Flashing LED lights respond to your hand gestures as you fly the drone.

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2 of 12 Furbo

Furbo dog camera and treat tosser

Give your dog treats and watch its activity with the Furbo dog camera. Get a push notification when your dog barks and talk to your dog to calm it down.

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3 of 12 Air Hogs

Star Wars Millennium Falcon drone

The Star Wars Millennium Falcon drone can be controlled up to 250 feet away. It has a light-up cockpit and has Han Solo and Chewbacca figures inside.

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4 of 12 Loupedeck

Loupedeck

For professional looking images, without the hassle of image editing software, try the Loupedeck. It works with Adobe Lightroom, has customizable dials, and will apply your customized presets for easier image manipulation.

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5 of 12 Ozobot

Ozobot mini robot

The Ozobot is a tiny programmable robot which will respond to commands. Optical sensors will enable it to follow tracks, spin, and race.

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6 of 12 Meem

Meem back up and charger cable

Automatically back up your phone or tablet when it charges with Meem. The charger also works as a sync cable to transfer data between devices.

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7 of 12 Zeeq

Zeeq pillow

The Zeeq pillow will stream audio as you drift off to sleep, track your sleep, how restless you are, and will monitor how loud you snore. It will even vibrate to stop your snoring.

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8 of 12 Manve

Manve 3D pen

Draw in 3D with the Manve 3D pen. You will need a steady hand to create objects, it can quickly heat and extrude multi-colour plastic for you to create your own 3D ornaments.

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App controlled twinkly lights

Control your tree lights from the Twinkly app on your mobile phone using pre-programmed patterns -- or create your own effects.

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10 of 12 Sphero

Sphero BB-8 robot

The Sphero BB-8 will respond to voice commands, or can be controlled by gestures with the additional Force wrist band. It will also record messages and go on patrol on its own.

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11 of 12 Simplehuman

Simplehuman trash can

For the geek that has almost everything -- a voice activated trash can. It will open when you say "open can", or wave your hand above to open the lid.

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12 of 12 Sphero

Sphero mini robot

Control this ping pong ball-sized mini robot using your facial expressions to drive the mini Sphero bot from the app.

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