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Valentine's Day gifts: Tech for lovers and friends

If your partner or friend is tech-obsessed, we've rounded some cool items we think they'll love this Valentine's Day.

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Topic: Mobility
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Apple Watch Series 4 with ECG

See it now: Apple Watch Series 4 at Apple

The Apple Watch Series 4 will keep your loved one's heart -- or your own -- in full focus with its live heartbeat monitoring and built-in ECG monitoring capabilities.

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Instant Pot 6qt Mealthy Multipot

See it now: Pressure cooker at Amazon

The best way to your loved one's heart is through their stomach, right? Cook some quick and easy meals with this electronic pressure cooker that's sweeping the world by storm.

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Omron 10 Series Bluetooth Blood Pressure Monitor

See it now: Omron 10 at Amazon

The Omron 10 Series allows you to take blood pressure readings and synchronize them with your phone and an online dashboard, so you and your loved one can see how your health is progressing. Don't stress out!

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Apple iPhone XR Product (RED)

See it now: iPhone XR Product (RED) at Apple

Nothing quite says love to your main squeeze like a blood red, $800 smartphone! Apple's got you covered with the Product (RED) edition of its iPhone XR.

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Google Pixel 3 XL in Not Pink

See it now: Pixel 3 XL at Google Store

Maybe Apple doesn't make your ticker go pitter-patter. That's why Google has the Pixel 3 XL, in "Not Pink" running the very latest and greatest Android Pie mobile operating system.

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RAVPOWER Portable Battery Charger 22,000 Mah bright red

See it now: RAVPower battery at Amazon

You're going to need to get that $800 phone charged, right? Get this bright red USB PD-compatible 22,000mAh battery to keep that sucker flowing with the juice of love, all day long.

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Blavor Certified Wireless Charger (Bright Red)

See it now: Blavor wireless charger

Make sure you can charge up at home, too. This certified wireless charger, in Bright Red will keep your love's Qi-compatible devices topped off at all times.

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Otterbox Cases for iPhone and Android

See it now: Otterbox case at Otterbox | Amazon

Your love might not be able to be broken, but your $800 smartphone definitely can. Make sure you pick up one of OtterBox's shockproof cases and Alpha glass screen protector.

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Sprint Drive

See it now: Sprint Drive at Sprint 

You need to know where your boo is at all times, right? The Sprint Drive allows you to turn their dumb car into a smart car, with integrated Wi-Fi LTE service, advanced automotive diagnostics, 24x7 roadside assistance, and GPS tracking, which you can access anywhere from the Sprint Drive app.

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Amazon Echo, Generation 2 in Red

See it now: Echo Product (RED) at Amazon

What's love if not a wireless, cloud-connected streaming music speaker that is constantly listening for commands? That's not creepy, right? Especially if it's in red.

And if Jeff Bezos' idea of love doesn't thrill you, Google has you covered with a red device as well.

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TOTO C100 Washlet

See it now: Washlet at Amazon

Look, there's no delicate way to say it: Nothing ruins a perfectly good relationship like not having a clean rear end. This washlet, which replaces your existing toilet seat, will totally change the way you think about washing up the nether regions in the bathroom. Say goodbye to toilet paper, this is the civilized, Japanese way.

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HeadSpace, 1 Year Subscription

See it now: Headspace

Relationships and spending all this money on gadgets can make you crazy. That's why you need mindfulness meditation, to take a bit of the strain off the whole thing. Breathe. Listen to a former British monk who sounds like the GEICO lizard. Present moment. Exhale.

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Hue Play Light White and Color Ambiance

See it now: Hue table lamp at Amazon

When you're ready to get busy in the bedroom, this smart-speaker connected table lamp can reproduce up to 16 million color combinations. Including pink. Stream the Barry White on your device to set the mood, and you're ready to go.

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OhMyBod Connected Sex Toy

See it now: Love life toys

Maybe you might need a little help besides color and sound. This Bluetooth-and app-connected family of sex toys can help things get a little bit more interactive, with the integrated smartphone app.

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Kindu Fantasy Roleplay App

See it now: Kindu app

Perhaps you need a couple of ideas to get the juices flowing. The Kindu app helps couples explore their desires. Nothing is taboo with Kindu.

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Couple

See it now: Couple

All couples need to stay in touch and share things with each other -- that's why Couple, the social network designed for the two of you alone, exists. It's a shared timeline for texts and photos that only you and the significant other can see.

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