Tech the Halls! Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide 2016 – Sandisk, Kinivo, FlipBelt, Million Mile Light and More

December 7, 2016
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Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide ’16

Small gifts with big benefits

These gifts may be small in size but they are packed with usefulness for anyone with a mobile device.  With these present ideas you will be giving the gift of power, style, light, organization, protection, freedom, fitness, convenience & digital space!  There is something for everyone.

Be sure and check out the $10 off promo code offered to iPadWisdom followers on the brand new stylish/sweatproof  headphones by Kinivo (see below).

If you missed last week’s gift guide be sure and check it out so you can see the latest from Vuzix iWear, Dreampad, Sengled bluetooth lightbulb speakers, Piper Computer Kit, Blink and more


The Nest

Tangle-free Earbud/Headphone Storage by Digital Innovations

nest-digital-innovations-earbud-nest-headphone-holderGive the gift of  protection. I love this clever little invention. The rubberized nest holds and protects your earbuds, microphone and cable in a compact easy to case. Pop the buds in the middle and wrap the cord around the case. Fold up the edges and your done.   The Nest is a home for my earbuds to keep them from getting tangled and mashed in my workbag.   I have tested and used the Nest for almost a year and it works great. My earbuds don’t get tangled or damaged. This is a simple, fun and innovative solution to a real problem. It is fun stocking stuffer for any member of the family. Multiple colors available. More info:

Kinivo – New Lifestyle Sweat Proof headphones

Introductory promo code available now! $10 Off!


Give the gift of style.  Make the kids, mom or dad happy with these brand new headphones that are guaranteed to be sweat proof, stylish and comfortable! They have a 25 hour battery life and  rest behind the head for a unique, more comfortable fit that is less cumbersome on your head. You don’t ever have to worry about your gym sweat ruining your headphones. Kinivo just launched this second-generation BTH260 (V2) headphone. Don’t waste a second more. Be the first to get them. For a limited time, Kinivo is offering a $10 off promo code just for iPadWisdom followers! More info

  • $44.99. With Coupon Code: $34.99
  • Use Coupon Code: BTH2604U for $10.00 Off!
  • Available at Amazon (Sold Out on the Kinivo Website)

Million Mile Light (by FlipBelt)

Battery Free Safety Light for Runners

million-mile-light-on-a-joggerGive the gift of light. This battery free, safety light for runners has 200m visibility with 30 lumen intensity. It is lightweight (40g) and is all weather resistant. When you run the light automatically comes on. It is powered by motion as you jog creating a bright pulse of LED light with every stride. It keeps you visible and safe while running in low-light situations and on trails. It clips to your waist band.

FlipBelt – Exercise your way to freedom

The multi-pocket storage belt for phone, keys, cash.

flipbelt-colors-and-on-joggerGive the gift of freedom. Do you like to exercise – run, bike, gym, walk, but your shorts don’t come with big enough pockets to hold your phone and keys and without bouncing around. The FlipBelt is here to save the day. It is a sleek way to carry phones, cards, keys, cash and any other item you don’t want to leave in the car or gym locker.

The Flipbelt has multiple pockets to hold all of your “stuff” while you are active. The FlipBelt fits on just about any workout wear. It is chafe free, bounce free, machine wash & dryer safe. It has also been used at amusement parks, concerts and for holding medical devices. More info:

Speedo Shine 2 – The truly Waterproof Wearable Tracker by Misfit

misfit-shine-2-swimmers-editionGive the gift of fitness. The Speedo Shine 2 by Misfit is the Swim + Fitness + Sleep Monitor. This stylish fitness tracker is truly waterproof (not water resistant) and is designed with swimmers in mind. In addition to tracking fitness and sleep it has a swim lap counter and timer. It has a sleek design and is bluetooth enabled to record your workout details in the Misfit mobile App. The Misfit Shine 2 Swimmer’s Edition comes standard with both black and white bands. Misfit has a complete collection of stylish fitness trackers.  More info:


Wally Wallet Case – With the Secret Pocket

The all leather phone case with a secret pocket.


Give the gift of convenience. This unique all-leather case gives your phone protection and functionality; allowing you to secretly store your must-have where you need them. With the Wally Wallet case you can leave your bulky purse or wallet at home and just carry your phone with you into the store. The Wally Wallet Case has a hidden secret wallet to hold a 3-4 cards and a little cash for quick access. Yet, the case keeps its thin profile. Distilunion states, “Simplify your daily carry with a unique wallet case that doesn’t look like a wallet.”   Comes in 4 colors. iPhone Only. More info:

Tile – The easiest way to find your things.



Give the gift of convenience. Hook a tile to your keys or put one in your wallet. If you misplace them, use the Tile smartphone app to set off the ring tone on the Tile to help you locate them. If my Tile was taken away from me, I would be upset. I use the Tile find feature all of the time. You can attach your Tile to almost any object. Locate your keys, wallet or any item in a flash.


SanDisk mobile storage drives

iXpand Flash Drive, Wireless Stick, Dual USB Drive

sandisk-mobile-storageGive the gift of digital space. Smartphone storage issues are one of the topics I am asked about most frequently. SanDisk, a Western Digital company, has a fast and simple solution for freeing up space on your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet. These simple portable solutions are great for travel and on-the-go backup or storing your videos and photos to completely free up space on your device.  More info:

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive (iPhone & iPad) *New

  • $43.91 – $88.95 on Amazon for 32GB – 128GB
  • Other storage capacities and prices available

SanDisk Dual USB Drive – (Android Mobile Devices)

  • $17.40 on Amazon for 64GB
  • Other storage capacities and prices available

SanDisk Wireless Flash Drive Stick for Smartphones, Tablets & Computers

  • $23.33 – $86.08 on Amazon for 32GB – 200GB
  • Other storage capacities and prices available

iClever Boostcube – 4 Port USB Charger

iclever-4-port-usb-wall-chargerGive the gift of power. This nifty little device is a good practical gift for anyone with multiple USB devices. The Boostcube turns any standard outlet into a 4 port USB wall charger. Now everyone can plug in at the same time. It even recognizes the electronic device and maximizes charging efficiency. It is the perfect gift for my brother-in-laws with whom we typically exchange a smaller gift. This sure beats a pair of socks or tie. It is kind of a tech tool; not fancy but smart, and solves a real problem. Plug in multiple smartphones and tablets all at once! Comes in 5 sharp colors. More info:

Dart by Finsix

The World’s smallest laptop charger for PD Laptops & USB Devices

Give the gift of convenience.
Not only will this device charge your mobile device, it can also charge you laptop, at the same time, while you are on the go! Leave your bulky AC adaptor at home and plug into the ultra-portable, lightweight and much cooler Dart. More info: