5 cool Christmas tech gifts for grandparents

As the holiday season gets closer, you are probably already thinking of the best gifts to give your loved ones. Tech gifts are some of the best alternatives since almost everyone in your family uses or needs a tech device in their day-to-day life.

 With so many tech gift options to choose from, it might be a little challenging for you to choose the best one to buy for your grandparents because not every tech gift suits their needs. 

If you are still trying to figure out the best tech gift to give your grandparents, this article is for you. We will share the five best tech gift ideas for grandparents. By the end of this article, you will have chosen the best tech gift you should be getting for your grandma or grandpa. Without any further ado, let’s jump right in!

1. Lovebox for grandparents

Sending love messages and greetings is one of the most effective ways to always connect with your grandparents. 

With Lovebox, the experience of sending love messages and notes to your loved ones is even better. A Lovebox is a connected, messaging device that pairs with an app to go beyond regular communication and deliver instant expressions of affection from a distance. Lovebox goal is to brighten your loved ones’ days regularly.

The Lovebox app helps you brighten your loved ones' days by offering a range of delightful experiences to make them smile, sending you reminders to make sure it becomes a habit, and rewarding you every time you spread happiness!

This way of connection is way more intimate than sending an ordinary text message on iMessage, WhatsApp, or any other instant messaging platform. 

Love is for all. Showing affection regularly is the key to happy life!

Here are some of the core features of Lovebox: 

  • Ability to send different kinds of messages, including photos, love notes, and drawings or stickers. 
  • The app also allows you to personalize your love notes. You can also save all the love notes you have personalized so that you don’t have to create them again.
  • Ability to schedule messages so that you send them when you think your grandparents will be in the position to see them.  
  • The app will also send you reminders to create messages if you take some time without sending one. 

2. Nixplay Smart Digital Photo Frame (from $149.97)

This is another tech gift that your grandparents will really appreciate. Many of your grandparents would love to always look at their favorite photos, so they usually put them in a frame and hang them on the wall in their living room or bedroom. With this smart digital photo frame, this experience is even made better. 

The smart digital photo frame comes with an LCD screen to display pictures and videos one chooses through the mobile app paired with the frame. The good news is that this app is available on both Android and iOS. The app also connected different family members allowing them to display similar photos on everyone’s frame. For instance, one can share pictures of their graduation ceremony to celebrate it with family even if they are not present with them physically. 

The Nixplay smart digital photo frame uses motion sensors to intelligently go off if it detects that no one is in the room. It will also turn on as soon as people get back to the room. This feature allows it to save energy. The app and interface of the frame currently support four languages, including English, German, French, and Japanese. 

Nixplay photo frame
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3. Lenovo smart clock gen 2 (from $69.99)

You can also buy your grandparents this smart clock that doubles as a wireless charger that they can use to charge their smartphones. This clock has a 4” touch screen that your parents can use to showcase crucial information, including the time, weather, and photos. It also has front-firing speakers that they can use to listen to music and podcasts

To make this clock even smarter, Lenovo added support for Alexa and Google Assistant, allowing users to control it using voice commands. The support for these voice assistants also makes it possible to use this smart clock as a hub to control other smart home devices that are compatible with any of these two voice assistants. 

Lenovo smart clock
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4. Samsung The Frame TV (from $549.99)

This is just like any other TV that turns into a digital art piece whenever it is not in use. This TV is designed to integrate into the home environment. It comes with a slim fit wall mount included with purchase, so you can hang The Frame flush against the wall. Samsung also allows you to choose your bezel style and color. Make sure you choose a color that blends well with the walls of your grandparent's living room. 

It is available in different sizes, including 32”, 43”, 50”, 55”, 65”, 75”, and 85”. You can choose any of these sizes based on your budget and the size of your grandparent’s living room. However, 50 to 65 inches is usually the sweet spot. 

Samsung the Frame
Image source: Samsung

5. Ring video doorbell 4 (from $379.99)

You can buy your grandparents this gift to help them monitor everyone that comes around their gate/door. It is a much-improved version over the previous one, with a 1080P camera and better battery life. This wireless doorbell has a battery that can last up to one month, with everything active and capturing roughly 45 events daily. 

It also has a 105bB siren that your grandparents can use to alert the neighbor or security in case they sense any security threat at their home. This doorbell also works with Alexa, so it would be a great addition if your grandparents use smart home appliances or devices that work with Alexa. 

Ring video doorbell
Image source: Amazon
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