Some people call them early-adopters, other people call them tech-heads, others call them Millennials. Whatever you like to call your gadget lover, it can be insanely hard to get a cool gadget gift idea if you aren't plugged into their world. Here are some tips on how to get a compatible gadget gift. And, it's okay if you don't get the nerd humor in this intro...that's what we're here for.
What's their favorite gadget?
Don't go trying to buy them some new-fangled technology gift if you aren't 100% in sync with their techie ways. Instead, buy them something that goes with their favorite gadget.
Use your life line
Call someone close to this gadget geek and find out first hand if there's anything that he or she has been eyeing that you can scoop up as a gift.
True gadget heads are always pining for the latest, most expensive stuff. Find out what exactly those things are and get a group to chip in on one of them.
Go to the Source
Techies usually have a favorite shop or two that they love to get their gear at. Find out what that is and get them something that you think they'd like...but get a gift receipt and make sure that it's returnable!
Chances are that they have gotten enough cool gadget gifts. How about getting them something that compliments their habit in an out of the box way? Like, if they love photographing nature, get them a membership to the botanic gardens or a book on an artist who is famous for interpreting nature, too.
Enter the Comfort Zone
These folks tend to spend a ton of time sitting on their rears and tinkering with their gear. That means back pain, headaches, and other weird ailments that you can help cure with home health or spa gifts or gift certificates for something more luxurious.