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The Grad Gift Guide for 2018

The Ultimate Tech Gift Guide for Grads 2018

Rabbi Jason Miller | 06/10/2018
Tech Entrepreneur, Rabbi and Futurist

Want to really make graduation special for your favorite grads this year? Why not consider the gift of technology? Tech these out…


Garmin vívoactive 3 Music Smartwatch – A lot of smartwatches tend to fade into obsolescence pretty quickly these days, but this new Garmin watch will stick around for a while because of its long list of amazing features. It boasts on device music storage of up to 500 songs and music can be downloaded from streaming services or transfer music from a computer directly to the watch. It’s compatible with Advanced Sleep Monitoring in Garmin Connect too. Other features include Garmin Pay, 15+ built-in activities, fitness monitoring tools like VO2 Max, stress monitoring. Create your own customizable workouts and download them straight to your watch. Compatible with Garmin Connect IQ means you can customize your watch with thousands of watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps from the likes of Accuweather, Lyft, Uber, SmartThings and more. If you’re looking for a grad gift for an active techie, look no further! $299.99

Honeywell Bluetooth Smart True HEPA Allergen Remover – Don’t allow your college student to start the school year with itchy eyes, a stuffy nose or sneezing. These allergy symptoms can be taken care of with Honeywell’s portable air purifier. This effective solution is the Bluetooth Smart Large Room HEPA Air Purifier, an air purifier that connects through your phone to auto-adjust settings based on Accuweather pollen count data in your area. It can be operated via an iPhone or Android mobile device and has an automatic shut-off timer. The cost is only $249.99 making it an ideal grad gift for the high school graduate who doesn’t want to deal with annoying allergies at college.


RCA 70 Can Beverage Cooler – Looking for a gift under $100 for a high school graduate? This mini fridge holds 70 cans of soda or water and has a beautiful glass door. It’s available on Amazon for only $90 and will get used year in and year out at college. The door is reversible, plus it has an adjustable thermostat and a recessed handle.


RoWrite Smart Writing Pad – This is the ideal graduation gift for your favorite high school or college grad this spring. This awesome device is designed to accurately capture, store, and share all written material for digital application. It accommodates real-time writing on traditional paper with standard pen refills. Users can immediately have a digital record sent directly to their smart device, computer, and to the cloud, or transfer at a later time.

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RCA 150″ 2000 Lumens Home Theater Projector – This Super-Size LCD Projection makes the best grad gift. Imagine your favorite college student being able to show movies and TV shoes in the backyard of the fraternity house. This projection lamp is super bright and available at the shockingly low price of only $79 at Walmart. Comparable projectors cost in the range of $500!


Toast Custom Leather Pint Glass Cuffs – I was already a fan of Toast before discovering these custom leather pint glass cuffs. I have ordered custom covers for my laptop and gaming console from Toast in the past and was very satisfied with the high quality they offer. Finding unique and beautifully crafted grad gifts can be difficult when store walls are lined with rows and rows of the same products. Toast’s new Leather Pint Glass Cuffs are made from luxurious, hand-stitched real leather and come wrapped around a premium quality 16 oz. pint glass. The leather cuffs come in 10 colors ranging from Moscow Mule to Cosmo pink and you can add a personal touch to it by customizing it with a design, image or text that the recipient would love.


Edifier MP200 Speaker – This cute little speaker comes in 7 great color options and is perfect for the dorm room or to take to the park. It has both microSD and Bluetooth inputs. It’s splash and dust protected so you can take it to the beach or pool this summer too. It makes the perfect graduation gift.

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