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The Top 6 IoT Gifts


Christmas time is here! Are you struggling to find that perfect gift for the tech person in your life? Bring the holiday cheer this year by giving the gift of connectivity. The internet of things (IoT) refers to physical objects embedded with specific technologies that allow them to connect and exchange data with other devices via the internet. The number of IoT devices is expected to grow to over 75 billion by 2025. Take a look at the following smart gadgets to get your holiday shopping started off right: 

1. SpeedForm Gemini Running Shoes
Track your workout data by simply lacing up your shoes! These tech-savvy shoes have a small sensor chip built into the sole, which track data including speed, pace, distance, and steps. Connect the shoes to the UA MapMyRun app and you're on your way! 

2. Nest Learning Thermostat
This thermostat knows exactly what you like and can be controlled remotely! It uses wi-fi connection to learn your heating and cooling habits and builds a schedule around those habits.

3. Amazon Basics Microwave
Just when you thought she could do it all; now Alexa can cook your food for you too! This innovative microwave will reheat your food with the appropriate power and time settings. All you have to do is ask.

4. August Smart Lock Pro
With this special gift, you can unlock or lock your door from anywhere simply by using your phone. August Smart Locks attach to your deadbolt and gives you the ability to monitor your doors, set up auto-lock, and give access to guests using secure digital codes.

5. Ecovacs Deebot Robot Vacuum
This device connects to the Ecovacs mobile app and Amazon Alexa to help keep your home free of dust, dirt, and pet hair. It's an affordable way to tidy up when you're out of the house!

6. Parrot Flower Power Sensor
This gift is perfect for a friend or family member with a green thumb. The Flower Power sensor is planted into the soil and monitors moisture, fertilizer levels, temperature, and sunlight. Guard your garden by downloading the app and connecting to Bluetooth.

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