The top 20 best values in technology gadgets trends for the 2016 holidays.

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The best technology gadgets are always a huge hit for Holiday shopping.  We have compiled a list of 20 of the hottest values in trending technology for many of the people on your shopping list.  Every item on the list is priced under $200, many are under $100. The best technology trends have to be easy to find so we have provided links to all of the providers. Just click on the image or the item title to be directed to the source.  From iPhone accessories, to gaming devices and racing sets, there is a little bit of every thing here!  Take us shopping with you and make yourself a very popular gift giver.

Happy Holidays from the DC Home Systems teams in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire!

Entry Level Drone

Blade Nano QX 3D RTF

$100

The ultra micro Blade® Nano QX 3D quadcopter breaks the barriers of maneuverability. Intuitive SAFE™ technology delivers self-leveling and bank limitations that make learning fast and fun.   EVO Mode is all about giving you the ability to fly upside-down, right side-up and everything in between so you can quickly enjoy inventing the complicated maneuvers. Go ahead and flip 180 degrees to inverted or rotate all the way around. The EVO mode exclusive SAFE® Technology provides helps you by keeping the flight controls identical automatically.  

Virtual Reality Headset

Samsung Gear VR

$100

The Gear VR turns your Samsung Galaxy smartphone into a completely portable and wireless virtual reality machine by snapping your phone into the headset. The immersive Super AMOLED screen plus a powerful processor create vivid surroundings and movements so realistic, you’ll feel like you’ve been dropped right into the center of the action.  Powered by Oculus, the leader in virtual reality.  

Fitness Tracker

Garmin Vivosmart HR+

$170

GPS tracks distance and pace while mapping out your run or walk. Swim-friendly, sleek band is comfortable to wear all day, and the always-on touchscreen display shows your stats, even in sunlight. Measures steps, distance, calories, floors climbed, activity intensity and heart rate on your wrist. Receive full suite of smart notifications, which includes email, call, text, social media alerts and more.

Game Console

Sony PlayStation 4

$300

All new lighter slimmer PS4. 500GB Hard Drive. All the greatest games including UNCHARTED 4: A Thief's End,The Last Guardian,Horizon: Zero Dawn,Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare,Paragon andStar Wars Battlefront.  There's TV, music and more.

Gaming Headset

Arctis 5

$100

Arctis 5 changes everything you know about a gaming headset with completely overhauled audio, a new mic design with unmatched clarity, and comfort through materials inspired by athletic clothing. Additionally, Arctis 5 features RGB illumination, Game/Chat audio balance, and DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround. 

Gaming Controller

Steam Controller

$50

Gaming with a new level of precision and control. The Steam Controller is an innovative input device that allows you to play games from all genres, including traditional gamepad-style games as well as games usually reserved for play with a mouse and keyboard. The Controllers are wireless and completely configurable.  Compatible with 1000s of Steam Games. Dual trackpads, HD Haptics and shared configurations.

Gaming Mouse

Razer Deathadder Elite

$70

Equipped with the new eSports-grade optical sensor that has true 16,000 DPI and true tracking at 450 Inches Per Second (IPS), the Razer DeathAdder Elite gives you the absolute advantage of having the fastest sensor in the world. Engineered to redefine the standards of accuracy and speed, this incredible mouse sensor crushes the competition with a Resolution Accuracy of 99.4%, so you can land more killing blows with pinpoint precision.

Gaming Mouse Pad

Razer Firefly

$60

In order to achieve the perfect balance between control and speed, the Razer Firefly features a hard, micro-textured finish that gives you pinpoint accuracy and effortless speed. The precise, consistent surface ensures your every mouse movement is translated into cursor movement, so you enjoy ultimate precision during the most action-packed gaming duels.Discover a whole new level of personalization with 16.8 million colors and many different customizable lighting effects.

Ear Phones-Bluetooth

Jabra Move Wireless

$100

Clean Scandinavian design meets crisp digital sound. Get a perfect fit with the ultra-light, comfortable headband. Choose from three modern colors: Cayenne (Red), Cobalt (Blue), and Coal (Black).Take your music on a day trip without running out of battery. With 8 hours of music time and 12 days of standby time. Control music and calls directly from the headphones.Out of battery or can't connect wirelessly? Simply use the optional 3.5 mm cable.

Ear Phones-In Ear

Focal Sphear

$150

Sphear breaks with conventions and proves that high-fidelity in-ear headphones can be used for hours on end without the slightest discomfort! Particularly rich mid-range which is never muffled, accurate and clear sound. Sphear provides an original and unique solution for those passionate for high resolution sound. A sound which is precise and clear, and extremely faithful to the original music.

Media Streaming Device

Roku Premiere+

$100

Stream  movies, TV shows, live sports, news, and music. With 350,000+ movies and TV episodes to choose from, entertainment is on your schedule. Delivers brilliant picture quality to your 4K UHD or 1080p HD TV with crisp, life-like images. Roku Premiere+ includes an enhanced remote with included headphones for private listening. You don’t even have to aim at your TV.  Ultra-smooth streaming with a fast quad-core processor and 802.11ac dual-band wireless.

Home Control

Amazon Echo

$180

Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly. Use Echo to switch on the lamp before getting out of bed, turn on the fan or space heater while reading in your favorite chair, or dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie—all without lifting a finger.Echo works with devices such as lights, switches, thermostats, and more from WeMo, Philips Hue, SmartThings, Insteon, Nest, ecobee, and Wink.

Smart Surveillance Camera

Nest Indoor Security Camera

$200

Nest Cam Indoor stands watch 24/7. It can send an alert when it detects activity. It’s quick and easy to install. And it lets you talk back through the Nest app. 130° wide-angle view shows your home in super clear 1080p HD, day and night.Get alerts when there’s activity, and see a snapshot of the last three hours in the Nest app. 8x zoom so you can see the details you need.

 

Wireless Charging Station

Seneo Wireless Charging

$50

Say goodbye to messy cables, rogue chargers and hunting for outlets. This wireless charger eliminates the need to fumble with charging cables. Charge your phone wherever you want. This charging stand will juice up your device from dead to full in just about two hours, which is 1.4 times faster than standard wireless charging pad. Charge your phone vertically or horizontally. Enjoy movie and music, making calls or sending messages without interrupting while charging. Intelligent LED indicator shows the status of safety charging. The wireless charging stand will turn into blue for 2 seconds when it connect to the power, and will turn into green and stays when it starts to charge the phone.

Portable Printer

HP Sprocket

$130

Print photos from your smartphone or tablet as easily as you post them. Instantly share 2 x 3-inch  snapshots or stickers of every fun-filled moment.  About the size of a cell phone, weighing around 6 ounces , this portable printer goes anywhere. Print through the HP Sprocket App with Bluetooth technology. Easily load the included 10-sheet pack and print instant 2 x 3-inch  photos or stickers.

Blue Tooth Speaker

Bose Soundlink Mini

$180

The Soundlink® Mini Bluetooth speaker II delivers full, natural sound with dramatically deeper bass than you'd expect from an ultra-compact speaker that fits in the palm of your hand. It connects wirelessly to your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth device, so you can listen to your music, videos or games anytime, anywhere. And the built-in speakerphone lets you take calls out loud, too.Voice prompts talk you through Bluetooth pairing, so it's super easy.

Art Tablet

Bamboo Folio Smartpad

Write naturally with pen on any paper, then store and share your notes and ideas in the cloud. Converts handwriting to rich text. Organize, search,edit, and share your notes and sketches on your iOS or Android Bluetooth® enabled smart phone or tablet. Store up to 100 pages on your Bamboo Folio and sync later. Export notes as JPG, PNG, PDF or WILL file formats. Sync notes with existing cloud services: Inkspace, Dropbox®, Evernote®, and OneNote®

 

 

Wireless Mouse

Logitech MX Master

$100

Logitech’s flagship mouse is designed to provide the ultimate experience for power users and masters of their craft who want to get more done, more efficiently. Offers advanced features and a stunning design, optimized for Windows®and Mac®. Enjoy exceptional comfort, control, precision and customization. supports your hand and wrist in a comfortable, natural position. Experience fine-motion control and fluid experience with well-positioned buttons and wheels.

Toy for Tots

Anki Overdrive Speed Bundle

$200

The world's most intelligent battle racing system? Each Supercar is a self-aware robot, driven by powerful artificial intelligence (A.I.) and equipped with deadly strategy. Whatever track you build, they'll learn it. Wherever you drive, they'll hunt you down. The better you play, the better they become. With continuous software updates, the gameplay always stays fresh. Customize weapons. Swap out cars. Build new tracks. Starter Kit (4 straight pieces, 6 corner pieces, 2 cars, 3 accessories), 2 Speed Kits (4 straight pieces), 2 Rails Kits, Elevation Kit and Thermo.

iPhone Accessory

CamKix Camera Lense Kit

$60

Includes telephoto, fisheye, macro and wide angle lenses to give you an array of shooting options to help you enhance your mobile photography. The tripod legs smoothly extend and retract so you can position your device more precisely.This kit provides a specially made case into which you can screw any of the lenses.Includes 4 lenses, Mini Tripod,Universal Phone Holder, Hard Case, Velvet Bag, and Microfiber Cleaning Cloth.