4 reasons gadgets make Valentine's Day gifts special

 

From smart watches to smart speakers, the latest gadgets offer an alternative to traditional Valentine’s Day gifts. Candy hearts and roses are fine, but innovative tech gifts show that special someone you’re creative enough to look beyond the ordinary.

1. Never forget it.

Flowers wilt, chocolate melts, but the right gift creates memories that last a lifetime. The Lifeprint 2x3 Photo and Video Printer uses Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity to print photos from social media and mobile phones, all via a hassle-free, inkless printing process. By using the Augmented Reality Hyperphoto app, you can print out a still frame of a GIF or video, and then place it in your phone’s viewfinder to see the full moving image.

There’s never been an easier, more exciting way to document your adventures.

Save $30 on the Lifeprint 2x3 Photo and Video Printer -- on sale now for $99.99.

2. Straight to the heart (beat).

Today’s gadgets are more than just fun toys -- they’re helping us take better care of ourselves, and each other. By gifting a loved one a Fitbit wristband or smartwatch, you’ll empower them to monitor and optimize their heart rate, fitness activity and sleep patterns. In essence, you’re giving the gift of good health -- and what could possibly be better than that?

Save $30 on Fitbit’s Alta, Alta HR, Charge 2 and Ionic wristbands.

Save $50 on the Fitbit Blaze smartwatch.

3. Provides a soundtrack for your relationship.

With a brand new connected speaker, you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite music together in remarkable clarity. The JBL Link line of speakers come with voice-activated controls that allow you to seamlessly stream audio from your smartphone or tablet. And with 24 bit/96kHz high-quality sound and a durable, waterproof design, it’s the perfect device to take with you on the go.

Save $30 on the JBL Link 10 - On sale for $199.99.

Save $50 on the JBL Link 20 or JBL Link 300.

4. Makes life easier.

It’s one thing to treat your partner to a spa day or a night out with friends, but a gadget can help relieve stress all year round. A Google Home smart speaker is a great way to make organization and planning a whole lot easier. Using the device’s voice-activated Google Assistant software, your partner can ask for and receive their upcoming schedule for any given day, in addition to news updates, weather forecasts, recipes and so much more.

Save $10 when you purchase two Google Home Minis.

Save $20 when you purchase one Google Mini and one Google Home.

Save $30 when you purchase one Google Mini and one Google Max.

Save $20 when you purchase one Google Mini and one Google Chromecast.

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