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2017 HAX Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us. Yes, that means we have less than five weeks until 2018.

With 35 days to go, you’ve got some shopping to do. Need ideas? Check out what’s below – because nothing says I love you better than being the first to have some of the hottest HAX hardware tech on the market.

Octopus by JOY

Say hello to the first icon-based watch that empowers kids by teaching them good habits and the concept of time. Fostering independence, responsibility and self-esteem, it links time to events through icons, making it the first clock that young kids can actually read and understand.

Octopus is for children aged 3+ and comes in a variety of colors. And unlike other product on the market, it’s wearable, visual, fun, and grows with your kids.

$79.99 – Available here.

MicroBot Push

What if you could make dumb devices smart? You can. With MicroBot Push, you can connect ordinary “things” to the Internet (like your coffee maker, garage door or living room lights). It physically pushes any button on which it’s attached, and you can control it from anywhere anytime using your smartphone.

A starter kit, which includes three MicroBots, runs $229.98. Learn more and shop here.


Create your own movie theater wherever you go with this 3″ portable smart projector. Not only is this kid-friendly, with easy directional button controls, it projects images over 12-feet, from HD 1080p resolution. No connection to computer or wall outlet is needed.

$299 available on Amazon here.


This 2017 Red Dot Design winner is a perfect gift for cyclists, especially those who like to ride late after the sun goes down. Featuring front and rear lights, the Lumos helmet is the world’s first smart bike helmet that beautifully integrates lights, hard brake, turn signals, and helmet into a single unit.

$149 (special reduced price ends soon, so hurry!). Learn more and shop here.


Turn your smartphone into a fun kids’ camera! It’s easy, fun and encourages creative and active play. It’s a great use for your old smartphone sitting unused at home – no cell or connectivity required!

$29.95 – Learn more and shop here.

Keen by HabitAware

Retrain your brain and break your bad habits with this stylish wearable. By sensing your behavior and sending a vibration, this device will help you develop awareness and take control of these and other subconscious behaviors, such as nail biting.

$129 – Learn more and shop here.

Airblock by MakeBlock

Calling all drone fanatics! Airblock by Makeblock is the first modular drone that can be turned into a hovercraft, car, and more. Assembly requires no tools and it does stunts through drag-and-drop programming – you are literally only limited by your imagination.

$179.99 – Learn more here. Available on Amazon here.


Turn your smartphone into an instant camera and print photos on the spot. According to engadget, this is the “greatest thing to happen to mobile photography since Instagram.” Directly attaching to your phone, you can print anything anwhere.

$149.99 – Learn more and shop here.


Designed for pet parents, Petcube allows you to see, talk, play, and even deliver treats to your pet when you’re away. Hear and speak with 2-way audio, stream 1080p HD video, and more. Whether you’re dealing with dog separation anxiety or destructive chewing behavior, these products can help you take corrective measures to calm and redirect your pet’s energies.

$179 – Learn more and shop here.


Last but not least is the award-winning Roadie, a handheld device that automatically tunes and diagnoses any stringed instrument in seconds. Having already tuned two million strings, it’s quick, easy to use, and three times more accurate than the human ear.

$99 (limited offer). Learn more and shop here.


Happy shopping!

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