Top Tech Holiday Tech Gifts for Remote Workers
Many of us have been working from home over that last year-plus. The transition has been blissful for some and a little more difficult for others, but most people have adjusted and got used to it. Now a lot of people are working remotely for the foreseeable future, everyone is creating their perfect home working setup so they can be as comfortable and productive as possible. If you’re looking for gift ideas this holiday season, tech gifts for the remote workers you know could be the perfect solution.
There are some fantastic options for tech geeks and everyday remote workers if you want to get them a useful gift. Take a look at some of these ideas to delight someone with a gift that they can use while working remotely.
A Quality Headset for Calls and Meetings
Managing phone calls and video calls while at home can definitely be challenging. Dealing with background noise, people speaking over each other, and technical problems can all make things tricky. One of the best things that you can buy for someone working remotely is a good headset that they can use for calls and meetings. It might not solve all their problems, but it can help with some of them. The right headset can help to block out background noise and improve sound, as well as reduce feedback and prevent the microphone from picking up sounds it shouldn’t.
A Decent Webcam
When making video calls or attending meetings, the other thing that can come in handy is a quality webcam. While it’s not always important to have a good picture, it can definitely come in handy for anyone who wants to make sure they look professional. A cheap or old webcam could have the opposite effect, making the user look grainy and unclear to whoever is looking at them on their screen. Many people have relied on built-in cameras on laptops but a separate camera could be a huge improvement. They also don’t have to cost a lot.
A White Noise Machine
There can be a lot of distractions when trying to work from home, including background noise. When there are other things going on around the house, it can be difficult to concentrate on working. One way to solve the problem is to use a white noise machine, which can help to block out other noises. It’s ideal to use in a home office to create some peace and quiet. They’re also great for babies or for helping anyone who might have trouble falling asleep.
A Wireless Charger
Keeping various devices charged can become more important at home. Not only do you have to have your computer plugged in, but you might need to have your phone available, as well as other gadgets. However, you don’t want to have too many wires that you can trip over from multiple chargers. For a convenient way to charge devices, a wireless charger can be a useful home office companion. It makes a great gift for anyone working from home or in other remote locations. Just being able to place a phone on a charging pad is so much more convenient.
A Coffee Machine or Electric Kettle
If there’s one thing a remote worker can do, it’s getting through a lot of hot drinks during the day. It’s so easy to wander into the kitchen during a quiet moment to make tea or coffee. If you know someone who can’t resist the pull of a hot drink every couple of hours, a new coffee machine or electric kettle could be the right gift for them. Make it easy and convenient for them to enjoy their favorite drink with some fancy tech that speeds things up and improves quality too.
High-Tech Home Workout Gear
Working from home can make some people pretty restless. It can also make them more sedentary because they don’t need to leave the house as often. But high-tech home workout equipment can help them to stay fit and healthy and keep them motivated to do so at home. Depending on how much you’re willing to spend, there’s everything from fitness trackers to high-tech equipment that integrates live fitness sessions, tracking fitness stats, and more. You could also consider something for exercising at desks too, such as an under-desk exercise bike.
Get a remote worker you know a tech gift that will help them to be happier and more productive at home. They’ll love something that they can use day-to-day to make their work life easier.