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iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit

Everyone’s surrounded by technology 24/7, so you have two options when your smart device inevitably breaks down. Suck it up and call the Geek Squad, or fix it yourself. We prefer the latter and this kit has a bolt and bit for every device and situation.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Radical Candor

Drop your terrible boss the hint. Give them Radical Candor; a Silicon Valley favorite on becoming a great leader without losing humanity. Subtle? You tell us.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Further Hand Soap

A hand soap? Really? Yes, really. The husband and wife team behind Further hit the olfactory jackpot with their products and even source their main ingredient, glycerin, from sustainable sources like used grease from Mario Batali restaurants.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

ASICS Gel-Kayano 24

Yes, it's the quintessential dad sneaker — but it's also arguably the best running shoe on the market for stability and comfort. If you know a runner, gifting these are a no-brainer.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Hydro Flask

What’s better than water? Cold water. With Hydro Flask’s double insulated vacuum wall, it keeps your beverages cold (or hot) all day. And you can’t beat those looks. The Hydro Flask is great for that friend who can’t go without their precious liquids.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

LectroFan Hi-FI White Noise Machine

If your office is noisy or your having trouble getting to sleep, the LectroFan White Noise Machine is your best bet to block out the distractions. It’s straightforward, has 10 different sounds to pick from, and can get as loud or as soft as you need.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

PureRelief XL Heated Blanket

This heating pad is Wirecutter’s #1 gift recommendation, and it’s a total sleeper hit (PSA: don’t sleep with heated blankets). Perfect for your “always-cold” loved one, or for soothing the aches and pains of that person in your life who groans every time they get out of a chair.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Surly Flat Bar Cross-Check

Breezy, beautiful, bicycle. A gift that embodies everything wonderful about bicycles. The Surly Flat Bar Cross-Check is the best commuter your can snag for under $1000. ‘Nuff said.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

MyYogaWorks

Find your inner-zen with yoga sequences that suit your tight schedule, right from the comfort of your city apartment, home office, or anywhere for just $15 per month.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Jabra Elite Headphones

Wireless, waterproof earbuds with a heart rate monitor? Only Jabra, brah. A perfect gift for the fitness nut in your life who’s not an Apple fanboy.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Bucky Sleep Mask

Sleep is, without a doubt, one of the biggest contributors to living a long and healthy life. Thankfully, this $10 mask is one of the best products for making quality sleep a nightly reality.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Amazon Echo Show

“Alexa, put find a gift on my shopping list.” The most tech-forward thing you can give, an AI assistant. Except this one has a camera to see you with and a screen to display your favorite Paul Simon lyrics.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

KanJam

If you’re looking for a game to play with your friends that is a mix between corn hole and frisbee golf, then look no more -- KanJam has you covered. It’s outside, it’s easy, and it’s a blast. But careful, people take KanJam seriously.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Koki Hammock

Hammocks are great, but portable hammocks? That’s next level. Now you can pop a beach anywhere you go with this portable, foldable, hammock. Perfect for campers, outdoorsy people, or anyone who loves being suspended in the air.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Audio Technica AT-LP60 Turntable

The most reliable, easy-to-set-up, none corny-looking turntable we’ve seen under $100. Perfect for that friend who keeps talking about “getting into vinyl,” or for the audiophile who doesn’t have room in their studio for a twin-tower analog rig from 1972.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Joby GorillaPod Tripod

After people burned their selfie sticks, this phoenix of a gift arose from the ashes. This Joby phone tripod is a refreshing solution to the selfie stick scourge. And it makes a great gift for any insta-star in training looking for their first break.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Lezyne Pressure Drive

Is your friend always blaming a flat bicycle tire for being late? Cut the crap, Dan. Give them this pump from Lezyne, and finally hold your friend responsible.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

"TeKu" Beer Glass

A beer glass for those who truly love good beer (i.e. non-chugging, non-beer bong). This is the glass to give to your friend who knows the exact IBU of that obscure IPA, the ideal temperature to ferment a German lager (52 degrees), and scoffs at you for ordering a light beer.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

UE WONDERBOOM Bluetooth Speaker

Nearly everyone has their own version of a portable Bluetooth speaker but none of them have the durability, sound quality, and price like the WONDERBOOM from Ultimate Ears. It’s fully waterproof, sandproof, and lifeproof, so your tunes go wherever you do.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet

High-tech for low-budget gifters. This tablet is a total package and makes a great gift for any Amazon fanboy. Did we mention it’s like, super affordable?

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Codenames

Cards Against Humanity was so 2015. Uplevel your friend’s party game selection, give them a copy of Codenames. It’s Cold War espionage meets word association.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Derringer Wallet Pen

Say hello to the pen everybody needs -- a pen that fits in your wallet. This is for the person always scrounging around for writing utensils in the most inconvenient places. With a brushed stainless steel finish, this retractable pen clips perfectly to the spine of a wallet, leaving no document unsigned.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Milwaukee Jobsite Scissors

Scissors so nice, you keep them out of the junk drawer. The Milwaukee Jobsite Scissors are the red Ferrari of shears, buttery smooth and scary sharp. Perfect for any adult over the age of 18.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Ergodriven Topo Mat

Sure, sitting in one place all day is terrible for your body. But standing in place can be just as bad. The Topo Mat from Ergodriven is a perfect gift to get the blood pumping for those upright folks at work.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Away Bigger Carry-On

Simple, affordable, stylish luggage. Started only 2 years ago, Away has exploded on the scene, so it’s easy to assume that they’re mostly hype. But they’re not. We’ve used Away’s Bigger Carry-on for over a year. It has a phone charger built-in, it's tough, and starts at $225.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

Global Industrial Shop Desk

Want to stand out from the crowd? Then stand up at this unique, blue shop desk. It was originally designed as a heavy duty factory workstation, but the functionality translates well to a more modern, computer-heavy work environment.

The Hustle • December 1, 2017

J.Crew 484 Chinos

Friends don’t let friends wear jeans everyday. Sure, these J-Crew Chinos seem like a shot out of left field, but they’re tried and true good looks. Slim enough to pass at the skatepark and professional enough for a wedding -- the perfect gift pant.

The Hustle • November 30, 2017

AirPods

AirPods have gotten a ton of hype recently. But do they actually live up to it? Yes. Wholeheartedly yes. And they make for one of the best gifts of 2017.

The Hustle • November 30, 2017

Anker PowerCore

A battery perfected. When that screen in your pocket needs a second life, Anker’s got the juice. The PowerCore from Anker packs a shocking 20100mAh of capacity -- or in layman's terms: it can charge your phone 5 times without breaking a sweat.

The Hustle • November 30, 2017

Who Gives A Crap

Considering the amount of time you spend on the ‘ol porcelain stool, you may as well have a laugh. Who Gives A Crap is TP with attitude. Oh, and it’s good for the environment, so you're free to wipe away.

The Hustle • November 30, 2017

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