‘Tis the season, and even the elves know that gift shopping for a teen or tween can be a real challenge. To offer some assistance, we’ve done a little holiday reconnaissance. Read on for our under-the-tree intel.
Oprah has jumped on the virtual reality bandwagon, including the Meta Quest 2 (formerly Oculus Quest 2) virtual reality headset on her list of favorite things for the second year in a row. At $399.99, this isn’t an inexpensive gift – even if it does come with a free download of the popular Beat Saber game. However, if your teen is a gamer, and you’re worried about the amount of time they spend glued to a chair, many virtual reality games have a fitness component and almost all require movement. As a bonus, parents can borrow the headsets for their own virtual workouts! Add in a local angle with a download of Golden Gloves VR ($29.99). This virtual reality boxing game is a real workout, and it was developed right here in Tulsa.
Useful and efficient, the Elago 3 in 1 Charging Hub ($28.99) charges three Apple products – iPhone, iWatch and AirPods – at the same time.
KODAK Smile Classic Digital Instant Camera ($149.99) is the perfect way to get those retro selfies. Old-school design meets modern tech in this camera, which features Bluetooth connectivity and allows you to print out photos or save them for later.