Chances are if you have visited the Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty blog you either know a realtor, have a realtor, or you are a realtor. With the holidays just around the corner, we took a page from the clever folks at Inman News to present you with the top ten gift ideas for the tech-savvy real estate pro in your life.
10 | The Goji Smart Lock
The Goji Smart lock is a contemporary electronic deadbolt providing a new level of home-access control and information. Funded by Indiegogo, The Goji Smart Lock is the only lock that has a built-in camera to send homeowners real-time picture alerts via text and email to give them visual confirmation of who is activating their lock. With secure and recorded activity available to view on the go, this is a perfect holiday gift for a realtor and/or client.
9 | Nest Protect
Nest Protect is Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm and its companion app on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch making safety easy—and decidedly less annoying. Nest Protect speaks with a human voice, telling you where and what the danger is, and gives you a friendly Heads-Up before turning on a loud alarm..And all it takes to quiet the alarm is a wave of your hands—no more swinging towels or brooms. Nest Protect even sends a message wirelessly to your iOS device when its batteries run low making this the perfect gift to ensure the safety in your home.
8 | Key chain Powerstation
Give your iPhone or iPod extended battery life with the mophie juice pack reserve. Lightweight and compact design with a convenient key ring means you’re always ready for a quick charge whenever you need it. By integrating new elements into the design, the juice pack reserve is a super compact keychain with integrated charge cables so its ready for you to grab it and go. A perfect and affordable gift for the “on the go” realtor.
7 | SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive is only just bigger than a normal USB flash drive, but this tiny flash drive is designed with portability in mind. It’s aimed at phone and tablet users who want to share photos and media wirelessly with other mobile devices. It does this by creating its own 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi network, so you can connect Android and iOS devices to it. A great gift to have when communicating with friends, family and co-workers on the go.
6 | ZAGGkeys Profolio Plus
What can be added to the already-crowded landscape of iPad keyboard accessories that stands out? ZAGG may have found the answer: backlighting. The ZAGGkeys PROfolio+ features backlit keys with seven interchangeable color options that can be adjusted for brightness and power management giving it the perfect addition to working in any environment.
5 | The Pebble
The Pebble Smartwatch connects to your iPhone or Android device via Bluetooth so you get the information you need exactly when you need it. Designed to make your life easier, Pebble provides personalized notifications and downloadable apps to keep you in the loop when you’re on the go. You can also customize with watchfaces and apps to suit your personal style and interests so you can look fashionable and professional at the same time!
4 | Touch-screen gloves
If you’re looking for the perfect winter accessory for your tech-savvy clients (or even yourself), the Agloves touch-screen gloves are a must-have. These comfortable, lightweight gloves allow you to text, email, and more with ten finger functionality. This glove is top rated for accuracy and precision, and is available in three unisex sizes.
3 | Apple TV
Are you looking to update your conference room, training center, or home office? Or, could you use a new way to watch the best 1080p HD content, including blockbuster movies, sports, music, and more? Apple TV is a great way to not only streamline your gadgets, eliminate projectors, and view great content, but you can also wirelessly stream or mirror content from your Mac or iOS device using AirPlay. HDMI cable required. (Sold separately)
2 | Karma Wi-Fi
Hotspot and data storage on the go! Karma Wi-Fi is a personal hotspot with an open signal (think social bandwith) that allows users to connect and utilize the signal, and both hotspot provider and hotspot user receive 100MB of data storage for free. The more people that connect to your hotspot, the more data storage you receive – or, if you need more space, pay as you go. Currently available in 80 US cities including Denver, LA, Chicago, NY, and San Francisco, Karma’s coverage is expanding rapidly and provides 3-6Mbps download speeds.
1 | GoPro
Capture the incredible experience that is your life! GoPro has gone from the “extreme sports camera” to the “everything camera,” and provides you the opportunity to record anything you want! You can even download the GoPro app and turn your smartphone or tablet into a convenient remote control for your camera, and then share your favorites via email, text, Facebook, Instagram, and more.