A wedding is a perfect time go gadgety in your gift choice because there are plenty of gadgets that are useful around the house for both brides and grooms. But just which ones will make the biggest impression? Think of the worst chores you have to do and you might have a good idea.
A robot vacuum cleaner can help with cleanup, a smart speaker or other smart devices can help with questions or controlling a smart home. Gadget gifts that combine usefulness with a bit of fun are a great way to start out a household and a marriage. This means gadget gifts for weddings are a great idea.
But if you’re shopping for the tech couple who already has everything, just what do you buy? To help you narrow the choices down, we’ve come up with nine of today’s gadget gifts for wedding guests who want to find that perfect wedding present.
If the wedding couple is just starting out in a new home, they may want to upgrade to smart appliances right off the bat. A smart outlet is a great way to start. This one connects directly to your smart home speaker system and ties into all of your other smart home systems. Plus, you can plug just about anything into it and then control it from your smart home speaker or your mobile device, from anywhere.
You’ll get a 15 amp, UL-certified outlet that is Wi-Fi enabled and even voice-controlled. It also allows you to set schedules so you can plug something in and have it turn on or off at set times. All you have to do is set it up and let the device know what you want and when.
Speaking of a smart home speaker, you really can’t go wrong with the Echo Plus. This one is going to give you plenty of sound and will take care of anything that you need. You can easily connect it to your other smart home devices and then you’ll be able to control everything in your home with just your voice. Not to mention all of the other things it can do.
The Echo Plus is available in several colors and allows you to choose your own settings. Or, you can use it for stereo surround. You get control over your music, you can check the weather, and you can ask questions and get all the answers you need. Plus, it’s completely secure and private. You can even add new skills, connect it to your Amazon account for easy purchases, and more.
Have a robot vacuum take care of everything for them. This one comes in two different colors and offers a whole lot of different functions. It’s slim and quiet, but still has strong suction, which means it’s going to have no problem cleaning up even your dirtiest messes.
It’s a self-charging robot, which means it will head back to the charging station whenever it needs to and it can clean both carpet and hard surface floors. You’ll also get up to 100 minutes of continuous vacuuming power, so you can easily get through your house, and what it doesn’t finish the first time around it will come back to once it’s finished charging itself.
Anyone who wants good home security can definitely start right here. This Ring doorbell is designed to let you know who is at your door, every time. That’s not all that it can do though. The Ring Video Doorbell Pro also lets you know who’s at your door when you’re not home and lets you communicate with them directly through your smart device.
Smart doorbell cameras are great security systems because of the instant notification when someone gets close to your home. With this feature and the horizon detection, this device is great for any household.
It’s also simple to set up and can be connected through your existing wiring. Not to mention charging is easy and you can check the live view at any time, even when there’s no activity. There’s a security subscription if you want to add on live monitoring.
Turn on the lights from anywhere at all, without having to get up with these smart light bulbs. They come in several different colors and they’re LED, which means they’re plenty bright enough for anything that you want to do. You’ll get two in a set that you can use together or separately, anywhere you want in your home.
What’s even better is that these light bulbs are entirely smart home-activated so you can use them with your voice speaker to turn anything you want on and off in your home. They can also be controlled directly from your smartphone or speaker if you are out. If you want to schedule your own settings, including the colors you want, that’s also an option.
You can decide everything about the temperature of your home with the Nest Thermostat and what’s even better is that you’re not going to have to. Google has plenty of top products that are new releases, just like the Google Nest.
With this thermostat you can set your ideal temperature, including highs and lows, when you want the heat or air conditioning to start, and more. Then, the device will learn your patterns and your schedule so that it uses heat or air conditioning only when you’re home.
With this device, you can save on your heating and cooling costs because it gives you eco-modes to use less energy. Plus, you can control it directly through your Alexa device, which means it’s all voice-activated. It comes in several colors and if you prefer, you can attach sensors to detect the temperature in more than one room of your house or even override the automatic settings.
The new couple will want a smart, secure home and the August Smart Lock Pro can easily take care of that. It works directly with an Alexa device so you can control the security in your home through voice activation. You can lock and unlock the door or even check what the current status is. Plus, you get notified if the battery is running low.
Easy to install and designed to blend seamlessly into the look of your front door, this smart lock can help you keep your family even safer because you can always make sure that the door is locked. It also auto-locks when you come in so you don’t have to worry about remembering, or it can unlock when you walk up to the door.
9. Amazon Fire TV Stick (Budget Winner)
Who doesn’t want to watch some of the best TV out there? With the Amazon Fire Stick, your favorite wedding couple can do exactly that. No matter what subscription services they are signed up with, they can connect to them via the Fire Stick. That includes Amazon Prime Video, HBO, Hulu, ESPN, YouTube, Disney+, Sling, Netflix, and more. All of these are easy to set up and watch through the Fire Stick with a normal TV.
Alexa is built in, which means you can control the entire system with a voice remote. It also comes with all of the best picture options, including Dolby Vision, HDR, 4K Ultra HD, and a whole lot more. All of these features make sure you can watch anything you want, from over 500,000 movies and TV episodes and tens of thousands of channels and apps.
Celebrate the New Couple with These Gadget Gifts for Weddings
If you’re a guest searching for gadget gifts for weddings, or if you’re about to get married and need some registry ideas, we hope this list inspires you. Any of these gadgets are going to be a hit with the techie wedding couple in your life. And if you want even more tech gift inspiration, check out our guide on the top 10 electronic gifts.