The Best Gadgets to Give as Gifts This Holiday Season

Underwater headphones, an eye-catching headlamp, and more in our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Nifty gadgets for campers, swimmers, gym rats, and budding shutterbugs.

Easy Writers

Teach kids how to spin their own yarns with this interactive device, loaded with dozens of engaging programs. Lunii’s My Fabulous Storyteller, $80, B8ta, 395 Santa Monica Pl., Santa Monica, 310-260-8333, or

Spin Control

These luxe, vibration-dampening turntables marry sonic ingenuity with style. Music Hall Audio mmf-11.3, $6,495 at Ahead Stereo, 7428 Beverly Blvd., Fairfax district,


California-based company Third Eye offers campers a choice of stylish bands for their headlamps, like the ones inspired by Mexican blankets. Third Eye headlamp, $50, and band, $12, at

Say “Cheese”

Who knows what will catch a child’s eye while behind the lens of this point-and-shoot camera from tech company Oaxis. MyFirst Camera Insta 2, $100,

The Life Aquatic

Local start-up Zygo just released the first underwater headphones that use radio frequencies to seamlessly connect to music and fitness apps. Zygo headphones, $299,


This compact machine offers a full-body home workout, with on-demand classes taped at the West Hollywood flagship studio. LIT Strength Machine by LIT Method, $1,750,

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