2020 Holiday Gift Guide — Gadgets and Toys Part 2

7 min readNov 24, 2020

Nothing quite defines geeks like their affinity for gadgets and toys. Regardless of our specific geekdom, we often find ourselves ogling some cool new tech toy or handy gadget to make our lives more fun. This year it appears that our contributors have been wooed by a plethora of items. Below we present part two of our gadgets and toys guide.

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Victrola Canvas 3-Speed Bluetooth Portable Suitcase Record Player
Suggested By: Dakster Sullivan
Mfg: Victrola
Price: $80
Purchase: Victrola Canvas 3-Speed Bluetooth Portable Suitcase Record Player

Give the gift of music with the portable, 3-speed, Bluetooth record player from Victrola. You can play via the built-in Bluetooth speakers or hook it up to your existing sound system. Comes with 50 retro stickers, so you can get a jump start on decorating or use your own favorite band stickers. It’s easy to set up and get going right out of the box, and the built-in speakers sound great as well.

Vissles-M External Monitor
Suggested By: Jenny Bristol
Mfg: Vissles
Price: $209
Purchase: Vissles-M External Monitor

If you need an external or separate monitor but don’t have room to keep one set up, the Vissles-M is a great option. Packing easily away in its included sleeve, this one Just Works and has several different ways to connect to devices. Though it works best when you have a USB-C connection, HDMI and USB-A are also available. There’s also a headphone jack that works for speakers as well. Read my full review.


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