Tech toys for kids are definitely on the move this year. Video games, remote control airplanes, drones, and robots are all flying off the internets virtual shelves! There are so many new tech toys this year it's really hard to keep up with all the latest and greatest. This post takes a journey into some of the most popular tech toys being marketed at kids of all ages this year. I think one of the best things about these gifts is that they can literally be enjoyed by anyone. Boys, girls, old, and young can all enjoy these gifts. These are our favorite tech toys of 2018. Leave us a not a let us know what your favorite tech toy is this year.
I understand that drone technology has been popular for a couple of years now but the high cost of the technology that was once a barrier to entry for many would-be drone hobbyist and enthusiasts has now been removed. Hobbytron is a great company that has been leading the charge in making drone and remote control technology affordable. Their selection of high-quality tech toys and their prices are incredible. A few of their products made the Dad's Tie favorites list. Top on that list is the Striker-X Glow In The Dark HD Camera Drone because it's just plain awesome!
The glow in the dark feature of the Striker-X is perfect for pre-dawn or sunset filming flights. You can continue to capture incredible video even in the fading light without losing track of your drone. This remote-controlled drone enables you to record video and take photos with its incredible HD 720p camera. The drones 2.4GHz transmitter eliminates any radio interference and the body is both durable and lightweight. This awesome machine also features 4.5 channel controls so you can fly multi-directional, an internal gyro for a smooth flight, removable rotor guards, 3D flight, autopilot, altitude lock, speed controls, stunt mode, hover mode, easy mode, launch toss, and arrives ready to fly. This product is tons of fun!
Spidey has been trending for a long time now and with a new movie out this Holiday season, it looks like there is no sign of any slowing down. Is there a Spider-Man fan on your Christmas list this year? If so, this is the perfect gift! The Marvel Licensed Ultimate Spider-Man Jetpack Remote Controlled Helicopter is not only awesome, but it's also 63% off MSRP right now. You can get this great techy gift for only $29.95, a savings of over $50. Villains are out of luck once Spider-Man straps on his jetpack and patrols the city by air. This remote controlled helicopter has twin rotors and a durable stabilizer bar that makes it easy to fly and perfect for beginners. Three different cool (and funny) action hero phrases can be activated from the remote control console. Sneak up on your friends and catch them redhanded, in super-hero style.
This over-the-top fun tech toy also features an IR transmitter, jetpack LED lights, electric power, USB charging cable, spare rotor blades, a flight distance of 32 feet, and internal rechargeable battery, and a transmitter (6 AA batteries required, not included). It's time to put a stop to the Sinister 6!
This great tech toy made our list this year because everyone knows that two is better than one! The Unbreakable Hercules Bundle includes two remote-controlled helicopters and two handheld remote control transmitter units. If you act fast, you can grab this bundle for over 50% off its retail price saving you $85! We love this gift for many reasons but first and foremost because it's unbreakable! The worst thing that could happen to your giftee would be a crash landing early into the gift's history. Talk disappointinginting, nobody has time for that!
The Hercules helicopter has a super-strong polymer frame that can take over 200 lbs. of force without breaking. You can even step on this copter with all of your weight and it won't break! This remote controlled helicopter is built with a GYRO so it is completely stable and easy to fly. No more crashing and no more replacement parts. Controlling this helicopter is really a breeze. This helicopter requires no assembly and is ready to fly straight out of the box. Additional features include electric power, LED lights, 3.5 channel radio control, coaxial rotor, single rear rotor, spare blades, and a wall charger. So, who will the lucky girl or boy be?
We all know someone who is still waiting on their invitation to attend the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Some of these people are kids and some are adults. This year you can absolutely blow their minds with the gift of a remote-controlled golden snitch. The body of the Golden Snitch is lightweight and durable and can stand up to a rough landing. This incredibly cool gift uses infra-red motion-sensing technology to detect nearby objects and move away from them. If you hold your hand under the snitch, it will hover. The trick is to try to keep the snitch in flight and then attempt to snatch it out of the air. All sorts of games can be invented using the Golden Snitch!
This gift features a durable outer casing, electric powered, IR motion-sensing technology, USB charger, and a coaxial rotor for precise movement. The Golden Snitch is the perfect gift for every wizard in training!
Builders, inventors, Star Wars lovers and fans of robotics will all love this cool Droid Inventor Kit! Create your very own droid and bring it to life using littleBits electronic block technology. Once the droid is built and ready for missions, just download the Droid Inventor app and take control of the droid. You can give the droid all sorts of abilities with simple block-based coding and take your droid on over 22 mission adventures.
This product includes a control hub, DC power motor, proximity sensor, 20 droid parts, battery and cable, 3 wheels, and 3 unique sticker sheets. Your giftee will have hours of fun building, customizing, and going on missions with their new droid! In addition, they will learn the fundamentals of basic coding which is the perfect way to begin compiter programming.