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Valentine's Day gift ideas for your beloved techie

Valentine's Day gift ideas tech
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Calling all romantics looking for the best Valentine's Day gift ideas for their techie sweetheart. February 14 is fast approaching and a shiny new gadget will surely put a smile on their face. 

Even if your honeybunch isn't a tech enthusiast, a unique, romantic-themed or useful gadget will warm their heart. 

Want to surprise that special someone with a new laptop? You can pick up the red color scheme Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 (opens in new tab) for $549. In our Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 review, we note how we're fond of its vibrant, color-rich display, and lightweight, ultra-slim design. The laptop's eye-catching crimson red finish is a head-turner. 

If you want to treat your sugar plum to a tablet, you can grab the entry model Apple iPad for $329 (opens in new tab) at Amazon. The best tablet for most people, the iPad has a 10.2-inch Retina display, A13 Bionic chip, 3GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. For sketching and laptop functionality, it supports Apple Pencil (1st generation) and Smart Keyboard (sold separately). 

Whether you're on a budget or have room to splurge, we'll help you choose the right Valentine's Day gift for him or her.

Here's our roundup of hand-selected Valentine's Day tech gift ideas. 

Valentine's Day gift ideas for techies

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2: $549 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)
The head-turning Samsung Chromebook 2 in fiesta red makes a great Valentine's Day themed gift. This super-slim premium Chromebook sports a convertible design with a stunning QLED display. At 2.7 pounds and 12 x 8 x 0.6-inches, this versatile laptop is ultra slim and portable. It has a comfortable keyboard, premium sound, and supports stylus pens. As for specs, this laptop has a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) QLED touch screen, Intel Celeron N4000 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. You can also find the Galaxy Chromebook 2 at  Best Buy (opens in new tab).

Razer Book Laptop (Quartz Pink): $999 @ Razer (opens in new tab)
Wow your sweetheart this Valentine Day with this gorgeous Anodized Quartz Pink finish Razer Book laptop. It has a 13.4-inch (1920 x 1200) matte display, 2.4-GHz Intel Core i5-1135G7 4-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and Iris Xe graphics. There's 256GB of storage built-in and a Razer Chroma powered per-key RGB keyboard with anti-ghosting. 

Apple iPad 9th Gen (2021): $329 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Has your Valentine been dropping hints about a new tablet? Consider surprising them with the 9th generation iPad. Apple's latest tablet has a 10.2-inch Retina display with True Tone, A13 Bionic chip, 64GB of storage and stereo speakers. It sports an 8MP wide angle primary camera on the back and a 12MP ultra-wide front camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login payment.

Amazon Fire HD 10: was $179 now $139 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet is one of the best budget tablets out there. It features a 10.1-inch 1080p display and rate 12 hour battery life which makes it perfect for streaming content and gaming. It runs on a powerful octa-core CPU alongside 3GB of RAM for snappy navigation and app launching. Save up to $75 on the Beats Solo 3 with your Fire HD 10 tablets like this one. This deal ends February 20.

Razer Kraken Kitty Edition Gaming Headset: was $149 now $119 @ Razer (opens in new tab)
Razer is taking $30 off the wildly popular Razer Kraken Kitty Edition RGB USB gaming headset. It features active noise-cancellation, THX Spatial 7.1 surround sound, and highly customizable Razer Chroma lighting. If it sells out, you can pick it up from Amazon (opens in new tab) or Best Buy (opens in new tab) for $125 ($25 off). 

Beats Fit Pro w/ $20 Gift Card: was $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This Valentine's Day, gift your sweetie with a Beats Fit Pro and $20 Amazon gift card. These true wireless earbuds feature Apple's H1 chip, active-noise cancellation, Spatial Audio, and built-in microphones With Siri, Bixby, and Google Assistant support. On a single charge, you'll get up to 6 hours of battery life and up to 24 hours with the included charging case. Beats Fit Pro work with Apple and Android devices. 

Apple Watch Series 7 (45mm): was $429 now $379 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the 45mm Apple Watch Series 7 at Amazon. Over its predecessor, it offers a larger display and 33% faster wireless charging. It features a 45 mm aluminum case and an Always-On Retina display with up to 1,000 nits of brightness. Powering the smartwatch is an S7 SiP chip 64-bit dual-core processor.

Fitbit Charge 5: was $149 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you're on a smaller budget, the Fitbit Charge 5 is one of the best Apple Watch alternatives to buy. This advanced fitness and health tracker features built-in GPS, 24/7 heart rate monitoring, stress management and comprehensive sleep cycle reports. Best Buy (opens in new tab) mirrors this deal. 

It Takes Two for PS4|PS5: was $39 now $19 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Give the gift you can enjoy as a couple with It Takes Two for PS4|PS5 and Xbox Series X|Xbox One (opens in new tab). Hazelight’s award-winning adventure, which crosses Toy Story with Honey I Shrunk the Kids, tells a heartwarming tale of love and hardship through some beautifully executed visual metaphors — all tied together with gameplay that is reliant on cooperation. Put simply, there is nothing quite like this and you can either pick it up at some impressive discounts, or download it for free using Xbox Game Pass. — Jason England 

Secretlab Gaming Chairs: up to $130 off @ Secret Lab (opens in new tab)
Secretlab's Valentine's Day sale knocks up to $130 off its customizable gaming chairs. Choose from leatherette, fabric, or leather upholstery of various colors and designs. In our Secretlab Titan review (opens in new tab), we loved the gaming chair's sturdy, comfortable design with soft head pillow. We gave it an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars and our Editor's Choice award. It's one of the best gaming chairs (opens in new tab) around. 

Lovebox Love Note Messenger: $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Every day is Valentine's Day for him or her with the Lovebox Love Note Messenger. This adorable bamboo box is a unique means of sending daily love messages to your significant other. Use the free Love Note Messenger app to profess your love with a note, photo, drawing or sticker from anywhere. When a message arrives, the Lovebox's heart spins, prompting the recipient to lift the lid to view your message on its built-in screen. 

Brilliant Ideas Heart-Shaped Ring Light: was $28 now $19 @ Urban Outfitters (opens in new tab)
If your sweetheart is a vlogger or streamer, this Valentine's Day gift says, "You light up my life". The Brilliant Ideas Heart-Shaped ring light with phone holder is USB-powered for easy setup. Its features include a frosted lens, various customizable light settings, and a gooseneck. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.  

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