We all have those friends and family members that suffer from smartphone separation syndrome. Here’s a gift guide for those loved ones in your life that have an android in their hand at all times!
Adafruit Android Gifts!
Android – Sticker: This is the “I hacked, modded or made something with Android!” sticker for use with educators, classrooms, workshops, Maker Faires, TechShops, Hackerspaces, Makerspaces and around the world to reward beginners on their skill building journey!
Perfect for laptops or the workbench. Read more.
IOIO Mint – Portable Android Development Kit: IOIO (pronounced “yo-yo”) is a bridge between Android devices and external hardware such as sensors and servos. IOIO enables you to add the computational power, touch display, connectivity, and built-in sensors (camera, GPS, accelerometer) of Android to your projects. IOIO can connect to any standard Android device (as early as Android 1.5) over both USB and Bluetooth. Here’s a few IOIO projects which will give you an idea of what you can do with IOIO. Read more.
Android – Skill badge, iron-on patch: You hacked, modded or made something with Android! Adafruit offers a fun and exciting “badges” of achievement for electronics, science and engineering. We believe everyone should be able to be rewarded for learning a useful skill, a badge is just one of the many ways to show and share. Read more.
PIXEL Guts Kit – Bluetooth Controlled 32×32 RGD LED Matrix Kit: Control a 32×32 LED matrix with your Android device or PC over Bluetooth, no soldering or coding required! This is a 32×32 (1024 total) LED RGB matrix connected to a custom IOIO Mint so that custom graphics can be sent from any Android device to the display. Originally designed for a kickstarter, now the ‘guts’ of the PIXEL project are available for pixelated graphics fans who want to create their own custom enclosure. Read more.
NeTV Starter Pack: NeTV is the first offering from the brand new Sutajio Ko-Usagi, the Open Source Hardware company led by “bunnie” Huang. bunnie is best known as the author of “Hacking the XBox” and was the lead hardware engineer of the chumby internet alarm clock. So, it is no surprise that his latest invention, conceived in chumby industries’ Singapore office and brought to you by Sutajio Ko-Usagi, is a fully open source HDTV peripheral which brings WiFi Internet and Android mobile interfacing to any HDMI TV! Read more.
CHARGECARD Thin Micro USB for Android / Device Charging Cable: Whether you’re flying high, driving far, or out on the town with your friends, you’ll never be without a charged phone again. You leave the house with your keys, phone, wallet, and CHARGECARD, the jumper cable for your phone. Read more.
Arduino Mega R3 Android Accessory Development Kit (ADK) Board – ATmega2560 ADK R3: Fast track your Android phone hardware development or just design cell-phone robots with the Arduino ADK! The Arduino ADK is a microcontroller board based on the powerful ATmega2560 (datasheet). It has a USB host interface to connect with Android based phones, and a power supply boost converter to charge up the phone from DC power while its plugged into the ADK. Read more.
WiFi Portable Microscope – Usable With Android/iPad/iPhone: Unlike our USB microscopes, this ‘scope is WiFi based. This means that instead of having a cable or wireless-usb-dongle type connection, there’s a WiFi access point inside the camera enclosure. When you turn it on, it will create a new hotspot just for the camera, so that any tablet or smartphone (such as an iPad/iPhone/Android/etc) can connect to the camera and view the microscope’s video output. This isn’t possible with a USB microscope as many tablets and phones don’t have a USB port and even if they did, there wouldn’t necessarily be drivers available for the camera. Read more.
Android Gifts From Other Sites!
Making Android Accessories with IOIO: This book is a great resource for those just getting started with the IOIO board.
Create your own electronic devices with the popular IOIO (“yoyo”) board, and control them with your Android phone or tablet. With this concise guide, you’ll get started by building four example projects—after that, the possibilities for making your own fun and creative accessories with Android and IOIO are endless.
Jawbone Big Jambox: Available in 3 sizes (Big, original, and mini) and 100+ color combos this wireless music player is the coolest way to jam out.
BIG JAMBOX gives you sound big enough to fill any space, in a size small enough to carry around the house or take on your next trip. The Jawbone app gives you one-touch access to all your saved and streaming music. You can keep BIG JAMBOX up-to-date and add new features as they roll out. It’s the rare piece of technology that keeps getting better with time.
Bike Mount™ for Android™ Liner: Attach your Android phone to your bike for easy access while you ride! This handy case will protect your phone from shock and is available for a number of Android smartphones. Read more.
Galaxy Universal Multimedia Desktop Dock: This multimedia desktop dock is the perfect display for your Android. Keep it standing tall on your table while you work, play music, or anything else! Plus it will keep you all charged up! Read more.
Here are your 2013 shipping deadlines for ordering from Adafruit. Please review our shipping section if you have specific questions on how and where we ship worldwide for this holiday season.
UPS ground (USA orders): Place orders by Friday 11am ET – December 13, 2013 – There is no guarantee that UPS Ground packages will arrive in time for Christmas.
UPS 3-day (USA orders): Place orders by Thursday 11am ET – December 19, 2013 – Arrive on 12/24/2013.
UPS 2-day (USA orders): Place orders by Friday 11am ET – December 20, 2013 – Arrive on 12/24/2013.
UPS overnight (USA orders): Place orders by Monday 11am ET – December 23, 2013 – Arrive on 12/24/2013.
UPS International: Place orders by Monday 11am ET – December 16, 2013. Can take up extra time due to worldwide delays and customs. Should arrive by 12/24/2013 or sooner.
Please note: We do not offer Saturday service for UPS.
Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, Christmas, no UPS pickup or delivery service.
Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, New Year’s Day, no UPS pickup or delivery service.
United States Postal Service, First Class and Priority (USA orders): Place orders by Friday – December 13, 2013 – Arrive by 12/24/2012 or sooner.
USPS First class mail international (International orders): Place orders by Friday – November 22, 2013. Can take up to 30 days ore more with worldwide delays and customs. Should arrive by 12/24/2013 or sooner, but not a trackable service cannot be guaranteed to arrive by 12/24/13.
USPS Express mail international(International orders): Place orders by Friday – December 13, 2013. Can take up to 15 days or more with worldwide delays and customs. Should arrive by 12/24/2013 or sooner.
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