The end of year is near, which means one more opportunity to show appreciation to your colleagues, customers, and collaborators before changing the calendar. Below are five smart gift ideas to help make life a tad easier for the people you appreciate—and to help you tackle your to-do list. Note: Prices listed are subject to change; SBT is not affiliated with any of the listed products.
HidrateSpark Pro (from $64.99), HidrateSpark
Heated Hoodie (from $149), Jacket (from $199), or Vest (from $149), Robert Bosch Tool Corp.
Carta ($279) and Cubit ($119), Plott
For outdoor projects of varying scale, Carta is a handheld, rolling, digital tool that measures and maps the path you walk. Users can take or select a background or satellite image, mark points of interest along the route, annotate the resulting plot, and share it with others. The device has a 12"-diameter wheel, kickstand, and phone holder. Wheel around curbs, buildings, and site perimeters and obtain the information you need to estimate, design, and quote your project.
Moleskine Smart Writing Set ($279), Moleskine and MyScript
Awair Element ($299), Awair