Not sure what to get the gadget geek on your holiday shopping list? Pop Insider Editor-in-Chief Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Good Day LA to show off some amazing pop tech toys that make great gifts. For more on the products featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.


  • A Mad Titan. Six Infinity Stones that control the multi-verse. One mission to destroy the galaxy, another to save it. A team of heroes ready for the fight. Whoever wields the Infinity Gauntlet wields the fate of the universe!
  • Inspired by the Avengers: Infinity War movie, this Infinity Gauntlet worn by Thanos from the Marvel Legends Series features premium design and styling, as well as intricate detailing on the gauntlet and six light-up Infinity Stones.
  • Features pulsating light effects, movie-inspired sounds, and individually articulated finger movement, as well as a fist-lock feature for display.
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: Amazon, Best Buy, Target


  • Keep cool and be the coolest with the adorable hovering Snowball!
  • Featuring several face plates to suit any mood, and very scientific levitating abilities, Snowball is the chillest desk buddy anyone could ask for.
  • Comes with one Magnetic Levitating Snowball, one magnetic base and an AC/DC adapter.
  • Snowball faceplate features multiple facial expressions and the base features a pulsating snowflake graphic while charging.
  • MSRP: $175
  • Available: (available for pre-order now)


  • Join the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise on its continuing mission to build strange new worlds and create new life forms and civilizations in 3D with the 3Doodler Create Star Trek Activity Kit!
  • Build your own starship, Spock ears, Klingon forehead, or Phaser, and boldly go where no one has gone before.
  • Perfect for any Trekkie fans who are new to Doodling or experienced Doodlers seeking creative inspiration. 
  • From die-hard Sci-Fi fans, to hobbyists and crafters, it’s the perfect gift for all Trekkie fans who already own a 3Doodler Create.
  • Choose from over 15 iconic Star Trek projects including Badges, Portraits, Quotes, Vulcan ears, Klingon mask, Communicator, VISORS, Phasers, or U.S.S. Enterprise NCC 1701 and U.S.S. Enterprise NCC 1701-0.
  • Each set contains a 3Doodler Create Star Trek 3D Printing Pen in Galaxy Class Blue, 75 plastic strands, power adapter, Quick Start Guide, tools, and Star Trek Activity Guide.
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Available:, Amazon, ThinkGeek


  • Harry Potter and Hermione Granger’s wands, scanned from the original movie props, are ideal for Harry Potter fans, or fans of the Fantastic Beasts film series can opt for Newt Scamander’s wand for a truly authentic magical experience.
  • The Light Painting Wands are hand painted and cast in a high-grade resin to give them a weight and balance that’s authentically pleasing in the hands of all wizards and witches and make them beautiful replicas of those seen on screen, right down to the scars and patinas.
  • Each wand features an ultra-bright LED tip, which is activated by a secret button on the handle of the wand.
  • When you download the free Wow! Stuff Light Painting app, you can use the app to film yourself or other wizards and witches as they use the wand in low light produces extraordinary images.
  • Paint your name in the sky or replicate duelling battles then share from your phone directly to friends or via social media.
  • The app is available for both iOS and Android.
  • MSRP: $30
  • Available: Amazon


  • Wirelessly stream audio from up to 30 feet with these light-up Bluetooth speakers.
  • With powerful sound performance, these speakers let Star Wars fans answer and end calls with a speakerphone feature.
  • BB-8 features vivid movie-like detailing, sound effects, and lighting.
  • MSRP: $39.99-49.99 (sold separately)
  • Available: Amazon, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond


  • Celebrate “The True Original” with Mickey’s 90th Anniversary Edition Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones.
  • Keep the magic going with award-winning sound and up to 40 hours of battery life.
  • The cool-gray headphone features Mickey Mouse in the iconic pose seen on classic t-shirts that we all know and love.
  • It also comes with a custom felt case inspired by the materials from Mickey Mouse ear hats, along with a collectible pin and decal sticker to honor the collaboration.
  • At the heart of Beats Solo3 Wireless is award-winning Beats sound. This headphone delivers premium playback with fine-tuned acoustics that maximize clarity, breadth, and balance. The comfort-cushion ear cups buffer outside noise for immersive sound, so you can experience music the way it was meant to be heard.
  • Beats Solo3 Wireless delivers up to 40 hours of battery life driven by the efficiency of the Apple W1 chip. Or, with Fast Fuel, a quick 5-minute charge provides 3 hours of playback to quickly get you back on track.
  • Integrated on-ear controls coupled with dual beam-forming mics allow you to take calls, play music, adjust volume, and activate Siri while on the go.
  • Beats Solo3 Wireless stays true to its predecessor with bold styling and a streamlined design.
  • The on-ear, cushioned ear cups are adjustable, so you can customize your fit for all-day listening comfort. The headphones’ fast-flowing curves and pivoting ear cups complete this natural fit, designed for optimal comfort and sound delivery.
  • MSRP: $329.95
  • Available: Apple, Amazon, Best Buy,


  • You must be worthy in order to wield Thor’s hammer, but Marvel never mentioned any restrictions on Thor’s screwdriver or his pliers.
  • Wield them all with our Marvel Thor Hammer Tool Set!
  • This 44-piece tool set, a ThinkGeek creation and exclusive, comes in a molded case that looks like Thor’s hammer, Mjolnir.
  • Inside it has all your basic tool needs, including a hammer (duh), a tape measure, a level, a screwdriver, a wrench, a ratcheting wrench, and a utility knife.
  • It’s perfect for someone worthy of their first place or a great extra set of everything to have around in case of emergencies.
  • MSRP: $99.99
  • Available: ThinkGeek

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Bill Reese

Bill Reese

Bill Reese is Director of Operations at Adventure Media & Events, where he's worked since 2014. A former editor at Playbill and graduate of SUNY–Purchase, he spends most weekends rooting for the New York Red Bulls pro soccer team and making subway systems out of Brio trains with his little boy Jonah.