Long-distance relationships, be they with friends or romantic partners, can be really difficult. Having friends and loved ones in faraway places means scheduling phone calls, missing the little details, and longing for the other person. Luckily, technology helps close some of these gaps—hello, FaceTime—and now you can pick up these cool synced-up lamps to make LDRs a little less painful.
Remember those matching "Best Friends" necklaces you and your bestie used to wear every day when you were kids? These lamps are basically the tech equivalent of that. You and your loved one each get a lamp, both of which are connected through the magic of Wi-Fi. All you have to do is touch your lamp, and theirs will light up and cycle through a rainbow of colors to let them know you're thinking of them. It's a simple way to spread some extra love without picking up your phone, and a sweet option for long distance lovers, relatives, and BFFs alike.
If you'd like to light up the lives of more than one person, you can connect multiple lamps—no need to only stick with a pair. You can also assign different people different colors, so you'll always know who's sending a thoughtful glow your way.
You can buy these long distance lamps individually or in pairs (individually they go for $85, and a set of two sells for $170) at UncommonGoods. A set might just be the clever holiday gift you've been looking for, but didn't yet know you needed.
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