Spiders, ghosts, and witches… beware! Halloween is here and prepare to be scared!
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. The air has an eery chill, the wind whispers between skeleton-like trees, and Jack-O-Lanterns cackle silently as they watch mortals roam the streets. Have I scared you off yet? Good, because here’s a list of scare-tastic tech treats for Halloween lovers that are also the best tricks to bring out during this time of year.
With post-apocalyptic movies and TV shows (high-five for any “The Walking Dead” fans!) still winning over the mainstream, here’s a few infected gadgets to quench your undead thirst and necessary for any zombie lover:
Having a party this Halloween? Why not add some scary fun with these Zombie Bottle Openers! Perfect for turning a regular bottle opener into something fit for the undead. As an an added bonus, these zombies will spend all night biting your bottle cap and not you!
These Zombie Door Stops will scare up any house during Halloween. Not only do they have the gore and the hunger in their eyes, but perhaps they’ll claw at your feet unexpectedly when you pass by, so watch your step!
More into interactive Zombie gadgets? This Zombie Toss Game might be just up your alley! Grab your best dismembered body parts and toss them through the holes! Whoever gets a head through the highest hole wins extra bloody treats!
For those looking for more of a thrill and believe this is the year Zombies will come alive, this gadget was saved last just for you! Say hello to Z.E.R.O, the Zombie Extermination, Research, and Operations Survival Kit. Coming in at a modest price of $24,000, it will surely keep you alive with its countless tools, weapons, protective gear, etc. contained in this kit. Interested? Check it out here.
Skeletons in a closet, skeletons in a grave, skeletons in your windows… these bone-a-fide gadgets are one of a kind that any bone lover will delight over!
For those that indulge in the hidden and shockingly morbid, check out these PyroPets. Place these cute little candles around your house and light them up this Halloween! You’ll get a nice skeleton surprise once the wax begins to melt.
For the geeky Halloween lover, give your desktop a thrill with the Skullhub USB. It has 4 USB ports as well as a caved-in cranium perfect for candy treat or dare I say…some brains?
Ever wonder what it’s like to be munched upon by a giant skull head? Me either. But for those that love the dark and twisted, add this Skull Chair to your collection. Not only is it realistic, but the jaw is moveable, so sit at your own risk!
Last and definitely scariest, this Skeleton Ghost! Why not scare your guests from heading upstairs at your parties… this Skeleton Ghost prop will do just the trick! With an eery and lifelike quality, you definitely won’t see me near it.
Calling all vampires and blood lusters, we have a handful of gadgets that will tickle your fancy. One of the best Halloween accessories, this section is definitely not for the squeamish or faint of heart!
If you’re not crazy about costumes, but still love the thrill of Halloween, just carry around this Blood Stain pillow. It’s the perfect companion for those that love a gory good time or those short on costume ideas. Just place the pillow in the spot of your choosing and… voila! A murder victim. Simple, classic, and comfy too!
Looking to immerse yourself in a classic favorite horror film, such as Psycho? You can! Order a couple of these Bloody Bathmats to accessorize your bathrooms! Don’t forget to add the Bloody Wash Towels and Bloody Shower Curtain to your list!
This next DIY gadget will be the perfect addition in your kitchen pantry or secret, mad scientist laboratory. This Head-in-the Jar is scary enough without the blood, but add a little gore to the edges and you’ll definitely send your guests screaming out the door!
Ready for the star of your upcoming haunted house? This Butchered Doll in the Tub will be your next big and terrifying Halloween hit. Not only will you collect a night full of screams, but you’ll probably induce nightmares for the next few months!
4. DIY Halloween
For those of you thirsting for original, do-it-yourself gadgets this Halloween, I hear you too! Here are a few of my favorites from around the internet that will make you the coolest Halloween master in the neighborhood!
Halloween is usually dominated by the scary and the gory, but spies shine during this time too! Think you’re the next Bond or perhaps, Inspector Gadget? Check out Instructables’ Spy Guide, perfect for all of you hankering to get into secret spy mode this Halloween and impress everyone with your latest spy gadgets.
One of the best Halloween decorations to place in your yard are those that are the “sure scream.” Simple and classic animations that jump out with glowing red eyes, dry ice fog, and creepy voices add to the perfectly haunting Halloween trick-or-treat. Here are two DIY options from Hacked Gadgets that are both creative and easy to do!
Last, but certainly not least, are the Singing Pumpkins. A playful staple to bring those Jack-O-Lanterns to life and one that oozes Halloween.
However you decide to celebrate this Halloween just remember to have fun, be safe, and spook-ify anything and everything! Enjoy and have a Happy Halloween from all of us at Parallels!