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100+ Tech Gift Ideas for Holiday 2014

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Here are the best tech and gadget gifts of 2014. We’ve handpicked gift ideas for men, women and kids. Happy hunting. - Your Friends at Tom's Guide

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  • Wireless Key Finder

    Tile

    No more rummaging! This little white square tethers your phone to your keys (or TV remote) via a free iPhone app and Bluetooth. When you want to locate your keys and are within 100 feet of them, Tile plays a melody until you and the keys are reconnected. This little guy also records, on a map, the last place you had them. You can get a four-pack for $60.

  • Wi-Fi Extender

    NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender

    Getting cut off from Wi-Fi is the absolute worst, particularly during the holidays, when you're trying to get all that online shopping done. The Netgear N300 Wi-Fi extender can keep loved ones connected anywhere in their home. It's as simple as plugging the extender into a free outlet near the Wi-Fi dead zone and going through one of the simplest setup wizards available. In no time, your loved ones will be back to emailing, surfing and video chatting.

  • iPad Stylus

    Precision Touch Dart

    Without a fine tip for your stylus, drawing or taking notes can be an exercise in frustration. The Touch Dart addresses that issue with a 2.1-mm tip — just about a millimeter thicker than your standard No. 2 pencil. The result is a stylus that lets you sketch or take notes with remarkable precision.

  • Tech Toy

    Lego Fusion Town Master

    Designed for kids ages 7 to 12, Town Master puts real-world Lego bricks into a virtual world. It comes with 256 pieces for building things, which can then be scanned with an iOS or Android device into the Lego Fusion Town Master app. The software will prompt kids to put together specific buildings, such as a fire station or a pizzeria, which will then appear in a virtual town.

  • Touchscreen Gloves

    Timberland Men's Fleece Commuter

    Because black goes with everything, and because no man wants to take off his gloves just to use his phone, the Timberland Men's Stretchy Fleece Commuter Touch-screen Gloves make a great gift. These water-resistant and superstretchy fleece gloves will fit most hands.

  • Smart Home Hub

    Home Depot Quirky Wink

    Do-it-yourself home automation is becoming easy for almost anyone, thanks to systems such as the Quirky Wink hub. This $49 device will let you control a wide range of "smart" devices — from Philips Hue LED lightbulbs, to Kwikset door locks, to in-window air conditioners, right from a smartphone. You can even use it to turn your Christmas lights on, even when you've gone over the river and through the woods.

  • Wireless Router

    ASUS RT-AC87U Dual Band Gigabit Router

    When it comes to routers, it's always better to spend a little extra to future-proof your network. The dual-band Wi-Fi in the ASUS RT-AC87U is the most bleeding-edge option you can gift. This 802.11ac router sports a 4x4 MIMO antenna design, capable of blanketing 5,000 square feet. With all that power under its attractive hood and an easy-to-use setup guide, it will equip anyone on your list for years to come.

  • RC Boat

    Air Hogs Dive Master

    Make bath time and pool time more fun for your little one with the Air Hogs Dive Master remote-controlled submarine. The Cabbage Patch doll of 2014, this 3-inch toy is so popular this year, it may be a bit hard to come by. It comes with an infrared controller that features two joysticks for forward, backward, left and right movement. You can also tell the submarine to dive or surface by pressing the buttons on the controller's shoulders. The Dive Master can stay submerged for as long as 30 minutes on a charge.

  • Drones

    UDI U818A

    For less than $70, the UDI U818A provides a great introduction to drones. Built-in stabilizers make it harder to wreck, and a modular design makes it easy to replace damaged parts. A camera records both your successful and ill-fated trips to an SD Card for later viewing and posting. The batteries last for only 6 to 9 minutes of flight, but they're removable, so you can swap in freshly charged cells to keep flying.

  • Budget Fitness Tracker

    Jawbone Up Move

    Jawbone's Up Move activity tracker is perfect for getting the family couch potato moving — without breaking the bank. It's a small, circular sensor with a nearly invisible LED display that can be worn in a clip anywhere on the body, or in a wristband to track steps, calories and sleep. It also connects to Jawbone's new Smart Coach feature, which uses data to offer guidance on how to get fit faster and reach goals more quickly.

  • Gaming Tablet

    Nvidia Shield Tablet

    There are tablets that can play games, and then there's the Shield. Packing a full-HD 8-inch display and a beefy Tegra K1 processor, the Shield Tablet supports rich games like Half-Life 2, Portal, and Trine 2, and becomes a full-on mini console when you add in the $60 Shield Controller and connect it to your TV. PC gamers can stream top titles like Titanfall right to the tablet, and you can broadcast select titles to the world with Twitch.

  • RC Car

    Anki Drive

    These smartphone-controlled racing cars will provide hours of entertainment for anyone (young or old) on your list. The cars connect to your iOS or Android device via Bluetooth, and can be enhanced via in-app upgrades. The best part of Anki Drive is the fighting component that lets you chase down your rivals and shoot lasers at them. The starter kit comes with a 8.5 x 3.5-inch track, two cars with charging cases and tire cleaners.

  • Radar Detector

    Escort Passport

    Keep the lead foot in the family out of trouble with this little gadget that does more than just detect speed traps. Its GPS-powered features include over-speed alerts, live traffic data and red-light cameras. Also, when connected to an iPhone or Android device via the Escort Live app and a Bluetooth connection, the new Escort Passport offers real-time speed-trap locations as reported by other drivers in your area.

  • USB Flash Drive

    SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 (64GB)

    The SanDisk Ultra Fit is so slim and unassuming you might not even know it's plugged in. But you can pack a lot of data (up to 64GB) onto this tiny USB 3.0 drive. It promises to transfer a full-length movie in less than 40 seconds. SanDisk also offers 128-bit file encryption and password protection for security. The company even throws in a one-year subscription to RescuePro Deluxe software to recover lost data.

  • Phablet

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    It's the big-screen phone guaranteed to put a big smile on their face. The Galaxy Note 4 has everything a power user could want, including a gorgeous quad-HD screen, beefed-up multitasking and a sharp 16-megapixel camera. But it's the enhanced pen that really sets this phablet apart from the pack. You can easily scrawl notes and dock them to your home screen for easy retrieval. All of this is wrapped in a sturdy metal frame.

  • Smoke Detector

    Nest Protect

    A smoke detector is a must-have in any home, but apart from beeping loudly, it doesn't provide any information about the danger. The Nest Protect tells you — literally — if there's smoke or carbon monoxide, and which room it's in, giving you vital information that can help you get out of the house. And, because it's connected to the Web, Nest Protect can also send you alerts when you're not at home, providing an extra layer of security.

  • Coffee Pot

    Mr. Coffee Smart Optimal Brew

    Java fiends know there's nothing worse than an old, cold pot of coffee, or a brew that's so bitter you need a pound of sugar in your cup. The WeMo-enabled Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker can be controlled from afar using a smartphone, so you can schedule and adjust the time that it starts brewing. An insulated 10-cup stainless-steel carafe helps keep your coffee near the ideal 205 degrees for hours.

  • Quadcopter

    Hubsan X4 H107C

    We can't all have flying helicarriers like Nick Fury in The Avengers. The closest we can get is a quadcopter, a flying device propelled by four horizontal blades. And whether you're a helicarrier newbie or a Nick Fury in training, you'll want to check out the Hubsan H107L X4. This small but powerful quadcopter boasts six-axis maneuverability, four-way flips and an onboard camera for filming aerial shots. It also comes with a battery-powered remote.

  • Budget Tripod

    Joby GripTight GorillaPod Stand

    Confidently snap tripod-supported smartphone pictures in any situation with the Joby JM3-01WW GripTight GorillaPod Stand. The flexible and wrappable legs with rubber foot grips offer smartphone photographers complete control, while rubber pads secure any iPhone or Android phone in place. The durable plastic and steel construction can stand up to quite a bit of abuse as well.

  • Computer Speakers

    Rosewill R-Studio SP-4310BT

    You don't need audio cables or a pile of cash to get quality sound out of your PC. Available for less than $50, the Bluetooth-powered Rosewill R-Studio SP-4310BT speakers provide 9 watts of immersive gaming and entertainment audio from up to 33 feet away. Dual speakers are angled upward to project sound toward you, while a down-firing subwoofer is all about that bass. Simple dials and buttons make it easy to control.

  • Gaming Laptop

    Alienware 13

    Boasting fast gaming performance, customizable backlighting and an ultra-high-resolution touch screen, the Alienware 13 is a showstopper. The laptop delivers power and portability in a 4.5-pound, 1-inch-thick chassis, along with a stunning optional quad-HD display. But the amazing doesn't stop there. Alienware also offers a $299 Graphical Amplifier that lets your resident gamer tap into the power of a desktop graphics power card — essentially future-proofing your gift, and earning you the top score.

  • HDMI Cable

    AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable

    An An HDMI is easy to forget but essential, as it sends video and audio signals from one device to another. For example, the AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable, which can send Netflix from their laptop to their TV. This particular cable supports HDMI 1.4 specs, which means it supports 1080p video and better color representations. It also supports 3D gaming and 3D movies. Plus, the cable's built-in Ethernet allows you to share an Internet connection.

  • Indoor HDTV Antenna

    RCA ANT1150F Amplified Antenna

    The ANT1150F should make for the easiest transition for new cable cutters. It pulled in more channels (41) than any other antenna in our New York City tests. That performance is undoubtedly thanks to its USB-powered signal amplifier, which you can power right from a TV's USB port. The ANT1150F also delivered great reception. Plus, the thin design makes it relatively unobtrusive in a living room.

  • Smartphone Camera

    Apple iPhone 6

    If you're going to give the gift of iPhone, don't spend your $299 on the 16GB iPhone 6 Plus. Instead, get them the 64GB version of the regular iPhone 6, for the same price. They'll get more room for the photos and videos they're going to be shooting with the stellar 8-megapixel iSight camera. We love the improved slow-motion video capture (now at 240 frames per second), as well as the faster autofocus.

  • Bluetooth Keyboard

    Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard

    For simultaneous connections to a smartphone or tablet, the Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480 features a nob on the top left that switches among up to three devices. The cradle is designed to fit more than one gadget as well. It features a familiar layout with shortcut keys for both Windows or Mac. Plus, the black-and-yellow design stands out in a crowd.

  • iPhone Stand

    Une Bobine

    Bend it, shape it, anyway they want it. Une Bobine is a unique flexible metal cable that stays in whatever odd position it's twisted into — or object it's twisted around. At one end is a USB jack, and at the other end is a Lightning port. Your giftee will be able to position his or her device more easily for FaceTime calls, or for hands-free shooting of photos and videos.

  • Electric Razor

    Philips Norelco Ultimate Precision

    An unruly beard makes you look like you've been lost in the wilderness for a few weeks. Enter the Philips Norelco Ultimate Precision Beard Trimmer, which projects a laser across your face to help you trim in a perfectly straight line. You set the length and shape for your beard. Add self-sharpening blades, and this electric razor can take you from Karl Marx to Commander Riker in no time.

  • LED Light

    Pelican ProGear 3310PL LED

    No more feeling around for a flashlight when the lights go out. This phosphorescent Pelican ProGear LED flashlight glows a ghostly green in the dark, making it a cinch to find. The front LED beams 234-lumen-bright light for around 190 hours (nearly eight full days) on three AA batteries. Take your pick from three modes: high, low and flashing. Unlike most smartphones, the ProGear is IPX7 waterproof.

  • Electronic Toothbrush

    Oral-B Bluetooth 5000 Brush

    Bluetooth 4.0 technology inside makes the Oral-B Bluetooth 5000 Brush the smartest toothbrush on the market. It connects to an iPhone or Android smartphone and sends data on your brushing habits to the Oral-B app. A dentist can even program a brushing routine in the app. The toothbrush itself features an oscillating, rotating and pulsating head, and the device can decelerate spinning speed when it detects you're brushing too hard.

  • Windows Tablet

    Acer Aspire Switch 10

    If your friend or family member is looking for a laptop and a tablet, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 serves as both for a budget price. This $300 Windows 8.1 hybrid is comfortably lightweight as a slate, and becomes a portable productivity machine when you attach its included magnetic keyboard. No matter how you use it, you'll be able to enjoy games, apps and music on the Switch's crisp and colorful 10-inch display.

  • External Hard Drive

    Silicon Power 2TB Rugged Armor A60

    The Silicon Power A60 2TB drive packs a whole lot of storage into a very small, very rugged 8-ounce package. In addition to being water-resistant and shockproof, this drive works straight out of the box with both Windows and Mac. The A60 can go with you to back up more than 400,000 photos at your best friend's wedding or sit on your desk, holding a quarter million songs — or every season of Game of Thrones in HD.

  • All-in-One Laser Printer

    HP M476nw LaserJet Pro

    Even home users who never do office work will appreciate the HP M476nw LaserJet Pro's strong build quality and performance. This $349 color laser printer offers equal parts speed and reliability, with a 250-sheet sliding input drawer and rated speeds of 21 ppm for color or black-and-white documents. The HP M476nw also features a plethora of perks, including wireless printing, the ability to scan a document directly into an email and a touch-screen control panel.

  • Budget Stylus

    AmazonBasics Executive Stylus

    The AmazonBasics Executive Stylus is boardroom-ready in slick-looking silver. This 4.6-inch long stocking-stuffer is perfect for note takers and artists who've made the switch to iPad. Its cushy tip glides across any capacitive touchscreen, leaving the display fingerprint-free. And, at 1.6 ounces, it won't strain your arm, even with extended use.

  • Bathroom Scale

    Withings Smart Body Analyzer

    A bathroom scale is one of the rare holiday gifts that can be both practical and passive-aggressive at the same time. No matter what your intention, the Withings Smart Body Analyzer bathroom scale is your best bet. The device measures not only weight but also heart rate, body fat and even air quality. The scale can communicate via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to a smartphone, where your giftee can use the companion app to log and track measurements.

  • Portable Charger

    Tylt Energi 2K Wall Charger/Battery

    It's a wall charger. It's a portable battery. It's both! The Tylt Energi 2K wall charger has a flip-down AC jack and can wall-charge any USB device. Fold up the AC jack when you're ready to go, and its 2,200-mAh battery with 1 AMP circuit will quickly charge their smartphone anywhere. With pass-through charging, your giftee will be all ready to juice her phone and the Energi 2K simultaneously.

  • VHS-to-DVD Converter

    Diamond VC500 USB 2.0 One-Touch

    The movie buff in your life need not throw out his old VHS tapes — that is, if you get him the Diamond VC500 USB 2.0 One-Touch Video Capture Device. This little gadget connects to a VCR via Composite RCA or S-Video plugs on one end. The other end plugs into your computer via a USB 2.0 plug. Running the included and easy-to-use software then allows him to capture the video from a tape and burn it to a DVD. Problem solved.

  • Gaming Mouse

    Logitech G502 Proteus Core

    The Logitech G502 Proteus Core comes as close to perfect as any gaming mouse. In addition to two grooved face buttons and a ridged scroll wheel, this laser mouse sports two thumb buttons and a "sniper" button that slows things down for precise aiming. With a dots-per-inch sensitivity range of 200 to a staggering 12,000 and the top-notch Logitech Gaming Software, the Proteus Core is a great gift.

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Battery Case

    Mophie Juice Pack

    Sure, the Samsung Galaxy S5 offers good endurance, but the $100 Mophie Juice Pack should double that, thanks to the 3,000-mAh battery inside. The subtle and lightweight 3.5-ounce design won't make the phone look like a giant brick. Plus, this case features internal rubber bumpers to absorb the occasional fall. An integrated LED light indicates how much charge you have left. It comes in your choice of black, gold, pink, red or white.

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Case

    Incipio Watson Wallet Folio

    Incipio's eco-friendly faux-leather Samsung Galaxy S5 cover combines a smartphone case with a wallet. It includes slots for cash, credit cards and ID. The micro suede interior will help keep the smartphone screen clean and smudge-free. A removable hard-shell case will protect it against bumps and bruises. It's available in navy/gray, black/black, gray, purple and navy/tan.

  • Wireless Streaming Stick

    Google Chromecast

    Wireless streaming sticks don't get any cheaper or easier to use than the Google Chromecast. This little HDMI dongle attaches to a TV, and using it is a snap. Simply open a supported app — such as Netflix or Pandora — on your laptop, tablet or smartphone, and hit the Cast button. Your content will show up instantly on your TV in full 1080p resolution, without any lag. You can even broadcast from a Google Chrome browser.

  • Universal Remote

    Logitech Harmony Ultimate Home

    The ultimate home theater system deserves the ultimate all-purpose remote. Logitech's Harmony Ultimate Remote is precisely that. It can control up to 15 devices (including game consoles). It even works through walls and cabinet doors. And now, it can even control smart home devices, such as the Nest thermostat and Philips Hue LED lights. Can't find the remote? Use the Harmony App on your smartphone to track it down.

  • USB Microphone

    Blue Yeti Studio

    The Blue Yeti mic features the same great audio-recording quality you'd expect from the best-in-class USB microphone on the market. It also has settings to record audio from different directions (cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional and stereo) and zero-latency headphone output. The PreSonus Studio One recording software that comes bundled with it is tailored especially for Blue microphones. This lets podcasters capture and produce with easy-to-use tools and studio-quality audio processing. Just hit Record.

  • Budget Kids' Headphones

    Kidz Gear Deluxe Stereo Headset with Boom Microphone

    These headphones look and sound adult, but the Kidz Gear Deluxe Headset with Boom Microphone are all about being kid-friendly. The company adds its KidzControl Volume Limit Technology and a built-in volume-control knob to help keep your youngster from developing tinnitus or other hearing ailments while listening to music or playing games. Get 'em in gray, pink or blue.

  • Budget RC Car

    Toy State Hot Wheels High Jump Frenzy

    Normal RC cars move in just two dimensions, but this Hot Wheels model moves in a third — it jumps (hence the car's name) and then rolls back onto its wheels. The High Jump Frenzy doesn't only jump; it also executes 360-degree spins and front flips. It runs on a rechargeable battery, and the remote requires three AAAs. The toy comes with a full-function remote control and is appropriate for children ages 6 and up.

  • Budget Laptop

    HP Stream 13

    If you know someone who is looking for a laptop for basic tasks, such as surfing the Web and Facebook, the HP Stream 13 should fit the bill. Powered by an Intel Celeron CPU, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of flash memory, this Windows notebook should last up to 9 hours on a charge. HP also includes a free year of Microsoft Office 365. Plus, it comes in a variety of fun colors.

  • Canon lens

    Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

    The Canon camera lover in your group will thank you for the EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM lens. With a barely-there profile of just 0.9 inches and wide maximum aperture, this prime (nonzooming) lens is a versatile add-on to a Canon APS-C format camera (most DSLRs). Pictures taken with this lens will look sharp and bright, and it's especially great for portraits and close-ups.

  • iPhone 6 Case

    Speck CandyShell Grip

    There's a lot more iPhone to protect now that Apple has made the iPhone 6 taller and wider than its predecessors. Speck's form-fitting CandyShell Grip slips right over your device to offer a solid level of protection from life's bumps and bruises. The rubber ridges on the back make it less likely for the handset to slip. Throw in a choice of six color options, and the CandyShell Grip has plenty of personality.

  • Laptop Backpack

    Case Logic Ibira Backpack

    The plain, black exterior of the Case Logic Ibira Backpack is anything but boring, thanks to the strategic and bright pops of color from the back, zipper pull and straps. The integrated laptop sleeve holds a 15.6-inch laptop, and a dedicated 10.1-inch tablet pocket allows all the essentials to be stowed securely. The cash-stash pocket on the back panel is a neat feature as well.

  • Budget iPhone Camera Lens

    CamKix Kit

    This 4-in-1 lens kit includes brushed-aluminum fisheye, macro and wide-angle lenses, along with a plastic 8x telephoto lens. But that's not all; for just $37, your iPhone shutterbug will enjoy a hard mounting case, a threaded lens mount, a clip for threaded tripod mounting, a mini tripod and two cleaning cloths. Plus, all of these odds and ends, along with your iPhone 5/5s, can be toted inside the included felt bag.

  • Laptops

    Apple MacBook Air (13-inch)

    The ultraportable that spawned a thousand imitators, Apple's 3-pound aluminum beauty still remains our overall favorite notebook for any situation. The most impressive aspect of this system is that it lasts more than 12 hours on a charge, and its keyboard and touchpad are some of the most comfortable around. While its 13-inch screen has a lowish 1440 x 900-pixel resolution, it will stay lit long after other notebooks run out of juice.

  • iPhone Camera Lens

    Olloclip 4-in-1 (iPhone 4/4s/5/5s)

    Portability, great quality and ease of use — these are all great reasons to pick up the Olloclip 4-in-1 lens system. Olloclip's $70 lens system for the iPhone 4/4s and 5/5s delivered the best-looking images in our testing. They get a fisheye, wide-angle and two macro lenses. The system takes just a second to attach to your phone, and stows away neatly in a pocket or bag using the included cloth pouch.

  • Smartphones

    Motorola Moto X

    Give a gift with personality, by letting that person on your list customize his or her own phone online. The Moto Maker website lets you choose from all sorts of funky back covers, including wood and leather finishes, as well as multiple trim hues. The Android phone itself is pretty stellar, too, boasting a vibrant 5.2-inch full-HD screen, fast performance and superconvenient voice controls.

  • 4K Monitor

    Acer XB280HK

    The ultimate entertainment monitor, Acer's XB280HK is the first display to combine an eye-popping 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160-pixel) resolution with Nvidia's G-Sync technology for smooth gameplay. When paired with a G-Sync-capable video card, the monitor syncs its refresh rate with the GPU to minimize stutter and eliminate screen tearing — two bosses most gamers can't defeat. With five USB 3.0 ports built in, the XB280HK also doubles as a hub.

  • Streaming Media Box

    Roku 3

    In the world of online streaming media, content is king, and no set-top box delivers more than the Roku 3. It features more than 1,000 channels and a motion-sensitive remote control with a headphone jack (for private listening). The device is small and hosts just about any TV show, movie, online radio station or Web video you can imagine. With both Ethernet and Wi-Fi connections, the Roku 3 fits almost any living-room setup.

  • Gaming Desktop

    Alienware Area 51

    It might look like something from the distant future, but you can buy the head-turning Alienware Area 51 for the gamer in your life right now. This triangular gaming PC packs up to an 8-core Intel Core i7 processor, with support for rich 4K graphics across up to three monitors — perfect for those who want to get fully immersed in the battlefield. You can even customize the system's lighting with up to 512 trillion color combos.

  • LED Lights

    Philips Hue Lux Starter Kit

    Those flirting with smart home products but are unsure of where to start will love the Philips Hue Lux Starter Kit. For $99, you get two 750-lumen, white Lux bulbs and a bridge so you can connect them to your smartphone. Once they're connected, you can control the brightness, as well as set timers and alarms. The Lux bulbs also support geofencing, so they can turn on or off when you enter or leave a room.

  • Heart-rate monitor

    Basis Peak

    Forget bulky chest straps. Monitoring your heart rate is a cinch with the Basis Peak smartwatch, which has a sensor built right into the underside of the device. The Basis Peak also monitors your perspiration, skin temperature, steps and calories, all while letting you set activity and sleep goals, and see smartphone calls and text notifications. For $199, the Basis Peak is an all-in-one fitness smartwatch that your loved one will never want to take off.

  • iPad Air 2 Case

    iLuv Layup

    A new iPad Air 2 is pretty when naked, but it needs to be supported and protected from inevitable accidents. iLuv's Layup is a rugged, dual-layer polycarbonate/silicon shock-absorbing case with a built-in adjustable kickstand for landscape viewing and typing. This accessory also comes with a detachable four-position hand strap to help your giftee keep his or her grip steady on the Air.

  • Bluetooth Headset

    Jabra Stealth Wireless Headset

    Look ma, no hands! Give the gift of convenience with the Jabra Stealth Wireless Headset. The Bluetooth headset has NFC for quick, easy pairing, and features a button for accessing Siri or Google Now. The device supports HD Voice and offers 6 hours of talk time. The Stealth can also stream music, podcasts and GPS directions. In case the headset is lost, the Jabra Assist App has a Find My Jabra feature to track it down.

  • In-Ear Headphones

    Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear Headphones

    Any music lover will tell you that sound quality is the most important feature in a set of headphones. That's why the Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear headphones are a great gift for people who want to listen to their favorite songs, but without all the bells and whistles. The stainless-steel frame is lovely, but what's even more gorgeous is the sound quality. Full and balanced with a wide soundstage, the Momentum will be music to any audiophile's ears — and your wallet.

  • On-Ear Headphones

    SMS Audio Street by 50 — Star Wars

    Is there someone on your list who feels the force? Then pick up the First Edition Star Wars Headphones from SMS Audio and rapper 50 Cent. Available in four flavors (Galactic Empire, Star Trooper, Rebel Alliance and Boba Fett), these cans are emblazoned with the logos of your chosen faction and come with authentic Star Wars posters and stickers. Best of all, the headphones deliver the same thumptastic audio that the regular Street by 50s are known for.

  • iPhone Alarm Clock

    iHome iBN180 Rubberized Clock Radio

    The iHome iBN180 has a host of features on top of being able to wake you up via radio, Bluetooth audio or buzzer. Using NFC technology, it can instantly connect to your Bluetooth device so you can stream all your favorite tunes from its speakers. This affordable alarm clock also has a USB port for charging, so you'll never be stuck with a dead device when you're trying to jam out.

  • GPS watch

    Garmin Forerunner 220

    For runners looking to gain an edge, the Garmin Forerunner 220 is a quality GPS watch that will quickly become your best racing companion. Comfortable and lightweight, the Forerunner 220 tracks you while you run, buzzing and beeping at every mile to relay distance and pace back to you. It's also supertough, is built to withstand five atmospheres of pressure and can be submerged in water depths of up to about 150 feet.

  • Budget Gaming Mouse

    Corsair Vengeance M65 Gaming Mouse

    Gaming demands precision, and the unibody aluminum-framed Vengeance M65 laser mouse provides it via an 8200 DPI sensor. Also included is a dedicated sniper button that switches resolution for accurate first-person-shooter shots, an adjustable weight system to create a custom fit, and selectable response time to match your desktop surface. Plus, the solid-metal rubberized scroll wheel provides pleasing tactile feedback.

  • Antivirus Software

    Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015

    Among the many antivirus offerings on the PC market, Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015 stands out this year. Aside from its consistently high malware-detection scores (obviously a must for any good antivirus program), we like Bitdefender Antivirus Plus' secure browser, its bootable "rescue disk" tool and its Profiles feature, which automatically optimizes your computer's performance.

  • Video Editing Software

    Cyberlink PowerDirector 13 Ultra

    You know that friend who's always uploading embarrassing moments to Facebook and YouTube? Put that videographer on the path to an Oscar with CyberLink PowerDirector 13 Ultra ($150). The easy-to-use video editing program packs a ton of tools to turn amateur clips into professional-looking footage. Even the beginner will find PowerDirector 13 easy to use, thanks to an intuitive interface and a step-by-step Magic Movie Wizard tool that automates the editing process.

  • microSD Card

    Lexar 32GB microSDHC 300X

    In some cases, adding storage to a phone is as easy as adding a microSD card. The Lexar High-Performance microSD 300x offers 32GB on the cheap, and it comes with an SD card adapter. It leverages UHS-1 technology, which means it allows for high-speed transfers at up to 45MB per second. With 32GB of space, you should be able to hold up to 8 hours of 1080p HD video, 24,800 photos or 14,200 songs.

  • Mirrorless Camera

    Sony a5100

    The Sony a5100 delivers top-notch mirrorless performance for the shutterbug on your list, for a reasonable price. The palm-size camera measures a compact 4.3 x 1.4 x 2.5 inches (for the body). The a5100 delivers nuanced colors, excellent detail and stunning low-light performance. Autofocus is lightning fast, thanks to a 20-MP sensor with phase-detection autofocus. Combined with a fast 6-fps burst photo mode, the a5100 is ready for action.

  • Camcorders

    Sony HDR-PJ275

    Sometimes, you need to lean in — and with 27x optical zoom, the Sony HDR-PJ275 lets you do just that. Aided by an additional 54x digital zoom and Sony's trademark SteadyShot stabilization, you can see and record video in the distance without compromising the quality. The Sony also comes with a 29.8mm Carl Zeiss lens, a movable 2.7-inch LCD display and 8GB of built-in flash memory. That means you can record up to 2 hours of HD footage without needing to buy an extra microSD card, although the HDR-PJ275 can handle that, too.

  • Noise-Cancelling Earbuds

    Phiaton BT 220NC Wireless Bluetooth 4

    Can you hear me now? No? Good. That's the point of the Phiaton BT 220NC Earphones: to deliver crystal-clear audio while keeping the outside world at bay. In fact, Phiaton's active noise cancellation blocks up to 95 percent of ambient sound. The Bluetooth buds can connect to two devices simultaneously, which is good if you own two smartphones or a phone and a tablet. Expect up to 17 hours of music listening on a charge.

  • Gaming Keyboard

    Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2014

    The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate is tailor-made for gamers. This mechanical keyboard uses exclusive Razer switches, which feel responsive and make satisfying clicks with each stroke. With adjustable green backlighting, unobtrusive media controls, robust software and five macro keys for massively multiplayer online game aficionados, this keyboard suits any genre. Plus, this peripheral is fairly compact, so it should fit nicely with any computer setup.

  • Tripod

    Manfrotto Compact Advanced

    Made to support DSLRs up to 6.6 pounds, the Manfrotto Compact Advanced tripod is made of sturdy aluminum. It can grow up to 65 inches when fully extended, and collapses to just 17.3 inches for easy storage. With two levers to control pan (horizontal) and tilt (vertical) movements, it's easy to frame precise shots while keeping your camera steady. The legs' latch locking mechanism makes the tripod easy to set up, too.

  • Sports Headphones

    Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Headphones

    Who needs a fitness tracker when you have your headphones? The Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Headphones combine Bluetooth earbuds with a built-in heart monitor to deliver precise data during your workout. Paired with the free Jabra Sport Life app (Android and iOS), the Pulse can gauge your fitness level and help you set personal goals. Even better, the app will deliver personalized audio coaching to help your fitness fanatic get over his or her plateau.

  • iPhone 6 Battery Case

    i-Blason UnityPower External Battery Case

    The iPhone 6 lasts more than an hour longer on a charge than the iPhone 5s, but that doesn't mean it can't benefit from more endurance. The i-Blason case is designed to perfectly fit the iPhone 6. But more important, it adds a rechargeable 3200-mAh battery that should keep your handset juiced up when there's no outlet nearby. With a two-piece case that includes a shock-absorbing polycarbonate cover, i-Blason offers a nice balance of protection and power.

  • Kids Headphones

    Fuhu Nabi Headphones

    The Fuhu Nabi headphones can do double-duty, as they have separate modes for parents and kids. An adjustable headband and cushy ear cups help with that, too. In kid-friendly Nabi Mode, the headphones are limited to 80 decibels of output, to protect young ears in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards. When the headphones are in adult-friendly mode, parents will appreciate the in-line mic for answering calls on the go.

  • Gaming Monitor

    ASUS VG248QE 24-inch LED-lit Monitor

    One of the most popular gaming PC monitors is also one of the best. The ASUS VG248QE 24-inch monitor features a gorgeous LED display with full 1080p resolution and incredible color depth. Multiple viewing modes can be set for gaming, watching movies or just browsing the Web. Gamers will love special tools for first-person shooters and real-time strategies. The lightning-fast 144-Hz refresh rate is nothing to sneeze at, either.

  • SD Card

    Kingston Digital 64GB SDHC/SDXC Class 10

    The SDHC/SDXC in the Kingston Digital 64GB SDHC/SDXC Class 10 SD card stands for "secure digital high capacity and secure digital extended capacity." That means you get faster data transfers and more compact storage than on a basic SD card, which makes this a perfect gift for someone who needs to store HD videos. The write-protect switch prevents accidental overwriting of precious moments. Plus, the card comes with a lifetime warranty.

  • Walkie-Talkie

    Motorola Talkabout MU350R

    With the Motorola Talkabout, you can pair a Bluetooth headset for wireless communications, and a range of up to 35 miles means road trips will never be the same again. It's weatherproof and supports seven National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration channels for up-to-the-minute weather reports, making it ideal for motorcycle riders. A built-in LED will also come in handy for emergency lighting.

  • Xbox One Bundle

    Xbox One Sunset Overdrive Bundle

    The colorful shooter game Sunset Overdrive is one of the zaniest and most enjoyable games of the current console generation, and the only way to experience it is with an Xbox One. The Xbox One Special Edition Sunset Overdrive bundle is the perfect way to get both system and game in one fell swoop. Complete with a limited-edition white console and matching controller, this bundle costs $10 less than buying the Xbox One and Sunset Overdrive separately — but really, why would you want one without the other?

  • Budget Sound Bar

    JBL Cinema SB100

    Simply put, the JBL Cinema SB100 delivers good sound for a good price. Its 3-inch midrange drivers pump out 30 watts of sound, and greatly improve TV shows and dialogue-heavy movies. With Surround Sound and Bass Boost activated, the unit adds depth and width to the overall sound, helping it better fill a room. On its own, the SB100 lacks some low-end boom, but it can easily be paired with a subwoofer.

  • Budget Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 Case

    Skinit Skin

    Give the gift of personalization with a Skinit Skin for your loved one's Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 tablet. Skinit Skins are available in more than 2,000 logo, character and art designs — or custom versions made from personal art or photos. This form-fitting vinyl skin perfectly fits the Fire HDX 8.9's every corner, cutout and curve. Skinit Skins are easy to apply and remove with no sticky residue, which means they can be swapped out to match any fickle fashion sense.

  • All-in-One PC

    Apple iMac 21.5-inch (2014)

    Now you can give Apple's signature slim all-in-one for just more than $1,000. The iMac's swift Intel Core i5 processor and vivid full-HD display are well-suited for work and play, and included apps such as GarageBand and iMovie give you plenty to tinker with out of the box. And with OS X Yosemite, the iMac offers better integration with an iPhone. Wanna splurge? You can pick up the new 27-inch iMac with a stunning Retina 5K display for $2,500.

  • Smart LED TV

    Hisense 40-Inch H4 Roku TV

    For less than $400, the 40-inch Hisense Roku TV is a great value. It offers surprisingly nuanced and pleasing color, and smooth motion rendering on its 1080p LED display with 60-Hz refresh rates. Plus, Roku's well-known and loved interface makes the smart TV functions a cinch to navigate. We could easily flip among Netflix, Hulu Plus, a Blu-ray player and other sources.

  • Blu-ray Player

    LG BP540 3D Blu-Ray Player

    LG's BP540 Blu-ray player gives your giftee the widest selection by playing both discs and streaming content from such major services as Amazon, Hulu Plus, Netflix and Vudu. The BP540 also preserves domestic tranquility with a private sound mode that sends audio to a smartphone app so you can listen through headphones — so the kids won't hear that Michael Bay explosion. With 3D disc support, they can watch the cinematic destruction of Gravity in all its glory.

  • Budget Tablet

    Amazon Fire HD 6

    The Fire HD 6 is one of the best small tablets you can give as a gift without breaking the bank. This $100 tiny slate is an ideal content-consumption machine for kids and adults alike, boasting a bright display and a 30-day Amazon Prime trial that will let your loved one sift through troves of e-books, movies and songs. Add in excellent parental controls and long battery life, and you have a heck of a bargain.

  • Portable Bluetooth Speaker

    Fugoo Style

    Wherever the Fugoo Style goes, the party follows. The Fugoo Style Bluetooth Wireless Speaker isn't just one of the sleekest options on the market; it's also waterproof and shockproof, making it incredibly durable. Yes, you can even dunk it. Thanks to six strategically placed drivers, the Fugoo Style delivers 360-degree sound and can easily fill a large room with clear, balanced audio. It works with Siri, too. Bonus: Your favorite music lover can expect up to 40 hours of battery life.

  • USB Turntable

    Audio Technica AT LP120 USB

    The gramophile in your life will appreciate the gift of an Audio Technica AT. It can play vinyl records in all of their analog glory. Even better, this is one of the least-expensive systems to feature a direct-drive motor for supersmooth playback, without breaking your holiday shopping budget. The turntable also comes with a USB cord and Audacity software, so you can output music to your PC or Mac, digitize it and save it forever.

  • E-Reader

    Amazon Kindle Voyage

    For bookworms, there is no better e-reader on the market than the Amazon Kindle Voyage. This premium device features a 6-inch E Ink touch-screen display with a front light that automatically adjusts to best suit your environment. The battery should last for about six weeks on a charge. But, perhaps best of all, Amazon created new page-turn buttons that are pressure-sensitive. That means it's easy to hold and turn pages with one hand.

  • 32-inch TV

    Samsung UN32H5500 32-inch TV

    The 32-inch Samsung UN32H5500 delivers the best picture quality of any 32-inch set. It posted nearly perfect numbers for color accuracy, contrast and brightness on our tests. More important, it looks great in real life. Skin tones were dead-on, and we saw excellent black levels and sharp details in movies and games. This smart TV offers easy access to online entertainment, too.

  • iPad mini Case

    Twelve South SurfacePad

    Chances are, the iPad mini's slim profile is what attracted your loved one to Apple's miniature tablet, so pick a case that complements that slender style. Twelve South's SurfacePad accentuates the mini's look with a leather wrap that covers both sides of the tablet. Opening the SurfacePad cover wakes up the mini, while a small kickstand flips down to make it easier to type with both hands. Choose between camel, red, white and black.

  • Robot Vacuum

    iRobot Roomba 880

    Nothing says "It's the future!" like a robot servant to do the vacuuming. The iRobot Roomba 880 is one of the best robot vacuums yet. It features improved scanners that help it navigate and thoroughly vacuum a room, the ability to schedule routine cleanings, and an improved nozzle that decreases carpet and rug snagging. Your giftee can also pick from a number of vacuuming modes to adjust to a room's size, flooring and obstacles.

  • Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones

    Bose QuietComfort 25 Headphones

    For your friend or loved one that is a globetrotting jetsetter or just wants to carve out a few moments of peace and quiet, we highly recommend the Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones. Meeting at the intersection of style and functionality, the QC 25 offers a sleek, lightweight design along with Bose's award-winning active noise-cancellation technology. The audio quality is stellar, too, with rich and balanced sound. Expect up to 35 hours of battery life.

  • Point and shoot camera

    Sony W800/S 20 MP Digital Camera (Silver)

    Some photographers just want a simple but capable point-and-shoot camera. The Sony W800 fits that bill exactly, complete with an in-camera guide. It snaps sharp 20-MP pictures, features a 5x optical zoom (better than what you'll find on most smartphones) and SteadyShot image stabilization, all for less than $80. The tiny 4.5-ounce camera slips into a pocket with ease. The W800 is smart enough to detect smiles, and captures HD movies at 720p.

  • Nikon lens

    Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G

    While the 18-55mm lens that comes with many new Nikon DX DSLRs is fine for most everyday situations, real photogs sometimes want a little more reach. With the crop factor on Nikon's DX cameras, the Nikkor 55-200mm creates more of a 82-350mm camera, so you can capture close-ups of your kids on the field. Combined with the original 18-55mm kits lens, you can have a two-lens solution that can cover almost all of your DSLR needs.

  • GPS Navigator

    Magellan RoadMate 9400-LM

    With free lifetime map updates and spoken instructions for street names and turns, you're directionally challenged loved ones will always know where they're going with the Magellan RoadMate 9400-LM. But this 7-inch touch-screen GPS device does more than offer directions. Traffic-camera alerts offer audible and visual warnings. It offers parking-garage locations and hours, plus speed-limit warnings for avoiding traffic tickets.

  • RC Helicopter

    Gyro Raptor-X 3.5CH RTR

    When has a remote-controlled helicopter not been the best gift at a holiday party? The Gyro Raptor-X 3.5CH RTR RC Helicopter is a lightweight but sturdy toy helicopter measuring 16 x 15 x 8 inches. The gadget can move in six directions and hover in midair. The helicopter is powered by a rechargeable battery pack, and the remote control uses AA batteries.

  • Smartwatch

    Pebble Steel

    Pebble has elevated the smartwatch to fashion-forward status with the Pebble Steel. The sleek device relays all your smartphone notifications to your wrist, and has a plethora of apps you can download and store in the Pebble Locker to use as you please. With the world on your wrist, you can do things like view sports scores, look up restaurants near you, and even control your smartphone's music via the Pebble's LED, e-paper screen.

  • 2-in-1 Hybrid

    Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

    Lenovo invented the folding-display laptop, and the Yoga 3 Pro takes this category to the next level. The 800-piece hinge resembles a watchband more than a laptop component. But there's more than just bling. Lenovo slimmed down its ultraportable by 17 percent, and its fanless design helps extend battery life up to 9 hours. And with its supersharp 13.3-inch, 3200 x 1800-pixel display, you'll want to stare at it all that time.

  • DSLRs

    Canon EOS Rebel T5i

    For the best balance of price and performance, Canon's Digital Rebel T5i can't be beat. Budding photographers can easily progress from novice to enthusiast, thanks to Canon's selection of more than 100 lenses. The Rebel T5i can shoot stills at up to 5 frames per second with an 18-MP sensor capable of ISO 25,600 light sensitivity — good enough for nighttime photos and video. This DSLR can also shoot 1080p HD video at 30 fps.

  • Action Camera

    GoPro Hero 4 Black

    The latest action cam from GoPro will let your favorite daredevil capture all of his or her feats in crystal-clear 4K resolution at up to 30 frames per second. Want to get it all in slow-mo? They can switch it to 120 fps, too. And now, they'll be able to control and share videos instantly through GoPro's smartphone app, so you can see just how much they're enjoying your gift.

  • Android Gaming Controller

    Moga Pro Power

    There are plenty of controllers for playing your favorite Android games, but the Moga Pro Power is a standout. Offering a precise, Xbox-style button layout, this $70 accessory turns your smartphone into a portable gaming console with its signature S.M.R.T. Lock Arm that holds a handset in place while charging it. This Bluetooth controller also works with Android tablets, and includes a separate stand for keeping your slate's screen front and center.

  • Gaming Headset

    SteelSeries Siberia Elite Prism

    Few gaming headsets make you look better than the SteelSeries Siberia Elite Prism, which comes in white or black and sports earpieces that cycle through a rainbow of LED lights. More important, the Siberia Elite Prism delivers stellar sound, which can be optimized for games, movies or music. The large, comfortable ear pads help block outside noise, and a retractable microphone ensures that your teammates can always hear you loud and clear.

  • Laptop Briefcase

    Ogio Renegade Top Zip Briefcase

    Frequent travelers will appreciate the airport-security-friendly laptop compartment in the Ogio Renegade Top Zip briefcase. The molded laptop compartment should fit most notebooks up to 17 inches, while the fleece-lined iPad pocket protects against scratches. A side water-bottle compartment and zippered stash pocket make room for the essentials. And the adjustable and padded shoulder strap makes running through the airport less stressful.

  • Budget iPad Mini Case

    PureGear Universal Tablet Folio

    Don't know what kind of tablet your giftee is getting? Prepare for any tablet contingency with the PureGear universal tablet folio, which will accommodate any 7- to-8-inch tablet. Elastic bands securely strap their slate in place, which can be propped for hands-free landscape viewing or typing. A magnet secures the fold-back top, and it includes document/ID/credit-card pockets as well as a stylus/pen holder.

  • Blu-ray Drive

    Samsung SE-506CB

    Whether you need to back up lots of data or just burn family movies to disc, Samsung's Blu-ray drive is your best choice. Available in black or white, this 10-ounce device is portable enough to stick in a bag and versatile enough to write to two dozen disc types. The SE-506CB draws its power from a USB port, no AC adapter required. The best part, Blu-ray Recordable (BD-R) discs hold 25GB of data and cost less than $1 each.

  • Premium Sound Bar

    Sonos Playbar

    For the audiophile with limited space, the Sonos Playbar packs six midrange drivers and three tweeters into a sleek 35 x 5.5 x 3.5-inch package. You can also add more Sonos speakers to create a true 5.1 surround-sound system. In addition to Sonos' own music service, the Playbar can play tunes from Spotify, Beats Music, Pandora and most other popular streaming services. It's not cheap, but it sounds amazing.

  • Amazon Fire HD 7 Case

    M-Edge Trip Case

    With the 360-degree swiveling design of the Mobile Edge Trip Case, the Amazon Fire HD 7 can be easily switched from landscape to portrait mode. The exterior — which comes in gray, blue or purple — is treated with Scotchgard to repel liquids and dirt. Inside, a microfiber flap keeps the screen smudge-free and protected. Of course, all of the ports, buttons and cameras are still accessible through cut-outs.

  • Educational Toy

    Leapfrog LeapTV

    While some kids may not be ready for a $400 gaming console, the LeapFrog's LeapTV ($150) could just be perfect. It's tailor-made for children ages 3 to 8. The games that are either preloaded or available for download on LeapTV are kid-appropriate and educational. The system also comes with a unique controller that flips out to become a wand to simulate baseball bats, tennis rackets or other tools.

  • Smart thermostat

    Nest Learning Thermostat

    It may look like an old-school thermostat, but the Nest packs the future into its stainless-steel frame. That's because this device learns your habits and preferences, and then automatically adjusts the temperature in your house. You can also adjust the temperature manually from the Android or iOS app. Not only is Nest convenient, but it could also save you money in the long run — so maybe whoever gets this gift should pay you.

  • Budget All-in-One PC

    Lenovo C560 Touch

    If you're looking for a sleek and efficient family PC, the $680 Lenovo C560 Touch does the trick while leaving you cash to spare for stocking stuffers. This affordable all-in-one packs a solid Core i3 processor, booming speakers and a vibrant full-HD touch screen, making it ideal for surfing the Web, watching movies and enjoying some light gaming. And if you need to upgrade, the C560 Touch sports an easy-open back panel.

  • Underwater Camera

    Olympus Tough TG-3

    The Olympus Tough TG-3 is perfect for the adventure seeker on your list who needs a great device for underwater exploration. This 16-MP camera is waterproof in depths of up to 50 feet, shockproof for drops from up to 7 feet high and freeze-proof down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit. Add to that a tough body that can withstand pressure up to 220 pounds, and you have a camera that can take a beating and keep on snapping. It can also take 1080p HD video.

  • camera bag

    Timbuk 2 Snoop Camera Messenger Bag 2014

    Keep your photographer friend outfitted in style with Timbuk2's Snoop Camera Messenger Bag. It keeps cameras, lenses and batteries protected and organized, thanks to a padded, removable insert with a zipper close and movable walls. In addition to a subtle, black-and-red/gray exterior, the bag features silencer strips on the closure to keep Velcro from making a racket. Extra tripod straps help keep your friend's hands free as she travels from shoot to shoot.

  • iPad Air 2 Keyboard Case

    iLuv Professional Workstation

    Your friend's iPad Air will mean business when it's housed inside the Professional Workstation. In addition to a portfolio jacket that slips over the iPad Air, the case also comes with a detachable Bluetooth keyboard. Instead of hunting and pecking on the iPad's touch-screen keys, your loved one can power through using iLuv's comfortable layout. With enough battery life to last for five days of continuous use, this keyboard case is perfect for meetings or travel.

  • Budget Bluetooth Speaker

    JBL Clip Portable Bluetooth Speaker

    For the traveler or backpacker in your life, we suggest the JBL Clip. As the name suggests, the 5.3-ounce portable speaker has a built-in carabiner, so you can easily clip it onto a bag. Available in five colors, the Clip is fairly rugged, so it can take a battering while delivering the beats. The Clip gets approximately 5 hours of battery life — perfect for a long hike or an impromptu party.

  • Chromebook

    Toshiba Chromebook 2

    Whether you're shopping for a student or a parent, the Toshiba Chromebook 2 is an inexpensive yet elegant option. Running Google's Web-centric Chrome OS, this laptop lets you check emails, stream music, watch videos and browse the Internet on a stunning 1080p, IPS screen that makes it look like you should have paid much more. The Chromebook 2 also packs strong Skullcandy-tuned speakers and offers nearly 8 hours of battery life on a single charge.

  • Kids Tablet

    Amazon Fire HD 6 Kids Edition

    This slate is made just for Junior, and he can grow into it. The Fire HD 6 Kids' Edition offers a rich display and strong battery life, and adds a kid-safe rubber bumper and a year of unlimited books, learning apps, movies and games via Amazon's FreeTime Unlimited service. Thanks to the HD 6's robust parental controls, you'll be able to set specific time and usage limits for each of your kids while ensuring that they enjoy age-appropriate content.

  • Fitness Tracker

    Jawbone Up24

    With a stylish, modern design, the Jawbone Up24 fitness tracker is stellar in every way. It tracks steps taken, distance traveled and calories burned, and it has the best sleep monitoring capabilities of any fitness tracker we've tested. Its companion app is easy to use, with bold colors and fun iconography that make daily activity a bit more bearable. The Up24 will help your loved ones get in shape by providing fitness data they never knew before.

  • Kid-Friendly Amazon Fire HD Case

    Incipio Firetruck Child-Friendly Case

    Stop the destruction that's sure to result from allowing your loved one's adorable prodigy to fiddle with the Amazon Fire HD while it's in Amazon's FreeTime mode. The Incipio Firetruck Kids Case is ready to come to the rescue. Its playful and colorful high-density silicon is great for shock absorption, which can originate from the floor, couch or coffee table. Plus, the $12.50 price tag is great for your holiday shopping budget.

  • Bluetooth Wireless Headphones

    Plantronics BackBeat Pro

    What do you get for the music lover who has everything? Headphones that can do anything. From NFC to multipoint connections, the Plantronics BackBeat Pro headphones are the most techie cans ever. The ANC technology blocks outside noise, but with the OpenMic feature, you can control how much you hear. If that weren't enough, the Pros deliver rich and full sound with a Bluetooth range of 150 feet, and last a day on a charge.

  • Cameras

    Samsung NX30

    The 20.3-MP NX30 mirrorless camera offers at least comparable performance to similarly priced DSLRs and a broader palette of features. Among them are a blistering shooting rate of 9 fps and 1080p video at up to 60 fps. An external mic input ensures equally good audio when recording. The ability to tap the touch screen to select a precise focal point as the action unfolds gives a leg up on virtually any DSLR.

  • Tablets

    iPad Air 2

    Apple's iPad Air 2 is one tablet well worth its premium price tag. This $500 slate somehow make's Apple's superslim flagship even thinner, while adding a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and a new A8X processor that helps games and apps run better than ever. With a seamless user interface via iOS 8 and access to more than 675,000 tablet-optimized apps, the iPad Air 2 is a gorgeous tablet that will keep you entertained.

  • Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 Case

    Amazon Standing Leather Origami Case

    That new Fire HDX 8.9 deserves to be swaddled in simple elegance, and that's exactly what you get with the Standing Leather Origami Case. In addition to folding into a stand with clever magnets, it redirects audio from the speakers for maximum effect. Plus, if you slide up the tablet inside the case, it stays securely in place as the tablet automatically opens the rear-camera app. Pick blue, black or red.

  • Laptop Tote

    Mobile Edge Verona Tote

    A laptop bag doesn't have to be boring and masculine. The Mobile Edge 16-inch Verona Laptop Tote is clad in graphite-colored faux leather and features polished nickel fittings. The padded, poly-fur-lined pockets provide perfect protection for both your laptop and tablet, while three separate zippered storage sections hold cords and papers. A matching accessory clutch will hold all your little odds and ends. Plus, this tote comes with a lifetime warranty.

  • PS4 Bundle

    Sony PlayStation 4 Destiny Bundle

    What's better than owning Sony's latest superb home console? Getting a game that features Peter Dinklage as your own personal robot sidekick along with it. The PlayStation 4 Destiny bundle features an attractive white PS4, a matching controller, a 30-day trial of the PlayStation Plus premium service and a copy of the hit online shooter Destiny. The bundle saves you $10, and there's no other way to get a white PS4.

  • Over-Ear Headphones

    Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones

    Helmed by rapper/producer Dr. Dre, the Beats brand continues to be the gold standard for fashion headphones. Available in 10 colors, the latest rendition of the Beats Studio delivers a svelte, streamlined design with the iconic "B" front and center. You can also expect more refined mids and highs, without diminishing the big, thumping lows that the Beats are known for. Throw in the 20-hour rechargeable battery, and you've got the perfect gift for your beat junkie.

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