Are you searching for the perfect gift for the tech lover in your life? We’ve rounded up 10 great gadgets that will guarantee a perfect geek holiday.
1. Sony PlayStation 4
Sony’s PlayStation 4 is one of the hottest gaming consoles of the year, selling 1 million consoles in just 24 hours. This makes the PlayStation 4 one of Sony’s fastest selling consoles. While some people have reported some technical difficulties with their PlayStation 4, Sony is working hard at fixing the issue, this won’t stop people from trying to buy one!
2. Xbox One
Microsoft launched the Xbox One worldwide on November 22nd, and the company reported in a statement that the Xbox sold over 1 million consoles. Xbox One fans will be able to buy the Xbox One in Toys R Us stores across the US on Saturday, November 30th on a first-come, first-served basis. Make sure to call your local store first to see what’s available. Amazon is running a Xbox promotion from now until December 6th where you can get popular games at a reduced price and $20 off for Xbox Live for one year. Games on sale include Dead Rising 3, Forza 5, Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts all for the price of $49 ea.
3. Apple’s iPad Mini with Retina
It might be tough to find the Apple iPad Mini with Retina display at a local Apple Store, so ordering it from Apple’s online store would be your best bet. This will save time from ordering through AT&T or Verzion, where a backorder may take up to three to four weeks. Apple says the iPad Mini will take about 5-10 business days to deliver if you order from the company’s website. There are some great accessories for iPad Mini with Retina display that would make some great gifts for the holiday season.
4. iPhone 5s
The iPhone 5s delivers a superior performance compared to its predecessor, iPhone 5. The 5s is hooked up with some pretty sweet features including the Touch ID sensor, which unlocks your iPhone 5s by scanning your fingerprint. You can also record 1080p HD video, experience fast download speeds, and the iPhone 5s was designed with iOS 7 in mind. You can buy the iPhone 5s online here.
Chromecast is a fun new way to watch your favorite movies, TV shows, videos, and music from Netflix, Chrome, HBO Go, YouTube and Pandora on your HDTV. Chromecast works with devices like Android phones, Android tablets, iPhones, iPads, Chrome for Windows and Chrome for Mac. Chromecast is set at the reasonable price of just $35.
6. Pebble Smartwatch
Pebble is one of the popular smart watches on the market! With Pebble Smartwatch, you can receive texts, have access to your app information, and the battery life lasts for 5-7 days before each charge. Pebble is also water proof so you can swim, run in the rain, and take a shower with the Pebble smartwatch. You can buy the Pebble smartwatch for $130 through www.getpebble.com. The offer is valid for today only!
7. Nexus 7
If you’re looking to buy an Android tablet, you might want to check out the Nexus 7. You can take it anywhere and browse on the web for up to 10 hrs. If you purchase a Nexus 7 through the Google Play Store, you will receive $25 in Play Store credit. This credit can be used to purchase movies, TV shows, games, apps, books, and music.
With Roku you can easily stream movies, TV shows, music, and games from the internet right to your TV. You can also enjoy Pandora, Crackle, Netflix and Hulu Plus. The Roku 2 is on sale on Roku’s website for $60, which will save you $20 off the regular price.
9. Fitbit Force
The Fitbit Force is a wearable device that can track steps, distance, calories burned and monitors sleeping habits. You can even wear your Fitbit in the shower! You can buy the Fitbit Force for $129.00 through www.fitbit.com.
10. Solidoodle 2nd Generation 3D Printer
If your loved one has been looking into 3D printers this Holiday, you might want to buy your loved one Solidoodle’s 2nd generation 3D printer, which goes for only $599.00. Shipping usually takes about 2-3 weeks if its “in stock.” You can buy Solidoodle 2nd Generation 3D printer from www.solidoodle.com.