Looking for the perfect gift for your friends, family, or partner? Whether they’ve been naughty or nice, picking the perfect gift is half the fun. We’ve searched every gadget list and found the best deals from around the web. Here’s a great selection of holiday gift ideas for anyone in your life.
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Console Your Gaming N00bs…
Microsoft Xbox One, $649.99
Any gamer has heard of Microsoft’s next-gen console – the Xbox One has been wetting panties for over a year. If you have the money and a serious gamer in your life who can’t get this console, you need to get it for them; they’re guaranteed to love you for, like, a week at least…
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, $119 w/ special offers
There’s no substitute for a physical book, but nothing approaches the Kindle Paperwhite at replicating the experience. It’s comfortable to read, visible in bright sunlight, and has a backlight for reading in dim light or darkness. Long battery life and Amazon’s free, almost-instant (and cheap) delivery of reading material makes it a great gift for the reader in your life.
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Anker Astro Mini 3000mAh USB Charger, $19.99
What’s the size of a tube of lipstick and can charge any USB-powered device? The Anker Astro Mini 2600mAh external USB chargers. Never again dread seeing “Low Battery” on your phone. Compatible with iPhone, Galaxy, HTC One, Google Glass, Moto X, and more, this device is the perfect companion for those of us who use our devices on the go.
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Crave Duet Lux 8GB USB Vibrator, $219
If you know a female, this vibrator is sleek, sexy, and subtle, coming in a nearly all-black color. She can recharge it on any USB connection but, as with all USB-powered devices, it charges best on a wall outlet. Not only is this a vibrator, it’s also a thumb drive. All you need is a romantic Matthew McConaughey fist attachment, and you’re gonna live forever.
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Leaving the Country…
Conair TravelSmart All-In-One, $27
When you leave the US, you need adapters and power converters to plug you US devices into foreign outlets. Transformers are usually the size of a toaster and 10 times as heavy. This combo unit has a comprehensive (and well labelled) array of switches for any country, and it even has a built-in power surge protector. Every traveler and expat could use a couple.
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GoPro Hero 3+: Black Edition – $399
It’s hard to go wrong with a GoPro, which captures HD footage at incredible speeds in any conditions. It’s what skydivers, skaters, hikers, divers, slacktivists, and more use to record raw footage for highlight videos. The GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition is 20% lighter with a 30% longer battery life than past models, but with the same ultra wide angle glass lens. See the world, change it, and prove it with GoPro.
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For Nerds Eyes Only…
Lenova Yoga 10-inch Tablet, $299 ($259 w/ Prime)
Android tablets don’t have apps iPads do, but the open-sourced nature of Google Play is closing that gap. Lenova’s Yoga series is one of the sleekest on the market, easily out-styling both Apple and Samsung. Aesthetics and function aside, the amazing battery life is what makes the Yoga so zen…
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