Holiday Gift Guide: Tech Accessories For Your Last Minute Gift Shopping
Every major gadget out there works better with accessories. Some of these accessories give us new ways to use our gadgets. Here is a list of great accessories that make great gifts and/or stocking stuffers.
Plantronics Voyager Legend Bluetooth Headset
A great gift for those who multi-task and need to be on the phone often. What separates this headset from the rest? It’s intuitive. It allows you to answer calls by simply putting the headset on your ear. It also decides whether to direct calls to your phone or headset. When wearing the headset the Voyager Legend announces the call and allows you to say “answer” or “ignore”. It’s protected against rain, sweat and the inevitable coffee spill.
A great gift for those who use their laptops in public often. It’s not easy keeping your screen private at a crowded starbucks or on a flight. 3M privacy filters keep the information visible only to the person directly in front of the monitor. The filter is reversible. Choose matte side for for anti-glare, or glossy side for increased clarity.
If you know someone who will use 2013 to get into better shape; the Fitbit Zip is a great motivational gift. Tracking steps, distance and calories burned; this little fitness helper can help your giftee stay on track with his/her fitness goals. Available in a variety of colors; the fitbit zip is cute and useful. Sync daily achievements and challenge friends on fitness goals.
We have all been there! Our phone is about to die and there’s no power source. With the big screens and numerous features smartphones have; they aren’t going to last the entire day. The myCharge Peak 6000 is here to help. You can charge up to 3 devices at once. The Peak 6000 has built in prongs and USB charging ports. It also has a microUSB port and an Apple 30 pin port for easy charging of the most common devices.
It’s extremely difficult to find an affordable iPad dock; let alone one that is portable. The iHome iD55 is the perfect solution. It charges your iPad while filling your room with music. With a nice sliding cover, the dock is easy to store. It operates on an AC adapter or four AA batteries.
Take your iPad to the next level and include family and friends in on the fun. Download a variety of games from the Apple App Store and up to four players can participate. The games follow buzzer game rules; whoever knows the answer clicks their buzzer. Games include Guesstimation, Swoop, In The Know, and more!
Small enough to fit in your bag; the ONE portable speaker is way more powerful than its size. With 45 millimeter drivers; the sound is filling and rich. Connect your media player via bluetooth and you can manage music and answer call with the controls on the speaker. You can enjoy up to 14 hours of playback on this very portable speaker.
The Mophie juice pack is an easy gift to love! Nearly doubling your battery life; the Mophie juice pack doesn’t get in your way when charging on the go. The case is thin and can provide you with up to 32 hours of music, 8 hours of video playback and 9 hours of web-browsing. Don’t forget the juice pack also serves as a protective case. Two wins with this gift!
If you know someone that actively games on his/her iPad; you should consider getting them the Duo Gamer. It also works on the iPhone and iPod Touch. The Duo Gaming controller has two analog joysticks, directional pad, four buttons, and two trigger buttons. There are several Gameloft games that go great with the Duo Gamer!
The Samsung Chromebook features fast booting technology and built-in apps to get everyday work done quickly. Weighing less than 2.5 pounds; you can take the Samsung Chromebook anywhere and everywhere. When purchasing the chromebook you get 12 free passes for Gogo in-air internet (to use when flying).