Behold! Christmas bells are ringing, so this means the holiday season is upon us.
Here is our 2013 holiday gadget gift buying guide!
If you or a loved one needs a little help trying to find that perfect gift, then hopefully this list will help you out. You can also save this whole list to your wishlist and reference it at a later time.
Beat the crowds and get your shopping done early and easily. Happy Holidays!
Let the battle of the gaming consoles begin with the new generation of consoles! The Xbox One doesn’t just want to be your gaming center – it also wants to be your entertainment hub. With the Xbox One at your home theater core, you can instantly switch from gaming, to TV, a movie, play music and more. Better yet, when you’re watching TV, you can get notifications from Xbox LIVE, so you’ll never miss a beat.
Sony is pushing the gaming boundaries with the PS4. Allowing developers to make even more enhanced games for gamers to drool over. Developers and gamers alike will love the PS4. Personalized for the gamer, they can get personalized content. The PS4 will learn your likes and dislikes allowing you to find content a lot easier, and discover things you may not have known existed. Everything is new and awesome with the PS4
Call of Duty: Ghosts
What new generation console is complete without the latest in breakthrough gaming technology? Pick up Call Of Duty Ghosts to break in your new console. All new missions and weapons are at your fingertips with a new generation of multiplayer experience to be had.
Apple iPhone 5S
The all new iPhone 5S. Features a 4 inch widescreen Retina display, the new blazing fast A6 processor, all new aluminum and glass case, 4G LTE cellular radio, 802.11n Wifi network, an 8 megapixel rear camera and an HD FaceTime front icamera. With this much hardware available, Is there anything this phone can’t do? Available in Black, White and Gold.
Apple iPad Air
The all new iPad Air is 20% thinner than previous models, and weighs just one pound. Yet it still packs a punch, featuring a 9.7 inch Retina display and the all new A7 processor with M7 motion compressor. Built in Wifi 802.11n support will get you blazing fast speeds on Wifi networks. The 10 hour battery life is ready to power your most hardware hungriest of apps.
Google Nexus 7
Not into Apple? No problem. Google’s got you covered with their newest Nexus 7 tablet. The world’s sharpest tablet screen at 323 ppi, your apps and photos and movies all come to life – they’ve never looked better. This many pixels per inch mean the text on screen is sharper than printed paper. The quad core processor will make sure your apps have plenty of horsepower to use.
Anker E5 USB Battery Charger
With so many gadgets in your arsenal, you need a way to power them all – especially when a power outlet is not nearby – like at the airport. No problem with the Anker E5 USB battery charger. Packed inside this little box is a 15,000mAh battery that’s ready to charge your power hungry gadgets. Recharging your iPhone, Nexus, Galaxy or iPad isn’t a problem anymore when you’re on the go.
20% smaller, 33% improved image quality, 100% badass. At this point the name speaks for itself. The most versatile and rugged camera out there. Mount it to damn near anything and get those awesome angles in your video. With the new 30% longer life battery, you’ll have plenty of juice to keep the recording going.
Looking to stream online content, but for a fraction of the price of the other guys? Plug in the ChromeCast to an available HDMI port on your TV, setup the WiFi, and you’re off. Instantly stream Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Pandora and more.
Let’s face it, after the holidays you (and I) will need to go on a diet. Need to burn off all that delicious food. What better way to track your activity than with the Fitbit Force. The wrist-watch looking device tracks your steps, distance, calories burned, stairs climbed and active minutes. You can even monitor your sleep so you can track bad habits and get more restful sleep. Syncs automatically to your computer or smart phone via Bluetooth.
Give yourself some peace of mind with the Dropcam camera. All it needs it power, the built in WiFi will get the camera online and you’ll be streaming video in 60 seconds. 720p resolution means you’ll be able to identify anything in view, and with the Cloud Video Recording feature, you’ll be able to access your recordings from anywhere.
The speaker on your phone? Yeah right. The one on your tablet? Psshhh. If you want to listen to music, you need to do it right. Sync your device via Bluetooth to the Jambox and you’ll have tunes in no time. The 10 hour rechargeable battery will make sure your music doesn’t drop out during the middle of a jam session.
HP U160 USB Monitor
Having a 2nd monitor is sweet. It’s typically not worth it though for laptop users to drag around an LCD monitor with them everywhere they go. The HP U160 15.6″ USB monitor aims to change that. When folded down, it’s about the thickness of a tablet, and the size of a 15″ laptop. The monitor 1920×1080, perfect for spreadsheets, or HD movies.
SiliconDust HDHomeRun PRIME
Now you can stream cable TV to your devices on your home network. Put in a CableCard into the HD HomeRun Prime and set up your Windows Media Center (or other media center software) and you’ll be able to enjoy the cable TV you’ve come to know and love, but without the cable box. Most newer CableCard’s allow for 3 tuners, so this means you can watch (or record) 3 different channels at once one your different media center apps.
Lexar Professional Workflow HR1
If you’re a photographer, or someone who’s got a lot of media they need to download quickly, you need the Lexar Professional Workflow HR1 Four Bay USB3 card reader. The name says it all. The bays are modular, so you can have 4 CompactFlash readers, or 4 SD Card readers, or a mixture of both and/or all. With the USB3 speed, your files will be downloaded in no time.
That about sums up our gadget list for 2013! Be sure to share this list, and also add this list to your TheGearPost wishlist so that you can check it out later on!