Holiday Gift Splurges
Sony Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (SRS-BTX300)
Turn up the fun with clear, bold sound and wireless audio streaming with Bluetooth.
It's everything the iPhone was—but better. Brighter screen, smarter camera and, of course, Apple's sleek new iOS 7. Eye-catching colors (green, blue, yellow and pink) seal the deal.
The fun of owning a dog, without the predawn walks.
Snap to it to create circuits—no wiring required.
Nokia Lumia 1020
It's a Windows 8 phone, but the big news is the amazing 41-megapixel (!) camera that can zoom in like nobody's business.
Sol Republic Tracks HD On-Ear Headphones
Pitch-perfect sound and a virtually indestructible headband at a phenomenal price.
Learning to play the guitar is frustration-free when the correct fingering is displayed right on the fret, thanks to blinking LEDs. Practicing will be a pleasure.
To a teenager, an Android tablet can be all things: TV, camera and the means to stay connected with friends. This one also boasts Beats Audio, great for listening to music.
HP Chromebook 11
This colorful cutie puts Google's Chrome browser, word processor and other useful apps right at its owner's fingertips—no buying or installing any software.
Tailor-made for diehard fans.
Originally published in the December 2013 issue of Family Circle magazine.