This year, we’re tracking down the best gifts for the holidays so you don’t have to. Every day, for 10 days, come back to see 10 new awesome gift ideas for everyone on your list: from the fashion-lover to the beauty junkie to the tech enthusiast.
We’ve uncovered the coolest new gadgets sure to please everyone on your list (even that friend who still can’t figure out Twitter…).
1. For the Head Banger
Give the music-lover in your life a serious ear-bud upgrade with these lightweight headphones that produce unbeatable sound in a durable design.
Bose AE2 Around-Ear Headphones, $150. Available at www.bestbuy.ca.
2. For the Apple Lover
The iPad still tops every techie’s wish list (if they haven’t bought it already!). The latest iPad Mini boasts a gorgeous display, in a pocket-friendly size.
iPad Mini, $329 and up. Available at www.apple.com.
3. For the Klutz
Colourful iPhone cases are the new accessory du jour and make the perfect stocking stuffer or gift topper. Plus, you can never have too many to choose from!
Printed Case for iPhone 4, $30. Available at www.jcrew.com.
4. For the Geek On-The-Go
Get your techie out of the computer chair and off to the gym with the Nike+ Sportband. It tracks a runner’s distance, pace, time and calories burned, and connects to nikeplus.com where they can plan routes and track their goals.
Nike+ Sportband, $80. Available at www.nikeplus.nike.com.
5. For the Chatterbox
This retro-inspired wireless headset (known for its celebrity fan base) eliminates 99 percent of radiation, so your big talker can rack up that phone bill with peace of mind.
Everything Ion Bluetooth Headset, $30. Available at www.everythingion.com.
6. For the Creative Cameraman
The new Lytro camera is more than meets the eye…after snapping shots, the camera allows photographers to refocus their pictures again and again by capturing the entire light field.
Lytro Camera, $400. Available at www.futureshop.ca.
7. For the Snoozer
Clocky is just about the cutest alarm clock on the planet, but don’t let his adorable appearance fool you…this little guy rolls off the nightstand and around the room when sleepy heads attempt to snooze.
Clocky Rolling Alarm Clock, $60. Available at www.rolostore.com.
8. For the Globe Trotter
This universal adapter is easy to use, comes in bright colours (so it won’t get lost in suitcases!) and is an essential for any gadget-toting traveller.
Universal Travel Adapter, $25. Available at www.cb2.com.
9. For the Jewellery Buff
USB keys always come in handy, and make perfect stocking stuffers, especially ones as chic as this.
USB Ring, US $50. Available at www.katespade.com.
10. For the Documentarian
What could be cooler than a pocket-sized camcorder that uploads for easy sharing? It’s the perfect gift for the person in your life who’s always got their camera at the ready.
Kodak PlaySport HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera, $160. Available at www.amazon.ca.