It’s that time of the year and everyone is buying gifts for those people that make up our lives – co-workers, friends, and family. Now, we aren’t too old to be as excited to tear open gift like when we were five years old. Sometimes you get that feeling when getting the latest tech gadget you’ve wanted all year.
There are definitely too many devices to include in this one article, but here’s a few ideas to get you thinking about tech gifts, either that you’re giving to someone else or ones you want.
2014 Tech Gifts
Here’s some of the more obvious tech devices to choose from this year from the Amazon Fire TV stick at $39.00 up to a couple thousand you can spend on a decked out Surface Pro 3.
Amazon Fire TV – Perfect for those who enjoy quality mobile games scaled up to the big screen along with their multimedia fix. Amazon is also selling a certified refurbished box for $79.99
Amazon Fire TV Stick – If you’re an Amazon Prime member and get your movies and TV through Amazon, this is a cheaper way to go, but gaming here takes a back seat but only costs $39.00
Apple iPhone 6 – The luxury new Apple phone with more power under the hood, slightly larger screen at 4.7” or get the iPhone 6 Plus if you want Apple’s largest iPhone screen to date, coming in at 5.5” and the latest version on iOS 8 is preinstalled (price varies by carriers and plans)
Roku 3 – This is the newest Roku 3 set-top box that is platform agnostic, and includes virtually all of the major streaming media services like Amazon, Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Spotify. Of course, there’s no Apple content, but if you live in the Apple ecosystem chances are you have an Apple TV already.
Chromebook – The web only Chromebook from Google are plenty affordable and is a good choice for the user who does light computer work, i.e, email, shopping, blogging, casual games, and light word processing. Plus, a Chromebook is very affordable.
Surface Pro 3 – Microsoft’s new Cadillac ultra-book with detachable keyboard, 12” screen and an Intel Core 15 or i7 and a healthy amount of RAM that runs Windows 8.1 the way it was meant to be run. Surface Pro 3 is perfect for Windows enthusiasts, who might be yourself!
Not to mention, Windows Phones, Android smartphones and tablets, iPads…Ok, you get the idea…
So you’ve stayed up-to-date with the current gadgets that came out this year, and what we want to know is: What device are you most looking forward to getting or maybe even giving as a gift to someone else?
The comments below are wide open, let us know what’s on your tech wish list!